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Johnson leads Mercer past Coastal Carolina 74-69

Dec. 06, 2021 21:18 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Jalen Johnson had 16 points as Mercer narrowly defeated Coastal Carolina 74-69 on Monday night. James Glisson III had 16 points for the Bears (6-4), who have won four in a row. Felipe Haase added 13 points. Kamar Robertson had 12 points. Vince...

Power shifts; Alexander now South Carolina Senate president

Dec. 06, 2021 16:36 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The first president of the South Carolina Senate stepped aside from his role overseeing the entire chamber Monday, becoming instead the chairman of the powerful committee that writes the state budget. For Sen. Harvey Peeler, now the chamber's longest serving...

SC Senate appears poised to approve new districts

Dec. 06, 2021 16:21 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate appears poised to pass its new districts without a lot of opposition this week. The Judiciary Committee approved the plan 22-1 Monday with the only no vote from Senate Majority Leader Shane Massey. The Edgefield Republican said he...

POLL ALERT: Tennessee in top 10 in women’s AP Top 25 for first time since 2018; South Carolina remains No. 1, Oregon out

Dec. 06, 2021 13:07 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Tennessee in top 10 in women’s AP Top 25 for first time since 2018; South Carolina remains No. 1, Oregon out.

Front-runner for S. Carolina university president drops out

Dec. 06, 2021 11:40 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The front-runner in the search for the University of South Carolina's next president has decided not to pursue the job. Mung Chiang, an electrical engineer who serves as the dean of the engineering college at Purdue University, said in a statement through the...

Landscaper sent to prison after fire at neighbor's home

Dec. 06, 2021 07:37 AM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina landscaper who burned down a neighbor’s home after threatening him for money has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Herald reports that Jacob Lee Cabasal, 43, pleaded guilty in York County court to...

Charleston’s Muslim community has long drive to butcher shop

Dec. 06, 2021 00:04 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It was 2:45 p.m. on a Wednesday in early November, and the truck carrying a shipment of meat to Halal International was late. Owner Ulfat Shagiwall paced the length of his market: down the crowded aisles, behind the butcher counter, into the...

Jackson State, South Carolina State meet in Celebration Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 18:46 PM EST

Jackson State (11-1, Southwestern Athletic Conference) vs. South Carolina State (6-5, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), Dec. 18, noon ET LOCATION: Atlanta TOP PLAYERS Jackson State: QB Shedeur Sanders has thrown for 3,056 yards...

Mack, Patterson lead Wofford past Kennesaw State 88-62

Dec. 05, 2021 18:39 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — B.J. Mack scored 24 points, Austin Patterson scored 20 — both career highs — and Wofford easily defeated Kennesaw State 88-62 on Sunday. Mack hit 9 of 12 shots while Patterson made 6 of 9 including five 3-pointers. Max...

North Carolina, South Carolina meet in Duke's Mayo Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 18:17 PM EST

North Carolina (6-6, ACC) vs South Carolina (6-6, SEC), Dec. 30, 11:30 a.m. ET LOCATION: Charlotte, North Carolina TOP PLAYERS North Carolina: QB Sam Howell has passed for 2,851 yards and 34 touchdowns while rushing for 825 yards...