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Gilmore has eye on Omaha in 20th season with Chants

Gary Gilmore is on the verge of concluding his 20th season as baseball coach at Coastal Carolina. If there’s any justice in the sports karma universe, he will end it in Omaha, Nebraska, not College Station, Texas. For newcomers to the Chanticleer baseball bandwagon, you need a bit of perspective to truly appreciate the job Gilmore has done at his alma mater, transforming the program from barely... 

CF grad Jolly plays starting role as Tigers enter NCAAs

What a difference the month has made for Clemson freshman and former Carolina Forest standout Robert Jolly. This time a month ago Jolly was working hard and awaiting his chance to get playing time behind All-ACC catcher Chris Okey. Instead, his big break came when designated hitter Chase Pender was injured in the first week of May, and Jolly has made the most of the opportunity. In only his second... 

Murrells Inlet Post 178 wins in American Legion opener

Murrells Inlet Post 178 made a successful start to the American Legion baseball season with an 8-3 comeback victory over Lake City. Trailing 3-1 through six innings, Post 178 scored seven unanswered runs to open the season with a road victory. They exploded for five runs in the seventh and tacked on two more in the eighth. Post 178′s Buck Bacot and Sam McKinney tallied two hits apiece and Devin... 

Mutiny, Mother Nature team up to defeat Upward Stars

The Myrtle Beach Mutiny recorded the first half of the shutout. Mother Nature did the rest as the Mutiny captured a 2-0 victory over the Upward Stars on Tuesday night in Spartanburg. The Mutiny improved their record to 2-0 on the season with the weather-aided win, but Myrtle Beach was in control of the game from the opening kick. Myrtle Beach’s Brett Lucia assisted on the first goal of the game... 

Pelicans selected for repeat appearance on national TV

On Sunday, June 7, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, will host the Carolina Mudcats in a televised broadcast at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The game will air as part of the “Minor League Baseball Sunday Showcase” on the American Sports Network (ASN). First pitch is slated for 6:05 p.m. and gates will open at 5 p.m. The matchup is... 

Six local softball standouts make North-South All-Stars

Five Grand Strand softball players and one coach have been selected to compete in the North-South High School All-Star Softball Game this summer. North Myrtle Beach’s Taylor Hansis and Julia Cole, and St. James’ Noel Cassidy will represent the South squad at the Class 3A level, and Myrtle Beach coach Meredith Jiorle will coach the combined 3A/2A team. Carolina Forest’s Emily Merriam... 

No. 2-seeded Chants go to Texas A&M, open with Cal

The Coastal Carolina baseball program will be the #2 seed and face #3 seed California on Friday at 1 pm (ET) in the NCAA College Station Regional (played at Blue Bell Park), it was announced Monday on a national ESPNU telecast. The Chanticleers found out their postseason fate as the team hosted a watch party at Handley’s Pub and Grub. Texas A&M, the top seed in the four-team, double-elimination... 

Runners enjoy Dirty Myrtle Mud Run, Brookgreen 5K

It’s not called  a mud run for nothing. Nearly 350 runners got down and dirty in the Fifth Annual Dirty Myrtle Mud Run, held Saturday at Waterbridge in Carolina Forest, where the obstacles on the 5K course were mud, mud and more mud. Youth was served as 16-year-old Mikaele Matthews of Coward edged 14-year-old Jack Hall of Charlotte, NC, by one second at the finish line for a winning time of... 

CAC, MB Riptides post top times at May Breakout meet

Coastal Aquatics Club (CAC) of Myrtle Beach visited Columbia for the May Breakout swim meet this past weekend (May 22-24) on the campus of the University of South Carolina. This is long-course season meaning the pool is configured for 50 meters, the same distance used for Olympic swimming. Sixteen swim clubs and 686 total swimmers competed. CAC had 33 swimmers in the water for the weekend. Top CAC... 

Pelicans outduel P-Nats on the mound for shutout win

Just a day removed from being shut out on Sunday, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, captured a 3-0 win against the Potomac Nationals on Memorial Day Monday at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Pelicans starting pitcher Jen-Ho Tseng outdueled highly touted right-hander Lucas Giolito for his second win of the year. The Pelicans (27-15) jumped out to... 
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