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Motivation for success

Disappointed by last year's state tournament finish, the Sumter Junior Dixie Boys all-star baseball team was determined to have a better showing this season. Playing as the O-Zone 11-12 year-old age group a year ago, Sumter went 2-2 in the state tournament and that motivated players like Ethan Brown.

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Gamecocks' Wilson returns with FIBA gold, MVP award

COLUMBIA - Another summer, another international title for Southeastern Conference freshman of the year A'ja Wilson. Wilson, who led the United States to the U18 FIBA Americas crown last summer, turned in another stellar performance during America's run to gold at the FIBA U19 World Championships earlier this month.

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Spurrier more confident in this year's South Carolina squad

BLYTHEWOOD - Steve Spurrier is significantly more confident about South Carolina's direction than he was at times last season. Spurrier acknowledged it was hard to believe in the Gamecocks, particularly with a failing defense that squandered …

USC moving on from last year's defensive woes

COLUMBIA - South Carolina linebacker T.J. Holloman likes having short-term memory, particularly when it comes to the Gamecocks dismal showing on defense last season. Holloman said Friday that South Carolina defenders have put their problems in …
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Tigers lead conference with five All-ACC preseason selections

Clemson led all Atlantic Coast Conference schools with five selections to the preseason All-ACC Football Team released on Thursday selected by media attending the ACC Football Kickoff at Pinehurst, N.C. earlier in the week. Clemson led the …

Tigers picked as favorites to win ACC title

PINEHURST, N.C.- Clemson University coach Dabo Swinney isn't big on preseason polls, but he sure hopes that his football team makes a vast majority of the media "look smart" come December. The Tigers were an overwhelming choice to win the …
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Fishing reports - July 26, 2015

Santee Cooper System Largemouth bass: Slow to fair. Captain Linwood Thornhill reports that fishing continues to drop off as is customary at this time of year, but a few fish can still be caught around grass and cypress trees. For shallow fish he …
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SCOREBOARD TV, RADIO TODAY 9 a.m. - LPGA Golf: Women's British Open Second Round from Turnberry, Scotland (ESPN2). 9 a.m. - Professional Golf: European PGA Tour Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play Round-of-32 Matches from Aberdeen, …