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Wofford coach Josh Conklin resigns with team in 15-game skid

Oct. 06, 2022 21:45 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Wofford coach Josh Conklin has resigned from the FCS program with the Terriers in a 15-game losing streak. The school announced Conklin's departure Thursday, two days before the team plays a Southern Conference game at Samford. Offensive coordinator Shawn...

Harper's 3 touchdowns spark Mercer's 42-7 rout of Wofford

Oct. 01, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Devron Harper caught a pair of touchdown passes and ran for a third and Mercer topped 40 points for the third time in five games as the Bears dominated Wofford, 42-7 in a Southern Conference game Saturday. Mercer beat Morehead State 63-13 in the season...

Child, 3, accidentally shoots and kills mother in SC home

Sep. 23, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A mother was shot and killed by her 3-year-old child who found a gun inside their South Carolina home, authorities said. Cora Lyn Bush, 33, died at the hospital a short time after the Wednesday morning shooting, the Spartanburg County Coroner's Office said...

McKay, Elon defense swarm Wofford in shutout win

Sep. 10, 2022 22:41 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Matthew McKay threw for 230 yards and three touchdowns and Elon stifled Wofford 26-0 on Saturday. McKay threw scores of 3 and 6 yards to Jackson Parham and connected on a 27-yarder to Jordan Bonner for Elon (1-1). The Terriers managed just...

Panthers to attack with McCaffrey, not worry about injuries

Aug. 10, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers aren’t planning to change their approach with Christian McCaffrey, even though the star running back has missed 23 of the last 33 regular-season games due to injuries. It’s full speed ahead when it comes to McCaffrey this season. ...

Rhule: Panthers want to avoid 'wrong decision' in QB battle

Aug. 08, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Two weeks into training camp and the Carolina Panthers’ quarterback situation remains unsettled. Coach Matt Rhule said both Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold have had good days, but he’s not ready to declare a starter. Rhule said that decision could come...

Panthers' Horn returns, has chance to be a 'special player'

Aug. 02, 2022 16:42 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers cornerback Jaycee Horn beamed with pride watching his girlfriend Brea Beal cut down the nets this past April after the South Carolina women’s basketball team won the NCAA championship. Now Horn wants to feel the same euphoria that the...

Panthers want QB Mayfield to stay aggressive, avoid mistakes

Jul. 27, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Baker Mayfield developed a reputation in Cleveland as a bit of a gunslinger, willing to make the occasional risky throw downfield if it meant possibly making a big play. The No. 1 overall draft pick in 2018 may be asked to do things a little differently...

Darnold not bitter over Mayfield trade, welcomes competition

Jul. 26, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — If Sam Darnold is bitter about the Carolina Panthers’ decision to trade for Baker Mayfield, he’s doing a great job of hiding his feelings. Darnold said Tuesday he welcomes the competition at quarterback. “They’re going to do whatever...

S.C. woman charged with killing man found in shallow grave

Jul. 17, 2022 11:03 AM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman under police suspicion for months has now been charged with the murder of her onetime boyfriend. Local news outlets report Jessica Marie Stachan, 28, was charged Friday with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime....