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Golson on three watch lists in comeback season for ND

Former Myrtle Beach High standout and Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson didn’t take a snap during the 2013 season, but that fact isn’t keeping him off several high-profile preseason watch list for the 2014 campaign. After leading the Fighting Irish to the 2012 BCS Championship Game and sitting out 2013 due to an academic-related suspension, Golson is finally ready to return for an encore.... 

Ex-Conway star Moody suiting up for S.C. State

It appears former Conway High quarterback Mykal Moody hasn’t played his final football game in his hometown after all. Moody, who had committed to play at East Carolina in Greenville (NC), has instead enrolled at South Carolina State in Orangeburg and is competing for the starting job for the Bulldogs. Futhermore, South Carolina State travels to Coastal Carolina for the Chanticleers’ home... 

Pelicans GM to undergo in-game prostate exam

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are making yet another off-speed pitch promotion during the upcoming homestand. Let’s just call this one the one-finger slider. Pelicans Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich has agreed to receive an in-game prostate exam while singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the team’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Night on Thursday, July 24. Early... 

Johnson enters final round of British Open tied for third

Former Coastal Carolina University All-American and Myrtle Beach resident Dustin Johnson shot 71 on Saturday to slip a bit on the British Open leaderboard to a tie for third place entering Sunday’s final round at Royal Liverpool. Entering the third round alone in second place, just four strokes behind runaway leader Rory McIlroy (-16), who opened his lead to six strokes over runner-up Rickie... 

Mudcats deal Pelicans their worst defeat of season

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans suffered their worst defeat of the season Saturday night, dropping a 17-2 decision to the Carolina Mudcats the first game of a three-game series at Pelicans Ballpark. Carolina registered a season-high 17 runs and 18 hits, which included a cycle from Jerrud Sabourin, who had five hits on the night. The Mudcats (18-12, 47-50) jumped on the board first in the second inning. With... 

Newcomer James pitches Pelicans to blowout win

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans tagged the Winston-Salem Dash bullpen for eight runs, including six unearned tallies, on the way to a 10-1 series clinching win at BB&T Ballpark on Friday night. Chad James earned the win in his Rangers organizational debut, and Christopher Bostick knocked an inside the park home run in the win. Both hurlers tossed scoreless first innings, but the Pelicans (16-13, 60-37)... 

Gamecocks favored to win division at SEC Media Days

South Carolina football squad has been tabbed as favorites to win the 2014 Eastern Division title, according to the media attending the annual SEC Media Days in Birmingham. The Gamecocks received 1,895 points to outdistance Georgia (1,777) for the top spot in the East. Florida (1,362) and Missouri (1,263) were picked third and fourth respectively, while Tennessee (893), Vanderbilt (619) and Kentucky... 

Winston-Salem cashes in on Pelicans’ miscues in 8-3 win

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans surrendered four unearned runs and lost 8-3 to the Winston-Salem Dash on Thursday night at BB&T Ballpark. Victor Payano surrendered just two earned runs over five frames and did not walk a hitter until the fifth inning but suffered the loss. The Dash (14-14, 44-53) jumped out to an early lead on Payano. With one out, Keenyn Walker beat out an infield single. With two down,... 

Coastal’s Taliaferro named Big South top male athlete

Coastal Carolina football player Lorenzo Taliaferro and Winthrop women’s basketball player Dequesha McClanahan have been voted the Big South Conference Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Year for the 2013-14 season by the League’s Athletics Directors, Senior Woman Administrators and Sports Information Directors, it was announced today by the Conference office. Taliaferro (Virginia Beach, Va.)... 

No-hitter helps James earn second shot with Pelicans

At this time last week, Chad James was pitching for the Frontier League’s Evansville (IN) Otters. Today he joins the Myrtle Beach Pelicans as the latest signee of the Texas Rangers. The left-hander had his contract purchased by the Rangers on Sunday after James threw the first no-hitter in the 20-year history of the Otters on Wednesday. He struck out a career-high 14 batters in the 10-0 win over... 
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