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Conway’s Edwards has big game in win over Pirates

The South Carolina Gamecocks (2-1) held on after a big first quarter to claim a 20-15 win over East Carolina (2-1) on Saturday afternoon at Williams-Brice Stadium. South Carolina jumped out to a 17-0 lead, putting the first touchdown on the board just 17 seconds into the contest. Freshman quarterback Brandon McIlwain ran in the first score from nine yards out after A.J. Turner posted an 80-yard... 

Reports: Socastee big man Cudd chooses Gamecocks

South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin landed a big local recruit – both literally and figuratively – in receiving a verbal commitment from Socastee High 7-foot-1 center Jason Cudd over the weekend, according to multiple media reports. SportsTalkSC’s Phil Kornblut was the first to report that Cudd has chosen the Gamecocks over fellow suitors East Carolina, Tulane... 

Gamecocks no match for Bulldogs in first SEC loss

South Carolina (1-1, 1-1 SEC) looked stronger in the second half for the second-straight week, but it couldn’t overcome Mississippi State’s first-half tally, as the Bulldogs claimed a 27-14 win on Saturday night at Davis Wade Stadium. Mississippi State (1-1, 1-0 SEC) claimed a 24-0 lead in the first half, using a trio of three-minute-or-less drives to take the lead. Fred Ross had a... 

Gamecocks ride Edwards’ hands, Frye’s toe to victory

South Carolina still might not be settled on a starting quarterback, but they have found a star wide receiver. Former Conway High standout and Gamecocks freshman wide receiver made a stellar college debut Thursday night in helping South Carolina rally to a 13-10 victory over Vanderbilt. Edwards caught eight passes for a game-high 101 yards, including a critical reception to set up Elliott Frye’s... 

Starting QB big question mark for South Carolina

One of South Carolina’s most closely watched competitions in the fall will be at the quarterback position, the most important position on the field, where a small handful of candidates will have an opportunity to prove they are worthy to take the first snap of the season in Nashville on September 1. Fifth-year senior Perry Orth, a former walk-on who played his way into a starting role last... 

Muschamp unfazed by poll putting Gamecocks in cellar

South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp has high hopes for his first season at the helm of the Gamecocks, but it appears the rest of the SEC isn’t quite so optimistic. South Carolina was picked to finish dead last in the SEC Eastern Division in the SEC Media Days Poll on Thursday. The Gamecocks received 800 total points in the media poll, behind Sept. 1 season-opening opponent Vanderbilt... 

Ex-Gamecocks SID Tharp to lead Darlington Raceway

Darlington Raceway announced today that it has named Kerry Tharp as President of the track Too Tough To Tame, effective July 18. Tharp accepts the role from his most recent position as Senior Director of Racing Communications for NASCAR. Tharp replaces current Darlington Raceway President Chip Wile, who accepted the position of President of Daytona International Speedway back in April. ‚ÄúThese... 

Oklahoma State pulls plug on season for Gamecocks

South Carolina fell to Oklahoma State, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon in Game 2 of the NCAA Columbia Super Regional. With the victory, the Cowboys take the series 2-0, while South Carolina is eliminated from the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Much like Game 1 on Saturday afternoon, Sunday’s contest was a pitching-heavy affair, as both teams scored in just one inning. But the Cowboys (41-20) plated three... 

Cowboys beat Gamecocks in Super Regional opener

Game 1 of the 2016 NCAA Columbia Super Regional went to Oklahoma State on Saturday as the Cowboys topped South Carolina, 5-1, at Founders Park. With the loss, the Gamecocks need to win the final two games of the Super Regional to advance to the College World Series. Both pitching staffs largely dominated the game on a sweltering hot afternoon at Founders Park. But Oklahoma State (40-20) homered... 

Gamecocks claim regional; welcome Oklahoma State

South Carolina rallied all the way back from losing their opening game of the 2016 NCAA Columbia Regional, defeating UNCW on Tuesday by a 10-5 count to earn the Regional championship. With the victory, the Gamecocks advance to the Super Regional round, where they will host Oklahoma State Saturday at 3 p.m. ET. For South Carolina (46-16), it will be the 12th Super Regional appearance all-time and... 
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