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  • CCU student racing at Daytona International Speedway

    CCU student racing at Daytona International Speedway

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-02-17 00:30:27 GMT
    Brandon Brown is a full-time CCU student racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Source: Michael Walter (WMBF)Brandon Brown is a full-time CCU student racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Source: Michael Walter (WMBF)

    Coastal Carolina University senior Brandon Brown will be racing at the Daytona International Speedway over the weekend. Brown, 24, drives in the Xfinity Series, NASCAR’s second tier right behind the Monster Energy Series.

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    Coastal Carolina University senior Brandon Brown will be racing at the Daytona International Speedway over the weekend. Brown, 24, drives in the Xfinity Series, NASCAR’s second tier right behind the Monster Energy Series.

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  • After being cleared by police in cheerleader's rape case, former Coastal Carolina football player sues school for expelling him

    After being cleared by police in cheerleader's rape case, former Coastal Carolina football player sues school for expelling him

    Sunday, February 11 2018 9:30 AM EST2018-02-11 14:30:27 GMT
    Source: Raycom MediaSource: Raycom Media

    A former Coastal Carolina University football player who was expelled after a cheerleader accused him of rape filed a federal lawsuit against the university last week, alleging in court papers that he lost his scholarship because of false allegations and a flawed disciplinary system. 

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    A former Coastal Carolina University football player who was expelled after a cheerleader accused him of rape filed a federal lawsuit against the university last week, alleging in court papers that he lost his scholarship because of false allegations and a flawed disciplinary system. 

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  • CCU softball charging for the first time

    CCU softball charging for the first time

    Friday, February 9 2018 11:30 PM EST2018-02-10 04:30:45 GMT
    CCU is charging for admission to softball games this season for the first time. (Source: WMBF News)CCU is charging for admission to softball games this season for the first time. (Source: WMBF News)

    Friday was opening day for Coastal Carolina University softball and, for the first time, the university will be charging admission. 

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    Friday was opening day for Coastal Carolina University softball and, for the first time, the university will be charging admission. 

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  • Joe Moglia announces return to Coastal Carolina

    Joe Moglia announces return to Coastal Carolina

    Friday, January 5 2018 1:30 PM EST2018-01-05 18:30:13 GMT
    Coach Joe Moglia (Source: CCU)Coach Joe Moglia (Source: CCU)

    Coastal Carolina’s Joe Moglia announced he has been medically cleared to immediately resume his roles as the Chanticleers’ head football coach, executive director of football operations and chairman of the University’s athletic department.

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    Coastal Carolina’s Joe Moglia announced he has been medically cleared to immediately resume his roles as the Chanticleers’ head football coach, executive director of football operations and chairman of the University’s athletic department.

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  • CCU announces new defensive coordinator to replace retiring Mickey Matthews

    CCU announces new defensive coordinator to replace retiring Mickey Matthews

    Friday, December 8 2017 1:08 PM EST2017-12-08 18:08:27 GMT
    Marvin Sanders. (Source: Huskers.com)Marvin Sanders. (Source: Huskers.com)

    A day after Coastal Carolina football lost its defensive coordinator, the team announced a new one. Friday, CCU head coach Joe Moglia announced Marvin Sanders will take the position. Sanders spent three years as the defensive coordinator at North Carolina more than a decade ago and worked with Moglia when he was on staff at Nebraska, according to a release from the school.

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    A day after Coastal Carolina football lost its defensive coordinator, the team announced a new one. Friday, CCU head coach Joe Moglia announced Marvin Sanders will take the position. Sanders spent three years as the defensive coordinator at North Carolina more than a decade ago and worked with Moglia when he was on staff at Nebraska, according to a release from the school.

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  • Chanticleers take on Gamecocks at Star Wars-themed game in Columbia Saturday

    Chanticleers take on Gamecocks at Star Wars-themed game in Columbia Saturday

    Friday, December 8 2017 1:02 PM EST2017-12-08 18:02:42 GMT
    CCU men's basketball team will take on the Gamecocks at a Star Wars-themed game Saturday. (Source: GamecocksOnline.com news release)CCU men's basketball team will take on the Gamecocks at a Star Wars-themed game Saturday. (Source: GamecocksOnline.com news release)

    It’s not a trap! We found something fun for you and the family to do on Saturday. You’ll have to go to the Dark Side (Columbia) to watch the Coastal Carolina men’s basketball team take on the South Carolina Gamecocks. On top of a great basketball game, you’ll get to celebrate your “Star Wars” fandom as well.

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    It’s not a trap! We found something fun for you and the family to do on Saturday. You’ll have to go to the Dark Side (Columbia) to watch the Coastal Carolina men’s basketball team take on the South Carolina Gamecocks. On top of a great basketball game, you’ll get to celebrate your “Star Wars” fandom as well.

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  • Coastal Carolina Defensive Coordinator Mickey Matthews Announces Retirement

    Coastal Carolina Defensive Coordinator Mickey Matthews Announces Retirement

    Thursday, December 7 2017 4:31 PM EST2017-12-07 21:31:42 GMT
    Mickey Matthews at a game against UMASS. (Source: CCU Athletics)Mickey Matthews at a game against UMASS. (Source: CCU Athletics)

    Coastal Carolina defensive coordinator Mickey Matthews announced today his retirement from coaching. “I want to thank everyone here at Coastal Carolina, not just the athletic department but the entire University,” Matthews said.

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    Coastal Carolina defensive coordinator Mickey Matthews announced today his retirement from coaching. “I want to thank everyone here at Coastal Carolina, not just the athletic department but the entire University,” Matthews said.

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  • Seven Football Chants Get All-Sun Belt Recognition

    Seven Football Chants Get All-Sun Belt Recognition

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 4:30 PM EST2017-12-06 21:30:42 GMT
    (Source: CCU Athletics Department)(Source: CCU Athletics Department)

    Seven Coastal Carolina Chanticleers were named to the 2017 Sun Belt All-Conference football team, the league announced today. 

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    Seven Coastal Carolina Chanticleers were named to the 2017 Sun Belt All-Conference football team, the league announced today. 

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  • CCU can't overcome hot-shooting Wofford

    CCU can't overcome hot-shooting Wofford

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 10:34 PM EST2017-11-30 03:34:50 GMT
    Jaylen Shaw was recognized for reaching 1,000 points prior to the game. (Source: WMBF Sports)Jaylen Shaw was recognized for reaching 1,000 points prior to the game. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    On a night when Jaylen Shaw was honored before the game for scoring his 1,000th point in a Coastal Carolina uniform, the senior poured in a career-high 26 points, but it was not enough in an 87-81 loss to Wofford..

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    On a night when Jaylen Shaw was honored before the game for scoring his 1,000th point in a Coastal Carolina uniform, the senior poured in a career-high 26 points, but it was not enough in an 87-81 loss to Wofford..

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  • Coastal Carolina hoops breezes past UTSA

    Coastal Carolina hoops breezes past UTSA

    Friday, November 17 2017 5:44 PM EST2017-11-17 22:44:52 GMT
    CCU faces Vermont in the winners bracket, Saturday at 5 PM.CCU faces Vermont in the winners bracket, Saturday at 5 PM.

     Four players reached double digits for Coastal Carolina in the Chanticleers 83-69 win over Texas San Antonio in their first game of the Island of the Bahamas Showcase.

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     Four players reached double digits for Coastal Carolina in the Chanticleers 83-69 win over Texas San Antonio in their first game of the Island of the Bahamas Showcase.

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  • Chants advance in NCAA Tournament

    Chants advance in NCAA Tournament

    Thursday, November 16 2017 10:48 PM EST2017-11-17 03:48:37 GMT
    CCU faces Clemson in the second round. (Souce: WMBF Sports)CCU faces Clemson in the second round. (Souce: WMBF Sports)

    Frantzdy Pierrot teamed up with Martin Melchor to give the Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team an NCAA College Cup first-round victory over the Southern Conference champions Mercer, 1-0,

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    Frantzdy Pierrot teamed up with Martin Melchor to give the Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team an NCAA College Cup first-round victory over the Southern Conference champions Mercer, 1-0,

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  • Puerto Rico Tip-Off kicks off Thursday at the HTC Center

    Puerto Rico Tip-Off kicks off Thursday at the HTC Center

    Thursday, November 16 2017 9:17 AM EST2017-11-16 14:17:52 GMT
    The first tip-off is today at 11:30 a.m. between South Carolina and Illinois (Source: WMBF News)..The first tip-off is today at 11:30 a.m. between South Carolina and Illinois (Source: WMBF News)..

    The Puerto Rico Tip-Off kicks off Thursday at the HTC Center at Coastal Carolina University, and local hotels are excited for the economic boost this tournament will bring to our area.

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    The Puerto Rico Tip-Off kicks off Thursday at the HTC Center at Coastal Carolina University, and local hotels are excited for the economic boost this tournament will bring to our area.

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  • Troy too much for Coastal Carolina

    Troy too much for Coastal Carolina

    Saturday, November 11 2017 9:53 PM EST2017-11-12 02:53:30 GMT
    CCU travels to Idaho next Saturday afternoon. (Souce: WMBF Sports)CCU travels to Idaho next Saturday afternoon. (Souce: WMBF Sports)

    Marcus Jones returned the opening kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown then returned the next kick he fielded 87 yards for a score to lead Troy (8-2, 5-1 Sun Belt) to a 42-17 victory over Coastal Carolina (1-9, 0-6 Sun Belt)  Saturday evening at Brooks Stadium. ...

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    Marcus Jones returned the opening kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown then returned the next kick he fielded 87 yards for a score to lead Troy (8-2, 5-1 Sun Belt) to a 42-17 victory over Coastal Carolina (1-9, 0-6 Sun Belt)  Saturday evening at Brooks Stadium. ...

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  • CCU opens the season with blow out win

    CCU opens the season with blow out win

    Friday, November 10 2017 10:05 PM EST2017-11-11 03:05:51 GMT
    CCU returns to action Tuesday at Lamar. (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU returns to action Tuesday at Lamar. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina University started the 2017-18 season in strong fashion in defeating Piedmont International 102-50.

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    Coastal Carolina University started the 2017-18 season in strong fashion in defeating Piedmont International 102-50.

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  • CCU Announces 2018 Baseball Schedule

    CCU Announces 2018 Baseball Schedule

    Thursday, November 9 2017 3:09 PM EST2017-11-09 20:09:09 GMT
    CCU opens the season Feb. 16 against Virginia TechCCU opens the season Feb. 16 against Virginia Tech

    Home games versus eight 2017 NCAA Regional teams and facing 17 teams on the recently published D1Baseball.com list of top 100 programs in the nation highlight Coastal Carolina’s 2018 baseball schedule, head coach Gary Gilmore announced today.

