- Posted March 2, 2014 by
South Carolina Gamecock Mascot To be honored 4/5/2014
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Attn: Daybook Editor Sports/Entertainment Desk Date: March 1, 2014 Contact: Larry Fridie, Fridayserv@gmail.com 803.507.7325 Copyline: Aiken, South Carolina Sir Big Spur the live animal mascot for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks to be honored. South Carolina State Representative Clyburn by Proclamation will honor Mary Snelling and Ron Albertelli for 15 years of devotion to the University of South Carolina by providing the Mascot Sir Big Spur, The OLD ENGLISH BLACK BREASTED-RED GAMECOCK, who resides in Aiken County. State Representative Clyburn stated that "He is proud to honor Mary and Ron, who at their own expense transport Sir Big Spur to Gamecock sporting events all over the United States in support of our teams. I felt proud to know they live in Aiken and felt it was time they are recognized in this formal way." Sports Illustrated recognized Sir Big Spur as One of the Top Live Mascots in College Football.