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Gamecocks land their man in baseball coach Kingston

Mark Kingston has been named the head baseball coach at the University of South Carolina, Athletics Director Ray Tanner announced today. He becomes the 30th head coach in the history of Gamecock Baseball. Kingston comes to Carolina following a three-year stint as the head coach at USF. He compiled a 100-78-1 record while in Tampa, helping the Bulls to a pair of NCAA Regional appearances. Kingston... 

Report: Gamecocks to hire Kingston as baseball coach

The University of South Carolina is poised to name South Florida baseball coach Mark Kingston to take over the Gamecocks’ program, according to multiple media reports. According to the reports, Kingston is leaving the Bulls after three successful seasons that saw the rising program reach two NCAA Tournaments. South Carolina missed the postseason two of four seasons under former coach Chad... 

Holbrook’s resignation has Gamecocks in search mode

South Carolina athletics director and former Gamecocks baseball coach Ray Tanner is once again looking to hire his replacement on the diamond following successor Chad Holbrook’s resignation Tuesday. After the Gamecocks failed to qualify for the NCAA postseason, the two held meeting to discuss the future of the program. Holbrook made the decision to step down effective immediately to “pursue... 

Tourney run comes to end for Gamecocks in LSU loss

Playing its fifth game in five days, South Carolina ran out of steam as second seeded LSU reached 10 runs for the fifth consecutive game on their way to an 11-0 win over the Gamecocks in seven innings in the semifinals of the 2017 SEC Tournament. LSU is now 42-17 with the Gamecocks 35-25 on the year. LSU belted out 14 hits with three homers on the way to the win and backed starter Jared Poche’,... 

Hopkins’ three-run homer sends Gamecocks to semis

TJ Hopkins’ pinch-hit three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning helped lift South Carolina to a 3-1 win over Kentucky to advance the Gamecocks to the semifinals of the 2017 SEC Tournament. The Gamecocks are now 35-24 on the year with Kentucky falling to 39-20 for the season. Trailing 1-0 entering the seventh inning, the Gamecocks mounted a rally as Alex Destino got things started... 

Gamecocks still alive in SEC with big win over Missouri

Carlos Cortes tied a single-game SEC Tournament record with both two homers and six RBIs and junior right-hander Wil Crowe tied a season-high with nine strikeouts in six innings of work as South Carolina defeated Missouri 10-2 in an elimination game at the 2017 SEC Tournament. The Gamecocks are 34-24 on the year with Missouri 36-23 for the season. Cortes has been phenomenal in the SEC Tournament... 

Gamecocks down to final out after loss to Wildcats

South Carolina raced out to a 2-0 lead in the third inning, but Kentucky responded with seven unanswered runs and defeated the Gamecocks 7-2 on Wednesday afternoon at the 2017 SEC Baseball Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The Gamecocks are now 33-24 with Kentucky 39-18 on the year. Kentucky went to one of its starters in relief and Zach Logue earned the win with three scoreless innings... 

Gamecocks keep season alive with first-round win

No. 11 seed South Carolina needed a win in the first round of the SEC Baseball Tournament on Tuesday to keep its season alive. The Gamecocks delivered by breaking an eight-game SEC Tournament losing streak with a 7-4 extra-inning upset over No. 6 seed Vanderbilt. This is the first win for South Carolina head coach Chad Holbrook (1-7) in the SEC Tournament, and only the second time in the last 10... 

Lady Gamecocks cut net on first national championship

Go ahead and say it and savor it, Gamecocks fans: South Carolina is the 2017 women’s basketball national champion. A’ja Wilson scored 23 points to help coach Dawn Staley and South Carolina win their first national championship with a 67-55 victory over Mississippi State on Sunday night. South Carolina (33-4) turned a 10-point halftime lead into a 45-31 advantage midway through the third... 

Gamecocks’ magical march zapped by Zags; Heels win

A season that few South Carolina Gamecocks fans will ever forget came to an end Saturday evening in the desert, as the men’s basketball team lost a thrilling 77-73 matchup with Gonzaga (37-1) in the NCAA National Semifinals. The Gamecocks battled back from a double-digit deficit in the second half at University of Phoenix Stadium but could not hold off the No. 1 seeded Bulldogs, who will face... 
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