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Monday After The Masters celebrates 25th anniversary

The team led by former NFL player Jimbo Covert and PGA Tour player Billy Hurley won a scorecard playoff to break a four-way tie and capture the 25th anniversary Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am on a sun-drenched Dye Course at Barefoot Resort & Golf. Teams captained by Covert and Hurley, Paige Spiranac and Dave Ross, Matt NeSmith and Edwin McCain, and Mark... 

Green follows his hoops dream to South Carolina

Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach boys basketball standout Mike Green II considered many factors in making his decision to walk on at the University of South Carolina – academics, basketball, social life and more. But in the end, it all came down to two little words: “What if?” “The biggest thing was I didn’t want to go through life wondering ‘what if?'”... 

Chants top Jags in series, visit Wolfpack Wednesday

No. 19 Coastal Carolina baseball got a strong start on the mound from junior pitcher Anthony Veneziano and scored a season-high eight runs in one inning to rout South Alabama 14-5 on Sunday afternoon at Stanky Field in Mobile, Ala. The Sun Belt series win is the third of the season for the Chants. CCU has now won 19-of-24 conference series matchups since joining the Sun Belt Conference in 2017. With... 

Chadwell likes energy in Coastal’s Spring Game

The Coastal Carolina football team concluded its 2019 spring schedule Saturday afternoon by holding its annual Spring Game at Brooks Stadium. The event lasted nearly two hours and pitted the Chanticleer offense against the defense in 60 minutes of game action that included a total of 19 series. “I hope that everyone today saw us playing with passion and enthusiasm,” said head coach Jamey Chadwell... 

Lerud brings fresh face, new attitude to Pelicans

Grand Strand baseball fans will notice a few changes when the Myrtle Beach Pelicans open the 2019 season this weekend, but none bigger than the man who is calling all the shots. The last time Steve Lerud was at Pelicans Ballpark was more than a decade ago as a 23-year-old catcher on the visitors’ side whose focus was on making it to the major leagues. Now, as the first-year manager for the... 

Sharks sink their teeth into inside track for region title

The first batter of the game not only reached base against St. James. Moments later, after a wild pitch, sacrifice bunt and fly ball, South Florence’s Korique Rainey scored. He was the last Bruin to do so, and he was also the last one to reach third base. St. James not only came from behind in another region game on Monday; the Sharks put it on their closest competition with a 9-1 victory that... 

CAC swimmers score wins at Lower Palmetto meet

Carolina Aquatics (CA) hosted the 2019 Lower Palmetto Championship Meet this past weekend on the campus of the University of South Carolina. The meet was open to all youth swimmers who did not qualify for the multi-state sectional meets for their individual events (sectional qualifying times are faster than state championship qualifying times). The sectional qualifiers have been in action in recent... 

Chants split with Wolves; Gilmore gets 1,200th win

Coastal Carolina baseball head coach Gary Gilmore recorded his 1,200th career win as a collegiate baseball head coach on Saturday, as the No. 10 Chanticleers split a Sun Belt Conference doubleheader with the Arkansas State Red Wolves at Springs Brooks Stadium. Coastal took game one 6-0, while the Red Wolves won game two 7-3. With the split, the Red Wolves took the three-game series 2-1 over the... 

Home runs doom Chants in round 1 with Red Wolves

No. 10 Coastal Carolina was held to a season-low two runs on Friday night, as the Arkansas State Red Wolves defeated the Chanticleers 4-2 in Sun Belt cross-divisional play at Springs Brooks Stadium. The loss is the first home Friday night loss for the Chants this season who fall to 19-7-1 overall and 5-2 in conference play. With the win, the Red Wolves move to 18-8 overall and 6-1 in the Sun Belt. Coastal... 

Seahawks ride defense to Soccer at the Beach final

Despite being shorthanded, the Myrtle Beach High boys and girls soccer teams made strong title-defense bids as hosts of last weekend’s Soccer at the Beach Tournament – with the operative word being “defense.” For the second straight season, the Lady Seahawks (12-2-1 overall, 5-0 Region 6-4A) did not allow a single goal in repeating as girls champions. They won their three... 
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