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Clemson works overtime, knocks off No. 20 Coastal

Clemson’s Oliver Shannon scored the overtime game-winner on a shot after a scramble in the box to lift the Tigers to a 2-1 victory over visiting No. 20 Coastal Carolina on Tuesday evening. The loss, which snapped Coastal’s seven-game win streak, moved the Chanticleers to 10-4-0 on the season. The victory was Clemson’s second straight over a top-25 ranked opponent and improved the Tigers to 8-6-0... 

Lady Chants score sweep of visiting Lady Gamecocks

The Coastal Carolina volleyball team notched its first-ever win against the South Carolina Gamecocks on Tuesday night with an impressive 3-0 sweep. Tuesday night’s match was also Coastal’s annual Dig Pink game to help raise awareness of the fight against breast cancer. In the nine previous meetings between the two teams, the Chanticleers (16-5, 5-2) had only won three sets against the Gamecocks... 

Sharks defend Lower State title; MB, NMB make the cut

The St. James High girls golf team successfully defended its Class 3A Lower State championship on Monday at Golden Bear Golf Course on Hilton Head Island. The Lady Sharks (330) won by 26 strokes over tournament host Hilton Head (356), led by Smith Knaffle’s 75. Jordan White shot 82, Kelli Smith scored 83 and Steely Hays added 90. Myrtle Beach (386) finished third and North Myrtle Beach (415)... 

CAC hosts season-opening Coastal Classic Invitational

The Coastal Aquatic Club (CAC) hosted its Sixth Annual Coastal Classic Invitational Swim Meet over the weekend at the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center in Myrtle Beach. More than 300 swimmers from eight swim clubs from the Carolinas participated, including teams from Bluffton, Clemson, Columbia, Florence, Hilton Head, and Sanford (NC). CAC had 64 swimmers participating in the event, with 18 CAC swimmers... 

Update: First-round playoffs set for tennis, volleyball, XC

Just as the temperatures start to drop in late October, the heat gets cranked up on the fall sports season along with the intensity level of the playoffs. On Tuesday, the Region 7-3A boys and girls cross country championships will be held on a new course at the North Myrtle Beach Sports and Recreation Complex. The Region 6-4A meet will be held Wednesday as Carolina Forest’s siblings Lisa and... 

MB Riptides put big dent in record books, breast cancer

The Myrtle Beach Riptides hosted the 2nd Annual “IM” for Breast Cancer Awareness meet Oct. 17-19 at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatic and Fitness Center. The meet provides local and regional athletes an opportunity to compete in their first weekend meet of the season and also serves to assist the Susan G. Komen Foundation in its efforts to thwart breast cancer. For the Riptides, more than 40 swimmers... 

Chants place sixth as host Gamecocks win at Camden

Ben Wheeler carded a 2-under par 68 and Coastal Carolina improved one spot, finishing in a tie for sixth with a 54-hole total of 877, at the Camden Collegiate Invitational, played at the par 70, 6,455-yard Camden Country Club. Host South Carolina won the 15-team event, shooting a 275 Sunday and a 54-hole total of 7-over par 647. The Gamecocks edged 36-hole leader Wofford by one stroke. The Terriers... 

Kinsey defends home turf with MB Mini-Marathon win

Jonathan Kinsey of Myrtle Beach beat the field in his own backyard by winning Sunday’s Myrtle Beach Mini-Marathon. Kinsey broke the tape in a time of 1:14:29, holding off a pair of out-of-town runners – runner-up and former winner Benjamin Godfrey of Raleigh, NC, and third-place finisher Paul Newnham of Charlotte, NC. The next three runners across the finish line on Ocean Boulevard in downtown... 

Clemson leans on defense to down Boston College

Two weeks in a row, the Clemson defense has needed to make one final stop to give the Tigers a win. And two weeks in the row, the Clemson defense has done just that. C.J. Davidson scored from 32 yards out with 9:35 remaining and Clemson’s relentless defense held from there in a 17-13 win over Boston College on Saturday at Alumni Stadium. The Tigers moved to 5-2 overall and 4-1 in the ACC, while the... 

Gamecocks steamroll over Furman for much-needed win

South Carolina’s ground attack produced 267 yards and three touchdowns on the day as the Gamecocks defeated Furman 41-10 on Homecoming this afternoon at Williams-Brice Stadium. Redshirt senior quarterback Dylan Thompson opened up the game by going four-of-five on Carolina’s opening drive, culminating in a 15-yard fade route to junior wide receiver Shaq Roland in the back of the end zone.... 
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