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Charleston RiverDogs Offer Telephone Tuesday Ticket Special

Charleston RiverDogs Offer Telephone Tuesday Ticket Special

Fans Can Purchase Buy One, Get One FREE Upper Reserve Season Tickets CHARLESTON, SC – With Black Friday and Cyber Monday now completed, the Charleston RiverDogs have announced their “Telephone Tuesday Ticket Special.” The Class A affiliate of the New York Yankees are giving everyone the opportunity to “Be Your Own Fan” with the gift of baseball and fun this holiday season. For one day only, fans can purchase a 2013 Upper Reserve Season Ticket and receive a second one FREE. The deal is available only over the telephone, and it is valid only on Tuesday, November 27, from 8:30am-5pm. To take advantage of this one-day only opportunity, call the RiverDogs at (843) 577-DOGS (3647), or visit www.RiverDogs.com.

Charlotte Bobcats vs Oklahoma City Thunder – 11/26/12

Charlotte Bobcats vs Oklahoma City Thunder – 11/26/12

By Matt Rochinski bobcats.com November 26, 2012 THE RESULT Jeffery Taylor scored in double figures for the fifth straight game but the Bobcats found out firsthand why the Thunder are the defending Western Conference Champions on November 26 in Oklahoma City, falling 114-69 and dropping to 7-6 overall in the standings. TURNING POINTS Charlotte played the Thunder close in the opening minutes and trailed just 9-8 before Oklahoma City closed the first quarter on a 19-4 run to take a 28-12 lead. The Bobcats shot 29 percent (5-for-17) to the Thunder’s 55 percent (11-for-20) in the first quarter, and the Cats missed all three treys they attempted. Turnovers also cost Charlotte in the first quarter as its seven turnovers led […]

This Week’s Gamecock Home Events: Men’s Hoops Next to Face Clemson

This Week’s Gamecock Home Events: Men’s Hoops Next to Face Clemson

Columbia, SC – Both Gamecock Basketball teams return home this week after going undefeated in their respective tournaments over the Thanksgiving holiday. Women’s Basketball won the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands while Men’s Basketball won the Hoops for Hope Classic that concluded in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, this weekend. This week at home Women’s Basketball hosts Drexel on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Colonial Life Arena. Men’s Basketball will host rival Clemson on Sunday at Noon. Come cheer on your Gamecocks! Senior LaShay Page is the Gamecocks’ leading scorer, averaging 15.5 points per game so far this season. Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Women’s Basketball vs. Drexel – 7 PM – Bring your appetite for $1 Hot Dog Night! Sunday, […]

College of Charleston Softball Continues Community Outreach

College of Charleston Softball Continues Community Outreach

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston softball team furthered its extensive community outreach record with more involvement over the month of November. Over the past couple weeks, the Cougars embarked on a cleaning mission at the Ronald McDonald House Charities and joined with Our Sandy Toy Mission to deliver toys over the Holidays to victims of Hurricane Sandy. “I am so proud of this team; they are so giving,” said head coach Shelly Hoerner. “They want to help out people in any way they can. They have taken on these community service projects on their own and ran with them. We have great leadership on this team and that has shaped us into what we are – passionate, giving […]

Cougars Host Fourth Annual CofC Dog Show

Cougars Host Fourth Annual CofC Dog Show

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston women’s tennis team will host the fourth annual CofC Dog Show benefiting Pet Helpers on Friday, Nov. 30 on Rivers Green located behind the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library on the College of Charleston campus. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. (ET) with a $5 donation per category, followed by the first event at 2 p.m. (ET). Students and the general public are welcome to enter their dogs or come out and support the cause by donating canned dog or cat food. The show will be emceed by ABC News 4’s Dave Williams and will feature a judging panel comprised of local celebrities including Akim Anastopoulo, South Carolina Stingrays President Rob Concannon and Karen Seigel. Prizes will be awarded in each competition including Best Dog in the World, Prettiest Mutt, Most […]

