Coastal Carolina University announced it hired Kevin Pederson to coach its women's basketball team. According to a Tuesday press release, Pederson will become the seventh head coach in program history.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers have agreed to a one-year contact to bring back quarterback Cam Newton to the franchise that drafted him No. 1 overall in 2011, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

Rain-soaked football fields have caused the postponement of several Lakelands-area football games scheduled for Friday night.

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Greenwood High School’s varsity football region game, scheduled for Friday night at Laurens, was canceled because of COVID-related issues within the Raiders’ program, Greenwood coach Chris Liner said.

Saluda’s home football game against Ninety Six, scheduled for Friday, was canceled because of a COVID-related situation within the Tigers’ program, Saluda coach Stewart Young said Monday.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Lander women’s basketball team has become the first in school history to reach the Final Four as the No. 2-seeded Bearcats pulled away from No. 7-seeded Azusa Pacific 88-76 Tuesday afternoon in the NCAA Division II Elite Eight at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Z…

The South Carolina football team will not compete in Saturday’s Gasparilla Bowl because of COVD-19 concerns, athletic director Ray Tanner said Tuesday in a press release.

The Class 2A football state title game between Abbeville and Marion, scheduled for this Friday in Columbia, has been postponed because a number of Marion players tested positive for COVID-19.

The Laurens varsity football team shut down the remainder of its season Thursday because a member of the program tested positive for COVID-19, according to a release from the school district.

High schools sports will remain suspended through the end of April after Gov. Henry McMaster announced Tuesday that all schools will remain closed through April because of the coronavirus pandemic.