Columbia SC

Columbia, SC: State capital and largest city in South Carolina. Home to the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, the largest university in South Carolina.

Gamecocks Baseball Game Vs. Tennessee Halted 2-2 In Top Of The 12th Inning

Gamecocks Baseball Game Vs. Tennessee Halted 2-2 In Top Of The 12th Inning

Game will resume Saturday at 4 p.m. COLUMBIA, SC March 29, 2014 – Second-ranked South Carolina and 20th ranked Tennessee’s baseball game was halted in the top of the 12th inning with the score tied at 2-2 due to rain in Columbia, S.C. The game will resume on Saturday at 4 p.m. with Saturday’s originally scheduled contest to follow the conclusion of the first game. Fans with tickets to Friday’s game may still attend for the resumption of the contest. The stadium will be cleared at the conclusion of game one. Game two will begin 30 minutes after the end of game one. Fans with tickets for Saturday’s game will be honored for the second contest. Tennessee took a 1-0 lead […]

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Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund donates $134,525 to DNR

Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund donates $134,525 to DNR

COLUMBIA, SC March 28, 2014 – The S.C. Natural Resources Board, the policy-making body of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), met in Columbia on Friday, March 28th, 2014. During the meeting, the board formally accepted a monetary donation from the Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund, Inc. This year’s donation was $134,525 and the total donated to DNR by the Hampton Fund over the years now stands at $3,033,455. The Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation which partners with the DNR for the promotion of natural resources and natural resource education which benefits the conservation of wildlife, marine and other resources in South Carolina. Funds are obtained solely through private donations and special promotional […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Football Practice Thursday

South Carolina Gamecocks Football Practice Thursday

Practice Report Number 7 COLUMBIA, SC March 27, 2014 – The University of South Carolina football squad worked out for about two hours at the Bluff Road practice fields on Thursday afternoon. It was the squad’s seventh practice of the spring, as they are nearing the halfway point of their 15 allotted workouts. Head coach Steve Spurrier expects to rotate his quarterbacks during the scrimmage on Saturday as he has traditionally done. “They move around – the second, third and fourth guy – every day. Connor Mitch did a lot better than he’s been doing today. Brendan (Nosovitch) struggles throwing the ball some, but he’s an excellent runner.” Spurrier indicated that Perry Orth and Connor Mitch would be listed as […]

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South Carolina Baseball Defeats Coastal Carolina 4-0

South Carolina Baseball Defeats Coastal Carolina 4-0

Gamecocks record their 10th shutout of the season Box Score |  Quotes |  Photo Gallery  COLUMBIA, SC March 26, 2014 – Four Gamecock pitchers accounted for a one-hit shutout as second-ranked South Carolina tallied its 10th shutout of the season with a 4-0 victory over Coastal Carolina on Wednesday night. The Gamecocks are now 21-3 on the year while the loss drops the Chanticleers to 10-15. Sophomore right-handed pitcher Curt Brit picked up his first win of the season after three scoreless innings of work. Britt allowed just one hit and two walks while striking out four batters. Junior right-hander Evan Beal made his first appearance of the year in a start and hurled four hitless innings and struck out three batters. Coastal […]

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South Carolina Gamecocks Earn 4-2 Win Over College of Charleston

South Carolina Gamecocks Earn 4-2 Win Over College of Charleston

South Carolina returns to action Wednesday against Coastal Carolina TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Coll. of Charleston (16-8) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 4 1 South Carolina (20-3) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 4 8 0 Box Score |  Photo Gallery COLUMBIA, SC March 25, 2014 – Joey Pankake extended his hitting streak to 11 games and went 3-for-4 with three RBI as second ranked South Carolina defeated College of Charleston 4-2 on Tuesday evening at Carolina Stadium. The Gamecocks improve to 20-3 on the year while the loss drops the Cougars to 16-8. The Gamecocks used four pitchers with freshman left-hander Josh Reagan earning the win […]

South Carolina and Oregon State Square Off for Sweet 16 Berth

South Carolina and Oregon State Square Off for Sweet 16 Berth

No. 8/8 Gamecocks tip off at 9:40 p.m. (ET) for chance to advance in Stanford Region of NCAA Tournament South Carolina Game Notes | NCAA Tournament Central | Seattle Site Central Game Information Opponent: Oregon State Beavers (24-10, 13-5 Pac-12) Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 6:40 p.m. (PT) TV: ESPN2 (Dave Fleming and Sean Farnham) Click here for coverage maps Radio: 107.5 The Game, 1320 AM The Fan (Brad Muller) Live Video: ESPN3 Series History: Never Met South Carolina Notables In its 11th NCAA Tournament appearance in program history, South Carolina has won at least one game in the event in all but three. The Gamecocks have reached the Sweet 16 four times, including 2012 under head coach Dawn Staley. […]

South Carolina Baseball Hosts College Of Charleston Tuesday

South Carolina Baseball Hosts College Of Charleston Tuesday

Gamecocks ranked as high as No. 2 in the nation this week South Carolina-College of Charleston Game Notes COLUMBIA, SC March 24, 2014 – South Carolina (19-3) begins a six-game homestand on Tuesday hosting College of Charleston (16-7). First pitch is 7 p.m. The game can be heard on the Gamecock IMG Network including flagship station 107.5 FM, “The Game,” with Andy Demetra and Tommy Moody on the call. Live gametracker stats and video stream are also available at GamecocksOnline. South Carolina is ranked No. 2 by Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball as well as No. 3 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches’ poll and No. 4 by Perfect Game. LIVE COVERAGE Radio: Gamecock IMG Radio Network; Flagship 107.5 FM The Game. […]

CofC Sand Volleyball Tallies Two Wins For 3-0 Season Start

CofC Sand Volleyball Tallies Two Wins For 3-0 Season Start

ULM Scoresheet Oregon Scoresheet COLUMBIA, SC March 22, 2014 –  College of Charleston sand volleyball tallied two big wins on the second day of action at the Gamecock Invitational from the campus of South Carolina. CofC (3-0) defeated Louisiana-Monroe, 3-2, and then knocked off Oregon, 4-1, in a pair of emphatic victories. ULM had advanced to the AVCA National Championships in 2013, while Oregon traveled east from the powerful Pac 12 conference. “It was a great day of competition,” head coach Jason Kepner said. “We are playing some great sand volleyball right now and are getting better and better each match. We still have some things to clean up, but overall I am very happy with how we are playing.” […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Come Up Short Against LSU, 4-1

South Carolina Gamecocks Come Up Short Against LSU, 4-1

South Carolina will close out the Gamecock Invitational on Sunday against ULM Photo Gallery COLUMBIA, SC March 22, 2014 – The South Carolina sand volleyball team dropped a 4-1 decision to LSU on Saturday night in the Gamecock Invitational at the Carolina Sand Volleyball Complex. After the Tigers took a 2-0 lead by winning on courts one and four, the Gamecocks (4-5) made things interesting by taking LSU (2-2) to three sets in the three remaining pairs matches. However, South Carolina’s No. 2 pair of Mikaela Christiaansen and Sarah Blomgren was the only pair to get a win for the Gamecocks down the stretch. “Even though we didn’t get the result that we wanted, the girls definitely fought and improved tonight […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Fall 2-1 At Kentucky

South Carolina Gamecocks Fall 2-1 At Kentucky

Box Score LEXINGTON, KY March 22, 2014 – Kentucky broke ahead to a two-run lead in the first three innings and held off a late rally by top ranked South Carolina to defeat the Gamecocks 2-1 on Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium to clinch a weekend SEC baseball series.  The Gamecocks are 18-3 and 2-3 in the SEC with Kentucky 17-6 and 3-2 in league play.  The series concludes on Sunday at 1 p.m.  The game will be streamed live on ESPN3 and can be heard on the Gamecock IMG Network including flagship station, 107.5 FM, “The Game.” Micheal Thomas gave Kentucky a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning with a solo homer, his second of […]

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