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No. 2 Gamecocks look to slow down UConn's Stewart

COLUMBIA -- South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley thinks Connecticut's Breanna Stewart is a sublime player and competitor who has transcended the game. Staley would know, having redefined point guard play as the game's best player a quarter-century ago.

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Thornwell, No. 25 South Carolina top No. 8 Texas A&M 81-78

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — A big day from long range kept Sindarius Thornwell and No. 25 South Carolina in the mix for the Southeastern Conference title. Thornwell had 25 points and nine assists, and the Gamecocks made a season-high 12 3-pointers …

No. 25 South Carolina looks for win at No. 8 Texas A&M

COLUMBIA — No. 25 South Carolina has followed both of its previous losses with victories in the next game. They look to do it for the third time on Saturday against Southeastern Conference co-leader in No. 8 Texas A&M. South Carolina (19-3, …
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Tigers fall to Hokies 60-57

BLACKSBURG, Va. — In their last game, the Virginia Tech Hokies let a late lead slip away in an overtime loss at Syracuse. Against Clemson, though, the Hokies finished. Zach LeDay scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Virginia Tech …

Tigers try to replace DBs bound for NFL

CLEMSON — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney thought his team was filled up on defensive backs for next fall — until NFL dreams got involved. Three of last year’s starting secondary declared for the NFL draft shortly after the Tigers 45-40 loss to …
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Back from the brink

A 12-year effort to reestablish robust redhorse fish (Moxostoma robustum) to the Santee River system is showing signs of success. The project has been part of a three-state effort to restore robust redhorse population to the Atlantic coastal plain …
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TRIATHLON YMCA Indoor Triathlon The Sumter Family YMCA will have an indoor triathlon on March 5 at the YMCA located at 510 Miller Road. There will be an endurance event and a sprint event. The endurance event will include swimming 500 yards, biking 12 miles and a …