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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.

SC Pro Am Basketball brings together former Gamecocks

Summer league runs through August While baseball and football workouts consume the thoughts of most sports fans during the summer, basketball lovers in the Capital City don’t have to feel left out. The South Carolina Pro Am Basketball League returns to Columbia for its second season.

Lane: Baseball season a success

Gamecocks advanced to Supers despite injuries, roster shuffling When South Carolina opened up the 2013 baseball season in February, the outlook for the Gamecocks went something like this: On the mound, Jordan Montgomery would emerge as the dominant Friday night starter, veteran Colby Holmes would anchor the Saturday spot and Nolan Belcher would grow into his role as a Sunday starter.

USC adds to 2014 football recruiting class

Group features pair of four-star recruits The South Carolina football team upgraded its future roster earlier this month with the commitment of another four-star recruit. Kevin Crosby, from Bamberg, S.C., is the second four-star recruit in the 2014 recruiting class to commit to the Gamecocks.

3 Gamecock seniors chosen in MLB draft

Dantzler, Webb, Westmoreland chosen by Blue Jays, Yankees, Marlins As South Carolina’s season came to an end in Chapel Hill, three Gamecocks were chosen to continue their baseball careers in the big leagues. Tyler Webb, L.B.

Martin picks Clark as associate head coach

Head basketball coach Frank Martin has added Texas A&M Corpus Christi head coach Perry Clark to the Gamecocks coaching staff. Clark has also served as head coach at Tulane and Miami and has over 30 years of NCAA men’s basketball coaching experience.

Gamecocks second baseman Max Schrock dives and misses a throw to second.

Gamecocks lose Super Regionals to UNC

Even for a program like South Carolina, not every season ends in Omaha. The Gamecocks came up just short in Chapel Hill, falling 5-4 to North Carolina in the third and final game of the Super Regional series, ending a run of three consecutive trips to the College World Series.

Max Schrock fumbles with the ball before throwing it to first for an out.

Schrock struggles playing as visitor in hometown

It’s been a roller coaster homecoming for Gamecock second baseman Max Schrock. A native of Chapel Hill, N.C., Schrock has shone and struggled in his return to his hometown to play against UNC for a place in the College World Series.

After college career of trials, Belcher looks for Super Regional win

Redshirt senior has faced injury, bad play from teammates For Nolan Belcher, it was a familiar experience. Once again, the senior pitcher got little help in a start and wound up without the result he had hoped for, as the Gamecocks dropped a 6-5 decision to North Carolina on Saturday afternoon.