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.

Charleston RiverDogs Release 2015 Schedule

Charleston RiverDogs Release 2015 Schedule

A dozen Saturday and Sunday games highlight slate of 70 home dates CHARLESTON, SC August 15, 2014 – Although the Charleston RiverDogs have another  homestand in which to entertain its many fans, the club is already making plans for the 2015 season as it releases next year’s 70-game home schedule. The highlight of the ’15 campaign in which the organization will mark their 19th season in Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park and the 22nd as RiverDogs is hosting a dozen Saturday and Sunday games, 10 Friday outings and nine games on the other nights. TICKETS: Charleston RiverDogs (MILB) The excitement and fanfare of Opening Night (April 9) and an Independence Day celebration (July 4) are annual top dates and great […]

Charleston Battery reload for Rochester Rhinos on Friday

Charleston Battery reload for Rochester Rhinos on Friday

CHARLESTON, SC August 14, 2014 – Charleston Battery shifted quickly from celebration to game preparation Thursday morning, setting aside Wednesday’s big win to make ready for Friday’s dramatic showdown with an always tough Rochester Rhinos side (7:30 p.m., Blackbaud Stadium). The Battery (7-8-8, 29 points on 23 games, tie 7th place) – who were tied for last place as recently as July 21 – earned at least a temporary share of 7th place Wednesday night as they passed visiting Orange County Blues in the USL PRO table with a 3-2 win. Charleston is riding a six-game undefeated streak, its longest of 2014. Visiting Rochester (8-8-7, 31 points on 23 games, 6th place) travels to South Carolina Thursday for the first […]

CofC Women’s Soccer to Scrimmage Georgia State

CofC Women’s Soccer to Scrimmage Georgia State

CHARLESTON, SC August 14, 2014 – The College of Charleston women’s soccer team is set to host Georgia State in a preseason friendly on Friday, Aug. 15 at 12 noon on the Patriots Point practice fields. The match will serve as the Cougars’ lone preseason tuneup before the regular season opener against Alabama State on Friday, Aug. 22. “It’s been an interesting preseason so far,” said head coach Christian Michner, “as weather has been a bit of an issue here and has dictated that we make changes to the schedule and locations of some of our sessions. That in and of itself has had an impact on our preparation, but we couldn’t be more excited to play an exhibition game […]

Grand Slam by Brandon Thomas Completes Charleston RiverDogs Sweep

Grand Slam by Brandon Thomas Completes Charleston RiverDogs Sweep

Charleston, Hickory combine for 22 runs in finale of three-game RiverDogs sweep Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1yw1bFM CHARLESTON, SC August 13, 2014 – In a game that was highlighted by high scoring and big home runs, Brandon Thomas’ go-ahead grand slam in the seventh was the blast that carried the Charleston RiverDogs to a 13-9 win and a three-game sweep of the Hickory Crawdads on Wednesday afternoon in front of 2,091 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in South Atlantic League action. The RiverDogs advanced to 28-25 in the second half and 61-62 overall. The Crawdads dropped to 29-24 and 70-52, respectively. TICKETS: Charleston RiverDogs (MILB) In the bottom of the first inning, Charleston opened the scoring with a big rally. […]

Charleston RiverDogs vs Hickory Crawdads at High Noon

Charleston RiverDogs vs Hickory Crawdads at High Noon

Hickory Crawdads (29-23, 70-51) vs Charleston RiverDogs (27-25, 60-62) Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park – Charleston, SC 12:05 PM – Wednesday, August 13th, 2014   CHARLESTON, SC August 13, 2014: Last RiverDogs Game: August 12th RIVERDOGS TOP CRAWDADS TO GUARANTEE SERIES VICTORY Charleston holds off Hickory, weather for second win of three-game series CHARLESTON, SC – The Charleston RiverDogs held off a late Hickory Crawdads comeback and followed an eighth-inning rain delay by securing a 3-2 victory on Tuesday evening in front of 3,641 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in SAL action. The RiverDogs climbed to 27-25 in the second half and 60-62 overall. The Crawdads fell back to 29-23 and 70-51, respectively. Charleston claimed a series victory […]