New Ford Fiesta Shatters Small-Car Mold: Best Projected Miles Per Gallon, Connectivity, Performance, Personality

New Ford Fiesta Shatters Small-Car Mold: Best Projected Miles Per Gallon, Connectivity, Performance, Personality

New Ford Fiesta bursts onto the scene with an impressive lineup of powertrain options anchored by the award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost® engine that delivers a thrill-packed ride with unrivaled 40 mpg-plus Fiesta is loaded with a dazzling array of features and technologies that proves small is smart Personalization features and hot new color combinations make the 2014 Ford Fiesta – on sale next year – a car that not only revels in the spotlight, but demands it Fiesta ST smokes the competition with the best performance in its class For more information, visit the 2014 Ford Fiesta Press Kit. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2012 – Ford’s new Fiesta, which breaks cover at the Los Angeles Auto Show, will redefine the small […]

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Seahawks Sign New Delhi Netter

Seahawks Sign New Delhi Netter

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW head men’s tennis coach Mait DuBois has announced the signing of New Delhi, India, standout Karan Salwan (pronounced Kuh-ran Sol-win) to a National Letter of Intent for the 2013-14 season. Salwan has been the No. 1 ranked player in India in the 12, 14 and 16-year-old age groups and rated as high as No. 230 in the World ITF Junior Rankings. Just one week following his 17th birthday, Salwan finished as runner-up in the Indian Nationals, defeating the defending champion in the semifinals. “Karan is an extremely motivated student-athlete who is passionate about reaching his potential as a player with aspirations to play at the professional level,” said DuBois. “Everyone speaks highly of his character […]

Goffi Inks Top-Rated Signees for 2013-14

Goffi Inks Top-Rated Signees for 2013-14

Men’s tennis adds blue chip and 5-star recruits for next season. COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina men’s tennis head coach Josh Goffi announced today that Andrew Schafer (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) and Sam Swank (Bedford, N.Y.) have signed National Letters of Intent to attend the University and play tennis for the Gamecocks, beginning in the 2013-14 season. Schafer is a blue chip recruit and Swank is five-star rated, per TennisRecruiting.net. “The guys that we signed this year are great guys, unbelievable guys, and they come from great families,” Goffi said. “They’re adding to the overall strength of our team.” Schafer is the top rated player in South Carolina and 13th in the nation behind a 48-18 record on the junior […]

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Opportunity to Meet & Greet Wade Boggs Goes Online

Opportunity to Meet & Greet Wade Boggs Goes Online

RiverDogs to Auction Chance to Meet Hall of Fame Third Baseman CHARLESTON, SC – The Charleston RiverDogs have announced they will hold an online auction for the unique opportunity to rub shoulders with Hall of Fame third baseman Wade Boggs during a private meet and greet opportunity. Boggs, who spent his 18-year baseball career primarily with the Boston Red Sox (1982-92), but also played for the New York Yankees (1993-97), with whom he won his only World Series, and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998-99), with whom he recorded his 3,000th career hit, will serve as the guest speaker for the 9th Annual Hot Stove Banquet that is staged by the Charleston RiverDogs. The event, which will be held on Friday, […]

Charlotte Bobcats Clone of Preview: Keys to Beat Thunder

Charlotte Bobcats Clone of Preview: Keys to Beat Thunder

By Matt Rochinski bobcats.com November 26, 2012 KEY MATCHUP vs THUNDER Michael Kidd-Gilchrist vs. Kevin Durant Rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has been living up to the expectations the Bobcats had for him when they selected him with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. MKG ranks in the top five for rookies in four major categories – second in rebounds (6.9), blocks (1.50) and steals (1.33), fourth in scoring (11.7 points) – and also ranks ninth in assists (1.7). He is the only rookie to rank in the Top 10 in all five of these categories. As the month rolls on, MKG is only getting better at adjusting to the pace of the NBA game. He’s scored in […]

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