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SEC Hoops Changes Schedule Format

The Southeastern Conference has announced a men’s basketball scheduling model beginning in 2015-16 that features three permanent opponents. Each SEC team will play the other 13 teams at least one time during league play. They will then play their three permanent opponents a second time and the remaining two games will be scheduled on a rotating basis. Read more »

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Crownover Earns 1st Team All-American Honors

Junior lefthander Matthew Crownover (Ringgold, Ga.) and sophomore catcher Chris Okey (Mount Dora, Fla.) were named All-Americans by Collegiate Baseball on Thursday. Crownover was a first-team selection, while Okey was a second-team pick. Read More »

Martin Earns 2nd Team All-American Honors

South Carolina senior first baseman Kyle Martin earned second-team Louisville Slugger All-America honors as chosen by Collegiate Baseball. The team was announced on Thursday morning. Martin led the Gamecocks in all three Triple Crown categories batting .350 (71-for-203) with 14 homers and 56 RBI. Read More »

Gamecocks Ready To Tee Off NCAA Championships

The sixth-ranked South Carolina men’s golf team is among the final 30 teams playing for the national title for the third-straight year. Play begins at the NCAA Championship on Friday and runs through Wednesday, June 3 at the par-72, 7,483-yard layout at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. The Gamecocks punched their ticket to the championship with a second-place finish at the NCAA Bremerton Regional. Read More »

Cougars no longer an NCAA surprise

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — College of Charleston second baseman Blake Butler felt it when the Cougars got back together for workouts last fall: His team wanted to finish the job it began last season. Read More »

Tiger Athletes Earn 3.02 GPA

Nine of Clemson’s athletic programs recorded semester grade point ratios above a 3.0, and 234 student-athletes posted spring semester marks at 3.0 and above, according to data provided by the University Office of Institutional Research. Read More »

Lawmakers proclaim "Darlington Raceway Week"

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers have made the first week in September "Darlington Raceway Week" as the track prepares for Labor Day weekend racing. Read More »

9 Clemson teams post 3.0 GPAs in spring

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The University Office of Institutional Research at Clemson says nine of the school's athletic teams finished the spring semester with grade point averages of 3.0 or better. Read More »

Blowfish Notch Win to Open New Stadium

On a historic night in the heart of Lexington, South Carolina, the Lexington County Blowfish overcame an early deficit in front of a sold-out crowd to defeat the Gastonia Grizzlies 6-2 on the grand opening of Lexington County Baseball Stadium. Read More »

Swinney cancels visit to group opposing same-sex marriage

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney cancelled an appearance at the Palmetto Family Council next month after a state lawmaker criticized him because the group opposes same-sex marriage. Read More »

Ex-Clemson basketball coach Bill Foster dies Wednesday

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Bill Foster, the only Clemson basketball coach to reach the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight, has died after long bout with Parkinson's disease. He was 79. Read More »

Page Earns First-Team All-American Honors

South Carolina junior left fielder Alaynie Page became the first All-American under head coach Beverly Smith, earning first-team accolades from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, the organization released today. Read More »

Winthrop soccer coach to step down after 2015 season

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Longtime Winthrop men's soccer coach Rich Posipanko has announced he will step down after the 2015 season. Read More »

Blowfish Open Season with Win Over Flrorence

The Lexington County Blowfish capitalized on four Florence Redwolves errors, and received outstanding pitching from Taylor Widener, en route to a 5-1 victory on Tuesday night. Read More »

Swinney Receives Gene Stallings Award

Clemson Head Football Coach Dabo Swinney received the 2015 Gene Stallings Award Tuesday night at a banquet in Dallas, Tex. The award was presented to Swinney by his former offensive coordinator, Chad Morris, now the head football coach at SMU. Read More »

Clemson's Okey to Play for USA Baseball

Catcher Chris Okey (Mount Dora, Fla.) has accepted an invitation from USA Baseball to play for the 2015 Collegiate National Team this summer. Read More »

Blowfish Open Season Tuesday

The Lexington County Blowfish will play their first game of the 2015 season against the Florence Redwolves tonight at 7:05 p.m. Read More »

Clemson Narrowly Skids into NCAA Tournament

The Tigers were selected to the NCAA Tournament on Monday afternoon and will play in the Fullerton (Calif.) Regional beginning Friday at Goodwin Field. The Tigers were selected to the NCAA Tournament for the 28th time in the last 29 years and for the 40th time overall, and will make its first trip to the West Coast for a regional. Read More »

Season Ends for USC Women's Golf

No. 2 South Carolina’s run at the NCAA Championships ended two strokes outside of the 15 advancing teams after resuming the third round of the event on Monday morning at The Concession Golf Club. Read More »

At Lower Richland, A Gold Glover Takes Over

Former Red Sox infielder and Columbia native Pokey Reese was introduced as the new head baseball coach at Lower Richland High School. Read More »

No. 2 USC Surges at NCAA Championships

After finishing the second round in 20th place this morning, No. 2 South Carolina climbed to 13th before darkness suspended the third round of the 2015 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship at The Concession Golf Club on Sunday. Read More »

Play Suspended on Day 2 of NCAA Championships

For the second day in a row, weather shortened play at the 2015 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship. Today, the No. 2 Gamecocks did not get their round in, with players finishing anywhere from 11 to 13 holes of the second round before play was halted at The Concession Golf Club on Saturday. Currently, South Carolina is tied for 11th at 40-over and is 20-over in its uncompleted second round. Read More »

Gore, Koch Leave Carolina Baseball Program

USC announced Saturday that sophomore catcher Logan Koch and shortstop Jordan Gore would no longer be a part of the Carolina baseball program. Read More »

No. 2 USC Completes Round 1 at NCAA Championships

No. 2 South Carolina was among 12 of the 24 teams to finish the first round of the 2015 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship before play was halted due to weather. Sophomore Katelyn Dambaugh led the Gamecocks ¬with a 2-under 70 at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. As a team, South Carolina carded a 308 (+20) to place sixth amongst those that finished their rounds. Read More »

Tigers Fall to UNC, Await NCAA Tournament Fate

J.B. Bukauskas pitched 5.2 strong innings and Skye Bolt hit a three-run homer in the third inning to lift North Carolina to a 6-3 victory over Clemson in the ACC Tournament at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Friday afternoon. The Tar Heels, who finished 2-2 in the tournament, improved to 34-24 on the season. The Tigers, who went 1-2 in the tourney, fell to 32-27 in 2015. Read More »

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