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Chants run away with win over instate rival Bulldogs

Fueled by double-figure scoring efforts by Warren Gillis, Elijah Wilson and Tristian Curtis along with a dominate effort on the glass, Coastal Carolina rolled to a 57-43 victory against South Carolina State Sunday at the Bulldogs’ Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. Gillis paced Coastal, which improved to 8-2 with its third straight victory, with a game-high 13 points. Wilson scored 12, while... 

Conway moves to 5-0 with thrashing of Myrtle Beach

The Conway High boys basketball team improved to 5-0 in emphatic fashion Saturday night, blowing out visiting rival Myrtle Beach 70-41. The Tigers captured the season series with the Seahawks after winning last week’s game in similar one-sided style, 66-40. Conway dominated the game from the opening tip, starting the game with a 16-4 run and taking a 25-8 lead after the opening period. Conway’s... 

Chants fall shy to three-time FCS national champ Bison

Coastal Carolina scored on consecutive possessions to end the third quarter and start the fourth, taking a 32-31 lead with 14:56 left to play in the game. However, the defending three-time national champion North Dakota State Bison, seeded and ranked second, used a 45-yard touchdown run and two-point conversion with 9:28 remaining to claim a 39-32 victory in the quarterfinal of the NCAA Division I... 

Socastee bounces back for big wins over Waccamaw

The Socastee High girls basketball team rebounded from Friday night’s heartbreaking loss to St. James with a blowout 55-19 victory over host Waccamaw on Saturday. Mia Angelo led the Lady Braves (5-3) with a game-high 19 points, and she had assists, and three steals in the winning effort. Teammate Shayla Baldwin added 17 points. Socastee’s Kira Bell had a big night all over the court with... 

Belack’s block lifts South to comeback win over North

Myrtle Beach High standout Kyle Belack blocked a punt in the final minutes that resulted in the game-winning touchdown for the South in Saturday’s North-South All-Star Football Game at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. Belack blocked the North punt and Georgetown’s Michael Billings scooped up the ball and scored to give the South a 23-18 victory. Billings also recovered a fumble for a touchdown... 

Coastal rolls past Radford to claim Big South opener

The Coastal Carolina women’s basketball team cruised to a 75-42 victory over Radford on Saturday afternoon as the Chanticleers held a wire-to-wire lead in their first Big South Conference game of the season. With the win the Chants improve to 6-2 overall, 1-0 in conference play. The Highlanders, meanwhile, fall to 2-6 and remain winless in Big South games at 0-2. Coastal’s guards shouldered much... 

St. James scores season series sweep of Socastee

The St. James High boys basketball team made it a clean sweep of rival Socastee, taking the second game of the season series with a 56-49 win over the Braves. The Sharks (3-1) jumped out to a 19-6 lead at the end of the first quarter and were never seriously threatened the rest of the way. St. James got a game-high 16 points from Haywood Brandon. Jordan Fields added 12 points and Jackson Hurston tallied... 

Boys Hoops: Seahawks fall; Saints claim region opener

The Myrtle Beach High boys basketball team played its second consecutive overtime game on Friday night, but this one didn’t turn out as good as the first. On the heels of their 66-59 overtime victory over Carolina Forest on Tuesday, the Seahawks once again needed extra time to settle the final score. But this time Myrtle Beach didn’t rise up in the extra period as the Gators pulled away... 

Gillis hits 1,000-point mark as Chants soar past Owls

In his 100th career game in a Coastal Carolina uniform senior guard Warren Gillis eclipsed the 1,000 career point mark in aiding the Chanticleers to an 85-40 victory over visiting Warren Wilson College Thursday evening at The HTC Center. Gillis reached the 1,000 point plateau with his pair of free throws at the 13:42 mark of the first half. He becomes the 19th member of the Chanticleers’ 1,000 point... 

Conway boys, NMB girls capture overtime thrillers

The North Myrtle Beach girls basketball team had to work overtime to take a hard-fought 71-66 victory over visiting Conway on Thursday night. North Myrtle Beach’s Aquera Johnson led the Lady Chiefs with a double-double, posting game highs in both points with 26 and rebounds with 15. North Myrtle Beach also got solid performances from Ingrid Edge and Ronshelia Dewitt, who tallied 13 and 12 points,... 
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