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LEXINGTON, S.C. -- Head Coach Tim Medlin 2006,2007,2008 has been named Head Coach for the Blowfish Alumni. Tim was the first ever Head Coach when the Blowfish began in 2006. Former Blowfish Coaches Lee Gronkiewicz Head Coach 2009, 2010, 2011,…

Bradley's Streak Sizzles To 17 Straight

BOSTON, MA - MAY 11: Jackie Bradley Jr. #25 of the Boston Red Sox has Powerade dumped on him after the victory over the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park on May 11, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts.…

Charleston Wins 11-4, Splits Series At Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) -- College of Charleston scored three runs in the third inning and eight runs in the seventh inning in its 11-4 victory over No. 23 Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday afternoon to split the two-game…

Big Carolina Comeback Starts SEC Softball Tourney

STARKVILLE, MS (USC SID) -- Gamecock junior Taylor Williams cranked a pinch-hit home run in the eighth to send South Carolina (36-20) to a 7-4 extra-innings victory in the opening game of the 2016 SEC Softball Tournament over sixth-seeded and…

Clemson 7th, USC 14th In Golf Coaches Poll

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) -- Clemson is ranked seventh in the final regular season Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll.  It is the eighth straight week Clemson has been ranked among the top 12 in the nation according to the Coaches poll.   It is…

USC Ready To Host NCAA Tennis Tournament

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- No. 13 South Carolina women's tennis will take on Winthrop Friday at 5 p.m. at the Carolina Tennis Center in the 2016 NCAA Tournament First Round. The Gamecocks, who are hosting first- and second-round action…

WATCH: Widener & Destino Help USC Top PC 3-1

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- Junior right-hander Taylor Widener struck out a career-high 12 batters in a career high 7.2 innings pitched and sophomore outfielder Alex Destino hit a pair of solo home runs as third-ranked South Carolina defeated Presbyterian…

Clemson Crushes Charleston 13-4

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) -- Trailing 4-0 with two outs and the bases empty in the fourth inning, No. 23 Clemson tallied eight straight hits to score seven runs in its 13-4 victory over College of Charleston at Doug Kingsmore Stadium…

JBJ Extends Longest 2016 MLB Hit Streak To 16

BOSTON, MA - MAY 10: Chris Young #30, Jackie Bradley Jr. #25 and Mookie Betts #50 celebrate after their victory over the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park on May 10, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by…

Conlon, Fireflies Top Drive 7-6

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Fireflies) -- The Fireflies held off a furious Greenville rally in the late innings on Tuesday to win, 7-6, at Fluor Field. For the second straight series against the Drive, Columbia (18-14) won three of four from its…

Blossomgame Heads To NBA Combine

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) -- Junior forward Jaron Blossomgame is headed to Chicago for the NBA Draft Combine, held Wednesday through Sunday. The event will be televised live by ESPN2 on Thursday and Friday from 3-7 p.m.   Blossomgame has not…

Fireflies Home Games Now Available On MiLB.TV

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) -- Great news is on the horizon for Fireflies fans across the globe. Beginning Thursday, May 12, all Columbia Fireflies home games will be broadcast worldwide on MiLB.TV. Anyone with a valid monthly or yearly MiLB.TV subscription…

DiBattisto Takes Over Westwood Boys Basketball

BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. (WOLO) -- A familiar face to Columbia-area basketball is switching high schools.  Tuesday, Westwood High School announced Jeff DiBattisto as its new head boys basketball coach.  DiBattisto makes the move from Dreher where he was the head boys…

USC Baseball Tries To Bounce Back Against PC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- South Carolina (36-11) returns home to begin a five-game homestand on Tuesday night hosting Presbyterian (24-23). First pitch at Founders Park is scheduled for 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on SEC Network…

Clemson & Lee Host College Of Charleston

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) -- The Tigers conclude their 13-game homestand when they host Monte Lee’s former team, College of Charleston, in a two-game, midweek series.   SERIES SETUP • Who - College of Charleston (24-21-1) vs. Clemson (31-16) • Rankings - COC -…

Fireflies Win Again In Greenville, 6-4

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Fireflies) -- Eight of the nine Columbia hitters reached base safely during Monday night’s 6-4 victory over the Drive at Fluor Field. The Fireflies never trailed, and have taken two of the first three games in the series.…

Squirewell Signs With Packers

GREEN BAY, Wisc. (NC SID) -- Former Newberry College football standout Alstevis Squirewell has been signed by the NFL's Green Bay Packers to an undrafted free agent contract following the Packers' rookie orientation camp this past weekend. The transactions were announced Monday by Ted…

Bradley Extends Hit Streak In Grand Style

Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. watches the flight of his grand slam as he runs down the first base line during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park…

Krall Earns National, ACC Weekly Honors

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) -- Junior lefthander Pat Krall (Downingtown, Pa.) was selected as ACC Pitcher-of-the-Week, announced Monday by the league office. ACC weekly honors are determined by a vote of a select media panel. It was the second award for Krall…

Incoming Gamecock Set For Team USA Trials

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- South Carolina signee Tyasha Harris (Noblesville, Ind./Heritage Christian) is one of 27 athletes invited to USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team Trials that will take place May 28-30 at the United States Olympic Training Center in…

Gamecock Duo Excels At German Championships

BERLIN, GERMANY (USC SID) -- Two members of the University of South Carolina Swimming & Diving program swam well at the 2016 Deutschen Meisterschaften (German Championships) which concluded Sunday in Berlin. Kevin Leithold and Nils Wich-Glasen each qualified for finals in multiple events, with Wich-Glasen…

Fireflies Split Doubleheader Sunday Against Greenville

GREENVILLE, SC (Fireflies) -- The Fireflies played 11 innings of baseball on Sunday at Fluor Field, winning Saturday’s postponed game, 13-3, and then dropping the originally scheduled Sunday matchup to the Drive, 5-4. When it was all said and done,…

(6) USC Falls to Kentucky in 12 Innings Sunday Night

LEXINGTON, KY. (USC SID) -- Dorian Hairston's solo homer in the bottom of the 12th inning lifted Kentucky to a 5-4 win over second-ranked South Carolina in the rubber game of a three-game…

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