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Wilson takes keys, drives Seahawks to 100th victory

Mickey Wilson vaguely remembers Scott Earley approaching him in April of 2009 and telling the then-assistant two things. First, Earley was leaving after eight seasons, 72 victories and a state championship from the previous December. Second, Wilson was getting a promotion from offensive coordinator to head coach. It was a rather unceremonious bump in title with little fanfare and no news conference.... 

Tennis: Seahawks start long week with win over Wilson

The Myrtle Beach girls tennis team breezed through another region opponent Monday, defeating host Wilson 5-1 to improve to 3-0 in Region 6-4A play. Myrtle Beach split a pair of third-set tiebreakers in singles matches as No. 1 Carrigan Callihan beat Rebecca Liu 6-0, 2-6, 10-6 and No. 3 Cassidy Friend suffered a hard-fought 6-4, 4-6, 10-8 defeat to Kamin Hudson. Myrtle Beach’s No. 2 Sarah... 

Week 8 Roundup: Wilson wins 100th; Tigers prevail

Myrtle Beach football coach Mickey Wilson’s teams are known for putting up some big numbers. On Friday night he did the same, earning his 100th career victory in a 21-0 win at Marlboro County. In his 10th season as head coach with the Seahawks, Wilson has amassed a 100-25 record and two state championships. And this year’s No. 4-ranked squad is starting to look like one of his best. Myrtle... 

MB girls win region crown; four locals make all-region

The Myrtle Beach High girls golf team won the Region 6-4A Tournament in the rain Monday at Hartsville Country Club, edging host Hartsville by 10 strokes. The Lady Seahawks carded a score of 360, while Hartsville (370), North Myrtle Beach (385) and Darlington (464) claimed the top four qualifying spots for next week’s Lower State Tournament. The Lady Seahawks were led by Taylor Pirttima (85),... 

Seahawks don’t miss beat in shutout over Darlington

No practices, no games, no problem. Playing for the first time in a month due to Hurricane Florence, the No. 4-ranked Myrtle Beach High football team continued its impressive start to the season with a 49-0 victory over Region 6-4A foe Darlington. The only signs of rust on the undefeated Seahawks (4-0 overall, 1-0 region) came on the opening drive when junior quarterback Luke Doty fumbled through... 

Swim: MB’s Morgan wins gold, silver at state meet

Despite missing out on meets for nearly one month due to Hurricane Florence, Grand Strand area swimmers made a strong showing at the SCHSL state championships at the University of South Carolina Natatorium over the weekend. Myrtle Beach High junior Ian Morgan captured the Class 4A state title in the Boys 500 freestyley, turning in a time of 4:39.38 – a full 10 seconds faster than his previous... 

Golf: Sharks, Seahawks return to links with wins

After a three-week hiatus, the three-time state champion St. James girls golf team returned to the links without missing a beat by winning back-to-back matches in convincing fashion. The Lady Sharks returned to play Wednesday at River Oaks against region rival Carolina Forest and came out victorious with a team total 155 over the Lady Panthers’ 197. Senior Smith Knaffle and freshman Adrian... 

Volleyball: NMB dominate region foes Seahawks, Foxes

The North Myrtle Beach High volleyball team waited almost a year for another shot at rival Myrtle Beach. The waiting paid off Wednesday in a 3-0 road sweep over the Lady Seahawks. After losing to the reigning Class 4A state champion Myrtle Beach in last year’s Lower State championship match and suffering  through another three-week delay for a rematch due to Hurricane Florence, the Lady... 

No. 4 Seahawks light up scoreboard, beat Braves

The No. 4-ranked Myrtle Beach football team celebrated Neon Night before a brightly clad crowd by lighting up the scoreboard to the tune of a 63-20 victory over Socastee on Friday at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. The Seahawks (3-0) scored four touchdowns in the first quarter alone to jump on top of the Braves (1-2) early. Quarterback Luke Doty threw TD tosses to Chunk Grissett and Wyatt Roache, and... 

Week 3 Previews & Picks: MB has old score to settle

Myrtle Beach junior quarterback Luke Doty has had this week’s game against rival Socastee circled on his calendar for a year. On Friday he finally gets the chance to right the worst game of his young career. In relief of senior starter Lawson Cribb, Doty completed a respectable 23 of 33 passes for 269 yards. But it was the more important stats – three interceptions and zero touchdowns... 
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