SOUTH CAROLINA

Carolina finds a few things to cheer about in lopsided loss

COLUMBIA - There were few bright spots for the South Carolina football team in a 41-17 blowout at the hands of the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium, but one of them came with 7:38 to go in the first quarter in the form of a …
USC FOOTBALL

South Carolina anxious to play

COLUMBIA - South Carolina receiver Bryan Edwards spent the weekend concerned about family in friends in the path of Hurricane Florence - and longing to get back out on the football field after the Gamecocks football game was canceled. South …
CLEMSON

No. 2 Clemson outlasts Texas A&M 28-26

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Kelly Bryant threw for 205 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score to help No. 2 Clemson escape with a 28-26 victory over Kellen Mond and Texas A&M on Saturday …
CLEMSON FOOTBALL

No. 3 Tigers look for more consistency on offense, defense

CLEMSON - Clemson's fourth consecutive 3-0 start is no surprise. What has caught some off guard is how they have played. The third-ranked Tigers inconsistency and lack of crispness at times has been somewhat surprising for a team widely expected …
Local Sports

Wilson Hall hosts Baron Bash on Saturday

The Wilson Hall volleyball team will play host to the Baron Bash Invitational on Saturday beginning at 8:15 a.m. at Nash Student Center. There will be 16 other teams participating along with Wilson Hall, including Sumter High School, Thomas …

Generals ready to get back on field after 3-week break

It's been a while since Thomas Sumter Academy has played a real football game. Three weeks to be exact. "I can't wait to get on the field, and the kids feel the same," said Generals head coach Randy Stogner, whose team plays host to Carolina …

Unbeaten Cavaliers ready to keep rolling against Oakbrook Prep

Robert E. Lee Academy was supposed to start its SCISA Region I-2A football schedule, but Hurricane Florence took away any hopes of that. However, it looks like the Cavaliers will get things going inside the region on Friday. Undefeated REL will …

Lee Central opens region title defense against Chesterfield

For the Lee Central High School varsity football team, the week off forced by the arrival of Hurricane Florence complicated matters logistically, but couldn't have come at a better time for a team that spent the non-region portion of its schedule in …

Wilson Hall netters beat LMA 3-1

The Wilson Hall varsity volleyball team picked up its first victory of the season on Tuesday with a 3-1 victory over Laurence Manning Academy at Nash Student Center. The Lady Barons won by the scores of 25-10, 19-25, 28-2, 25-16. They improved to …

From the Wire

Braves snap 4-game losing streak behind Freeman, Toussaint

ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman spent the previous four seasons playing for an Atlanta team that averaged 90 losses a year. Now that the Braves are back challenging for a division title, the All-Star first baseman knows his club can't afford any long …

Wong begins Cardinals' homer parade in 11-6 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Miles Mikolas has been unbeatable this season when the St. Louis Cardinals score him a couple of runs. He's 16-0 when getting at least two runs of support, a big asset for the Cardinals as they stay in the postseason hunt. "I've been …

Hall of Fame members threaten boycott

A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers led by Eric Dickerson is demanding health insurance coverage and a share of NFL revenues or else those former players will boycott the induction ceremonies. In a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger …

Panthers coach Rivera won't tolerate 'lazy' play on defense

CHARLOTTE - Panthers coach Ron Rivera is still fuming about his team's performance, saying he won't tolerate laziness on defense following his team's 31-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Carolina's eighth-year head coach was upset after watching …

Chiefs celebrating Mahomes' big day - on his birthday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Patrick Mahomes had just thrown six touchdown passes in a record-setting performance against the Steelers, one that gave the Chiefs a big road win and may have stamped them as the AFC's top team, when someone asked him how he …

Outdoors

Fall's a great time to plant trees, shrubs

Fall is a good time to plant trees and shrubs - the best time, in fact, for most of them. Whether purchased through the mail or locally, these plants are available in three ways: BARE-ROOT "Bare-root" trees and shrubs are grown in the …

There will be other mountains to climb

"I've leased the land to someone else," she said. I was stunned. All I could think to say was "Why?" Her answer was also a surprise. "Well, I didn't think you wanted the land anymore." Before I could think, I blurted out, "What on earth …

Young fishers bag 14 catfish at Lake Wateree

Rocky and Remy Cotterman caught 14 catfish at Lake Wateree recently while fishing with their grandpa.

Extras

TV SCHEDULE, STANDINGS & MORE - SEPT. 20

TV, RADIO TODAY 6 a.m. - Professional Tennis: St. Petersburg Open Early-Round Matches from St. Petersburg, Russia (TENNIS). 6:30 a.m. - Professional Golf: European PGA Tour Portugal Masters First Round from Vilamoura, Portugal (GOLF). 10 …

TV SCHEDULE, STANDINGS & MORE - SEPT. 19

TV, RADIO TODAY 6 a.m. - Professional Tennis: St. Petersburg Open Early-Round Matches from St. Petersburg, Russia (TENNIS). 7:30 a.m. - NHL Preseason Hockey: Boston vs. Calgary from Beijing (NBC SPORTS NETWORK). 10 a.m. - Professional …

Porter-Gaud hoops standout James set to announce decision today

JJosiah James, the 6-foot-6-inch player from Porter-Gaud in Charleston, took his official visit to Clemson over the weekend, and according to his head coach, John Pearson, he plans to announce his college commitment at the school on Wednesday at …