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Charleston Southern Beats Clemson 4-3

Nate Blanchard’s sacrifice fly in the 10th inning lifted Charleston Southern to a 4-3 win over Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. The Buccaneers improved to 13-18, while the Tigers fell to 16-17.

Martin Ready For Second Masters

Former Clemson All-American Ben Martin will make his second career appearance in the Masters on Thursday, but it will be his first as a professional. Martin, a 2009 Clemson graduate who played the 2010 spring as a graduate, qualified for the 2010 Masters after finishing second at the 2009 U.S. Amateur.

Georgia Edges Clemson 3-2

Skyler Weber’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning gave Georgia the lead for good in its 3-2 victory over Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs improved to 19-15, while the Tigers fell to 16-16. The two teams will conclude the home-and-home season series in Athens on April 21.

Veteran Tigers Tough To Block In Scrimmage

Clemson held a physical, two-hour practice on Monday. The workout included a one-on-one hitting drill in period one and finished with an hour of scrimmage work in the indoor facility. Dabo Swinney’s Tigers are preparing for the annual Spring Game in Memorial Stadium on Saturday, April 11 at 2:30 p.m. “This was a tough practice,” said Swinney, who had given his team four days off for the Easter holiday. “We challenged them with a physical drill right from the beginning, then had the half scrimmage. We continue to keep evaluating our players in all of the drills and scrimmages.

Tigers Walk Off With 5-4 Win Over Tar Heels

Reed Rohlman scored from third base after an error in the 11th inning to give Clemson a 5-4 walkoff win over North Carolina at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday night. The Tigers, who took 2-0 lead in the series, improved to 16-14 overall and 7-7 in the ACC. The Tar Heels dropped to 17-13 overall and 6-8 in ACC play. It marks Clemson’s first series win over North Carolina since 2005.

Mitchell Repeats as WBCA All-American

South Carolina junior guard Tiffany Mitchell collected yet another award as the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced her as a part of its 10-member team at a ceremony during the NCAA Women’s Final Four Super Saturday festivities.

Tigers Top Tar Heels 5-2

Matthew Crownover allowed two unearned runs with eight strikeouts in 7.0 innings pitched to lead Clemson to a 5-2 victory over North Carolina at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Friday night. The Tigers, who took a 1-0 lead in the series, improved to 15-14 overall and 6-7 in the ACC. The Tar Heels fell to 17-12 overall and 6-7 in ACC play.

Clemson Mourns Loss Of Bussey

Charlie Bussey, the first Academic All-American in any sport in Clemson athletics history and quarterback of Clemson’s first ACC Championship football team in 1956, died early Thursday morning at his home in Clemson, S.C. at the age of 80. Bussey had suffered in recent months from a lung disease called Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Dabo Likes Tiger Defense At Scrimmage

Dabo Swinney said his defense was ahead of the offense during Clemson’s second stadium scrimmage on Wednesday afternoon. The Tigers worked for two hours and ran nearly 100 plays in perfect weather. It was the last full scrimmage until the Tigers hold their Spring Game on Saturday, April 11 at 2:30 pm in Memorial Stadium on the Clemson campus.

Presbyterian Edges Clemson 5-4

Glen Casaceli’s two-out single in the ninth inning scored Brandon Martin and Guy Casaceli to break a 3-3 tie in Presbyterian College’s 5-4 win over Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday night. The Blue Hose improved to 17-12, while the Tigers dropped to 14-14.

Gamecocks Beat Georgia, 8-5

Tied 4-4 in the bottom of the sixth, freshman Hunter Taylor belted his first career home run and Madison Stokes added a two run double in the bottom of the seventh as seventh-ranked South Carolina defeated Georgia 8-5 in the final game of a three-game series on Sunday afternoon at Carolina stadium.

USC Invites Fans To Welcome Home Gamecocks

South Carolina women’s basketball invites fans to join the celebration of the Gamecocks’ trip to the NCAA Final Four when the team arrives back at Colonial Life Arena later tonight. Head coach Dawn Staley and selected student-athletes will address the crowd gathered outside the front entrance of the arena at the corner of Lincoln and Greene Streets upon the team’s arrival, which is estimated to be between 7 and 7:30 p.m.

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