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.

‘Dogs Rally for 3-2 Extra-Inning Victory at Rome

‘Dogs Rally for 3-2 Extra-Inning Victory at Rome

Wild pitches plate winning run after late Charleston runs force extra innings Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1p3aCXD ROME, GA August 23, 2014 – Facing a two-run deficit after seven innings, the Charleston RiverDogs came from behind to take a 3-2 win against the Rome Braves in 11 innings at State Mutual Stadium in South Atlantic League action. Charleston scored in the eighth and ninth innings to tie the contest before a trio of wild pitches allowed Abiatal Avelino to score the winning run in the 11th. The RiverDogs rose to 33-29 in the second half and 66-66 overall. It was also Charleston’s first victory when trailing after eight innings this season. The Braves dropped to 28-34 and 52-80, respectively as the series […]

CofC Women’s Soccer Dominates in Season Opener

CofC Women’s Soccer Dominates in Season Opener

Box Score DANIEL ISLAND, SC August 22, 2014 – The College of Charleston women’s soccer team opened its 2014 season in dominant fashion with a comprehensive, 4-0 handling of Alabama State at Blackbaud Stadium on Friday afternoon. The Cougars (1-0) controlled virtually every facet of the game and enjoyed long spells of possession en route to the convincing victory. By the time the dust settled, the Cougars led 30-2 in shots, 16-1 in shots on goal, and 10-1 in corner kicks. “I was real impressed with a lot of aspects of our game,” said head coach Christian Michner. “Typical of a first game, with a lot of new players into the lineup, there were some nerves which were evident over […]

RiverDogs vs Braves Series Opener Results in 9-2 Rome Romp

RiverDogs vs Braves Series Opener Results in 9-2 Rome Romp

Seven-run rally in third inning helps Rome top Charleston in game one Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1ttEKAI ROME, GA August 22, 2014 – The Rome Braves scored in each of the first three innings, including a seven-run rally in the third, to pull away early in a 9-2 Braves victory over the Charleston RiverDogs on Friday night at State Mutual Stadium in South Atlantic League action. Newly-acquired Braves pitcher Sean Bierman earned a victory in his return to affiliated baseball. The RiverDogs fell to 32-29 in the second half and 65-66 overall. The Braves increased their records to 28-33 this half and 52-79 for the year. Rome has a 1-0 lead in this three-game series. A strange odyssey around the bases helped […]

CofC Cougars Gear Up For Year Two In CAA

CofC Cougars Gear Up For Year Two In CAA

Click Here For 2014-15 College of Charleston Men’s Golf Schedule   CHARLESTON, SC August 22, 2014 – The College of Charleston men’s golf team gears up for year two in the Colonial Athletic Association having taken the new conference by storm – winning the league title and making an appearance at NCAA Regionals in its inaugural year. The Cougars will commence the fall portion of their upcoming 2014-15 slate playing host to The Invitational at The Ocean Course on Sept. 12-14 on Kiawah Island, S.C. They will later travel to the Firestone Invitational on Oct. 6-7 in Akron, Ohio, the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic on Oct. 12-13 in Duluth, Ga., and The Grove Intercollegiate on Oct. 26-28 in Nashville, Tenn.   […]

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Abiatal Avelino Sparks Early Rally in Wire-to-Wire Blowout Win

Abiatal Avelino Sparks Early Rally in Wire-to-Wire Blowout Win

Charleston wins series at Greenville with biggest shutout victory in three years Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1kZ0Ni8 GREENVILLE, SC August 21, 2014 – Abiatal Avelino’s first-pitch, leadoff home run helped the Charleston RiverDogs to the truest of wire-to-wire wins, a 12-0 shutout victory against the Greenville Drive on Thursday evening at Fluor Field at the West End in South Atlantic League action. Avelino opened a six-run rally in the first inning that put Charleston ahead for good. The RiverDogs earned a 2-1 series win over the Drive. Charleston moved up to 32-28 in the second half and 65-65 overall. Greenville slid to 19-41 and 53-76, respectively. However, the RiverDogs were also eliminated from postseason contention due to a 7-1 win for the […]

