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.

“Disco Demolition 2: You Better Belieb It” Set for Saturday, July 19

“Disco Demolition 2: You Better Belieb It” Set for Saturday, July 19

Fans that donate Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus items for postgame demolition receive $1 tickets CHARLESTON, SC July 15, 2014 – “Disco Demolition Night” at Comiskey Park on July 12, 1979 remains one of the most well-known promotions in sports history. The original promotion was organized by current Charleston RiverDogs President Mike Veeck, but 35 years and one week later, this classic promotion will feature a 21st Century spin arranged by the RiverDogs. On Saturday, July 19, the Charleston RiverDogs will host “Disco Demolition 2: You Better Belieb It,” a modern sequel featuring the destruction of Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus music and paraphernalia. The RiverDogs will play the Augusta GreenJackets at 6:05 pm at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park, and […]

Jose Cuevas returns to Charleston Battery

Jose Cuevas returns to Charleston Battery

CHARLESTON, SC July 15, 2014 – Jose “Chiva” Cuevas — the PDL prospect from California who earned league Rookie of the Year honors and was named MVP of the USL PRO Championship Game in 2012 — has returned to Charleston for the remainder of the 2014 season, pending US Soccer approval. “Getting Jose back gives us a good option,” said Battery Coach Mike Anhaeuser. “He’s scored goals for us. He can put the ball in the back of the net. “But the other thing that people don’t see is that he can get the assist. He gets good balls in from free kicks and the run of play. And that’s something we’ve maybe been missing throughout the beginning of the […]

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Only 2 Days Left For Charleston Stage’s Christmas In July Sale!

Only 2 Days Left For Charleston Stage’s Christmas In July Sale!

Only Two Days Left For the Christmas In July Sale! Sale Ends Tomorrow at 11:59pm! Don’t Miss Your Chance To Receive $10 Off On Up To 4 Tickets To Any Performance of A Christmas Carol at the Historic Dock Street Theatre! Christmas In July Sale Details: * Christmas In July Sale:  Sale is only valid for Charleston Stage’s performances of A Christmas Carol running Dec. 5 – 21, 2014, at the Historic Dock Street Theatre. * Sale Ends Tomorrow:  Christmas sale is ONLY available online at www.charlestonstage.com and ends at 11:59pm on July 16. * Reserved Seats:  Seats will be sold on a first come first served basis. Sale only applies to standard seating and can only be redeemed on […]

HOPE Week Headlines Charleston RiverDogs Seven-Game Homestand

HOPE Week Headlines Charleston RiverDogs Seven-Game Homestand

July 19 Includes Military Appreciation Night, Bill Veeck Bobble-Leg, Modern Sequel of Disco Demolition Night CHARLESTON, SC July 14, 2014 – The Charleston RiverDogs are back at home for a seven-game homestand from Tuesday, July 15 through Monday, July 21. HOPE Week 2014, an annual New York Yankees outreach initiative, runs through the first five days of this homestand. Saturday, July 19 will be full of fun as the RiverDogs will host Disco Demolition 2: You Better Belieb It along with Military Appreciation Night and a Bill Veeck Bobble-Leg Giveaway. Tuesday, July 15, 7:05 pm: HOPE Week 2014 begins as the RiverDogs partner with Warriors 4 Warriors. It is Harris Teeter 2-for-$20 Date Night, presented by Nash FM. Couples that […]

CofC: Honors College Alumni Return to Teach Summer Course in Public Health

CofC: Honors College Alumni Return to Teach Summer Course in Public Health

College Alumni Return to Teach Summer Course in Public Health   CHARLESTON, NC July 14, 2014 – The College of Charleston welcomed back two alumni on July 10, 2014 to teach a Summer II course titled Global Perspectives on Poverty, Inequality and Vulnerability. Honors College alumni Melissa Siegel ’03 and Stephanie Wheeler ’03 are co-teaching the class. Siegel, a former economics major, is an associate professor in the Netherlands at Maastricht University’s Graduate School of Governance and a senior researcher and the United Nations University where she heads the Migration Studies research group.  Wheeler, a former double major in biology and theatre, is an assistant professor of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health. […]

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Caleb Smith Opens Four-Hit Shutout at Savannah

