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Davis surpasses the 1,000 yard mark

Tailback Mike Davis said he’s been thinking about a 1,000-yard season since before the Missouri game. On Saturday against Mississippi State, Davis finally got his wish, becoming the eighth player in South Carolina history to achieve such a milestone, recording 128 yards on 15 attempts against the Bulldogs.


Behind Enemy Lines

1. What did MSU learn from its first SEC win of the season against Kentucky? I’m sure there must be some momentum going into this week’s game at South Carolina after picking up that important first league win.


Defense prepares for double-threat

If you take away the 96-yard touchdown pass Missouri had Saturday against South Carolina, the Gamecock defense held the Tigers to 308 yards of offense and 17 points, a respectable number in the SEC.


Volleyball escapes scare in five sets

South Carolina players admittedly did not expect to play a five-set match Wednesday night against Coastal Carolina. But, coming off an excruciating SEC stretch that saw the Gamecocks drop five out of their last six SEC matches, South Carolina needed a win in any form possible.


Gamecocks perfect at home

For the South Carolina women’s soccer team, there truly is no place like home. The Gamecocks (14-2-2, 7-2-1 SEC) have allowed just three goals in nine home games this season. Junior keeper Sabrina D’Angelo has posted six shutouts at home and has yet to give up multiple goals in any home game. South Carolina is a perfect 9-0 at Stone Stadium in 2013 and the team will return to its home grounds tonight to close out the season against Kentucky.


	Sophomore Michael Carrera (left) and junior transfer Tyrone Johnson (right)  won the 2011 National High School Invitational at Montrose Christian Academy.

Exhibition play set to begin

With just days until the South Carolina men’s basketball team plays its first exhibition match of the season, coach Frank Martinis still waiting for his team to mature.


Gamecocks play UAB in final road game of season

This Sunday, the men’s soccer team will take the field for what will be their final away game of the season against arguably be their toughest opponent to date. The UAB Blazers, who come in sporting the highest-scoring offense in the country, have been a force to be reckoned with this season, ranking 10th in the latest NCAA Coaches poll. The Blazers have steam-rolled through the second half of their schedule, winning 8 of their last 9, with their sole loss coming in overtime to No. 20 Old Dominion.


	Senior Juliette Thevenin recorded her 1,500th career kill Sunday. The number is third all-time in Gamecock history.

Volleyball looks to rebound after losses

After losing five of its last six matches, including its last two, the South Carolina volleyball team is in dire need of a break. In the past two weekends, the Gamecocks have given both Mississippi State and Tennessee their first SEC victories.


	Senior quarterback Connor Shaw is within reach of Todd Ellis’ school record for wins.

Shaw's support explodes after comeback win over Missouri

For reasons I have never understood, some people have had negative opinions of Connor Shaw. Throughout his career, I have heard people on campus and around South Carolina say that he runs too much and that he doesn’t make the right decisions.


Volleyball loses both games over weekend

The ball screamed over the net to the Tennessee side. The Volunteers’ Lexi Dempsey turned as the ball deflected off her side and right back over the net, falling harmlessly in between a couple of Gamecock defenders for a point. Just like that, a surefire South Carolina kill turned into a point for the other team. If one kill could epitomize an entire match, it would be that one, as South Carolina fell 3-0 to Tennessee at home Friday.