Columbia SC

Columbia, SC: State capital and largest city in South Carolina. Home to the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, the largest university in South Carolina.

South Carolina Gamecocks ready for Tennessee Volunteers

South Carolina Gamecocks ready for Tennessee Volunteers

South Carolina Football Practice Report Gamecocks vs Tennessee Game Notes COLUMBIA, SC Oct. 30, 2014 – The South Carolina Gamecocks spent Thursday afternoon at the Bluff Road practice fields. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks Football (SEC) The Gamecocks (4-4, 2-4 SEC) will host the Tennessee Volunteers (3-5, 0-4 SEC) at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia on Saturday, November 1. The SEC Network will televise the 7:30 p.m. ET game nationally with Tom Hart and Matt Stinchcomb in the booth and Heather Mitts on the sidelines. Following Thursday’s practice, defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward said that linebacker Skai Moore (ankle sprain) and safety Kadetrix Marcus (shoulder sprain) would not play on Saturday due to injuries. Sophomore Jonathan Walton is slated to start at the […]

Journey & Steve Miller Band announce Columbia SC Concert this March

Journey & Steve Miller Band announce Columbia SC Concert this March

JOURNEY AND STEVE MILLER BAND Colonial Life Arena – Columbia SC March 11 2015   – With Special Guests Tower of Power – TICKETS: Colonial Life Arena – Columbia, SC – Tickets on Sale Starting Saturday, November 8 –   Journey and Steve Miller Band will play Colonial Life Arena in Columbia on March 11, 2015 with special guests Tower of Power.   Tickets for the general public go on sale starting Saturday, November 8  at 10am at LiveNation.com, the Colonial Life Arena box office, LMCtix.com, Play It Again Sports, or by phone 855-4-LMC-TIX (855-456-2849).    “We are all so looking forward to playing again for you in with the great company of the Steve Miller Band and Tower of Power,” […]

Knudsen’s 89th-Minute Goal Gives Gamecocks 1-0 Win at Old Dominion

Knudsen’s 89th-Minute Goal Gives Gamecocks 1-0 Win at Old Dominion

Redshirt freshman drives home free kick from 30 yards away to keep SC perfect in C-USA road matches NORFOLK, VA Oct. 29, 2014 – South Carolina (8-8, 3-4 Conference USA) used a 89th-minute goal from redshirt freshman Mikkel Knudsen to grab its third road win in C-USA action in 2014, downing Old Dominion (7-6-1, 2-3-1 C-USA) 1-0 on Wednesday night. Knudsen set up from 30 yards away on a free kick after Old Dominion got called for a foul, one of 11 in the match. The Dane drilled the shot through the right side of the Monarchs’ wall and in for the only goal of the contest. South Carolina fired eight of its 10 shots in the second half, with […]

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Florida Georgia Line announces Columbia SC Concert

Florida Georgia Line announces Columbia SC Concert

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE with special guests Thomas Rhett & Frankie Ballard COLONIAL LIFE ARENA APRIL 30 2015 TICKETS: Florida Georgia Line Tickets go on sale Friday October 31 at 10am at LiveNation.com, the Colonial Life Arena box office, LMCtix.com, Play It Again Sports, or by phone 855-4-LMC-TIX (855-456-2849).  For more info or to purchase tickets go to livenation.com.  Presented by Live Nation.   # # #   About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors

Gamecocks Weekly Football Press Conference

Gamecocks Weekly Football Press Conference

COLUMBIA, SC Oct. 21, 2014 South Carolina Head Coach Steve Spurrier Opening Statement “We’re going to Auburn, the Loveliest Village on the Plains. Auburn is a good team as we all know, went to the national championship game last year, had a wonderful chance to win it, but couldn’t do it. I think they’re No. 5 in the country right now, lost to Mississippi State in a game that they could’ve won, but got stymied in the red zone had to kick some field goals. Mississippi State had a very good game and they’re No. 1 in the country, but (Auburn runs) the ball extremely well and are certainly very capable of throwing the ball. Their defense is very solid, […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Run Past Furman 41-10

