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South Carolina Gamecocks

South Carolina Gamecocks

The University of South Carolina's varsity sports teams are known as the "Gamecocks". This unique moniker is held in honor of Thomas Sumter, a South Carolina war hero who was nicknamed the "Carolina Gamecock" during the American Revolution after a British General said that Sumter "fought like a gamecock." While the men's teams were traditionally the Fighting Gamecocks and the women were previously the Lady Gamecocks, this distinction was discontinued in part to eliminate any gender bias in the athletic department and in part to counter misconceptions about the gamecock mascot endorsing bloodsport. All of the University's varsity teams compete at the Divisi ... more on Wikipedia

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