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Carolina soccer earns accolades

The 36th season of men’s varsity soccer at USC will begin Aug. 30, the Friday night after the football season opener, against East Tennessee State University at Stone Stadium.

Gamecocks begin preparing for 2013 season

Fans hoping to see the 2013 Gamecock football team will finally get their chance, starting this week. South Carolina will open fall camp Friday evening as the Gamecocks search for their third consecutive 11-win season.

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Billy Buckner throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals on Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/MCT)

Four USC alumni in big leagues

With two national championships in the past four seasons, Gamecock baseball has attracted attention of USC students, alumni, baseball fans, and most importantly for the players, Major League Baseball scouts.

Lane: Real football can't come soon enough for fans

College football’s silly season is in full swing and I’m not talking about Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison being arrested for barking at a police dog. Jadeveon Clowney made waves at SEC Media Days by calling out Clemson’s Tajh Boyd and Georgia’s Aaron Murray, claiming that the two signal-callers are scared to face him.

Gamecocks eyeing an SEC title in 2013

South Carolina is preparing for another successful season, and head coach Steve Spurrier and defensive end Jadeveon Clowney spoke about that preparation and last year’s 11-wins season last Thursday at the Southeastern Conference Media Days. “Our message this year about South Carolina football is pretty simple,” Spurrier said, “We believe we’re capable of winning the SEC … Win the division, and win our first ever SEC Championship, that’s the goal,” This upcoming season for the Gamecocks is centered on hype, potential and a more favorable schedule then in recent seasons.

Three Gamecock WRs added to award watch list

South Carolina may have lost Ace Sanders to the NFL Draft, but USC’s wide receiving corps appears to be in capable hands this season. Gamecock receivers Damiere Byrd, Bruce Ellington and Shaq Roland were each named to the preseason Biletnikoff Award Watch List on Tuesday.

Gamecock captures silver for Team USA

South Carolina senior Michael Flach earned a silver medal in the 4×200-meter relay for Team USA at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia. Flach, earning his first-career international medal Monday, was a part of Team USA’s final swim time of 7:13.58 to finish in second place.

Former Gamecocks win 2 national titles

Hastings wins first championship, Beckles sets meet record A busy week for former and current South Carolina track athletes ended with two ex-Gamecocks capturing national titles. Natasha Hastings, who competed for the Gamecocks from 2005 to 2008, won the 400-meter dash at the USATF Senior Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa to claim her first national title USA Outdoor Championship.

Basketball roster undergoes changes

Seven new players joining Frank Martin’s team The South Carolina men’s basketball team will have a much different look this season. The Gamecocks’ roster feature seven new recruits, including the No. 11 ranked shooting guard Sindarius Thornwell.

USC baseball players begin professional careers

Four departing seniors debuting in minors While their former teammates are honing their skills at summer leagues around the country, four members of South Carolina’s 2013 baseball squad are beginning their journeys as professionals. L.B. Dantzler, Tyler Webb, Colby Holmes and Adam Westmoreland all signed contracts with their respective clubs and have begun their first season in the minor leagues.