South Carolina Gamecocks Run Past Furman 41-10

Davis and Williams each rush for over 100 yards, becoming first Gamecock tandem to perform feat since 2007. COLUMBIA, SC Oct. 18, 2014 – South Carolina’s ground attack produced 267 yards and three touchdowns on the day as the Gamecocks defeated Furman 41-10 on Homecoming this afternoon at Williams-Brice Stadium. Redshirt senior quarterback Dylan Thompson opened up the game by going four-of-five on Carolina’s opening drive, culminating in a 15-yard fade route to junior wide receiver Shaq Roland in the back of the end zone. It didn’t take Furman long to respond, as Hank McCloud, on the Paladins’ fourth play of their drive, found an opening on the right side and took the ball 60 yards down the sideline to […]

South Carolina Gamecocks work out during bye week

South Carolina Gamecocks work out during bye week

Carolina Football Practice Report COLUMBIA, SC Oct. 8, 2014 – The South Carolina Gamecocks (3-3, 2-3 SEC) worked out Wednesday afternoon at the Bluff Road practice fields. The Gamecocks are enjoying their bye week this week before hosting Furman (2-4) on Saturday, October 18, at Williams-Brice Stadium. That game is scheduled for a noon kickoff and will be televised nationally on the SEC Network. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks (SEC football) Following Wednesday’s practice, offensive line coach Shawn Elliott indicated that his unit has been somewhat inconsistent over the last two games. “There are ups and downs, kind of like we’ve had with our offense,” noted Elliott. “There have been some “goods” in both games and some “bads” as well. We […]

Marshall Capitalizes in OT to Take 1-0 Win at South Carolina

Marshall Capitalizes in OT to Take 1-0 Win at South Carolina

Gamecocks outshoot Marshall but can’t find net in setback COLUMBIA, SC Sept. 27, 2014 – South Carolina (4-4, 0-1 C-USA) dominated possession and offensive opportunities on Friday night at Stone Stadium, but Marshall (2-3-2, 1-0-0 C-USA) came away with a 1-0 win in the 93rd minute with Daniel Jodah scoring the golden goal. Jodah put pressure on the Gamecock defense early in the overtime period, and the head attempt back to the keeper got away from everyone, allowing Jodah to shoot the ball into the net past a lunging defender trying to make the last-gasp save. Jodah’s second goal of the season gave the Thundering Herd a 1-0 victory in their only shot on goal. South Carolina outshot Marshall 19-9 […]

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Missouri week winds down for South Carolina football

Missouri week winds down for South Carolina football

South Carolina Football Practice Report COLUMBIA, SC Sept. 25, 2014 – The South Carolina Gamecocks worked out Thursday afternoon at the Bluff Road “Proving Grounds” preparing for Saturday’s SEC Eastern Division tilt with the Missouri Tigers. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks football (SEC football) “We know they’ve got good football players,” said defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward of the Tigers. “We’ve played them two years in a row. They had us beat a year ago, so I’m sure they’re looking forward to beating us. They’ve got a good football team. They had to make some changes on the O-line, but they’ve got two really good backs, have some good receivers and of course, the quarterback makes the offense go.” Ward indicated that […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Football practice Tuesday afternoon

South Carolina Gamecocks Football practice Tuesday afternoon

South Carolina Football Practice Report COLUMBIA, SC Sept. 23, 2014 – The South Carolina Gamecocks worked out at the Bluff Road practice fields on Tuesday afternoon. The No. 13/15 Gamecocks (3-1, 2-1 SEC) will host the Missouri Tigers (3-1, 0-0 SEC) in an SEC Eastern Division battle for the Mayor’s Cup on Saturday, September 27. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at a sold out Williams-Brice Stadium. ESPN will broadcast the game nationally with Brad Nessler and Todd Blackledge in the booth and Holly Rowe on the sidelines. ESPN’s GameDay show will be in Columbia as well, televising from 9-noon from the famous Horseshoe in the middle of campus. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks Football (SEC Football) Offensive guard Cody […]

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