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After a sluggish start to the season, the South Carolina Gamecocks have found new life under fourth-year head coach Will Muschamp in the month of October.

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Due to the annual South Carolina State Fair, parking and traffic will present potential challenges for fans attending the Oct. 19 South Carolina football game against Florida at Williams-Brice Stadium. Fans are encouraged to arrive early for the game.

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South Carolina went down to Georgia, and came back with a 20-17 overtime win over the No. 3 Bulldogs. The unranked Gamecocks were heavy underdogs in the game played at Sanford Stadium in Athens Ga. 

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With the 28-26 road win over previously top-ranked Lamar, Gray Collegiate Academy has returned to the Top 10 of the S.C. Prep Football Media Top 10 poll in Class 2A.

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A new season begins this weekend. Region play is underway and everybody is 0-0. No matter how you started the 2019 campaign, its all about how you finish. I've seen teams go 1-5 in the first 6 and win out the rest of the way to take a region title. Seems to happen every other year. Whether y…

Not much has gone right for fourth-year head coach Will Muschamp and the (1-3, 0-2 SEC) South Carolina Gamecocks this season. However, they will have the opportunity to keep their bowl hopes alive and end a five-year losing streak when the Kentucky Wildcats visit Williams-Brice Stadium for a…

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When fans debate over the all-time best athletics program at the University of South Carolina, they might point to the women's basketball team or the men's baseball team. But if you're talking about national championships, it's the women's equestrian team.

Missouri defeated South Carolina 34-14 on Saturday. The game was played in Columbia, Mo. With the win the Tigers improve to 3-1 and 1-0 Southeastern Conference. South Carolina is 1-3 and 0-2 SEC. USC had just 16 rushing yards. Freshman quarterback Ryan Hilinski completed 13 of 30 passes for 166 yards. The Gamecocks return home next Saturday night and face…

Thomas Grant Jr. photo. The stage is now set for next week’s “Showdown in the Swamp” between two Lexington County undefeated teams. River Bluff and Gilbert both improved to 5-0 Friday and will face each other in each teams’ final non-region regular season contest. The Gators held off Irmo 14-7 at home. Shrine Bowl running back Braden Walker accounted for…

River Bluff RB Braden Walker goes over the pile in win over Irmo. GoFlashWin.com photo. There was a full slate of high school football action, Friday. Here are the scores: AC Flora 42, Richland Northeast 11 Andrew Jackson 40, North Central 7 Airport 42, Lower Richland 30 Ben Lippen 35, Augusta Christian 14 CA Johnson 19, Pelion 14 Camden 31,…

DeQuandre Smith has accounted for 10 total touchdowns for the Vikings. GoFlashWin photo. SPRING VALLEY (2-1) AT CHAPIN (2-1) I like this game a lot. These two teams are still figuring themselves out I think. Spring Valley’s new spread offense seems to be gaining confidence each week while Chapin is working at being more consistent. To be fair, both teams…

GoFlashWin photo Nominees for Mr.Richland County Football Player of the Year were released Wednesday. The award, presented by the Richland County Recreation Commission and the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation, was created in 2017. The winner will be announced at a banquet on December 5. Nominees include: Dontorian Best, Linebacker AC Flora Max Miller, RB/LB Cardinal Newman Damondre Anderson,…

Defending state champions Dutch Fork and Hammond School lead the way among eight Midlands teams who appear in this week’s respective prep football polls. The Silver Foxes (2-0-1) remain atop the S.C. Prep Football Media rankings in Class 5A. They are currently riding a 29-game undefeated streak and travel to Blythewood Friday looking to extend a 19-game road winning streak….

Jack Crayne photography. RIVER BLUFF 36 LUGOFF-ELGIN 19 Braden Walker had 198 yards and a couple of touchdowns as the Gators pulled away late from the Demons. The game was fairly close until midway through the third when River Bluff put together some big plays in both the passing and running game. Jackson Stone had only 240 yards through three…

White Knoll offensive lineman Nick Taiste – White Knoll Athletics photo. A quintet of Lexington County senior football players from three undefeated teams were selected Sunday to the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas All-Star Game. The contest will take place Dec. 21 at Gibbs Stadium on the campus of Wofford College. Defending three-time Class 5A champion Dutch Fork had two…

South Carolina lost to No. 2 Alabama at Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday, by a score of 47-23. USC was a 26-point underdog, but the Gamecocks stayed competitive in the game. In the end, South Carolina’s inability to score when in the red zone was one of the big differences between the two teams. Freshman South Carolina quarterback Ryan Hilinski was…

