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Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

Orth took 'quite a journey' to become Gamecocks' starting QB

Most starting quarterbacks in the Southeastern Conference aren't walk-ons, and most don't hold down part-time jobs at a grocery store. Perry Orth isn't like most quarterbacks.
By John Boyette

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

Wildcats knock off Gamecocks

COLUMBIA - Kentucky held on for a 26-22 victory Saturday night in front of 82,178 fans at Williams-Brice Stadium. The win snapped their 22-game losing stretch away from home that dated to the 2010 ...
By John Boyette

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

Daniel Carr leads Midland Valley

Daniel Carr ran, passed and danced his way all over the field Friday night as Midland Valley defeated South Aiken, 39-18, at the Stomping Grounds. The senior accounted for five of Midland Valley's ...
By John Boyette

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

Gamecocks fend off Tar Heels in opener

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - South Carolina's defense, a much-maligned unit a year ago, is off to a rousing start. The Gamecocks shut out North Carolina in the second half, and held on for a 17-13 victory ...
By John Boyette

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Palace Malice shipped to Kentucky

Palace Malice was shipped to Lexington, Ky., on Monday and will be examined this week by an independent appraiser.
By John Boyette

Friday, Aug 28, 2015

Hornets handle rival

AIKEN - Brayton Sanders erupted for five touchdowns Friday night as Aiken beat South Aiken 57-34 on Friday night
By John Boyette

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Palace Malice to retire from racing

Palace Malice had it all in his career as one of the top thoroughbreds: speed, stamina and charisma. Now, the 5-year-old colt’s racing career is over. 
By John Boyette

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

South Aiken looking to build winning culture

Chris Hamilton has been trying to change the football culture since taking over at South Aiken earlier this year.
By John Boyette

Monday, Aug 24, 2015

Palace Malice pointing for Woodward

Palace Malice's next race will be the Woodward Stakes on Sept. 5.
By John Boyette

Saturday, Aug 22, 2015

Carr once again has keys to Midland Valley's offense

It was early in Midland Valley's preseason camp, but Daniel Carr was already in midseason form. The senior quarterback was throwing laser-like passes to his targets and hitting his receivers in ...
By John Boyette

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

Aiken High has sense of urgency

Brian Neal isn't afraid to get down on the ground and get dirty if it will help Aiken improve this season. The Hornets' third year coach wants to see improvement from the Hornets in all facets of ...
By John Boyette

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015

Silver Bluff plans to rebound

After a down year in 2014, Silver Bluff coach Al Lown expects his team to return to its winning ways again this season.
By John Boyette

Midland Valley looks to improve on defense

With Daniel Carr, Kameron Brown and Dre' Carr, the Mustangs had three major threats and produced an average of nearly 30 points per game.
By John Boyette

Sunday, Aug 9, 2015

Aiken-trained Bay of Plenty wins Alydar Stakes

Bay of Plenty, bred by Darley and trained locally by Tim Jones, won the Alydar Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in wire-to-wire fashion. With Joel Rosario in the saddle, Bay of Plenty covered the ...
By John Boyette

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015

Hoke confident Gamecocks' defense will improve

The Gamecocks' defensive woes prompted Steve Spurrier to bring in Hoke, and all eyes are on him to see if he can improve the unit.
By John Boyette

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

Palace Malice to race this weekend

Palace Malice will return to racing action this weekend.
By John Boyette

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Aiken Training Track losing stable

Darley America, owned by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed, announced Wednesday that it would move its string of horses training at the Aiken Training Track by the end of September.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Spurrier confident despite roster uncertainty

Steve Spurrier hasn't settled on a quarterback, his defense is untested and there are plenty of new faces in the South Carolina football program. Yet he remains confident.
By John Boyette

Sunday, July 26, 2015

South Carolina snaps streak at junior event

AIKEN - Ashley Czarnecki helped South Caro­lina snap a five-match losing streak in the Georgia-South Carolina Girls' Junior Chal­lenge Match at Palmetto Golf Club.
By John Boyette

Monday, July 20, 2015

Road Hole at St. Andrews wreaked havoc on field

Perhaps no other three words can strike more fear in a golfer, and it's the place where British Open hopes often die. Grand Slam dreams, too.
By John Boyette
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