Stories by Pete Iacobelli

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

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Darlington race date not likely to change

COLUMBIA - Darlington Raceway President Chip Wile likes where his old, country track stands in NASCAR, even if it's no longer the sports' backdrop for honoring mothers this week.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Tigers weren't caught short when McDaniels left

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson coach Brad Brownell took some big steps to make sure that K.J. McDaniels' departure wouldn't short-circuit the Tigers' rising program.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Clowney says he's ready to get to work

COLUMBIA - Despite questions galore about his work ethic, Jadeveon Clowney is poised to bring the whole package to the NFL in May's draft.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Heritage seeks extension on sponsorship

The Heritage and the PGA Tour have meet with lead sponsors Royal Bank of Canada and Boeing about extending their backing past the five-year deal that ends in 2016.
By Pete Iacobelli

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Clemson coach not changing following complaint about religion

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Wednesday he wouldn't change procedures after a letter of complaint expressing concerns about the football program's connection to the coach's religion.
By Pete Iacobelli
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