Sports Authors

Early Southern Sports and Sportsmen, 1830–1910: A Literary Anthology

Jacob F. Rivers III spent much of his youth hunting and fishing in the South Carolina lowcountry. He serves as the director of the Office of Veterans Services at the University of South Carolina and teaches Themes in American Writing in the Department of English. Rivers is the author of …


Spurrier: How the Ball Coach Taught the South to Play Football

Ran Henry grew up rooting for “that Spurrier kid” his father revered three mountains over in Johnson City, and spent his life as a writer at the Bluefield Daily Telegraph, the Florida Times-Union, the St. Petersburg Times and Tropic, the Sunday Magazine of the Miami Herald. Henry first officially interviewed …