Unless there’s an epic spike in coronavirus deaths over the summer, South Carolina public schools will reopen this fall. Nobody’s exactly sure what that will look like yet, but one thing’s for certain: Parents won’t be happy, and a good number of them will blame their local school board.
Before reporting for duty with the North Charleston Police Department, Officer Sarah Midgett often took her children to school in the backseat of her patrol car. Eight-year-old Isaac is not fond of the backseat, but 5-year-old, Eli, thinks it’s cool.
Sapakoff: The Charleston RiverDogs are benched by the coronavirus, but their famed concession stand is active with a deep roster of options for lunch and dinner, thanks to "incredibly creative" chef Josh Shea
Mike Mooneyham column: Former WWE star Shad Gaspard, also an actor, died of an apparent drowning in California but his impact on the sport, friends, family and fans is everlasting
Gene Sapakoff column: Furman baseball, a program eliminated this week, helped shape great parts of life for Charleston's Alex Abrams, who cherishes memories of community service and team bonding as much as on-field competition
In Darlington this afternoon, they’ll hold a stock car race with certain restrictions and protocols. Though no spectators will be allowed, they’ll be taking the temperature of every person who enters the track.
After Charles Town moved to the peninsula, it quickly grew into a real city in spite of numerous setbacks that could have spelled its doom.
Darlington's iconic raceway will host the Real Heroes 400, the first major American sporting event since the outbreak of the coronavirus.
The South Carolina primaries are nearly a month away, but Charleston County’s election headquarters already has more than 16,000 requests to vote by mail.
As we celebrate moms today, it’ll be yet another different occasion than we’ve ever seen before. The reason to celebrate, though, is as important as it’s ever been.
National championships? High-profile thrillers? Sure. But ranking the 25 biggest games in South Carolina history also means looking for impact that changes and transcends sports
In this fourth installment of Charleston's history, the settlers move from Albemarle Point in West Ashley to the peninsula.
The coronavirus dashed almost all of South Carolina's spring practice schedule and Collin Hill has been recovering from knee surgery after transferring from Colorado State, where he played quarterback for new Gamecocks offensive coordinator Mike Bobo. That combination might give Hill the edge in USC's three-man quarterback battle.
College football leaders — including those at South Carolina and Clemson — are juggling plans for a 2020 season. Best, safest idea: a split season including games in the fall and spring.
In looking back at some of the topics I’ve discussed with you these last few weeks, the last non-coronavirus column that was written was March 1. Since then, it’s been a steady diet of dealing with change, learning to stay in place and counting our blessings.
Sen. Lindsey Graham suggests many South Carolina residents would rather collect a government check than work ... just before he stands for re-election.
We get it. Whatever your politics, everyone is ready for this to be over. It’s annoying, distressing and depressing. Most folks, however, would rather play it cautious when the downside is potentially an even longer period of sequestering down the road. Not to mention, you know, more deaths.
Recently, those who have lost jobs have fortunately found these boxes to provide real, tangible blessings. Inside, there might be canned goods, baby wipes and small snacks. In recent weeks, for reasons we all appreciate, many of these containers are constantly empty.
FOX Sports Southeast will re-broadcast the 1995 World Series next week; great timing during a coronavirus that touches everyone, as nothing bonds sports fans in the South like the Atlanta Braves.
Finding the best NFL landing spots for Isaiah Simmons, Javon Kinlaw, Tee Higgins, John Simpson and other top Clemson and South Carolina prospects going into a very different NFL draft that starts Thursday.
Pay no attention to protestors. They are a vocal, but small, minority. Most people have better sense about what to do in a crisis.
I call it the social distance shuffle. You’ve no doubt seen it. It begins when one person inadvertently approaches another and violates the 6-foot barrier. The other partner in this dance immediately begins to backpedal and might even extend the arm. It requires no music, just someone uninte…
Even before the coronavirus, it was a good idea for the College of Charleston to seriously consider bolting the Colonial Athletic Association for a return to the more geographically-friendly Southern Conference.
Editor's note: This is the second in a series of occasional columns recounting Charleston's history in honor of its 350th anniversary.
Gene Sapakoff column: The suggestions Dr. Anthony Fauci laid out for a 2020 sports restart potentially mesh with college football, as long as safety comes first.
A series of protests around the country show that some people don't understand the need to stay apart — or they simply don't care if some people die.
Larry Doby, Shoeless Joe Jackson and Jim Rice, right? But what about Bobo Newsome, Dan Driessen, Brett Gardner and Gorman Thomas? Assembling a team of the best South Carolinians to play in the big leagues isn't as easy as you might think.
Carnival’s Sunshine sailed into the harbor late Saturday afternoon, reminding everyone that — yes — it’s still here.
Nothing about this Easter Sunday will feel familiar to most of us. Families won’t pose for photos as they leave churches in their new spring dresses and sports coats. Restaurants won’t require reservations for large groups to graze on the buffet. And children will be forced to look for hidde…
Gene Sapakoff: Here's what happened when Vasectomy Night, a 1997 Charleston RiverDogs' game-night promotion idea, didn't happen but still went on to endure in minor league baseball lore
Gene Sapakoff column: But seriously, we're not taking this coronavirus mask thing seriously enough; so let's make a little South Carolina vs. Clemson rivalry out of it.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson, LSU, Auburn and Missouri — all schools with a Tigers nickname — have a consortium dedicated to saving wild tigers and hope to get a boost from the Neflix hit 'Tiger King'
Will there be a 2020 college football season? And if so, what will it look like, or what are some of the consequences of not having a season?
Gov. Henry McMaster said Friday that South Carolina is unique, and he's absolutely right — particularly when it comes to this pandemic.
Instead of dodging traffic and be-at-work schedules, runners during the coronavirus pandemic have new questions every few steps; but here's a six-mile release full of inspiration, thanks to a little help from my friends.
Charleston County Council will have more turnover this year than it’s seen in a decade, which isn’t saying a lot.
The virus continues to dominate the headlines as health officials battle a disease they can not see. In addition to all the lives that have been lost, there’s the additional strain of losing a job.