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Grace ODonnell is the editor of the Sports section. She is a senior sports communication major from Allentown, New Jersey.

Letter from your Sports Editor

Grace O'Donnell, Sports Editor July 1, 2024

Hello and welcome to Tigertown! As I enter my final semester here at Clemson, I’ve been reflecting on the past three years in a way that only a washed-up senior can. Thinking back to freshman year,...

Clemson football will be even more exciting than usual this season, with the College Football Playoff being extended to 12 teams.

Clemson fall sports: What you need to know

Sam Walters, Senior Reporter July 1, 2024

The fall is fast approaching, and with it comes so many festivities. Breaking out the flannel, enjoying the cooler days, watching the leaves turn and everything pumpkin spice. At Clemson, however, sports...

Rising senior forward Ian Schieffelin, pictured dunking against Boston College in the Tigers’ 89-78 victory at home, has been a consistent force on offense at times when the squad has struggled.

10 student-athletes every Clemson fan should know

Griffin Barfield, Asst. Sports Editor July 1, 2024

It would be nearly impossible to know every single athlete at Clemson University, even for the most dedicated Tiger fan, across its 19 varsity sports. To help incoming students looking to broaden their...

The Tiger and the Tiger Cub ride along for the Annual First Friday Parade—a Clemson tradition dating back to 1974.

Clemson traditions to know before heading to Tigertown

Emersyn Koke, Senior Reporter July 1, 2024

Clemson is not only a university rich in history and success but is also home to more than a few traditions. These traditions help to make Clemson the special college town and community that it is, so...

Thomas Samuelsen skates onto the ice at Bon Secours Wellness Arena for Clemsons game against South Carolina in February

Off the Ice: Thomas Samuelsen

Kelly Kaelblein, Asst. Sports Editor June 19, 2024

The Clemson club ice hockey team concluded a historic season in March, capped off by the program's second-ever AAU National Tournament and first quarterfinal appearance. From setting a record for most...

Ben Brucker during warmups for Clemsons game against South Carolina on Feb. 24.

Off the Ice: Ben Brucker

Kelly Kaelblein, Asst. Sports Editor June 1, 2024

The 2023-24 season was nothing short of historic for the Clemson club ice hockey team, and the team knows it would be remiss to think its success would have been possible without the club president: Ben...

Charles DuBose (4) skates the puck out of the defensive zone during Clemsons game against South Carolina on Feb. 24.

Off the Ice: Charles DuBose

Kelly Kaelblein, Asst. Sports Editor May 31, 2024

Over the last few seasons, now-senior Charles DuBose has left his mark on the Clemson club hockey program, both on and off the ice. DuBose, a defenseman, was described by his teammates as an integral...

Big man PJ Hall has a tough decision to make - returning to Littlejohn for a final season or declaring for the NBA Draft. Either way, he stands to make millions.

The Draft Dilemma: PJ Hall faces questions about his future

Cole Warms, Contributor April 26, 2024

As the 2024 NBA draft inches closer, the stakes for standout Clemson basketball player PJ Hall have never been higher. After leading the Tigers to their second-ever Elite 8 appearance and earning the title...

Nick Clayton pitched effectively from the 10th until the 13th, doing all he could to give the Tigers a chance to win the game.

Clemson falls to Georgia in 15-inning marathon

Tyler Skorski, Senior Reporter April 25, 2024

In a contest that started on Tuesday evening and ended early on Wednesday morning, the Clemson Tigers lost to the Georgia Bulldogs 4-3. The matchup lasted 5 hours and 30 minutes, and the No. 5 Tigers’...

Eyes on the Ball — Players watch to see if Clemson will make their three-point shot.

Gallery: The Tiger’s photos of the year

William Stehn, Ashleigh Snyder, Toby Corriston, Caitlin Tai, and Rhylie Ladoucer April 25, 2024

The Tiger's staff have taken a lot of photos this year—over 11,400 to be exact. From award winners to big news stories to photos we thought were cool, here are some of our staff's favorite photos from...

Safety Khalil Barnes in action during the first spring practice of the season for the Clemson football team on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024.

Clemson’s freshest: Spotlighting this year’s top freshmen

Ethan Silipo, Senior Reporter April 25, 2024

Everyone loves watching their team win, and as far as winning goes, Clemson fans were spoiled this year. As the spring semester winds down, it’s time to reflect and appreciate the athletes and coaches...

Both the Clemson mens and womens  club rugby teams qualified for the Collegiate Rugby Championship this weekend

Clemson men’s and women’s rugby headed to the Collegiate Rugby Championship

Nathan Inman, Senior Reporter April 25, 2024

On Saturday, April 19, collegiate rugby teams across the country watched and waited to determine if they would be qualified to compete in the Collegiate Rugby Championship.  Both Clemson’s men’s...

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