Tales from the Gamecocks' Roost

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Sports Pub, Jul 1, 2001 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
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With one of the most amazing football turnarounds in NCAA history, from 0-21 in 1998-99 to a 2001 New Year's Day bowl victory over Ohio State, the South Carolina Gamecocks rang in the new century with a bang. For the past 40 years, author Tom Price has been in Columbia, South Carolina recording the stories that have made the Gamecocks one of America's greatest collegiate sports teams. Whether it's tales of football, basketball, soccer, baseball, golf, track and field, or any one of the Gamecocks' many other sports, this book captures it all through engaging anecdotes gleaned from the author s many years of personal experience and interviews with athletes and others connected with the university.

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Tom Price has lived in and written about Washington for more than two decades. As a political journalist and a parent of a college-aged Washington native, Tom knows the ins and outs of both official Washington and the kid-friendly landscape. From 1982 through 1995, Tom was a correspondent in the Cox Newspapers Washington Bureau. Since then, he has been a freelance writer whose work has appeared in books, magazines, and newspapers and on Internet sites. He is the author of Washington, D.C. For Dummies, 2nd Edition and Frommer& ’ s Irreverent Guide to Washington, D.C., 5th Edition. With his wife, Susan Crites Price, Tom is coauthor of The Working Parents Help Book: Practical Advice for Dealing with the Day-to-Day Challenges of Kids and Careers, which won a Parents& ’ Choice Award, was a Scholastic Book Club selection, and has been featured by & “ Today& ” and & “ Oprah.& ” Previously, Tom, a Pittsburgh native, reported for newspapers in Pennsylvania and Ohio.

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