Charleston SC

Charleston, SC: Second largest city in South Carolina. Home to the College of Charleston Cougars, Charleston Battery (professional soccer), Charleston RiverDogs (MILB baseball), and more.

Battery’s Jose Cuevas Named USL PRO Rookie of the Year

Battery’s Jose Cuevas Named USL PRO Rookie of the Year

Charleston, SC – Charleston Battery midfielder Jose Cuevas has been named the USL PRO Rookie of the Year following an outstanding first season as a professional soccer player. Cuevas scored 7 goals and added 5 assists in 27 games. Cuevas and the Charleston Battery take on the Wilmington Hammerheads in Saturday’s USL PRO Championship game at Blackbaud Stadium (7:30 PM – $10 – $18, (843) 971-GOAL (4625) / charlestonbattery.com).   Cuevas’s rookie season got off to a dream start with two goals on his debut to lead the Battery to a 2-1 over the Richmond Kickers. Cuevas is the first Charleston Battery player to receive USL Rookie of the Year honors.   A native of Farmersville, CA Jose Cuevas originally […]

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USL PRO Awards Winners Announced

USL PRO Awards Winners Announced

Orlando, Rochester, Charleston take individual awards   TAMPA, Fla. – USL PRO honored its top performers of the season today, announcing the Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Defender of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year and Coach of the Year from the 2012 season. The winners were announced at an awards ceremony in Charleston, South Carolina, site of Saturday’s USL PRO Championship Game featuring the Charleston Battery and Wilmington Hammerheads at Blackbaud Stadium.   Voting for the awards was conducted by league coaches and managers.   Most Valuable Player – Kevin Molino, Orlando City The Trinidad and Tobago international claimed MVP honors after a standout season that saw him act as a catalyst for an Orlando side that […]

Men’s Soccer Descends on Greenville For Furman Tourney

Men’s Soccer Descends on Greenville For Furman Tourney

Cougars set their sights on Memphis and UNC Wilmington in hopes of extending win streak

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Women’s Soccer Hosts College of Charleston Cup

Women’s Soccer Hosts College of Charleston Cup

Cougars to take on South Florida and Eastern Kentucky as part of full weekend slate

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Wilmington Hammerheads Ready for Rivalry Final

Wilmington Hammerheads Ready for Rivalry Final

Hertzog named to 2012 USL PRO All-League First Team Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads are set to head south to encounter their coastal rivals, the Charleston Battery, at Blackbaud Stadium this weekend to compete for the title of 2012 USL PRO National Champions. The Hammerheads held a 1-1-1 record with the Battery in regular season play, with the tallied one loss and one tie being at Blackbaud Stadium. This is the same record the Hammerheads held with Orlando City during the regular season before they faced off in the semifinals at the Florida Citrus Bowl last weekend. Advancing to the finals with a 4-3 victory over regular-season champions Orlando, the Hammerheads are geared up for their shot at the […]

Men’s Golf to Host Invitational at the Ocean Course

Men’s Golf to Host Invitational at the Ocean Course

The College of Charleston men's golf team will host The Invitational at the Ocean Course, site of the 2012 PGA Championship, Sept. 9-11 on Kiawah Island.

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RiverDogs’ Home Run Derby Aboard USS Yorktown Cited as Best Promotion of Year By Ballpark Digest

RiverDogs’ Home Run Derby Aboard USS Yorktown Cited as Best Promotion of Year By Ballpark Digest

Award is among the most coveted in the business CHARLESTON, SC – Home run derbies are an integral part of the overall All-Star Game experience at every level of baseball, but the format has been somewhat stale in recent years. By moving the competition to the flight deck of the USS Yorktown and bringing in some celebrity flash (including team Co-owner and Director of Fun Bill Murray), resulting in a truly noteworthy event, the Charleston RiverDogs (South Atlantic League) are the winners of the Best Promotion of 2012 by Ballpark Digest. It’s just another way the team encouraged everyone to “Be Your Own Fan.”   “Other teams have spruced up home run derbies in recent years, but no one has […]

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Charleston Battery, Wilmington Hammerheads Meet for Title

Charleston Battery, Wilmington Hammerheads Meet for Title

Historic clubs to meet on Saturday night in 2012 USL PRO Championship Game TAMPA, Fla. – The Charleston Battery and Wilmington Hammerheads have shared a rivalry for more than a decade, but Saturday night will mark the first time the two teams compete for a championship as they meet at Blackbaud Stadium in the 2012 USL PRO Championship presented by Umbro. The contest will be available via USL Live on UNation, the USL’s free streaming video service, with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. ET.   Both teams took victory on the road last Friday, with the Hammerheads advancing to their first championship game since the club’s only championship in 2003 with a 4-3 upset of regular-season champion Orlando City. Corey […]

Charleston Battery to host Wilmington Hammerheads in USL PRO Championship

Charleston Battery to host Wilmington Hammerheads in USL PRO Championship

Blackbaud Stadium, Saturday, September 8 – 7:30 PM Jose Cuevas named as finalist for USL PRO Rookie of the Year Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery takes on the Wilmington Hammerheads on Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium in the 2012 USL PRO Championship match; gates open at 6 PM with kick off set for 7:30 PM.  The Battery advanced to the title game via a dramatic semifinal win versus the Rochester Rhinos in a game played last Friday night in Rochester.   Tickets for Saturday’s match are on sale now starting at just $10; to purchase tickets or for more information please call (843) 971-GOAL (4625) or visit www.charlestonbattery.com.  Saturday’s match will be broadcast live on USLnation.com; there will be […]

Cougars Travel To Kansas For Season’s First Road Test

Cougars Travel To Kansas For Season’s First Road Test

The College of Charleston volleyball team will open the road portion of the non-conference schedule with the Jayhawk Classic at the University of Kansas.