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Wheeler wins Big South title; Chants settle for third place

Coastal Carolina junior Ben Wheeler turned in a bogey-free, final-round 3-under par 69 to win individual medalist honors at the 2014 Big South Men’s Golf Championships, played at The Patriot Club at Grand Harbor (par 72, 7.120 yards). The Chanticleers placed third with a 54-hole score of 878 (285-303-290). Wheeler, who won his first collegiate event, becomes Coastal’s 10th Big South individual... 

Chants slip into second but still in hunt for title repeat

The Coastal Carolina men’s golf team shot a second-round 303 Tuesday and its two-day total of 588 is good for second place at the 2014 Big South Championships, played at the Patriot Club at Grand Harbor (par 72, 7,120 yards). The team and individual champion will be decided on Wednesday with 18 final holes. Liberty, ranked 35th nationally, moved from fourth after round one into the lead after shooting... 

CCU track teams cited for 1-2 finishes at Big South

The Coastal Carolina women’s and men’s track & field teams were honored Tuesday after returning home from the 2014 Big South Conference Championships with respective first-place and runner-up showings. The Lady Chanticleers clinched the title on Saturday but the Championship was not officially decided till Monday afternoon due to weather delays. The outdoor championship for the women completes... 

Chants cash in on Cougars’ errors for shutout victory

All the action in Coastal Carolina’s 3-0 win versus College of Charleston came in the fourth inning Tuesday evening at Pelicans Ballpark. The Chanticleers (21-21) had all three of their hits and scored all three of their runs in the decisive frame while both of the Cougars’ (27-13) errors came in the inning as well. Connor Owings and Michael Paez started the home half of the fourth with singles.... 

Chants open Big South title defense with one-shot lead

Defending champion Coastal Carolina shot an opening round 3-under par 285 to take a one-stroke lead over Charleston Southern in the 2014 Big South Men’s Golf Championship, which is being contested at The Patriot Golf Club at Grand Harbor. Coastal Carolina has now led three consecutive rounds of the Championship and is the 18-hole leader for the first time since 2010. The Chanticleers’ top four... 

Coastal’s Kerr, CSU duo net Big South weekly awards

Coastal Carolina’s Austin Kerr and Charleston Southern’s Denis Buckley were tabbed The Crons Brand Co-Pitchers of the Week for games played April 14-20, the League announced today. Kerr, a junior from Chester, S.C., pitched Coastal Carolina’s first complete game shutout since 2011 to lead the Chanticleers to the 4-0 win over Presbyterian College on April. 18.  He retired the first 13 batters... 

Meet 32-time Coach of the Year, CCU’s Alan Connie

In 35 years of coaching, Coastal Carolina University’s Alan Connie has racked up an impressive list of accomplishments and awards. The initial reaction upon hearing this list is disbelief. That is, until you visit his trophy room. The small room located inside his home in North Myrtle Beach is lined wall to wall, floor to ceiling with awards and citations gained through 8 years of high school coaching... 

Chants go deep to sweep Hose, take over first place

Coastal Carolina blew open a tight game with two home runs in the eighth inning to defeat Presbyterian College, 9-3, Saturday afternoon and complete the series sweep. The Chanticleers (20-21, 11-7 Big South) also move into first place in the Big South’s South Division, while the Blue Hose fall to 12-26-1 overall and 5-13 Big South. Coastal, down 3-1 through fourth-and-a-half innings, tied the game... 

Lady Chants hit five homers to close out home slate

Playing its final home game of the regular season on Saturday, the Coastal Carolina softball team went out with a bang, smashing five home runs, including two each by Morgan Noad and Amanda Daneker, en route to an 8-2 victory over Longwood that completed a three-game sweep of the series. Noad and Daneker hit back-to-back shots twice in the game, while Brooke Donovan added a third homer in a four-run... 

Kerr pitches complete-game two-hitter in Coastal shutout

Junior Austin Kerr pitched a complete-game shutout, allowing just two hits along the way, while Colin Hering and G.K. Young hit home runs to lead Coastal Carolina to a 4-0 victory over Presbyterian College Friday afternoon at Pelicans Ballpark. With the shutout, the Chanticleers (19-21, 10-7 Big South) win their fourth straight conference series. Coastal and Presbyterian (12-25-1, 5-12 Big South) are... 
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