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No. 5 Coastal faces FAMU; Henderson garners award

Coastal Carolina’s rank in the two major NCAA FCS polls remained unchanged as the Chanticleers are fifth in both the FCS Coaches poll and The Sports Network media poll. Coastal Carolina is coming off a 30-3 win over South Carolina State, which was 33rd in the Sports Network poll last week. The three points is the lowest production by a CCU opponent since the Chants defeated Catawba, 20-3, in week... 

Chants get rare visit from in-state rival Gamecocks

Coastal Carolina men’s soccer, ranked 17th by College Soccer News and 20th by TopDrawerSoccer.com, renews its in-state rivalry with South Carolina on Tuesday at the CCU Soccer Stadium with a 7 p.m. kickoff. The Chanticleers (2-2-0) and Gamecocks (3-1-0), despite being two traditional soccer powers located 130 miles apart, have only met on the pitch nine times since the series started during the 1978... 

Heisman Trophy talk builds around MB native Golson

Notre Dame football crowds are growing louder as quarterback Everett Golson continues to amaze, and so is the Heisman Trophy hype surrounding him. The former Myrtle Beach High standout worked more magic Saturday night to keep the No. 9-ranked Fighting Irish undefeated at 3-0. After Notre Dame struggled against Purdue at LP Field in the first half, Golson put the team on his back and carried it to a... 

Jackson 5: CAMB swimmer qualifies for 5 state events

Making her season debut, Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach’s Brae Jackson qualified for five different events in Saturday’s meet hosted by Hilton Head Christian Academy. Jackson made state cuts in the 50 Freestyle, 100 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle, 500 Freestle and the 200 Individual Medley, adding to Christian Academy’s list of state qualifiers. Several Saints swimmers added state qualifying... 

Nine Coast FA teams collect hardware at DSC Classic

Nine Coast FA teams returned to the Grand Strand with medals from the DSC Classic in Rock Hill over the weekend. Coast sent 15 boys teams to the event and collected four championship trophies and five finalist awards. “This is probably the best result that the club has ever posted with almost two-thirds of our teams bringing home hardware,” said Coast director of coaching Ross Morgan. “The... 

Gamecocks’ leap has seven SEC teams ranked in top 15

South Carolina’s impressive win over Georgia resulted in the Gamecocks moving up 10 spots to No. 14, giving the Southeastern Conference a record seven teams in the top 15. The SEC hit a new high by having an unprecedented seven teams ranked in the top 15 of the latest Associated Press top 25 poll on Sunday. Among SEC teams, Alabama is No. 3 and received one first-place vote. Auburn is fifth,... 

Panthers top Lions without embattled Hardy in lineup

Even without one of their top defenders, the Carolina Panthers had plenty of reinforcements on that side of ball and their starting quarterback back on offense. Those were enough to subdue the Detroit Lions on Sunday afternoon. Quarterback Cam Newton engineered two touchdown drives of 70 or more yards in the second half as the Panthers overcame offensive sluggishness in a 24-7 victory over the Lions... 

Coastal crushes S.C. State in front of a record crowd

Before a record crowd of 10,124 at Brooks Stadium, De’Angelo Henderson rushed for a career-high 172 yards, including 122 in the first half, to lead No. 5/5 Coastal Carolina to a 30-3 victory over South Carolina State in the Chanticleers’ 2014 home opener Saturday night at Brooks Stadium. Henderson averaged 8.6 yards on 20 rushes, totaling 172 total to rank seventh on the CCU single-game list. Quarterback... 

Seahawks snap losing skid to Socastee on missed FG

No. 1-ranked Myrtle Beach snapped its two-year losing skid to rival Socastee and also ended the Braves’ streak of regular-season victories at 26 on Friday night, but it didn’t come easily. The Seahawks had to hold their collective breath and watch as Socastee placekicker Braxton Elvis’ 27-yard field goal attempt in the final seconds fell just short, allowing Myrtle Beach (3-0) to... 

Football Wrapup: Panthers top NMB; Tigers, Saints fall

Not Mother Nature nor North Myrtle Beach could stop Carolina Forest’s sudden surge as the Panthers scored their second consecutive victory with a 34-21 win over the Chiefs. Following a 1 1/2-hour rain delay, the Panthers (2-2) plodded past the Chiefs on a sloppy surface, taking advantage of several miscues by the Chiefs to double their win total from last season. Carolina Forest hadn’t... 
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