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Johnson completes major breakthrough at US Open

It took more than a decade and several painfully close calls, but the long wait is finally over for “major winner” Dustin Johnson. The Coastal Carolina product and former Myrtle Beach resident fired a round of 69 in Sunday’s final round of the 116th US Open at Oakmont (PA) Country Club to finish at 4-under par for the tournament – good for a three-stroke win over a trio... 

Chants, Beckwith take bite out of Gators in CWS debut

Andrew Beckwith’s first career complete game came on the college baseballs biggest stage as he led Coastal Carolina to a 2-1 victory over #1 Florida (52-15) in the Chanticleers’ first ever game at the College World Series Sunday night at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. The Chanticleers (50-16) will now play TCU, who defeated Texas Tech (5-3) in the early game Sunday. CCU and the Horn Frogs are set... 

Mutiny wrap up five-game road trip with shutout win

The Myrtle Beach Mutiny wrapped up a grueling five-game road trip in winning fashion Saturday night, shutting out the FC Discoveries 3-0 in Rock Hill. Myrtle Beach’s Lewis Osbourne put the Mutiny on the scoreboard first late in the first half, and Jon Ander quickly followed with a goal of his own to give Myrtle Beach a 2-0 halftime lead. Aksel Juul added a late goal to clinch the win. The... 

Coastal’s Gilmore captures National Coach of the Year

After leading Coastal Carolina to its first-ever trip to the 2016 College World Series,  Chanticleer head coach Gary Gilmore has been named to National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association  National Coach of the Year. “Congratulations to Coach Gilmore on his first NCBWA National Coach of the Year award and getting his Chanticleers to Omaha,” NCBWA Executive Director Bo Carter said. “He... 

Pelicans clinch winning half with doubleheader sweep

Gleyber Torres homered, Ian Happ cracked three extra-base hits and Erick Leal fired six shutout innings to help the Myrtle Beach Pelicans sweep Saturday’s doubleheader with the Potomac Nationals 2-1 and 4-0 at Pfitzner Stadium, clinching their ninth consecutive winning half. Leading off the fourth, Torres pounded a solo shot the other way off Potomac (33-34) starter Austen Williams (0-2) to break... 

CCU’s Owings, Young add to All-American resumes

Coastal Carolina’s Connor Owings and G.K. Young were both voted first team All-Americans by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA), while Owings was additionally named to the D1Baseball.com second team All-American squad. The duo will lead the Chanticleers to its first ever game at the NCAA College World Series. Coastal will face top seed Florida Sunday on ESPN2 at 8 p.m. ET. Owings... 

DJ Deja Vu? Johnson tied atop US Open leaderboard

Dustin Johnson may be experiencing deja vu at the 116th US Open, but forgive him if he is hoping for a better ending. The former Coastal Carolina standout finds himself atop the leaderboard at the rain-delayed US Open at Oakmont (PA) Country Club, finishing Friday’s round tied with Andrew Landry at 4 under. Several players have yet to complete 36 holes. Last year in the U.S. Open at Chambers... 

Chants take in Omaha with good-luck charm in dugout

The Coastal Carolina baseball team touched down in Omaha with one unofficial team mascot in tow, and they wouldn’t leave home without him. Fiki, the stuffed monkey that has served as a source of inspiration during the Chanticleers’ run to the College World Series, was in uniform and chilling out in the dugout while the team ran through its first practice at TD Ameritrade Park on Friday. Fiki,... 

Shark Wake Park debuts extreme watersports ride

Extreme watersports enthusiasts have a new outlet for getting wet and wild with the opening of the Shark Wake Park in North Myrtle Beach. South Carolina’s first full-size cable watersports park, is holding its grand opening Friday and Saturday, June 17-18, at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. The park will open to the public at noon each day, and the event will include music,... 

Clemson’s Beer first rookie to claim Howser Award

Clemson outfielder Seth Beer became the first freshman to win college baseball’s national player of the year honors when he was named winner of the Dick Howser Trophy on Friday. Beer batted .369 with 18 homers and 70 RBIs to help the Tigers win their first Atlantic Coast Conference title in 10 years. He is the third Clemson player to win the award, joining pitcher Kris Benson (1996) and shortstop... 
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