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CF grad Beale follows in Keane’s footsteps to CCU

Matt Beale always rooted for Tyler Keane. As a middle school kid, Beale first watched Keane quarterback the Seahawks of Myrtle Beach High School. Then Beale went to Keane’s games at Coastal Carolina University. Now he has a chance to follow in Keane’s path. “I kind of want to use him as an example for me,” said Beale, a quarterback who graduated from Carolina Forest High School last year... 

Lady Chants shut out Elon, open regular season Friday

Mackenzie Gibbs scored in the second half to push Coastal Carolina women’s soccer to a 1-0 victory over the visiting Elon Phoenix Saturday evening. The first half was highlighted with the Chants putting up seven shots with only one being on goal. The game was delayed by lightning just as the first half expired. Coastal was able to break open the scoring when Gibbs was able to fire a shot by the... 

Lady Chants kick off 2018 with shutout over Citadel

The Coastal Carolina women’s soccer team opened the 2018 season with a 1-0 exhibition victory over the visiting Citadel Bulldogs, with the lone tally coming from Emilia Leturgez on a free ball. The first half both teams got off two shots on goal and each goalie made two saves. The Chanticleers were unable to take advantage of three shot that were just wide and off the mark. Leturgez broke open... 

Coastal favored to defend Sun Belt volleyball crown

The Coastal Carolina volleyball team – defending Sun Belt champions and winners of four straight conference championships – was selected to repeat as the Sun Belt East Division winner for the third straight season, it was announced Monday as the conference released the results of its preseason poll. In addition, sophomore outside hitter Kyla Manning was voted preseason all-conference. EAST... 

CCU hires former Conway coach Jordan as analyst

Coastal Carolina head football coach Joe Moglia announced this week the hiring of Chuck Jordan as the program’s Analyst for High School Relations. Jordan joins the Chanticleers following a 34-year career at Conway High School where he served as athletic director, head football coach and math teacher. In his new role, Jordan will act as the team’s liaison with high school coaches, assist with... 

Kelly is lone Chanticleer on All-Sun Belt preseason list

Coastal Carolina sophomore Silas Kelly was named preseason All-Sun Belt second team Friday, as voted upon by the league’s head coaches. He is the lone Chanticleer to make this year’s list. A 6-4 linebacker from Mount Airy, Md., Kelly was an honorable mention All-Sun Belt selection in 2017. He finished third for Coastal in tackles with 75, and ranked 16th in the Sun Belt averaging 6.8 tackles... 

Coastal football picked to finish last in Sun Belt East

The Sun Belt Conference released the results of its preseason football poll on Thursday in advance of the conference’s media day that begins Sunday. In the polling of the league’s 10 head coaches, Coastal Carolina was picked to finish last in the five-team East Division. Coastal Carolina is entering its second season of Sun Belt competition. The Chants went 2-6 in conference play in 2017, closing... 

Coastal’s Ellis earns honor from first college program

Forty-four years after taking his first college job at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn., Coastal Carolina men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis will cement his place in the program’s history. The playing surface in the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena will be named in honor of former Cumberland and long-time Division I men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis on Aug. 17 in a ceremony on campus,... 

Coastal’s Schnall named among top D1 assistants

Coastal Carolina associate head baseball coach Kevin Schnall was named one of the top assistant coaches in the NCAA as D1Baseball.com released its list of the top 15 premier assistant coaches for 2018. Washington pitching coach Jason Kelly topped the list, followed by (in alphabetical order by school) Nate Thompson (Arkansas), Jon Strauss (Baylor), Schnall (Coastal), Josh Jordan (Duke), Cory Barton... 

CCU’s Chavers nets fourth Freshman All-American nod

Coastal Carolina centerfielder Parker Chavers was named second team Freshman All-American by Baseball America, the publication announced today. Chavers becomes the most decorated Chanticleer freshman as he has now earned four such national honors. Previously, the Montgomery, Ala., native was named Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American (one team), second team D1Baseball.com Freshman All-American... 
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