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Lady Gamecocks’ loss halts record run, Sessions’ career

The South Carolina women’s basketball team’s record-setting season and the college career of Myrtle Beach High product Khadijah Sessions came to disappointing finishes Friday night in the Sweet Sixteen. Despite 31 bench points and double-doubles from junior center Alaina Coates and sophomore forward A’ja Wilson, top-seeded South Carolina fell to fourth-seeded Syracuse, 80-72,... 

Gamecocks net Hackler title while Chants settle for 12th

The Coastal Carolina men’s golf team shot a 294 in the final round and improved to finish in a tie for 12th with a three-round score of 890 at its own General Hackler Championship, presented by Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday and played at the par 72, 7,233-yard Dunes Golf and Beach Club. South Carolina, ranked 19th nationally, won the 54-hole event with a score of 841. Virginia, ranked 24th, was runner-up... 

Sessions honored for work on, off floor for Gamecocks

South Carolina senior and Myrtle Beach High product Khadijah Sessions was named to the SEC Community Service Team for women’s basketball. The Gamecock guard is recognized for the accomplishments beyond the court competition. With individual long-term projects in her freshman and senior seasons, she has illustrated a long commitment to community outreach beyond what the team does in Columbia. Sessions... 

Gamecocks homer past Chants on softball diamond

The Coastal Carolina softball team suffered a loss in a tight, low-scoring game Tuesday night against state rival, South Carolina, 3-1. After a stellar offensive weekend for Annie Robinson, she continued her momentum recording the Chanticleers first hit in the top of the second but CCU could not seem to break the Gamecocks defense. With the bases loaded in the bottom of the second for South Carolina,... 

Huskies swarm Gamecocks to win battle of unbeatens

No. 2 South Carolina mounted a fourth-quarter rally, but it was not enough to overcome tough shooting in the first quarter of each half as the Gamecocks fell to No. 1 UConn 66-54 Monday night in front of a sold-out Colonial Life Arena. South Carolina (22-1, 10-0 SEC) senior forward Sarah Imovbioh tallied 13 point and eight rebounds, largely in the second half, and the Gamecock defense held the... 

Sessions’ big shot helps set up showdown with UConn

Clinging to a one-point lead, No. 2 South Carolina’s Khadijah Sessions hit a running 3-pointer from three-quarter court to beat the buzzer and eventually No. 18 Kentucky 78-68 on Thursday night at Colonial Life Arena. After an 11-3 run late in the third quarter brought Kentucky to within one point of the lead, the former Myrtle Beach High standout knocked down a 3-point buzzer beater from... 

Sessions’ clutch free throw keeps Gamecocks perfect

Coming through a hectic final 20 seconds, No. 2 South Carolina (17-0, 5-0 SEC) posted an electrifying win over No. 15/11 Texas A&M 59-58 Sunday afternoon at Colonial Life Arena. Both teams struggled from the free throw line in the waning seconds, but Gamecock senior and former Myrtle Beach High standout Khadijah Sessions delivered the win moments after a dramatic Aggie layup tied the game. South... 

USC men suffer first defeat, women remain undefeated

The South Carolina men’s and women’s basketball teams’ run as the nation’s only undefeated programs came to an end Wednesday night, but the Lady Gamecocks remained unbeaten with a big road win at No. 9 Kentucky on Thursday. No. 2 South Carolina shook off a slow shooting start and rallied from a 4-point halftime deficit to defeat No. 9 Kentucky (13-2, 2-2 SEC), 73-62, Thursday... 

Gamecocks give MB native Sessions nice homecoming

Sunday’s Carolina’s Challenge at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center was the final homecoming of the playing career for South Carolina senior and Myrtle Beach native Khadijah Sessions. The Gamecocks and a hometown crowd sent her out in style with a 89-57 victory over East Carolina. True to the do-it-all style she displayed in six varsity seasons with the Lady Seahawks and four years... 

Gamecocks go to 10-0 with victory over rival Clemson

It was a game befitting this historic rivalry, the Gamecock men’s basketball team held off Clemson (7-4) Friday night in their first true road game of the season, 65-59. The win helped Carolina improve to 10-0, its best start since 1933-34, but it would take all 40 minutes for it to be decided. It was a game fitting of a historic rivalry, as the Gamecock men’s basketball team held off... 
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