COLUMBIA - No. 20 South Carolina squandered a 5-1 lead on Saturday afternoon as No. 15 Georgia scored four runs in the fourth and two in the fifth to take the lead for good in an 8-7 victory over the Gamecocks to clinch a series win in front of 7,210 at Founders Park.
MOUNT PLEASANT - Danny Wondrack mashed a pair of three-run homers, Chaz Davey went 3-for-5 with a two-run blast and Griffin McLarty tossed seven shutout innings to lead College of Charleston to a 13-3 win over Furman in baseball Friday at Patriots Point.
Steve Spurrier is still the same quirky, fun-loving guy who coached the South Carolina Gamecocks football team from 2005 to 2015.
Surely, other father and son scenes play out all over Mount Pleasant on a sunny Saturday morning in March. Boats slide off trailers into brackish water. Batting cages fill with tattered baseballs. Fairways glisten with dew as thick as follow-through advice.
The Southern Conference bandwagon is picking up support as Selection Sunday for the NCAA basketball tournament approaches.
South Carolina's chances for the NCAA tournament are simple — win the SEC tournament and they're in. But are the Gamecocks an automatic team in the NIT without winning the SEC tournament?
Summerville's Daniel Lloyd made his first college start as a South Carolina pitcher on Tuesday night at Riley Park, and left the game with a 7-run lead.
Frank Martin made good points about why South Carolina isn't on the NCAA tournament bubble while several other teams with similar records are, but the Gamecocks sealed their own fate with too many early-season losses.
CLEMSON — On a 2-2 pitch with two outs in the ninth inning, Logan Davidson crushed a two-run homer to lift No. 21 Clemson to a 5-4 walk-off win over No. 3 North Carolina at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Gene Sapakoff column: Jadeveon Clowney, A'ja Wilson, Michael Roth, those are locks; and more deserving Gamecocks for jersey retirement between 2020 and 2024.
CLEMSON - After rallying to defeat No. 3 North Carolina 3-2 on a game-ending balk in the opener, No. 21 Clemson needed no such heroics in the nightcap at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
Jordan Merritt allowed an unearned run in seven dominant innings as The Citadel cruised to a 10-1 victory over rival Charleston Southern at Riley Park on Friday.
South Carolina is reeling without star freshman A.J. Lawson, but can still clinch a top-four seed in the SEC tournament.
TJ Hopkins missed most of South Carolina's 2018 season with back and hand injuries but has bounced back in a big way this year. The senior from Summerville homered in each of three games against Clemson and led the Gamecocks to a series win.
South Carolina hopes to have at least a strong idea of who the No. 2 quarterback will be after spring practice.
The Gamecocks’ second-leading scorer and a candidate for SEC Freshman of the Year will miss at least two games with a severe low left ankle sprain.
CLEMSON — No. 14 Clemson erupted for a season-high 15 hits in a 14-3 victory over East Tennessee State at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.
CLEMSON — Clemson overcame a 3-0 deficit with six runs in the sixth inning and got a grand slam from Sam Hall to rally past VMI at Doug Kingsmore Stadium and complete a series sweep.
Gene Sapakoff column: The most competitive, controversial, bittersweet quarterback battle possible will help South Carolina have a better season in 2019.
He’s not barking into a headset on the sidelines or reliving his heyday for South Carolina, where he amassed 2,677 rushing yards in a three-year span.
Gene Sapakoff column: It looks good for Wofford and Furman, hopeful for the College of Charleston and Clemson, iffy for South Carolina — projecting NCAA Tournament chances for Palmetto State teams