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Approaching storm forces football schedule scramble

The anticipated arrival of Tropical Storm Hermine to the Grand Strand is forcing local high school football teams to call an audible on Friday night’s schedule. Forecasts called for Hermine, which is currently known as Tropical Depression 9, to strengthen and make landfall in the Florida Panhandle before crossing over to the Atlantic Ocean and paralleling the coast. Heavy winds and rains... 

Lady Sharks score sweep over Christian Academy

The St. James High girls volleyball team scored a spirited sweep of SCISA power Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach on Tuesday, winning by scores of 25-17, 25-16 and 25-22. The Lady Sharks came out hot behind a strong effort by sophomore Rebecca Arteaga. She had 12 kills and 10 service points to lead the Lady Sharks (3-2). Teammates Mallory Farmer (10 kills, 10 service points) and Skyla Corey (seven... 

Athlete of the Week: MB’s McGonigal has big impact

Defense has been the big story for the Myrtle Beach High football team so far this season, and Seahawks senior defensive end Sean McGonigal has been one of the biggest reasons. After posting a personal record of four sacks in the Seahawks’ season-opening win over Class 5A power Byrnes, McGonigal had another big night in Myrtle Beach’s 34-13 victory over New Hanover (NC) last Friday. The... 

Volleyball: MB opens year with sweep of Socastee

The Myrtle Beach High volleyball team apparently stayed hungry in the offseason following a deep run in the state playoffs last year, because the Lady Seahawks feasted in Monday’s season-opening sweep over rival Socastee. Myrtle Beach scored a 3-0 victory over the Lady Braves in their own gym, dominating the net to win in straight sets, 25-17, 25-16, and 25-15. The Lady Seahawks were led... 

CF girls in top 5 at Ripley’s; Saints record 10 state cuts

The Carolina Forest girls swim team scored a top-5 finish in the Seventh Annual Ripley’s Invitational meet it hosted at “Pepper” Geddings Recreation Center in Myrtle Beach on Saturday, when 429 swimmers and 18 of the top teams from across the Carolinas hit the pool. The Lady Panthers were led by Peyton McWhorter and Taylor Steele to place fifth out of 18 teams. McWhorter took... 

Lady Sharks take second at Lady Blue Jacket tourney

After winning the Lady Blue Jackets Invitational the past three years, the St. James High girls golf team saw its hot streak snapped by an even hotter Lexington team on Sunday at Diamondback Golf Club in Loris. Led by seventh grade phenom Isabella Rawl, who earned medalist honors with back-to-back 74s for a two-day total of 148, Lexington (636) had four golfers post scores under 80 to claim a 30-stroke... 

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... 

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... 
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