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Week 5 High School Football Preview by Tyler Cupp

Gray Collegiate QB Hunter Helms (GCA Photo) By Tyler Cupp It’s week five of the high school football season. Here is the preview for some of the Midlands’ big games. BROOKLAND-CAYCE (3-2) AT GRAY COLLEGIATE (4-1) -Game to be played at Sprit Communications Park in Columbia This year, Brookland-Cayce will take on the War Eagles of Gray Collegiate. The Bearcats…

High school football’s winners and losers – Week 4 recap

By Tyler Cupp  Chapin scored 5 consecutive TDs on Brookland-Cayce to lead 35-0 at the half. (GoFlashWin.com photo- Click for link.) NEWBERRY-22  FAIRFIELD CENTRAL-21 Win or go home. That was the philosophy by Newberry coach Phil Strickland on Friday night as he opted to go for a two point conversion instead of kicking the extra point. Newberry was victorious and escapes Winnsboro…

Bluff Road widening complete beside Williams-Brice Stadium in time for Kentucky game

Bluff Road in late August before projects was complete (ColaDaily Photo) University of South Carolina football fans are in for a surprise when they arrive at Williams-Brice Stadium for the first home game. The Gamecocks first home game versus Kentucky is Saturday at 7:30 p.m. As part of a project to increase pedestrian safety and improve traffic flow around the…

Miracle League of Columbia kicks off Saturday

Miracle League Field (Photo by Allen Wallace/ColaDaily) The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department will kick off the first season of the Miracle League of Columbia on Saturday, at the Miracle League Field at Owens Field Park, 1351 Jim Hamilton Blvd. The opening day will include a ceremonial first pitch by Ray Tanner, USC Athletics Director; player introductions; and a game….

Some big high school football games this week – Preview Week 4

Irmo at Chapin – GoFlashWin.com Photo (Click for link) By Tyler Cupp Blythewood 21 Irmo 7 at  Blythewood,Thursday The Yellow jackets are rolling this year. Off to their best start since 2005, Irmo is doing it on both sides of the football. Big production from guys like Kendrell Flowers on offense who averages over 6 yards a carry and Trajan…

Blythewood hands Irmo first loss in Region 5 opener

1/1Blythewood-Irmo Show Caption Hide Caption Irmo-Blythewood, Thursday. GoFlashWin.Com Photo (Click for link) Blythewood defeated Irmo, 21-7,  to giving the Yellow Jackets its first loss of the season. The game was played at Richland District 2 Stadium, Thursday night. It was the first Region 5-5A game for both teams. Blythewood improves to 3-2. Irmo falls to 4-1.

South Carolina – Kentucky football game officially a sell out

The South Carolina – Kentucky football game, scheduled for Saturday, is officially sold out, the University of South Carolina Athletics ticket office announced today. The Gamecocks (2-0, 1-0 SEC) and Wildcats (2-0, 0-0 SEC) will kick at 7:39 pm ET at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia. The game will be televised on SEC Network and carried nationally on Westwood One Radio.

USC Coach Will Muschamp expects great crowd for Kentucky, Saturday – press conference transcript

USC Athletics Department graphic. USC Football Coach Will Muschamp’s  Press Conference transcript from Tuesday  Opening Statement “We have Kentucky here Saturday night. We are ready to get back to Williams-Brice Stadium in front of our fans. I know they’ll be excited and we’ll have a great crowd against Kentucky. “They’re a good football team. Mark Stoops is a good friend…

High school football – Week 3 in review

River Bluff – Dreher GoFlashWin.com photo.  By Tyler Cupp Week 3 in high school football had some surprises and plenty of highlights. Here’s a look at some of the results from Friday night. SPRING VALLEY 51 SUMTER 34 In a battle of unbeaten teams, the Vikings remained perfect as they defeated the Sumter Gamecocks in Columbia Thursday. After trailing 21-3, Spring Valley stormed…

Gamecocks go to Missouri, bring back a win

USC Athletics Department  Deebo Samuel ran for two touchdowns to help South Carolina cruise to a 31-13 victory over Missouri on Saturday night in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams. Jake Bentley was 18 of 28 for 187 yards passing and threw a 39-yard touchdown pass to Hayden Hurst to stretch South Carolina’s lead to 21-10 midway through the third quarter. Hurst added a 2-yard…

Spring Valley defeats Sumter to go to 4-0 – Week 3 High School Football Preview

By Tyler Cupp Spring Valley – GoFlashWin.com Photo- click for link There’s an old saying that the biggest adjustment teams make are between the first and second games of the season. While that may be true, many teams are still finding their identity still, through the first 4 games. Whether it be on offense, defense or as a whole there…

Quotes from USC Football Coach Will Muschamp’s weekly press conference

Below are quotes from South Carolina head football coach Will Muschamp from today’s press conference. The Gamecocks will travel to Missouri for a 7 pm ET kick on Saturday, televised on ESPN2. Muschamp Press Conference – 9/5/17 – Week #2 – Missouri Opening Statement “(We play) Missouri Saturday night over in Columbia, Mo. We’re looking forward to our first SEC game, our first…

Does Gamecock win over Wolfpack have larger ramifications?

