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Seahawks win showdown with Chiefs via tiebreaker

This one lived up to the hype. Tuesday’s first-place showdown of Region 7-4A unbeatens proved to be a true clash of the titans as Myrtle Beach escaped with a 3-2 victory over host North Myrtle Beach. The Lady Seahawks (24-1-1 overall, 4-0 region) rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat the Lady Chiefs (13-9, 3-1 region) in a fifth-set tiebreaker. Myrtle Beach won the opening set 25-14 but dropped... 

Panthers win, Lady Chiefs perfect in cross country tilt

The North Myrtle Beach girls cross country team posted a perfect score in a six-team meet hosted by Carolina Forest on Tuesday. The Lady Chiefs claimed the top five spots for a perfect team score of 15 in the meet, led by medalist Wilson Jenerette in a time of 21:01. St. James finished second with 60 points and Socastee and Carolina Forest tied for third with 84 points apiece. In boys action, Carolina... 

Lady Saints put in overtime to sweep pair of region foes

It’s already been a busy week for the Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach volleyball team, which played its third match in two days on Tuesday. But the hectic schedule hasn’t seemed to faze the Lady Saints, who swept visiting Pee Dee Academy 3-0 to remain undefeated in region play. The Lady Saints won by scores of 25-7, 25-17 and 25-17 to run their region record to 5-0. Natalia Antonucci... 

Coastal goalie nets second Sun Belt Conference honor

For the second time this season, Coastal Carolina goalkeeper Braulio Linares-Ortiz has been name the Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced today. Linares-Ortiz helped Coastal defeated #20 Radford as he faced 12 shots, including seven on goal, to record six saves. His play helped Coastal snap Highlanders’ 10-match home winning streak. Earlier in the week at UNC... 

Sharks keep rolling with tri-meet win over CF, MB

After firing a 68 Sunday to finish tied for second in the WSCGA Invitational, St. James High standout Smith Knaffle turned in a solid encore with an even-par 36 to earn medalist honors and lead the Lady Sharks to victory in a tri-meet Monday at Wachesaw Golf Plantation. Knaffle edged Carolina Forest’s Sami Spencer (37) and Myrtle Beach’s Taylor Pirttima (39) for top individual honors... 

Lady Seahawks net third at Bishop England Invitational

The Myrtle Beach High girls tennis team followed up a strong showing at the Bishop England Fall Invitational over the weekend with a victory over rival Socastee on Monday. The Lady Seahawks finished third in the prestigious 16-team tournament at Snee Farms in Mt. Pleasant, losing only to eventual champion and host Bishop England in the semifinals. The Lady Bishop took a 4-2 decision over Myrtle... 

Burks grabs third straight Golden Glove for Pelicans

Myrtle Beach Pelicans outfielder Charcer Burks has been named a 2016 Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipient for defensive excellence in left field, Minor League Baseball and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. announced Monday. For the third year in a row, a Myrtle Beach player has won a Gold Glove, with Burks following Hanser Alberto (shortstop, 2014) and Trey Martin (center field, 2015). Burks... 

Two Coast FA teams make finals at Charleston tourney

Two Coast FA girls soccer teams advanced to the finals in their respective age divisions at the Charleston Shootout over the weekend. Coach Mark Sanchez’s Coast 98 Flames needed a perfect weekend to win the championship but came up just short. The Flames reeled off three consecutive wins but dropped a 4-1 decision in the championship match to claim runner-up honors in the U-19 top division. The... 

Volleyball: MB zips Braves to set up NMB showdown

The Myrtle Beach High volleyball team has accomplished a lot over the past week – winning the Lady Wildcat Invitational on Saturday and sweeping rival Socastee on Monday – but the biggest challenge comes Tuesday. Fresh off their championship in the Lexington tournament, the Lady Seahawks posted a 3-0 shutout over the visiting Lady Braves. But their minds immediately turned to Tuesday’s... 

Braves win team title, CF’s Pieterse medals at Pee Dee

Carolina Forest senior Michael Pieterse won a three-man battle for medalist honors at the Pee Dee Classic cross country meet on Saturday in Florence, but the Socastee boys claimed the team war with a first-place finish in the 12-team field. Pieterse turned in a time of 17:12 to lead an all-Horry County pack of three to the finish line. Conway’s Shane Moody (17:32) was runner-up and Socastee’s... 
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