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Shorthanded Seahawks fall to hungry Marlboro County

The talk began shortly after Myrtle Beach High’s young squad won the 2013 Class 3A state championship: If they can stay healthy, the Seahawks should win it again. The operative phrase, “If they can stay healthy,” proved to be the ultimate downfall of Myrtle Beach’s title defense as they fell to visiting Marlboro County 42-17 in the third round of the state playoffs Friday night... 

Familiar foes Clemson, CCU clash in NCAA tournament

The seventh ranked and seventh seeded Clemson men’s soccer team will host Coastal Carolina this Sunday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The match kicks off at 7 p.m. at Historic Riggs Field and will be broadcast live on ESPN3. Coastal Carolina and Clemson met earlier this season, a 2-1 Clemson victory in overtime on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Clemson holds a 7-2-1 all-time advantage in the... 

Lady Chanticleers advance, face Radford in BSC final

The Coastal Carolina volleyball team dispatched No. 6 High Point in three sets on Friday night to advance to the Big South Championship final for the eighth time in program history, and the third time in the past three years under the direction of head coach Jozsef Forman. The No. 2 Chanticleers will face No. 1 Radford in Sunday’s championship match at The HTC Center for the conference’s title... 

Moglia one of 20 finalists for national coach of the year

Coastal Carolina head coach Joe Moglia has been named one of 20 finalists for the Eddie Robinson Award, presented annually by The Sports Network to the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) National Coach of the Year. This marks the third time in Moglia’s three-year tenure at Coastal Carolina he has been a finalist for the prestigious award, but this season has been by far his most impressive. This... 

Header puts No. 25 CCU in second round at Clemson

Martin Melchor’s diving header in the 86th minute proved to be the only goal of the night as 25th-ranked Coastal Carolina defeated Florida Gulf Coast 1-0 in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday evening at the CCU Soccer Stadium. The win, which improves the Chanticleers’ record to 16-5-1 overall, advances Coastal Carolina to the tournament’s second round where the team will travel to... 

Local teams get big tests in Beach Ball Classic openers

The two local teams in this year’s Beach Ball Classic will have their hands full in their opening round games as Myrtle Beach and Socastee take on past tournament champions in prime time matchups. The 34th annual high school hoops tournament, which released the final schedule for the Dec. 26-31 event at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center this week, pits Myrtle Beach vs. 2006 BBC champion St.... 

Lady Chants shatter record books in high-scoring win

Coastal Carolina’s record-breaking win over Barber-Scotia at The HTC Center on Wednesday night saw the most points in a single game, and the largest margin of victory in program history as the Chanticleers ran away with a 121-32 victory against the Sabres. The previous single-game point record for the Chants was 119, set in 2003 against Southern Virginia, while the largest margin of victory was 55... 

Cubs acquire former CCU star La Stella from Braves

The Chicago Cubs finalized a trade with the Atlanta Braves for former Coastal Carolina standout Tommy La Stella. The Cubs acquired La Stella and the No. 4 international signing bonus slot from the Braves in exchange for right-handed pitcher Arodys Vizcaino and three international signing bonus slots (Nos. 2, 3 and 4). The 25-year-old La Stella made his major league debut with the Braves last season... 

Athlete of the Week: Gentry caps perfect freshman year

Myrtle Beach High Freshman tennis player Paxton Gentry has done the one thing every high school athlete dreams about as she helped the Lady Seahawks to another Class 3A state championship, as well as an undefeated season for herself. “It felt really good. We all knew we could do it and that was our goal all year,” Gentry said.  “I still can’t believe we actually won states It doesn’t seem... 

Chants go coast to coast, score big victory at home

Less than 48 hours after playing UCLA at the famed Pauley Pavilion, the Coastal Carolina men’s basketball team returned home to The HTC Center and got back into the win column with a 82-51 rout of Columbia International on Tuesday evening. Warren Gillis finished 4-of-7 from the floor, including a 3-pointer, and 6-of-6 from the free-throw line to lead Coastal with 15 points, as the Chanticleers improved... 
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