Monthly Archives: June 2011
Photo courtesty of gogamecocks.com.
I stood in my living room last night and watched the final out of the 2011 College World Series. When I saw Matt Price point to the sky and Jackie Bradley, Jr. draw a bead on the final out of … Continue reading
Too much drama. Too many heroes. Too much quintessential fighting gamecock spirit. Words fail me, which is a big admission from a loudmouth blogger. The Post and Courier‘s Travis Haney said it best via tweet: Best game I've ever seen. And I've … Continue reading
“South Carolina has got something very, very special going on right now. It seems like they just find a way.” – Virginia head coach Brian O’Connor. Well, I’m out of rational explanations for this run the Gamecocks are on, so … Continue reading
This is your weekend CWS open thread.
– Les Miles doesn’t need another nickname. He’s been the Mad Hatter, the Ball Clocker, the Grass Eater, and the Kick Faker. But after watching this video, I hereby decree, mutatis mutandis, that TRC shall henceforth call him the Honey Badger (link slightly … Continue reading
Before the 2010 College World Series, Michael Roth was a bit player for the South Carolina baseball team. He was a situational lefty out of the Gamecock bullpen, and occasional pinch-hitter with batting practice power who rarely, if ever, delivered. … Continue reading
I’m still getting used to this. I can admit the University of South Carolina is a national powerhouse in baseball. Perhaps, at the moment, the best and most stable baseball program in the country. But still, I doubt. I doubted we could bounce back after losing … Continue reading