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Wiggins hits career-high 30 to propel Chants past G-W

Shivaughn Wiggins scored a career-high 30 points, but Coastal Carolina still had to count on free throws down the stretch to outlast Gardner-Webb 78-71 in a Saturday matinee inside the HTC Center. Wiggins, who accounted for half of Coastal’s 30 first period points, became the first Chanticleer to reach the 30-point plateau since Anthony Raffa poured in 34 against FIU on Nov. 24, 2012. Wiggins... 

Christian Academy repeats as region tourney champion

The Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach boys basketball completed its second consecutive sweep of the SCISA Region 3-2A regular season and tournament titles with a 67-56 victory over Florence Christian Academy in the tourney championship game. The Saints, who have gone 20-0 over the past two seasons in region play, entered the fourth quarter tied with Florence Christian at 45-all before taking control.... 

Boys Hoops: Panthers top Tigers to tie for 6-4A crown

The Carolina Forest boys basketball team claimed a share of the Region 6-4A championship by defeating rival Conway 37-25 on the road in Friday night regular-season finale. The Panthers (16-7 overall, 7-3 region) survived a defensive battle and three late attempts to tie or win by the Tigers (14-8, 3-7), who couldn’t get the late basket to fall and saw their season come to a close. Carolina... 

Girls Hoops: Conway beats CF to capture No. 2 seed

The Conway High girls basketball team defeated two local rivals on Friday night – Carolina Forest on the court, and Socastee in the final region tiebreakers. Conway (14-7 overall, 6-4 region) knocked off visiting Carolina Forest 55-47 to close out the regulr season in a tie for second place with Socastee. The two split the season series but Conway claimed the No. 2 seed and first-round home... 

Chants let late chances slip away in loss to High Point

Coastal Carolina had two chances in the final 15 seconds, but was unable to get the ball to the rim as High Point hung on to capture a 68-67 win Thursday evening at the HTC Center. Coastal’s final possessions ended with a held ball with the possession arrow favoring the Chants and an Elijah Wilson shot attempt in the paint that was blocked by High Point’s John Brown. The Chanticleers... 

Boys Hoops: Chiefs beat Seahawks for region title

The North Myrtle Beach High boys basketball team turned Senior Night into an even bigger celebration by defeating rival Myrtle Beach 67-60 and securing the Region 7-3A championship. The Chiefs (10-12, 7-3) snapped the Seahawks’ (9-13, 6-4) six-game winning streak in the first-place showdown, which became a de facto region championship game with co-leader Wilson losing to Georgetown. North... 

Girls Hoops: MB takes title; SJ nips NMB for No. 3 seed

The Myrtle Beach High girls basketball team captured its third straight Region 7-3A title Thursday night by defeating rival North Myrtle Beach 55-35 on the road in the regular-season finale for both teams. The No. 5-ranked Lady Seahawks (19-4 overall, 9-1 region) won their ninth consecutive game to cap the season claim a No. 1 seed entering next week’s Class 3A state tournament. Myrtle Beach... 

Coastal swings into softball season at major tournament

The Coastal Carolina softball team begins its 2016 season as they head to Jacksonville, Fla. as part of the River City Leadoff Tournament hosted by Jacksonville University. The Chants will face Jacksonville Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. Also on the schedule is top 25 team NC State, UNC Greensboro and Kansas. The Chanticleers return six letter-winners from the 2015 season including the 2016 Big South... 

DJ World Junior attracts 90 top golfers to Grand Strand

Elite juniors from across the globe are poised to descend on Myrtle Beach for the inaugural Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship, which will be held this week at TPC Myrtle Beach. The event will feature a 90-player field, including boys and girls divisions, comprised of the game’s next generation of stars. Players from 12 states and eight countries will be participating in the 54-hole... 

Coastal student-athletes go back to kindergarten class

Coastal Carolina student-athletes took the time on Tuesday morning to give back to the community by reading Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree” to 20 Horry County elementary schools as part of the United Way of Horry County Caring for Kindergarteners program. “The Coastal Carolina University Department of Athletics is pleased to continue a long standing partnership with... 
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