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Cinderella Wears Spurs: Gamecocks in Final Four

Seventh-seeded South Carolina continued its Cinderella run through the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Sunday, rallying in the second half for the fourth straight game to defeat fourth-seeded Florida 77-70 at New York’s Madison Square Garden. South Carolina reached the Final Four for the first time in school history. The Gamecocks will face top-seeded Gonzaga in the semifinals on... 

Chants complete first series sweep of Sun Belt member

Four Chanticleers had two hits each and Jason Bilous struck out seven to lead Coastal Carolina to a 6-1 win over Arkansas State Sunday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium and earn a series sweep over the Red Wolves (11-12, 2-4). Billy Cooke, Peyton Isaacson, Wood Myers and Matt Beaird each collected two hits while Isaacson and Jordan Gore each had two RBI in the win. For the weekend, Coastal batted... 

DJ backs up No. 1 ranking with clean sweep of WGC

Former Coastal Carolina golfer and Myrtle Beach resident Dustin Johnson backed up his No. 1 ranking by winning the World Golf Championships Match Play on Sunday – his third straight win in as many outings – and becoming the first player to sweep the four WGC titles. Johnson rolled in a short putt on the 18th hole for a 1-up victory over Jon Rahm, capping a dominant performance in which... 

Bright stars, big shows set for Monday After Masters

The Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am will again shine a spotlight on Myrtle Beach, bringing a pair of nationally syndicated radio programs and a star-studded field to the area. Darius Rucker and Mark Bryan will welcome celebrities to Myrtle Beach for the Monday After the MastersWestwood One’s Tiki & Tierney Show and the Doug Gottlieb Show, a CBS Sports Radio... 

Chants ready to tangle with Cowboys for CBI series title

Coastal Carolina and Wyoming will start the 2017 College Basketball Championship (CBI) Series at the HTC Center in Conway Monday at 7:30 p.m. With the first game being played in Conway, game two, and if needed, game three, will be played in Laramie, Wyo., the home of the Cowboys. The Chanticleers have won four of its last five games and during that stretch may be playing their best basketball of... 

Girls Soccer: Local teams rebound at Crescent Cup

After a tough opening round at the Crescent Cup girls soccer tournament in Columbia, Grand Strand teams bounced back with big wins Saturday in a 32-team soccer marathon. After falling 5-3 to Wade Hampton on Friday, Carolina Forest returned on Day 2 to defeat Northwestern 2-1, and battle Broome to a 0-0 draw. The Lady Panthers erased a one-goal halftime deficit against Northwestern as Abbie McCoy... 

Softball: Lady Sharks fall to pair of out-of-state powers

The St. James softball team stepped up in competition over the weekend to play a pair of out-of-state powers in Welcome, NC. As a tribute to North Davidson head coach Mike Lambros and his battle against pancreatic cancer, the Lady Sharks and Lady Black Knights donned special uniforms for their Friday game. But the similarities ended there as North Davidson rolled to a 12-2 victory in five innings.... 

Gamecocks bounce Baylor for first-ever Elite Eight bid

The magic continued for South Carolina (25-10) at Madison Square Garden Friday night, as it matched a school record for wins (25) in a 70-50 Sweet 16 victory over third-seeded Baylor (27-8). With the win, the Gamecocks have advanced to the program’s first Elite Eight. Sindarius Thornwell led all scorers for the third consecutive game, scoring 24 points. Carolina led 5-2 at the first media timeout... 

Chants blast past Wolves, eye series sweep Sunday

Matt Beaird had a career-high five RBI to lead Coastal Carolina to an 11-6 victory over Arkansas State Saturday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium. The Chanticleers (14-9, 3-2) and Red Wolves (11-11, 2-3) will complete the three-game series on Sunday with first pitch set for 1 pm. Beaird entered Saturday’s game with just eight RBI for the season, including two Friday thanks to his first career... 

Baseball: Panthers cap big week with win over Tigers

The Carolina Forest baseball team completed what can best be described as the neighborhood hat trick Friday by shutting out Conway 8-0. After defeating rivals Socastee and Myrtle Beach earlier in the week, the Panthers capped the impressive streak against their Highway 501 counterparts. * Myrtle Beach 6, Marlboro County 0: The Seahawks broke open a scoreless game with three runs in the fourth inning... 
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