Former LSU Closer Sent to High-A Tampa CHARLESTON, SC – The New York Yankees have announced that relief pitcher Nick Goody has been promoted from the Charleston RiverDogs to the High-A Tampa Yankees. Simultaneously, right-handed pitcher Cesar Vargas has been promoted to Charleston from the Gulf Coast League and will take Goody’s spot on the roster. A native of Orlando, Fla., Goody joined the RiverDogs in June after a brief stint with the Staten Island Yankees. In 17 games with Charleston, he posted a 1-2 record with a 1.09 ERA and six saves. In 24.2 innings, he allowed 15 hits, walked seven and racked up 40 strikeouts. The 6-1, 195-pound right-hander was selected by the Yankees out of […]
Charleston, SC- Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival to present four Italian directors during the 4-day 2012 event Directors Edoardo De Angelis, Paola Randi, Tony Zangardi and Nico Cirasola to visit The 6th Italian Film Festival, Nuovo Cinema Italiano runs September 20-23, 2012 at the Sottile Theatre. Four Italian directors will appear as special guests of the festival to present their films and discuss their work. Presented by the Italian Program at the College of Charleston and Mediterranea Film of Italy, the festival features acclaimed work from some of Italy’s most creative contemporary directors, including Edoardo De Angelis (Mozzarella Stories), Paola Randi (Into Paradiso) and Tonino Zangardi (Sandrine in the Rain). The four-day film festival celebrates Italian cinema and culture. Nuovo […]
Quarterfinals see City Islanders visit Battery, Kickers host Hammerheads TAMPA, Fla. – The USL PRO Playoffs open this weekend with four teams aiming to take the first step toward a championship and advance to the semifinals. After coming through the rigors of the 24-game regular season, the Charleston Battery, Richmond Kickers, Wilmington Hammerheads and Harrisburg City Islanders face off in Saturday night’s quarterfinals. The action begins at Richmond City Stadium as the No. 4 seed Kickers host the No. 5 seed Hammerheads at 7 p.m. ET. The Kickers fell in their final game of the regular season in Antigua, losing out on the chance to earn the No. 2 seed and a bye to the semifinals that instead […]
The College of Charleston kicks off the 2012 volleyball season with the Hampton Inn & Suites West Ashley Invitational at TD Arena, featuring Sacramento State, Jacksonville and N.C. State.
Fan Appreciation Night, Bobblection 2012 Highlight Last Series CHARLESTON, SC – All season the Charleston RiverDogs have enjoyed tremendous support from their loyal fans. The team now returns home to The Joe for the final time this year and will square off against the West Virginia Power in a three-game series that runs Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 28-30. During this final series the organization will conduct several unique promotions to send 2012 out in style, as well as to say “thank you” to its significant fan base. Things immediately start in typical “Be Your Own Fan” fashion with a rare event at The Joe on Tuesday, Aug. 28. Bobblection 2012 Presidential Bobblehead Giveaway begins at 6 pm at the park. […]
Saturday, August 25 – Blackbaud Stadium – 7:30 PM Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery squares off with the Harrisburg City Islanders in a USL PRO playoff quarterfinal on Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium; gates open at 6 PM with kick off set for 7:30 PM. If the Battery advances it will move on to face the Rochester Rhinos in a semifinal match in Rochester on Friday, August 31. Saturday’s game will be broadcast live locally on 1340 AM with the pre-game show starting at 7:15 PM. Playoff tickets are on sale now starting at just $10; to purchase tickets please call (843) 971-GOAL (4625) or visit www.charlestonbattery.com. The Battery clinched the 3rd seed in USL PRO and […]
Osuna’s Third Hit Drops Charleston 5-4 CHARLESTON, WV – Jose Osuna capped a three-hit night by lining a walk-off single into right in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the West Virginia Power a 5-4 victory over the Charleston RiverDogs in South Atlantic League action at Appalachian Power Park on Wednesday night. Charleston now has a record of 63-62 (24-34 in the second half) on the season. With the win, West Virginia takes two out of three in this series and they improve to 56-73 (33-26 in the second half). The Power started their game-winning rally with a pair of lead-off singles against new pitcher John Brebbia (3-1). A bunt moved both runners up and an intentional walk […]
College of Charleston women's basketball head coach Natasha Adair and men's basketball coach Doug Wojcik took part in a kickoff event for the Sprite Spark Parks Project to Refurbish Charleston parks
The College of Charleston baseball team will hold open tryouts for the 2013 team on Monday, Aug. 27, at 4 p.m. at Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant. All male College of Charleston students are invited to attend.