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Saints’ Gore to step aside; Stevens, Hall to move up

When Darren Gore took over as coach of the upstart Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach boys basketball program, the team practiced in a church fellowship hall. When he steps down after his upcoming 10th season, he will leave the program with a new gymnasium and at least five state championship banners hanging from the rafters. Gore announced Wednesday he will turn his whistle over to assistant coach... 

Seahawks, Sharks ranked in SCAAA Directors Cup

Myrtle Beach High and St. James High made strong showings in the 2015-16 SC Athletic Administrators Association Directors Cup, which ranks schools based on their overall finishes in all 22 sanctioned sports. Myrtle Beach ranked fourth in the state in Class 3A, thanks in part to a Class 3A state championship by the girls tennis team, the 17th in school history.  The Seahawks also scored points... 

Tigers QB Derrick commits to play at Appalachian State

Conway High quarterback Peyton Derrick is heading from the beach to the mountains to play college football, the Tigers quarterback announced Tuesday. The rising senior received an official offer from Appalachian State after impressing coaches at camp in Boone, NC, and he quickly took the Mountaineers up on the opportunity. Derrick, who is already a three-year starter for the Tigers, said Tuesday... 

Carolina Forest grad Gold opts to sign with Toronto

It didn’t take Carolina Forest graduate Ryan Gold to make his decision between college or professional baseball. The Coastal Carolina University commitment was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 27th round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Saturday, forcing him to choose between playing for the College World Series-bound Chanticleers next year or realize his childhood dream of playing... 

CF grad, CCU commitment Gold drafted by Blue Jays

Carolina Forest graduate Ryan Gold didn’t participate in this weekend’s North-South All-Star Baseball Weekend, but he did get thrown one heck of a curveball. The All-Star catcher and Coastal Carolina commitment heard his name called by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 27th round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Saturday, forcing him to rethink his decision about whether to play college... 

Athlete of Spring Season: Panthers’ Gerber nets title

The growing popularity of lacrosse was certainly reflected in the Mammy’s Kitchen Athlete of the Spring Season voting as lone lacrosse representative Phil Gerber ran away with the title. Gerber received more than 10,000 votes to earn the distinction. The Carolina Forest graduate is heading to Greensboro (NC) College to continue in the sport after leading the Panthers to a first-ever playoff... 

Former NMB star Quigley gets released by Eagles

Former North Myrtle Beach High and Boston College punter Ryan Quigley was released by the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday without ever having the opportunity to kick for the team in a game or training camp. Quigley signed a one-year free-agent contract with the Eagles in April after being released by the New York Jets in the offseason. The Eagles released Quigley to make room for the signing of defensive... 

Longtime Panthers baseball coach Jolly goes to Dorman

The Carolina Forest High baseball program is losing the only coach it has ever known. Jack Jolly, the reigning Class 4A Coach of the Year, has served as skipper of the Panthers since the school opened in 1997. He is leaving Carolina Forest to take over the same role at Dorman High in Spartanburg. Jolly, who led the Panthers to the Class 4A Lower State finals this past season, departs with a 435-307... 

Seahawks lose Schneider; Saints get Busby via transfer

The Myrtle Beach High boys basketball team’s season is still six months away but the Seahawks have already suffered their first major loss. All-Region selection Bryce Schneider announced Tuesday that he will not be returning to Myrtle Beach for his senior season, instead transferring to Laney High in Wilmington, NC. Schneider, a University of Richmond commitment, made the announcement on... 

Athlete of Week: Dupuis’ move pays off on course

North Myrtle Beach senior golfer Jake Dupuis has made some serious strides up the leaderboard for the Chiefs, but his best move may have come off the course two years ago. As an aspiring golfer living in his native Ontario, Canada, Dupuis made the difficult decision to leave home and move to the golf capital of the Grand Strand in hopes of improving his game and earning a college scholarship. Missions... 
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