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Samworth Wildlife Management Area temporarily closed

COLUMBIA, SC Feb. 18, 2014 – The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has temporarily closed the Samworth Wildlife Management Area in Georgetown County due to downed power lines and tree limbs as a result of recent winter storms. Samworth was a gift to the sportsmen of South Carolina from […]


Archaeological excavations open at Great Pee Dee March 10

COLUMBIA, SC Feb. 6, 2014 – The 17th Annual Johannes Kolb Archaeology and Education Project will be March 10-15 and March 17-21 at Great Pee Dee Heritage Preserve, a 2,725-acre preserve in Darlington County owned and managed by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. On Saturday, March 15, from 9 […]


Connor Shaw Named to O’Brien Watch List

Columbia, SC July 18, 2012 – University of South Carolina junior quarterback Connor Shaw is one of 34 candidates named to the 2012 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award Watch List announced today. Shaw, a 6-1, 207-pounder from Flowery Brach, Ga., has won eight of his nine career starts, while completing […]


Marcus Lattimore Named to Doak Walker Watch List

Columbia, SC July 19, 2012 – University of South Carolina junior running back Marcus Lattimore is one of 52 candidates on the Doak Walker Watch List, it was announced today. The Doak Walker Award is presented annually to the nation’s top running back. Lattimore, a six-foot, 218-pounder from Duncan, S.C., […]


Gamecocks Place Seven on Media’s All-SEC Teams

Columbia, SC July 19, 2012 – The University of South Carolina placed seven players on the 2012 preseason All-SEC squads, as selected by the media attending the annual Southeastern Conference Media Days, it was announced today. The Gamecocks were led by a pair of first-team selections in running back Marcus […]


Ilona Burgrova and Iva Sliskovic to Participate in 2012 Olympic Games

COLUMBIA, S.C. July 17, 2012 – A pair of former South Carolina women’s basketball standouts will represent their countries in the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games in London. Ilona Burgrov√°, who played for the Gamecocks 2005-08, will represent the Czech Republic, while Iva Sliskovic, a 2004-07 letter winner, will be part […]


Janelle Breneman Takes UNC Greensboro Head Coaching Spot

COLUMBIA, S.C. July 18, 2012 – After two years as an assistant coach for the South Carolina softball program, Janelle Breneman has accepted a new role elsewhere, as she was named as the head coach at UNC Greensboro on Wednesday. “I am grateful for the past two years at South […]


Eric Nichols Elected Officer In NACMA

Columbia, SC July 18, 2012 – University of South Carolina assistant athletics director – marketing, Eric Nichols, has been selected as the 2nd Vice President/Secretary of the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA), it was announced at the organization’s 21st annual convention. Nichols joined the University of South Carolina […]


Erika Rucker Earns Second Medal At IAAF World Juniors

BARCELONA July 15, 2012 – South Carolina’s rising sophomore Erika Rucker earned her second medal in three days after leading Team USA to gold in the 4×400-meter relay at the 14th IAAF World Junior Championships held at the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona, Spain. Rucker ran the lead-off leg for the […]


Erika Rucker Claims Bronze At IAAF World Juniors

BARCELONA July 13, 2012 – South Carolina’s rising sophomore Erika Rucker earned her first international medal and hit a personal best twice in two days after taking bronze in the 400-meter dash at the 14th IAAF World Junior Championships held at the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona, Spain. Rucker blazed to […]