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Seahawks run table, defend title in Soccer at the Beach

The Myrtle Beach High boys soccer team made a clean sweep through the Second Annual Soccer at the Beach tournament, successfully defending its home turf and tourney title with a perfect 4-0 record. After dominating a pair of Saturday matches by a combine score of 15-1, the Seahawks (9-3-1) had to survive two close calls in Sunday’s semifinal and final. Myrtle Beach defeated Socastee 2-1 on Sunday... 

Lady Gamecocks top FSU, punch ticket for Final Four

South Carolina advanced to its first Final Four with an 80-74 comeback win over No. 7/7 Florida State at the Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday afternoon. Tiffany Mitchell put the Gamecocks (34-2) ahead for good with seven straight points, and Asia Dozier drained four pressure-packed free throws to hold off the Seminoles down the stretch. Mitchell led South Carolina with 21 points, tying her highest output... 

First-place Dorn has Chants in hunt at Hootie tournament

Coastal Carolina had three players shoot under par, including 18-hole co-leader Andrew Dorn, and the Chanticleers posted a season-best round of 5-under par 282 to stand in third place in the 15-team, Hootie @ Bulls Bay Intercollegiate, played at the par 72, 7.363-yard Bulls Bay Golf Club. Missouri is in first after round one with a score of 11-under par 277. Host and fifth-ranked South Carolina is... 

Winthrop avoids sweep by shutting out Chanticleers

Winthrop sophomore Matt Crohan, who pitched a one-hitter and struck out 12 in eight innings, took a no-hitter two outs into the sixth inning to lead the Eagles to a 3-0 win versus Coastal Carolina Sunday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium. While the Chanticleers won the weekend series, Coastal had its 11-game win streak snap and is 20-7 overall, 5-1 in the Big South. Winthrop improves to 18-10, 2-4. Crohan... 

Conway WR Edwards gives verbal commitment to USC

Known for his leaping catches, Conway High wide receiver Bryan Edwards made his biggest grab on Saturday by getting a jump on his senior season and committing to the University of South Carolina. Edwards, a 6-foot-3, 208-pound prospect who also makes an impact for the Tigers basketball team, concluded his visit to the Gamecocks on Saturday by giving his verbal commitment to attend USC. Edwards, who... 

Coastal’s Gillis earns spot on NABC All-District team

Coastal Carolina senior guard Warren Gillis has been selected as a National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I District 3 Second Team member, the organization announced on Friday. Gillis is one of six Big South student-athletes that comprised the 10-member All-District 3 team. All-District 3 team selections from the Big South Conference were First Team selections John Brown (High Point),... 

Soccer at the Beach trades cold for rain, but hot action

The Second Annual Soccer at the Beach tournament brings 10 top boys and girls soccer teams to the Grand Strand this weekend. Unfortunately, for the second straight year, Mother Nature has her own agenda. Last year’s inaugural event saw heavy rains throughout the tournament, and this year’s showdown will feature unseasonably cool temperatures approaching the freezing mark. But that’s... 

Lady Seahawks pound out 20 hits to hammer Wilson

The Myrtle Beach High softball team evened its region record by defeating Wilson 13-3 on Thursday. Pitcher Carly Grace Bodge picked up the win on the mound as the Lady Seahawks (5-3 overall, 3-3 Region 7-3A) pounded out 20 hits on the night to give her the victory via the mercy rule in six innings. McKenzie Coble was 4-for-5 with three runs scored, and Leah Belack was 4-for-5 with three RBIs. Deriica... 

Girls soccer: SJ tops NMB; MB, Socastee tie in opener

The Myrtle Beach and Socastee High girls kicked off the Second Annual Soccer at the Beach tournament by battling to a 1-1 tie on Thursday night. Myrtle Beach freshman Tristan Gordon scored the lone goal for the Lady Seahawks and Socastee’s Katelyn Price notched the equalizer. Tournament games feature no overtime or shootouts except for the title games. The tournament continues Friday at 7 p.m.... 

Panthers bounce back, end six-game skid to Socastee

The Carolina Forest boys lacrosse team bounced back from a tough 18-7 loss at Socastee on Monday night to defeat the Braves 15-13 on Wednesday and split the home-and-home series. It was the Panthers’ first win over the Braves in six tries. “We had a heart-to heart-talk,” Carolina Forest coach Adam Gross said of Tuesday’s practice. “I called out a few players who needed... 
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