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Gamecocks invade Strand to compete in PR Tip-Off

Fresh off its first Final Four appearance, South Carolina travels to the Grand Strand this week for the Puerto Rico Tip-Off at Myrtle Beach, an eight-team tournament featuring top men’s basketball teams from around the country.. Due to the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria to Puerto Rico, the event was relocated to the HTC Center in Conway. The Gamecocks begin tournament action on Thursday... 

Riptides Racing swimmers dive in for rare double dip

Riptides Racing team had a busy weekend with two squads competing in two different locations. Riptides sent nine swimmers to the Grand Prix #2 in Georgtown, and 11 swimmers traveled to Hillsborough, NC for the Quad Splash Meet. At the Grand Prix: Josh Cassey had 1 best time, two first time swims, four top 10 finishes with a 2nd place in his 100 IM. Thomas Cassey also had 1 best time, two first... 

Youth Soccer: BUFC, Coast claim four championships

Sixteen Coast  FA teams entered the Adidas Clash in Greensboro, NC over the weekend and six returned home with hardware from the event. Four championships and two finalist awards were claimed by Coast FA teams. Early morning frost delays gave way to sunny but brisk conditions for a terrific tournament setting as the fall tournament season began to wind down. Six different Coast coaches led their... 

CCU volleyball captures Sun Belt title, No. 1 seed

The Coastal Carolina volleyball team clinched the number one overall seed in the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Championship Saturday evening with a 3-1 (25-27, 25-12, 25-21, 25-9) victory at Troy. Troy edged Coastal in extra points in the opening set, but the Chants stormed back to win the next three, including the second and fourth sets by double-digit margins. Coastal hit at an efficient .307 pace... 

CCU suffers ninth straight defeat to big-play Trojans

Marcus Jones returned the opening kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown then returned the next kick he fielded 87 yards for a score to lead Troy (8-2, 5-1 Sun Belt) to a 42-17 victory over Coastal Carolina (1-9, 0-6 Sun Belt) Saturday evening at Brooks Stadium. Three Trojans rushed for touchdowns and quarterback Brandon Silvers threw for two. Coastal’s Kilton Anderson, making his first start as a... 

Late goal lifts Chanticleers into Sun Belt tourney final

Frandzty Pierrott scored the winning goal in the 82nd minute to lead the Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team to a 2-1 victory over upset minded Howard. The win puts the Chanticleers in Sun Belt men’s soccer championship for the second consecutive year in a row. Coastal improved to 11-6-1 on the season while Howard’s season ends at 2-15-3. Romario Piggott got the Chanticleers on the scoreboard... 

NMB holds off Crestwood, goes to Lower State semis

The North Myrtle Beach High had to battle to keep its undefeated season alive Friday night, but the Chiefs also may have suffered a huge loss. North Myrtle Beach running back Kered Class, who scored three touchdowns in the Chiefs’ 42-28 victory over visiting Crestwood, left the game with an apparent hamstring injury and did not return. But backfield mates TJ Gore and Ramsey Lewis picked up... 

Seahawks stunned on final play by Lower Richland

Shocking! That’s the only word to describe Myrtle Beach’s heartbreaking 34-31 loss to Lower Richland on a Hail Mary pass on the final play of the game. Trailing 31-28 with 6.5 seconds remaining, Lower Richland quarterback Tevaughn Higgins heaved a bomb from midfield into the hands of Deonta Jacobs for a game-winning touchdown as time expired. The catch and ensuing celebration capped... 

Class 5A: Tigers, Panthers defeated in second round

This looked like it could be the year for Conway High football team’s state title hopes. Spring Valley had other ideas, upsetting the top-seeded Tigers 35-28 at The Backyard in Friday night’s second-round playoff game. Led by quarterback Quincy Hill, the Vikings erupted for five touchdowns in the first half and held off a late comeback bid by the Tigers (10-2), whose rally was stopped... 

CCU men, women open seasons with big victories

Coastal Carolina University started the 2017-18 season in strong fashion in defeating Piedmont International 102-50. Five players reached double-digits as CCU shot 55 percent from the field, including an incredible 70 percent in the opening 20 minutes. Zac Cuthbertson made his first regular season game with the Chants a monster in scoring 22 point in only 16 minutes of action. Josh Coleman and... 
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