Monday, October 8, 2012
Students in the 6th through 12th grades can decorate a rain barrel in support of Carolina or Clemson to raise money for the Adopt-A-Waterway program and the 2013 Summer Celebration of Water.
Monday, October 8, 2012
To increase awareness of stormwater runoff pollution, Lexington County, Richland County and the City of Columbia, in partnership with Keep the Midlands Beautiful, are hosting a Carolina/Clemson rain barrel art competition. The competition is open to public, private and home school students in the 6th through 12th grades. There is no fee to enter. Students are challenged to get into the water conservation game by creatively decorating a rain barrel in support of either the University of South Carolina or Clemson University. Rain barrels are used by homeowners to collect rainwater for gardening while decreasing stormwater runoff from their property. Completed barrels will be displayed online where citizens will have the opportunity …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Coaches' Poll is out. The Gamecocks are ranked No. 9, Clemson is ranked No. 14. Tell us who will have the better ranking at the end of the season. Vote in our poll and then tell us why in the comment section below.
It's the Gamecocks over the Tigers in the first USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Coaches' Poll released Thursday. According to the poll, the Gamecocks are ranked No. 9 in the nation while the Tigers are ranked No. 14. The top five teams are LSU, Alabama, Southern California, Oklahoma and Oregon. See the Top 25 ranked teams. The Associated Press will release its 2012 preseason poll on Aug. 18. Is the poll correct? Do the Gamecocks deserve a higher ranking than the Tigers? Vote in our poll and then sound off in our comments section below.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Sights and sounds from South Florida.
Clemson University releases a YouTube video of the sights and sounds from South Florida including the team hotel, Junior Orange Parade and the Business Industry brunch. Clemson meets West Virginia at 8 p.m. We will be blogging live tonight. Check out this article on how you can participate.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Haley: "I'll bet some great South Carolina barbecue from Hudson's Smokehouse that Clemson will bring home the ACC championship."
Clemson University and the Virginia Tech will faceoff Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. It's a game that has many trash-talking and making friendly wagers on the outcome, even the heads of the two states represented. As the Tigers prepare to take on the Hokies, the governors for the top two teams have lodged their own competition. On Thursday, S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell made their own bet. And on Saturday, someone will enjoy some South Carolina barbecue or take home a Virginia ham. “It's been an incredible season for all of our great state's college football teams, but I'm a Clemson fan who's especially excited about the Tigers' run to the ACC title game,” said Gov. Haley. “So, I told …
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Two journalists collaborated on "A State of Disunion," an in-depth look at the Clemson-South Carolina rivalry.
Larry Williams was a child of the Clemson-South Carolina football rivalry. Travis Haney happened upon it. But regardless of how the two journalists came to know the the historic series, both are plenty aware of the passion it engenders in the fans of the Palmetto State. Williams, 36, and Haney, 30, have come out with a book "Classic Clashes of the Carolina-Clemson Football Rivalry: A State of Disunion," that delves deep into the rivalry, featuring interviews of former players that made the matchup what it is. For Williams, senior writer at TigerIllustrated.com, and Haney, now a reporter at The Oklahoman in Oklahoma City, the 208-page book was a labor of love. "I do think my history with following the rivalry has helped me with this book," …
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
In 2012 the Gamecocks will meet the Tigers at the home of the Charleston River Dogs. They will return to Greenville in 2013.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Neutral sites named for Clemson-Carolina baseball game for the next two seasons. In 2012, the Gamecocks will meet the Tigers at the home of the Charleston River Dogs at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park. In 2013, the game will return to the home of the Greenville Drive at Fluor Field. This is the third season of the three-game format (home-away-neutral). “The Charleston RiverDogs are excited to help bring the Clemson-South Carolina baseball series to the Lowcountry, and we thank both schools’ coaches and administrators for making this happen,” said RiverDogs General Manager Dave Echols. “The game in the Lowcountry, a region that loves baseball and is known for hospitality, is something that all Carolina and Clemson fans have wanted for a very long …
Sunday, September 25, 2011
Kickoff against Auburn is slated for 3:30 p.m.
Gamecocks meet the Tigers at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 1, the SEC announced on Sunday. The game will be televised nationally on CBS. USC and Auburn met twice last season. The Tigers defeated the Gamecocks in December in the SEC Championship Game. The Gamecocks are 4-0 overall, 2-0 in the SEC, having defeated Vanderbilt on Saturday night, 21-3. Auburn is 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the SEC. Auburn on Saturday defeated Florida Atlantic, 30-14. Announcers for the game will be Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts and Steve Beuerlein.