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Golson on three watch lists in comeback season for ND

Former Myrtle Beach High standout and Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson didn’t take a snap during the 2013 season, but that fact isn’t keeping him off several high-profile preseason watch list for the 2014 campaign. After leading the Fighting Irish to the 2012 BCS Championship Game and sitting out 2013 due to an academic-related suspension, Golson is finally ready to return for an encore.... 

Ex-Conway star Moody suiting up for S.C. State

It appears former Conway High quarterback Mykal Moody hasn’t played his final football game in his hometown after all. Moody, who had committed to play at East Carolina in Greenville (NC), has instead enrolled at South Carolina State in Orangeburg and is competing for the starting job for the Bulldogs. Futhermore, South Carolina State travels to Coastal Carolina for the Chanticleers’ home... 

Pelicans GM to undergo in-game prostate exam

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are making yet another off-speed pitch promotion during the upcoming homestand. Let’s just call this one the one-finger slider. Pelicans Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich has agreed to receive an in-game prostate exam while singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the team’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Night on Thursday, July 24. Early... 

Johnson enters final round of British Open tied for third

Former Coastal Carolina University All-American and Myrtle Beach resident Dustin Johnson shot 71 on Saturday to slip a bit on the British Open leaderboard to a tie for third place entering Sunday’s final round at Royal Liverpool. Entering the third round alone in second place, just four strokes behind runaway leader Rory McIlroy (-16), who opened his lead to six strokes over runner-up Rickie... 

Mudcats deal Pelicans their worst defeat of season

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans suffered their worst defeat of the season Saturday night, dropping a 17-2 decision to the Carolina Mudcats the first game of a three-game series at Pelicans Ballpark. Carolina registered a season-high 17 runs and 18 hits, which included a cycle from Jerrud Sabourin, who had five hits on the night. The Mudcats (18-12, 47-50) jumped on the board first in the second inning. With... 

Gamecocks favored to win division at SEC Media Days

South Carolina football squad has been tabbed as favorites to win the 2014 Eastern Division title, according to the media attending the annual SEC Media Days in Birmingham. The Gamecocks received 1,895 points to outdistance Georgia (1,777) for the top spot in the East. Florida (1,362) and Missouri (1,263) were picked third and fourth respectively, while Tennessee (893), Vanderbilt (619) and Kentucky... 

Coastal’s Taliaferro named Big South top male athlete

Coastal Carolina football player Lorenzo Taliaferro and Winthrop women’s basketball player Dequesha McClanahan have been voted the Big South Conference Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Year for the 2013-14 season by the League’s Athletics Directors, Senior Woman Administrators and Sports Information Directors, it was announced today by the Conference office. Taliaferro (Virginia Beach, Va.)... 

No-hitter helps James earn second shot with Pelicans

At this time last week, Chad James was pitching for the Frontier League’s Evansville (IN) Otters. Today he joins the Myrtle Beach Pelicans as the latest signee of the Texas Rangers. The left-hander had his contract purchased by the Rangers on Sunday after James threw the first no-hitter in the 20-year history of the Otters on Wednesday. He struck out a career-high 14 batters in the 10-0 win over... 

Big South inks TV deal with American Sports Network

The Big South Conference has entered into a new three-year television broadcast arrangement with the Sinclair Broadcast Group, it was announced today by Sinclair President and CEO David Smith and Big South Conference Commissioner Kyle B. Kallander. The broadcasting agreement will begin with the 2014-15 athletic season and puts the Big South on the new American Sports Network (ASN), a collegiate sports... 

Athlete of the Week: Perez on track for a bright future

Nandi Perez is a two-time Junior Olympic champion, holds three Myrtle Beach Track & Field Club records, and has more medals than places to hang them. Oh, and she’s just getting started. “You wouldn’t believe how many medals I have,” said Perez, 12, who added the title of Mammy’s Kitchen Athlete of the Week to her growing list of accomplishments. “I have them... 
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