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South Carolina to say goodbye to Coliseum

...think of a better way to christen a sparkling, state-of-the art arena. On Nov. 30, 1968, a sophomore guard named John Roche banged home a 22-foot jumper in the waning moments to give South Carolina a 51-49 triumph in the first game at Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/02/usc_336319.shtml
USC | South Carolina Gamecocks
Iowa man charged with threatening Bryant's accuser will plead guilty

...leaving a profanity-laced death threat on the answering machine of Kobe Bryant's accuser has agreed to plead guilty. John Roche, 22, is accused of repeatedly vowing to kill the 19-year-old woman in the July 27 message. He pleaded innocent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/23/nba_398184.shtml
NBA
Overtime

...Dennis Scott were the honorees from Georgia Tech. Horace Grant and Wayne "Tree" Rollins represented Clemson, and John Roche made the team from South Carolina. North Carolina led the way with 12 members on the team, headed by Michael Jordan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/27/oth_354949.shtml
Other sports
Insulted Owens isn't in celebratory mood

...Portland, Ore., told WIS-TV he is upset South Carolina didn't retire his No. 24 jersey like the school did for John Roche's No. 11 following their senior season in 1971. Owens says he appreciates the invitation to return from current coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/23/nca_188473.shtml
College basketball
Case brings sheriff more than $530,000

...80,000 was stolen, but rather $400,000 in cash that the owner couldn't explain. Sheriff's Investigators John Roche, Robin Ashmore, Sgt. Ken Rogers, Blaise Dresser and Shannon Mitchell teamed up to work on the case. They called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/05/met_142483.shtml
Metro
Former firefighters arrested in arsons

...Common, men's restroom, 800 block of Reynolds Street - American Red Cross, 1300 block of Ellis Street. Investigator John Roche said that the older brother would not say why the fires were set but that the younger brother told police that they were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/23/met_35260.shtml
Metro | Richmond County Sheriff's Office
Gamecocks try to bridge generations

...Age" - and those who did not. A small, joyous group of fans greeted Joyce and his former McGuire-era teammate, John Roche, in the arena's atrium. The season-long celebration of South Carolina basketball - the team debuted Oct. 30...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/30/usc_137708.shtml
USC
Overtime

...1957 with a 31.2 points per game average. He scored 54 points against Georgia that season - a school record until John Roche had 56 against Furman in 1971. Wallace's No. 42 jersey was the school's first jersey to be retired. He was inducted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/19/oth_93120.shtml
Other sports
Cremins found a calling during rigors of the ACC

...from his apartment. Cremins' life changed when he left New York and came to South Carolina to play basketball with John Roche and Tom Owens for Frank McGuire. He was a three-year starter and captain at point guard from 1967-70. After playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/10/nca_430896.shtml
College basketball
Kobe Bryant's attorneys ask for accuser's medical records

...court Tuesday to making a death threat against Bryant's accuser in a profanity-laced telephone message last month. John Roche said nothing in court and ignored reporters outside the courtroom. He remains free on $250,000 bail. U.S. Magistrate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/03/nba_384415.shtml
NBA