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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.

Border Battle Brings Intrigue

South Carolina’s final obstacle to a fourth consecutive trip to Omaha is, perhaps, the toughest opponent they will face all year. The North Carolina Tar Heels may also be the foe that has the most complex relationship with the Gamecocks. USC has played 25 different teams in 60 games this season, ranging from bitter rival Clemson, to SEC powers like LSU and Vanderbilt, to in-state squads like Wofford and Presbyterian.

Gamecocks capture Columbia Regional

New coach, new roster. Same expectations, same result. For the fourth consecutive year and the 11th time in 14 seasons, the South Carolina Gamecocks head into a weekend series needing just two wins to advance to the College World Series.

	Gamecocks infielder LB Dantzer slides into home plate Sunday night.

Gamecocks advance to the Super Regionals

In the end, only Mother Nature could delay South Carolina’s march to the Super Regionals. The Gamecocks needed two days to knock off the Liberty Flames by a score of 6-4, thanks to a rain delay that halted Sunday night’s contest in the fifth inning and forced the game to be postponed until Monday afternoon.

South Carolina beats Liberty 19-3 in second NCAA regional game

In their regional opener on Friday night, the Gamecocks made things exciting. South Carolina allowed Saint Louis to erase a three-run deficit and tie the game in the eighth inning before pulling away. Facing a confident Liberty squad in the winners’ bracket, the Gamecocks wasted no time draining the suspense out of the contest.

Gamecocks beat Billikens, advance to second round of regionals

South Carolina fought off a pesky Saint Louis team and pulled out a 7-3 victory Friday night at Carolina Stadium to move into the winner’s bracket avoid an elimination matchup with the Tigers. South Carolina’s bats jumped on Saint Louis early, as the Gamecocks scored in the first, second and fourth innings to open up a 3-0 lead.

Gamecocks selected to host NCAA regionals

The Gamecocks will play at home for yet another bid to travel to Omaha for the 2013 College World Series. The team, which finished second to Arizona for last year’s national championship, will face off against Saint Louis, which has been seeded fourth of the four teams which will play at Carolina Stadium.