Carolina Challenge Cup

First night of Carolina Challenge Cup sells out in record time

CHARLESTON, SC Feb. 4, 2015 – The Charleston Battery’s ticket office ran through the last of its publicly available seats for the first night of Carolina Challenge Cup last week, released a few remaining “group hold” tickets… and then promptly sold out of those, too. Opening night of the CCC has […]

Carolina Challenge Cup kicks off Saturday as Battery take on Seattle Sounders FC

Charleston, SC Feb. 20, 2014 – The 11th edition of the Carolina Challenge Cup kicks off on Saturday at Blackbaud Stadium, Daniel Island with a double header of Major League Soccer action.  At 5 PM D.C. United takes on the Houston Dynamo then at 7:15 PM the USL PRO Charleston […]

Charleston Battery sets preseason schedule

Charleston, SC Feb. 12, 2014 – The Charleston Battery kicks off its preseason schedule this Saturday with a 1 PM match versus the College of Charleston at Blackbaud Stadium; there is no charge for parking or admission.  Following the game against the Cougars the Battery takes on Coastal Carolina University […]

Charleston Battery to open USL PRO season versus Orlando City on March 22

2014 Battery Schedule CHARLESTON, SC – USL PRO announced its 2014 regular season format and schedule today, with the Charleston Battery opening its season versus the 2013 champs, Orlando City, at Blackbaud Stadium on Saturday, March 22 (gates 6 PM  – kick off 7:30 PM). Each of the 14 USL […]

Chicago Fire claim Carolina Challenge Cup

Charleston, SC Feb. 23, 2013 – The Chicago Fire claimed their first Carolina Challenge Cup championship with a 1-1 tie against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, February 23.   After a scoreless first half of play, Chicago finally got things going at the 57’ with a left footed blast that […]

Battery face off against the Houston Dynamo in final round of play

Watch Wednesday’s Carolina Challenge Cup match vs. Houston at 7:15 p.m. on Charleston SC Feb. 22, 2013 – It has been a fantastic week of soccer here at Blackbaud Stadium and this weekend should bring more of the same as we wrap up the final matches of the Carolina […]

Carolina Challenge Cup Day 2 Recap

Charleston, SC Feb. 20, 2013 –  Houston came into this game looking for their first win of the tournament and they found it with a couple of goals back-to-back late in the game. Vancouver started the scoring off in the 27’, capitalizing on a huge defensive mistake by the Houston […]

Battery to take on Chicago Fire in second round play of Carolina Challenge Cup

Charleston, SC Feb. 18, 2013 – The Battery scored two goals in an inspiring second half of soccer against the Vancouver Whitecaps and although the end result was a loss, they will surely be looking to use that momentum as they head into the second leg of the Carolina Challenge […]

Carolina Challenge Cup Day 1 Recap: Chicago Fire defeats Houston Dynamo 3-2

Houston Dynamo vs. Chicago Fire Charleston, SC Feb. 16, 2013 – On an unusually cold evening in Charleston, MLS team’s the Chicago Fire played the Houston Dynamo in an Eastern Conference preseason matchup at the 10th annual Carolina Challenge Cup. The opening game of the tournament was action packed as […]

10th Annual Carolina Challenge Cup gets underway Saturday at Blackbaud Stadium

Charleston, SC Feb. 14, 2013 – Shake off the cold; it’s time to get back to soccer with the kick off of the 2013 Carolina Challenge Cup on Saturday, February 16. Professional soccer’s premier pre-season tournament is back in Charleston for the tenth consecutive year as the Chicago Fire take […]