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Don’t ruck with Rugby

Don’t ruck with Rugby

College of Charleston’s Women’s Rugby team, affectionately referred to across the club rugby nation as ‘Sexiest Team in the South,’ …

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Yes, the Warriors will break the Bulls’ record

Yes, the Warriors will break the Bulls’ record

The Golden State Warriors’ current extraordinariness has not won them back-to-back championships (yet?), but it has already achieved the feat …

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Mile High Magic reappears as the Broncos capture Super Bowl 50

Mile High Magic reappears as the Broncos capture Super Bowl 50

This weekend, I traveled all the way from Charleston to visit a friend in Denver. Of course, neither the date …

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Racing to Rio: Sailors Suit Up for the Summer Games

Racing to Rio: Sailors Suit Up for the Summer Games

The College of Charleston sailing team has a storied history of success that spans the globe. In 2014-15, the College …

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Player Spotlight: Nicholas Jeausseran, from the French Riviera to the American Dream

Player Spotlight: Nicholas Jeausseran, from the French Riviera to the American Dream

On Tuesday evening, not long after Anthony Martial, Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco and Layzin Kurzawa – three of his ex-teammates – tasted …

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Pay for Play, should college athletes be paid?

Pay for Play, should college athletes be paid?

Recently, the debate on whether or not college athletes should be compensated has been an extremely hot topic. With the …

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Senior Spotlight: Tyler Wood, sprinting through the finish line

Senior Spotlight: Tyler Wood, sprinting through the finish line

During the fall season, CisternYard Sports will feature a weekly story on a different student athlete at the College of …

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Beyond the family tradition: Canyon Barry is creating his own legacy

Beyond the family tradition: Canyon Barry is creating his own legacy

Get this family dynamic: your father is one of the greatest basketball players in the history of the sport, your …

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‘Mahalo’ from the CofC Surf Club

‘Mahalo’ from the CofC Surf Club

Kowabunga! It’s time to get stoked, CofC students, because the Surf Club is looking for some gnarly people to hit …

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In competitive CAA, Coach Jackson has Lady Cougars steadily improving

In competitive CAA, Coach Jackson has Lady Cougars steadily improving

Much like her counterpart on the men’s team, College of Charleston women’s basketball head coach Candace M. Jackson was thrown …

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CofC students run cross-country to raise money for cancer

CofC students run cross-country to raise money for cancer

Most students spend their summers relaxing, working and trying to save money, catching up on sleep or catching up with …

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Charleston sailing’s Clerc Cooper readies for singlehanded national championship

Charleston sailing’s Clerc Cooper readies for singlehanded national championship

For an example of how the love of a sport can lead kids to future success, look no further than …

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Senior Spotlight: men’s soccer forward Troy Peterson hopes to spark late season run

Senior Spotlight: men’s soccer forward Troy Peterson hopes to spark late season run

Coaches love consistency and production, and men’s soccer senior forward Troy Peterson has been a mainstay in the Cougars’ starting …

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Senior Spotlight: Cara Howley kicks off stellar final season for Charleston volleyball

Senior Spotlight: Cara Howley kicks off stellar final season for Charleston volleyball

The College of Charleston volleyball team has a long and storied tradition. After experiencing much success over the past several …

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Senior Spotlight: Sarah Cardamone becomes leader of Charleston women’s soccer

Senior Spotlight: Sarah Cardamone becomes leader of Charleston women’s soccer

It is no doubt that coaches at the College of Charleston hope that the school’s scenic location helps sway an …

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Senior Spotlight: Trish Rein’s journey from walk-on to anchor for Charleston women’s cross country

Senior Spotlight: Trish Rein’s journey from walk-on to anchor for Charleston women’s cross country

Each week throughout the fall, CisternYard Sports will be featuring a senior athlete at the College of Charleston who has …

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Senior Spotlight: Adam Seften leads the pack for Charleston men’s cross country

Senior Spotlight: Adam Seften leads the pack for Charleston men’s cross country

Each week throughout the fall, CisternYard Sports will be featuring a senior athlete who has made an impact on his …

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EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Charleston Baseball’s Gunnar Heidt dreams of major league success

EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Charleston Baseball’s Gunnar Heidt dreams of major league success

During the final eight weeks of the spring semester, CisternYard Sports will be releasing a feature story each week on …

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EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Ali Blumenthal brings All-American talent to Charleston sailing

EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Ali Blumenthal brings All-American talent to Charleston sailing

During the final eight weeks of the spring semester, CisternYard Sports will be releasing a feature story each week on …

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25 Years of Charleston Crew

25 Years of Charleston Crew

With the city of Charleston still asleep, the College of Charleston crew team takes to its boats, launching them by …

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Starting from the bottom: Brett Gardner’s rise to stardom

Starting from the bottom: Brett Gardner’s rise to stardom

It was a tie ballgame in extra innings on a warm July night. Fifty-seven thousand fans were on their feet …

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EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Anthony Stitt takes the reigns of Charleston basketball

EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Anthony Stitt takes the reigns of Charleston basketball

During the final eight weeks of the spring semester, CisternYard Sports will be releasing a feature story each week on …

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EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Kelly Kambourelis becomes a model of success for Charleston women’s tennis

EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Kelly Kambourelis becomes a model of success for Charleston women’s tennis

During the final eight weeks of the spring semester, CisternYard Sports will be releasing a feature story each week on …

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EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Daan Brinkman brings international intensity to Charleston soccer

EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Daan Brinkman brings international intensity to Charleston soccer

During the final eight weeks of the spring semester, CisternYard Sports will be releasing a feature story each week on …

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EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Darcy Dorton completes stellar career with Charleston volleyball

EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Darcy Dorton completes stellar career with Charleston volleyball

During the final eight weeks of the spring semester, CisternYard Sports will be releasing a feature story each week on …

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EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Mackenzie Johnston sprints past the competition for Charleston Cross-Country

EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Mackenzie Johnston sprints past the competition for Charleston Cross-Country

During the final eight weeks of the spring semester, CisternYard Sports will be releasing a feature story each week on …

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EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Sarah Boyle shatters multiple swimming records during her career at Charleston

EIGHT FOR EIGHT: Sarah Boyle shatters multiple swimming records during her career at Charleston

During the final eight weeks of the spring semester, CisternYard Sports will be releasing a feature story each week on …

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

I started writing for CisternYard a little over three years ago. Some news stories here and there, but nothing too …

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Brotherly Love: Willis and Judson Hall’s bond of basketball

Brotherly Love: Willis and Judson Hall’s bond of basketball

Playing basketball with your brother at the same college has become quite common in recent years around the NCAA. From …

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A Long Journey’s End: Willis Hall’s Final Run with the Cougars

A Long Journey’s End: Willis Hall’s Final Run with the Cougars

Being reduced to spectator status due to an injury is never easy for an athlete. Watching restlessly as teammates go …

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Fields of Growth

Fields of Growth

For the majority of his life, senior Kyle Woodward has been passionate about lacrosse. For 13 years, he has played …

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Let’s Yoga to Jay-Z

Let’s Yoga to Jay-Z

Yoga and Music. They are the two passions in my life, two forms of self-expression and they are both versatile, …

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Alyssa Frye: Making Her Mark at the College and Beyond

Alyssa Frye: Making Her Mark at the College and Beyond

Finishing in the nation’s top 15 in three pointers made in a season is a great accomplishment. Setting the Southern …

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Inside the mad, mad world of ‘Mad Gravity’

Have you ever wondered how you might react if you found out you were being watched all the time? Some …

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Moving Off the Mat & Into Mindfulness

Whenever we hear the word “yoga,” we initially think downward facing dog, Whole Foods, and girls wearing Lululemon. I cannot …

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New Year, New You! (Or Not)

New Year, New You! (Or Not)

Ah, it’s that time again. The time when gyms are filled almost beyond capacity with individuals hoping to stop succumbing …

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From pitas to performances: South Street’s success story

From pitas to performances: South Street’s success story

Lightning struck two years ago when College of they feel sets them apart from other local bands. “Music Charleston junior …

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CofC Intercollegiate Figure Skating club brings the ice down South

CofC Intercollegiate Figure Skating club brings the ice down South

As the crisp sound of metal skates clash against the ice at the Carolina Ice Palace rink, members of the …

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Organized Chaos: The Double Life of Sailing Star Carly Shevitz

Organized Chaos: The Double Life of Sailing Star Carly Shevitz

It’s 9 a.m. and Carly Shevitz just finished her morning workout. Next, she dashes to and from classes and then …

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Monday’s with Marissa: Humidity

Monday’s with Marissa: Humidity

You walk outside and are graced with the lovely heat.  You feel like you’re breathing in water as you walk …

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