USC Athletic Department Graphic Photo (Use Permitted) When Clemson dethroned Nick Saban and Alabama in last year’s National Championship instant classic, it sent a shot heard around the college football world. Clemson’s defense, Dabo Swinney, Deshaun Watson and Hunter Renfrow out-gutted what is said to be college football’s greatest powerhouse. But not only did Clemson’s feat bolster the Tigers’ stature,…

Gamecocks prove experts wrong, defeat NC State in football opener

Deebo Samuel had three TDs. (USC Athletics Graphic Use permitted) South Carolina held a lead all day long over NC State in a game played in Charlotte to open the college football season. It was the Belk Kickoff game at Bank of America Stadium. USC won 35-28, despite being on the small side of the statistical sheet. NC State had…

Are you ready for some Gamecock football – USC’s season opener is Saturday at 3:05 p.m.

Gamecock Athletic Department graphic (Use Permitted) The University of South Carolina football team opens the 2017 season versus NC State in Charlotte, Saturday.  The Gamecocks finished the 2016 campaign – winning six regular season games – better than the prognosticators expected for new Head Coach Will Muschamp. USC lost an overtime bowl game – 46-39- in Birmingham to 11-2 South…

Fort Dorchester defeats Dutch Fork, Lexington beats BC in 2OTs – Week 2 high school football scores

Ft. Dorchester at Dutch Fork. GoFlashWin Photos – click for link Andrew Jackson 46, W.W. King 8 Cardinal Newman 21, Trinity-Byrnes 20 Christ School (NC) 41, Heathwood Hall 14 Columbia 55, C.A. Johnson 6 Edisto 32, Eau Claire 14 Faith Christian 48, Providence Athletic Club 12 Fort Dorchester 41, Dutch Fork 25 Gilbert 44, River Bluff 16 Hammond 35, Laurence…

Preview of Week 2 of high school football games, with schedule of Midlands games

By Tyler Cupp Week 2 of the High School Football season brings its fair share of intrigue, and now the added threat of incoming severe weather it becomes all the more interesting. A slew of games in the area have been moved to Thursday. Fort Dorchester at Dutch Fork (Friday at 7:30) This undoubtedley is the main event this upcoming…

USC releases transcript of Will Muschamp press conference previewing NC St. game

USC Athletics Graphic University of South Carolina head football coach Will Muschamp held a press conference today to preview the Gamecocks’ opener on Saturday against NC State. Attached are some selected quotes from the presser. The press conference can be seen in its entirety at Link to Will Muschamp Press Conference Muschamp Press Conference – 8/29/17 – Week #1 – NC State Opening…

Gamecocks adding pyro “flames” to 2001 entrance at football games

USC Athletics Image (Use Permitted) What could be more exciting than the start of the college football season? The University of South Carolina said Tuesday that it’s adding pyro, or flames, to the famous “2001” entrance to the Gamecocks’ home football games. USC announced, in a press release, there will be four flame units, each unit producing flames in excess…

Chernoff Newman celebrates “The Big Spectacle” with big spectacles and the Fireflies

John Katz, Fireflies, David Campbell and Heather Price, Chernoff Newman. (ColaDaily photo)  Chernoff Newman, with the Columbia Fireflies, unveiled the world’s largest eclipse glasses at Columbia’s Spirit Communications Park on Friday. “It’s a big, once-in-a-lifetime event, and we wanted to be part of it,” said David Campbell, Chernoff Newman president, referring to the eclipse. Chernoff Newman is a Columbia-based marketing…

Darlington Raceway to honor Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jr. at Bojangles’ Southern 500

“Earnhardt Towers” will feature graphics honoring Earnhardt Sr. and Earnhardt Jr. in advance of Dale Jr.’s final Bojangles’ Southern 500 DARLINGTON– In celebrating the legacy of Dale Earnhardt Sr. and honoring Dale Earnhardt Jr. in his final NASCAR Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 start, Darlington Raceway is dedicating its Turn 3 suite towers in their names, respectively. Earnhardt Towers will…