October 14, 2001 |
Carlos Hall blocked Daniel Weaver's 32-yard field-goal attempt with 48 seconds left Saturday as Arkansas stunned No. 9 South Carolina, 10-7, at Little Rock, Ark. "There are ghosts in this stadium," Razorback Coach Houston Nutt said. "It was one of the loudest games I've ever heard, with my headphones on." The Razorbacks (3-3, 1-3 in the Southeast Conference) improved to 11-0 in Little Rock under Nutt, who got his second victory in three tries against Lou Holtz, his former coach and boss.
March 23, 1985
Football Coach Joe Morrison of the University of South Carolina was in the hospital Friday for treatment of chest pains, but school officials said he was resting comfortably and should be back on the practice field next week. Morrison, 47, was admitted late Thursday to Providence Hospital in Columbia, S.C. "If everything keeps going OK, he ought to be back in the office by Monday," South Carolina sports information director Tom Price said.
January 18, 2012 |
Sarah Palin came as close as she's come to a full-out endorsement, saying Tuesday that she'd vote for Newt Gingrich in the South Carolina primary in order "to keep this thing going. " (see video below) The former Alaska governor's latest wink and nod at the former House speaker comes just weeks after her husband, former "First Dude" Todd Palin, gave his more explicit support. Palin told Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity Tuesday that Gingrich won the Monday debate. "Newt came out just like South Carolina's own Smokin' Joe Frazier.
January 15, 2012 |
Reporting from Florence, S.C. -- In the race to be the most sincere Christian candidate for president, Rick Santorum looks like the front-runner. Out on the edge of town here Sunday afternoon, out among the big box stores and strip malls, at a family restaurant called Percy and Willie's, Santorum came by to shake hands and speak to a crowd of diners who had likely spent the morning praising the Lord at one of the area's many evangelical churches. "America is a moral enterprise, not an economic enterprise," Santorum declared.
November 26, 2011
USC next Today vs. South Carolina at Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, 4:30 p.m. — The Gamecocks (2-3), led in scoring by senior forward Malik Cooke (11.8 points per game), lost to No. 1 North Carolina, 87-62, Friday. They fell to Tennessee State and Elon earlier this season, and barely beat Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday.
October 7, 2012 |
Top-ranked Alabama rested at home as four other undefeated top-10 teams from the Southeastern Conference jumped straight to 2014 and staged their own four-team playoff. It's always pre-Copernicus down South, where the sun revolves around the SEC. Highlights from other games — West Virginia at Texas, Miami at Notre Dame, Nebraska at Ohio State — could be revisited on TV wrap-up shows. Geno who? Notre what? Florida State was where? The question we wanted answered Saturday was "Who is No. 2?"
May 4, 2013 |
CHARLESTON, S.C. - At a harborside reception overlooking Ft. Sumter, where the Civil War began, Mark Sanford batted away a TV reporter's question about the latest insult to his comeback campaign: an unwanted endorsement from pornographer Larry Flynt. Hours earlier, the former governor had been asked about a billboard message on a South Carolina interstate from a marital infidelity website. Under a blowup of a grinning Sanford, the site advised him to use its online service to find his next "running mate.
November 29, 1993
Cal State Fullerton plays South Carolina in the semifinals of the Final Four of the NCAA men's soccer tournament Friday at Davidson College in North Carolina. Fullerton (16-6) advanced Saturday by beating San Francisco, 1-0. South Carolina (15-3-4) beat Air Force, 6-0, Sunday. Princeton (13-4) plays Virginia (20-3) in the other semifinal. The championship game is Sunday.
March 25, 1993 |
Bobby Cremins, intent on leaving a legacy at the school where he played basketball, took the coaching job Wednesday at South Carolina. Cremins, who spent 12 seasons at Georgia Tech, replaces Steve Newton, who resigned Jan. 18 after the school's internal report outlined five secondary NCAA violations. South Carolina was 9-18 last season.
November 4, 1990 |
Sophomore tailback Amp Lee scored three touchdowns and rushed for 94 yards Saturday as No. 12 Florida State handed South Carolina its third consecutive loss, 41-10. Lee, Florida State's leading rusher this season with 554 yards, scored touchdowns on the Seminoles' first possessions of the first, second and third quarters. Florida State (6-2) dominated South Carolina (4-4), sacking quarterback Bobby Fuller seven times and intercepting two passes.