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Former Gamecock Katie Burnett Finishes 2nd at Lotte Championship

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Minjee Lee won the Lotte Championship on Saturday for her second LPGA Tour title, closing with an 8-under 64 for a one-stroke victory. The 19-year-old Australian played a seven-hole stretch in 6 under with a chip-in eagle on the par-5 13th and four birdies. She rebounded from a third-round 74 to finish at 16-under 272 at…

Gamecocks Fall 13-4 At Georgia

ATHENS, GA. (USC SID) — Georgia struck for eight runs in the bottom of third inning and tallied 19 hits on the way to a 13-4 victory over second-ranked South Carolina on Saturday night at Foley Field. The Gamecocks are now 29-7 and 11-3 in the SEC with Georgia improving to 19-17 and 5-9 in league play. Georgia junior left-hander…

Gamecocks Tied for 11th at SEC Championship

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (USC SID) — The University of South Carolina Men’s Golf team continued their weekend at the 2016 SEC Championship, shooting a round of 294 (+14) on Saturday. With 18 holes left at Sea Island Golf Club, the Gamecocks are tied for 11th, at 586 (+26). Kentucky continues to lead the tournament through two days, with a…

Tina Roy Signs with Atlanta Dream

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Former Gamecock Guard Tina Roy has signed a contract with the Atlanta Dream, according to USC Head Coach Dawn Staley. Staley took to twitter today to announce the signing.   Yasssss congrats to Tina Roy on being signed by the @AtlantaDream….do what @GamecockWBB does in training camp & your dream starts in ATL! — dawnstaley (@dawnstaley)…

Bentley Verbally Commits To Gamecocks

By Sports Department - Tim Hill

One future Gamecock will have a unique insight into what the Carolina coaching staff is thinking.  Jake Bentley, son of USC running backs coach and longtime Byrnes high school coach Bobby Bentley, verbally committed to Carolina football Thursday.  ESPN rates Bentley as the #2 QB prospect in the country for the class of 2017. Bobby Bentley was on the staff…

WATCH: USC creates dream wedding for Bluffton couple

A Bluffton couple tied the note Monday night, thanks to the efforts of a wedding hospitality class at the University of South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -A Bluffton couple tied the note Monday night, thanks to the efforts of a wedding hospitality class at the University of South Carolina. Henry Simmons, 30, married his girlfriend of a year-and-a-half, Lea Scavo, 24, in front of family, friends and some anxious USC students at the River Roads and Jasmine House and Gardens. The 45 students,…

NeSmith Earns 2nd Straight SEC Weekly Honor

By USC SID

BIRMINGHAM, AL (USC SID) — University of South Carolina Men’s Golf senior Matt NeSmith was honored as Southeastern Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week, the league announcedon Wednesday. The SEC award is the second in a row for the senior from North Augusta, S.C., and his third career player of the week laurel. NeSmith garnered his second straight SEC Golfer of the…

USC Earns No. 1 Seed in NCAA Tournament

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — For the third straight time, the Lady Gamecocks will be a number one seed in the NCAA women’s tournament. Hundreds of fans showed up Monday night to the Colonial Life Arena as the announcement was made. The Team will open up against Jacksonville Friday night at 7:30pm at Colonial Life Arena. If they come out on…

USC Softball Tosses First No-Hitter In Six Years

By USC SID

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — In the first no-hitter in six years, South Carolina (14-2) blanked Western Carolina (11-5) 1-0 on Wednesday evening at Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham Field. Junior pitchers Nickie Blue (4-2) and Jessica Elliott combined on the no-hit effort, with Blue tossing the first five innings, striking out six, and Elliott taking the final two, fanning…