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Former Legendary JU Athlete Dies

The Navigator

February 16, 2011

Filed under Archive, Baseball, Basketball, Sports

Legendary basketball and baseball star for Jacksonville University, Roger Strickland, died Feb. 2 at the age of 70. Strickland, aka “The Rifle”, was a Jacksonville native from Bishop Kenny High School. From there he began his legacy at JU that led him to set the bar for all athletes. He was selected into the NBA and MLB drafts after becoming the university’s first All-American...

Women’s Basketball: JU’s Coach Jill Dunn Records 100th Win!

Kyle Nanton

February 8, 2011

Filed under Archive, Basketball, Sports

The Jacksonville University Women’s Basketball team took little time getting back in the winner’s column. After a tough loss in their outing against Campbell University early last week, the lady fins bounced back well to defeat Belmont University 68-57 Thursday, Feb. 3. The Dolphins were led by a terrific off the bench effort by junior Guard Ashanti Williams who dropped...

Mens Basketball Fall But Then Get Their Revenge

February 8, 2011

The Jacksonville University Men’s Basketball team went into their matchup Thursday, Feb. 3 against Belmont University, on a three-game winning streak. The Dolphins, third in the Atlantic Sun conference, playe...

Women’s Basketball

February 8, 2011

The Basketball Chapter of the River City Rumble got underway last Thursday, Jan. 27, as the Jacksonville University women’s basketball team squared off...

Men’s Basketball

February 2, 2011

Wherever you reside at Jacksonville University, be it Oak Hall, The Village Apartments, or the throwback dorms, nothing feels better than waking up and ...

Men's Basketball: Trip to Georgia

January 25, 2011

The Jacksonville University Men’s Basketball team just returned from a two game road trip to Georgia where they faced Mercer University and Kennesaw...

Women's Basketball

Kyle Nanton

January 25, 2011

Filed under Archive, Basketball, Sports

This past weekend the Jacksonville University Women’s Basketball team took a road trip across the border visiting our neighbors to the north for two games against Atlantic Sun conference opponents. The journey in Georgia started Saturday January 22 against Kennesaw State University (4-12, 1-7 A-Sun). The game was tight throughout the first half, and then JU (9-9, 4-5 A-Sun) ...

Men’s Basketball Overview

January 18, 2011

As students are getting back into their regular routine of school, Sodexho, and sleep, The JU men’s basketball team is fighting towards the No. 1 spo...

JU Women’s Basketball Overview

January 18, 2011

The Jacksonville University women’s basketball team has started off the New Year with a heavy dose of Atlantic Sun Conference opponents. The ladies have p...

JU Basketball Checks In for the Season

November 30, 2010

It’s not a battle of the sexes when both sexes are battling on behalf of JU athletics. Both the men and women’s Dolphin basketball teams are 4-1 overal...

Women’s Basketball Defeat Spartans

John Joyce

November 10, 2010

Filed under Archive, Basketball, Sports

The Jacksonville University Women’s Basketball team thumped visiting Tampa 70-41 Saturday, November 6.  The Dolphins defeated the Spartans with focused play and aggressive spirit having three players score in double digits and capitalizing on lose balls. Senior guard GiGi Thompson scored 17 and recorded four steals to lead the ladies to victory while her senior sisters...

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