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Pelicans cut magic number to two with early knockout

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans defeated the Winston-Salem Dash 8-2 on Friday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans decreased their magic number to two in order to clinch the second half Southern Division title. Myrtle Beach scored three runs before Dash starter Nick Blount recorded an out in Friday’s five-run first inning. The Pelicans led the rest of the way, and the lead... 

Floridian claims three-way playoff for World Am title

Dennis Rasku of Pompano Beach, Fl., made a net birdie (gross par) on the first hole to win a 3-way, sudden death playoff and the World Championship Playoff at 31st annual Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship at Barefoot Resort’s Dye Club. Rasku, a 9 handicap, Tony Wallace, a 5 handicap from Fayetteville, N.C., and Ben Hamby, a 7 handicap from Winter Springs, Fla., all shot net 72s to... 

Eager Seahawks come out swinging in season opener

The Myrtle Beach Seahawks kicked off their season Thursday night against visiting West Brunswick (NC) with high expectations to defend their 2013 Class 3A state championship. It didn’t take them long to rise to the occasion. Myrtle Beach scored three first-quarter touchdowns in the span of 6 minutes en route to a convincing 42-14 victory in the Derrick Law Firm Kickoff Clash at Doug Shaw Memorial... 

CF battles to win trimatch; CA scores upset over NMB

Carolina Forest escaped with a pair of hard-fought victories in a trimatch with Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach and host North Myrtle Beach on Thursday. The Lady Panthers (4-0) needed three sets to dispatch their county rivals but came up with big third sets when they needed them most for their second trimatch sweep of the week. Class 4A Carolina Forest got a quick wake-up call from the defending... 

Week 1 Previews & Picks: Seahawks ready for repeat

When Myrtle Beach High takes the field for Thursday night’s opener to the Jadakiss tune “The Champ Is Here,” the song takes on deeper significance this season for the Seahawks. Following their amazing run to the Class 3A state championship, the Seahawks have to show they can handle success as well as adversity as they start the 2014 campaign. And they don’t have to look back... 

Aggies QB Hill dismantles Gamecocks in season debut

Forget  Johnny Football; Texas A&M has Kenny Backup, and he won’t be soon forgotten by the South Carolina Gamecocks. Texas A&M sophomore Kenny Hill showed solid command of the Texas A&M juggernaut offensive attack and then some in the season opener Thursday night. Hill threw for a school-record 511 yards and directed the offense efficiently in the No. 21 Aggies’ 52-28 dismantling... 

Four Pelicans make All-Star; Gallo captures MVP award

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, are pleased to announce that four Pelicans have been named to the Carolina League Year-End All-Star team, and slugging third baseman Joey Gallo has also been named league MVP, despite a call-up to Double-A before the All-Star Break. The Pelicans, tied with the Potomac Nationals, had the most players named to the team, as catcher... 

CAMB opens title defense vs. public-school powers

The Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach volleyball team picked up right where it left off last season, posting a three-set victory over St. James in Wednesday’s season opener. The Lady Saints, the defending SCISA Class A state champions, defeated the Lady Sharks by scores of 25-13, 25-11, and 25-10. CAMB ended the 2013 season by winning 16 in a row en route to the state title. Rebekah Bowers lead... 

Go Ape Treetop Adventure opens this weekend in NMB

North Myrtle Beach is the latest home to the Go Ape franchise, and will have its Grand Opening on Saturday. The 40-obstacle, treetop ropes course allows adventurers the opportunity to zip line across five areas, Tarzan swing into cargo netting, and balance upon suspended cables and logs. The course begins slow and ramps up intensity through five sites that end with a long zip line across the lake that... 

Lacrosse gets green light at three Grand Strand schools

The fastest growing sport on the Grand Strand carries a big stick, and apparently a lot of weight with the Horry County School Board. The board voted unanimously Monday to approve the additions of boys and girls lacrosse teams at Myrtle Beach and St. James High, as well as to allow the Carolina Forest program to compete as a member of the SCHSL sanctioning body. Factor in the existing boys and girls... 
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