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The Charleston RiverDogs, along with the entire Charleston community, mourn and grieve after Wednesday night's horrendous events at Emanuel AME Church that has the nation's attention.
"We all personally feel the grief of the horrifying tragedy that struck our community last night," said RiverDogs General Manager Dave Echols. "Our hearts and prayers are with the families of the victims involved and with the law enforcement agencies working tirelessly in the wake of last night's appalling and shocking event."
Following consultation with city officials, the team has announced that their regularly-scheduled games at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park will continue as scheduled starting tonight (Thursday) at 7:05 p.m. against the West Virginia Power. The RiverDogs continue to work with Mayor Joseph Riley, local law enforcement agencies and leaders of the church. They have determined that proceeds from tonight's game will go into the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund, which was established by the city in the wake of this tragedy.