Schools send football team to state with Seahawk Walk

The Myrtle Beach High football team received a hero’s send-off to the Class 4A state championship game with Thursday’s traditional Seahawk Walk through the campus before boarding the bus to Columbia.

The Seahawks will face Greer for the state title at 1 p.m. Friday (on TV at WWMB-21, on radio at 104.9 FM), but only after they got some added encouragement from fellow students, faculty and fans.

Many of the players taking the walk were in primary school in 2008, elementary school in 2010, and middle school in 2013 when the Seahawks took the stroll and went on to win state championships.

On Thursday, it was there turn – high-fiving classmates and hearing cheers from future Seahawks with hopes of someday following in their footsteps. But then it was on the bus and down to business.

Myrtle Beach is seeking its eighth state football crown. Other sports teams have also taken the Seahawk Walk and gone on to bring home the gold. – Photos by Janet Morgan/myhorrynews

 

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