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    Home games versus eight 2017 NCAA Regional teams and facing 17 teams on the recently published D1Baseball.com list of top 100 programs in the nation highlight Coastal Carolina’s 2018 baseball schedule, head coach Gary Gilmore announced today.

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  • CCU suffers heart-breaker at Arkansas

    CCU suffers heart-breaker at Arkansas

    Saturday, November 4 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-11-05 01:37:57 GMT
    Coastal returns home Nov. 11 to face Troy. (Source: CCU)Coastal returns home Nov. 11 to face Troy. (Source: CCU)

    Coastal Carolina led by 13 to start the fourth quarter and nearly spoiled Arkansas’ Homecoming, but the Razorbacks scored touchdowns with 10:09 and 1:55 left the game for a 39-38 come-from-behind win over Coastal Carolina Saturday night at Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

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    Coastal Carolina led by 13 to start the fourth quarter and nearly spoiled Arkansas’ Homecoming, but the Razorbacks scored touchdowns with 10:09 and 1:55 left the game for a 39-38 come-from-behind win over Coastal Carolina Saturday night at Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

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  • CCU wins in exhibition action

    CCU wins in exhibition action

    Thursday, November 2 2017 10:42 PM EDT2017-11-03 02:42:12 GMT
    CCU opens the season against Piedmont International. (Source: CCU)CCU opens the season against Piedmont International. (Source: CCU)

    Coastal Carolina had four players score in double figures in defeating South Carolina State 83-69 in exhibition action leading into the 2017-18 season.

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    Coastal Carolina had four players score in double figures in defeating South Carolina State 83-69 in exhibition action leading into the 2017-18 season.

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  • Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament to bring thousands to Grand Strand in two weeks

    Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament to bring thousands to Grand Strand in two weeks

    Thursday, November 2 2017 7:47 AM EDT2017-11-02 11:47:15 GMT
    CCU's HTC Center will host the upcoming Puerto Rico Tip-Off. (Source: WMBF News)CCU's HTC Center will host the upcoming Puerto Rico Tip-Off. (Source: WMBF News)

    The Puerto Rico Tip-Off is just two weeks away, with Coastal Carolina University playing host.

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    The Puerto Rico Tip-Off is just two weeks away, with Coastal Carolina University playing host.

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  • CCU Men's Basketball picked eighth in Sun Belt

    CCU Men's Basketball picked eighth in Sun Belt

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 3:23 PM EDT2017-10-31 19:23:13 GMT
    Hartsville native Jaylen Shaw was named to the All-Sun Belt 2nd team. (Source: CCU)Hartsville native Jaylen Shaw was named to the All-Sun Belt 2nd team. (Source: CCU)

    The Sun Belt Conference has released the Preseason Poll for men’s basketball with Coastal Carolina picked to finish eighth among the 12-team conference while picking up 67 votes..

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    The Sun Belt Conference has released the Preseason Poll for men’s basketball with Coastal Carolina picked to finish eighth among the 12-team conference while picking up 67 votes..

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  • CCU corralled by Texas State

    CCU corralled by Texas State

    Saturday, October 28 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-10-29 01:36:14 GMT
    CCU falls to 1-7 with the loss. (Source:WMBF Sports)CCU falls to 1-7 with the loss. (Source:WMBF Sports)

     Damian Williams completed 27-of-38 passes for 269 yards with two touchdowns to help Texas State spoil Coastal Carolina’s Homecoming as the Bobcats claimed a 27-7 victory Saturday night at Brooks Stadium....

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     Damian Williams completed 27-of-38 passes for 269 yards with two touchdowns to help Texas State spoil Coastal Carolina’s Homecoming as the Bobcats claimed a 27-7 victory Saturday night at Brooks Stadium....

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  • CCU's upset bid falls short

    CCU's upset bid falls short

    Saturday, October 21 2017 8:57 PM EDT2017-10-22 00:57:08 GMT
    Myrtle Beach native Tyler Keane threw for 332 yards and 2 td's in the loss. (Source: CCU)Myrtle Beach native Tyler Keane threw for 332 yards and 2 td's in the loss. (Source: CCU)

    For the fourth time this season, Coastal Carolina had a chance late and suffered another one-possession loss as Appalachian State scored 20 unanswered points in the second half for a 37-29 victory at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

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    For the fourth time this season, Coastal Carolina had a chance late and suffered another one-possession loss as Appalachian State scored 20 unanswered points in the second half for a 37-29 victory at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

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  • CCU’s Moglia signed new deal more than one month into leave

    CCU’s Moglia signed new deal more than one month into leave

    Friday, October 20 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-10-20 21:04:24 GMT
    Coach Joe Moglia signed a new deal in August. (Source: CCU)Coach Joe Moglia signed a new deal in August. (Source: CCU)

    Coastal Carolina head football coach Joe Moglia has a contract keeping him with the school through the 2021 season. The updated contract is dated August 29. Moglia signed it September 9. Moglia announced a five-month medical sabbatical July 28.

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    Coastal Carolina head football coach Joe Moglia has a contract keeping him with the school through the 2021 season. The updated contract is dated August 29. Moglia signed it September 9. Moglia announced a five-month medical sabbatical July 28.

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  • Man killed in Harrisburg crash ID'd as former Coastal Carolina student, basketball player

    Man killed in Harrisburg crash ID'd as former Coastal Carolina student, basketball player

    Thursday, October 19 2017 2:58 PM EDT2017-10-19 18:58:32 GMT
    Credit: Coastal Carolina UniversityCredit: Coastal Carolina University

    The fatal wreck happened just before 2:30 p.m. on Highway 49 near Blackwelder Road. Troopers confirmed one person was killed but did not give further details. 

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    The fatal wreck happened just before 2:30 p.m. on Highway 49 near Blackwelder Road. Troopers confirmed one person was killed but did not give further details. 

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  • CCU falls again in Sun Belt play

    CCU falls again in Sun Belt play

    Saturday, October 14 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-10-15 03:46:32 GMT
    Coastal travels to Appalachian State next Saturday. (Source: KAIT Sports)Coastal travels to Appalachian State next Saturday. (Source: KAIT Sports)

    Arkansas State quarterback Justice Hansen threw five touchdowns to lead the Red Wolves to a 51-17 victory over Coastal Carolina Saturday evening at Centennial Bank Stadium.

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    Arkansas State quarterback Justice Hansen threw five touchdowns to lead the Red Wolves to a 51-17 victory over Coastal Carolina Saturday evening at Centennial Bank Stadium.

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  • CCU falls in Sun Belt home opener

    CCU falls in Sun Belt home opener

    Saturday, October 7 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-10-08 02:07:06 GMT
    Myrtle Beach native Tyler Keane threw three touchdown passes in the loss. (Source: CCU)Myrtle Beach native Tyler Keane threw three touchdown passes in the loss. (Source: CCU)

    Georgia State returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown and scored late in the fourth quarter to secure a 27-21 victory over Coastal Carolina Saturday night at Brooks Stadium.

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    Georgia State returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown and scored late in the fourth quarter to secure a 27-21 victory over Coastal Carolina Saturday night at Brooks Stadium.

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  • Coastal looking to make more history Saturday

    Coastal looking to make more history Saturday

  • CCU's comeback effort falls short at ULM

    CCU's comeback effort falls short at ULM

    Sunday, October 1 2017 12:05 AM EDT2017-10-01 04:05:26 GMT
    WR Malcolm Williams set the school record for receiving yards in a game with 266. (Source: CCU)WR Malcolm Williams set the school record for receiving yards in a game with 266. (Source: CCU)

    Malcolm Williams shattered the Coastal Carolina single-game record and had the second-best, single-game effort in Sun Belt history with 266 receiving yards (nine receptions).

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    Malcolm Williams shattered the Coastal Carolina single-game record and had the second-best, single-game effort in Sun Belt history with 266 receiving yards (nine receptions).

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  • Puerto Rico Tip-Off men's basketball tournament potentially relocated to Coastal Carolina University

    Puerto Rico Tip-Off men's basketball tournament potentially relocated to Coastal Carolina University

    Thursday, September 28 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-09-29 03:59:38 GMT
    (Source: ESPN Events news release)(Source: ESPN Events news release)

    The 2017 Puerto Rico Tip-Off event originally scheduled to take place in Fajardo, Puerto Rico will potentially be relocated to Coastal Carolina University in Conway due to the devastation left to the commonwealth by Hurricane Maria.

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    The 2017 Puerto Rico Tip-Off event originally scheduled to take place in Fajardo, Puerto Rico will potentially be relocated to Coastal Carolina University in Conway due to the devastation left to the commonwealth by Hurricane Maria.

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  • CCU Men's Basketball announces 2017-18 schedule

    CCU Men's Basketball announces 2017-18 schedule

    Thursday, September 28 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-09-28 21:37:55 GMT
    Season begins November 10th vs Piedmont InternationalSeason begins November 10th vs Piedmont International

    Coastal Carolina men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis, today announced an exciting 30-game schedule that includes 15 home dates, along with 12 road games and three neutral site affairs.

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    Coastal Carolina men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis, today announced an exciting 30-game schedule that includes 15 home dates, along with 12 road games and three neutral site affairs.

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  • CCU football to open Sun Belt play Saturday

    CCU football to open Sun Belt play Saturday

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-09-28 03:12:37 GMT
    CCU plays at UL Monroe this weekend. (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU plays at UL Monroe this weekend. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    A plan two years in the making will come to fruition this Saturday.

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    A plan two years in the making will come to fruition this Saturday.

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  • CCU track surface is going teal

    CCU track surface is going teal

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-09-27 22:10:58 GMT
    photo provided by Coastal Carolina Athleticsphoto provided by Coastal Carolina Athletics

    Once complete, the Chanticleers will have one of the most unique facility's in the nation – a teal-colored track.

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    Once complete, the Chanticleers will have one of the most unique facility's in the nation – a teal-colored track.

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  • CCU falls hard at home to Western Illinois

    CCU falls hard at home to Western Illinois

    Saturday, September 23 2017 10:34 PM EDT2017-09-24 02:34:48 GMT
    Florence Christian alum Alex James scores in the loss. (WMBF Sports)Florence Christian alum Alex James scores in the loss. (WMBF Sports)

    Western Illinois, ranked 19th in the NCAA Division I FCS poll, scored 45 unanswered points to hand Coastal Carolina a 52-10 setback Saturday night at Brooks Stadium. 

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    Western Illinois, ranked 19th in the NCAA Division I FCS poll, scored 45 unanswered points to hand Coastal Carolina a 52-10 setback Saturday night at Brooks Stadium. 

