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New XYCAST Stadium Technology Delivers Rich, Interactive, Game-Time Content to College Football Fans

New XYCAST Stadium Technology Delivers Rich, Interactive, Game-Time Content to College Football Fans

Select Fans At Five Elite College Football Stadiums Will Be Chosen To Receive Custom Game-Time Content On Their Mobile Phones   ATLANTA, GA August 26, 2014 – Atlanta-based, XYCAST, is revolutionizing the live sports and entertainment industry. Starting this month, select sports venues will broadcast customized video highlights, photos, stats, play-by-play analysis, interactive games and more, via an app on a mobile phone. “This technology is the equivalent of an interactive personal jumbotron delivering a custom broadcast simultaneous to the live event,” says Bruce Cox, chief executive officer of XYCAST. “The XYCAST platform is valuable technology that teams and venue owners will use as a tool to enhance the fan experience before, during and after the game. Programming can be […]

South Carolina Gamecocks just days away from opener

South Carolina Gamecocks just days away from opener

Carolina Football Practice Report COLUMBIA, SC August 24, 2014 – The South Carolina football team continued preparations for Thursday’s season opener against Texas A&M by working out for two hours at the Bluff Road “Proving Grounds” on Sunday afternoon. Linebackers coach Kirk Botkin said that the competition between T.J. Holloman and Kaiwan Lewis is still tight, with Holloman holding a slight edge. “He has just brought a little more of a physical presence,” said Botkin. “He’s always been really good in pass coverage and has some great ball skills. He’s just been a little bit more physical in his play and a little more consistent. Against spread teams, we like (Holloman) a little better. Kaiwan does a good job too. […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Men’s Soccer Fights for Tie at Furman, 2-2

South Carolina Gamecocks Men’s Soccer Fights for Tie at Furman, 2-2

South Carolina begins its regular season on Friday at home against Belmont GREENVILLE, SC August 23, 2014 – The South Carolina men’s soccer team came away with a 2-2 draw at Furman on Saturday night, the final exhibition match of 2014 for the Gamecocks. “Our team showed a lot of character tonight,” said Gamecock head men’s soccer coach Mark Berson, “coming from behind twice on the road against a good opponent. Again, we gave up a penalty, and we need to stop making mistakes that are costly for us. But the attacking power that we showed in the second half and the fight was exceptional. Overall, there is a lot for us to build from going into Friday night’s opener.” […]

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ECU Pirates Soccer Falls to No. 14 South Carolina Gamecocks, 2-0

ECU Pirates Soccer Falls to No. 14 South Carolina Gamecocks, 2-0

Pirates Draw 883 Fans, Set New Stadium Attendance Record In Season Opener ECU vs SC Gamecocks women’s soccer BoxScore 08/22/2014 (PDF) GREENVILLE, NC August 22, 2014 – In front of a record crowd of 883 fans, the East Carolina women’s soccer team fell victim to a pair of set-piece goals as 14th-ranked South Carolina picked up a 2-0 victory on Friday evening at Johnson Stadium. The final attendance number tops the 853 total from the stadiums inaugural game on Aug. 19, 2011 against the Gamecocks.   “South Carolina is a very good team and they made us work defensively,” head coach Rob Donnenwirth said after the game. “I thought we played a little nervous at times and our touches were […]

Taylor Leach Powers No. 14 South Carolina to 2-0 Season-Opening Win

Taylor Leach Powers No. 14 South Carolina to 2-0 Season-Opening Win

Senior defender scores two set piece goals in shutout victory. Box Score | Printable Box Score GREENVILLE, NC August 22, 2014 – Senior centerback Taylor Leach netted a pair of second-half goals to give No. 14 South Carolina a 2-0 win in the season opener at East Carolina on Friday night in Johnson Soccer Stadium. The Gamecocks kept possession for most of the first half, and the few times the Pirates moved the ball into their attacking third, the South Carolina defense thwarted any opportunities.   In the ninth minute freshman Savannah McCaskill saw an excellent chance off a long ball from Christa Neary, firing a shot towards goal on a one-on-one opportunity. The ball hit the crossbar and bounced […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Volleyball Set for Garnet & Black Match

