Local PGA Tour pro reacts to LIV merger
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – PGA Tour professional’s, just like the rest of the golfing world were stunned by the news earlier today that the Tour was merging with LIV Golf. Academic Magnet alum Andrew Novak sat in on a player’s meeting with Tour officials this afternoon. News 2 Sports spoke with Novak this evening […]
Getting in the Game: Pickleball
Since the pandemic, a new sport has taken off in popularity—one that seems to interest all generations: pickleball. Lee Chinnis, support pastor at Charleston Baptist Church in Charleston, South Carolina, took up the game a year ago and has since used it as an opportunity to create stronger community within his church and community.
Mount Pleasant Recreation Youth & Junior Triathlon
The inaugural Mount Pleasant Recreation Department Youth & Junior Triathlon presented by Palmetto Tribe is an excellent opportunity for youth and junior athletes of all abilities to experience multisport on a safe, well-monitored course. There will be three age group categories with awards given to the top three male and female athletes in each category.
Battery Host Detroit on Wednesday at Patriots Point
The Charleston Battery are set to host Detroit City FC in a midweek clash on Wednesday, June 7th, in their next USL Championship contest. Kickoff at Patriots Point is 7:30 pm. Charleston and Detroit meet for the first time this season after squaring off twice in Detroit’s inaugural Championship campaign last year. The Michigan club got the better of both matches and the Black and Yellow will look to avenge those results on Wednesday.
RiverDogs Leave Tying Run at Second in Series-Opening Loss to FredNats
Fredericksburg, VA- Trailing by one, the Charleston RiverDogs received a one-out double from Cooper Kinney in the top of the ninth, but failed to cash in, dropping a 5-4 decision to the Fredericksburg Nationals at Virginia Credit Union Stadium on Tuesday night. All four of the runs scored by the RiverDogs were unearned as the Nationals committed four errors in the contest.
10-man Battery fall 0-4 to Indy at home
The Charleston Battery were defeated 0-4 by Indy Eleven on Friday at Patriots Point. An early red card to Leland Archer forced Charleston to carry on with just 10 for nearly the entire game, a disadvantage that proved too much to overcome as the game wore on. The Battery will have a chance to bounce back quickly in their next match, on Wednesday at home against Detroit City FC.
Sports Broadcasts (6-5 to 6-11)
Monday, 6-5: *Victory 103.9 at 11:00am: NCAA Softball (Oklahoma vs. Stanford) *92.1 The Axe at 4:30pm: Charleston softball vs. Mt. Zion in the Super-Sectional (Elite 8) *Victory 103.9 at 6:30pm: NHL Stanley Cup Final–Game 2 (Florida at Vegas) Wednesday, 6-7: *Victory 103.9 at 6:45pm: NCAA Softball Finals (best-of-3). Oklahoma...
Safer swimmers: Charleston swim school teaches survival-first skills
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The warmer summer months are approaching and many children across the Lowcountry will spend their days cooling off with a dip in the pool or at the beach. One swim school in the Charleston area is offering survival-first skills to ensure your child stays safe while enjoying the water. Public health […]
Offensive Explosion Allows RiverDogs to Outslug Augusta 13-10
The Charleston RiverDogs collected season-highs for runs scored in a game, runs scored in an inning and stolen bases on the way to a 13-10 win over the Augusta GreenJackets on Sunday evening at Joseph. P. Riley, Jr. Park. The RiverDogs scored six runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to blow open a tie game and earn a split of the six-game series. A crowd of 6,417, the largest of the season, took in the victory.
Kinney Named Carolina League Player of the Week
Charleston RiverDogs infielder Cooper Kinney has been named Carolina League Player of the Week for the week of May 30-June 4, Minor League Baseball announced on Monday afternoon. Kinney came on strong at the plate as the RiverDogs closed a series against Augusta with three consecutive wins. He becomes the third RiverDogs player to receive a weekly award, joining catcher Dominic Keegan and fellow infielder Ryan Spikes.
