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Lady Seahawks take tough loss in rain to R.J. Reynolds

The Myrtle Beach High girls soccer team suffered a tough 1-0 loss to visiting R.J. Reynolds of North Carolina on Saturday at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. The Lady Seahawks (4-4) held the Lady Demons in check for most of the day as the two teams battled to a scoreless first half in rainy conditions. But R.J. Reynolds finally broke the deadlock at the 52-minute mark when Celena Greer made a leaping header... 

Wheeler’s 66 keeps Chants in hunt at Augusta tourney

Coastal Carolina freshman Ben Wheeler became just the seventh Chanticleer on record, and first since the 2010 NCAA East Regional, to shoot a 66 as the Chants are in seventh place in the 14-team Insperity/Augusta State Invitational, played at par 72, 7,143-yard Forest Hills Golf Club. Coastal posted its best 36-hole total of the year by six strokes, shooting 287-284 for a 5-under par 571. Coastal was... 

Commodores use seven-run inning to even series with Gamecocks

Vanderbilt sent 12 batters to the plate in the bottom of the fourth inning and tallied seven runs on seven hits on the way to a 12-4 victory over 10th ranked South Carolina on Saturday afternoon in front of 3,113 fans at Hawkins Field. South Carolina drops to 19-8 and 2-6 in the SEC with Vanderbilt now 11-16 and 3-5 in league play. The rubber game of the series is set for Sunday at 2 p.m. With the... 

Lady Chanticleers split twinbill with Gardner-Webb

The Coastal Carolina softball team opened up its series against Gardner-Webb by winning the first game by a 5-2 score, holding off the Runnin’ Bulldogs. The Chanticleers were unable to hold off Gardner-Webb in the second game, as the Runnin’ Bulldogs scored three runs in the seventh inning to take the 5-4 win. Coastal moves to 28-11 overall and 5-2 in Big South play following the doubleheader. Coastal... 

Coastal’s Flanagan breaks his own school, league record

Senior Jason Flanagan rewrote the Big South and Coastal Carolina record book for the second time this season as he won the javelin at the rain shortened North Florida Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Flanagan, a native of Philadelphia, Pa., threw for his record distance of 72.87m (239-01) on his first attempt of the day. Flanagan nearly outdid himself on his second attempt with a throw of 72.34m... 

Tigers on verge of sweeping series from No. 7 Hurricanes

Richie Shaffer’s two-out, two-run double in the seventh inning coupled with Dominic Leone’s strong pitching performance lifted Clemson to a 3-1 victory over No. 7 Miami (FL) in front of 4,758 fans at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers, who took a 2-0 series lead, improved to 14-12 overall and 5-6 in the ACC. The Hurricanes fell to 20-7 overall and 7-4 in ACC play. Both... 

Gamecocks’ passing game struggles to get off ground

The South Carolina football team held its second scrimmage of the spring on Saturday morning at Williams-Brice Stadium. A few hundred fans were on hand to witness the squad’s 10th practice of the spring. “We had a pretty good scrimmage,” said head coach Steve Spurrier following the hour long 11-on-11 session. “The offense didn’t throw the ball around as well as we hoped.... 

CCU suffers first Big South loss of season at Radford

Radford used a three-run third inning to overcome a two-run deficit and never looked back to hand #25 Coastal Carolina a 6-3 loss Saturday afternoon at RU Baseball Stadium. The Chanticleers (17-8, 1-1) out-hit the Highlanders, 11-9, but Radford (15-12, 4-1) was more opportunistic, scoring all its runs with two outs. After facing one of the Big South’s best pitchers last night, Coastal had another... 

Buccilli homers twice to lift No. 25 Chants past Radford

In a game featuring two marquee pitchers, it was Coastal Carolina’s Alex Buccilli who stole the headlines, hitting two home runs, as the 25th-ranked Chanticleers opened Big South play with a 4-2 win at Radford Friday evening. Coastal, who has not lost a league opener since 2003, improves to 17-7, 1-0, while the Highlanders drop to 14-12, 3-1. The game featured two of the top pitchers in the Big... 

Pelicans release 2012 roster featuring young arms, talent

In their second year as an affiliate of the American League champion Texas Rangers, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans boast an exciting crop of young rising stars on their 2012 Opening Day roster. The group is headlined by 19-year old pitcher Cody Buckel, Baseball America’s sixth ranked prospect in the Rangers system, and hitters Christian Villanueva and Jake Skole, both just 20 years old. Buckel is... 
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