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Pelicans win in 16 innings on Brinson’s grand slam

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans knocked off the Potomac Nationals in a 16-inning affair 10-6 on Wednesday afternoon at Pfitzner Stadium. Lewis Brinson launched a grand slam in the top of the sixteenth frame to put the Pelicans ahead, who swept the Nationals in Woodbridge for the first time since 2006. The Pelicans (21-19, 66-43) never trailed on Wednesday. The club led 1-0, 2-1, by as many as five runs at... 

Seahawks ranked among SC’s top football programs

MaxPreps released its list of the top high school football programs in the state over the past 10 years, and the Myrtle Beach Seahawks came in at an impressive No. 6 ranking. In commemmoration of its 10h anniversary, Max Preps compiled the list by taking its South Carolina Top 25 Poll over thge past decade. A No. 1 ranking earns 25 points while a No. 25 ranking nets one point, and the totals were cumilated... 

Former Chant Norman inks deal with Baltimore Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens signed their second former Coastal Carolina player of the year on Tuesday when defensive back Mario Norman officially joined the team. Norman was invited to Ravens minicamp for a tryout, but was not immediately signed. But after the Ravens suffered a couple injuries at cornerback – Lardarius Webb (back) and Aaron Ross (Achilles), Baltimore decided to add some depth at the... 

Chants land three more TV games, change start times

The Big South Conference announced today its football television partnership with the recently formed American Sports Network (ASN), and Coastal Carolina will be making three appearances on the new regional network. To accommodate ASN, Coastal Carolina is changing the starting time for two home games – hosting Elon on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. and Charleston Southern on Oct. 25 for Homecoming at 3:30 p.m.... 

Pelicans win to stay atop CL second-half standings

After winning the Carolina League Southern Division first-half championship, the Myrtle beach Pelicans are threatening to make it a season sweep. The Myrtle Beach Pelicans remained in a first-place tie for the second-half title and never trailed in a 8-6 win over the Potomac Nationals on Tuesday night at Pfitnzer Stadium. With the win, the Pelicans earn their first series win in four tries and take... 

Chants, Ellis to visit UCLA, ‘House That Wooden Built’

Coastal Carolina men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis surpassed legendary UCLA coach John Wooden for 25th place on the all-time wins list last season with his 665th victory. Now Ellis and his Chanticleers will try to pad that number and pull a major upset at the “House That Wooden Built” – the famed Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. UCLA released its 2014-15 schedule on Tuesday... 

Legends’ Moorland Course named top layout for 2014

The Moorland Course at Legends Resort  has been named Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Association Course of the Year. The MBAGCOA evaluates Golf Course of the Year nominees on four criteria: exceptional quality of the golf course, exceptional quality of the ownership and management, outstanding contribution to the community, and significant contribution to the game. By virtue of winning the award,... 

Former Gamecock, longtime Panther OL Wharton retires

Former South Carolina standout and longtime Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Travelle Wharton had wrestled with the idea of retirement for a while, but in his heart he knew it was time. On Tuesday at the Richardson Building at Wofford College, just a few miles down the highway from where he played youth, high school and college ball, Wharton said that he had played his last game, making the announcement... 

CAC’s Fachin, Bryan take medal stand at state meet

The Coastal Aquatic Club closed out the long-course season at the South Carolina State Swimming Championships over the weekend at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. CAC swimmers Andre Fachin and Mason Bryan earned spots on the medal stand as two of 21 club members to compete in the top event of the year. CAC swimmers set 68 personal best times, 26 top-10 finishes and 25 new club records... 

Local pro leads pupil to win in Blade Junior Golf Classic

South Carolina Golf Center’s Instructional Director and former PGA Tour Player, Hugh Royer, III led his student 16-year-old Hailey Cleary to victory during The Blade Junior Golf Classic held over the weekend in Greenville, SC. The Blade Junior Golf Tournament is one of the top junior golf tournaments in South Carolina. Past participants in The Blade Tournament include: PGA tour winners Bill Haas... 
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