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.

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 […]

Charleston Battery drops third straight in loss to Charlotte Eagles

Charleston Battery drops third straight in loss to Charlotte Eagles

Charlotte, NC – The Charleston Battery lost a third straight game with a 1-0 loss to the Charlotte Eagles Saturday night at Charlotte Christian Stadium in front of 693. Eagles forward Darryl Roberts scored the lone goal in the 36th minute to lift Charlotte (6-8-2) to victory as the Battery (10-6-0) slipped down into third position in the USL PRO standings. The first chance of the game fell to the Battery in only the second minute. Charlotte failed to clear a long ball and Charleston midfielder Nicki Paterson was the first to react to the loose ball. Paterson struck the ball well from twenty yards out but his shot curled wide of the post. Playing as a lone striker Dane […]

Marty Gantt Earns CBI All-America Honorable Mention Accolades

Marty Gantt Earns CBI All-America Honorable Mention Accolades

CBI All-America Teams RICHMOND, Va. – Former College of Charleston centerfielder Marty Gantt was named College Baseball Insider (CBI) All-America Honorable Mention, the organization announced Friday.   A native of North Augusta, S.C., Gantt was also tabbed for the ABCA/Rawlings All-America Second Team after winning the SoCon Player of the Year Award and garnering a spot as a Louisville Slugger Third Team All-American. In 2012, Gantt led the team with a .373 average with 11 home runs, 46 RBI and 29 stolen bases. Gantt led the league and finished ninth in the country with 68 runs scored.   Florida’s Mike Zunino won the CBI Player of the Year. Samford’s Brandon Miller was a CBI All-America Second Teamer, while Daniel Kassouf […]

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RiverDogs Split Doubleheader in Savannah

RiverDogs Split Doubleheader in Savannah

Charleston Comes Back to Take Game One, but Shutout in Game Two SAVANNAH, GA – Ben Gamel drove in four runs in game one of a doubleheader to spark the Charleston RiverDogs to a 9-7 win over the Savannah Sand Gnats in South Atlantic League action on Saturday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. In game two, Jim Fuller pitched five no-hit innings for Savannah in a 1-0 win over Charleston with 2,028 spectators on hand. The split puts the RiverDogs record at 49-35 (10-7 in the second half) so far this season and the Sand Gnats are now 47-37 (6-11 in the second half).   After falling behind on a Cody Grice RBI single in the second, Savannah quickly erased […]

College of Charleston Men’s Golf Signs Transfer from North Carolina

College of Charleston Men’s Golf Signs Transfer from North Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Former North Carolina golfer Zach Munroe, who finished in third-place at the Rice Planters Amateur June 18-23 in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., will transfer to the College of Charleston.   Munroe, who competed in three tournaments during the fall of his freshman season at North Carolina finished tied for fifth-place at the North Carolina Amateur Championship June 17 in Durham, N.C. with rounds of 72-76-69-70=287 (-1).   Munroe shot rounds of 70-67-68-66=271 in his third-place finish at the Rice Planters Amateur, three shots back of the winner.   “I am very excited about adding Zach to our program,” CofC men’s golf head coach Mark McEntire said. “With our excellent incoming freshman class this team is capable of doing […]

Carolina Coast Surf Club Expo July 14, 2012

Carolina Coast Surf Club Expo July 14, 2012

Sullivan’s Island, SC – The Carolina Coast Surf Club and The Windjammer will host the first annual Expo and Board Swap at The Windjammer on the Isle of Palms, SC. The event will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 8 AM to 6 PM. The event is designed to bring together the surf community, support local businesses, and to introduce our local surf sports to the public. This is a family event and will include free lessons (registration required) in Surfing and Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Among the attendees will be Chris Dixon, author of “Ghost Wave“. Chris will be signing books during the day will and present a film documentary at 4 PM. Joseph Tormarchio and Shane Lasby, […]

Walk-Off Homer For Savannah Caps Pitchers Duel

Walk-Off Homer For Savannah Caps Pitchers Duel

Rodriguez Breaks Scoreless Tie With Blast in Tenth SAVANNAH, GA – Aderlin Rodriguez swatted a walk-off home run in the tenth inning to break a scoreless tie and give the Savannah Sand Gnats a 1-0 victory over the Charleston RiverDogs on Friday night in South Atlantic League action at Historic Grayson Stadium in front of a crowd of 1,796. This loss drops the RiverDogs’ record to 48-34 (9-6 in the second half), while the Sand Gnats now stand at 46-36 (5-10 in the second half) this season. Rodriguez’s game-winning home run came to lead-off the tenth inning against reliever Mariel Checo (7-2), who had pitched a scoreless ninth. T.J. Chism (2-2) struck out two in a perfect top of the […]

Charleston Battery loses to Charlotte Eagles

Charleston Battery loses to Charlotte Eagles

Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery lost 2-0 to the Charlotte Eagles on Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium in front of 4,437.  After a scoreless first half Charlotte broke the deadlock in the 48th minute with a close-range finish from midfielder Nate Thornton.  The Eagles added a second ten minutes from time as Charleston lost a second consecutive game.   Despite the loss the Battery (10-5-0) remains in second position in USL PRO four points behind the league-leading Orlando City Lions.  Charlotte (5-8-2) moves up into a tie for seventh position in the tables.   The first half was very even with good chances for both teams.  Charleston best opportunity came in the 36th minute after Jose Cuevas slipped a […]

Wet Grounds Postpone Charleston RiverDogs vs Savannah Sand Gnats

Wet Grounds Postpone Charleston RiverDogs vs Savannah Sand Gnats

Doubleheader to be Played on Saturday SAVANNAH, GA- The South Atlantic League game between the Charleston RiverDogs and the Savannah Sand Gnats was postponed on Thursday night due to wet grounds at Historic Grayson Stadium. As a result, both teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday that will include two seven inning games and will start at 5:05 pm. The game set for Friday night will be played as scheduled and will be a normal nine inning game. The starting pitchers for Friday’s game are TBD.–RIVERDOGS– This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Charleston Battery takes on Charlotte Eagles Friday night at Blackbaud Stadium

Charleston Battery takes on Charlotte Eagles Friday night at Blackbaud Stadium

Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery takes on its USL PRO rival the Charlotte Eagles on Friday night at Blackbaud Stadium; gates open at 6:00 PM with kick off set for 7:30 PM ($10 – $18, 971-4625 / charlestonbattery.com).  The Battery (10-4) enters the weekend in second place in the USL PRO standings four points behind the league-leading Orlando City Lions but having played one game less.   The Battery is back at Blackbaud Stadium after splitting a two-game series last weekend versus Antigua Barracuda FC down in Antigua.  Charleston won the first match 2-0 but dropped the second game 1-0 in an often heated match that saw Charleston receive its first red-card of the season as defender Cody Ellison […]

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