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College of Charleston Men’s Soccer Denied Upset Bid of No. 18 USCB

College of Charleston Men’s Soccer Denied Upset Bid of No. 18 USCB

Box Score | Photos DANIEL ISLAND, SC August 30, 2014  – The College of Charleston men’s soccer team saw its late comeback effort thwarted as the Cougars sought to upend No. 18 UC Santa Barbara in front of a raucous crowd of 1,237 fans  at Blackbaud Stadium as part of the Aaron Olitsky Memorial Classic on Friday evening. At the onset, the Cougars (0-1-0) surged forward and created the first scoring chances in the opening minutes, but as the first half took its shape the Gauchos proved the more offensive team. UCSB registered a pair of goals within 12 minutes of each other in the first half, both of which were initiated by the first-class boot of Preseason All-American and […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ Wolff earns ninth win of the season (8-2) vs. Winston-Salem Dash

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ Wolff earns ninth win of the season (8-2) vs. Winston-Salem Dash

MYRTLE BEACH’S FIVE-RUN FIRST LEADS WAY TO VICTORY   MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 29, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Winston-Salem Dash 8-2 on Friday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans decreased their magic number to two in order to clinch the second half Southern Division title. Myrtle Beach scored three runs before Dash starter Nick Blount recorded an out in Friday’s five-run first inning. The Pelicans led the rest of the way, and the lead never shrunk to fewer than four runs. The Pelicans (36-31, 80-55) opened up the contest in the first inning with five runs. Chris Grayson extended his hitting streak to six games, leading […]

Charleston RiverDogs at Augusta GreenJackets (Game 2 of this 4-game series)

Charleston RiverDogs at Augusta GreenJackets (Game 2 of this 4-game series)

Last RiverDogs Game: August 29th DAVIS STRIKES DOWN GREENJACKETS, 6-1 Rookie Davis bookends his 2014 campaign with road wins at Augusta AUGUSTA, GA August 29, 2014 – Rookie Davis posted a career-high nine strikeouts in a quality start,leading the Charleston RiverDogs to a 6-1 victory against the Augusta GreenJacketson Friday evening at Lake Olmstead Stadium inSouth Atlantic Leagueaction. MichaelO’Neill led the RiverDogs offense with three hits while also scoring a run and driving inanother.The RiverDogs jumped up to 36-31 in the second half and 69-68 overall. TheGreenJackets fell to 27-40 and 61-74, respectively. Charleston evened the seasonseries at eight wins apiece and garnered a 1-0 edge in this four-game series.Davis wrapped up his third career quality start with a phenomenal […]

Rookie Davis Strikes Down Augusta GreenJackets, 6-1

Rookie Davis Strikes Down Augusta GreenJackets, 6-1

Rookie Davis bookends his 2014 campaign with road wins at Augusta Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1u6P6G4 AUGUSTA, GA August 29, 2014 – Rookie Davis posted a career-high nine strikeouts in a quality start, leading the Charleston RiverDogs to a 6-1 victory against the Augusta GreenJackets on Friday evening at Lake Olmstead Stadium in South Atlantic League action. Michael O’Neill led the RiverDogs offense with three hits while also scoring a run and driving in another. The RiverDogs jumped up to 36-31 in the second half and 69-68 overall. The GreenJackets fell to 27-40 and 61-74, respectively. Charleston evened the season series at eight wins apiece and garnered a 1-0 edge in this four-game series. In the first inning, the GreenJackets grabbed a […]

2014-15 Waterfowl Seasons, Bag Limits, Other Limits Set in North Carolina

2014-15 Waterfowl Seasons, Bag Limits, Other Limits Set in North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC August 29, 2014 – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has set season dates, bag limits and applicable regulations for the 2014-15 waterfowl and extended falconry seasons. Beginning Sept. 1, hunters can apply for permit waterfowl hunts online, by visiting a wildlife service agent or by calling 888-248-6834, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Application deadline for the majority of waterfowl permit hunts is Oct. 1. Information on all late-season waterfowl permit hunting opportunities, including locations, dates and quotas, will be available on the agency’s website Sept. 1. The following are the 2014-15 bag limits, shooting hours and season dates for waterfowl seasons occurring after Sept. 30. Possession limits are three times the daily bag unless otherwise […]

Charleston RiverDogs vs Augusta GreenJackets at Lake Olmstead Stadium in Augusta, GA

