Gene Sapakoff is the oldest, fastest, hardest-hitting sports journalist in S.C. As columnist at The Post and Courier he covers Clemson, South Carolina and other interesting things. He likes food and has won the prestigious Judson Chapman Award 3 times.
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.
Various Hank Aaron items were available at the Braves' Clubhouse Store at Truist Park in Atlanta on Oct. 26, 2021, as the Braves prepared for …
Atlanta Braves fan Karen Lim (with yellow sign) attended a World Series Send-Off Party at Atlanta's Truist Park on Oct. 25, 2021. Gene Sapakoff/Staff
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.