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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),...
Cougars continue to conquer conference foes

Cougars continue to conquer conference foes

The College of Charleston returned to TD Arena for the first time in over a month to record the program’s ninth win in 10 games, defeating Towson, 62-57. “For us to come out and beat the team that was picked to finish No. 2 in the CAA was a big accomplishment for us,” said Charleston...
Serving to success

Serving to success

As the warm Mediterranean sunshine beams down upon the seaside town of Limassol, Cyprus, a budding young tennis star emerges into prominence. Her journey would begin here, but continue half-way around the world as she stumbled upon her adopted home, the sandy shores of Charleston, South Carolina. Before enrolling at the College of Charleston, Mara...
Sam speaks at the College

Sam speaks at the College

On Tuesday evening (Dec. 6), former NFL player Michael Sam spoke in front of a crowd of students and faculty members at the Stern Center Ballroom discussing his upbringing as the first openly-LGBT athlete in any major American sport. The former Dallas Cowboy and St. Louis Ram, also played in the Canadian Football League with...
Stephen Lesage: power-lifting astronaut

Stephen Lesage: power-lifting astronaut

“So is it safe to say you don’t have a fear of heights?” “Not really—kind of…I’m more scared of going underwater.” Stephen Lesage, a senior here at the College, has been spotlighted recently in multiple articles about his impressive accomplishments with powerlifting. In 2015, a friend of Lesage’s became curious in powerlifting, Lesage joined along...
Chealey takes charge

Chealey takes charge

The first day of practice in a new season should be a day of optimism but for the 2015-16 Charleston men’s basketball team, the news from the first day of men’s basketball practice was depressing, thanks to the season-ending injury to Joe Chealey. Chealey earned time in Charleston’s back court in his freshman campaign (2013-14),...
Navy runs aground at TD Arena

Navy runs aground at TD Arena

Propelled by redshirt freshman Grant Riller’s career high 26-point performance, the College of Charleston men’s basketball team defeated Navy (70-64) on Thursday night (Dec. 1) at TD Arena. In a hard-fought win for the Cougars, the lead changed 22 times and neither team led by double digits. With the game tied 54-54 with 4:48 remaining...
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