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Seahawks score complete victory over New Hanover

The No. 2-ranked Myrtle Beach High offense showed significant improvement over last week’s season opener to give the Seahawks a complete game victory over visiting New Hanover (NC) 34-13 on Friday night. Junior quarterback Lawson Cribb threw for two touchdowns and 200 yards, exceeding the total yardage output of the Seahawks’ offense in last week’s win over Byrnes. Keyonte Sessions... 

4A Roundup: Chiefs crush Lions; Sharks fall on road

The North Myrtle Beach High football team got an early wake-up call from rival Loris on Friday night, but the host Chiefs answered the bell with 46 unanswered points to quickly knock out the Lions 46-7. Loris’ Tevin Livingston scored just 2 minutes into the contest, and the Chiefs (2-0) found themselves trailing 7-3 at the end of the first quarter, thanks to a 45-yard field goal by Andrew... 

5A Roundup: Panthers roll; Braves rally; Tigers tumble

As the only team to take a bye week last Friday, the Carolina Forest football team was chomping at the bit to get the season started. The Panthers made up for lost time by blowing out host Fairmont (NC) 48-16 on Friday night. Carolina Forest QB Matt Beale threw for a touchdown and ran for another, and running back Dyverse Simmons ran for two scores as the Panthers jumped out to a 27-0 halftime... 

Soccer: Cavs top Chants; CCU women win thriller

The No. 18/21 Coastal Carolina University men’s soccer team opened the 2016 campaign with a defeat 2-1 at No. 17 Virginia. Coastal counted a goal by Wes White, but the Chanticleers conceded goals to UVA’s Paddy Foss (PK) and 73rd minute strike by Edward Opoku. Coastal struck quickly as Wes White banged a one-timer off the post and in for the Chants’ first goal of the season in the fourth... 

Athletes of the Week: Boys of summer make memories

Mammy’s Kitchen Athletes of the Week Will Jackson, Kellan McDowell and their Myrtle Beach All-Star teammates didn’t get much free time over the summer break. But after representing the state of South Carolina in the Dixie Youth Majors World Series, they definitely had the best “What I did during my summer vacation” essays when they returned to school last week. The Myrtle... 

Lady Chiefs sweep Aynor, Carolina Forest in tri-meet

The North Myrtle Beach High volleyball team scored a pair of victoriess over local rivals in a Thursday tri-meet, defeating Aynor and host Carolina Forest 2-0. After going 4-4 in the same gym at last weekend’s Lady Panther Invitational, the Lady Chiefs came away with a sweep this time. They made quick work of the Lady Blue Jackets before taking down Carolina Forest in close 25-21 matches. Carolina... 

Lady Saints improve to 3-0 with sweep of Lady Marlins

The Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach girls tennis team opened SCISA play Thursday with a resounding 9-0 sweep over Low Country Prep. After taking 5-2 wins over local public-school programs St. James and Socastee, the Lady Saints (3-0) ran the tables on the Lady Marlins, a Pawleys Island private school, in impressive fashion. Led by Tatiana Harrelson’s 6-0, 6-0 clean sweep at No. 1 singles,... 

Lady Sharks open string of tournament title defenses

The St. James High girls golf team begins its victory tour of sorts this weekend with the Lady Blue Jackets Invitational at Diamondback Golf Course in Loris. The 2015 Class 3A state champions open a string of tournament title defenses, beginning with the annual season kickoff in Aynor. St. James has won this event for the past three seasons and appears to be a favorite for a four-peat. The Lady... 

Week 1 Previews & Picks: MB, NMB eye big encores

So which two-touchdown win was more surprising in Week 0: Myrtle Beach’s 35-19 victory over visiting Byrnes, or North Myrtle Beach 28-13 home win over Timberland? Both were relatively unexpected (although yours truly correctly picked the local teams), and both were equally impressive. But surprising? Although the Seahawks’ win came against a Class 5A state power, Myrtle Beach’s... 

Pelicans top Dash to clinch sixth straight playoff berth

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, have clinched a berth in the 2016 Carolina League Playoffs thanks to their 2-1 victory over Carolina at Five County Stadium and Winston-Salem’s 2-0 loss to Frederick at NYMEO Field at Harry Grove Stadium. This marks the franchise’s sixth consecutive postseason appearance, the longest active streak in the Carolina... 
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