Father-son pair teams up for local Swim Across America event
Mount Pleasant entrepreneur Brad Johnson had a headache in May 2003 that wouldn’t go away. By October of that year, he completed treatment for stage four head and neck cancer at just 27 years old. Next week, Johnson will celebrate surviving cancer for 20 years in a unique way...
2023 U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifying underway across the U.S.
Qualifying for the 2023 U.S. Junior Amateur got underway today at sites across the United States. This year's tournament will be contested at Daniel Island Club in Charleston, South Carolina. In 2023, Wenyi Ding, 17, became the first male golfer from the People's Republic of China to claim a USGA championship when he defeated Caleb Surratt, 3 and 2, in the 36-hole championship match at Bandon Dunes n Bandon, Ore. Ding built as much as an 8-up lead in the second 18 before holding off a late charge by Surratt, an incoming freshman at the University of Tennessee from Indian Trail, N.C.
The Pickleball craze in the Lowcountry and how one man is trying to spread the game
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Pickleball is quickly becoming one of the fastest-growing sports in the Southeast. That’s why one Lowcountry man started an organization to help the Lowcountry keep up and spread the game to those who may have never got the opportunity to pick up a racket.
Curet Dominates as RiverDogs Blank GreenJackets 8-0
Yoniel Curet allowed just one hit over a season-high 5.2 scoreless innings to lead the Charleston RiverDogs to an 8-0 victory of the Augusta GreenJackets on Saturday at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. The shutout win was the team’s third and the eight-run margin of victory was the largest of the season for the RiverDogs. The game was played in front of 5,151 fans.
Women’s Tennis Coach Angelo Anastopoulo Adds Cubitt and Neyestani to the 2024 Roster
CHARLESTON, S.C.—The College of Charleston women’s tennis team head coach Angelo Anastopoulo, has announced the addition of Maggie Cubitt and Anna Neyestani to the 2024 roster on Friday afternoon. Cubitt comes to Charleston from Louisiana State where she was ITA Southern Regional Doubles Runner-Up. In her four seasons at Louisiana State, she posted a 24-17 singles record and a 41-30…
Charleston Finishes Semifinals Action at Open Nationals
KINGS POINT, N.Y. - College of Charleston sailing wrapped their two-day semifinals round at the Open Team Race National Championships, placing 10th in the Western division with 213 total points. The Cougars were be led by a rotation of Noah Zittrer, Brandon Geller, Benjamin Dufour, Noelle Owen, Lucy Klempen, Anna...
CofC Head Baseball Coach Chad Holbrook signs five-year extension
CofC Head Baseball Coach Chad Holbrook signs five-year …. Coastal communities urge preparedness ahead as hurricane …. Thursday marks the official start to the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season and forecasters are predicting a near-normal season. 2YH: Benefits of quitting smoking. CPD reflects on downtown riots three years later. Residents frustrated...
Gameday Previews – Friday, June 2
Battery look to extend lead in East as Indy visits before Switchbacks return home to host Roots SC. Current USL Championship Eastern Conference leaders the Charleston Battery will look to add to a two-game winning streak as they feature in a Friday night doubleheader against Indy Eleven before Western Conference playoff contenders Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC and Oakland Roots SC meet in the nightcap to kick off the new month’s action.
Early season CFB kickoff times announced
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – With less than 100 days to go, the 2023 college football season is quickly approaching. On Wednesday afternoon, kickoff times and networks were released for the first three weeks of the regular season. Clemson : Week 1 (Monday, September 4th) – at Duke (8 p.m. ESPN) Week 2 – vs […]
Augusta Stuns RiverDogs On Ninth Inning Balk
Charleston, SC- Charleston RiverDogs reliever Junior William committed a balk with a runner on third base in the ninth inning of a tie game at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park on Thursday night, allowing the Augusta GreenJackets to stun the home side 4-3. The contest featured five balks, three of them directly bringing a runner home from third. The RiverDogs have dropped four straight games and eight of the last nine.
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