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  • CCU rally comes up short at UAB

    CCU rally comes up short at UAB

    Saturday, September 16 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-09-16 21:42:08 GMT
    Chants fall to 1-1 on the season. (SOURCE: WBRC)Chants fall to 1-1 on the season. (SOURCE: WBRC)

    Coastal Carolina scored 18 second-half points and only allowed 116 yards of total offense over the final two quarters, but UAB was able to hold on for a 30-23 victory Saturday afternoon at Legion Field.

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    Coastal Carolina scored 18 second-half points and only allowed 116 yards of total offense over the final two quarters, but UAB was able to hold on for a 30-23 victory Saturday afternoon at Legion Field.

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  • WMBF News, Raycom Sports to broadcast Coastal Carolina vs. UAB game

    WMBF News, Raycom Sports to broadcast Coastal Carolina vs. UAB game

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 5:21 AM EDT2017-09-13 09:21:40 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    The CCU Department of Athletics and Raycom Sports have announced that the Chanticleers’ football game vs. UAB on Sept. 16 at Legion Field will be a regionally syndicated broadcast with kickoff set for 1 p.m. The game will be televised locally in Myrtle Beach and Florence on WMBF News and in Birmingham on WBRC Fox 6

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    The CCU Department of Athletics and Raycom Sports have announced that the Chanticleers’ football game vs. UAB on Sept. 16 at Legion Field will be a regionally syndicated broadcast with kickoff set for 1 p.m. The game will be televised locally in Myrtle Beach and Florence on WMBF News and in Birmingham on WBRC Fox 6

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  • McLeod Farms unveils corn maze loaded with South Carolina sports accomplishments

    McLeod Farms unveils corn maze loaded with South Carolina sports accomplishments

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 1:12 PM EDT2017-09-05 17:12:50 GMT
    (Source: McLeod Farms on Facebook)(Source: McLeod Farms on Facebook)

    McLeod Farms has released an aerial image of its annual fall corn maze, and the massive labyrinth contains many logos, symbols and nods to South Carolina’s many sporting accomplishments over the last year.

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    McLeod Farms has released an aerial image of its annual fall corn maze, and the massive labyrinth contains many logos, symbols and nods to South Carolina’s many sporting accomplishments over the last year.

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  • Abercrombie earns Sun Belt honor

    Abercrombie earns Sun Belt honor

    Monday, September 4 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-09-04 19:36:38 GMT
    CCU running back Osharmar Abercrombie rushed for a carrer high 149 yards in week one. (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU running back Osharmar Abercrombie rushed for a carrer high 149 yards in week one. (Source: WMBF Sports)

     Coastal Carolina senior running back Osharmar Abercrombie was named the Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his effort in leading the Chanticleers to a season-opening 38-28 win versus UMass...

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     Coastal Carolina senior running back Osharmar Abercrombie was named the Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his effort in leading the Chanticleers to a season-opening 38-28 win versus UMass...

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  • CCU football fans optimistic for season full of change

    CCU football fans optimistic for season full of change

    Sunday, September 3 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-09-03 15:03:28 GMT
    CCU logoCCU logo

    Fans of Coastal Carolina University’s football team are looking forward to a season full of changes. One of those changes is a coaching switch up. Head coach Joe Moglia announced he is taking a medical sabbatical for the season. Taking his place is Jamey Chadwell. He used to coach at Charleston Southern. Fans say they will miss coach Moglia.

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    Fans of Coastal Carolina University’s football team are looking forward to a season full of changes. One of those changes is a coaching switch up. Head coach Joe Moglia announced he is taking a medical sabbatical for the season. Taking his place is Jamey Chadwell. He used to coach at Charleston Southern. Fans say they will miss coach Moglia.

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  • CCU opens FBS era with win

    CCU opens FBS era with win

    Saturday, September 2 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-09-03 03:07:47 GMT
    Coastal Carolina beats UMass 38-28. (Source: WMBF Sports)Coastal Carolina beats UMass 38-28. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Osharmar Abercrombie rushed for a career-high 149 yards and scored twice to lead Coastal Carolina to a 38-28 victory over UMass in the Chanticleers’ first game as members of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and Sun Belt Conference.

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    Osharmar Abercrombie rushed for a career-high 149 yards and scored twice to lead Coastal Carolina to a 38-28 victory over UMass in the Chanticleers’ first game as members of the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and Sun Belt Conference.

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  • WMBF Investigates: The evolution of paying for CCU football

    WMBF Investigates: The evolution of paying for CCU football

    Thursday, August 31 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-08-31 19:46:56 GMT
    CCU football revenue is more than 22 times higher than it was in the program's first season. (source: WMBF)CCU football revenue is more than 22 times higher than it was in the program's first season. (source: WMBF)

    Coastal Carolina University is charting a new path with its football team. Saturday marks the beginning of a new era, one that has CCU in college football’s highest class with the likes of defending national champion Clemson University and the University of South Carolina.

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    Coastal Carolina University is charting a new path with its football team. Saturday marks the beginning of a new era, one that has CCU in college football’s highest class with the likes of defending national champion Clemson University and the University of South Carolina.

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  • Black and teal behind the wheel

    Black and teal behind the wheel

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-08-30 03:10:59 GMT
    CCU student Brandon Brown will drive in the Xfinity race at Darlington.CCU student Brandon Brown will drive in the Xfinity race at Darlington.

    The lady in Black, will have a touch of teal and black this weekend.

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    The lady in Black, will have a touch of teal and black this weekend.

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  • CCU Announces 2017 Sasser Athletics Hall of Fame Class

    CCU Announces 2017 Sasser Athletics Hall of Fame Class

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-08-15 20:50:19 GMT
    The 2017 class will be inducted on November 11th.The 2017 class will be inducted on November 11th.

    The Coastal Carolina Department of Athletics announced David Anderson (baseball), Marie Matrka (women’s tennis), Anthony Meo (baseball), Josh Norman (football) and Frank Talotta (baseball) as the members of the George F. “Buddy” Sasser Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017.

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    The Coastal Carolina Department of Athletics announced David Anderson (baseball), Marie Matrka (women’s tennis), Anthony Meo (baseball), Josh Norman (football) and Frank Talotta (baseball) as the members of the George F. “Buddy” Sasser Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017.

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  • CCU to play USC on the hardwood

    CCU to play USC on the hardwood

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-08-02 19:48:52 GMT
    CCU to meet USC on December 9th in Columbia.CCU to meet USC on December 9th in Columbia.

    Coastal Carolina men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis, today announced a three-game agreement between CCU and 2017 NCAA Final Four Participant South Carolina, to meet on the basketball court the next three years.

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    Coastal Carolina men’s basketball coach Cliff Ellis, today announced a three-game agreement between CCU and 2017 NCAA Final Four Participant South Carolina, to meet on the basketball court the next three years.

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  • CCU Begins Fall Practice

    CCU Begins Fall Practice

    Saturday, July 29 2017 9:27 PM EDT2017-07-30 01:27:31 GMT
    Interim Head Coach Jamey Chadwell led drills on Saturday. (WMBF Sports)Interim Head Coach Jamey Chadwell led drills on Saturday. (WMBF Sports)

     The Coastal Carolina football team held a two-hour workout Saturday morning, the first of 29 practices in preparation for its 2017 season opener versus UMass on Sept. 2 at Brooks Stadium.

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     The Coastal Carolina football team held a two-hour workout Saturday morning, the first of 29 practices in preparation for its 2017 season opener versus UMass on Sept. 2 at Brooks Stadium.

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  • CCU football coach Moglia taking medical sabbatical, will miss upcoming season

    CCU football coach Moglia taking medical sabbatical, will miss upcoming season

    Friday, July 28 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-07-28 23:09:04 GMT
    Coach Joe Moglia (Source: CCU)Coach Joe Moglia (Source: CCU)

    Joe Moglia, the head football coach at Coastal Carolina University, will be out this upcoming season while on a five-month medical sabbatical.

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    Joe Moglia, the head football coach at Coastal Carolina University, will be out this upcoming season while on a five-month medical sabbatical.

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  • Coastal names new Head Golf Coach

    Coastal names new Head Golf Coach

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:00:17 GMT
    Jim Garren (R) named new golf coach at CCU. (Source: WMBF Sports)Jim Garren (R) named new golf coach at CCU. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Jim Garren, who helped Oklahoma to three straight NCAA Championship appearances and the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf title, was named head men’s golf coach at Coastal Carolina University,

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    Jim Garren, who helped Oklahoma to three straight NCAA Championship appearances and the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf title, was named head men’s golf coach at Coastal Carolina University,

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  • Coastal Carolina University names new cheerleading coach

    Coastal Carolina University names new cheerleading coach

    Friday, July 14 2017 1:41 PM EDT2017-07-14 17:41:49 GMT
    David Almeida (Source: GoCCUSports.com)David Almeida (Source: GoCCUSports.com)

    Coastal Carolina University announced Friday that a new head cheerleading coach has been named. David Almeida, a former NCA national and Grand Collegiate champion will be the new head cheerleading coach for the university's squad, according to a CCU news release.

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    Coastal Carolina University announced Friday that a new head cheerleading coach has been named. David Almeida, a former NCA national and Grand Collegiate champion will be the new head cheerleading coach for the university's squad, according to a CCU news release.

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  • 2017-18 Sun Belt basketball schedules announced

    2017-18 Sun Belt basketball schedules announced

    Thursday, June 29 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-06-29 22:13:58 GMT
    CCU begins conference play December 29th vs UTA. (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU begins conference play December 29th vs UTA. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    The Sun Belt Conference announced the 2017-18 men’s and women’s basketball conference schedules on Thursday. 

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    The Sun Belt Conference announced the 2017-18 men’s and women’s basketball conference schedules on Thursday. 

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  • BAM Youth Football Camp

    BAM Youth Football Camp

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:02 PM EDT2017-06-21 22:02:17 GMT
    The BAM youth camp hosted 83 campers this week. (Source: WMBF Sports)The BAM youth camp hosted 83 campers this week. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    The Be A Man youth football camp is teaching campers the basics of Football. Proper techniques and how to throw.

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    The Be A Man youth football camp is teaching campers the basics of Football. Proper techniques and how to throw.

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  • Four more Chants drafted

    Four more Chants drafted

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-06-15 00:14:09 GMT
    Conway's Jordan Gore was selected by the Minnesota Twins. (Source: WMBF Sports)Conway's Jordan Gore was selected by the Minnesota Twins. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina added four names – Will Latcham, Jordan Gore, Wood Myers and Andrew Beckwith – to the list of those selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft on Wednesday.

