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NMB’s Ballard, MB’s Coble reconnect at North-South

A pair of former teammates and rivals joined forces for one final outing at the North-South All-Star Softball Classic at USC Aiken last week. North Myrtle Beach pitcher Emmalee Ballard (pictured left) and Myrtle Beach catcher McKenzie Coble (pictured right) reconnected to form a strong battery for the South 3A/4A squad, defeating the South 1A/2A/5A team and Conway standout Neci Hemingway 6-2 in... 

Pelicans fail to finish .500 after losing first-half finale

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans dropped their final game of the first half on Sunday night 3-2 to the Carolina Mudcats from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. With the Mudcats (34-36) leading 3-1 in the bottom of the sixth, the Pelicans (34-36) attempted to rally. Andruw Monasterio singled home Yeiler Peguero , who finished 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run, to make it 3-2. Jhonny Pereda... 

Ibarrondo comes to rescue to rally first-place Mutiny

Jon Ander Ibarrondo of the Mutiny scores the winning goal in the match with Carolina Dynamo of Greensboro, North Carolina, on Saturday at the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex. Photo by Janet Morgan/Myrtle Beach Herald The Myrtle Beach Mutiny needed a wake-up call late Saturday night. They got it just in the nick of time from the team’s most reliable veteran. Trailing 3-1 at halftime, the... 

Pelicans split twinbill with Mudcats, play finale today

After the Myrtle Beach Pelicans fell 2-1 to the Carolina Mudcats in a nine-inning affair for game one of Saturday’s doubleheader from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, the Birds took the finale by a final count of 2-0. Casey Bloomquist (2-0) was brilliant in his first start of the season for the Pelicans (34-35) in game two. The righty tossed five shutout innings while just surrendering... 

CCU’s Biermann, Lancaster make All-American squad

Coastal Carolina shortstop Seth Lancaster and designated hitter Zach Biermann were voted to the 2018 American Baseball Coaches Association All-American Team, it was announced today. Lancaster, a second team pick, and Biermann, a third team pick, become the fifth and sixth Chanticleers to be named ABCA All-Americans, joining Anthony Meo (2010, 3rd team), Tommy La Stella (2011, 2nd team), Connor... 

Pelicans lose fifth straight, play doubleheader today

Victor Diaz’s seven strong innings for the Carolina Mudcats were too much for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Friday night in a 4-2 loss from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Diaz (3-4) allowed two first-inning runs for the Mudcats (32-35), but then yielded just one hit over his next six innings of work. The righty surrendered two runs on four hits while striking out five and walking... 

All-County Boys Tennis: Johnson, MB duo top list

The future looks bright for the sport of high school boys tennis on the Grand Strand, as this year’s My Horry News All-County Boys Tennis Players of the Year can attest. Myrtle Beach High juniors Josh Wallen and John Edward Cahill were named Doubles Players of the Year and will return next season to make another run at a state title. They also had strong seasons as Nos. 1 and 2 singles players... 

Pelicans’ bullpen spoils Thompson’s perfect start

After Keegan Thompson was removed following seven perfect innings for the Pelicans on Thursday, the Carolina Mudcats exploded for four runs in the eighth inning to beat Myrtle Beach 4-1 from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Thompson fired seven perfect innings before being removed from the game after 84 pitches for┬áTyler Peyton (2-2) with the Pelicans (33-33) ahead 1-0. A one-out single... 

Piggot feasts, scores four goals to lead Mutiny win

The Myrtle Beach Mutiny rolled to a 6-0 victory over the visiting Charlotte Eagles on Wednesday night thanks to a record-setting performance by Romario Piggot. Piggot scored the game’s first four goals to lead the Mutiny (4-2-2) to the blowout win over the Eagles (3-2-1), including a hat trick just 26 minutes into the match. Piggot’s hat trick was the fastest for the franchise and gave... 

CCU trio makes all-region; Lancaster an All-American

Coastal Carolina shortstop Seth Lancaster was named to the Perfect Game/Rawlings College All-American first team, the publication announced today. Lancaster is the only player in the NCAA to rank among the top 20 in walks (third with 63), home runs (sixth with 20) and runs scored (second with 81). In fact, just 14 players in the NCAA rank among the top 20 in two of those three categories, including... 
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