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Seahawks ranked No. 3 in first preseason football poll

The Myrtle Beach High football team isn’t the only one expecting to contend for a state title; the first preseason poll also sees the Seahawks as one of the top teams in Class 3A. The High School Sports Report released its South Carolina pigskin polls this week and Myrtle Beach is ranked No. 3 behind Upper State powers Greer and South Pointe. 2014 Lower State finalists Hartsville and Marlboro... 

Coastal women’s basketball tabs Kearney new assistant

Coastal Carolina University head women’s basketball coach Jaida Williams announced on Wednesday that former Appalachian State associate head coach Heather Kearney will join the Chanticleer staff as an assistant coach. “We are extremely excited to have Heather joining our staff here at Coastal Carolina,” said Williams. “She is a proven winner and has had tremendous success at every program... 

Athlete of the Week: Ander leading Mutiny into playoffs

When Jon Ander made the trans-Atlantic trip from his native Spain a year and a half ago, he couldn’t have imagined he would be leading the Myrtle Beach Mutiny to a record-setting season. But the striker is leading the team in scoring and has helped the team earn its first-ever NPSL playoff berth. Not bad for a player from an NAIA school, St. Andrews University, in Laurinburg, NC. “I... 

Warming up and cooling down key to a healthy run

How many of you go out for a run without warming up? It’s important to give your muscles time to warm up prior to your workout. It only takes a few minutes and can mean the difference between an injury and a great workout. Once your workout is complete, take a few minutes for recovery and cool down stretching. I like to begin by warming up my joints. I begin with neck circles and progress to... 

New treatments offer relief from osteoarthritis

So you’ve been dealing with that pesky shoulder on and off for years, that smarts when you get to that certain point when you reach overhead.  That knee pain that you chalk up to your old running days. Or that hip that bugs you when you’re putting on your shoes and socks.  Some days are better than others. You often feel stiff after long bouts of inactivity, until you “get moving.” You... 

Ex-Chant Cameron earns shot with NBA’s Grizzlies

Former Coastal Carolina University standout Josh Cameron is getting his opportunity to play at the next level. Cameron, who helped lead the Chants to back-to-back Big South Conference tournament titles and NCAA Tournament appearances, will play for the Memphis Grizzlies’ NBA Summer League team. The 6-foot-1 point guard will try to earn a spot on the Grizzlies’ roster over the course of... 

CCU grad Conway gets first win as Pelicans end skid

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans rallied from behind for an 8-4 win over the Winston-Salem Dash at BB&T Ballpark on Tuesday night, snapping the Birds’ five-game losing streak. Right-hander Jeremy Null finished with no decision in his Pelicans debut, but Former Coastal Carolina University starter Josh Conway (1-1) picked up his first professional win by firing hitless sixth and seventh innings.... 

CCU golf signee Obecny qualifies for Porter Cup

Coastal Carolina men’s golf signees Thadd Obecny II shot a 69 on Monday at Niagara Falls Country Club to qualify for the prestigious Porter Cup. Obecny will join world’s top amateur golfers July 29-August 1 for the 57th annual Porter Cup, also played at Niagara Falls Country Club. Annually, the tournament attracts the finest collegiate and mid-amateur players and, throughout the years,... 

Sellers steps down as first lacrosse coach at Coastal

Coastal Carolina University director of athletics Matt Hogue announced today he has accepted the resignation of women’s lacrosse head coach Jaime Sellers. Sellers just completed her fourth season at the University – third on the playing field – as the Chanticleers’ first and only lacrosse head coach. “The decision to relocate with my fiancé is one that was incredibly... 

Pelicans take another loss to remain 0-for-second half

For the second consecutive game, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans  were trumped by the Winston-Salem Dash in an eighth-inning rally. Monday’s 2-1 loss is the Birds’ second one-run defeat in as many games at BB&T Ballpark, and the club has lost five straight contests to open the second half. With the contest tied at 1-1, third baseman Trey Michalczewski sparked the comeback with a one-out... 
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