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.

College of Charleston Cougars Men’s Soccer Ignites Historic Campaign

College of Charleston Cougars Men’s Soccer Ignites Historic Campaign

  Friday, August 29 Stats   Video 5 p.m. Furman vs. Seattle www.CofCStats.com  n/a 7:30 p.m. UC Santa Barbara at CofC www.CofCStats.com Charleston Network Sunday, August 31 12 p.m. Furman vs UC Santa Barbara www.CofCStats.com  n/a 2:30 p.m. Seattle at CofC www.CofCStats.com Charleston Network   CHARLESTON, SC August 28, 2014 – The College of Charleston men’s soccer team is set to begin its 40th season of competitive soccer with the Aaron Olitsky Memorial Classic which will draw CofC, No. 18 UC Santa Barbara, Seattle and Furman to Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island for a fully-slated Labor Day weekend. CofC Men’s Soccer Weekend Preview OPENING THOUGHTS… Head Coach Ralph Lundy: “Santa Barbara year in and year out are in the top […]

Tough Non-Conference, CAA Slate Ahead For CofC Cougars

Tough Non-Conference, CAA Slate Ahead For CofC Cougars

Click Here For 2014-15 CofC Men’s Basketball Schedule   CHARLESTON, SC August 28, 2014 – The College of Charleston men’s basketball team will face a tough non-conference and Colonial Athletic Association slate during the upcoming 2014-15 season including eight opponents which advanced to postseason play a year ago. The Cougars will host NCAA Division III opponent Emory (Ga.) University in an exhibition game scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 8, at noon (ET) at TD Arena. The Eagles advanced to the Elite Eight in 2014.   CofC will then rekindle an old Southern Conference rivalry in its official season opener at Furman on Friday, Nov. 14, in Greenville, S.C., followed by its home opener against Gardner-Webb on Monday, Nov. 17, at TD […]

Greenville Drive Scores in Final Inning to Top Charleston RiverDogs

Greenville Drive Scores in Final Inning to Top Charleston RiverDogs

Greenville takes series opener with unearned run during ninth inning Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1taw4Sa CHARLESTON, SC August 26, 2014 – An error and a passed ball helped the Greenville Drive score the winning run in the ninth inning of the Drive’s 2-1 victory over the Charleston RiverDogs on Tuesday evening in front of 3,314 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in South Atlantic League action. The RiverDogs dropped to 33-31 in the second half and 66-68 overall. The Drive rose to 23-41 and 57-76, respectively. Greenville also took a 1-0 lead in this three-game series. Tzu-Wei Lin delivered a triple in the third inning to give Greenville a 1-0 lead. Cole Sturgeon extended the frame with a two-out walk against […]

Charlotte Eagles’ Wells Thompson Named USL PRO Player of the Week

Charlotte Eagles’ Wells Thompson Named USL PRO Player of the Week

Pair of goals led Eagles past Orlando, boosted playoff prospects   TAMPA, FL August 26, 2014 – USL PRO named its Team of the Week for Week 23 of the 2014 season on Tuesday as Charlotte Eagles forward Wells Thompson was named Player of the Week. Thompson scored both goals in the Eagles’ 2-0 victory against Orlando City SC on Thursday night, which provided a major boost to the 2013 USL PRO Championship Finalist’s playoff prospects. Thompson scored twice in the final 15 minutes against the Lions to earn the Eagles a crucial three points. The first came in the 77th minute as he picked up a pass from Zak Boggs and fired home into the far corner from the […]

Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins Now Available at Riley Park

Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins Now Available at Riley Park

First-ever curved coins honor National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum CHARLESTON, SC August 23, 2014 – The 75th anniversary of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, NY has already featured its annual induction ceremony and a visit from President Barack Obama. The United States Mint also partnered with the Hall of Fame to create its first set of curved coins in recognition of this anniversary, and the Charleston RiverDogs are offering their fans and Lowcountry numismatists a chance to own this special keepsake. While supplies last, the Charleston RiverDogs are now selling 75th Anniversary Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin packages at the Souvenir Store inside Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park and on-line at www.riverdogs.com. These […]

‘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 […]

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