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Spurs Up Daily Round-Up: 4/12 Equestrian Advances, Quotable Spurrier

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Catch up on the day's buzz about the Gamecocks! In today's edition: looking toward the weekend with information on the Mississippi State baseball series and the Garnet & Black Spring Game; Equestrian starts out strong at the National Championships with a win in the Western division this morning; a great Spurrier article makes the rounds; and more!  



GAMECOCKSONLINE.COM NEWS

EQ-12 Cody McMillion.jpegEquestrian. Western Team Opens Nationals With 6-2 Win Over UT-Martin

Baseball. South Carolina Hosts Mississippi State In SEC Series

Baseball. Gamecocks Fall 5-4 To Francis Marion

Softball. South Carolina Concludes Road Trip with Set at No. 2/2 Alabama

Softball. Gamecocks Tie No. 11/11 Georgia in Seventh but Fall, 4-3

Football. Annual Garnet & Black Game Set for Saturday

Football. Field Set for 2012 Chick-fil-A Bowl Challenge

Women's Golf. Gamecock Women's Golf Signs Woie for 2012-13

Men's Soccer. Men's Soccer Holds Annual Awards Banquet



FOOTBALL SPRING PRACTICE

The Gamecocks will hold practice Thursday at 3:15 p.m. in Williams-Brice Stadium. Fans are welcome to attend. Photography is allowed for the first 15 minutes only and no autographs are allowed. Thank you for your cooperation! This is the final practice heading into the Garnet & Black Spring Game on Saturday!

Check out Tuesday's practice recap, including video comments from Coach Spurrier, Coach Ward and Damario Jeffery.

Today's practice recap here including comments from Coach Spurrier and more.

_1AS4072.JPGCheck out more coverage from ESPN's Chris Low, in town this week to get up to date on the spring so far for the Gamecocks:

Video: South Carolina's D.J. Swearinger

No turning back for Spurrier, Gamecocks <--
Fans loved this ESPN article today from an interview with Steve Spurrier with several classic quotes, including what seems to be the favorite about not playing Georgia in the second game of the season this year:

"I don't know. I sort of always liked playing them that second game because you could always count on them having two or three key players suspended."




GAMECOCKS AROUND THE WEB

Audio: Eric Hyman on the Halftime Show on 107.5 The Game

Football: Lawing proud of Ingram, Robertson (TheBigSpur.com)

Football: Famous faces at RBC Heritage Classic (WCBD TV-Charleston)
*Steve Spurrier participated in the Pro-Am on Wednesday.

Equestrian: Equestrian rides streak to nationals (Daily Gamecock)

Women's Tennis: USC women's tennis to host No. 2 Florida (Daily Gamecock)



COCK-A-DOODLE-TWEET

Fans loved this ESPN article from an interview with Steve Spurrier.




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SPURS  UP BLOG HIGHLIGHTS

Underwood Discusses Joining Frank Martin's Staff at Carolina

Parking Options for Garnet & Black Spring Football Game

New Record Holder Stadium Graphics Going Up


SCAR FB Poster - 2012.jpgFirst Glimpse of 2012 Gamecock Football Poster

This Week's Home Events: Baseball, Women's Tennis at Home; Football Spring Game

Vote on the 2012 Gamecock Football Gameday T-Shirt!

Travian Robertson Talks NFL Draft Prep

Join Us for Fan Fest Activities at the Spring Game






VIDEO OF THE DAY

Get to know men's tennis freshman Kyle Koch!






ROOSTER CROWS

Cody McMillion, a freshman from Columbia, scored the Equestrian team's first point at NCEA Nationals on Thursday, as she defeated Tennessee-Martin's Carly Lamb, 137-122. McMillion, competing for the first time at the NCEA Nationals scored a team-high for the event.

Two-time tournament winners (2008, 2009) Steve Spurrier and Sterling Sharpe will pair up again for the Chick-fil-A Bowl Challenge golf tournament at the end of the month looking to bring home scholarship money to South Carolina.



FAN PHOTO OF THE DAY

Lynn Cain of Rock Hill sent in today's Fan Photo of the Day featuring twins Claudia and Spencer watching the South Carolina-Florida game. Bet we know why they're smiling!

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We've got a lot of great submissions so keep them coming! Feel free to send in your photos (any sport/season, either of you or taken by you!) with your name to GamecockAthletics@gmail.com! A lot of the best photos include some Gamecock gear and 'showing your spurs'! We'd love to share with the rest of Gamecock Nation!

Previous fan photos may be seen here:
Fan Photo of the Day series - 2012
Fan Photo of the Day series - 2011

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