Gene Sapakoff writes sports columns, works on sports and non-sports investigative projects and as College Sports Editor coordinates the Post and Courier's coverage of South Carolina and Clemson athletics. An Oregon native, he graduated from Colorado State University and worked in California before moving to Charleston. He has won over 100 awards for his writing and reporting, including S.C. Press Association awards in 12 different categories, the Judson Chapman public service award three times and six APSE awards. His work has appeared in Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News and Baseball America. Gene serves as S.C. state representative for both the Heisman Trophy and Wooden Award.