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    Coastal Carolina added four names – Will Latcham, Jordan Gore, Wood Myers and Andrew Beckwith – to the list of those selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft on Wednesday.

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  • Cooke and Cunningham selected in MLB Draft

    Cooke and Cunningham selected in MLB Draft

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-06-14 00:51:43 GMT
    Billy Cooke drafted by the Mariners in the 8th round. (Source: WMBF Sports)Billy Cooke drafted by the Mariners in the 8th round. (Source: WMBF Sports)

     Coastal Carolina centerfielder Billy Cooke and pitcher Alex Cunningham were selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft Tuesday. Cooke was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the eighth round (243rd pick overall) and Cunningham was picked in the ninth round (258th overall).

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     Coastal Carolina centerfielder Billy Cooke and pitcher Alex Cunningham were selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft Tuesday. Cooke was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the eighth round (243rd pick overall) and Cunningham was picked in the ninth round (258th overall).

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  • CCU Athletics celebrates academic success

    CCU Athletics celebrates academic success

    Thursday, June 8 2017 1:29 PM EDT2017-06-08 17:29:13 GMT
    51 student-athletes had a perfect 4.0 gpa in the fall.51 student-athletes had a perfect 4.0 gpa in the fall.

    Not only did Coastal Carolina have a successful athletic season in its first year in the Sun Belt Conference, the Chanticleers also performed well in the classroom for the 2016-17 academic year.

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    Not only did Coastal Carolina have a successful athletic season in its first year in the Sun Belt Conference, the Chanticleers also performed well in the classroom for the 2016-17 academic year.

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  • Cory Wood named Freshman All-American

    Cory Wood named Freshman All-American

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 1:12 PM EDT2017-06-07 17:12:27 GMT
    Wood becomes CCU's 11th Freshman All-American. (Source: WMBF Sports)Wood becomes CCU's 11th Freshman All-American. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina outfielder Cory Wood (Raleigh, N.C./Sanderson HS) was named to Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American team, the publication announced today. Wood becomes the Chanticleers’ 11th Freshman All-American and 10th since 2007.

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    Coastal Carolina outfielder Cory Wood (Raleigh, N.C./Sanderson HS) was named to Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American team, the publication announced today. Wood becomes the Chanticleers’ 11th Freshman All-American and 10th since 2007.

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  • Cunningham tabbed Collegiate Baseball All-American

    Cunningham tabbed Collegiate Baseball All-American

    Thursday, June 1 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-06-01 20:33:56 GMT
    Cunningham becomes CCU's 30th All-American overall. (Source: WMBF Sports)Cunningham becomes CCU's 30th All-American overall. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina pitcher Alex Cunningham (Duncan, S.C. /Byrnes HS) was named second team All-American by Collegiate Baseball, the publication announced today.

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    Coastal Carolina pitcher Alex Cunningham (Duncan, S.C. /Byrnes HS) was named second team All-American by Collegiate Baseball, the publication announced today.

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  • CCU baseball team left out of NCAA tournament

    CCU baseball team left out of NCAA tournament

    Monday, May 29 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-05-29 22:13:05 GMT
    CCU's baseball team did not earn a spot in the NCAA tournament. (Source: WMBF News)CCU's baseball team did not earn a spot in the NCAA tournament. (Source: WMBF News)

    Coastal Carolina University’s men’s baseball team will not get the opportunity to defend their national title this year.

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    Coastal Carolina University’s men’s baseball team will not get the opportunity to defend their national title this year.

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  • CCU falls in Sun Belt quarterfinals

    CCU falls in Sun Belt quarterfinals

    Friday, May 26 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-05-27 01:16:30 GMT
    Chants will have to wait on NCAA selection show Monday to see if season stays alive.Chants will have to wait on NCAA selection show Monday to see if season stays alive.

    Top seed Coastal Carolina battled back from two four-run deficits (once to cut it to one run and once to cut it to two) and brought the winning run to the plate in the bottom of the ninth, but fell short, 7-5, to eighth-seed Texas State in the quarterfinal of the 2017 Sun Belt Championship.

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    Top seed Coastal Carolina battled back from two four-run deficits (once to cut it to one run and once to cut it to two) and brought the winning run to the plate in the bottom of the ninth, but fell short, 7-5, to eighth-seed Texas State in the quarterfinal of the 2017 Sun Belt Championship.

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  • Five Chants named to Athlon preseason All-Sun Belt team

    Five Chants named to Athlon preseason All-Sun Belt team

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:04:26 GMT
    Chris Jones named third team punt returner. (Source: WMBF Sports)Chris Jones named third team punt returner. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Athlon Magazine has named five members of the Coastal Carolina football team to its 2017 preseason All-Sun Belt team.

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    Athlon Magazine has named five members of the Coastal Carolina football team to its 2017 preseason All-Sun Belt team.

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  • Sun Belt Tourney moves to single elimination

    Sun Belt Tourney moves to single elimination

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:27 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:27:37 GMT
    Coastal to begin play Friday at 4 pm. (Souce: SBC)Coastal to begin play Friday at 4 pm. (Souce: SBC)

     Due to a third consecutive day of inclement weather, the Sun Belt Conference has cancelled play for a second time in as many days.

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     Due to a third consecutive day of inclement weather, the Sun Belt Conference has cancelled play for a second time in as many days.

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  • Chants earn Sun Belt accolades

    Chants earn Sun Belt accolades

    Monday, May 22 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-05-23 02:33:03 GMT
    Billy Cooke tabbed Sun Belt player of the year. (Source: WMBF Sports)Billy Cooke tabbed Sun Belt player of the year. (Source: WMBF Sports)

     Billy Cooke, who led the league in three offensive categories, was voted Sun Belt Player of the Year and Cory Wood, who had the league’s best batting average in conference games, was selected Sun Belt Freshman on the Year, it was announced today by the Conference.

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     Billy Cooke, who led the league in three offensive categories, was voted Sun Belt Player of the Year and Cory Wood, who had the league’s best batting average in conference games, was selected Sun Belt Freshman on the Year, it was announced today by the Conference.

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  • Chants clinch #1 seed in Sun Belt Tournament

    Chants clinch #1 seed in Sun Belt Tournament

    Monday, May 22 2017 6:04 AM EDT2017-05-22 10:04:49 GMT
    Coastal begins tourney play on Wednesday. (Source: WMBF Sports)Coastal begins tourney play on Wednesday. (Source: WMBF Sports)

     For the third consecutive weekend, Coastal Carolina swept its league series, beating Appalachian State 6-2 in the teams’ 2017 regular-season finale Saturday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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     For the third consecutive weekend, Coastal Carolina swept its league series, beating Appalachian State 6-2 in the teams’ 2017 regular-season finale Saturday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • CCU takes series vs Appalachian State

    CCU takes series vs Appalachian State

    Friday, May 19 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-05-20 02:08:23 GMT
    Andrew Beckwith finishes 8-0 in Sun Belt. (Source: WMBF Sports)Andrew Beckwith finishes 8-0 in Sun Belt. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Andrew Beckwith improved to 8-1 for the season – 8-0 in Sun Belt games – but it was a two-run home run by his battery mate, Kyle Skeels, that proved to be the difference as #24 Coastal Carolina defeated Appalachian State 4-2 Friday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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    Andrew Beckwith improved to 8-1 for the season – 8-0 in Sun Belt games – but it was a two-run home run by his battery mate, Kyle Skeels, that proved to be the difference as #24 Coastal Carolina defeated Appalachian State 4-2 Friday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • CCU shuts out Appalachian State

    CCU shuts out Appalachian State

    Thursday, May 18 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-05-19 03:07:40 GMT
    Alex Cunningham tied his school record with 14 strikeouts. (Source: WMBF Sports)Alex Cunningham tied his school record with 14 strikeouts. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    For the second time this season, Golden Spikes candidate Alex Cunningham struck out 14 batters to tie a Coastal Carolina single-game record and lead the 24th-anked Chanticleers to a 5-0 victory over Appalachian State Thursday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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    For the second time this season, Golden Spikes candidate Alex Cunningham struck out 14 batters to tie a Coastal Carolina single-game record and lead the 24th-anked Chanticleers to a 5-0 victory over Appalachian State Thursday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • Coastal suffers tough loss at Clemson

    Coastal suffers tough loss at Clemson

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-05-17 03:19:11 GMT
    Chants finish regular season this weekend vs App St. (Source: Fox Carolina)Chants finish regular season this weekend vs App St. (Source: Fox Carolina)

    In a game that featured seven home runs (four by Clemson and three by Coastal Carolina) it was the last one, a grand slam by Tiger sophomore Seth Beer in the eighth, that proved to be the difference as #12 Clemson (38-15) rallied to beat #24 Coastal (34-19-1) 11-8 Tuesday night at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

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    In a game that featured seven home runs (four by Clemson and three by Coastal Carolina) it was the last one, a grand slam by Tiger sophomore Seth Beer in the eighth, that proved to be the difference as #12 Clemson (38-15) rallied to beat #24 Coastal (34-19-1) 11-8 Tuesday night at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

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  • CCU rallies past UTA

    CCU rallies past UTA

    Saturday, May 13 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-05-13 23:15:45 GMT
    Coastal goes from the sweep Sunday at 2 PM (Source: CCU)Coastal goes from the sweep Sunday at 2 PM (Source: CCU)

     After allowing a run in the seventh, Coastal Carolina scored two in the eighth and two in the ninth to claim a 4-1 win at UTA Saturday afternoon to clinch the series win over the Sun Belt West Division leader.

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     After allowing a run in the seventh, Coastal Carolina scored two in the eighth and two in the ninth to claim a 4-1 win at UTA Saturday afternoon to clinch the series win over the Sun Belt West Division leader.

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  • CCU wins game 1 over UTA

    CCU wins game 1 over UTA

    Friday, May 12 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-05-13 03:16:20 GMT
    Game 2 tomorrow at 3 PM.Game 2 tomorrow at 3 PM.

     Billy Cooke’s three-run home run in the fourth inning to give #29 Coastal Carolina a 5-0 lead proved to be the difference as the Chanticleers held of #24 UTA, 5-4, Friday night at Clay Gould Ballpark.

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     Billy Cooke’s three-run home run in the fourth inning to give #29 Coastal Carolina a 5-0 lead proved to be the difference as the Chanticleers held of #24 UTA, 5-4, Friday night at Clay Gould Ballpark.

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  • Amber Campbell done with Olympic competition?

    Amber Campbell done with Olympic competition?

