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South Carolina defensive lineman Jabari Ellis (99) celebrates with linebacker Damani Staley (30) after making a tackle during the Gamecocks' 23-14 win over Troy on Saturday in Columbia.

South Carolina holds on to edge Troy 23-14

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) (AP) — South Carolina’s offensive consternation still isn’t cured. The Gamecocks have scored one rushing touchdown in five games. But as long as the …

Lakewood's Divon Woods and the Gators face off against Crestwood on Friday.

Sumter County matchup between Crestwood, Lakewood highlights 5 Things to Watch This Week

1. CRESTWOOD, LAKEWOOD MEET IN SUMTER COUNTY, REGION MATCHUPCrestwood is set to host Lakewood in a matchup of Sumter County and Region VI-3A rivals on Friday as the two teams jockey for playoff …

South Carolina quarterback Luke Doty (4) and the Gamecocks host Troy on Saturday.

South Carolina, Beamer not in panic mode; focus now on Troy

First-year South Carolina coach Shane Beamer has a message for worried Gamecock fans: "The sky is not falling." Beamer hopes his team has an improved showing this week against Troy of the Sun Belt Conference on Thursday can further help talk …

South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer and the rest of the SEC may have very different football schedules in the near future as Texas and Oklahoma prepare to move to the conference.

SEC schedule: Expansion likely impacts FCS, non-league games

The Southeastern Conference's scheduling model is so entrenched that most fans could piece it together with ease: Eight conference games, an FCS opponent at home and a couple of other non-league matchups with maybe a traditional rival mixed …

South Carolina head coach Shane Beamer yells at his players during the second half of the Gamecocks' game against Kentucky on Sept. 25 at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia.

Ruffolo's 3 FGs helps Kentucky beat South Carolina 16-10

COLUMBIA — Matt Ruffolo made three field goals to help Kentucky beat South Carolina 16-10 on Saturday night. Despite its three turnovers, Kentucky (4-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) beat South …

Clemson quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei and the No. 6 Tigers host Georgia Tech on Saturday.

College Football Picks: Big Ten gets 5 big tests in Week 3

This week it is the Big Ten that gets an opportunity to make a statement. The Pac-12 was in the spotlight last week, and while the conference as a whole didn't fare well going 3-5 in nonconference games against FBS opponents, Oregon's upset at …

South Carolina's Kingsley Enagbare (1) and the Gamecocks will look to continue their fast start against Georgia on Saturday.

Beamer, South Carolina start fast heading to No. 2 Georgia

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Shane Beamer has new challenge with his first-year program - handling early success. The Gamecocks, picked sixth in the seven-team SEC East Division, are 2-0 for the first time in four years and just the second …

The Lee Central football team will play its first home game since 2019 on Friday.

Lee Central football returns home to highlight 5 Things to Watch This Week

1. LEE CENTRAL RETURNS HOMEFor the first time since 2019, the Lee Central football team will play a home game. The Stallions are slated to host Latta for a Region VII-2A game. After missing the 2020 …

South Carolina's Cam Smith (9) jumps on top of teammates celebrating their 20-17 win over East Carolina in Greenville, on Saturday.

South Carolina rallies to beat East Carolina 20-17 on FG

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The turnovers and penalties kept coming to put South Carolina in a 14-point hole. An aggressive defense, a stick-with-it running game and a clutch kick kept the …

South Carolina quarterback Zeb Noland (8) may start when the Gamecocks face East Carolina on Saturday, but head coach Shane Beamer hasn't named a starting quarterback.

Beamer wants Gamecocks to clean up penalties for ECU trip

South Carolina coach Shane Beamer savored his team earning a shutout victory to start his tenure. He's also focused on improving smaller details, like cutting down on penalties. The Gamecocks visit East Carolina on Saturday after committing eight …

South Carolina and the rest of the Southeastern Conference football programs are looking forward to having a season where stadiums are full of fans.

From burgers to ballgames, SEC fans aiming for normalcy

Southeastern Conference officials are trying to get back to normal on football game days, with stadiums filled with fans and grills being fired up outside, even in a portion of the country where the states have among the lowest COVID-19 vaccination …

Zeb Noland

South Carolina names former grad assistant its starting QB

COLUMBIA — In less than two weeks, Zeb Noland has gone of from helping South Carolina players prepare for the season to being named the Gamecocks starting quarterback. In an odd twist, the …

The Wilson Hall football team will face off against Lee Academy on Friday.

Wilson Hall against Lee Academy football highlights 5 Things to Watch This Week

1. CRESTWOOD AND EAST CLARENDON RETURN FROM QUARANTINECrestwood and East Clarendon both had to miss Weeks 0 and 1 while in quarantine, but they’re on pace to start their seasons on Friday. …

South Carolina defensive lineman Kingsley Enagbare (52) is expected to be one of the top edge rushers in the country this season.

USC's Enagbare among nation's best on losing teams

Great players make for great teams. Well, not always. Elite talent is spread across college football, and some of the top players at their positions are on teams that struggle. Consider this: five players on The Associated Press All-America …

South Carolina wide receiver OrTre Smith (18) is among the more interesting players in the country returning after opting out of the 2020 season.

USC WR Smith among top players back after opting out

Most of the top college football players who opted out of the 2020 season because of the pandemic decided to leave school and launch pro careers. Players who sat out the entire 2020 season and were drafted in the first round include Cincinnati …