Charleston RiverDogs Top Hickory Crawdads  to Guarantee Series Victory

Charleston RiverDogs Top Hickory Crawdads to Guarantee Series Victory

Charleston holds off Hickory, weather for second win of three-game series Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1vExFS0 CHARLESTON, SC August 12, 2014 – The Charleston RiverDogs held off a late Hickory Crawdads comeback and followed an eighth-inning rain delay by securing a 3-2 victory on Tuesday evening in front of 3,641 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in South Atlantic League action. The RiverDogs climbed to 27-25 in the second half and 60-62 overall. The Crawdads fell back to 29-23 and 70-51, respectively. Charleston claimed a series victory with its second win of this three-game series. In each of the first two innings, Charleston’s defense turned inning-ending double plays for a pair of early scoreless frames behind Luis Niebla. The El Fuerte, […]

Abiatal Avelino’s Home Run Powers Charleston RiverDogs Win

Abiatal Avelino’s Home Run Powers Charleston RiverDogs Win

Go-ahead home run by Abiatal Avelino puts Charleston ahead for good Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1sP75SK CHARLESTON, SC August 11, 2014 – A three-run home run by Abiatal Avelino led the Charleston RiverDogs to a 5-2 victory against the Hickory Crawdads on Monday night in front of 3,397 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in South Atlantic League action. It was Avelino’s first home run of the season and the second blast of his professional career. The RiverDogs improved to 26-25 in the second half and 59-62 overall. The Crawdads slipped to 29-22 and 70-50 overall. Charleston also took a 1-0 lead in this three-game series. Hickory was able to grab an early 1-0 lead in the first inning. Michael De […]

CofC Women’s Hoops Unveils 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule

CofC Women’s Hoops Unveils 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule

2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule   CHARLESTON, SC August 11, 2014 –Highlighted by five teams that participated in postseason play, including 2014 national champions Connecticut, College of Charleston women’s basketball has officially released its 2014 non-conference schedule as announced by first year head coach Candice M. Jackson on Monday. “I’m excited about our non-conference schedule,” said Jackson. “It is purposely designed to get ready for a tough conference season.  Competing against post-season teams early on gives us an opportunity to experience NCAA tournament type games in November and December and helps prepare us for what we are ultimately working towards – being in the field of 64.”   The Cougars open play with two home exhibition games, taking on Georgia Southern in […]

Orange County Blues visits Charleston Battery with playoffs at stake

Orange County Blues visits Charleston Battery with playoffs at stake

CHARLESTON, SC August 11, 2014 – The Charleston Battery face off with the Orange County Blues on Wednesday night for the only time this regular season, and the implications could not be more clear. The Blues (27 points on 23 games, 9-14-0) reversed a six-game slide Sunday with a 1-0 victory on the road at Rochester, claiming three precious points to vault past Charleston, Wilmington and Pittsburgh into sole possession of the league’s eighth and final playoff spot. But the Battery (26 points on 22 games, 6-8-8) have been taking care of business during the Blues’ summer slump. The home side is on a five-match unbeaten streak, its longest of 2014, climbing from a tie for last place to contention […]

The Champs Are Back: CofC Volleyball Opens 2014 Preseason Camp

The Champs Are Back: CofC Volleyball Opens 2014 Preseason Camp

CHARLESTON, SC August 11, 2014 – Just over eight months removed from their memorable victory in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament Final at the North Charleston Convention Center, the College of Charleston volleyball team returned to the court this past weekend at TD Arena to begin preparation for their 2014 campaign. The Cougars opened preseason camp on Friday with an early morning team meeting with representatives from compliance, academics and The College’s athletic training staff before taking team photos and competing in an intra-squad scrimmage. On Saturday, the squad competed in its first full team practice, working primarily on individual techniques in the morning, followed by an afternoon team principles session and capped off with an evening scrimmage. “This team […]