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Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Palace Malice will return to racing in 2015

Palace Malice has been cleared to race again in 2015.
By John Boyette

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Crusaders' run game too much for Titans

Curtis Baptist took a step toward the South Carolina Independent School Association's Class A title with a 19-8 victory over Trinity-Byrnes on Friday night at Lions Memorial Field.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Augusta National increases security on Magnolia Lane

Augusta National Golf Club has beefed up security on Magnolia Lane.
By John Boyette

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

Ward believes Gamecocks can fix defensive problems

South Carolina's defense is excelling in finding ways to give up big fourth-quarter leads. The Gamecocks allowed Tennessee to drive 85 yards with no timeouts to tie the game Saturday night. The ...
By John Boyette

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Tennessee shocks South Carolina

COLUMBIA - Tennessee found a cure for its offensive woes Saturday night: South Carolina?s defense. The Volunteers rallied from 14 points down with 4:52 to play, and defeated the Gamecocks, 45-42.
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
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Augusta man shown beaten, leashed in prison photo

In the photo, Cortez Berry, who turned 18 on Saturday, is shirtless and kneeling on the ground with his left eye swollen shut and two men standing behind him. A rope is tied around his neck like a ...
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