Stories by John Boyette

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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

Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Palace Malice to skip Woodward

Palace Malice will have to wait a few more weeks to atone for his disappointing performance in the Whitney Handicap.
By John Boyette

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

Thoroughbreds making changes as players step up

AIKEN — South Aiken won’t have to wait all season to take on rival Aiken. The Thoroughbreds make the short trip across town to open the season Friday. 
By John Boyette

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Silver Bluff's Lown seeks perfect ending in return

PETTICOAT JUNCTION — Al Lown is back for his 22nd year as Silver Bluff's head coach.
By John Boyette

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Rebels hold on for win over Hornets

AIKEN - A new quarterback and a new coach produced a familiar result for Strom Thurmond on Friday night.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Bulldogs young after suffering heavy losses

PETTICOAT JUNCTION — Forgive Al Lown and Keith Radford if they look across the practice field at Silver Bluff and reminisce about the past four years. Graduation hit the Bulldogs hard.
By John Boyette

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Two local golfers advance to regional finals

More than 100 boys and girls ages 7-15 competed in Monday's sub-regional event of the Drive, Chip and Putt championship.
By John Boyette

Monday, Aug 4, 2014

Palace Malice to race in Woodward Stakes after 'clunker'

Dogwood Stable president Cot Campbell said there was no explanation for the colt's weekend performance in the Whitney Handicap, where he finished in sixth place.
By John Boyette

Sunday, Aug 3, 2014

Spurrier enters 10th season with high expectations

COLUMBIA - Spurrier enters his 10th season and expectations continue to rise for a program that was once among the worst in the Southeastern Conference.
By John Boyette

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Palace Malice comes up short in Whitney

Palace Malice finished a disappointing sixth in Saturday's Whitney Handicap at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
By John Boyette

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Ray Guy Award was boost for punter, sports council

The Ray Guy Award was created in 2000 by the Augusta Sports Council with the punter's blessing.
By John Boyette

Friday, July 25, 2014

Nike Nationals uses league setup

The Nike Nationals Invitational begins in North Augusta this weekend, and it celebrates its 10th year with a new twist.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Participant in first Masters dies at 103

Errie Ball, who played in the first Masters Tournament in 1934 and was the oldest living participant, died Wednesday. He was 103.
By John Boyette

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