The high school football season in South Carolina is down to two more regular season games, so region titles and playoff spots are being clinched by the week. As for some of the top games around the state, Clinton and AC Flora were knocked out of the ranks of the unbeaten with close losses to Chapman and Irmo respectively. Byrnes
What Clemson lacks in on the field excitement right now they make up for with stomach-churning finishes. The Tigers won a second straight game when the opponent couldn’t finish the job edging Syracuse 17-14 Friday night at the Carrier Dome. Two weeks ago, at Death Valley, Clemson saw Boston College drive to their 11-yard line before fumbling away the chance
The USC Board of Trustees Friday approved a new seven year, 22.4-million-dollar contract for women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley. According to the University, the new contract will make Staley “the highest paid African-American head coach in her sport and one of the highest paid women’s basketball coaches in the country.” Staley has been coach of the Gamecocks for 13 seasons.
Basketball recruiting continues to stay hot with the early signing date a month away. 6-5 Desmond Claude of New Haven, CT took an official visit to Xavier Thursday. He is expected to take an official visit to USC this weekend. He also has visited Rutgers officially.
Outside of Bulldog Nation, no one was probably happier over TE Oscar Delp’s decision not to go to Clemson than TE Josh Sapp of Greenville. Delp committed to Georgia Wednesday, actually with USC his second choice. But Clemson tried to hang in there with him until the end, and Dabo Swinney wasn’t going to offer another tight end until Delp
After a historic 2020 football season in which the Chanticleers won the Sun Belt regular season title and earned the program’s first bowl appearance, many were wondering what Coastal Carolina football would do for an encore. Well so far, the second act has been as good, if not better than the first. CCU is off to a 6-0 start and
USC missed on two top targets on Wednesday. TE Oscar Delp of Cumming, GA announced a commitment to Georgia picking the Bulldogs over the Gamecocks, Clemson and Michigan. Clemson is expected to move with an offer to Greenville TE Josh Sapp now that Delp is off the board, and Sapp is likely to commit quickly to the Tigers once he’s
During Saturday’s 45-20 loss at Tennessee, USC had an opportunity to perhaps swing momentum in the Gamecocks favor. Trailing 14-0, the Gamecocks embarked on a 10-play drive to the Volunteers one-yard line. Two plays later, defensive lineman Jordan Burch threw an interception into the end zone and Carolina’s hopes were dashed on “Rocky Top”. Wednesday morning, offensive coordinator Marcus Satterfield