Thomas Grant Jr. photos. For the third time in four years, the Gilbert football team is off to a 4-0 start in the Chad Leaphart era. The Indians held off Airport 42-32 Friday in the Eagles’ Nest. It was the second straight week the Class 3A school defeated a Lexington County foe in a higher classification and first win this…

  GoFlashWin.com file photo (Sept. 6) Richland-Lexington County High School footbal scores: Augusta Christian 19, Cardinal Newman 14 Blythewood 27, North Augusta 24 Camden 43, Fort Mill 27 Camden Military Academy 42, Asheville School, N.C. 8 Dreher 42, Eau Claire 12 Fairfield Central 19, Calhoun County 6 First Baptist 28, Ben Lippen 21 Gilbert 42, Airport 32 Hammond 56, Pinewood…

GoFlashWin photo. RIVER BLUFF (3-0) AT LUGOFF-ELGIN (1-2) The Gators’ opponents so far this season have a combined record of 1-8. That includes the three wins the Gators have against them of course. So it’s hard to tell if this Gator team which won nine games last season, is as good in 2019. Here’s what I do know, however. Braden…

Dutch Fork quarterback Ty Olenchuck,.GoFlashWin photo. The SC Sandlappers’ Dec. 21 Shrine Bowl roster will be revealed at 3 p.m. Sunday on Facebook Live. Annually selecting the top seniors from over 200 SC High School League schools in five classifications is always an arduous task for each Shrine Bowl staff member. It’s especially difficult when coaches are limited to picking…

In a press release Monday, Blythewood High School announced their inaugural induction class. Starting varsity athletics in 2006, the Bengals have had some impressive names come through in some 14 years. The first Bengals inductees will be Nicole Durig, Grayson Greiner, Coach Vince Lowry, Richard Mounce, and Coach Jeff Scott. Nicole Durig (Quinlan) She was a volleyball and track star…

GoFlashWin.com photos CAMDEN 41 HARTSVILLE 27 What a win for Camden. The Bulldogs got 278 yards rushing with 150 of those coming from star tailback Willis Lane. He added 3 touchdowns in the win. On defense, it was a stellar effort as they held Hartsville to 238 yards total. And 90 of those yards came in the fourth quarter alone….

Hardly a seat was left unfilled Friday at Leonard Price Field as Gilbert played host to in-county foe Lexington. The contest pitted 2 undefeated teams with ties on both sides. Indians’ head coach Chad Leaphart played under Marty Woolbright, the father of Wildcats’ head coach Perry Woolbright. The younger Woolbright looked to lead Lexington to a 2nd straight win over…

South Carolina recorded a 72-10 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday. The game was highlighted by the star of freshman phenom quarterback Ryan Hilinski. Hilinski completed 24 of 30 passes for 282 yards and two touchdowns. He ran for another TD . Hilinski was the backup and was elevated to starter after senior Jake Bentley broke his foot versus North…

Thomas Grant Jr. photo. Another week, another round of matchups between schools within close proximity of each other. Only about nine miles separate Dutch Fork and Irmo. The same is true for Friday combatants Lexington and Gilbert in a game that is this week’s Sonic Friday Night Rivals Game of the Week (Spectrum Channel 1250 or Digital 57.2). There are…

Cayce West Columbia Dixie Youth Ozone Baseball Team with coaches and West Columbia Mayor Pro Tem, Tem Miles West Columbia Mayor Bobby Horton and West Columbia City Council recognized the Cayce-West Columbia Dixie Youth Ozone Baseball Team for winning the Dixie Youth Ozone State Championship for the 2019 season. West Columbia Mayor Pro Tem, Tem Miles is pictured with the…

Jack Crayne photography. CAMDEN (2-0) AT HARTSVILLE (2-0) My game of the week takes place just outside the Midlands area. The oldest rivalry in the state gets renewed on Friday as the Bulldogs travel to Kellytown. One of the power programs in the Palmetto State, Hartsville has been somewhat under the radar this year. Camden is on a nice hot…

Ryan Hilinski- USC Athletics Department photo. Gamecock QB Jake Bentley “is going to miss some time” because of an injury, it was reported Monday. The BigSpur.com is reporting that freshman Ryan Hilinski will be the USC’s “starting quarterback moving forward, senior Jake Bentley out indefinitely due to injury.” Categories: Columbia, Richland County, Sports