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 Baseball Hall of Fame to Induct Three New Members on Aug. 15

Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame to Induct Three New Members on Aug. 15

Fans select local products Reese Havens, Billy Swails, Jr. & umpire David Hoffman   CHARLESTON, SC August 7, 2014 – South Carolina’s Reese Havens, The Citadel’s Billy Swails, Jr. and umpire David Hoffman have been voted by local fans and the committee to create the Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014. Havens and Swails were selected by voting by fans while Hoffman was chosen by the Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame Committee.   Formal induction into the Hall of Fame will take place on the field of Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park on Friday, August 15, prior to the Charleston RiverDogs – Rome Braves game that begins at 7:05 p.m.   Havens was a three-year letterwinner at the University […]

CGA Announces 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Championship

CGA Announces 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Championship

37th CAROLINAS WOMEN’S FOUR-BALL CHAMPIONSHIPAT DATAW ISLAND CLUB (COTTON DIKE) IN DATAW ISLAND, SC – AUGUST 11-12, 2014 WEST END, NC August 7, 2014 – The Carolinas Golf Association announces the 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Championship at Dataw Island Club (Cotton Dike) in Dataw Island, SC on August 11-12, 2014. 27 teams are entered in this year’s championship. Entry is open to any female amateur golfer who has reached her 13th birthday by August11, 2014, is a legal resident of the North Carolina or South Carolina, is a member in good standing of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) and has an active GHIN USGA Handicap Index at a CGA member club. The championship […]

Charleston RiverDogs Swept in Doubleheader at Savannah

Charleston RiverDogs Swept in Doubleheader at Savannah

Pair of two-run wins help Savannah close 26-game season series Box Score (Game One): http://atmilb.com/1vctT2d Box Score (Game Two): http://atmilb.com/1pCXiNl SAVANNAH, GA August 6, 2014 – Playing in their second doubleheader in as many days, the Charleston RiverDogs were swept by the Savannah Sand Gnats with a 2-0 shutout and a 5-3 walk-off win in a Wednesday night twin bill at Historic Grayson Stadium in South Atlantic League action. Charleston dropped to 23-23 in the second half and 56-60 overall. Savannah is now 29-17 and 73-39, respectively. The Sand Gnats won this 26-game season series by a 16-10 margin. In the opener, Charleston suffered a loss despite collecting twice as many hits as Savannah. The RiverDogs recorded four hits to […]

Charleston Battery host Dayton, start home stand

Charleston Battery host Dayton, start home stand

CHARLESTON, SC August 6, 2014 – The Charleston Battery return to Blackbaud Stadium Friday night riding a four-match undefeated streak and looking ahead to the first of three critical home matches in just seven days. First up: Dayton Dutch Lions. Dayton made the USL PRO playoffs for the first time in 2013, but its struggles this season culminated on Friday with the resignation of Head Coach Sid van Druenen. He was replaced on the sidelines Saturday night by assistant coaches Jack Hermans and Catherine Gordon. Van Druenen stays on with the club — which also includes a youth academy and a successful women’s team — as technical manager.  The change may have given the Dutch Lions (5-15-2) a spark — they […]

Harris Teeter Food Drive Scheduled at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park for August 12 and August 26

Harris Teeter Food Drive Scheduled at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park for August 12 and August 26

Drive to benefit Lowcountry Food Bank on final Harris Teeter 2-for-$20 Date Night Tuesdays from Nash FM CHARLESTON, SC August 6, 2014 – Tuesday nights at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park this season have consistently featured Harris Teeter and its 2-for-$20 Date Night Special for couples to enjoy a fun night of Charleston RiverDogs baseball. For the final two Tuesday games at The Joe, the RiverDogs are partnering with Harris Teeter to host a special food drive to benefit the Lowcountry Food Bank. The Harris Teeter Food Drive is scheduled for Tuesday, August 12 and Tuesday, August 26 at Riley Park, coinciding with RiverDogs games that are scheduled for 7:05 pm. Fans who bring at least two non-perishable Harris Teeter […]