    Thursday, May 11 2017 11:53 PM EDT2017-05-12 03:53:29 GMT
    Amber Campbell placed sixth in the 2016 Rio Olympics (Source: WMBF Sports)Amber Campbell placed sixth in the 2016 Rio Olympics (Source: WMBF Sports)

    For the former Chanticleer, Campbell had an amazing time representing the red, white, and blue.

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    For the former Chanticleer, Campbell had an amazing time representing the red, white, and blue.

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  • CCU falls to C of C

    CCU falls to C of C

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-05-11 03:13:29 GMT
    CCU travels to UTA Friday. (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU travels to UTA Friday. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    College of Charleston used a two-out hit by Logan McRae in the top of the ninth to claim a 6-5 victory over #29 Coastal Carolina (31-17-1) Wednesday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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    College of Charleston used a two-out hit by Logan McRae in the top of the ninth to claim a 6-5 victory over #29 Coastal Carolina (31-17-1) Wednesday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • College World Series champs post CCU's lowest academic performance

    College World Series champs post CCU's lowest academic performance

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-05-10 21:56:32 GMT
    Source: CCU Facebook pageSource: CCU Facebook page

    The NCAA said Division I student-athletes improved academically for the 12th year in a row.

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    The NCAA said Division I student-athletes improved academically for the 12th year in a row.

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  • CCU wins battle of the birds

    CCU wins battle of the birds

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-05-10 03:00:48 GMT
    Coastal returns to action Wednesday vs C of C. (Source: CCU)Coastal returns to action Wednesday vs C of C. (Source: CCU)

    Kyle Skeels had a breakout game, going 3-for-3 with four RBI and a triple shy of the cycle, to lead #29 Coastal Carolina to a 13-6 victory over region rival UNC Wilmington Tuesday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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    Kyle Skeels had a breakout game, going 3-for-3 with four RBI and a triple shy of the cycle, to lead #29 Coastal Carolina to a 13-6 victory over region rival UNC Wilmington Tuesday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • CCU women's lacrosse team racks up postseason honors

    CCU women's lacrosse team racks up postseason honors

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 11:01 PM EDT2017-05-04 03:01:02 GMT
    CCU begins A-Sun tourney play Friday. (Source:WMBF Sports)CCU begins A-Sun tourney play Friday. (Source:WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina women’s lacrosse had the Coach of the Year, five members named to the 2017 ASUN All-Conference teams, two All-Academic, and one All-Freshman team.

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    Coastal Carolina women’s lacrosse had the Coach of the Year, five members named to the 2017 ASUN All-Conference teams, two All-Academic, and one All-Freshman team.

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  • Breaking

    CCU cheer team will be in place before football season resumes, official says

    CCU cheer team will be in place before football season resumes, official says

    Monday, May 1 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-05-01 16:51:18 GMT
    Profile image for the @CCUCheer4L Twitter account. (Source: Twitter)Profile image for the @CCUCheer4L Twitter account. (Source: Twitter)

    Coastal Carolina University plans to bring the cheerleading team back before football season resumes, a university official confirmed Monday. “The University plans to resume normal cheer team activities as before, and intends to have a cheer team in place before football season resumes,” stated university spokeswoman Martha Hunn in an email to WMBF News. CCU’s football season kicks off on Saturday, September 2 with a home game against the UMass.

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    Coastal Carolina University plans to bring the cheerleading team back before football season resumes, a university official confirmed Monday. “The University plans to resume normal cheer team activities as before, and intends to have a cheer team in place before football season resumes,” stated university spokeswoman Martha Hunn in an email to WMBF News. CCU’s football season kicks off on Saturday, September 2 with a home game against the UMass.

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  • CCU's Henderson drafted by Denver

    CCU's Henderson drafted by Denver

    Saturday, April 29 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-04-30 02:01:25 GMT
    Hop becomes the first Chant drafted since 2014. (Source: WMBF Sports)Hop becomes the first Chant drafted since 2014. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    De’Angelo Henderson, Coastal Carolina’s all-time leading rusher and scorer, was selected by the Denver Broncos in the sixth round (203rd overall pick) of the 2017 NFL Draft.

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    De’Angelo Henderson, Coastal Carolina’s all-time leading rusher and scorer, was selected by the Denver Broncos in the sixth round (203rd overall pick) of the 2017 NFL Draft.

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  • CCU rallies to beat Troy

    CCU rallies to beat Troy

    Saturday, April 29 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-04-29 22:27:36 GMT
    Rubber match Sunday at 1 pm (Source: WMBF Sports)Rubber match Sunday at 1 pm (Source: WMBF Sports)

     Down 4-3 in the eighth inning, Coastal Carolina junior Seth Lancaster lined a two-out, two-run single to lift the Chanticleers to a 5-4 victory over Troy Saturday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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     Down 4-3 in the eighth inning, Coastal Carolina junior Seth Lancaster lined a two-out, two-run single to lift the Chanticleers to a 5-4 victory over Troy Saturday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • Coastal shutout by Troy

    Coastal shutout by Troy

    Friday, April 28 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-04-29 03:45:49 GMT
    Game two tomorrow at 2 pm. (Source: WMBF Sports)Game two tomorrow at 2 pm. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Troy scored four runs in the third inning and that was all either team could muster as the Trojans took a 4-0 decision from Coastal Carolina Friday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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    Troy scored four runs in the third inning and that was all either team could muster as the Trojans took a 4-0 decision from Coastal Carolina Friday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • CCU comes back to down the Dogs

    CCU comes back to down the Dogs

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 10:57 PM EDT2017-04-26 02:57:44 GMT
    Coastal returns to action Friday against Troy. (Source: Live 5 Sports)Coastal returns to action Friday against Troy. (Source: Live 5 Sports)

     Coastal Carolina allowed four runs in the first inning, but settled down and scored nine unanswered before allowing two runs in the ninth to claim a 9-6 victory over region rival The Citadel Tuesday evening at Riley Park.

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     Coastal Carolina allowed four runs in the first inning, but settled down and scored nine unanswered before allowing two runs in the ninth to claim a 9-6 victory over region rival The Citadel Tuesday evening at Riley Park.

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  • CCU falls in extras to Georgia Southern

    CCU falls in extras to Georgia Southern

    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-04-22 21:52:04 GMT
    Rubber match Sunday at 1 p.m. (Source: WMBF Sports)Rubber match Sunday at 1 p.m. (Source: WMBF Sports)

     Both Georgia Southern and Coastal Carolina scored a run in the ninth to force extra innings, however the Eagles (25-14, 10-7 Sun Belt) scored two in the 10th while the Chanticleers (24-14-1, 11-5-1) only scored once as the visitors claimed a 7-6 victory Saturday afternoon at Springs Books Stadium.

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     Both Georgia Southern and Coastal Carolina scored a run in the ninth to force extra innings, however the Eagles (25-14, 10-7 Sun Belt) scored two in the 10th while the Chanticleers (24-14-1, 11-5-1) only scored once as the visitors claimed a 7-6 victory Saturday afternoon at Springs Books Stadium.

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  • CCU holds on to beat Georgia Southern

    CCU holds on to beat Georgia Southern

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-04-22 02:06:06 GMT
    CCU wins game one, 6-5. (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU wins game one, 6-5. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Georgia Southern’s ninth-inning come-back fell one run short thanks to Billy Cooke’s second highlight-reel catch in as many innings as the 29th-ranked Chanticleers held on for a 6-5 victory over the Eagles Friday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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    Georgia Southern’s ninth-inning come-back fell one run short thanks to Billy Cooke’s second highlight-reel catch in as many innings as the 29th-ranked Chanticleers held on for a 6-5 victory over the Eagles Friday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • CCU holds on to beat College of Charleston

    CCU holds on to beat College of Charleston

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-04-20 03:42:49 GMT
    Wood Myers reacts after his two run homerun. (Source: Live 5 Sports)Wood Myers reacts after his two run homerun. (Source: Live 5 Sports)

     Coastal Carolina scored seven runs in the third inning and held on for an 8-5 victory versus region rival College of Charleston Wednesday night at Patriots Point.

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     Coastal Carolina scored seven runs in the third inning and held on for an 8-5 victory versus region rival College of Charleston Wednesday night at Patriots Point.

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  • Breaking

    NCAA selects Myrtle Beach for 2019 DI Men’s Golf Regional

    NCAA selects Myrtle Beach for 2019 DI Men’s Golf Regional

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-04-18 18:01:29 GMT
    (Source: NCAA's Facebook page)(Source: NCAA's Facebook page)

    The Grand Strand is set to host some of the best college golf teams in the country. 

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    The Grand Strand is set to host some of the best college golf teams in the country. 

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  • Coastal falls in series finale to South Alabama

    Coastal falls in series finale to South Alabama

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:34 PM EDT2017-04-16 00:34:49 GMT
    Coastal returns to action Wednesday at C of C. (Source: CCU)Coastal returns to action Wednesday at C of C. (Source: CCU)

    \ South Alabama scored three runs in the eighth inning and had a bases-loaded, walk-off single in the ninth to claim a 4-3 victory over #26 Coastal Carolina Saturday afternoon at Stanky Field.

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    \ South Alabama scored three runs in the eighth inning and had a bases-loaded, walk-off single in the ninth to claim a 4-3 victory over #26 Coastal Carolina Saturday afternoon at Stanky Field.

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  • CCU walks it off against Louisiana

    CCU walks it off against Louisiana

    Saturday, April 8 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-04-09 01:10:52 GMT
    Darlington Raceway President Kerry Tharp threw out the first pitch. (Source: WMBF Sports)Darlington Raceway President Kerry Tharp threw out the first pitch. (Source: WMBF Sports)

     After allowing three runs in the eighth and ninth innings to go down three, #26 Coastal Carolina got a two-run home run from Dalton Ewing and bases-loaded, two-run single by Cory Wood to pull out a 9-8, walk-off win over Louisiana Saturday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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     After allowing three runs in the eighth and ninth innings to go down three, #26 Coastal Carolina got a two-run home run from Dalton Ewing and bases-loaded, two-run single by Cory Wood to pull out a 9-8, walk-off win over Louisiana Saturday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • CCU Holds Annual Spring Game

    CCU Holds Annual Spring Game

    Saturday, April 8 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-04-08 21:34:38 GMT
    CCU regular season begins September 2nd vs UMass. (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU regular season begins September 2nd vs UMass. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    The Coastal Carolina football team concluded its spring season Saturday afternoon as the Chanticleers held their annual Spring Game at Brooks Stadium.

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    The Coastal Carolina football team concluded its spring season Saturday afternoon as the Chanticleers held their annual Spring Game at Brooks Stadium.

