Stories by Pete Iacobelli

Defense strong suit for South Carolina State

South Carolina State is bringing back a fierce some defense led by lineman Javon Hargrave.
By Pete Iacobelli

NASCAR's old guard is glad to see Darlington back where it started

Kyle Pettyknows well the significance of Darlington and its place as NASCAR's oldest superspeedway.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Focus is on Watson at Clemson

Clemson fans don't seem concerned about the massive losses on last year's top-ranked ranked defense, the muddled picture at running back or the departure of high-powered offensive leader Chad ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Monday, Aug 31, 2015

Gamecocks expect to improve

Steve Spurrier is ready to put aside the outside "enemies" and concentrate on South Carolina's opponents on the field.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015

Mitch named Gamecocks starting QB

COLUMBIA - Sophomore Connor Mitch will start at quarterback for South Carolina when it opens the season on Sept. 3 against North Carolina.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Aug 22, 2015

Spurrier still undecided on starting QB

COLUMBIA - Steve Spurrier said South Carolina's offense improved on Saturday, just not enough to show a clear frontrunner among the four players competing for starting quarterback.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Aug 15, 2015

Spurrier unhappy with QB effort at scrimmage

COLUMBIA - If Steve Spurrier expected to hone in on a starting quarterback Saturday, South Carolina's scrimmage barely helped.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, Aug 9, 2015

Gamecocks' quarterback situation remains unsettled

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is still trying to sort out a four-way race for quarterback.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015

Watson's knee holding up well at Tigers' camp

CLEMSON, S.C. - It's been a strong start for Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson and his surgically repaired left knee.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015

South Carolina looks for improved defense

South Carolina coach Spurrier was encouraged by what he saw from his new-look defense on the first day of practice.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, Aug 2, 2015

Clemson pitcher eager to bounce back from lymphoma

COLUMBIA - Clate Schmidt felt tired last winter, more tired than a 21-year-old college athlete should be.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, July 24, 2015

South Carolina defenders put 2014 behind them

South Carolina lineback T.J. Holloman said Friday that South Carolina defenders have put their problems in the past
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Watson works way back from injury as buzz builds

MAULDIN, S.C. - Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson isn't focused on the praise and honors coming his way, no matter how high they pile up this off-season.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Gamecocks blending upperclassmen, newcomers once again

COLUMBIA - Another year, another round of changes for the South Carolina men's basketball team.
By Pete Iacobelli

Friday, July 17, 2015

Clemson baseball coach hits ground running

New Clemson baseball coach Monte Lee has spent a busy few weeks talking with prospects and returning players to shore things up before next season.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Clemson defensive coordinator keeping fiery approach

SUNSET, S.C. - Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables won't change his approach - or intensity - no matter who's now paying attention.
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
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