Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery squares off with the Wilmington Hammerheads twice this weekend. On Friday night the Battery will play the Hammerheads at Blackbaud Stadium with kick off set for 7:30 PM; then on Saturday both teams will head to Wilmington, NC for the second match and final game of the three-game season series. It’s the final Family Night of the season on Friday at Blackbaud Stadium presented by NBSC with family packs available that include 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 sodas all for only $30. Both games will be broadcast live on 1340 AM presented by Daniel Island Wine and Spirits. The Charleston Battery defeated the Wilmington Hammerheads 3-1 in the first […]
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Deadline to Cast Ballots Is Friday CHARLESTON, SC — Time is running out for fans who wish to vote for the Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2012. On-line voting continues through Friday, Aug. 3, and on Friday, Aug. 10, the top three individuals with the most votes will be inducted prior to the RiverDogs’ game against the Hagerstown Suns. The finalists for the Class of 2012 as determined by the Hall of Fame’s advisory committee, in alphabetical order, are Pete Ayoub, Tim Cook, Kiki Cuyler, Gettys Glaze, Tom Hatley, Joseph P. Riley, Jr., John Rhodes and Britt Reames. To view the biographies of each candidate and to vote, please refer to www.riverdogs.com.
Solid Start From Owens, Strong Finish By Striz Hold Off Charleston GREENVILLE, SC – Henry Owens held the Charleston RiverDogs to only one run in five innings and picked up his 11th win as the Greenville Drive pulled out a 3-2 decision on Wednesday afternoon in South Atlantic League action at Fluor Field. The RiverDogs’ ninth loss in 10 games puts them at 57-50 overall (18-22 in the second half). The Drive now stands at 53-56 (19-20 in the second half). Ben Gamel (2-4, RBI) got Charleston the early lead with an RBI single that scored Cito Culver, who singled to start the game and swiped second for his 20th steal of the year. In the second, clutch hitting from […]
College of Charleston senior sailor Juan Maegli is currently fifth in the overall standings after the completion of the third day of Men's Laser Class racing on Weymouth Harbour at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Once again, the College of Charleston Athletics department has set a new fundraising record, bringing in over $2 million in gifts during the 2012-13 fiscal year. This amount is led by the Cougar Club Annual Fund, which recorded a new high of $985,000 i…
CHARLESTON, S.C. – College of Charleston women’s basketball head coach Natasha Adair will join South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin, country music star Julie Roberts, former CofC and NBA player Anthony Johnson and more for a softball game to fight childhood obesity Saturday Aug. 4 at 7:05 PM at Charleston’s Joe Riley Park. The event, in its second year is organized by local nonprofit group Louie’s Kids, whose mission is fighting against childhood obesity, which afflicts over 25 million American children today. The Louie’s Kids staff includes dieticians, therapists, volunteers and has programs such as “Run Buddies” for children lacking exercise. “I’m excited to participate in this tremendous event,” Adair said. “For our community to come together […]
RiverDogs Offense Comes Alive in 10-5 Win GREENVILLE, SC – Ben Gamel and Robert Refsnyder each had three hits to lead the offensive attack for the Charleston RiverDogs in a 10-5 dismantling of the Greenville Drive on Tuesday night in South Atlantic League action at Fluor Field. The win snapped an eight game losing streak for the RiverDogs as they improved their record to 57-49 (18-21 in the second half). Greenville falls to 52-56 (18-20 in the second half) with the loss. The Drive quickly grabbed the early lead when an error in the first inning led to two runs. With Keury De La Cruz on first, Garin Cecchini singled to left and an error by left fielder Eduardo Sosa […]
LONDON, England – The College of Charleston continues to have a bright presence at the 2012 London Olympic Games as two of its own compete on the international stage among the world’s best. Senior sailor Juan Maegli (Guatemala City, Guatemala) is currently fourth overall in the Men’s Laser Class competition after a seventh-place finish in Race 3 and a 13th-place finish in Race 4 on Weymouth Harbour in Weymouth, England. He positioned himself well on the first day of racing with a first-place finish in Race 1 beating out the likes of world No. 1 and current leader Tom Slingsby of Australia. Maegli (’13) is gunning to become the first Guatemalan Olympian to medal and would join the […]
KERRVILLE, TEXAS – College of Charleston junior men’s golfer Alex Ellis punched his ticket to the 2012 U.S. Amateur Championship August 13-19 at Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver, Colo. Ellis, who shot rounds of 70-68 for a 6-under 138 at the Riverhill Country Club, will join fellow CofC golfer Zach Munroe in the prestigious event. “This is a great accomplishment for Alex and to have multiple CofC golfers in the U.S. Amateur Championship speaks to the level of our program,” CofC coach Mark McEntire said. “I’m looking forward to traveling out west and seeing what these guys can do.” The College of Charleston men’s golf team begins its 2012-13 season by hosting The Invitational at the […]
Greenville Hands Charleston Eighth Straight Loss GREENVILLE, SC – Keury De La Cruz cracked a walk-off home run to lead-off the bottom of the 11th inning for the Greenville Drive and secure a dramatic 4-3 win over the Charleston RiverDogs on Monday night in South Atlantic League action at Flour Field. The RiverDogs now have a record of 56-49 (17-21 in the second half) after suffering their eighth straight loss, while the Drive won their second in a row to move to 52-55 (18-19 in the second half). De La Cruz’s (2-5, HR, RBI, run) blast was his 16th of the year and made a loser out of reliever Joel De La Cruz (3-3), who had just entered […]