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  • Coastal edged by Louisiana in Pitcher's Duel

    Coastal edged by Louisiana in Pitcher's Duel

    Friday, April 7 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-04-08 02:32:45 GMT
    Alex Cunningham had 11 strikeouts in loss. (WMBF Sports)Alex Cunningham had 11 strikeouts in loss. (WMBF Sports)

    A much anticipated pitchers’ duel lived up to the hype as the teams combined for just six hits and one run – a solo home run by the Ragin’ Cajuns in the second inning – as #26 Coastal Carolina was edged 1-0 by #20 Louisiana Friday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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    A much anticipated pitchers’ duel lived up to the hype as the teams combined for just six hits and one run – a solo home run by the Ragin’ Cajuns in the second inning – as #26 Coastal Carolina was edged 1-0 by #20 Louisiana Friday night at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • Darlington Raceway to sponsor upcoming CCU baseball game

    Darlington Raceway to sponsor upcoming CCU baseball game

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-03-30 03:21:20 GMT
    Source: Darlington RacewaySource: Darlington Raceway

    Brooks Stadium will host Darlington Raceway reps at the Chants' home game against the University of Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns. The track is sponsoring the upcoming baseball game on April 8.

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    Brooks Stadium will host Darlington Raceway reps at the Chants' home game against the University of Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns. The track is sponsoring the upcoming baseball game on April 8.

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  • CCU Rally Falls Short in Loss at UNC

    CCU Rally Falls Short in Loss at UNC

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:17:33 GMT
    Coastal returns home Wednesday to face UNCW(Source: CCU)Coastal returns home Wednesday to face UNCW(Source: CCU)

    Local products Wood Myers (Chapel Hill) and Cory Wood (Raleigh) each hit home runs for the Chanticleers but Coastal Carolina’s rally came up just shot in a 7-6 loss at #7 North Carolina Tuesday night at Boshamer Stadium.

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    Local products Wood Myers (Chapel Hill) and Cory Wood (Raleigh) each hit home runs for the Chanticleers but Coastal Carolina’s rally came up just shot in a 7-6 loss at #7 North Carolina Tuesday night at Boshamer Stadium.

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  • CCU breaks ground on Brooks Stadium expansion Tuesday

    CCU breaks ground on Brooks Stadium expansion Tuesday

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-03-21 18:15:07 GMT
    (Source: CCU)(Source: CCU)

    Coastal Carolina University held a groundbreaking ceremony at 2 p.m. Tuesday on the Brooks Stadium Expansion.

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    Coastal Carolina University held a groundbreaking ceremony at 2 p.m. Tuesday on the Brooks Stadium Expansion.

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  • Chants claw back, get to CBI Semifinals

    Chants claw back, get to CBI Semifinals

    Monday, March 20 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-03-21 03:40:55 GMT
    A furious first half comeback has kept Coastal's season alive (Source: WMBF Sports)A furious first half comeback has kept Coastal's season alive (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Jaylen Shaw scored 22 points and senior Elijah Wilson had 16 as Coastal Carolina defeated Loyola (Md.) 72-63 to move on to the semifinals in the College Basketball Invitational. It was not easy as the Chanticleers (19-18) fell down 18-2 to start the game before slowly getting back into the flow of the game.  

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    Jaylen Shaw scored 22 points and senior Elijah Wilson had 16 as Coastal Carolina defeated Loyola (Md.) 72-63 to move on to the semifinals in the College Basketball Invitational. It was not easy as the Chanticleers (19-18) fell down 18-2 to start the game before slowly getting back into the flow of the game.  

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  • CCU Moves on in CBI

    CCU Moves on in CBI

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 10:24 PM EDT2017-03-16 02:24:22 GMT
    CCU will host Loyal MD next Monday. (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU will host Loyal MD next Monday. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Jaylen Shaw scored 22 points and Demario Beck added 21 as Coastal Carolina University pulled away late in the game for an 83-67 win over Hampton University in the opening round of the College Basketball Invitational.

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    Jaylen Shaw scored 22 points and Demario Beck added 21 as Coastal Carolina University pulled away late in the game for an 83-67 win over Hampton University in the opening round of the College Basketball Invitational.

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  • CCU's Chanticleers in NCAA nickname contest

    CCU's Chanticleers in NCAA nickname contest

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 2:19 PM EDT2017-03-14 18:19:13 GMT
    (Source: CCU)(Source: CCU)

    While the Coastal Carolina University men’s basketball team tell short of the NCAA Basketball Championship this year, the Chanticleers are still alive in another competition: the College Basketball Team Nickname Bracket run by Fox Sports.

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    While the Coastal Carolina University men’s basketball team tell short of the NCAA Basketball Championship this year, the Chanticleers are still alive in another competition: the College Basketball Team Nickname Bracket run by Fox Sports.

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  • CCU to play in CBI

    CCU to play in CBI

    Sunday, March 12 2017 10:34 PM EDT2017-03-13 02:34:02 GMT
    Coastal will host Hampton Wednesday night. (Source: WMBF Sports)Coastal will host Hampton Wednesday night. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    The season is not quite over for the Coastal Carolina University men’s basketball team as CCU has been offered and has accepted an offer to play in the 10th Annual College Basketball Invitational (CBI) presented by Five Four.

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    The season is not quite over for the Coastal Carolina University men’s basketball team as CCU has been offered and has accepted an offer to play in the 10th Annual College Basketball Invitational (CBI) presented by Five Four.

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  • CCU's Back-to-Back HR in 9th beats Illinois

    CCU's Back-to-Back HR in 9th beats Illinois

    Saturday, March 11 2017 3:46 PM EST2017-03-11 20:46:18 GMT
    Coastal wins on walk-off HR by Peyton Issacson. (Source: WMBF Sports)Coastal wins on walk-off HR by Peyton Issacson. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Kevin Woodall Jr., and Peyton Isaacson hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to lift #18 Coastal Carolina to a 3-2, walk-off win versus Illinois in game one of a Saturday doubleheader at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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    Kevin Woodall Jr., and Peyton Isaacson hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to lift #18 Coastal Carolina to a 3-2, walk-off win versus Illinois in game one of a Saturday doubleheader at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • CCU Drops Friday decision to Illinois

    CCU Drops Friday decision to Illinois

    Friday, March 10 2017 9:39 PM EST2017-03-11 02:39:15 GMT
    CCU falls to 9-7 on the season (WMBF Sports)CCU falls to 9-7 on the season (WMBF Sports)

    Illinois drew a leadoff walk in the eighth inning and eventually scored to take a 7-6 decision from #18 Coastal Carolina Friday evening at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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    Illinois drew a leadoff walk in the eighth inning and eventually scored to take a 7-6 decision from #18 Coastal Carolina Friday evening at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • Cold Shooting Dooms CCU in Sun Belt Tournament exit

    Cold Shooting Dooms CCU in Sun Belt Tournament exit

    Friday, March 10 2017 6:14 PM EST2017-03-10 23:14:01 GMT
    CCU's season ends at 16-17 (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU's season ends at 16-17 (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Jaylen Shaw scored 14 points and Artur Labinowicz came off the bench to add 12, but Coastal Carolina fell to top-ranked Texas Arlington 74-51 in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament...

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    Jaylen Shaw scored 14 points and Artur Labinowicz came off the bench to add 12, but Coastal Carolina fell to top-ranked Texas Arlington 74-51 in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament...

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  • CCU Baseball Schedule Changes

    CCU Baseball Schedule Changes

    Thursday, March 9 2017 5:37 PM EST2017-03-09 22:37:07 GMT
    CCU will not play Sunday due to inclement weather.CCU will not play Sunday due to inclement weather.

    Due to inclement weather in the forecast for Sunday, Coastal Carolina and Illinois have decided to alter its weekend schedule, playing a doubleheader Saturday with first pitch set for noon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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    Due to inclement weather in the forecast for Sunday, Coastal Carolina and Illinois have decided to alter its weekend schedule, playing a doubleheader Saturday with first pitch set for noon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • CCU to host General Hackler Championship

    CCU to host General Hackler Championship

    Thursday, March 9 2017 2:40 PM EST2017-03-09 19:40:59 GMT
    Hackler Championship to be contested Saturday and SundayHackler Championship to be contested Saturday and Sunday

    The Coastal Carolina men’s golf program will once again host one of the premier collegiate golf events this weekend with the playing of the 16th annual General Hackler Championship, presented by Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club in Myrtle Beach.

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    The Coastal Carolina men’s golf program will once again host one of the premier collegiate golf events this weekend with the playing of the 16th annual General Hackler Championship, presented by Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club in Myrtle Beach.

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  • Chants push past South Alabama in first round

    Chants push past South Alabama in first round

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 7:22 PM EST2017-03-09 00:22:15 GMT
    Coastal is moving on to the next round (Source: CCU Athletics)Coastal is moving on to the next round (Source: CCU Athletics)

    It was a day of firsts for the Coastal Carolina University men’s basketball team in their 80-67 win over South Alabama in the opening round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament. 

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    It was a day of firsts for the Coastal Carolina University men’s basketball team in their 80-67 win over South Alabama in the opening round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament. 

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  • Shaw named All-Sun Belt

    Shaw named All-Sun Belt

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:56 PM EST2017-03-06 20:56:34 GMT
    Hartsville native Jaylen Shaw named to Sun Belt Third team. (Source: WMBF Sports)Hartsville native Jaylen Shaw named to Sun Belt Third team. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    In a season of firsts for the Coastal Carolina athletic department, another first has been reached as junior guard Jaylen Shaw becomes the first member of the men’s basketball program named to an All-Sun Belt Team.

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    In a season of firsts for the Coastal Carolina athletic department, another first has been reached as junior guard Jaylen Shaw becomes the first member of the men’s basketball program named to an All-Sun Belt Team.

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  • Coastal Carolina Wins 5th Straight

    Coastal Carolina Wins 5th Straight

    Sunday, March 5 2017 4:03 PM EST2017-03-05 21:03:47 GMT
    Conway native Jordan Gore collected two hits in the win (Source: WMBF Sports)Conway native Jordan Gore collected two hits in the win (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Zach Hopeck struck out a career high six and only allowed two hits over eight innings as #18 Coastal Carolina won its fifth straight with a 6-1 victory over San Francisco (Sunday afternoon in the final game of the Tidelands Health Classic at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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    Zach Hopeck struck out a career high six and only allowed two hits over eight innings as #18 Coastal Carolina won its fifth straight with a 6-1 victory over San Francisco (Sunday afternoon in the final game of the Tidelands Health Classic at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • Cunningham sets record in CCU win

    Cunningham sets record in CCU win

    Friday, March 3 2017 10:35 PM EST2017-03-04 03:35:41 GMT
    Alex Cunningham set a school record for strikeouts in a game with 14. (Source: WMBF Sports)Alex Cunningham set a school record for strikeouts in a game with 14. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina senior pitcher Alex Cunningham set a school record with 14 strikeouts, but the 18th-ranked Chanticleers needed three runs in the eighth to claim a 7-5 victory over San Francisco in game two of the Tidelands Health Classic at Spring Brooks Stadium Friday afternoon....

