8. Myrtle Beach
The golf Mecca, which has more than 120 courses, is also SI's Sportstown, for having South Carolina's best community sports programs. Myrtle Beach's Pine Lakes Country Club was the site of a historic 1954 Time Inc. meeting at which it was announced that SI would begin publishing later that year.
The 12th hole at Tide Water, Myrtle Beach's top course.
9. Courtney Brown
The Browns' defensive end was the No. I overall pick in the 2000 NFL draft, out of Penn State. He played at Macedonia High in Alvin with his cousin, former Georgia Tech quarterback Joe Hamilton.
10. Robert Porcher
The Lions' alltime sack leader, with 91, played college ball at South Carolina State. He didn't play football at Cainhoy High in Wando until his senior year.
11. Dexter Coakley
The Mount Pleasant native is a two-time Pro Bowl linebacker for the Cowboys.
12. Beth Daniel
The Charleston native won the U.S. Women's Amateur twice while at Furman (1975 and 77); she has 33 LPGA tour victories.
13. John McKissick
The country's alltime winningest high school football coach, at Summerville High, he should earn his 500th victory this season.
14. Preston Wilson
The Rockies' All-Star centerfielder, from Bamberg, was named state high school player of the year in 1992.
They were undefeated and ranked No. I in the nation, but the 1981 Clemson Tigers still came into the Orange Bowl 4�-point underdogs to Nebraska. With a stifling defense led by noseguard William Perry and safety Terry Kinard, however, Clemson ruled the field, limiting the Corn-huskers to three-and-out on eight of their 12 possessions. The Tigers won 22-15 and gave the state its only national football championship.