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Ibarrondo comes to rescue to rally first-place Mutiny

Jon Ander Ibarrondo of the Mutiny scores the winning goal in the match with Carolina Dynamo of Greensboro, North Carolina, on Saturday at the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex. Photo by Janet Morgan/Myrtle Beach Herald The Myrtle Beach Mutiny needed a wake-up call late Saturday night. They got it just in the nick of time from the team’s most reliable veteran. Trailing 3-1 at halftime, the... 

Pelicans split twinbill with Mudcats, play finale today

After the Myrtle Beach Pelicans fell 2-1 to the Carolina Mudcats in a nine-inning affair for game one of Saturday’s doubleheader from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, the Birds took the finale by a final count of 2-0. Casey Bloomquist (2-0) was brilliant in his first start of the season for the Pelicans (34-35) in game two. The righty tossed five shutout innings while just surrendering... 

CCU’s Biermann, Lancaster make All-American squad

Coastal Carolina shortstop Seth Lancaster and designated hitter Zach Biermann were voted to the 2018 American Baseball Coaches Association All-American Team, it was announced today. Lancaster, a second team pick, and Biermann, a third team pick, become the fifth and sixth Chanticleers to be named ABCA All-Americans, joining Anthony Meo (2010, 3rd team), Tommy La Stella (2011, 2nd team), Connor... 

All-County Boys Tennis: Johnson, MB duo top list

The future looks bright for the sport of high school boys tennis on the Grand Strand, as this year’s My Horry News All-County Boys Tennis Players of the Year can attest. Myrtle Beach High juniors Josh Wallen and John Edward Cahill were named Doubles Players of the Year and will return next season to make another run at a state title. They also had strong seasons as Nos. 1 and 2 singles players... 

Hess carves his way to Team USA surfing nod

Carter Hess carved his way to a spot on the USA Surfing Team today in Oceanside, California as part of a local contingent competing in the US Surfing Championships. The adaptive surfer from Carolina Beach qualified for the championship by winning the adaptive standup division of the East Coast Surfing Championships held in Cherry Grove in late April. Hess, a below the knee amputee was injured by... 

Piggot feasts, scores four goals to lead Mutiny win

The Myrtle Beach Mutiny rolled to a 6-0 victory over the visiting Charlotte Eagles on Wednesday night thanks to a record-setting performance by Romario Piggot. Piggot scored the game’s first four goals to lead the Mutiny (4-2-2) to the blowout win over the Eagles (3-2-1), including a hat trick just 26 minutes into the match. Piggot’s hat trick was the fastest for the franchise and gave... 

CCU trio makes all-region; Lancaster an All-American

Coastal Carolina shortstop Seth Lancaster was named to the Perfect Game/Rawlings College All-American first team, the publication announced today. Lancaster is the only player in the NCAA to rank among the top 20 in walks (third with 63), home runs (sixth with 20) and runs scored (second with 81). In fact, just 14 players in the NCAA rank among the top 20 in two of those three categories, including... 

Braves’ icons Avery, Jones to appear at Pelicans game

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans will welcome former MLB All-Stars and Atlanta Braves legends Steve Avery and Andruw Jones on July 20 and 21, respectively, as the Pelicans continue their 20th anniversary celebration with Braves Weekend from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Avery, who pitched in seven games with Myrtle Beach during a rehabilitation assignment in 2000, will be on hand for the... 

Coastal guard Labinowicz announces plan to transfer

Coastal Carolina University men’s basketball player Artur Labinowicz plans to transfer from the school, he announced on his Twitter account Tuesday. Labinowicz, a rising junior, did not provide details about the transfer. The 6-foot guard was the Chants’ third leading scorer last season, averaging 10.8 points and 4.4 rebounds per game. Labinowicz had a breakout game last season in a... 

Report: Myrtle Beach Bowl ‘near lock’ for 2020 kickoff

In yet another development in the Grand Strand’s booming sports tourism market, the Myrtle Beach area could be adding another major event to its lineup in 2020 – a college football bowl game. According to college football insider Brett McMurphy, the NCAA Competition Committee has recommended the addition of three new bowl games, with Myrtle Beach and Chicago being “near locks”... 
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