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    Coastal Carolina senior pitcher Alex Cunningham set a school record with 14 strikeouts, but the 18th-ranked Chanticleers needed three runs in the eighth to claim a 7-5 victory over San Francisco in game two of the Tidelands Health Classic at Spring Brooks Stadium Friday afternoon....

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  • Coastal Carolina wins at UNC-Wilmington

    Coastal Carolina wins at UNC-Wilmington

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 9:42 PM EST2017-03-02 02:42:00 GMT
    CCU improves to 5-5 this season. (Source: WECT)CCU improves to 5-5 this season. (Source: WECT)

    Kevin Woodall Jr., who was tabbed the Sun Belt Player of the Week on Monday, continued his offensive prowess by delivering a two-run double in the eighth inning to lead #18 Coastal Carolina to a 4-1 over UNC Wilmington Wednesday evening at Brooks Field,

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    Kevin Woodall Jr., who was tabbed the Sun Belt Player of the Week on Monday, continued his offensive prowess by delivering a two-run double in the eighth inning to lead #18 Coastal Carolina to a 4-1 over UNC Wilmington Wednesday evening at Brooks Field,

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  • CCU announces 2017 football schedule, first year in FBS

    CCU announces 2017 football schedule, first year in FBS

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 11:38 AM EST2017-03-01 16:38:47 GMT
    (Source: CCU)(Source: CCU)

    Coastal Carolina University has published the football schedule for 2017, the first year the Chanticleers will be a member of the NCAA Division 1 Football Bowl Subdivision and the Sun Belt Conference. CCU is in its second year of its two-year transition to the FBS, and is eligible to play for a conference title, according to a news release from CCU Athletics.

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    Coastal Carolina University has published the football schedule for 2017, the first year the Chanticleers will be a member of the NCAA Division 1 Football Bowl Subdivision and the Sun Belt Conference. CCU is in its second year of its two-year transition to the FBS, and is eligible to play for a conference title, according to a news release from CCU Athletics.

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  • Coastal’s Brandon Brown back on the track

    Coastal’s Brandon Brown back on the track

    Friday, February 24 2017 2:42 PM EST2017-02-24 19:42:13 GMT
    It's a new campaign for Brandon Brown in 2017 (Source: WMBF Sports)It's a new campaign for Brandon Brown in 2017 (Source: WMBF Sports)
    DAYTONA, FL (WMBF) - Last year, Grand Strand racing fans we were able to witness a local up-and-coming driver burst onto the Camping World Truck Series scene, as Coastal Carolina student Brandon Brown ran in several events. He was sponsored by the university, and made progress throughout 2016. He's now back for more at Daytona, and will be in the truck race on Friday night. Brown is coming through the ranks without any big-name race backing, and doesn't have a famous family history o...More >>
    DAYTONA, FL (WMBF) - Last year, Grand Strand racing fans we were able to witness a local up-and-coming driver burst onto the Camping World Truck Series scene, as Coastal Carolina student Brandon Brown ran in several events. He was sponsored by the university, and made progress throughout 2016. He's now back for more at Daytona, and will be in the truck race on Friday night. Brown is coming through the ranks without any big-name race backing, and doesn't have a famous family history o...More >>
  • CCU falls in extra innings to St. John's

    CCU falls in extra innings to St. John's

    Monday, February 20 2017 6:33 PM EST2017-02-20 23:33:23 GMT
    St. John's knocks off Coastal in extra innings. (Source: WMBF Sports)St. John's knocks off Coastal in extra innings. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    St. John’s scored three runs in the top of the 10th to hand Coastal Carolina 7-4 loss Monday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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    St. John’s scored three runs in the top of the 10th to hand Coastal Carolina 7-4 loss Monday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.

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  • Dustin Johnson goes to Number 1

    Dustin Johnson goes to Number 1

    Sunday, February 19 2017 8:29 PM EST2017-02-20 01:29:11 GMT
    (Source: pgatour.com)(Source: pgatour.com)

    Dustin Johnson has gone to No. 1 in the world with a world-class performance at Riviera.

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    Dustin Johnson has gone to No. 1 in the world with a world-class performance at Riviera.

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  • CCU suffers setback to James Madison

    CCU suffers setback to James Madison

    Sunday, February 19 2017 5:26 PM EST2017-02-19 22:26:40 GMT
    CCU falls to 1-2 on the season (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU falls to 1-2 on the season (Source: WMBF Sports)

    James Madison’s Adam Sisk hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning and another three-run shot in the fifth to lead the Dukes to an 11-3 victory over ninth-ranked Coastal Carolina Sunday afternoon at Spring Brooks Stadium.

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    James Madison’s Adam Sisk hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning and another three-run shot in the fifth to lead the Dukes to an 11-3 victory over ninth-ranked Coastal Carolina Sunday afternoon at Spring Brooks Stadium.

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  • Chants get rings, but fall to WCU

    Chants get rings, but fall to WCU

    Saturday, February 18 2017 11:42 PM EST2017-02-19 04:42:01 GMT
    Coastal gets championship official on Saturday (Source: WMBF Sports)Coastal gets championship official on Saturday (Source: WMBF Sports)

    For the second consecutive day, Coastal Carolina baseball set an on-campus attendance record as 3,777 helped the 2016 team celebrate its national championship with a ceremony and ring presentation. However, the visiting Catamounts from Western Carolina spoiled the day with a 5-4 victory over the Chanticleers Saturday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.                     ...

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    For the second consecutive day, Coastal Carolina baseball set an on-campus attendance record as 3,777 helped the 2016 team celebrate its national championship with a ceremony and ring presentation. However, the visiting Catamounts from Western Carolina spoiled the day with a 5-4 victory over the Chanticleers Saturday afternoon at Springs Brooks Stadium.                     ...

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  • CCU defeats Richmond in season opener

    CCU defeats Richmond in season opener

    Friday, February 17 2017 9:00 PM EST2017-02-18 02:00:24 GMT
    Head Coach Gary Gilmore threw out 2017's first pitch. (Source: WMBF Sports)Head Coach Gary Gilmore threw out 2017's first pitch. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Ninth-ranked Coastal Carolina began its national championship defense with an 8-5 win versus Richmond in the teams’ 2017 season opener Friday evening at Springs Brooks Stadium before a crowd of 3,280, a record for a Chanticleer regular-season, on-campus contest.

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    Ninth-ranked Coastal Carolina began its national championship defense with an 8-5 win versus Richmond in the teams’ 2017 season opener Friday evening at Springs Brooks Stadium before a crowd of 3,280, a record for a Chanticleer regular-season, on-campus contest.

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  • Watch Road to Omaha

    Watch Road to Omaha

    Friday, February 17 2017 8:12 AM EST2017-02-17 13:12:32 GMT
    (Source: WMBF News)(Source: WMBF News)

    Coastal Carolina baseball will begin its national championship defense Friday at 4:00 against Richmond at Springs Brooks Stadium. To get ready for the 2017 season, take a look at our preview show, Road to Omaha, by clicking here.

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    Coastal Carolina baseball will begin its national championship defense Friday at 4:00 against Richmond at Springs Brooks Stadium. To get ready for the 2017 season, take a look at our preview show, Road to Omaha, by clicking here.

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  • Beckwith on Golden Spikes watch list

    Beckwith on Golden Spikes watch list

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 4:02 PM EST2017-02-15 21:02:24 GMT
    Coastal SP one of 55 players on watch list. (Source: CCU)Coastal SP one of 55 players on watch list. (Source: CCU)

    Coastal Carolina senior pitcher Andrew Beckwith is one of 55 players named to the preseason Golden Spikes Award watch list, beginning the process of identifying the top amateur baseball player in the country for the 2017 season.

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    Coastal Carolina senior pitcher Andrew Beckwith is one of 55 players named to the preseason Golden Spikes Award watch list, beginning the process of identifying the top amateur baseball player in the country for the 2017 season.

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  • Chants keep pace in Sun Belt, beat Panthers 65-64

    Chants keep pace in Sun Belt, beat Panthers 65-64

    Monday, February 13 2017 11:27 PM EST2017-02-14 04:27:05 GMT
    Coastal earns another season split in the Sun Belt (Source: WMBF Sports)Coastal earns another season split in the Sun Belt (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Demario Beck’s offensive rebound and put back basket with 3.5 seconds left in the game gave Coastal Carolina a come-from-behind lead 65-64 win over Georgia State in Sun Belt Conference action.

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    Demario Beck’s offensive rebound and put back basket with 3.5 seconds left in the game gave Coastal Carolina a come-from-behind lead 65-64 win over Georgia State in Sun Belt Conference action.

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  • Joe Moglia recieves Lombardi honor

    Joe Moglia recieves Lombardi honor

    Saturday, February 11 2017 10:15 PM EST2017-02-12 03:15:11 GMT
    Coach Joe Moglia was inducted into the Vince Lombardi Hall of Fame Saturday (Source: CCU)Coach Joe Moglia was inducted into the Vince Lombardi Hall of Fame Saturday (Source: CCU)

    Coastal Carolina head football coach Joe Moglia was named the newest member of the Vince Lombardi Hall of Fame as part of the 47th Annual Rotary Lombardi Award Saturday night at the Hobby Center.

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    Coastal Carolina head football coach Joe Moglia was named the newest member of the Vince Lombardi Hall of Fame as part of the 47th Annual Rotary Lombardi Award Saturday night at the Hobby Center.

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  • Ray-St Cyr leads CCU to upset Georgia Southern

    Ray-St Cyr leads CCU to upset Georgia Southern

    Saturday, February 11 2017 7:22 PM EST2017-02-12 00:22:55 GMT
    Colton Ray-St Cyr scored 16 points and pulled in 10 rebounds. (Source: WMBF News)Colton Ray-St Cyr scored 16 points and pulled in 10 rebounds. (Source: WMBF News)

    Senior Colton Ray-St Cyr had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Coastal Carolina to an 82-70 upset victory over Georgia Southern. The Eagles (16-9, 9-3 Sun Belt) came into Conway in a three-way tie for first place in the Sun Belt Conference.

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    Senior Colton Ray-St Cyr had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Coastal Carolina to an 82-70 upset victory over Georgia Southern. The Eagles (16-9, 9-3 Sun Belt) came into Conway in a three-way tie for first place in the Sun Belt Conference.

