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Chants retain No. 1 ranking; face Flames in season finale

With a 52-21 win versus Monmouth to clinch at least a share of the 2014 Big South Championship, the Coastal Carolina football program held its #1 national ranking in the FCS Coaches poll as well as staying #2 in The Sports Network national media poll. For the second consecutive week, the Chanticleers garnered 20 of the possible 26 first place votes in the coaches poll. Coastal picked up one more first... 

Chants win Big South title, host FGC in opening round

The Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team and members of the media gathered in the team meeting room inside Adkins Field House on Monday to learn, with the rest of the nation, its first round opponent to the NCAA Championships by watching the national NCAA.com webcast. The verdict this year was the Atlantic Sun Conference Champion Florida Gulf Coast Eagles. The match is scheduled for Thursday, Nov.... 

Chants put scare in UCLA before falling in second half

Kevon Looney had 17 points and 14 rebounds for his first double-double, and UCLA pulled away in the second half to beat Coastal Carolina 84-71 Sunday night in a matchup of NCAA tournament teams from last season. Bryce Alford added 17, Norman Powell had 13 before fouling out and Isaac Hamilton 16 for the Bruins (2-0), who started slowly two nights after scoring 113 points in their opener. UCLA’s... 

Coast, Beach United teams shine in NC tournaments

A total of 10 local youth soccer teams wrapped up their fall tournament schedules over the weekend in the state of North Carolina. Three Coast FA teams brought home hardware from the Adidas Clash over the weekend in Greensboro, N.C., which also saw the Coastal Carolina University men’s team capture the Big South Tournament championship 1-0 over Radford to advance to the NCAA Tournament. The Coast... 

Robinson sets record with 19 rebounds to lift Coastal

Alexis Robinson set a Coastal Carolina single-game record with 19 total rebounds as the Chanticleers (2-0) outlasted the Pfeiffer Falcons in the final minutes of play to come away with a 69-62 win Sunday afternoon in The HTC Center. Robinson also owned the previous single-game record with 17 rebounds, which she reached in her first-ever game as a Chanticleer in Coastal’s season-opening win against... 

CCU backs up No. 1 ranking with victory over Monmouth

Quinn Backus – 12 tackles and an interception – and Alex Ross – three passing touchdowns and a rushing score – each played prominent roles in #1/2 Coastal Carolina claiming a 52-21 decision versus Monmouth Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium. The Chanticleers improve to 11-0 overall and 4-0 in Big South play, while the Hawks fall to 5-5, 0-4. Coastal is the only Big South football... 

NMB teen Jenerette, MB’s Tilford win Turtle Strut 5K

The 23rd Annual Pawleys Island Turtle Strut saw a serious youth movement on Saturday when 13-year-old Wilson Jenerette captured the overall female division. The North Myrtle Beach High track athlete (although she’s still in middle school) completed the 5K course in 21 minutes, 14 seconds – more than a minute ahead of runner-up Carolann Saracco of Myrtle Beach (22:37) and third-place Mary... 

Seahawks’ backups spark playoff win over Hanahan

Despite suffering a painful 1-2 punch of injury and suspension to a pair of key players, Myrtle Beach (11-1) saw their backups deliver knockout performances in the Seahawks’ 46-34 victory over visiting Hanahan in the second round of the Class 3A playoffs. Senior quarterback Jake Deskins got the start in place of junior Drayton Arnold, who is out with a broken thumb, and the Seahawks’ didn’t... 

Socastee’s season stopped by Stratford in first round

Socastee’s game plan to protect the football, control the clock and keep Stratford quarterback Jamison Mobbs on the sidelines lasted less than 30 seconds into Friday night’s season-ending loss in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs. The Braves (7-5) fumbled the opening kickoff and Mobbs threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Van Harvey on the first play from scrimmage for a quick lead that... 

Chanticleers roll in opener; make long trip to UCLA next

The Coastal Carolina men’s basketball team got its 2014-15 season started with a 79-36 victory over Trinity Baptist Friday night before a crowd of 2,764 inside The HTC Center. Senior guard Josh Cameron came off the bench to lead a balanced scoring effort with 16 points and added a game-high four assists as the Chanticleers opened the contest with a 7-0 run and never trailed. Sophomore point guard... 
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