Week 24 USL Wrap

Editor's Note: Contributors to this piece are Kyle Kepner, Johnathan Ace and Seamus Leonard.    Week 24 shed a little more light on the USL playoff race, as the Rochester Rhinos clinched a first-round bye in the playoffs, and OKC Energy FC may have booked a place (see below). On Wednesday, the Charlotte Independence

Week 23 USL Wrap

Editor's Note: Contributors to this piece include Kyle Kepner, William Brown, Matt Bird, Kyle Heizler, Johnathan Ace, JB, @vanillacokeee_, and Brendan Doherty.   It was a wild one, folks! Let's go!   On Wednesday in Tukwila, WA, Seattle Sounders 2 defeated Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC 3-2, in an entertaining match featuring two of the top

Battery Slump Comes at Terrible Time

You can spell it any which way you like. The Charleston Battery are in a slump. This isn't to say that there aren't multiple factors involved, but what are those factors? The Battery started off great this season, leaving behind a season to forget in 2014 that was only salvaged in

10-Man Montreal Escape Charleston With a Point

FC Montreal and the Charleston Battery shared the points after a goalless draw on Saturday evening. The match got heated in the first half, with Charles Joly being shown a red card, but was a bit subdued in the second half. In the first minute, it was Montreal who started brightest, going down the

Battery sign naming rights deal with local hospital

The Charleston Battery have signed a naming rights deal with MUSC Health through to the end of the decade for naming rights to their stadium. The venue formerly known as Blackbaud Stadium, which sits adjacent to the Headquarters of the software company that was founded by club owner, Tony Bakker, will

Early Rhinos Goal stuns Charleston

The Rochester Rhinos moved nine points ahead of the Charleston Battery after a Steven Dos Santos goal in the 10th minute was enough to see the home side over the line. The Rhinos started well, and saw an interchange on the edge of the box nearly give them a chance at

Battery rue missed chances in loss to TFC2

Skylar Thomas came up with the game winner, with a header at the back post with two minutes to go, in a match where the Charleston Battery will feel they should have won on a trip to Toronto. The Battery created chances early, first through a free kick by Ricky Garbanzo which

Week 18 USL Wrap

Week 18 of the 2015 USL season is in the books, and we're going to give you a rundown of what happened, and what it all means. Let's go! Last Week at a Glance Saint Louis FC made a midweek visit to Montreal, the first stop on their only trip to Canada

Kelly stunner sinks Wilmington

Dane Kelly stole the show again as he lifted the Charleston Battery past rivals Wilmington Hammerheads with a sublime first half strike. Following a visit from the English Premier League's West Brom just 24 hours previous, regular starters Ricky Garbanzo and Zach Prince were given a rest to start the match,

Late Ideye goal gives West Brom friendly win in Charleston

West Bromwich Albion FC continued their preseason tune up with a stop in Charleston on Friday night, playing out a 2-1 win over the Charleston Battery thanks to an 81st-minute winner from striker Brown Ideye. The Battery would play with nearly completely separate sides in either half, with a more straightforward first