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.

Casey Stevenson’s Blast Keys 9-3 Win For Charleston RiverDogs

Casey Stevenson’s Blast Keys 9-3 Win For Charleston RiverDogs

Six Run Second Leads RiverDogs To Series Evening Win CHARLESTON, SC – Casey Stevenson had two hits, including a long three-run homer, to lead the Charleston RiverDogs to a 9-3 victory over the Asheville Tourists in South Atlantic League action on Wednesday night at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park with 2,330 in attendance.   The RiverDogs now have a record of 51-36 (12-8 in the second half) through 87 games and Asheville drops to 58-32 (11-9 in the second half).   Asheville got the first run of the night in the second when Tyler Massey walked and eventually scored on a groundout, but their slim lead didn’t hold up for long.   After a pair of singles put two men […]

Charleston RiverDogs: It Is Okay to Drink on Our Beach

Charleston RiverDogs: It Is Okay to Drink on Our Beach

RiverDogs React to Folly Beach Alcohol Ban on the Beach CHARLESTON, SC – If you want to enjoy an ice cold beer with some sand between your toes, then Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park is now the only legal place in the Lowcountry you can do so. As nearby Folly Beach begins their self-imposed 60-day ban on alcohol consumption on the beach that means that only Shoeless Joe’s Hill at The Joe is the lone public site in the area where alcohol and sand are allowed legally to merge. This is all in result of events caused by uncontrolled alcohol use. When alcohol use gets to this point treatment should be considered, and with so many big names such as […]

Charleston Battery to host Amputee Soccer Clinic

Charleston Battery to host Amputee Soccer Clinic

Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery will team up with members of the U.S. National Amputee Soccer Team to host a pre-match clinic on Saturday, July 14 at Blackbaud Stadium presented by Floyd Brace.  Amputees of all ages and skill levels are welcome to join the fun; there is no charge for the clinic and all participants will receive a complimentary ticket to the Battery’s match versus the Wilmington Hammerheads following the clinic.   Forearm crutches will be provided by Floyd Brace; the two hour clinic will begin at 4 PM on the main stadium field at Blackbaud Stadium.  Non-amputees are welcome to attend and participate in this special event.   In addition to the pre-match clinic members of the […]

Tyler Anderson, Asheville Tourists Take Series Opener in Charleston

Tyler Anderson, Asheville Tourists Take Series Opener in Charleston

Asheville Pitching Shuts Down RiverDogs in 6-1 Win CHARLESTON, SC – Tyler Anderson tossed six and a third shutout innings for the Asheville Tourists to earn the victory as they defeated the Charleston RiverDogs 6-1 on Tuesday night in South Atlantic League action in front of a crowd of 2,101 at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park.   The RiverDogs fall to 50-36 (11-8 in the second half) on the season with the loss. The Tourists’ record now stands at 58-31 (11-8 in the second half).   Asheville took the lead in the third when a two-out rally yielded two runs. Trevor Story (2-4, 2 runs) scored the first run when he doubled and came around to score following a wild […]

Robert Refsnyder Begins Professional Career in Charleston

Robert Refsnyder Begins Professional Career in Charleston

Former CWS Most Outstanding Player and Arizona Star Added to RiverDogs Roster CHARLESTON, SC – The New York Yankees have announced that former University of Arizona star Robert Refsnyder, who led the Wildcats to the 2012 College World Series championship where they defeated the University of South Carolina, has joined the Charleston RiverDogs. For his efforts in Omaha, he was named the series’ Most Outstanding Player. Refsnyder was selected by the Yankees in the fifth round of the 2012 Draft with the 187th overall selection following his junior year, and is expected to make his professional debut Tuesday night with the RiverDogs. This past season he batted .364 with eight home runs and 66 RBIs and also stole 14 bases […]

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Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame Releases 2012 Candidates

Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame Releases 2012 Candidates

CHARLESTON, SC – The Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame’s advisory committee has released the candidates for their Class of 2012, and enshrinement will be conducted by local fans’ voting.   Official ballots will be at Riley Park beginning on Wednesday, July 11 and on-line voting will also be available via a link posted at http://www.ballotbin.com/voterReg.php?b=35616.   Voting will conclude on Friday, Aug. 3 and on Friday, Aug. 10, the top three individuals with the most votes will be inducted prior to the RiverDogs’ game against the Hagerstown Suns.   The Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame is coordinated and operated by the Charleston RiverDogs. An advisory committee consisting of knowledgeable and local volunteers was created to come up with the names […]

College of Charleston Men’s Golf Releases 2012-13 Schedule

College of Charleston Men’s Golf Releases 2012-13 Schedule

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston men’s golf team will begin the season hosting the Invitational at the Ocean Course (Sept. 9-11) on the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island, which will host the 94th PGA Championship Aug. 9-12. Full Schedule CofC Head Coach Mark McEntire announced the release of the full schedule, which includes four tournaments in the fall and six tournaments in the spring before post-season competition. “I am very excited about our schedule next year,” McEntire said. “By hosting at the Ocean course it has allowed us to receive reciprocal invites to some of the best tournaments in the country. This will allow us to see the best teams in the country numerous times and allows our […]

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Daniel Island Night at the Charleston Battery!

Daniel Island Night at the Charleston Battery!

Saturday, July 28 – Battery vs England’s Nottingham Forest Charleston, SC – DINA and DIBA have teamed up with the Charleston Battery for “Daniel Island night” at the Charleston Battery’s special international exhibition match versus Nottingham Forest on Saturday, July 28 at Blackbaud Stadium. Daniel Island residents, businesses and their employees can purchase discounted tickets to the match with an option to include a catered pre-game buffet plus a “Soccer 101” – presentation by Charleston Battery President Andrew Bell.   Tickets that include dinner and “Soccer 101” are priced at $18 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Please note: the Daniel Island Night catered party by the Daniel Island Grille is limited to the first 400 that […]

Tyson Blaser, Casey Stevenson Provide Heroics In Extras

Tyson Blaser, Casey Stevenson Provide Heroics In Extras

Clutch Hits Allow RiverDogs to Outlast Sand Gnats 8-4 SAVANNAH, GA – An RBI single by Tyson Blaser in the 13th inning gave the Charleston RiverDogs the lead and they went on to earn an 8-4 win over the Savannah Sand Gnats in South Atlantic League action on Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd of 805 at Historic Grayson Stadium.   Charleston now has a record of 50-35 (11-7 in the second half) and took three out of five from Savannah to drop them to 47-38 (6-12 in the second half).   The rally that won the game started with singles by Ali Castillo and Ben Gamel, which brought up Blaser (4-6, 2 RBI, 2 runs), who knocked in […]

Andrew Lawrence Earns Spot On Great Britain Olympic Team

Andrew Lawrence Earns Spot On Great Britain Olympic Team

Click Here For College of Charleston Andrew Lawrence Video Feature CHARLESTON, S.C. – College of Charleston men’s basketball 6-foot-1 rising senior point guard Andrew Lawrence (London, England) will compete in the upcoming 2012 London Olympic Games to be held on July 27-August 12 across the pond, as the final 12-man Great Britain National Team roster was announced by the British Olympic Association (BOA) on Thursday. It marks only the second time in history in which Team Great Britain will be represented in basketball at the Olympics, and the first time since the Games were last hosted by London in 1948. Lawrence becomes the first-ever men’s basketball player in school history to earn a spot on an Olympic team roster and […]

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