Stories by John Boyette

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Mustangs suffer last-minute loss

LANGLEY - Midland Valley dominated for much of the game and its defense put up its best effort of the year, but Airport rallied in the final seconds to secure a 24-20 victory at L.L. Willis Stadium.
By John Boyette

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Late field goal helps White Knoll knock off North Augusta

The Yellow Jackets struggled on offense and lost their homecoming contest, 13-10, to White Knoll.
By John Boyette

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Mustangs rally for victory

LANGLEY - Midland Valley scored 20 points in the fourth quarter to hold off Gilbert, 55-38, in a wild start to Region 5-AAA play for both teams at L.L. Willis Stadium.
By John Boyette

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Tigers rally to stun Gamecocks

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's defense put up a valiant effort for three and a half quarters Saturday night against Missouri. But the Tigers scored a pair of touchdowns in the final 6:49 to stun the ...
By John Boyette

Gamecocks' special team show signs of improvement

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier vowed to become involved with special teams after the Gamecocks allowed a pair of kickoff returns for touchdowns last week at Vanderbilt. 
By John Boyette

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Hornets top Warhorses in OT

AIKEN - Aiken quarterback Bryson Jones rolled left and scored from 10 yards out in the first overtime as the Hornets held on to defeat Barnwell, 16-10, at Hagood Stadium on Friday night.
By John Boyette

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Palace Malice half interest sold; colt might race in 2015

Dogwood Stable announced Tuesday the sale of 50 percent of Palace Malice to Three Chimneys Farm in Lexington, Ky.
By John Boyette

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

'Georgia was not' meant to win, Spurrier proclaims

COLUMBIA - Williams-Brice Sta­dium remains a house of horrors for Georgia. No. 24 South Carolina held on to defeat No. 6 Georgia, 38-35, on Sat­ur­day.
By John Boyette

South Carolina's defense holds up

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's defense bent but didn't completely break Saturday against Georgia.
By John Boyette

Ball-control offense lifts Rebels over Mustangs

JOHNSTON, S.C. - Strom Thurmond kept Midland Valley's roster of talented playmakers in check for most of Friday night to post a 42-14 victory in nonregion play.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

South Carolina back draws high praise

With just two seasons under his belt, Mike Davis has drawn comparisons to George Rogers and Marcus Lattimore.
By John Boyette

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Spurrier: Georgia game 'a must' for Gamecocks

Steve Spurrier knows what's at stake in Saturday's game between South Carolina and Georgia, even if recent history suggests otherwise.
By John Boyette

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Questions linger as South Carolina rebounds against East Carolina

COLUMBIA - Plenty of questions remain, but for now South Carolina's football team is alive and still kicking.
By John Boyette

Healthy Davis contributes early to Gamecocks

COLUMBIA - South Carolina tailback Mike Davis did not start Saturday night's game against East Carolina. But he did make an impact once he touched the ball.
By John Boyette

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Strom Thurmond routs Silver Bluff

PETTICOAT JUNCTION — Strom Thurmond coach Antwaun Hillary's Rebels jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead and never looked back in a 42-6 romp over Silver Bluff on Friday night.
By John Boyette

Palace Malice quits racing

Dogwood Stable president Cot Campbell announced Friday he was retiring Palace Malice from racing.
By John Boyette

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Hornets edge rival Thoroughbreds

AIKEN - Aiken's players and fans didn't need a scoreboard to tell them that they had defeated crosstown rival South Aiken 14-10 on Friday night.
By John Boyette

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Gamecocks clobbered in opener

COLUMBIA - The No. 21 Texas A&M Aggies scored early and often as they handed the No. 9 South Carolina Gamecocks the worst home defeat in the Steve Spurrier era with a 52-28 thrashing.
By John Boyette

South Carolina running back has early exit

COLUMBIA - South Carolina tailback Mike Davis left Thursday night's season-opening loss to Texas A&M with a rib bruise.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Thompson ready to lead Gamecocks

When South Carolina opens the season Thursday night against Texas A&M, make no mistake that Dylan Thompson is the leader of the Gamecocks.
By John Boyette
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