A lot of Sullivan’s Island residents are feeling vindicated today — and more than a tad bit antsy.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson’s offensive coordinator and play-caller found resourceful ways to make a limited Tigers’ offense roll down the stretch, which bodes well for 2022.
As the COVID-19 omicron variant spreads, we should condition ourselves to understand we'll never be rid of this virus. Cope with the constant changes and multiple mutations by following the science, listening to experts, then go on with living your life.
Gene Sapakoff column: The only thing we know for sure is Georgia. Otherwise, the SEC is 7-3 against the ACC, Clemson is rolling and Shane Beamer is in rare territory for a South Carolina football coach.
Gene Sapakoff: It isn't just going after the best high school players anymore, the Tigers and Gamecocks are likely to go after transfers while working hard to keep from losing key players.
Gene Sapakoff column: South Carolina had a home-field advantage and a rare matchup with a Dabo Swinney-era Clemson team not in the College Football Playoff or ACC championship mix. It won't usually be that way going forward.
If you’re going to recapture what was lost last year, you’ve got to look for it. The Christmas spirit won’t magically appear unless you’re receptive to it and put yourself in a position to let it find you.
Two-time national championship winner Dabo Swinney of Clemson and new South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer have known (and liked) each other for years. They even talked this season during one of Swinney's radio shows.
Gene Sapakoff column: Tanner Muse played at Clemson before moving on to the NFL, Nick Muse plays at South Carolina and their parents Kevin and Shannon know the Gamecocks-Tigers rivalry inside-out.
Gene Sapakoff column: Better late than never, and better late in games, Jason Brown has gone from forgotten man to transfer portal gem
Gene Sapakoff column: Hokies’ management would be smart to do all of its head football coach interviews at a secret location in South Carolina.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson has the better record, South Carolina has the home-field edge and both fan bases have reasons to be excited after a lot of 2021 frustration.
Gene Sapakoff column: With Roy Williams gone, Mike Krzyzewski on his way out and other coaching changes, Clemson’s Brad Brownell appears at the Charleston Classic as one of the ACC’s elder statesmen
Gene Sapakoff column: Former Oceanside Collegiate Academy quarterback Sam Hartman is one victory away from leading Wake Forest to an unlikely ACC Championship Game appearance.
Gene Sapakoff column: An interim head coach who lives part-time in South Carolina has had to deal with his father's death, a bout with COVID and close losses, and has taken every step with enthusiasm
At the Seabrook Island club, golfers came together to remember South Carolina veterans who had given their lives to their country and to raise money for the Wounded Warriors project.
Gene Sapakoff column: Much of the Chanticleers’ success is grounded in a hybrid offense opponents still can’t figure out and few people know it better than Coastal Carolina co-offensive coordinator Willy Korn, who goes way back with Jamey Chadwell.
Gene Sapakoff column: The transfer portal and roster shakeups have already made the 2021-22 college basketball season hard to handicap, which should be fun for fans who embrace the early-season madness.
Gene Sapakoff column: A historic flip of a predicted point spread and final score against Florida means more if South Carolina wins another game to seal a bowl trip, but is paying off already
Congresswoman Nancy Mace is in for a very long year. Already, several Republicans have announced they will run against her in the June GOP primary, and twice as many more could sign up before the spring deadline … including some well-known former candidates, maybe even one with the backing of the former guy.
Gene Sapakoff column: South Carolina football went from doldrums to bowl hopes as a bye week full of changes paid off against Florida
When his plane from Washington touched down in South Carolina that night, state Sen. Gerald Malloy’s phone delivered the devastating message.
In many respects, 2021 wasn't a great deal different from 2020, and we're all still wondering how to approach the holidays. Warren Peper discusses what we might expect as COVID-19 indicators seem to improve.
Gene Sapakoff column: The Head Ball Coach had it a lot easier when facing the Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky meat of the South Carolina football schedule, and he knew it.
Gene Sapakoff column: Las Vegas odds do not favor Clemson in the Arch Manning recruiting sweepstakes but maybe he saw some things he liked in a visit to Death Valley
It's finally fall in the Lowcountry. The time of year when the evenings and early mornings have that crisp, clean feel that erases the memory of the mugginess of the past months. While you visit the fair and buy your pumpkins, don't forget there are still many simple, considerate opportunities to help each other.
Gene Sapakoff: After a slow start tied to a brutal schedule, S.C. State has won back-to-back games in big part thanks to a steady leader who lost his brother in an ATV accident earlier this year.
Gene Sapakoff column: Why can't Clemson score more points? What to do about the coaching staff? Why can't Clemson cover a pointspread? Here are the answers.
Gene Sapakoff column: Atlanta Braves buzz is in overdrive, with a nod to late icon Hank Aaron from Truist Park in Atlanta to Houston, where the World Series begins Tuesday night.
Gene Sapakoff column: Hiring 9-time high school state championship winner Kevin Kelley was a bold move for Presbyterian College, off to a 2-5 start. But his pass-happy offense distinguished by almost no punting and special teams play featuring lots of onside kicks and 2-point conversions can work, eventually.
Gene Sapakoff column: Oh, brother – Michael Vardzel blazed the trail from Wando High School to Pittsburgh, John Vardzel made one of the most inspirational plays of the 2020 ACC season against Clemson and Peter Vardzel is in the wings
Gene Sapakoff column: So many teams in conferences and divisional obligations mean rare clashes between some programs, which is too bad for student-athletes and fans. Some overdue solutions.
Gene Sapakoff column: One minute South Carolina's football season has no hope, 59 seconds later maybe more wins are in store
Gene Sapakoff column: Watching your son attempt a field goal before a packed college football stadium in a nationally-televised SEC game can rattle a parent's nerves, but South Carolina Gamecocks kicker Parker White's mother Jennifer Howe has found a way to enjoy the ride.
Gene Sapakoff column: Postgame locker room stunts celebrating wins are part of the Coastal Carolina culture, but so is remarkable balance on offense and defense.
Sullivan’s Island Town Council just reaffirmed something that became abundantly clear to residents this time last year.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson has a standout defense but faces back-to-back ACC road games and a stretch of offenses mostly better than the ones the Tigers have seen so far.