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MB’s Hardin helps propel South to all-star game win

Myrtle Beach High graduate Hunter Hardin got to play one last soccer game in his high school career in Saturday’s North-South Soccer Classic at TL Hanna High in Anderson. The midfielder helped the South squad score a 3-2 victory over the North. It was the South’s first win since settling for back-to-back ties in the previous two seasons. The South’s win also signaled a bit of... 

Cubs’ World Series victory meant the world to ‘Hawk’

Andre Dawson may be a Hall of Famer and a longtime Chicago Cubs fan favorite. But on Nov. 1, 2016, he was just like every other Cubs fan around the world – hanging on every Game 7 pitch and praying for the 108-year World Series drought to end. Dawson recounted his fond memories as a Cub, and the team’s crowning achievement, during Friday’s visit with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans,... 

Athlete of Week: Royston riding waves of success

Surfside Beach’s Tyson Royston has been tearing up the waves locally since he was 5 years old, but the most recent Mammy’s Kitchen Athlete of the Week has started to produce on the regional level as well. Royston, who made the finals of the Ron Jon’s Salt Games Pro/Am says his biggest win to date is the Atlantic Surfing Federation East Coast Championship last fall, where he came in 1st place... 

Mutiny downs Dynamos, vaults into first-place tie

The Myrtle Beach Mutiny defeated the Carolina Dynamos 4-3 on Thursday night to vault themselves into a first-place tie atop the PDL’s South Atlantic Division standings. Playing on a rain-soaked pitch at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, the Mutiny built a 4-1 lead before letting off the gas a bit early against the pesky Dynamos. The Mutiny got on the board first with a DeJuan... 

Socastee’s Cudd among six signees in Gamecocks’ class

South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin announced a signing of six student-athletes set to join the Gamecocks beginning with the 2017-18 campaign, including Socastee High 7-footer Jason Cudd. Cudd averaged 18.7 points and 7.6 rebounds per game as a senior and led Socastee to its first playoff appearance in three seasons. His father, Clint, played basketball at College of Charleston. “Jason... 

Pelicans ‘Hatch’ second half with win over Woods Ducks

Thomas Hatch yielded just an unearned run over seven innings Thursday in the Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ 2-1 victory over the Down East Wood Ducks in the second half opener in front of 5,024 from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Hatch (3-6) was dominant for Myrtle Beach (44-27, 1-0) in his seven innings. The righty surrendered just one unearned run while striking out six Wood Ducks... 

Mutiny heats up in second half to beat Hammerheads

The Myrtle Beach Mutiny handled the rainy conditions and the rival Wilmington Hammerheads on Tuesday night, capturing a 4-2 victory at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. The Mutiny got on the scoreboard first courtesy of a Hammerheads’ on-goal, but Wilmington quickly found the back of its own net to even it up at 1-1 at the intermission break. But Myrtle Beach turned up the... 

The Hawk, Trophy kick off Pelicans’ Cubs-A-Palooza

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans will welcome the Chicago Cubs’ 2016 World Series Trophy to TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark for their 7:05 p.m. game Friday, the first of a three-day celebration honoring the Pelicans’ parent club. The World Series Trophy, also known as the Commissioner’s Trophy, kicks off the Pelicans’ Cubs-A-Palooza weekend June 23-25. On Friday, the... 

MB all-star Jimenez puts on lights-out show in HR derby

The phrase “light-tower power” is thrown around often for power hitters. Myrtle Beach Pelican Eloy Jimenez took that literally Monday. The top Cubs prospect blasted a home run to left field during the Carolina League Home Run Derby, a shot that shattered a bulb on the light fixture beyond the left-field fence at Salem (VA) Memorial Ballpark. “He hit one over the lights before... 

Tar Heels offer MB’s Doty; Tigers’ Moody picks ECU

Myrtle Beach High quarterback Luke Doty hasn’t started his first high school football game yet, but the rising sophomore is already starting to attracting a lot of interest from college recruiters. Doty received his third scholarship offer from an FBS program – and his first from a Power Five conference school – when ACC member North Carolina extended an invitation over the weekend. Doty... 
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