Charleston: Top 10 Most Scenic Golf Holes

Charleston: Top 10 Most Scenic Golf Holes

Eye Candy: Top 10 Most Scenic Golf Holes in the Charleston Area CHARLESTON, SC August 5, 2014 – Situated on 60 miles of scenic coastline, the Charleston Area is home to 19 golf courses boasting some of the most breathtaking terrain in the country. Lush space marshland, picturesque fairways, and panoramic ocean outlooks present golfers with outstanding views to soak in between shots. While beauty is certainly in the eye of the beholder, these 10 golf holes consistently rank among the most mesmerizing for visitors of the Charleston Area:   1. Kiawah Island Golf Resort- Ocean Course 17th hole (Par 3, 223 yards)     The site of multiple dramatic splashes during the 2012 PGA Championship, this tee shot over […]

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CofC Cougars to open Puerto Rico Tip-Off with defending National Chamion UConn

CofC Cougars to open Puerto Rico Tip-Off with defending National Chamion UConn

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston men’s basketball team will open the 2014 Puerto Rico Tip-Off with defending national champion Connecticut. The in-season tournament will be held on Nov. 20-21 & 23 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.   The eighth annual event will not only feature CofC and UConn, but Boston College, Dayton, George Mason, New Mexico, Texas A&M and West Virginia. The Cougars will face the Huskies in the opening round on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 12:30 p.m. (ET) on ESPNU. The winner or loser will move on to the next round against Texas A&M or 2014 NCAA Elite Eight participant Dayton on Friday, Nov. 21.   This is the second consecutive year Charleston will meet the defending […]

South Carolina Gamecocks To Face Cornell In Charleston Classic Opening Round

South Carolina Gamecocks To Face Cornell In Charleston Classic Opening Round

BUY SEASON TICKETS | Charleston Classic Information COLUMBIA, SC August 5, 2014 – ESPN unveiled the bracket for the 2014 Charleston Classic on Tuesday, where it was announced that South Carolina will open tournament action against Cornell on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m. ET. The matchup will be broadcast on ESPN3. The remaining teams in the field include Akron, Charlotte, Drexel, Miami (Fla.), Penn State and Southern California.   The multi-day, destination event will feature 12 games over three days. Each team will compete in one game per day, advancing through a bracketed-tournament format. ESPN3 will have five exclusive games and ESPNU will air four, while the championship game will be shown on Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on […]

Charleston RiverDogs Doubleheader in Savannah Postponed

Charleston RiverDogs Doubleheader in Savannah Postponed

Back-to-back twin bills coming up on Tuesday and Wednesday SAVANNAH, GA August 4, 2014 – The Charleston RiverDogs and the Savannah Sand Gnats were scheduled for a doubleheader on Monday at Historic Grayson Stadium, but the doubleheader has been postponed due to rain. This four-game series will be compressed into two days with Savannah hosting a pair of doubleheaders, starting on Tuesday at 5:35pm and Wednesday at 5:05pm. Both upcoming twin bills will consist of two seven-inning games. Audio coverage of both doubleheaders will begin exclusively online on www.riverdogs.com and the TuneIn website and app. RiverDogs broadcaster Sean Houston will begin Tuesday and Wednesday’s broadcasts just prior to first pitch of each twin bill. 1250 WTMA is scheduled to pick […]

Charleston RiverDogs Win Finale Behind Quality Start from Rookie Davis

Charleston RiverDogs Win Finale Behind Quality Start from Rookie Davis

Mike Ford, Tyler Wade directly responsible for nearly all Charleston runs Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1skaIQh CHARLESTON, SC August 3, 2014 – Rookie Davis tied a career high with six innings pitched in his second career quality start, sending the Charleston RiverDogs to an 8-1 victory over the Hagerstown Suns on Sunday in front of 5,175 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in South Atlantic League action. Mike Ford had four runs batted in between a home run and a sacrifice fly while Tyler Wade scored three runs and drove in another. The RiverDogs improved to 22-20 in the second half and 55-57 overall. The Suns fell back to 27-16 and 71-42, respectively. Both teams won two games while splitting a […]

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