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.

Chad Holbrook Receives Contract Extension with South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball

Chad Holbrook Receives Contract Extension with South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball

COLUMBIA, SC Dec. 16, 2014 – The Board of Trustees at the University of South Carolina has approved a two-year contract extension for head baseball coach Chad Holbrook.  The contract extension puts Holbrook under contract through the end of the 2019 season. “It is an honor to be the head baseball coach at the University of South Carolina,” said Chad Holbrook.  I want to thank the Board of Trustees, Dr. Pastides and Coach Tanner for their unwavering commitment to the entire Gamecock baseball program and me.  It is really neat and comforting to be surrounded by such great leadership.  South Carolina is a special place with the best fans in the country and I am fortunate to work with an […]

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South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball To Host Leadoff Dinner

South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball To Host Leadoff Dinner

Night will include panel with former Gamecock coaches Bobby Richardson, June Raines & Ray Tanner COLUMBIA, SC Dec. 15, 2014 – South Carolina baseball will host the first-ever Leadoff Dinner on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at Seawell’s highlighted by a panel of former Gamecock baseball head coaches Bobby Richardson, June Raines, Ray Tanner and current Gamecock head coach Chad Holbrook. Coach Richardson, Coach Raines, Coach Tanner & Coach Holbrook have combined for 30 NCAA Regionals , 11 College World Series trips to Omaha, five national championship appearances and two national championship titles. VIP tickets that include a reception before the event are $125.  Dinner tickets are $75.  Fans who want to purchase a table of 8 for $1000 will receive […]

Kevin Hart “What Now” tour coming to Columbia

Kevin Hart “What Now” tour coming to Columbia

KEVIN HART “WHAT NOW” THE TOWNSHIP AUDITORIUM TICKETS DECEMBER 29 – 7PM   Presented by Live Nation If there’s one thing Kevin Hart can do, it’s sell shoes.  If there’s one thing Kevin Hart can do better than sell shoes, it’s explode into one of the foremost comedians and entertainers in the industry today. TICKETS: Kevin Hart “What Now” Tour Hart has continued to work non-stop and 2014 is no exception.  Kevin will next be seen in the Chris Rock directed film, Top Five, alongside Adam Sandler, Jerry Seinfeld and Whoopi Goldberg, and has already completed production on three other comedies slated for 2015, Screen Gem’s The Wedding Ringer, Get Hard, opposite Will Farrell and Ride Along 2, the sequel […]

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South Carolina Gamecocks go indoors Tuesday

South Carolina Gamecocks go indoors Tuesday

Carolina Football Practice Report COLUMBIA, SC Nov. 18, 2014 – The University of South Carolina football team (5-5, 3-5 SEC) worked out at the indoor facility on a chilly Tuesday afternoon in Columbia. The Gamecocks are preparing for their final home game of the 2014 season, a Saturday noon start against the South Alabama Jaguars (6-4, 5-3 Sun Belt). A win would make the Gamecocks bowl-eligible for a 10th-straight season. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks Football The Gamecock defense played probably its best game of the season last Saturday at Florida. That may have been in part to a change at linebacker, where Skai Moore moved from Will to Mike and Jonathan Walton was inserted into the starting lineup at Will. […]

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Baylor Bears Hold off Late Push from South Carolina Gamecocks

Baylor Bears Hold off Late Push from South Carolina Gamecocks

Final Stats COLUMBIA, SC Nov. 18, 2014 – The South Carolina men’s basketball team hosted Baylor Tuesday afternoon as part of the ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. The noon start wouldn’t faze either side, as the physical matchup was closely contested throughout. The Bears (2-0) were able to keep Carolina (1-1) at arm’s length for much of the game, and were able to seal the game with a pair of free throws late in a 69-65 win. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks Basketball Senior guard Tyrone Johnson scored a career-high 21 points to lead the Gamecocks in a game that featured six ties and six lead changes. Both teams were cold in first half, with Carolina shooting 32 percent and Baylor […]

