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Tigers tap Terry as interim coach pending Jordan case

Longtime Conway High assistant football coach Carlton Terry has been named the Tigers’ interim head coach pending a decision on suspended head coach Chuck Jordan’s future with the program. Terry, a Conway graduate who is entering his 25th season on the staff, has most recently served as offensive coordinator under Jordan for the past three seasons. The Tigers have set school records... 

St. James’ Knaffle verbally commits to South Carolina

St. James High golfer Smith Knaffle has had a busy week on and off the links. Now it appears the rising junior will have even more good times in the years to come. Just days after qualifying for the US Girls Junior Open to set up her plans for the rest of the summer, Knaffle also settled her college plans by verbally committing to the University of South Carolina. “Super excited to announce... 

Lady Chiefs JV coach Smith earns promotion to varsity

The North Myrtle Beach High girls basketball program knew there was a bumper crop of players in the pipeline. Now you can add one more rising star to the Lady Chiefs’ JV call-up list. North Myrtle Beach junior varsity coach Brooke Smith was promoted to take over the vacant varsity coaching spot after leading the Lady Chiefs JV program to a perfect 16-0 record last season. Smith, who has coached... 

MB’s Hardin helps propel South to all-star game win

Myrtle Beach High graduate Hunter Hardin got to play one last soccer game in his high school career in Saturday’s North-South Soccer Classic at TL Hanna High in Anderson. The midfielder helped the South squad score a 3-2 victory over the North. It was the South’s first win since settling for back-to-back ties in the previous two seasons. The South’s win also signaled a bit of... 

Socastee’s Cudd among six signees in Gamecocks’ class

South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin announced a signing of six student-athletes set to join the Gamecocks beginning with the 2017-18 campaign, including Socastee High 7-footer Jason Cudd. Cudd averaged 18.7 points and 7.6 rebounds per game as a senior and led Socastee to its first playoff appearance in three seasons. His father, Clint, played basketball at College of Charleston. “Jason... 

Tar Heels offer MB’s Doty; Tigers’ Moody picks ECU

Myrtle Beach High quarterback Luke Doty hasn’t started his first high school football game yet, but the rising sophomore is already starting to attracting a lot of interest from college recruiters. Doty received his third scholarship offer from an FBS program – and his first from a Power Five conference school – when ACC member North Carolina extended an invitation over the weekend. Doty... 

Jordan arrested, charged with third-degree assault

Conway High football coach Chuck Jordan was arrested Thursday and charged with assault and battery third degree for an in-school incident last month involving a student and a substitute teacher that resulted in the longtime coach’s suspension. Jordan was being held at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center after turning himself in Thursday morning. He was booked at 9:11 a.m. and released at... 

Athlete of Season: MB’s Roberts tops brilliant field

In one of the most decorated fields in Mammy’s Kitchen Athlete of the Season voting history, it only makes sense that the winners shined on the diamond this spring. All-State Myrtle Beach High softball player Cayce Roberts received nearly 20,000 votes to earn the title, followed by Seahawks baseball counterpart Cameron Bodge. North Myrtle Beach’s Cissy Doolittle and Conway’s Neci... 

Conway’s Jordan placed on leave pending investigation

South Carolina’s longest serving football coach is currently on the sidelines pending the results of investigation into an in-school incident last Friday. Conway High’s Chuck Jordan was placed on administrative leave with pay by Horry County Schools following an incident between Jordan, a student and a substitute teacher. Details of the incident were not immediately available. Jordan... 

Athlete of Week: Young’s Socastee stay short, sweet

In the short span of five months, Socastee High’s Brianna Young went from the new kid in school to the big star on campus. Something about winning a state title will do that. The junior relocated to the Grand Strand from Canada in January, when an unseasonably warm winter and an absence of longtime friends allowed Young to focus on her chosen track and field event – the discus. All... 
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