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Conway’s Holmes named All-American by MaxPreps

Conway High baseball standout Grant Holmes has garnered some more accolades even before throwing the first pitch of his senior season. The Florida commit was named to the MaxPreps 2014 Preseason All-American team on Friday as the only player from South Carolina on the squad. Following a strong junior season that saw the lefthander post a 0.18 ERA with 55 strikeouts, Holmes took part in the Perfect... 

Boys Hoops: Tigers nip CF; Braves manhandle Sharks

The Conway High boys basketball team got a pair of late game-winning free throws from Jalen Hennigan and Christian Jeffords to knock off rival Carolina Forest 83-81 in a wild finish on Friday night. The visiting Panthers came back to tie the game in the final 5 seconds when Parker Helgerson was fouled on a potential game-tying 3-pointer. He calmly knocked down all three free throws to seemingly send... 

Girls Hoops: Tigers, Braves, Sharks top non-region rivals

The Conway High girls basketball team used a 22-12 run in the fourth quarter to break open a tight game against visiting North Myrtle Beach in Tuesday night’s non-conference contest. The Lady Tigers trailed by as many as six points in the first half and led just 25-24 after three periods before finally catching fire in the fourth behind the hot hand of Aishera Williams. Williams connected on... 

Seahawks win fifth straight; Lady Tigers avenge MB loss

The Myrtle Beach High boys basketball team needed overtime to put away rival Conway a week ago. This time the Seahawks (5-1) put it away early. Myrtle Beach exploded in the first half en route to a 71-53 victory over the Tigers, who took the Seahawks to OT before falling 93-91 last week. But Myrtle Beach, which has won five straight, kept its hot hand to put this one away early. The Seahawks had three... 

Tigers surge past Sharks; SJ girls get even with Conway

The Conway High boys opened the season on a winning note with a 66-49 victory over the visiting St. James Sharks (1-0). Conway’s Cortez Brown scored a game-high 17 points, Jalen Hennigan tallied 16 and Christian Jeffords added 14 to lead a balanced scoring effort for the Tigers, who closed the win with a 20-5 run in the fourth quarter. St. James was led by Dakota Holmes with 13 points. Jackson... 

Conway tops St. James to claim Sand & Hoops title

Conway emerged as a bit of a surprise winner of the Lady Braves Sand & Hoops Invitational on Wednesday by defeating St. James 34-31 in the title game. Coming off a 7-16 season, the the Class 4A Lady Tigers (3-0) won three games in as many days, albeit against smaller schools. Still, Wednesday’s win over the Class 3A Lady Sharks (2-1) showed an improved team in 2013-14. Conway’s Zakera... 

Conway clobbers Carolina Forest in finale for rivals

With both teams eliminated from playoff contention, Friday night’s rivalry between Carolina Forest and Conway was all about bragging rights. The Tigers (2-9) took them back from the Panthers (1-10) in impressive fashion with a 47-12 victory in The Backyard, avenging last year’s loss to their rivals from just down Highway 501. Conway’s Cortez Brown scored on a 7-yard touchdown run,... 

Region 6-4A Recap: Tigers, Panthers fall to league foes

The Conway and Carolina Forest football teams continued their battle for the cellar of Region 6-4A by suffering big defeats to league foes on Friday night. The Tigers (1-7) were demolished 48-7 by an undefeated South Florence squad. Nick Jones threw four touchdown passes to Tabari Hines to lead the Bruins’ rout. Carolina Forest (1-7) was routed 51-12 at Sumter. Both teams are winless in the region... 

Region 6-4A Recap: Tigers, Panthers pounded at home

Conway opened Region 6-4A play on a sour note Friday night, suffering a 41-19 loss to visiting West Florence at The Backyard. The Knights jumped out to an early lead when quarterback Marquane Goodman ran for a touchdown and threw another for a quick 14-0 edge. The Tigers cut the deficit in half on a TD pass from Ethan Smith to Bryan Edwards, but the Knights cashed in on several Conway miscues to put... 

Week 5 Preview and Picks: Victory Bell tolls for injured

The Battle for the Victory Bell may sound more like an ambulance siren when the rivalry commences Friday night. This year’s installment has lost a little luster with both the Conway Tigers (1-4) and Myrtle Beach Seahawks (1-3) suffering through rare, subpar seasons. The second half of the schedule doesn’t look very promising either with many key players on both sides of the ball out or... 
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