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Festival Celebrating River to Showcase Musicians, Gamecock Basketball

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Midlands residents can celebrate the beauty of Columbia’s Congaree River, while listening to local musicians and watching the Gamecocks play in their first Final Four bid. The 7th River Rocks Music Festival takes place Saturday, April 1, behind Founders Park, starting at noon. The annual festival features a full lineup of musical acts, along with drinks from…

Cone Breaks Single-Season Hit Streak Record, USC Tops Mizzou


COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — Junior outfielder Gene Cone tied Whit Merrifield’s school record 26-game hitting streak, sophomore outfielder Alex Destino drove in four runs and freshman right-hander Braden Webb struck out 10 batters as fourth-ranked South Carolina defeated Missouri 5-1 on Saturday afternoon to clinch the weekend series.  The Gamecocks are 32-8 and 13-4 in the SEC with Missouri…

Chad Holbrook Talks Mizzou, Georgia Loss and Cone Hitting Streak

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Chad Holbrook addressed the media before (4) USC’s (30-18, 11-4 SEC) weekend series matchup with Missouri (20-18, 4-11 SEC) Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Holbrook previewed the weekend series, talked about the series loss to Georgia and Gene Cone’s 24-game hitting streak, which is one hit away from tying the school record set by Greg Keatley in 1976….