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Pelicans literally welcome newborn baby into world

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans almost became the Myrtle Beach Storks on Saturday night as the team welcomed its newest fan into the world. During the Pelicans 9-0 shutout of the Wilmington BlueRocks, a fan’s water broke and she went into labor. After being checked by on-site EMTs, Somchai and Cassandra Rollins, from Sumter, SC, headed to Conway Medical Center where they welcomed a healthy baby... 

Girls of Summer: Fastpitch taking the field for Pelicans

The Pennsylvania Rebellion is one of the newest teams in the National Pro Fastpitch professional softball league, but is quickly becoming one of the most recognizable. The Washington, Pa. based team is hosting two games at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark in Myrtle Beach on Thursday, July 28 and Friday, July 29 against the Texas-based Scrapyard Dawgs. The team plays most of their home... 

Myrtle Beach All-Stars win Dixie Youth championship

The Myrtle Beach All-Star baseball team is officially the Dixie Youth Majors state champion. Now the 12-and-under team hopes to follow the footsteps of Coastal Carolina University by bringing home a World Series title. Myrtle Beach claimed the championship Thursday in Union by defeating Maple Park 6-4 on the backs of three home runs, including a walk-off, game-winning two-run homer by Tate Hanna... 

Coastal’s Beckwith named Big South Athlete of Year

Coastal Carolina junior pitcher Andrew Beckwith has been voted the 2015-16 Big South Howard Bagwell Male Athlete of the Year. Liberty’s Ednah Kurgat (basketball) was named the league’s Female Athlete of the Year. The honors are bestowed based upon a vote of the League’s Athletics Directors, Senior Woman Administrators and Sports Information Directors. This marks the third consecutive... 

NBA flushes Charlotte as host of 2017 All-Star Game

The NBA announced it will pull the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte, with the hope of returning the marquee midseason event to the city two years later. The league’s move is in response to its objection to North Carolina House Bill 2, a law that mandates transgender people use public restrooms corresponding to the sex listed on their birth certificates. Commissioner Adam Silver had threatened... 

Pelicans become Mermen for one night only in loss

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans paid tribute to the HBO show “East Bound and Down” Thursday by becoming the fictional Myrtle Beach Mermen for one night only. Charcer Burks extended his on-base streak to 21 games and Yasiel Balaguert smacked his team-high 13th home run of the season, but the Mermen fell 9-4 to the Wilmington Blue Rocks Thursday in front of a sellout crowd of 6,599 at TicketReturn.com... 

Mountaineers picked to win close race for Sun Belt title

The Coastal Carolina football team is ineligible to compete for the Sun Belt Conference championship this season, and it appears the Chanticleers will miss out on a tight title race. The Appalachian State Mountaineers are the favorites to win the 2016 Sun Belt Conference Football Championship according to the league’s 11 head coaches. The preseason selections were released Thursday in advance... 

Johnson still has hot hand, shares Canadian Open lead

Coastal Carolina alum Dustin Johnson won his first U.S. Open championship last month and he’s in position to claim another country’s championship. Johnson recovered from two bogeys and a double bogey on his first four holes Friday at the RBC Canadian Open to shoot a 1-under 71 and remain tied for the second-round lead with fellow American Luke List in Oakville, Ontario. List and Johnson... 

Panthers hoping to avoid Super Bowl 50 hangover

After a near-perfect 2015 regular season and a disappointing performance in the Super Bowl, the defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers must guard against one key issue when sixth-year head coach Ron Rivera opens full training camp July 27 in Spartanburg. Super Bowl hangover. “We need to push even harder this year and remind each other you can’t assume anything,” Rivera said... 

MB All-Stars swing sticks, reach state championship

Tired of the drama of three close victories to open the South Carolina Dixie Youth Majors state tournament, the Myrtle Beach All-Stars broke out the bats and delivered an uneventful 15-4 mercy-rule win over Northern Hartsville on Wednesday night to advance to the state championship. Myrtle Beach needs only one win in two tries against Maple Park on Thursday. The winner advances to the Dixie Youth... 
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