University of South Carolina

Charleston Mayor Riley Speaker at USC’s Winter Graduation

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The longest-serving mayor in Charleston’s 345-year history is addressing graduates at the University of South Carolina as he leaves office. Ten-term Mayor Joe Riley delivers the winter commencement address Monday afternoon. It honors those earning baccalaureate, master’s and professional-degrees from all eight campuses. Riley is retiring next month after four decades terms in office. President Barack…

Will Muschamp Adds Auburn Assistants to South Carolina Staff

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – New South Carolina coach Will Muschamp has named two Auburn staffers to be Gamecocks assistant coaches. Muschamp said Tuesday that Travaris Robinson will be South Carolina’s defensive coordinator and Bobby Bentley will coach running backs. Muschamp was named South Carolina coach Sunday after spending last season as Auburn’s defensive coordinator. Robinson spent the past five seasons…

Authors Set to Discuss 200-Year History of USC’s Horseshoe

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two authors are scheduled to speak about their research into the 200-year history of the University of South Carolina’s historic “Horseshoe.” Elizabeth Cassidy West and Katharine Thompson Allen on Tuesday are to discuss their book “On the Horseshoe: A Guide to the Historic Campus of the University of South Carolina.” The talk is free and open…

Muschamp gets 5-Year, $16 Million Deal From South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Will Muschamp has received a 5-year, $16 million deal to lead the South Carolina football program. University trustees approved the contract Monday morning, a day after South Carolina announced he would replace Steve Spurrier. Muschamp’s contract pays him $3 million in the first year, increases each year after by $100,000 and contains a variety of incentives….