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Tigers earn first top spot in preseason poll
August 20, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Tigers earn first top spot in preseason poll
Tigers earn first top spot in preseason poll

CLEMSON — For the first time in school history, the Clemson Tigers will begin the season right where they left off in January — ranked No. 1 in the country by the Associated Press.

Bobcats bounce back to top Easley
August 17, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Bobcats bounce back to top Easley
Bobcats bounce back to top Easley

EASLEY — Just as the Seneca High School football team was breaking its postgame huddle after a 19-14 triumph over Easley on Friday night, an audible “We’re back,” was heard in the mass of jubilant Bobcats.

Mistakes cost Lions against Brookland-Cayce
August 17, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Mistakes cost Lions against Brookland-Cayce
Mistakes cost Lions against Brookland-Cayce

EASLEY — A combination of missed tackles on defense and turnovers on offense cost the Daniel High School football team Friday in its final dress rehearsal ahead of the regular season.

South Carolina briefs: Gamecocks’ Pollard retires from football
August 17, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on South Carolina briefs: Gamecocks’ Pollard retires from football
South Carolina briefs: Gamecocks’ Pollard retires from football

COLUMBIA — South Carolina senior tight end Kiel Pollard will retire from football, the school announced Friday.

Outdoors: The velvet touch
August 17, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Outdoors: The velvet touch

Believe it or not, this weekend marks the opening day of deer season for two of the four game zones in South Carolina.

Tigers’ first-teamers dominate Thursday scrimmage
August 16, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Tigers’ first-teamers dominate Thursday scrimmage
Tigers’ first-teamers dominate Thursday scrimmage

CLEMSON — On one hand, head coach Dabo Swinney was extremely pleased with what he saw out of the Tigers’ starters during Thursday’s scrimmage at Memorial Stadium.

Gamecocks gain pair of commitments
August 16, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Gamecocks gain pair of commitments
Gamecocks gain pair of commitments

The South Carolina football program enjoyed a big day on the recruiting trail Thursday, as both defensive tackle Tonka Hemingway (6-3, 255) of Conway and tight end Eric Shaw (6-4, 219) of Notasulga, Ala., committed to the Gamecocks.

Four Gamecocks named to preseason All-SEC team
August 16, 2019 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on Four Gamecocks named to preseason All-SEC team
Four Gamecocks named to preseason All-SEC team

COLUMBIA — Four South Carolina football players earned spots on the 2019 Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football Team, as announced Thursday by the league office.

Greg Oliver: ACC football storylines to watch
August 16, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Greg Oliver: ACC football storylines to watch
Greg Oliver: ACC football storylines to watch

In less than two weeks, the Clemson football team will kick off its season against Georgia Tech to begin defending its national championship.

Hopkins funds football helmets for Central-Clemson Rec
August 10, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Hopkins funds football helmets for Central-Clemson Rec
Hopkins funds football helmets for Central-Clemson Rec

CENTRAL — Former Daniel High School and Clemson football star DeAndre “Nuk” Hopkins, who’s now displaying his talents as one of the NFL’s premier wide receivers, has never forgotten his roots.

Local pool team heads to Las Vegas for nationals
August 10, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Local pool team heads to Las Vegas for nationals
Local pool team heads to Las Vegas for nationals

WALHALLA — After conquering a 54-team field from Oconee, Anderson and Greenville counties, an eight-member Oconee County pool team is setting its sights on an even greater feat next week in Sin City.

‘New position, new Sean’: Pollard having fun at center
August 10, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on ‘New position, new Sean’: Pollard having fun at center
‘New position, new Sean’: Pollard having fun at center

CLEMSON — He’s started games for Clemson as a tackle, he’s started as a guard, and this season Sean Pollard is on the move again as the Tigers’ new starting center.