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In North Carolina, a fish falls onto a trucker's windshield

Apr. 16, 2021 08:40 AM EDT

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A truck was rolling down a highway in North Carolina when its windshield was struck by a fish. The Charlotte Observer reported Friday that the unlucky fish had been caught by a hungry bird and then dropped from the sky. The...

South Carolina sophomores finding their NCAA Tournament form

Mar. 23, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley figured to have a team dripping in NCAA Tournament experience instead of a group still getting its feet wet. The Gamecocks' stellar sophomores led by All-American Aliyah Boston overcame some early bumps in their first NCAA Tournament game...

Staley helps sister battle leukemia, seeks more Black donors

Mar. 18, 2021 23:24 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley's passion is evident when she's on a basketball court. When she was a player it was there and now her fiery demeanor can be seen on the sidelines as South Carolina’s longtime women’s head coach. It will be on display again this...

No. 5 South Carolina wins 13th straight over Ole Miss, 68-43

Feb. 25, 2021 16:11 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.,C. (AP) — South Carolina didn't waste time celebrating its latest victory over Mississippi, not with the bigger picture in sight. Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley told her players in the locker room Thursday soon after the 68-43 rout that the stage was set for...