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Pelicans clinch second-half title, host first-round playoff

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans won 3-2 in walk-off fashion over the Lynchburg Hillcats in the final game of the regular season on Monday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans won the second half Southern Division title when the Wilmington Blue Rocks defeated the Salem Red Sox 7-6 in 10 innings. The Pelicans finished the season 82-56, the best record in the four-year Rangers... 

Chants crack top 5 of polls; Backus earns three awards

With a season-opening win at The Citadel, the Coastal Carolina football program moved up two spots in both of the national polls, climbing to fourth in the FCS Coaches poll and fifth in The Sports Network media poll. In addition, Buck Buchanan Award candidate Quinn Backus was selected the Big South Defensive Player of the Week by the league’s office as well as by CollegeSportsMadness.com, while... 

No. 17 Coastal falls short against No. 2 Maryland

Chanticleer newcomer Bryce Follensbee scored a pair of second-half goals, but they would not be enough as No. 17 Coastal Carolina fell to No. 2 Maryland 3-2 in front of 4,695 fans at the Terrapins’ famed Ludwig Field in a Labor Day evening match. The Chanticleers (1-1-0) fell behind early in the first half, but battled back to knot the game at 1-all in the 59th minute on Follensbee’s first... 

BUFC, Coast FA teams net 4 of 5 CASL tourney titles

The Grand Strand sent five local club teams to the CASL National Qualifier in Raleigh, NC, over Labor Day weekend and all five advanced to the finals of their respective divisions, with four bringing home championships. The Beach United Football Club and Coast FA Crush represented the Grand Strand well by dominating one of the toughest events on the East Coast. CASL is one of the largest club’s... 

Pelicans fail to clinch, carry magic number 1 into finale

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans lost 2-1 to the Lynchburg Hillcats on Sunday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, preventing them from celebrating a second-half championship. he magic number for the Pelicans remained at one with Salem’s win in Wilmington earlier on Sunday afternoon. The Pelicans need a win or a Salem loss on Monday to clinch the second half Southern Division title. After... 

Kelley’s late goal lifts Lady Chants to third straight win

Getting a second-half goal by Kacey Kelley and a strong defensive performance, the Coastal Carolina women’s soccer team shut out Wofford 1-0 Sunday afternoon to notch its third straight victory. Kelley broke the scoreless tie in the 78th minute off of assists by sophomore Brianna Panico and junior Mikayla Williams as the Chanticleers improved to 3-1-0, while handing Wofford (3-1-0) its first loss. The... 

Third-quarter explosion lifts Socastee over SE Raleigh

Following a frustrating first half that saw Socastee High miss out on three scoring opportunities, the Braves exploded for three touchdowns in the third period to prevail 22-12 over Southeast Raleigh in Saturday’s Derrick Law Firm Carolina Kickoff Clash. Three different Braves rushers reached paydirt in the third quarter, beginning with Angelo Sauter’s 3-yard plunge to turn a 6-0 deficit... 

No. 6 Chanticleers roll over The Citadel in road opener

Junior quarterback Alex Ross completed 24-of-32 passes for 263 yards and a touchdown to lead the No. 6 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers to a 31-16 victory over host The Citadel in the season opener for both teams on Saturday evening at Johnson Hagood Stadium. Ross extended his program record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass to 15 and surpassed the 200-yard mark for the 11th time in 22 career... 

Dawgs, Gurley take bite out of Tigers in second half

Todd Gurley rushed for 198 yards and scored four touchdowns, including one on a 100-yard kickoff return, and 12th-ranked Georgia rolled to a 45-21 victory over No. 16 Clemson on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams. On a hot and humid night at Georgia’s Sanford Stadium, a sellout crowd of 92,749 was treated to Gurley’s version of a one-man show. The junior tailback, who had... 

MB’s Golson shines in Irish return to tune of five TDs

Former Myrtle beach High standout and Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson waited more than a year and a half to return to the field. When Golson’s opportunity arrived Saturday in the season opener against Rice, he took full advantage. He threw for two long touchdowns and rushed for three more to lead the No. 17 Fighting Irish to a 48-17 season-opening win against the Owls. If not for a couple... 
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