Former South Carolina Gamecock football stars Jadeveon Clowney, Melvin Ingram and Stephon Gilmore have all been named to the NFL Pro Bowl, with Jared Cook named as an alternate. Clowney was also named a starter.
The Herald’s Dec. 17, 2018 local sports roundup, including Rogan Wells leading Valdosta State to the Division II national football championship and South Pointe girls’ basketball coach Stephanie Butler reaching 200 career wins.
Clemson and Notre Dame will play in the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney recently broke down what he has seen from the Notre Dame defense and what Trevor Lawrence and the Tigers offense will have to do to be successful.
NC State football players took to the aisles of Target in Cary, NC Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, to purchase over $6000 of toys for the Marine Toys For Tots campaign. The money used was donated by Wolfpack fans at athletic events.
Nikola Jokic had 32 points and 16 rebounds, Jamal Murray dished out a career-high 15 assists and the Denver Nuggets extended their home winning streak to seven games by beating the Dallas Mavericks 126-118.
Tyler Johnston III threw for 373 yards and four touchdowns, three of them to Xavier Ubosi, and UAB continued its resurgence two seasons after shutting down its football program, beating Northern Illinois 37-13 in the Boca Raton Bowl.
Freshman Trey Wertz scored 11 of his 28 points in the second overtime, Josip Vrankic had a career-high 22 points and Santa Clara held on after blowing a 19-point lead in regulation, beating Southern California 102-92.