Fall
Sea-ing success

Sea-ing success

For most of us, the college years are possibly the best of our lives. Weekends, spring breaks, summers and the new found freedom of becoming adults create endless possibilities for fun. But four years can speed by quickly, and the transition into the real world can be quite traumatic. Unless of course, your name is...
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...
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...
Women’s soccer clinch program’s first CAA Tournament berth

Women’s soccer clinch program’s first CAA Tournament berth

It has not been an easy transition from the Southern Conference to the Colonial Athletic Association, but after missing out on post season action in each of the past three seasons, the Charleston women’s soccer team (10-6-3 overall, 3-3-3 CAA) clinched a berth in the 2016 CAA Tournament with a 1-1 tie with William and...
Charleston volleyball's Sunday victory marks third straight

Charleston volleyball’s Sunday victory marks third straight

The Cougars hosted two conference games this weekend against Delaware and Towson. With victories over both conference opponents, Charleston now owns a three game winning streak and a share of first place in the CAA. In Charleston’s match against Delaware, the Cougars won with a clean sweep 3-0. Standouts from the match were both Maddie...
Shields, Cougars shut out No. 3 UNC

Shields, Cougars shut out No. 3 UNC

Led by senior keeper Kevin Shields, the College of Charleston men’s soccer team (3-6-3) earned a scoreless draw with the No. 3 team in the country, North Carolina Tar Heels (10-2-2) on Tuesday night at Patriots Point. Shields and North Carolina’s James Pyle earned shutouts, although Shields’s performance was superior given the circumstances. The Tar...
Hills goes for kills

Hills goes for kills

Maddie Hills is a leader of the Charleston Cougars volleyball team who has developed into a star. In her freshman campaign she played in just 23 games with a contribution of 18 kills. Last season alone, Hills started in 17 games and posted a career high in kills in just game- 17 against Tulsa. She would...
Sails of glory: A Rio retrospective

Sails of glory: A Rio retrospective

Amid a slew of fears with regard to safety, sewage and gas station bathrooms, the Summer Olympics managed to captivate millions of viewers as it dominated the sports world for two weeks in Rio de Janeiro. Sending 11 sailors from the varsity sailing program to the Summer Olympics over the past 50 years, the College...

From the heart of Spain to the shores of South Carolina

As the sun dips behind the scenic “Prado,” in the heart of Spain’s mystical capital, a sporting rivalry unfolds a few miles away under the floodlights of the Vicente Calderón, home of soccer club, Atlético de Madrid. Last year, Atlético Madrid finished runner-up in the most prestigious club competition around the world, losing to cross-town...
Cougars prove it’s called the CofC Classic for a reason

Cougars prove it’s called the CofC Classic for a reason

College of Charleston Women’s Volleyball spent the weekend smashing kills and taking names at the Hampton Inn Charleston/West Ashley CofC Classic. The tournament kicked off Friday night at TD Arena with local rival Charleston Southern facing Eastern Michigan. COFC V VCU The College started off their first match easily winning the first set against Virginia...
Women’s soccer records fifth straight shutout

Women’s soccer records fifth straight shutout

College of Charleston women’s soccer team (5-3-0) is commanding their will over opponents by recording two weekend victories at the hands of Stetson and The Citadel. Charleston net-minder Lauren Killian’s shutout streak climbs to 455 minutes thanks to her two-save effort against The Citadel. The Cougars have now won five straight shutout wins, outscoring opponents...
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