Caleb Smith Opens Four-Hit Shutout at Savannah

Caleb Smith takes first win since May 27 as Charleston wins rubber game SAVANNAH, GA July 13, 2014 – Caleb Smith, Chad Taylor, Philip Walby, and Eric Ruth combined to pitch a four-hitter for the Charleston RiverDogs in a 5-0 shutout victory against the Savannah Sand Gnats on Sunday afternoon at Historic Grayson Stadium in South Atlantic League action. Charleston climbed to 10-14 in the second half and 43-51 overall. Savannah dropped to 16-8 and 60-30, respectively. The RiverDogs also won this three-game series by a 2-1 margin. A four-run rally in the second inning guided the RiverDogs to a strong early lead. Mike Ford delivered a leadoff solo home run to open the rally. Ford tied Eduardo de Oleo […]

Widespread Panic announces Charleston Fall Tour dates

Widespread Panic announces Charleston Fall Tour dates

WIDESPREAD PANIC NORTH CHARLESTON COLISEUM Friday October 3 and Saturday October 4 WIDESPREAD PANIC ANNOUNCES 2014 FALL TOUR BAND REVEALS DETAILS FOR PANIC EN LA PLAYA CUATRO, TUNES FOR TOTS AND PBS SHOW BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND   View a special one song performance of Widespread Panic performing 333-feet underground via the PBS series Bluegrass Underground. Nashville, TN – Tickets go on sale July 18th for Widespread Panic’s highly anticipated 2014 Fall Tour. Along with the Fall tour, Widespread Panic is providing a myriad of unique opportunities to experience their music, including performances at Gathering of The Vibes Music Festival, Lockn’ Music Festival & Phases Of The Moon Music + Art Festival.   The 2014 Fall Tour kicks off in October with […]

Brady Lail Snaps Winless Stretch as ‘Dogs Even Series

Brady Lail Snaps Winless Stretch as ‘Dogs Even Series

Brady Lail fans seven in five innings, earning first win since May 23 SAVANNAH, GA July 12, 2014 – Behind five solid innings from Brady Lail, the Charleston RiverDogs led from wire to wire in a 4-1 victory over the Savannah Sand Gnats on Saturday evening at Historic Grayson Stadium in South Atlantic League action. Gosuke Katoh also doubled in the contest for a team-best and career-high 14-game hit streak. Charleston improved to 9-14 in the second half and 42-51 overall. Savannah slides back to 16-7 and 60-29, respectively. This series is tied at 1-1 heading into the rubber game on Sunday. The RiverDogs scored two runs in the first inning to lead the game from start to finish. Tyler […]

Charlotte Eagles Hold Charleston Battery 0-0

Charlotte Eagles Hold Charleston Battery 0-0

CHARLESTON, SC July 12, 2014 — The Charleston Battery defense rebounded from their recent performances as they played to a 0-0 draw against rival Charlotte Eagles on Saturday night in Charleston, S.C. at Blackbaud Stadium in front of a crowd 4,698 fans. “This is a tie and we wanted three points,” Coach Mike Anhaeuser said after the match. “Defensively we did a really good job. It was good to get a shutout. We just need to get that mix back and get one or two goals.” Neither team was able to get much going in the first half. While possession was relatively even, the Battery had the best opportunities of the half. Justin Portillo took the first shot on goal […]

Charleston RiverDogs Again Join Yankees HOPE Week Initiative

Charleston RiverDogs Again Join Yankees HOPE Week Initiative

Outings Planned for July 15-19 throughout the Lowcountry CHARLESTON, SC July 12, 2014 – The Charleston RiverDogs are once again proud to partner with their parent organization, the New York Yankees, for the HOPE Week Initiative.  The initiative runs from July 15-19, and RiverDogs players, coaches and front office staff will make appearances throughout the Lowcountry during the five-day outreach. This will be the sixth year in which the 27-time World Series Champion New York Yankees have held their HOPE Week Initiative.  HOPE is the acronym for “Helping Others Persevere and Excel,” and this will be the third time that the RiverDogs will bring the concept to Charleston. Contributing sponsors this year include Harris Teeter and Tideline Tours. “We are […]