Stevenson Keys Game One Win, West Virginia Wins Game Two CHARLESTON, SC – Mike Jefferson pitched six innings of one-run ball for his seventh win as the West Virginia Power defeated the Charleston RiverDogs 7-1 in the second game of a South Atlantic League doubleheader on Thursday night at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park with 4,273 on hand. In game one, Casey Stevenson drove in four runs and the RiverDogs came within one out of a no-hitter in a 7-2 victory in front of 4,018. The split gives Charleston a record of 69-63 (30-35 in the second half) on the season. West Virginia now stands at 57-79 (35-31 in the second half). Jefferson (7-7) was outstanding in neutralizing the RiverDogs’ […]
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Runners excited about upcoming season although there are question marks going into first meet.
CofC hosts Stanford and Dayton over weekend slate
Top-seed Orlando hosts Wilmington, while Charleston visits Rochester TAMPA, Fla. – The USL PRO Playoffs continue this weekend with No. 1-seed Orlando City and No. 2-seed the Rochester Rhinos joining the fray after their bye into the semifinals. The defending champion Lions will host the No. 5-seed Wilmington Hammerheads, while the Rhinos will host the No. 3-seed Charleston Battery, with both games set for Friday night. Orlando will be playing only its second game since August 3 when it hosts the Hammerheads at the Florida Citrus Bowl at 7:30 p.m. ET, with the Lions’ last outing a 1-1 draw in their season finale against the Dayton Dutch Lions on August 17. The Lions were able to rest and recuperate […]
The College of Charleston continues the non-conference season at home with the Courtyard Charleston North Classic featuring UNF, Memphis and the Slovenian Junior National team.
Six Shutout Innings Provide 3-0 Win Before Rains Suspend Second Game CHARLESTON, SC – Bryan Mitchell hurled six shutout innings to pick up his eighth win as the Charleston RiverDogs shutout the West Virginia Power 3-0 in game one of a South Atlantic League doubleheader at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. The second game was suspended due to rain in the top of the fourth inning with the score tied at 0-0. The RiverDogs and the Power will play a doubleheader Thursday beginning with the resumption of the suspended game at 4:05 pm. The two teams will finish the first game in seven innings and the second game, which will also last seven frames, will begin no earlier than 6:05 […]
Republican Candidate Beats Incumbent with 52% of the “Vote” CHARLESTON, SC — Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney captured the RiverDogs’ Bobblection promotion with 52 percent of the local fans’ “vote.” The first 1,000 fans to the game had the opportunity to secure a bobblehead of either Barack Obama or Romney, and the former Massachusetts governor’s bobble was gobbled up by fans (500-456). It also clinched the “election” for Romney as the promotion, which was orchestrated by the RiverDogs’ ownership group, The Goldklang Group, encompassed the Group’s teams and several others that totaled 10 separate markets across the country. Fans were able to observe the on-going balloting through www.bobblection.com. “Time will tell if our fans’ prediction will hold true again,” said […]
Former College of Charleston women's tennis standout Caroline Newman was the NCAA Division I women's recipient of the 2012 Arthur Ashe Jr. National Leadership and Sportsmanship Award and recently honored at the Intercollegiate Tennis Associatio…
Joins Team For the Stretch Run to the Postseason CHARLESTON, SC – The New York Yankees have announced that IF Casey McGehee has been optioned to the Class-A Charleston RiverDogs. He is expected to be with the team for the remainder of the season. The RiverDogs are home today and Thursday against the West Virginia Power, South Atlantic Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. McGehee joins Yankees OF Brett Gardner and Braves P Tim Hudson as Major Leaguers who have played in Charleston this season. A native of Santa Cruz, CA, McGehee played collegiately at Fresno State University. He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 10th round of the 2003 MLB Amateur Draft. McGehee has appeared in 105 games […]
Riley Park Receives SCSTMA Award for the Third Time in Four Years CHARLESTON, SC – If Mike Williams receives another award, he’ll need more office wall space. The playing field at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park has once again been recognized as the “Best Playing Field” in the South Atlantic League and as a result, the popular head groundskeeper has engineered one more award. This time, the SAL Sports Turf Managers Association has named Riley Park as the league’s “Professional Baseball Field of The Year.” It marks the third time in four years that Riley Park and Williams, the former New York Mets and Tampa Bay Rays’ head groundskeeper, has acquired the award. “Yet again, this […]