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NMB runs the table in Grand Strand Softball Classic play

The North Myrtle Beach softball team completed its undefeated run through the Grand Strand Softball Classic on Friday, earning the title for the five-day pool-play tournament with a convincing 13-0 shutout over Princeville. The game was stopped via mercy rule after the Lady Chiefs (17-1) exploded for three runs in the first inning and tacked on seven more in the second. NMB went on to score in every... 

Socastee wins three games to earn Mingo Bay title shot

The Socastee High baseball team won its third game in about a 24-hour period on Thursday to advance to the championship game of the Mingo Bay Classic. After defeating Austintown Fitch 3-1 on Wednesday night and downing Logan 11-1 early Thursday, the Braves (17-2) showed no signs of fatigue in taking down South Lakes 4-1 in the semifinals. Hunter Renfrow went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored... 

Chants work extra innings to give Gilmore 1,000 wins

Coastal Carolina gave its head baseball coach Gary Gilmore a dramatic 4-3 win in 13 innings versus Presbyterian College Thursday afternoon to give the 25-year skipper his 1,000th  career victory. He is the 50th NCAA Division I coach to reach 1,000 career wins and is one of 16 active coaches to reach the milestone. Ironically, Gilmore’s first win came versus Presbyterian in 1990 in his first game... 

Conway claims first home playoff game in six years

The last time the Conway High softball team hosted a home playoff game, Neci Hemingway was in the second grade. Now an eighth-grader and the ace pitcher on the Lady Tigers’ staff, she helped her team lock up a first-round home game this postseason in Thursday’s 7-1 victory at Region 6-4A foe Sumter. Hemingway pitched a four-hitter and struck out four from the mound, and went 1-for-4 with... 

Pelicans finally capture first home victory of the season

The Myrtle Beach Pelicansfinally won their first home game of the year, clubbing the Potomac Nationals 9-2 in front of a standing room only crowd of 6,599 at at Pelicans Ballpark on Thursday night. With the big crowd, the Pelicans have amassed the largest attendance in the 16-year club history through seven games, with a total attendance of 26,819 and an average of 3,831 per game.  Entertaining the... 

MB Mutiny set to kick off soccer season of change

The Myrtle Beach Mutiny professional soccer team introduced its new coach and team and unveiled its new logo and website on Thursday. First-year Mutiny coach Jack Vandum and many of the team’s 26 players met with fans and the media at the season kickoff event at the Old Bull & Bush Pub to discuss the upcoming season of change for the team. The Mutiny also unveiled its new skull/soccer ball... 

Chants sweep past Flames into Big South semifinals

The Coastal Carolina men’s tennis team is making its third consecutive trip to the semifinals of the Big South Men’s Tennis Championship after downing Liberty 4-0 in Thursday’s quarterfinal match. The Chanticleers held a wire-to-wire lead, grabbing the doubles point early and claiming the first three singles matches. “With this tournament being so wide open, we knew today was going to be close... 

Softball: Lady Chiefs walk, steal their way to easy win

The North Myrtle Beach High softball team continued its perfect run through the Grand Strand Softball Classic in unusual fashion on Thursday. The Lady Chiefs (16-1) routed Frewsburg 18-3 but collected only two hits, using a series of walks and errors to end the game via the mercy rule in four innings. NMB pitcher Kieran Lawson improved to 4-0 on the mound by allowing only five hits, which was three... 

Mingo Bay Classic: Braves remain perfect in pool play

The Socastee High baseball team continued its unbeaten run through the Mingo Bay Classic on Thursday with an 11-1 win over Logan that was stopped early via the 10-run mercy rule. The Braves (16-2 overall, 4-0 tournament) exploded for five runs in the second inning and never looked back in winning their pool. Socastee will advance to single-elimination play Friday. On Wednesday, Socastee posted a surprising... 

Softball: Conway wins title; NMB seeks five-day crown

The Conway Lady Tigers capped an undefeated run in the Grand Strand Softball Classic with a 16-3 victory over Sidney (NY) on Wednesday to claim the championship in the three-day tournament at Market Common. Conway senior Kady Edwards went 3-for-3 with three runs scored, including a solo home run in the first inning. Anna Watson (1-1, run scored), Rebecca Parker (1-1), Chelsea Mitchell (2-4, run scored),... 
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