Author Archive for: ‘Chopper Johnson’

Cougs sweep CSU to start 4-0

The College of Charleston volleyball team watched Tuesday night as the team’s final Southern Conference championship banner was lowered from …

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SoCon Men: Cougars slump to SoCon finals loss

SoCon Men: Cougars slump to SoCon finals loss

The College of Charleston has been a second-half team all season, but with a trip to the NCAA Tournament on …

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View from the Sidelines: Snapping closed

View from the Sidelines: Snapping closed

When the CisternYard Media crew was checking into our hotel in Asheville on Friday afternoon, 24 hours before the Cougar …

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SoCon Women: Hustle not enough as App ousts Cougars

SoCon Women: Hustle not enough as App ousts Cougars

Sometimes, hustle isn’t enough. The College of Charleston’s women’s basketball team hustled Appalachian State into 25 turnovers, but the Mountaineers …

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SoCon Women: Five questions for the Cougars

With a quarterfinal Southern Conference Tournament matchup with Appalachian State looming on Saturday, it’s difficult to understand where the College …

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Cougar women lock up SoCon bye, winning regular season

Cougar women lock up SoCon bye, winning regular season

The College of Charleston’s women’s basketball team held off rally after rally in a tough-fought second half to defeat Furman, …

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Bench blasts Wofford as Cougar women stalk SoCon bye

Bench blasts Wofford as Cougar women stalk SoCon bye

The College of Charleston’s women’s basketball team spent most of the month of January losing, punctuated by a heartbreaking final …

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Cougar women edge Wildcats for massive win

Natasha Adair has always had a plan. When she was introduced last spring as the new head coach of the …

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View from the Sidelines: It’s time to be heard

View from the Sidelines: It’s time to be heard

One of the curses of having lived in Charleston since Kresse is remembering how basketball used to sound. In the …

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Tolbert sparks Cougars to win over UNCG

Any athlete will tell you that when opportunity presents itself, you’ve got to seize it. Even if that opportunity presents …

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Women maintain perfect SoCon start

Last season, the holidays were anything but joyous for the College of Charleston’s women’s basketball team. The semester break saw …

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The New Faces of Cougar Basketball

The New Faces of Cougar Basketball

In the past year, the College of Charleston has said goodbye to two legendary basketball coaches. Nancy Wilson, whose 542-win …

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It’s official: Board votes to move to the Colonial

It’s official: Board votes to move to the Colonial

On the eve of the Southern Conference basketball season, the College of Charleston announced on Friday that it will be …

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Frenetic 90 seconds dooms Cougars

College of Charleston senior Latisha Harris had a dominating game against Winthrop on Wednesday night, scoring and blocking shots at …

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View from the Sidelines: A Fan’s Hall of Fame Ballot

View from the Sidelines: A Fan’s Hall of Fame Ballot

Yes, it’s the middle of basketball season. Yes, the closest major league baseball park is more than 300 miles away. …

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View from the Sidelines: The Big ‘What If?’

View from the Sidelines: The Big ‘What If?’

It started with a third-hand comment in the press room, about 20 minutes before game time. Then came an emailed …

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Adair, Cougars earn first victory

Adair, Cougars earn first victory

Seven minutes into her first game as a head basketball coach, Natasha Adair just had one thought: “Please let it …

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Goudelock heading to Sioux Falls

Andrew Goudelock was in the house for the College of Charleston’s exhibition win over USC Aiken on Saturday night, but …

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NATIONAL CHAMPION: Maegli delivers another title

NATIONAL CHAMPION: Maegli delivers another title

College of Charleston senior and 2012 Olympian Juan Maegli blistered the top singlehanded field in collegiate sailing over the weekend …

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Photo Essay: Maroon Madness

Photo Essay: Maroon Madness

The College of Charleston basketball teams kicked off their 2012-13 seasons with dancing, dunks and a little showboating at Maroon …

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Board of Trustees approves Colonial negotiations

Board of Trustees approves Colonial negotiations

The Cougars are leaving the SoCon and going to the Colonial! Maybe. Kinda, sorta. At least, it looks that way. …

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View from the Sidelines: Should I stay or should I go now?

View from the Sidelines: Should I stay or should I go now?

If I go there will be trouble  An if I stay it will be double Friday morning, about 9:45, the …

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CofC’s Olympic Duo

CofC’s Olympic Duo

While most College of Charleston student-athletes were busy this summer lifting weights, taking classes or sneaking off to Folly, Juan …

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View from the Sidelines: It’s Time to Get Out

View from the Sidelines: It’s Time to Get Out

Raise your hand if you came to the College of Charleston because it is located in the middle of one …

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New women’s coach moves pre-dawn workout to Folly

New women’s coach moves pre-dawn workout to Folly

While it is nothing new for basketball teams to have early-morning workouts in the preseason, the College of Charleston’s new …

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Tough road trips mark big weekend for CofC sports

The College of Charleston volleyball team returns to TD Arena on Friday after a tough trip to the Midwest, but …

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Cougars look to build on dominant weekend

Last weekend, the College of Charleston athletic teams won just about everything they touched. This weekend, they will try to …

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Stanford, Slovenia highlight this week in Cougar sports

Five College of Charleston sports teams are in action this weekend, highlighted by the men’s soccer team’s home game against …

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View from the Sidelines: Who is Lance Armstrong?

View from the Sidelines: Who is Lance Armstrong?

  Who is Lance Armstrong? He is the preeminent American sporting icon of the last 20 years, a role model …

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Baseball team to hold open tryouts Monday

Ready to see your own College of Charleston jersey hanging in the locker room at Patriots Point? Ready to take …

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New coach Wojick promises to take Cougars “national”

When word filtered out through Twitter that the College of Charleston had selected former Tulsa head coach Doug Wojick to …

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CofC names Wake assistant Adair as new women’s coach

The Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal reported on Saturday thatWakeForestassistant head coach Natasha Adair has been hired as the new women’s head …

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Time to hit the sand

Time to hit the sand

When it’s 80 degrees in March, College of Charleston students know it’s time to hit the beach. Unless you’re a …

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Cougars handed first-ever first-round SoCon loss

Cougars handed first-ever first-round SoCon loss

With 4:45 to go in Friday morning’s opening game of the Southern Conference Tournament inAsheville, the Appalachian State Mountaineers brokeCharleston’s …

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“Most Outstanding” O’Brien paces sixth-place finish at SoCon Indoor

Two more Southern Conference titles for Dena O’Brien and a high jump title for Emily Smith led the College of …

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O’Brien leads track team to strong spring start

Sophomore Dena O’Brien trimmed six seconds off her own school record on her way to a victory in the 5,000-meter …

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Editorial: Byington’s team

In the long line of maroon that demarcates the boundaries of John Kresse Court, there is one spot, maybe 18 …

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Byington takes reins as Cremins out indefinitely

Byington takes reins as Cremins out indefinitely

A whirlwind day of speculation and Twitter traffic ended with top assistant Mark Byington taking over the reins of the …

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Campus awaits Cremins announcement

Amid a swirl of rumors surrounding the health and coaching future of College of Charleston men’s head basketball coach Bobby …

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Q&A for struggling Cougars: Just how good are they?

As Charleston prepares for a potentially season-shaping game at Davidson tonight, we have been addressing one question a day on …

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