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Red Storm rains on Chants’ parade in third straight loss

St. John’s scored three runs in the top of the 10th to hand Coastal Carolina 7-4 loss Monday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium, sending the defending national champions to their third straight loss in their season opening tournament. The Red Storm were 4-0 at the 18th annual Caravelle Resort’s Baseball at the Beach this weekend, while the Chanticleers fall to 1-3 to start the season. The... 

CCU sees record crowds but drops second straight

James Madison’s Adam Sisk hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning and another three-run shot in the fifth to lead the Dukes to an 11-3 victory over ninth-ranked Coastal Carolina Sunday afternoon at Spring Brooks Stadium. A crowd of 2,488 was on hand Sunday, the eighth-largest, on-campus crowd I school history, and put the opening-weekend crowd at 9,545, a CCU record for a regular-season... 

Photo Gallery: Loss can’t spoil CCU title celebration

For the second consecutive day, Coastal Carolina baseball set an on-campus attendance record as 3,777 helped the 2016 team celebrate its national championship with a ceremony and ring presentation. However, the visiting Catamounts from Western Carolina spoiled the day with a 5-4 victory over the Chanticleers Saturday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium. The ceremony was led by emcee Kaylee Hartung... 

Coastal men, women swept by Troy in Sun Belt twinbill

Coastal Carolina made their first trip to Troy and ran into a hot-shooting Trojan team in an 87-78 loss. The Trojans, winners of three straight, were shooting 70 percent from the field until the final seven minutes building as much as a 24-point (81-57) lead with four minutes to go. From there the Chanticleers (13-14, 8-6 Sun Belt) made a late run to cut the lead to the final nine-point margin,... 

Walk-off homer, no-hitter clinch Lady Chants’ sweep

The Coastal Carolina softball team swept an opening day mixed doubleheader at the Battle at the Beach tournament, notching two victories. First, the Chanticleers had an extra-inning, 3-2 win over UMKC before Taylor Rahach stunned Rider by pitching a no-hitter in an 11-0 victory. Coastal (5-2) will return to the field tomorrow to face UMKC at 3pm and UNC Greensboro at 5:30 pm. In game one, UMKC... 

Coastal opens national title defense in winning fashion

Ninth-ranked Coastal Carolina began its national championship defense with an 8-5 win versus Richmond in the teams’ 2017 season opener Friday evening at Springs Brooks Stadium before a crowd of 3,280, a record for a Chanticleer regular-season, on-campus contest. (Overall, it is the eighth-largest crowd for a CCU home baseball contest.) Prior to the game, members of the 2016 team unveiled the... 

Coastal ace Beckwith on Golden Spikes watch list

Coastal Carolina senior pitcher Andrew Beckwith is one of 55 players named to the preseason Golden Spikes Award watch list, beginning the process of identifying the top amateur baseball player in the country for the 2017 season. The 40th Golden Spikes Award will be presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation on June 29 in Los Angeles. This marks the seventh time since 2005 a Chanticleer... 

Chants start writing sequel to ’16 summer blockbuster

Forget about “X-Men: Apocalypse”, “Star Trek Beyond”, and “Suicide Squad”. The summer blockbuster of 2016 was staged by the Coastal Carolina baseball team with an improbable run to the national championship that was Straight Outta Hollywood. The Chanticleers begin to write the sequel Friday when they host the 18th annual Caravelle Resort Baseball at the Beach... 

Beck’s putback basket lifts Chants past Georgia State

Demario Beck’s offensive rebound and putback basket with 3.5 seconds left in the game gave Coastal Carolina a come-from-behind lead 65-64 win over Georgia State in Sun Belt Conference action. CCU had to fight from behind in the final eight minutes as the Panthers had built a 42-34 lead in a defensive battle. Elijah Wilson was able to connect on consecutive three pointers and a Beck field goal... 

Coastal footballer Clark to serve on NCAA committee

Nicholas Clark, a rising senior on the Coastal Carolina football team, has been appointed to serve on the NCAA Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Clark currently serves as the SAAC president for both the Sun Belt Conference and Coastal Carolina University. He is the first Chanticleer to be an NCAA SAAC representative. Clark will be a voice for all NCAA student-athletes and provide... 
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