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Offensive woes cost Cougars

Offensive woes cost Cougars

The College of Charleston women’s basketball team fell to North Florida on Wednesday (Nov. 30) 60-47. North Florida got off to a quick start leading the Cougars 16-4, but the Cougars fought back and closed the deficit to four. However, the Cougars only managed to seven points in the second quarter and trailed North Florida...
Bailey recognized for outstanding academics

Bailey recognized for outstanding academics

The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) named Evan Bailey of the College of Charleston men’s basketball team as one of the 278 nominees for the 2017 Allstate NABC Good Works Team. The award recognizes those who personify the true spirit of teamwork and giving back, at all levels of college basketball, whose charitable involvement...
Honduran heritage in Charleston

Honduran heritage in Charleston

The incessant sound of chopping cuts through the quiet morning air. The aromas of tangy, spicy and sweet all mix together to form an array of savory, desirable sensations. This wonderment is coming from the most unlikely source: a small, weathered trailer situated in the abyss of grass and dirt. Its operator; a 17 year...
Cougars volleyball suffer early exit

Cougars volleyball suffer early exit

The College of Charleston volleyball team had an impressive season, finishing 17-12 earning a second seed in the 2016 Colonial Athletic Association Championship. Unfortunately for the Cougars, however, they suffered an early round exit to sixth seeded Delaware in the semifinals. The match between the Cougars and the Delaware Hens was a battle from the...
Charleston advances in classic fashion

Charleston advances in classic fashion

A stifling defensive performance propelled the College of Charleston men’s basketball team to the winners’ bracket of the Charleston Classic with a 60-47 win over Boise State on Thursday night (Nov. 17). The Cougars got off to a slow start offensively, but a 25-9 run to close out the first half led to a 10-point lead...
Creating Clyde: The tale of Clyde the Cougar

Creating Clyde: The tale of Clyde the Cougar

Beloved by students and members of the Charleston community alike, nothing is more synonymous with College of Charleston athletics than Clyde the Cougar. The mascot we know as the supplier of school spirit, pumping up the crowd at sporting events and greeting nervous newcomers at orientation, has changed dramatically over the years. As stated in...
Cougars coast into Charleston Classic

Cougars coast into Charleston Classic

The College of Charleston men’s basketball team will make its third appearance in the Charleston Classic program history, beginning Thursday (Nov. 17, 7 p.m.) against Boise State. The College enters the tournament with a perfect 2-0 record on the year, after wins over in-state foes The Citadel and Coastal Carolina punctuated the first week of...
Charleston defeated despite Bolden's record setting game

Charleston defeated despite Bolden’s record setting game

The College of Charleston Cougars women’s basketball team fell to the Charlotte 49ers, 62-49, in a back-and-forth season opener on Sunday (Nov. 13) at TD Arena. While the College was not able to come out of their first game of the year with a victory, senior guard and two-time CAA defensive player of the year,...
Cougars claim Veterans Day victory over The Citadel

Cougars claim Veterans Day victory over The Citadel

In front of a full capacity crowd, the College of Charleston men’s basketball team kicked off the 2016-17 campaign with a win over crosstown rival The Citadel, 81-68. Last season, Charleston finished the season ranked eighth in the country in scoring defense. On Friday night, the defense kept them in it early. Offensively, the Cougars...
Women's basketball season preview

Women’s basketball season preview

After an 11-20 campaign during the 2015-16 regular season, the College of Charleston women’s basketball team will look to improve under the leadership of third-year head coach Candice Jackson. “We’ve grown a lot,” Jackson said in an interview with CAASports.com. “As a team, from a leadership standpoint, a lot of girls have really stepped up and...
Fuenfstueck for the win

Fuenfstueck for the win

A native of Langen, Germany, Laura Fuenfstueck has been a pivotal piece of the College of Charleston women’s golf roster since her freshman debut in fall 2013. Currently a senior at the College, Laura began her college career with a freshman scoring average of 73.38 on 18 holes, while also setting the single-season scoring average...
Men's basketball season preview

Men’s basketball season preview

In the third season under head coach Earl Grant, College of Charleston men’s basketball team is ready to contend for a conference title. Last season, Charleston drew national attention thanks to an early season upset over LSU. However, injuries limited the inexperienced Cougars, with season ending injuries claiming three key players; Joe Chealey, Grant Riller...