sports
Cougars earn bid to NIT

Cougars earn bid to NIT

The College of Charleston men’s basketball team will play postseason basketball this year, garnering an invitation to the National Invitational Tournament (NIT) for the first time since the 2010-11 season. After dropping the CAA Title game to University of North Carolina Wilmington 78-69, the Cougars postseason fate was left hanging in the balance until the...
Cougars come from behind advance to CAA Championship

Cougars come from behind advance to CAA Championship

The College of Charleston men’s basketball team defeated Towson University in come from behind fashion in the semi-finals of the North Charleston based CAA Tournament, winning 67-59 to clinch a spot in the finals against University of North Carolina, Wilmington. The Cougars struggled to get much going on the offensive end in the first half,...
Cougars advance to semi-finals in CAA Tournament

Cougars advance to semi-finals in CAA Tournament

The College of Charleston men’s basketball team will live to play another day in the CAA Tournament, after defeating the No. 7 seed James Madison University Dukes 67-62 in the quarterfinals of the North Charleston based tournament. A match up of the two top defensive teams in the CAA, this game lived up to the...
North Charleston hosts 2017 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament

North Charleston hosts 2017 CAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

As the nine other members of the Colonial Athletic Association converge on the North Charleston Coliseum for this weekend’s conference tournament, the hosting College of Charleston men’s basketball team look to extend their season-ending four game win streak. “It’s very important to go in with momentum,” said junior guard Cameron Johnson. “During the tournament, anyone...
Cougars beat Bearcats in baseball home opener

Cougars beat Bearcats in baseball home opener

The College of Charleston baseball team hosted the Cincinnati Bearcats over the weekend (Feb. 24-26), winning two of three in the first home series of the season. After losing a tough mid-week road game to defending the national champions, Coastal Carolina, the Cougars (4-3) were able to bounce back against Cincinnati. This meeting was the first in...
Meriting the madness

Meriting the madness

High expectations in the Lowcountry It may not be sexy, but the College of Charleston men’s basketball team is playing the best basketball in the era of head coach Earl Grant. With the Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Championship set to take place in the North Charleston Coliseum on March 3-6, the Cougars will have...
Charleston baseball wins opening series in Athens

Charleston baseball wins opening series in Athens

The College of Charleston baseball team began its 2017 campaign with its first series win over an SEC team in school history, defeating the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. The Cougars (2-1) won the first two games before dropping the series finale, outscoring the Bulldogs 32-18 over the entirety of the series. In the season opener,...
Women's basketball wins overturned by CAA

Women’s basketball wins overturned by CAA

In a rare occurrence in college basketball, the College of Charleston women’s basketball team recently had two victories overturned by the Colonial Athletic Association due to the use of men’s basketballs in victories against University of North Carolina Wilmington and William and Mary at TD Arena in January. The overturned wins against UNCW and William...
Taking a run at education

Taking a run at education

Many of us ran track or cross country in high school, seeing it as an easy way to stay in shape  – and spend time with friends. Little did we know, that these seemingly easy activities would become more equitable to ancient Chinese prisoner torture. Running as fast as one can for miles on end...
From island paradise to the city by the sea

From island paradise to the city by the sea

One of the first questions that we often ask one another at the College of Charleston is “Where are you from?” The common responses range from somewhere in South Carolina or nearby, to those escaping the brutal winters of the northeast. There are a few outliers, like those from the Midwest, West Coast or other...
Walk-on wonder

Walk-on wonder

“Student managers are a huge part of college basketball and don’t get nearly the recognition they deserve,” said Charleston men’s basketball senior walk-on Erik Goldbach. Goldbach spent his first three seasons on campus as a student manager, working on the court and behind the scenes to keep players and coaches happy. “People really don’t realize...
Brantley sets the tone

Brantley sets the tone

“I always wanted to come here but toward when I started getting older, I felt like it wasn’t going to happen. But later on when I got the opportunity I had to jump on it because it was the easiest pick.” For Jarrell Brantley, a sophomore forward for the Charleston men’s basketball team (15-4, 6-0),...
Ad
Ad