Stories by Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Palmetto State powers open with a thud

COLUMBIA - Maybe it's not too early for some Palmetto panic after No. 9 South Carolina and No. 16 Clemson both were blown out on opening weekend.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

S.C. State wants to take next step

ORANGEBURG, S.C. — South Carolina State coach Buddy Pough was glad to see his team rebound last season. Now, he's seeking even more out of the Bulldogs.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

South Carolina has plenty of talent left

Steve Spurrier's confident South Carolina hasn't run out of football talent, even with some of the best in the game off to the NFL.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Clemson looking to reload on offense

Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris is not about to let the Tigers' attack take a step backward, despite missing two record-setting playmakers.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Gamecocks, Aggies to feature many new faces

COLUMBIA - South Carolina and Texas A&M find out this week what life's like minus a Jadeveon Clowney-Johnny Manziel matchup.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Gamecocks turn to youth in secondary

COLUMBIA - Steve Spurrier has said several times that No. 9 South Carolina has plenty of good players, just no one knows it yet.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

Spurrier pleased with offense in scrimmage

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier saw exactly what he wanted out of his offense - and there was hardly a downfield pass in sight.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Spurrier: Clowney hype was no problem

There won't be same frenzy swirling around South Carolina when the Game­cocks open fall camp Friday night with the departure of Jadeveon Clowney.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Ex-Cavs swimming coach joins Gamecocks staff

COLUMBIA - South Carolina assistant Mark Bernardino is glad to be back in the pool coaching, even if it isn't what the Atlantic Coast Conference championship-winning coach expected at this point ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, July 18, 2014

Returning Gamecocks confident of 'another big season'

South Carolina players say the success will continue despite loss of stars like Jadeveon Clowney and Connor Shaw.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Tigers won't ditch fast-paced attack

SUNSET, S.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says the Tigers won't slow down, even without offensive stars receiver Sammy Watkins and quarterback Tajh Boyd.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Ellington keeping his focus on football

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - Gone are the days when Bruce Ellington would rush from a basketball workout with South Carolina teammates to a football meeting room to learn the complex schemes of coach ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Strong South Carolina recruiting class eager to make impact

COLUMBIA - A'ja Wilson is South Carolina's most-talked about newcomer on the women's basketball team this fall and she's part of the country's No. 2 signing class, but coach Dawn Staley brought in ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

South Carolina QB says hype is not earned yet

COLUMBIA - Dylan Thompson doesn't believe he's done much to show he's South Carolina's starting quarterback, even if he's given the Gamecocks several special moments during his time as backup.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Martin likes South Carolina's improved work ethic

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Frank Martin knows his players have a much better understanding of what it will take to end five consecutive losing seasons because he's seen the change in ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Clemson baseball coach determined to get team back to top

COLUMBIA - Clemson coach Jack Leggett says he's ready to put last season behind him and return the Tigers to the top of college baseball.
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, June 2, 2014

Gamecocks, Tigers make early exits

COLUMBIA - The college baseball season is over for the Palmetto State's powerhouse programs - and much earlier than many expected.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Gamecocks coach downplays past NCAA Tournament success

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Chad Holbrook knows his team's 27-game NCAA Tournament winning streak at home comforts supporters and throws a big scare into postseason team headed to Carolina ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, May 26, 2014

Johnson back in Chase after win

CONCORD, N.C. - Jimmie Johnson's run at another Sprint Cup title is on and could bring him a piece of NASCAR history.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Spurrier says Gamecocks have chance to continue success

COLUMBIA - Steve Spurrier believes the South Carolina Gamecocks have more success ahead, even without recent No. 1 NFL Draft pick Jadeveon Clowney.
By Pete Iacobelli

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