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Five local football players to suit up for North-South

This year’s Touchstone North-South All-Star Football Game will have a distinct local flavor as five Grand Strand area seniors were selected to play for the South squad. Conway linebacker Jaylen Moody and offensive lineman Lucas Partin will represent the Tigers, North Myrtle Beach running back Kered Class and defensive lineman Kwame Livingston, and Carolina Forest offensive lineman Tommy Shubert... 

Golf: St. James, Knaffle in position for state crowns

A three-peat is within the reach of the St. James High girls golf team, which holds a nine-stroke lead after Monday’s first round the SCHSL Class 4A State Championships at the Port Royal Golf Club’s Barony Course in Hilton Head. Defending state champion Smith Knaffle led the Lady Sharks and all scorers with a 4-under-par 68. Senior Jordan White (76), junior Katie Smith (77), and eighth... 

CAC swimmers impress at Coastal Classic Invitational

Coastal Aquatic Club (CAC) hosted its Ninth annual Coastal Classic Invitational Swim Meet over the weekend at the North Myrtle Beach Aquatics and Fitness Center, with several local swimmers turning in top performances. Approximately 400 swimmers participated in the event, including teams from Bluffton, Charleston, Clemson, Columbia, Florence, and the host Coastal Aquatic Club. With the conclusion... 

Riptides host meet for Breast Cancer Awareness

Riptides Racing Team hosted the 5th annual MBR “IM” for Breast Cancer Awareness  Meet over the weekend. 21 Riptide swimmers competed, achieving numerous state qualifying times, best times, and first time swims. The Riptides is donating all fees associated with all breaststroke events to The Susan B Komen Foundation, the team raised $500 dollars this year. The meet was an IMX scoring... 

State runners hold home turf at MB Mini-Marathon

A pair of Upstate runners from Greenville took top honors in Sunday’s Myrtle Beach Mini-Marathon & 5K, which led runners along the Atlantic Ocean and down the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk to the finish line. Brett Morley (1:08:45) of Greenville won the overall 13.1-mile mini-marathon title by more than 2 minutes over runner-up Brian Floyd (1:10:58) of Scott Depot, WV. Caleb Critcher (1:18:48)... 

Chants fight Mountaineers to finish but come up shy

For the fourth time this season, Coastal Carolina had a chance late and suffered another one-possession loss as Appalachian State scored 20 unanswered points in the second half for a 37-29 victory at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Coastal scored on a seven-yard Tyler Keane-to-Malcolm Williams pass with 2:38 left in the game to cut the Chanticleer deficit to eight. Coastal then tried an on-side kick but the... 

Conway claims region title with special win at Sumter

A bizarre special-teams turnaround proved to be very special for the Conway High football team, which clinched the Region 6-5A championship Friday night with a thrilling 14-13 victory over host Sumter. The No. 7 Tigers (8-1 overall, 4-0 region) came out of the gate swinging to claim a 14-0 first-quarter lead on a touchdown run by Daiquawn Clark and a big touchdown pass from D’Wuan Grainger... 

Region 7-4A: Chiefs win, take piece of region title

The No. 2-ranked North Myrtle Beach High football team apparently couldn’t wait to earn a share of the Region 7-4A title, because the Chiefs (9-0 overall, 3-0 region) wasted little time clinching the repeat in Friday night’s 48-20 road victory over Marlboro County. North Myrtle Beach erupted for five first-half touchdowns to put the Bulldogs away early, with quarterback Cason McClendon... 

Football Roundup: Braves, Saints win; Panthers falter

The Socastee High offense had another big night to beat South Florence 37-27 at Florence Memorial Stadium and snap a three-game losing skid for their first region win of the season Friday. Socastee running back Dashaun Myers ran for three touchdowns and Edward Tucker caught two touchdown passes and made an interception. Both TD passes came from Hunter Illing, who ran for a score to put the Braves... 

Athlete of Week: Johnson makes big move for Saints

Jaylen Johnson is accustomed to turning heads on the basketball court. That’s why it’s even more special for him to be named the Mammy’s Kitchen Athlete of the Week in football, a sport he hadn’t planned to play when he transferred back to Christian Academy from Carolina Forest for his senior year. “I wasn’t going to play football this year. I was going to focus... 
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