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With 266 combined goals, Gordon, Mueller share one

Records were meant to be broken, not ignored. Despite being on the door step of a major milestone, Myrtle Beach High senior Tristan Gordon has been about as low-key as a soccer standout can be. “I haven’t focused much on the record,” said Gordon, who is on target to set the all-time girls’ goal-scoring record for Horry County Schools, “but more on enjoying my senior year... 

Lacrosse: CF girls net win; St. James sweeps openers

The Carolina Forest girls lacrosse team hosted a playoff game for the first time in the programs short four-year history on Tuesday, and the Lady Panthers made sure it was happy occasion by defeating Blythewood 11-3. Carolina Forest jumped out to a 5-0 lead on smart ball movement and solid defensive play led by freshmen goalie Lizzy Oliver, who finished the game with eight saves and only allowed... 

Softball: CF’s McGovern, MB’s Bodge hurl 1-hitters

Catie McGovern threw a complete game one-hit shutout to lead the Carolina Forest softball team to a 7-0 win at Conway on Tuesday. The Lady Panthers (11-9 overall, 5-4 Region 6-5A) pounded out 10 hits and McGovern helped herself at the plate by racking up two hits. Desi Santos was the other player with two hits for the Lady Panthers, who wrap up their regular season with a game at 6:30 p.m. Thursday... 

Baseball: Conway’s Smith, SJ’s Bray deliver shutouts

Conway junior Will Smith pitched his second straight complete-game shutout Tuesday to lead the Tigers to a 2-0 win over rival Carolina Forest. Locked in a pitchers’ duel with Panthers starter Mike Foltz, Smith struck out eight batters and allowed only two hits. He also ripped an RBI double to help his cause, and teammate Tonka Hemingway also drove in a run. Conway faces St. James on Thursday. *... 

Soccer: MB sweeps ‘Dogs; Braves blow past Panthers

The Myrtle Beach girls soccer team wrapped up the Region 7-4A championship in Tuesday’s 7-0 road victory over Marlboro County. Senior striker Tristan Gordon took two steps closer to setting the Horry County Schools scoring record, notching her 131st and 132nd career goals. She is poised to surpass coach Blair Mueller, who scored 134 goals at North Myrtle Beach High in 2002-05. The Lady Seahawks... 

Tennis: Seahawks sweep Warriors; CF falls to Bruins

Myrtle Beach’s lone senior celebrated Senior Day by taking part in the match of the afternoon that helped the Seahawks secure a 7-0 sweep over Waccamaw. Senior Blake Long joined and Ryan Burch in No. 2 doubles to defeat Trip Chandler and Joe Phelan in an exciting third set tiebreaker, 2-6, 6-2, 10-8. The #1 doubles Team of Bailey Morrow and Carson Duerk won 8-4 over Harrison and Spencer Kemp In... 

Three Pelicans employees mark 20th year on the job

Baseball is more than America’s pastime for a trio of Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ employees. It’s also part of their American dream jobs at the ol’ ballpark. Just as the Pelicans are celebrating their 20th anniversary, their three longest-tenured workers are starting their 20th year with the team. Although their positions are far removed from the action on the diamond, they share the same love... 

Athletes of the Week: Duo takes lacrosse to next level

Editor’s Note: Due to time conflicts with spring break, the two previous Athletes of the Week were not featured as scheduled. The two met on the field last week and freelancer Joel Beachum spoke to them for the following feature: As the popular song by DJ Khaled goes, “All we do is win, win, win no matter what.” While this is the favorite walk-up song of St. James lacrosse senior... 

Monday Wrapup: MB gets wins in softball, golf, tennis

The Myrtle Beach softball team knocked off North Myrtle Beach 5-1 on Monday, putting itself in the mix for the Region 7-4A title. The Seahawks, St. James and North Myrtle Beach all split their season series, creating a first-place logjam at the top of the standings. Myrtle Beach’s Cayce Roberts was perfect at the plate, going 4 for 4 with two runs scored. McKenzie Coble went 2 for 4 with... 

Soccer: MB claims region; Braves edge Chiefs in PKs

The Myrtle Beach boys soccer team clinched its fifth consecutive region championship Monday with a 5-2 victory over St. James at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. Tied at 1-1 at halftime and 2-2 early in the second half, the game took a turn in the Seahawks’ favor when they scored three unanswered goals to complete the win. Myrtle Beach junior Sam Coughlin scored a hat trick, the second time he... 
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