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MB’s Zwing helps Furman upset No. 8 Chanticleers

The Furman Paladins escaped the CCU Soccer Stadium with a rare visiting-team victory, handing No. 8/13 Coastal Carolina a 1-0 loss on a soggy Friday evening in Conway. Furman (4-1-0) found the eventual game-winning goal in the 76th minute off the foot of Lewis Hawke. Marco Ortiz headed down former Myrtle Beach High standout Hart Zwing’s cross to the foot of Hawke near the top of the box. Hawke took... 

Late goal lifts Elon to 1-0 victory over Lady Chants

Elon broke a scoreless tie in the 85th minute and went on to take a 1-0 victory over the Coastal Carolina women’s soccer team in the opening game of the Hilton Garden Inn Mayfaire Invitational at UNC Wilmington on Friday. The Chanticleers fell to 3-4 on the season, while Elon improved to 2-4-0. Elon sophomore Sarah Henson tallied the game’s only goal at the 84:25 mark. Samantha Burch sent a centering... 

CCU sells out home opener, seeks more tickets for fans

The home football opener for No. 5-ranked Coastal Carolina on Saturday is officially sold out. A CCU record number of tickets have been allocated, including all student and standing room only tickets, for the 6 pm contest versus South Carolina State at Brooks Stadium. Coastal Carolina (2-0) will play its 2014 home opener as part of Family Weekend. The Bulldogs, ranked as high as 33rd this week, are... 

Week 3 Previews & Picks: Braves seek MB three-peat

Having won three Class 3A championships over the past six seasons, the No. 1-ranked Myrtle Beach Seahawks aren’t accustomed to having a losing streak to anybody in the state. But just 7 miles south, rival Socastee holds that proud distinction, at least for now. Although two is technically the minimum requirement to use the term “streak,” the Braves can capture some serious bragging... 

Volleyball Wrapup: Myrtle Beach, NMB net region wins

Myrtle Beach bounced back from Wednesday loss to rival Socastee with a 3-1 victory over Lake City that helped the Lady Seahawks (2-2 overall, 2-0 region) remain undefeated in league play. After losing the first set to the Lady Panthers by a 22-25 score, Myrtle Beach bounced back to win three straight in dominating fashion, 25-10, 25-9, and 25-3. Myrtle Beach’s Maggie Slabinski led the team with... 

Houghtons, Parker help CA squeak by in region debut

Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach’s Greer Houghton and teammate Emma Parker may not be the stars of their girls tennis team, but they were on Thursday. Houghton and Parker were victorious in their singles and doubles matches to lead the Lady Saints to a hard-fought 5-4 win over Florence Christian in their region opener. The Lady Saints squeaked by Florence Christian, thanks in part to Houghton’s... 

Volleyball Wrapup: CAMB, Socastee knock off rivals

Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach completed a season sweep against St. James on Wednesday with a 3-0 victory over the visiting Lady Sharks. After knocking off St. James last week, the Lady Saints (6-2) had their hands full early as the Lady Sharks built a 24-19 in the opening set. St. James had set point but saw CAMB rally off five straight points to tie it up. St. James had set point against but the... 

P-Nats halt Pelicans title run for Mills Cup championship

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, were downed by the Potomac Nationals 5-1 and lost the Mills Cup Championship Series three games to one. Randolph Oduber hit a first inning homer, and the Nationals led the rest of the way. In a scoreless game, Oduber’s first inning bomb, a three-run shot, put Potomac (5-1 in postseason) ahead 3-0. Like Tuesday, the Pelicans... 

Rice’s release opens door for CCU product Taliaferro

This isn’t exactly the way former Coastal Carolina University running back Lorenzo Taliaferro had hoped to get his shot at the NFL, but the Baltimore Ravens rookie is ready nonetheless. The dark cloud that is being cast over the NFL by former fellow Ravens running back Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension for domestic violence may yet have a silver lining or two – not only to raise awareness... 

Chants still ranked in top 5; Brown, Henderson honored

Coastal Carolina remained a consensus top five football program as the Chanticleers are ranked fifth in both the FCS Coaches poll and The Sports Network media poll. After a 31-30 road win at North Carolina A&T, Coastal Carolina fell one spot to fifth in the FCS Coaches poll, while holding steady at fifth by The Sports Network. Other Coastal Carolina opponents making an appearance in the national... 
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