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CCU baseball joins another Top 25 list for 2019 season

With just over five weeks until the season opener on Friday, Feb. 15, the Coastal Carolina baseball team cracked into the 2019 Perfect Game Preseason College Top 25 rankings, coming in at No. 25 overall, it was announced today. The No. 25 national preseason ranking is the second preseason top 25 honor for the Chanticleers who were ranked No. 12 overall in Collegiate Baseball’s Fabulous 40 NCAA... 

Pelicans, Cubs make over field staff for 2019 season

The Myrtle Beach  Pelicans and parent club Chicago Cubs announced their on‐field staff for the 2019 season on Wednesday. New to Myrtle Beach this season, Jimmy Gonzalez will take the helm for the Pelicans following four seasons managing the Single-A South Bend Cubs. The 2016 Midwest League Manager of the Year with South Bend, Gonzalez was  Rookie League Mesa’s manager in 2014 following a season as the club’s hitting coach. The Pelicans’ staff will also welcome Brian Lawrence (pitching coach), Ricardo Medina (hitting coach), and Osmin... 

Hoops: Falcons fly by MB; Tigers rally to top Sharks

Craig Martin walked off the court at the end of the first half in silence, hardly looking up from the floor. The way his Myrtle Beach boys basketball team had played against Darlington, only the post-game handshake line probably prevented him from doing it again after the final buzzer sounded. The ninth-ranked Seahawks were thumped at home Tuesday night by the Falcons, eventually losing 80-65.... 

Tigers crush Crimson Tide for national championship

Clemson captured its third national football championship – and its second in three seasons – by crushing nemesis Alabama 44-16 in Monday night’s College Football Playoff finale in Santa Clara, Calif. Freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence threw for 347 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Tigers (15-0) past the Crimson Tide (14-1) in the fourth consecutive meeting between the... 

CCU alums Ross, Johnson pioneers in upstart league

Former Coastal Carolina football players Alex Ross and Kerron Johnson both were a part of history this past weekend, as the former Chanticleer gridiron standouts were two of hundreds of players to report to the first-ever Alliance of American Football (AAF) training camp for their respective teams in San Antonio, Texas. All eight teams in the AAF made their way to San Antonio for training camp... 

Jags drop Chants in 2OT; Lady Chants lose to USA

Four players reached double digits for Coastal Carolina, but it was not enough in a hard-fought double-overtime loss to South Alabama by a final 84-77 count. David Kralj scored 12 points, but none more important than his three with less than a second left in regulation to send the game into overtime even at 68. CCU had trailed by five (68-63) with less than nine seconds left. Ajay Sanders was able... 

Hoops: Braves sweep CF; Seahawks split with Chiefs

Socastee scored a big road victory in its Region 6-5A opener, defeating rival Carolina Forest 63-50 behind Jay Williams’ game-high 18-point performance. Socastee’s Payton Lewis added 14 points for the Braves. PJ Robinson led the Panthers with 15 points and Kyle Watkins chipped in 10. The Panthers (8-7 overall, 0-1 region) will return to action Saturday at Marion. Socastee (7-8, 1-0)... 

CCU Hoops: Road teams win SBC debuts with Troy

Tyrell Gumbs-Frater scored a game-high 20 points as Coastal Carolina opened Sun Belt Conference action with a road 88-75 win at Troy. Gumbs-Frater led a three-point Chanticleers barrage with six three-point field goals as CCU finished the game with a season-high 15 threes. It was one three off the school-record of 16 set in January of 2008 against VMI and once again in February of the same year... 

Beach Ball Classic, Day 6: Comets top Cards for title

Monday’s Beach Ball Classic championship game didn’t feature the offensive fireworks for New Year’s Eve, but strong defense brought plenty of drama to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Westchester (CA) erased a nine-point deficit over the final 7 minutes to claim a 42-41 victory over Scott County (KY). The Comets held the Cardinals without a field goal for nearly the last 8... 

Beach Ball Classic, Day 4/5: CA’s Green leaves his mark

This week’s Beach Ball Classic has been a memorable one for Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach senior Michael Green, capped by his victory in the 3-Point Contest on Saturday night at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Green repeatedly ripped the net to knock off fellow sharpshooters from around the country. He was joined by Westchester (CA) Slam-Dunk champion Kaelen Allen as the top honorees... 
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