EDITOR’S NOTE: Though the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the spring and summer out of sorts, football season seems still viable several months from now. This fall, Erskine College will field its first football team since 1951.

South Carolina women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley completed her sweep of annual awards Thursday as the Atlanta Tipoff Club awarded her its 2020 Werner Ladder Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year honor.

The South Carolina High School League announced it will extend its suspension of spring sports until the end of April, following the lead of the Governor and delaying a final decision on the season for 20 more days.

Dark storefronts, empty public spaces and abandoned baseball and football fields are the new normal now that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to accelerate.