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President Biden to speak at SC State Commencement

ORANGEBURG. SC (WOLO) — South Carolina State University announced that President Joe Biden will be the commencement speaker at graduation. Courtesy SC State University The December Graduation at SC State University will take place Friday,  December 17th. Biden is set to deliver the commencement address at Smith Hammond Middleton Memorial Center at 10 a.m. Commencement seating will be limited to…

Kirk Botkin leaves S.C. State

By: Stephen Wise

 Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) – South Carolina State has confirmed that defensive coordinator Kirk Botkin is no longer with the football program. Botkin was the linebackers coach at South Carolina under Steve Spurrier for four seasons, and left after the hiring of Will Muschamp. Botkin spent one season as the defensive coordinator before leaving SC State. Per the Baytown Sun, he…

Marrow propels Hampton past SC State 93-64

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Jermaine Marrow scored 21 points, Lawrence Cooks added 12 while dishing out seven assists and Hampton never trailed in a 93-64 win over South Carolina State on Monday night. Akim Mitchell finished with 11 points and Kalin Fisher had 10 for Hampton (10-13, 7-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), which shot 55 percent from the field to pick…

SC State Enrollment

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Enrollment is on the way up at SC State University, according to the University President. President James Clark told state lawmakers the number of students increased in the Spring semester to more than 26 hundred students. During Clark’s 27 million dollar budget request presentation, he told a house committee that more people believe in the University now. In 2015,…

WATCH: SC State Men’s Basketball Wins Home Opener

After falling in their season opener at Wichita State Saturday, South Carolina State hit the home hardwood for their first game at the SHM Center in 2016-2017, topping St. Andrews (NC) 93-76. Click the video above from ABC Columbia Sports at 11 to see highlights from the Bulldogs’ victory. Categories: Local Sports, Sports Tags: SC State

SC State Holds First Two-a-Day Workouts

ORANGBURG, SC (SCSU) — South Carolina State conducted its first day of two-a-day preseason drills Wednesday (Aug.10) in a two hour session in full gear at Oliver. C. Dawson Stadium. Pough called the morning workout, which was conducted an enthusiastic lively session with some of the newcomers showing some toughness.  I am excited about how the young guys are coming…

Buddy Pough Praises SC State Linebackers After Practice Tuesday

ORANGEBURG, SC (SCSU) — South Carolina State continued its preseason football preparations Tuesday, conducting its fifth session of 2016. The morning workout, in full pads, essentially completed acclimation and installation of the Bulldog offensive and defensive schemes, according to head coach Buddy Pough. “Day five is in the books,” Pough said. “We are done with our acclimation and installation and…