2014 Sigma Nu Clemson-South Carolina Game Ball Run

2014 Sigma Nu Clemson-South Carolina Game Ball Run

CLEMSON, SC Nov. 14, 2014 – Clemson’s Sigma Nu Fraternity and its presenting Sponsor PNC Bank are pleased to announce the kickoff of the annual Clemson-South Carolina Ball Run. TICKETS: Clemson Tigers vs South Carolina Gamecocks Football Since 1977 the members of both Clemson University and the University of South Carolina’s Sigma Nu Fraternity have participated in the annual Game Ball Run in which they complete a 138-mile trip with the football used in the annual gridiron matchup. The Game Ball run is a fundraising event for Clemson’s Sigma Nu’s philanthropy, Coach Swinney’s All in Team Foundation. All proceeds raised by the Clemson Sigma Nu Chapter will go to the foundation, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization based in upstate […]

Game Time Set for South Carolna Gamecocks vs South Alabama

Game Time Set for South Carolna Gamecocks vs South Alabama

FINAL HOME GAME SET FOR NOON KICK Tickets: South Carolina Gamecocks To Host South Alabama on November 22 COLUMBIA, SC Nov. 2014 – The final home game of the 2014 football season for the South Carolina Gamecocks will have a noon kick on Fox Sports South, the Southeastern Conference announced today. It will be Senior Day at Williams-Brice Stadium when the Gamecocks (4-5) host South Alabama (5-4) on Saturday, November 22. Bob Rathbun and Tim Couch will have the call for FOX Sports South, with Olivia Harlan on the sidelines. Here are the SEC television selections for Saturday, November 22: Saturday, November 22: SEC NETWORK*  Noon ET Eastern Kentucky at Florida SEC NETWORK* Noon ET Charleston Southern at Georgia FSN […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Fall to No. 25 New Mexico Lobos 2-1

South Carolina Gamecocks Fall to No. 25 New Mexico Lobos 2-1

Eads’ second-half goal cuts lead, but New Mexico’s defense kept SC from trying for the equalizer Printable Final Stats ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – With important Conference USA Tournament seeding implications in the balance, No. 25 New Mexico (11-5-1, 4-4 C-USA) used two first-half goals to take a 2-1 win over South Carolina (8-9, 3-5 C-USA) on Friday night.   The Lobos posted an easy first goal when James Rogers pushed in a seventh-minute penalty kick. The Gamecocks were called for a handball in the box to give up the 12-yard chance. Chris Wehan added the second score in the 19th with his strike from the far right wing. Niko Hansen used a back-heel kick to find the streaking Wehan, who fired […]

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Give blood & enter to win TSO tickets!

Give blood & enter to win TSO tickets!

TSO AND AMERICAN RED CROSS TEAM UP FOR LOCAL BLOOD DRIVES IN COLUMBIA SC & GREENSBORO NC   “ROCK AND ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON” Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO), and American Red Cross in Columbia SC and Greensboro NC are joining forces this holiday season and asking TSO fans to donate blood.   Tomorrow, Friday, November 7, at three locations on Main Street in downtown Columbia SC, presenting blood donors will be eligible for a chance to win one of 50 pair of tickets to the Friday, November 21st 4pm performance at Colonial Life Arena.   Friday, November 14, in Greensboro NC, presenting blood donors will be eligible for a chance to win one of 50 pair of tickets […]

Steve Spurrier Speaks on Lattimore

Steve Spurrier Speaks on Lattimore

GAMECOCKS WRAP UP BYE WEEK WORKOUTS South Carolina Football Practice Report COLUMBIA, SC Nov. 5, 2014 – The South Carolina Gamecocks spent Wednesday afternoon at the Bluff Road practice fields. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks football (SEC) The Gamecocks (4-5, 2-5 SEC) are enjoying a bye week this week, before wrapping up the 2014 regular season with contests at Florida (Nov. 15), at home versus South Alabama (Nov. 22) and at Clemson (Nov. 29). Following Wednesday’s practice, head coach Steve Spurrier said that he spoke with Marcus Lattimore, who announced his retirement from the NFL today. “(Marcus) said his knee just didn’t come around 100 percent,” said Coach Spurrier. “It looks like he’s going to have to hang it up. I […]

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