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Peace of mind in the ocean: The first user-friendly shark deterrent band

CHARLESTON, SC Oct. 7, 2014 –  Shark. Just one mention of the ancient jagged-toothed creature that lurks beneath the waves fascinates our culture as much as it inspires fear. This image is amplified annually through the beloved Sharkweek program, which has run for more than 25 years. People know the […]


Camp Albemarle’s “Free 4 All” to Celebrate 60 Years of Ministry

NEWPORT, NC July 22, 2013 – Camp Albemarle celebrating 60 years of ministry by hosting a “Free 4 All” day full of fun for the community on Saturday, August 10, 2013. The free camp day and birthday party will be held at Camp Albemarle in Newport, NC from 1pm to […]


Pirates Ranked Among Top Swimming Teams In The Classroom

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 12, 2012 – The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) named the East Carolina men’s and women’s swimming and diving squads Scholar All-America Teams for the 2012 spring semester this week. The ECU women compiled a 3.58 cumulative GPA during the reporting period for the award, […]


Gamecock Swimmers Wrap Up Day Five at U.S. Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. June 29, 2012 – Three South Carolina swimmers competed in the preliminaries on Friday at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials at the CenturyLink Center. Despite not advancing to tonight’s semifinals, all three Gamecocks had stellar swims. Rising juniors Rachael Schaffer and Matt Navata and former Carolina All-American Kyle […]


Flach Leads Gamecocks on Day Two at U.S. Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. — Junior Michael Flach had a stellar showing in his first event at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials on Tuesday as he finished 36th overall in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:50.87. Flach, who swam in one of the fastest heats of the event, got […]


Gamecock Swimmers Wrap Up Day One at U.S. Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. — Four South Carolina Gamecock swimmers opened the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials on Monday with solid performances in the preliminaries at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. Although none of the Gamecocks advanced to the finals, Matt Navata (400 IM), Matt Columbus (400 freestyle) and Abby Galbreath (400 […]


Gamecock Swimmers Set for U.S. Olympic Trials

COLUMBIA, S.C. June 23, 2012 — The South Carolina swimming program will have 13 athletes with Gamecock ties competing at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials beginning on Monday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. Meet Schedule | Live Results | TV/Live Video Schedule The Trials run through July 2 […]


Gamecocks Forcucci Advances to Three-Meter Semifinals at U.S. Diving Trials

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. June 19, 2012 — South Carolina Gamecocks diver Courtney Forcucci kept her Olympic hopes alive with a 17th-place finish in the three-meter springboard quarterfinals on Tuesday at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Diving Trials at the Weyerhaeuser King Country Aquatic Center. Forcucci finished the quarterfinal with a five-dive […]


Forcucci, Ridenour Head to U.S. Olympic Diving Trials

COLUMBIA, S.C. June 16, 2012 — Recent graduate Courtney Forcucci and rising senior Rylan Ridenour are set to compete at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Diving Trials, which begin Sunday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash. Meet Schedule | Television Schedule | Live Results The trials […]