South Carolina Gamecocks Volleyball Set for Garnet & Black Match

COLUMBIA, SC August 22, 2014 — The South Carolina volleyball team will have the opportunity to play in front of Gamecock fans for the first time in 2014 on Saturday in its annual Garnet and Black Match. The scrimmage is set to begin at 3 p.m. at the Volleyball Competition Facility. Doors will open to the public at 2, and admission to the event is free. A meet and greet with the team will be held after the match, allowing fans to get autographs and pictures. South Carolina head coach Scott Swanson, who enters his fourth year at the helm of the program, has announced the rosters for the first set of the match. Freshman Allie Monserez (setter), junior Sarah […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Football just one week away from opener

South Carolina Gamecocks Football just one week away from opener

Carolina Football Practice Report COLUMBIA, SC August 21, 2014 – A hot and muggy afternoon on the first day of fall semester classes greeted the South Carolina football team as they worked out for about two hours at the Bluff Road practice fields. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks Football (SEC Football) Running back Mike Davis returned to practice on Thursday, but offensive lineman Cody Waldrop remains sidelined with a sore oblique muscle. “Cody Waldrop will be back Saturday morning,” predicted offensive line coach Shawn Elliott. With Waldrop sidelined, Will Sport has been playing right guard with Clayton Stadnik at center. “When Cody gets back, Cody will go to right guard and get some reps there. Will Sport has done a really […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Open Regular Season at ECU, vs. Samford

South Carolina Gamecocks Open Regular Season at ECU, vs. Samford

Home opener vs. Samford at Stone Stadium set for 6 p.m. Sunday COLUMBIA, SC August 21, 2014 – South Carolina women’s soccer opens its 2014 season on the road with a trip to East Carolina on Fri., Aug. 22, at 7 p.m.   The meeting marks the second time in the past four years that the Gamecocks have opened their season with a visit to ECU. On Sunday, South Carolina returns to Columbia for its home opener against Samford at 6 p.m in Stone Stadium. The contest will be a test for the Gamecocks as the Bulldogs are riding a four-match regular-season win streak against SEC opponents and defeated Ole Miss 3-2 in an exhibition match last week. SEASON OPENER […]

South Carolina To Hold Lift For Life Event Thursday

South Carolina To Hold Lift For Life Event Thursday

COLUMBIA, SC June 24, 2014 – The South Carolina Chapter of Uplifting Athletes will hold its second Lift For Life event Thursday, June 26 from 6-7 p.m. at the USC Fieldhouse. Lift For Life is the signature fundraising event for the Uplifting Athletes nationwide network of 25 college football student-athlete led chapters. The Gamecocks Chapter continues its mission of raising awareness and research dollars for the rare disease Pelizaeus Merzbacher, the chosen rare disease of the South Carolina Chapter. “Our goal is to raise awareness and $5,000 for a rare disease that a family member of a teammate is battling,” South Carolina Chapter Vice President Jordan Diaz, a redshirt senior fullback from Hamilton, N.J., said. “This is our second year […]

Gamecocks Baseball Game Vs. Tennessee Halted 2-2 In Top Of The 12th Inning

Gamecocks Baseball Game Vs. Tennessee Halted 2-2 In Top Of The 12th Inning

Game will resume Saturday at 4 p.m. COLUMBIA, SC March 29, 2014 – Second-ranked South Carolina and 20th ranked Tennessee’s baseball game was halted in the top of the 12th inning with the score tied at 2-2 due to rain in Columbia, S.C. The game will resume on Saturday at 4 p.m. with Saturday’s originally scheduled contest to follow the conclusion of the first game. Fans with tickets to Friday’s game may still attend for the resumption of the contest. The stadium will be cleared at the conclusion of game one. Game two will begin 30 minutes after the end of game one. Fans with tickets for Saturday’s game will be honored for the second contest. Tennessee took a 1-0 lead […]