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Conway leapfrogs Carolina Forest into top spot of poll

There’s a new No. 1 boys high school basketball team to start the new year, and it happens to be a local school better known for its football program. Conway (9-1) overtook the top spot in the latest Coastal Basketball Coaches Association poll from No. 2 Carolina Forest (9-3), and Myrtle Beach (3-8) dropped from No. 3 all the way to No. 9 despite a solid showing in the Beach Ball Classic. Christian... 

Conway’s Edwards opts to stick with South Carolina

Despite a surprise coaching change, a 3-9 record and a hard push from several other schools, Conway High wide receiver Bryan Edwards has decided to recommit to the University of South Carolina, according to multiple media reports. Edwards, a US Army All-American and Shrine Bowl selection, recently visited South Carolina and met with new Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp. He became the first commitment... 

Tigers leap past Seahawks in poll and on hardwood

The Conway High basketball team leap-frogged Myrtle Beach for the No. 2 spot in the Coastal Basketball Coaches Association poll, which was released earlier Monday. A few hours later, the Tigers proved themselves worthy of the promotion. Conway’s Jimmy Nichols exploded for a game-high 24 points and Shy Holmes poured in 18 to lead the Tigers to a 72-58 victory over rival Myrtle Beach. Juwon... 

Class 4A Playoffs: Tigers, Panthers fall in first round

Conway’s three-year wait to return to the Class 4A Division II playoffs didn’t last very long as Westwood rolled past the Tigers 27-13 on Friday night in The Backyard. Westwood running back Andrew Plante rushed for three touchdowns, backfield mate Rudy Mitchell ran for more than 200 yards and two TDs, and the powerful Red Hawks offensive line overpowered Conway in the trenches in a... 

Conway’s Edwards rescinds commitment to Gamecocks

Conway High star wide receiver Bryan Edwards has rescinded his verbal commitment to play football at the University of South Carolina, he announced in a statement Thursday. “After giving it a lot of thought, I have decided to reconsider my commitment to South Carolina. I plan to visit a few other schools. South Carolina is still very high on my list,” Edwards said in the statement. Edwards,... 

Football: Tigers, Panthers ready to enter playoff fray

The Backyard at Conway High has sat empty during recent postseasons. Next Friday, it will explode in playoff excitement as the Tigers play host to Westwood in the first round of the Class 4A Division II playoffs. Fifth-seeded Conway and 10th-seeded Carolina Forest learned their playoff fates Saturday after the final regular season games were finally completed. The Panthers will travel to No. 7-seeded... 

Week 11: Conway rips CF, secures No. 2 playoff seed

What appeared on paper to be a tightly matched contest turned out to be a lopsided 33-0 victory by Conway over visiting rival Carolina Forest. The Tigers (9-2 overall, 4-1 Region 6-4A) clinched the No. 2 seed and a home game in next week’s Class 4A playoffs, while the Panthers (5-6, 2-3) finished with a losing record and are a long shot for a playoff berth. Conway running back Jah’Maine... 

Region 6-4A: Tigers top SF; Panthers fall to Gamecocks

One of Conway’s biggest wins of the season also came with perhaps its biggest loss Friday night as star wide receiver Bryan Edwards went down with an injury in a 50-29 victory over the visiting South Florence Bruins. Conway quarterback Peyton Derrick threw four touchdown passes and Jah’Maine Martin tallied two TDs as the Tigers (8-1 overall, 3-0 Region 6-4A) once again posted 50 points... 

Region 6-4A: Tigers thump Braves; Panthers clipped

The Conway High football team’s second meeting of the season with rival Socastee looked a lot like the first – one-sided. The visiting Tigers took a 45-6 victory over the Braves on Friday night, giving them a total of 100 points scored against Socastee this season. Conway won the Week 2 meeting 55-0. Conway’s Jah’Maine Martin rushed for three touchdowns and quarterback Peyton... 

Derrick hurls seven TDs in Tigers’ return to Graveyard

Despite the excitement surrounding Conway’s return to The Graveyard, it took the Tigers a little time to awaken the spirits of their old haunt. But quarterback Peyton Derrick’s seven touchdown passes led Conway to a 60-28 victory over West Florence at CCU’s Brooks Stadium on Friday night. Recent flooding forced the Tigers to move their Region 6-4A opener down Highway 501 to the... 
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