College of Charleston Women’s Golf: Cougars To Defend CAA Title In 2014-15

College of Charleston Women’s Golf: Cougars To Defend CAA Title In 2014-15

COUGARS TO DEFEND CAA TITLE IN 2014-15 Click Here For 2014-15 College of Charleston Women’s Golf Schedule   CHARLESTON, SC August 21, 2014 – The defending Colonial Athletic Association champion College of Charleston women’s golf team will kick off its fall season with the Powerade Cougar Classic to be held on Sept. 14-16 at Yeamans Hall Club in Hanahan, S.C. The annual tournament is one of the many highlights on the 2014-15 schedule for the Cougars as they play host to 10 teams that finished ranked in the final Top 25 rankings a year ago, including defending national champion Duke and 2011 national champion UCLA.   “This year’s schedule is a fun and challenging one,” said 2014 CAA Coach of […]

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Greenville Drive Rolls Past Charleston RiverDogs to Even Series

Greenville Drive Rolls Past Charleston RiverDogs to Even Series

Three round trippers help Greenville tie Charleston at one game each Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1mng0VE GREENVILLE, SC August 20, 2014 – A six-run deficit was too much to overcome for the Charleston RiverDogs in a 7-2 loss to the Greenville Drive on Wednesday night at Fluor Field at the West End in South Atlantic League action. Sam Travis, Danny Bethea, and Franklin Guzman blasted early home runs while Greenville starting pitcher Myles Smith recorded a career-high eight strikeouts. The RiverDogs fell back to 31-28 in the second half and 64-65 overall. The Drive improved to 19-40 and 53-75, respectively while tying this three-game series at 1-1. Smith blanked Charleston over the first five innings, allowing just one hit in those scoreless […]

Charleston RiverDogs Champions of Inaugural Battle of the Palmetto State Rivalry Series against the Drive

Charleston RiverDogs Champions of Inaugural Battle of the Palmetto State Rivalry Series against the Drive

Charleston’s Wade and Greenville’s Stankiewicz take home inaugural MVP awards of rivalry series CHARLESTON, SC August 20, 2014 – With five games remaining between the Charleston RiverDogs and Greenville Drive this season, a winner has already been determined for the inaugural Battle of the Palmetto State Rivalry Series that is presented by Spinx. The Rivalry Series trophy will be presented during an on-field ceremony before the RiverDogs’ 7:05pm home game on Wednesday, August 27 against Greenville, and the trophy will reside in the Lowcountry for the next year as Charleston claims the inaugural title. The RiverDogs currently lead the 21-game season series, 12-4. In addition, SS/2B Tyler Wade has been named the RiverDogs MVP and will take home the Larry […]

Charleston RiverDogs Host Drive in Final Homestand of 2014

Charleston RiverDogs Host Drive in Final Homestand of 2014

Charleston closes home schedule with a bang – postgame fireworks on August 28 CHARLESTON, SC August 20, 2014 – In the last homestand at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park this season, the Charleston RiverDogs will play the Greenville Drive for a three-game series from Tuesday, August 26 through Thursday, August 28. Although Charleston has already secured the Spinx Rivalry Series Trophy, there is still a lot of fun in store for these final home games at The Joe. Tuesday, August 26, 7:05 pm: It is the final Harris Teeter 2-for-$20 Date Night Tuesday, presented by Nash FM. Couples that show a VIC Card at the box office will receive two tickets to the game, two tacos, two fountain drinks and […]

Adria Crawford Named Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Adria Crawford Named Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

CHARLESTON, SC August 19, 2014 – Adria Crawford has been named assistant women’s basketball coach at the College of Charleston, as announced by head coach Candice M. Jackson on Tuesday. Crawford, 24, joins the Cougar family after spending the last two seasons under head coach Bill Reinson at Longwood University in Farmville, VA. In her new role at The College, Crawford will be responsible for developing the team’s promising cadre of post players.   “Coach Crawford is coming to the staff with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.” said Jackson. “She is one of the up and coming coaches in this business that make you stop and take notice. Having played at a very high-level while at Georgetown just three […]