Sports Department

USC Celebrates With 2nd Straight Parade

Fans of South Carolina’s baseball team ignored 95-degree heat to turn out for a parade to celebrate a second consecutive NCAA baseball championship.
The parade on Friday drew an estimated 45,000 people who lined Main Street in Columbia or who waved from balconies along the route as the team returned from Omaha, Neb.

Once Is Fun, Twice Is Nice

While the Gamecock baseball team catches its breath one day before Columbia’s parade honoring their second straight national championship, ABC Columbia posed the questions to players, how does winning a second straight title compare to winning the first one?

Walker To Play Despite Wrist Fracture

South Carolina sophomore first baseman Christian Walker will hit in his customary third spot in the lineup for the Gamecocks in Monday night’s first game of the national championship series against Florida. X-rays confirmed a fractured hamate bone in his left wrist.

USC’s Walker Likely Out For Finals

USC sophomore first baseman Christian Walker will likely miss the national championship series against Florida. Gamecock Head Baseball Coach Ray Tanner says Walker injured his wrist in his last at-bat in Carolina’s Friday night win against Virginia.

Cal Bounces Texas A&M From CWS

Freshman utilityman Derek Campbell drove in two runs out of the No. 9 spot, closer Matt Flemer pitched three scoreless innings in his longest outing of the year and the Golden Bears kept up their improbable postseason run with a 7-3 victory over Texas A&M.