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Boys Hoops: Saints reach state semis; Tigers ousted

The Conway High boys basketball team’s record-setting season came to a halt in the third round of the Class 5A playoffs on Tuesday night. The Tigers suffered a 61-49 defeat to the host Wildcats following the program’s first share of a region title in more than a half-century. Conway was led by Tonka Hemingway with 17 points, Timothy Steele with 13, and James Bellamy with 10. The Tigers... 

Chants hammer Seahawks to stay perfect on season

No. 19 Coastal Carolina flew out to an early 5-0 lead in the first inning to defeat the UNCW Seahawks 10-5 in midweek action at Brooks Field in Wilmington, N.C. With the win, the Chanticleers open up the season at 4-0 for the first time since 2008 and will head into the Brittain Resorts Baseball at the Beach tournament this weekend on a four-game winning streak. The road victory also marks the... 

Morgan, Steele strike gold to lead CAC at state meet

South Carolina Swimming hosted its annual Short Course Championship Meet this past weekend in Greenville, SC. This year, over 800 swimmers from 28 swim clubs were in action, including 28 swimmers from the Coastal Aquatic Club. Over the weekend, CAC swimmers brought home state titles as well as individual and team medals. Ian Morgan (500 Free, 1,000 Free, and 1,650 Free) and Taylor Steele (100... 

Lady Seahawks’ lock-down defense nets state semi bid

A.C. Flora missed a couple shots. Then a couple more. They added a few turnovers. It was clear that one of the better scoring teams in the state was not having a great offensive night. Myrtle Beach’s defensive was largely responsible for that, and now the Seahawks are headed back to lower state championship game yet again. Coach Jennifer Dennison’s team defeated the Falcons 51-28 Monday in... 

Chadwell makes changes, additions to football staff

Coastal Carolina football head coach Jamey Chadwell announced the additions of former Furman defensive coordinator and safeties coach Chad Staggs, former Georgia State defensive line coach Skylor Magee and former Cartersville High School head coach Joey King to the Chanticleers football staff. Chad Scott joins the program from Charleston Southern as the director of football speed, strength and... 

Chants blow past Camels, sweep opening weekend

Coastal Carolina baseball’s 11-2 win over the Campbell Fighting Camels was a total team effort, as the No. 21 ranked Chanticleers had 10 different players record a hit and saw a number of milestones in the contest highlighted by the return to the mound of both redshirt senior Bobby Holmes and redshirt junior Austin Kitchen in Sunday’s win on the final day of the Brittain Resorts Invitational... 

Boys Hoops: Tigers win again; MB falls at Wilson

Not all that long ago, the Conway basketball team was among the first teams in the area to be eliminated from the playoffs each year, if it qualified for the postseason at all. How quickly that has changed. The Tigers defended home court on Saturday, beating James Island 53-40. With the victory, they’ll be the final Horry County boys program still playing, having reached the third round of the... 

Coastal men, women split against Appalachian State

Coastal Carolina ran into a hot-shooting Appalachian State team Saturday in dropping an 88-79 road decision. The Chants defense had trouble containing App State as the Mountaineers shot 54 percent for the game with five players recording double-digit points. Ajay Sanders had a career-game for the Chants finishing with a game and career-high 22 points. He hit seven field goals, including four of... 

Girls Hoops: Socastee, CF eliminated; MB dominates

Socastee predicates everything it does on defense. But the Braves still needed some offense to go along with it. The Region VI-5A champs were upset at home in the second round of the state playoffs on Friday, losing 34-26 to James Island in a game coach Kelly Lewis wishes she had back. “We’re a defensive team. Holding a team to 34 points, that should be good enough to win,” Lewis said. Instead,... 

Chants come out swinging in season debut over VCU

Chants come out dNo. 21 Coastal Carolina baseball had a total of five players combine to drive in 10 RBIs on Friday night, as the Chanticleers overcame a pair of three-run deficits in a 10-8 season-opening win over the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams on day one of the Brittain Resorts Invitational at Springs Brooks Stadium. With the win, Coastal has now won five-straight season openers and... 
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