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Athlete of Week: Practice paying for NMB’s Bellamy

North Myrtle Beach High junior volleyball player Sydney Bellamy is a good example of hard work paying off. Turning to the sport as a novice just four years ago, Bellamy has worked her way up the ladder to become a solid contributor on the court for the Chiefs. “When I started volleyball in the seventh grade, I wasn’t very good. I tried out for JV and I wasn’t sure I was even going... 

Lady Chiefs run away with big win over county rivals

The North Myrtle Beach High girls cross country team took on a tough field and rough course conditions in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma to win Tuesday’s five-team meet at Socastee High. The Lady Chiefs added another win to their strong season by tallying 20 team points. Led by medalist Wilson Jenerette, who came from behind with less than 100 meters remaining to break the tape in a time... 

Volleyball: Sharks prevail; Tomlin nets triple-double

No stranger to triple-doubles on the basketball court, Carolina Forest’s Alexis Tomlin completed the rare feat on the volleyball floor in Wednesday’s 3-1 victory over host Sumter. Tomlin recorded 23 kills, 22 service points, and 18 digs to lead the Panthers to a perfect 9-0 regular season record and 2-0 in Region 6-5A play. Teammates Emma Morgan made 12 kills and Kiersten Wisuri had... 

Week 5 Previews & Picks: Local rivalries mark lineup

So far WPDE TV and sister station CW 21’s foray into televising high school football games is experiencing … well, let’s just call them technical difficulties. This week’s installment of “Thursday Night Lights” is the latest casualty as the plug was pulled on Myrtle Beach’s visit to Carolina Forest due to poor “off”-field conditions. It seems... 

Saints volleyball gears up for another state title run

Following a surprising run to the SCISA Class AA state championship match last year, the Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach volleyball team seems to be picking up right where they left off. After a competitive 3-1 loss against 4A public school St. James to start the season, the Saints have rolled off two consecutive 3-0 victories to start their SCISA 2A region schedule. On Tuesday, CAMB swept visiting... 

Seahawks-Panthers game postponed to Friday night

Thursday’s televised contest between the Myrtle Beach and Carolina Forest football teams has been rescheduled to Friday at 7 p.m. due to technical issues created by the remnants of Hurricane Irma. Originally scheduled for Thursday as a part of CW 21 TV’s “Thursday Night Lights” series, the rivalry will instead be held Friday due to problems with the TV trucks and wet conditions... 

Photo Gallery: Ideal starts for Braves, Chiefs, Tigers

“Undefeated!” It’s something not many high school football teams can say this time of year, but three Grand Strand squads are still standing strong in somewhat surprising fashion. Two of the unbeaten teams – Conway and North Myrtle Beach – are playing with new head coaches, and Socastee is playing Class 5A football with a roster of only 27. All three are coming off... 

Illing’s 5 TDs help Socastee flip the script on Seahawks

It’s safe to say the Socastee Braves had this rivalry game circled on their calendars for a year following last season’s embarrassing 70-0 defeat to Myrtle Beach. On Friday night, it was finally their turn for some payback. The Braves (3-0) got four passing touchdowns and a rushing TD from quarterback Hunter Illing to torch the Seahawks (1-3) and celebrate a long-awaited win over their... 

Chiefs survive Bear scare with fourth-quarter surge

The North Myrtle Beach High football team scored the final three touchdowns of the game to knock off a tough challenge from Carvers Bay on Friday night in the Chiefs’ 40-21 home opening victory. The Chiefs (4-0, ranked No. 3 in Class 4A) scored their second win of the week after defeating West Brunswick (NC) on Monday, and the fatigue seemed to show for three quarters, when the Bears (3-1,... 

Football: Sharks rally past Lake City; Saints fall to TKA

The St. James High football team showed up late for Friday’s game at Lake City, but the Sharks (2-2) were celebrating all the way back home with a 42-34 comeback victory over the Panthers (0-3). Trailing 28-0 in the second quarter, the Sharks rallied to erase the deficit early in the third by scoring 35 unanswered points. St. James scored three TDs in the second quarter to cut the deficit... 
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