Stories by Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Spieth is energized by his play in the Masters Tournament

Jordan Spieth gave no thought to withdrawing from the RBC Heritage after the grind of the Masters Tournament, instead feeling energized by his runner-up finish to Bubba Watson.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, April 14, 2014

Hendrick drivers sit pretty in standings

Three Hendrick Motorsports drivers are in the top five in points with Jeff Gordon leading way, Dale Earnhardt Jr., in fourth and six-time series champ Jimmie Johnson fifth.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Harvick considers himself contender for title

DARLINGTON, S.C. - After taking the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night, Kevin Harvick is convinced the group has exactly what it takes to capture the Sprint Cup championship.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Harvick's late move secures win at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Kevin Harvick capped his biggest weekend at Darlington Raceway with his first Southern 500 victory Saturday night, passing Dale Earnhardt Jr. two laps from the end of the ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, April 11, 2014

Harvick to start on pole at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Kevin Harvick won his first career pole at Darlington Raceway on Friday as he looks to chase his first Southern 500.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Kenseth looks to find groove at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Matt Kenseth hopes to get his season going and lock up a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Darlington Raceway.
By Pete Iacobelli

Junior's Nationwide team finds success

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. has more than the Sprint Cup Series on his mind these days - like trying to win a Nationwide title as an owner of JR Motorsports with drivers Chase Elliott ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, April 3, 2014

South Carolina women have bright basketball future

Dawn Staley was proud of what South Carolina accomplished this season and knows there's much more ahead for her young team.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Junior pair help Clemson refocus on NIT

CLEMSON, S.C. - The overachieving Clemson men's basketball squad is headed to Madison Square Garden.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Clemson advances to NIT semifinals

CLEMSON, S.C. - Damarcus Harrison scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and Clemson used a late 12-2 run to beat Belmont 73-68 Tuesday night and reach the NIT semifinals at Madison Square ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Clemson bounces Georgia State in NIT

CLEMSON, S.C. - K.J. McDaniels tied his career high with 30 points and had 14 rebounds to lead Clemson to a 78-66 victory over Georgia State on Tuesday night, the Tigers' 10th consecutive home win ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Top-seeded Gamecocks facing long road ahead

COLUMBIA - Coach Dawn Staley and the South Carolina Gamecocks understand that despite their first-ever Southeastern Conference championship and No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, they've got ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Gordon continues to excel at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Jeff Gordon's grown accustomed to change in NASCAR, especially at Darlington Raceway.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, March 10, 2014

Gamecock players defend Martin's style

COLUMBIA - South Carolina freshman Sindarius Thornwell joined the Gamecocks because of Frank Martin's fiery style, and he wants the coach to be himself when he returns from his one-game suspension.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Gamecocks basketball coach suspended one game

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Frank Martin has been suspended one game for harsh language aimed at his players during a loss to Florida and won't be with the team when it plays at Mississippi ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Boyd, Watkins shine at Clemson's pro day

CLEMSON, S.C. - Quarterback Tajh Boyd had a strong showing at Clemson's pro day Thursday and felt he erased some of the doubts about his skills that have cropped up since the season ended.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Clemson opens spring camp with a QB battle

CLEMSON, S.C. - For the first time in five years, Clemson has questions at quarterback.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, March 2, 2014

South Carolina rallies to sweep Clemson

Clemson was a strike away from a home victory when the Gamecocks got two-out, two-run hits from shortstop Marcus Mooney and center fielder Tanner English in the ninth to rally for a 5-3 victory ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Grand slam helps Gamecocks rally past Tigers

COLUMBIA - Grayson Greiner had a grand slam and five RBI as South Carolina rallied past Clemson for a 9-6 victory Friday night to continue their dominance in the state rivalry.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Gamecocks, Tigers eager to renew baseball rivalry

With the South Carolina Gamecocks and Clemson Tigers already being discussed nationally as the college baseball season gets underway, this weekend's series will refuel the always heated rivalry ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Top headlines

Judge denies request to delay sales tax vote

A superior court judge denied a request Wednesday from a Richmond County citizen seeking a court order to postpone the May 20 special purpose local option sales tax referendum.