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.

Greenville Drive Play Long Ball To Top Charleston RiverDogs

Greenville Drive Play Long Ball To Top Charleston RiverDogs

Two Two-Run Bombs Lead Greenville to 9-6 Win CHARLESTON, SC – David Renfroe and Henry Ramos launched two-run homers for the Greenville Drive, and they went on to defeat the Charleston RiverDogs 9-6 in South Atlantic League action at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park with 4,598 in attendance on Saturday night.   The RiverDogs saw their record fall to 52-38 with the loss (13-10 in the second half). By taking the series opener, Greenville moved to 44-48 (10-12 in the second half) on the year.   After a scoreless first inning, the Drive broke on top in the second with three runs off starting pitcher Scottie Allen. The rally started with singles by Henry Ramos and Blake Swihart (3-4, RBI, […]

The Charleston Battery defeat the Wilmington Hammerheads 3-1

The Charleston Battery defeat the Wilmington Hammerheads 3-1

Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery defeated the Wilmington Hammerheads by a score of three goals to one on Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium in front of 4,782. Midfielder Navion Boyd recorded an early goal, followed by finishes from Dane Kelly and Nicki Paterson in the second half to lead the Battery to its eleventh win of the season. “Anytime you have a setback with a couple losses like we did there is pressure on the team to perform,” said Battery Head Coach Mike Anhaeuser “but the guys responded well early in the first half and scored two more great goals to put the game away giving us a deserved three points.” The win moves the Battery (11-6-0) into second […]

Ben Alsup, Asheville Top Charleston RiverDogs for Series Split

Ben Alsup, Asheville Top Charleston RiverDogs for Series Split

Seven Shutout Innings Lead Tourists to 2-0 Win CHARLESTON, SC – Ben Alsup fired seven shutout innings to earn the victory as the Asheville Tourists topped the Charleston RiverDogs 2-0 in South Atlantic League action on Friday night with a crowd of 5,082 in attendance at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park.   The loss puts the RiverDogs at 52-37 (13-9 in the second half) so far this season. Asheville’s victory gives them a split of the four game series and they now stand at 59-33 (12-10 in the second half).   Will Oliver (3-4) got the start for the RiverDogs and managed to escape some trouble in the early innings, but couldn’t get through the fifth unscathed. Jared Simon (3-4, […]

Charleston Battery Squares Off With Wilmington On Thank You Heroes Night

Charleston Battery Squares Off With Wilmington On Thank You Heroes Night

Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery squares off with the Wilmington Hammerheads Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium; gates open at 6:00 PM with kick off set for 7:30 PM ($10 – $18, 971-4625 / www.charlestonbattery.com). The Battery (10-6) enters the game looking to bounce back from a pair of losses suffered last weekend versus the Charlotte Eagles.   Charleston lost 2-0 to the Charlotte Eagles on Friday night at Blackbaud Stadium and then on Saturday lost 1-0 in the return fixture played in Charlotte.   The Battery is currently in third position in the USL PRO standings two points behind the second place Rochester Rhinos and ten points behind the league-leading Orlando City Lions.  Charleston has played two games fewer […]

Wilmington Hammerheads Travel South to Charleston Battery

Wilmington Hammerheads Travel South to Charleston Battery

Hammerheads, Battery Make First Encounter This Season Wilmington, NC – After a 0-0 draw with the Rochester Rhinos Thursday night at Legion Stadium, the Wilmington Hammerheads travel to Charleston over the weekend to meet with the Battery for the first of three scheduled encounters this season. The match is set for 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 14 at Blackbaud Stadium. After their match with the Rhinos, the Hammerheads still remain unbeaten at Legion Stadium this season with the results of a tie. Scoring opportunities by forwards Corey Hertzog and Cody Arnoux were made just shy of the goal posts and midfielder Mark Briggs sent a shot above the crossbar to keep the intensity high on the field. The Hammerheads are […]

College of Charleston Women’s Soccer Returns From Trinidad and Tobago

College of Charleston Women’s Soccer Returns From Trinidad and Tobago

CHARLESTON, S.C. – This summer, the College of Charleston women’s soccer team enjoyed the remarkable opportunity to visit the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago to engage in exploration, team building, international fellowship, community outreach and, of course, the culturally-transcending game of soccer. The once-in-a-lifetime trip sculpted the perspectives of the Cougars’ 24-person travel party as they explored the country’s diverse landscape and culture for 10 days and united as a team on a previously unknown level. “This was an unbelievable trip for us,” said head coach Christian Michner. “It was a chance for us to really get away and play some great games and do some things together as a group. The trip was way more than just soccer. […]

College of Charleston Women’s Tennis To Compete In ITA Kick-Off Weekend

College of Charleston Women’s Tennis To Compete In ITA Kick-Off Weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. – For the fourth-consecutive year, the College of Charleston women’s tennis team will compete in the fourth annual ITA Kick-Off Weekend – college tennis’ premier season-opening event which features 15 men’s and 15 women’s teams serving as host four-team sites vying to advance to the ITA National Team Indoor Championship in February of 2013.   The Cougars will be the No. 3 seed at the four-team site hosted by top-seeded Duke on Jan. 26 & 27, 2013, in Durham, N.C. They will face No. 2-seeded Wyoming in their opening-round match on Saturday, Jan. 26, at a time still to be determined and either Duke or No. 4-seeded Wisconsin in the championship or consolation match on Sunday, Jan. 27. […]

Brett Gerritse Spins A Gem For Charleston RiverDogs

Brett Gerritse Spins A Gem For Charleston RiverDogs

Outstanding Start Highlights 2-1 Win for RiverDogs CHARLESTON, SC – Brett Gerritse hurled five strong innings and got the win for the Charleston RiverDogs as they outpitched the Asheville Tourists on their way to a 2-1 victory in South Atlantic League action on Thursday night at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park with 4,476 in attendance.   The RiverDogs improve to 52-36 (13-8 in the second half) and can take three of four if they win the game on Friday. Asheville now has a record 58-33 (11-10 in the second half) this season.   “That was another great outing by Brett Gerritse,” said RiverDogs manager Carlos Mendoza. “The bullpen again was fantastic, not allowing a hit over four innings. We got […]

Andrew Lawrence, Great Britain to Face Team USA on ESPN2

Andrew Lawrence, Great Britain to Face Team USA on ESPN2

CHARLESTON, S.C. – As a member of the Great Britain National Team, College of Charleston’s Andrew Lawrence (London, England) will compete against Team USA in an exhibition game to be held on Thursday, July 19, at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Tipoff between the British and Americans is slated for 2 p.m. (ET) / 7 p.m. (local time in Great Britain – five hour difference) with the game being televised nationally on ESPN2.   Lawrence, a 6-foot-1 rising senior point guard for the Cougars, will compete in the upcoming 2012 Summer Olympic Games to be held on July 27-August 12 in London, England. He is the lone current collegian and youngest player on the squad at age 22. Team Great […]

Nottingham Forest Cancels US Tour Including Game Versus the Charleston Battery

Nottingham Forest Cancels US Tour Including Game Versus the Charleston Battery

Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery’s July 28 match versus England’s Nottingham Forest has been cancelled.  Nottingham Forest was purchased by a new ownership group this week and they subsequently cancelled their pre-season tour of the United States including the match versus Charleston.   “Obviously we are very disappointed that we will not be able to play Nottingham Forest at the end of the month,” said Charleston Battery President Andrew Bell.  “We have a long tradition of hosting international teams and it’s a game that our fans always look forward to.  I know there will be much disappointment on hearing the news and I’d like to apologize on behalf of the Battery.”   The cancellation of the match is the […]

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