Daily Archives: July 2, 2012


188 CofC Student-Athletes Make SoCon Academic Honor Roll For 2011-12

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – College of Charleston had 188 student-athletes named to the Southern Conference (SoCon) Academic Honor Roll for the 2011-12 academic year, the conference office announced Monday. Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll 2011-2012 (PDF) College of Charleston increased the number of student-athletes on the Honor Roll yet again this […]


Will Oliver Shuts Down Greenville Drive in 5-1 Win

CHARLESTON, SC – Will Oliver fired six excellent innings for the Charleston RiverDogs and got the win a 5-1 triumph over the Greenville Drive in South Atlantic League action on Sunday evening with 2,251 in attendance at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. The win puts the RiverDogs record at 45-33 […]


Andrea Tito Joins Gamecock Equestrian Staff

COLUMBIA, S.C. July 2, 2012  The South Carolina equestrian program has added Andrea Tito to its staff, head coach Boo Major announced today. Tito has been hired at the Gamecocks’ new barn manager. As South Carolina’s barn manager, Tito will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations at One Wood Farm. […]


Layne Somsen Named CPL Pitcher of the Week

Fayetteville, NC – Layne Somsen (South Dakota State) was named the Pitcher of the Week in the Coastal Plain League for Week Five of the season today, after a brilliant performance against the Martinsville Mustangs on June 29th. Somsen went seven strong innings while allowing just four baserunners, and struck […]


Nick Goody to Join Charleston RiverDogs Bullpen

CHARLESTON, SC– Former LSU pitcher and recent sixth round draft pick of the New York Yankees, pitcher Nick Goody has joined the Charleston RiverDogs. He was promoted from the Staten Island Yankees, where he began his pro career after being drafted by the Yankees in June.Goody pitched in three games […]


Greenville Snaps Charleston RiverDogs’ Win Streak

CHARLESTON, SC – Jose Garcia had two hits, including a three-run homer, for the Greenville Drive as they defeated the Charleston RiverDogs 10-2 on Friday night at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in South Atlantic League action with 5,082 in the stands.The loss snapped Charleston’s five game winning streak and […]


Bill Carson Passes Away Monday Morning

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 2, 2012 – Bill Carson, who guided the East Carolina track and field program from ground level to one that developed Olympic competitors, passed away in his sleep early Monday morning at his home in Winterville at the age of 75. Under Carson’s 40-year direction, ECU athletes […]


Wilmington Sharks Reserved Seats Sold Out for July 3rd

Wilmington, NC – All reserved seating has been sold for the Wilmington Sharks game on Tuesday, July 3 against the Wilson Tobs. General admission tickets are still available at a cost of $6 for adults and $5 for children (ages 5-12), seniors and military. As part of the club’s Time Warner […]


Allison Lipsher Named Assistant Soccer Coach

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 2, 2012 – Former Duke Blue Devil standout and Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) player Allison Lipsher has been named assistant coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head coach Rob Donnenwirth Monday. “I am very excited to have Allison join our staff,” said Donnenwirth. “She […]


Clint Black Appears On History Detectives

NASHVILLE, TN – Country music icon Clint Black will be hitting the small screen this month with appearances on Lifetime’s Coming Home and PBS’ History Detectives.  The Lifetime reality series features heartwarming military homecomings, documenting service members’ return to their loved ones in unforgettable and inspiring surprise reunions.  In Black’s […]