Charleston RiverDogs vs Augusta GreenJackets at Lake Olmstead Stadium in Augusta, GA

Augusta GreenJackets (27-39, 61-73) vs Charleston RiverDogs (35-31, 68-68) Lake Olmstead Stadium – Augusta, GA 7:00 PM – Friday, August 29th, 2014 LHP Christian Jones (5-8, 3.49 ERA) Today’s Starters RHP Rookie Davis (6-8, 5.10 ERA) Last RiverDogs Game: August 28th NIEBLA LIFTS RIVERDOGS TO SHUTOUT IN HOME FINALE Charleston’s 10-run victory attended by a sellout crowd CHARLESTON, SC August 28, 2014 – The Charleston RiverDogs treated a sellout crowd of 5,579 fans with a 10-0 shutout over the Greenville Drive in Charleston’s home finale on Thursday night in South Atlantic League action. Luis Niebla fired a personal-best seven scoreless innings while striking out seven to tie a career high. The RiverDogs improved to 35-31 in the second half and […]

Luis Niebla Lifts Charleston RiverDogs to Shutout in Home Finale

Luis Niebla Lifts Charleston RiverDogs to Shutout in Home Finale

Charleston’s 10-run victory attended by a sellout crowd to close its home schedule Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1paZ8RT CHARLESTON, SC August 28, 2014 – The Charleston RiverDogs treated a sellout crowd of 5,579 fans with a 10-0 shutout victory over the Greenville Drive in Charleston’s home finale on Thursday night in South Atlantic League action. Luis Niebla fired a personal-best seven scoreless innings while striking out seven to tie a career high. The RiverDogs improved to 35-31 in the second half and 68-68 overall. The Drive slid to 23-43 this half and 57-78 this season. Charleston won this three-game series by a 2-1 margin. Charleston’s crowd of 5,579 fans was the largest attendance for a regular season home finale in at least […]

NASL Match Preview: Carolina RailHawks Host Atlanta Silverbacks

NASL Match Preview: Carolina RailHawks Host Atlanta Silverbacks

RailHawks Host Silverbacks in NASL Match of the Week on ESPN3   CARY, NC August 29, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks (3W-0T-5L, 9pts) return to NASL action on Saturday August 30th to take on southern rival, Atlanta Silverbacks (2W-2T-3L, 8pts) at WakeMed Soccer Park. Saturday’s match-up is schedule to kick-off at 7:30pm and will be featured as the NASL Match of the Week on ESPN3. The RailHawks currently sit in fourth place in the NASL Combined Standings after winning three of their last five games. The top four teams qualify to the Championship (the league’s four-team post-season tournament). The RailHawks most recent victory was this past weekend in Florida when they defeated the Tampa Bay Rowdies 1-0. Since the inception […]

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Wilmington Hammerheads Welcome Republic FC on Saturday

Wilmington Hammerheads Welcome Republic FC on Saturday

Playoffs in sight, Wilmington edges up in rankings WILMINGTON, NC August 28, 2014 – Wilmington Hammerheads FC is scheduled to host Sacramento Republic FC on Saturday, August 30 at 7:30 p.m. ET at Legion Stadium. Looking to clinch one of the final four playoff positions, the Hammerheads recently moved into seventh place after claiming a 3-1 victory over league-leader Orlando City Soccer Club on Thursday night. TICKETS: Wilmington Hammerheads FC (USL PRO) This will be the second time Wilmington and Sacramento meet on the pitch in just over a week after Republic FC hosted the Hammerheads and took a 2-0 victory on the West Coast in front of sold-out crowd at Bonney Field. Thomas Stewart opened the scoring in the […]

Wilmington Hammerheads FC Claims Victory Over Orlando City

Wilmington Hammerheads FC Claims Victory Over Orlando City

WILMINGTON, NC August 28, 2014 – Wilmington Hammerheads FC clinched a 3-1 victory over league-leader Orlando City Soccer Club on Thursday night at Legion Stadium. The recent victory pushes Wilmington into seventh place in the league rankings as they continue to compete for one of the remaining playoff positions. The Hammerheads entered Thursday’s contest following a string of matches on the West Coast that brought home their first victory since mid-July. Wilmington put the pressure on Orlando within minutes after Philadelphia Union loanee Corben Bone put the ball in the net past goalkeeper Miguel Gallardo in the 3rd minute. Orlando responded with several opportunities as they tried to balance the attempts taken on goal by Wilmington, but none found the […]