Lou Bezjak, MercedSunStar

Lou Bezjak


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Past articles by Lou:

Four-star Greensboro lineman Myles Murphy staying home, picks UNC over South Carolina

The North Carolina Tar Heels football team added a four-star defensive lineman the 2020 recruiting class with a commitment from Myles Murphy. He picked USC over South CarolinaCarolina, Florida and Alabama → Read More

One picked USC, one chose UNC. Now teammates will recruit each other to flip

Four-star defensive end Myles Murphy announced his verbal commitment to North Carolina on July 8, but that doesn’t mean his Greensboro Dudley teammate Mike Wyman is going to stop recruiting him to be a South Carolina Gamecock → Read More

Former Gamecock PJ Dozier gets shot with another NBA team

Columbia native and former South Carolina standout PJ Dozier will be playing with a different NBA team for the summer league season. → Read More

Gamecocks, Clemson offer rising local hoops standout

Rising Blythewood hoops sophomore Julian Phillips picked up offers from South Carolina and Clemson on Friday. → Read More

Columbia native, Clemson starting guard tears ACL during prep for trip to Italy

Clemson junior and former Lower Richland standout Clyde Trapp tore his ACL in practice on Friday, coach Brad Brownell confirmed to The State. → Read More

Newberry College hoops coach leaving for in-state Division I job

Newberry basketball coach Dave Davis is leaving the school for a job at Division I Winthrop. → Read More

Lower Richland’s Graves wins state’s top track and field honor

Lower Richland rising senior Tyler Graves was named the SC Gatorade Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year. → Read More

Summertime basketball in SC: Why NCAA, not AAU, is behind newest recruiting showcase

College basketball coaches around the country were flocking to the Columbia, South Carolina, area this weekend for the first NCAA-sponsored scholastic evaluation event. It’s a way for state basketball players to raise their recruiting profiles. → Read More

Local speedster tailback from powerhouse program picks up Gamecocks’ offer

Before Saturday, Hammond running CJ Stokes didn’t have any Division I offers. That changed with one performance at a South Carolina football camp. → Read More

Midlands freshman named SC’s top girls’ track and field athlete

Airport High freshman Jayla Jamison was named the girls’ SC Gatorade Track and Field athlete of the year on Thursday, June 20, 2019. → Read More

2019 NBA Draft: State of South Carolina celebrates top 2 picks

It was a night to remember for basketball fans throughout the Palmetto State on Thursday. → Read More

With likely top two picks from SC, this year’s NBA Draft ‘monumental’ to Alex English

Basketball Hall of Famer Alex English calls Thursday’s NBA Draft an important one for the state of South Carolina, with Duke’s Zion Williamson and Murray State’s Ja Morant set to be the first two picks. → Read More

New Gamecock Alex Huntley ‘makes everything fun,’ could have immediate impact at USC

Four-star South Carolina Gamecocks football defensive lineman commit Alex Huntley has made a mark on and off the field at Hammond School. His coach, Erik Kimrey breaks it down. → Read More

Columbia four-star stays home, becomes third Gamecock commit this weekend

The South Carolina Gamecocks football team added a four-star lineman in Hammond High School defensive tackle Alex Huntley, who picked USC over Georgia, Oklahoma, Texas, Stanford, LSU. → Read More

Seventh Woods coming home? It looks that way

After passing on South Carolina coming out of high school, Columbia native and UNC basketball transfer Seventh Woods will finish his college basketball career with Frank Martin’s Gamecocks. → Read More

Quite a hoops journey: Columbia native Tevin Mack focuses in on final college stop

Columbia SC native and Alabama Crimson Tide grad transfer Tevin Mack plots his next college move with Clemson and Oregon basketball near the top of his list. → Read More

Midlands’ best high school baseball, softball players for 2019? Vote here and tell us

The 2019 spring sports season is over for high school sports in South Carolina. Help us select the Midlands players of the year. Vote here for the area’s best student-athletes in baseball and softball. → Read More

Who are the Midlands’ best high school soccer players for 2019? Vote here and tell us

The 2019 spring sports season is over for high schools in South Carolina. Help us select the Midlands players of the year. Vote here for the area’s student-athlete players of the year in boys and girls soccer. → Read More

Gamecocks target, Columbia-area lineman now No. 1 recruit in the country

There is a new No. 1 on top of recruiting rankings and he’s from the Midlands. → Read More

Clemson star shortstop taken in first round by Oakland A’s

Logan Davidson’s college career came to an end on Sunday but his pro career began Monday when the Clemson shortstop was taken in the first round of the MLB Draft. → Read More