Stories by Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Clemson trying to fill voids after rocky off-season

COLUMBIA - It has not been the most trouble-free off-season for Clemson and coach Dabo Swinney.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, June 11, 2015

South Carolina women's basketball team has strong players

COLUMBIA - Dawn Staley has a new challenge ahead after leading South Carolina to its first Final Four - finding the right fit in a roster full of players eager for more playing time.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Drivers stop in Darlington for testing

DARLINGTON, S.C. - A number of drivers worked Wednesday in a test session at Darlington Raceway before moving on to this week's race at Michigan International Speedway.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Clemson dismisses baseball coach

Clemson fired longtime baseball coach Jack Leggett on Thursday after the Tigers' second consecutive 0-2 appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, May 29, 2015

South Carolina baseball coach vows to get back to tournament

COLUMBIA - South Carolina baseball coach Chad Holbrook promised an off-season like no other so the Gamecocks would not endure another season like this past one.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Cougars out to prove surprising run was no fluke

COLUMBIA - College of Charleston second baseman Blake Butler felt the intensity when the Cougars got back together for workouts last fall: His team wanted to finish the job it began last season. ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, May 25, 2015

Edwards' win allows Gibbs to shift its focus

CONCORD, N.C. - Joe Gibbs has had many special nights in football and auto racing. Few were bigger than Sunday's showing in the Coca-Cola 600.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Smith, Terry Labonte head newest class of NASCAR Hall of Fame

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Speedway Motorsports executive chairman Bruton Smith and two-time Sprint Cup champion Terry Labonte headed up the newest group of five headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, May 8, 2015

Palmetto State teams having down year in baseball

Clemson and South Carolina are having a tough time making a case for an invitation to the 64-team field in baseball.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, May 4, 2015

Clemson quarterback on track for full recovery

COLUMBIA - Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson believes he won't miss a beat despite sitting out all spring after knee ligament surgery.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, May 1, 2015

PGA Championship returning to Ocean Course in 2021

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - The PGA Championship is returning to the Ocean Course in 2021, three decades after the seaside layout made its debut at the 1991 Ryder Cup.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Furyk outlasts Kisner in playoff

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Jim Furyk won his first PGA Tour event in five years, making birdies on both playoff holes to outlast Kevin Kisner at the RBC Heritage on Sunday.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, April 17, 2015

Merritt upstages Spieth at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Little-known Troy Merritt one-upped Masters Tournament champion Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Spieth has rough day in return to tour

Jordan Spieth had a post-Masters letdown in the opening round of the RBC Heritage on Thursday, shooting 3-over-par 74 at Harbour Town to end his run of 16 consecutive rounds under par.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Spieth makes quick return from Masters victory

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Masters Tournament champion Jordan Spieth is back to work today at the RBC Heritage Classic after two days celebrating his victory.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Top two seeds out of Family Circle Cup

CHARLESTON, S.C. - American Lauren Davis beat top-seeded Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-1 at the Family Circle Cup on Wednesday a short time after No. 2 seed Ekaterina Makarova withdrew with a stomach ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Spurrier says Gamecocks' QB battle is 'not encouraging'

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has had few issues at the quarterback position the past few seasons with the Gamecocks. His reputation for having little patience with those in the ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, April 2, 2015

South Carolina's Mitchell was a fan of her coach long ago

South Carolina's Tiffany Mitchell' has shown she's every bit as skilled as Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley, who was her idol growing up.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Cann, Davis draw attention at South Carolina's pro day

COLUMBIA - All-Southeastern Conference guard A.J. Cann and 1,000-yard tailback Mike Davis were the main attractions during South Carolina's pro day, a much more low-key affair than the past couple ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Gamecock women are ready for next step

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley believes her team is ready to finally push past the Sweet 16 and go deeper in the NCAA Tournament.
By Pete Iacobelli
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