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  • Cold shooting costs CCU at Arkansas State

    Cold shooting costs CCU at Arkansas State

    Monday, February 6 2017 10:44 PM EST2017-02-07 03:44:27 GMT
    CCU returns home Saturday vs Georgia Southern.CCU returns home Saturday vs Georgia Southern.

    Colton Ray-St Cyr scored 17 points and Jaylen Shaw added 11, but Coastal Carolina could not overcome a cold-shooting performance in a 67-57 loss at Arkansas State.

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    Colton Ray-St Cyr scored 17 points and Jaylen Shaw added 11, but Coastal Carolina could not overcome a cold-shooting performance in a 67-57 loss at Arkansas State.

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  • Shaw leads CCU past Little Rock

    Shaw leads CCU past Little Rock

    Saturday, February 4 2017 10:26 PM EST2017-02-05 03:26:48 GMT
    Jaylen Shaw led CCU with 21 points.Jaylen Shaw led CCU with 21 points.

    Jaylen Shaw scored 21 points to lead Coastal Carolina to an 82-75 road win at Little Rock. Shaw had plenty of offensive help as Colton Ray-St Cyr scored 16, Demario Beck added 12 and Artur Labinowicz came off the bench to score a career-high 14 points.

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    Jaylen Shaw scored 21 points to lead Coastal Carolina to an 82-75 road win at Little Rock. Shaw had plenty of offensive help as Colton Ray-St Cyr scored 16, Demario Beck added 12 and Artur Labinowicz came off the bench to score a career-high 14 points.

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  • Avery McCall dismissed from CCU football team

    Avery McCall dismissed from CCU football team

    Friday, February 3 2017 10:48 PM EST2017-02-04 03:48:10 GMT
    McCall saw little playing time before getting injured in 2016 (Source: WMBF Sports)McCall saw little playing time before getting injured in 2016 (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina football said on Friday that it has dismissed quarterback and Dillon native Avery McCall from the team. He sat out much of his freshman season with a hand injury. He played sparingly in two games this year, and suffered the injury against Jacksonville State in the third game of the year.

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    Coastal Carolina football said on Friday that it has dismissed quarterback and Dillon native Avery McCall from the team. He sat out much of his freshman season with a hand injury. He played sparingly in two games this year, and suffered the injury against Jacksonville State in the third game of the year.

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  • Coastal alums still putting in work in Conway

    Coastal alums still putting in work in Conway

    Tuesday, January 31 2017 8:40 PM EST2017-02-01 01:40:45 GMT
    Coastal greats are still around Conway working for the next step (Source: WMBF Sports)Coastal greats are still around Conway working for the next step (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal baseball is getting ready for the new season – but just because some of the individual champs from last year’s team have moved on from the program, it doesn't mean they're moving on from Conway just yet. 

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    Coastal baseball is getting ready for the new season – but just because some of the individual champs from last year’s team have moved on from the program, it doesn't mean they're moving on from Conway just yet. 

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  • CCU Holds On To Get Big Home Win

    CCU Holds On To Get Big Home Win

    Monday, January 30 2017 10:24 PM EST2017-01-31 03:24:58 GMT
    CCU now 5-4 in Sun Belt. (Source:WMBF News)CCU now 5-4 in Sun Belt. (Source:WMBF News)

    Demario Beck had his fifth double-double of the season with 15 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to lead Coastal Carolina to a 72-70 win over Texas Arlington.

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    Demario Beck had his fifth double-double of the season with 15 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to lead Coastal Carolina to a 72-70 win over Texas Arlington.

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  • Coastal Drops Third Straight

    Coastal Drops Third Straight

    Saturday, January 28 2017 8:48 PM EST2017-01-29 01:48:42 GMT
    Elijah Wilson led CCU with 16 points. (Source: WMBF Sports)Elijah Wilson led CCU with 16 points. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina committed 18 turnovers that led to 21 points for Texas State in a close 52-50 loss to the Bobcats at the HTC Center.

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    Coastal Carolina committed 18 turnovers that led to 21 points for Texas State in a close 52-50 loss to the Bobcats at the HTC Center.

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  • Coastal falls at Georgia Southern

    Coastal falls at Georgia Southern

    Monday, January 23 2017 11:02 PM EST2017-01-24 04:02:40 GMT
    The road woes continued on Monday night for CCU (Source: WTOC Sports)The road woes continued on Monday night for CCU (Source: WTOC Sports)

    Coastal Carolina dropped its second straight road game in Georgia on Monday night, falling by way of a 91-80 final to Georgia Southern. The Chants drops to 4-3 in conference play, while the Eagles remain perfect (7-0) in Sun Belt action.

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    Coastal Carolina dropped its second straight road game in Georgia on Monday night, falling by way of a 91-80 final to Georgia Southern. The Chants drops to 4-3 in conference play, while the Eagles remain perfect (7-0) in Sun Belt action.

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  • CCU falls on the road at Georgia State

    CCU falls on the road at Georgia State

    Saturday, January 21 2017 8:31 PM EST2017-01-22 01:31:47 GMT
    Colton Ray-St Cyr led CCU in scoring with 20 points.Colton Ray-St Cyr led CCU in scoring with 20 points.

    Colton Ray-St Cyr completed a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds, but it was not near enough as the Chanticleers fell to Georgia State 76-56, breaking CCU’s four-game winning streak.

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    Colton Ray-St Cyr completed a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds, but it was not near enough as the Chanticleers fell to Georgia State 76-56, breaking CCU’s four-game winning streak.

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  • CCU Baseball holds teaching clinic

    CCU Baseball holds teaching clinic

    Monday, January 16 2017 6:46 PM EST2017-01-16 23:46:02 GMT
    Close to 300 kids attended the clinic. (Source: WMBF News)Close to 300 kids attended the clinic. (Source: WMBF News)

    While Students may have been out of school in observance of the holiday honoring Doctor King, Some still learned in a different kind of classroom and from some very cool teachers. Instead of picking up a pen and paper, close to 300 young ballplayers picked up their bat and glove at CCU's teaching clinic at the Ripken Experience.

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    While Students may have been out of school in observance of the holiday honoring Doctor King, Some still learned in a different kind of classroom and from some very cool teachers. Instead of picking up a pen and paper, close to 300 young ballplayers picked up their bat and glove at CCU's teaching clinic at the Ripken Experience.

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  • Chants win, Ellis picks up career win 800

    Chants win, Ellis picks up career win 800

    Saturday, January 14 2017 11:15 PM EST2017-01-15 04:15:35 GMT
    Another win and another Cliff Ellis milestone (Source: WMBF sports)Another win and another Cliff Ellis milestone (Source: WMBF sports)

    Four players scored in double digits to lead Coastal Carolina to an 85-73 win over Appalachian State and in the process, Head Coach Cliff Ellis recorded his 800th career win. 

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    Four players scored in double digits to lead Coastal Carolina to an 85-73 win over Appalachian State and in the process, Head Coach Cliff Ellis recorded his 800th career win. 

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  • Ray Lewis III lawyers say rape accusers planned to sue for 'ton of money'

    Ray Lewis III lawyers say rape accusers planned to sue for 'ton of money'

    Tuesday, January 10 2017 4:07 PM EST2017-01-10 21:07:35 GMT
    Ray Lewis III (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)Ray Lewis III (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

    Attorneys for Ray Lewis III, a former Coastal Carolina University football player and the son of former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Lewis, claim that two women who accused him of sexually assaulting them last January did so to sue him for "a ton of money."

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    Attorneys for Ray Lewis III, a former Coastal Carolina University football player and the son of former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Lewis, claim that two women who accused him of sexually assaulting them last January did so to sue him for "a ton of money."

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  • Jamey Chadwell hired as Coastal offensive coordinator

    Jamey Chadwell hired as Coastal offensive coordinator

    Sunday, January 8 2017 9:57 PM EST2017-01-09 02:57:13 GMT
    Coastal Carolina has hired Charleston Southern head coach Jamey Chadwell as its offensive coordinator, the school announced on Sunday night. (Source: CCU)Coastal Carolina has hired Charleston Southern head coach Jamey Chadwell as its offensive coordinator, the school announced on Sunday night. (Source: CCU)

    Coastal Carolina has hired Charleston Southern head coach Jamey Chadwell as its offensive coordinator, the school announced on Sunday night. 

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    Coastal Carolina has hired Charleston Southern head coach Jamey Chadwell as its offensive coordinator, the school announced on Sunday night. 

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  • CCU picks up first Sun Belt win

    CCU picks up first Sun Belt win

    Monday, January 2 2017 11:10 PM EST2017-01-03 04:10:41 GMT
    Chants defeat Texas State 60-53Chants defeat Texas State 60-53

    Coastal Carolina picked up its first win as a member of the Sun Belt Conference with a 60-53 at Texas State.  In the process, the Chants also picked up their first road win of the season.

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    Coastal Carolina picked up its first win as a member of the Sun Belt Conference with a 60-53 at Texas State.  In the process, the Chants also picked up their first road win of the season.

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  • A Look Back: CCU leaves Omaha as College World Series champions

    A Look Back: CCU leaves Omaha as College World Series champions

    Wednesday, December 21 2016 9:12 PM EST2016-12-22 02:12:44 GMT
    Coastal Carolina University's baseball team brought the school its' first-ever national championship in 2016. (Source: WMBF News)Coastal Carolina University's baseball team brought the school its' first-ever national championship in 2016. (Source: WMBF News)

    Coastal Carolina baseball went from a power in the Big South Conference to a national champion in a journey that had more ups and downs than ever before in head Coach Gary Gilmore's 21 seasons.

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    Coastal Carolina baseball went from a power in the Big South Conference to a national champion in a journey that had more ups and downs than ever before in head Coach Gary Gilmore's 21 seasons.

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  • Renovations to CCU's Brooks Stadium in phase one

    Renovations to CCU's Brooks Stadium in phase one

    Wednesday, December 21 2016 6:01 PM EST2016-12-21 23:01:23 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    It all seems quiet at Coastal Carolina University's football stadium now, but the university is ready to start the bidding process for the expansion and renovation of the football stadium within days.

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    It all seems quiet at Coastal Carolina University's football stadium now, but the university is ready to start the bidding process for the expansion and renovation of the football stadium within days.

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  • Beckwith and Cunningham Preseason All-Americans

    Beckwith and Cunningham Preseason All-Americans

    Monday, December 19 2016 3:54 PM EST2016-12-19 20:54:37 GMT
    CCU's baseball voted team of year by Columbus Touchdown Club (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU's baseball voted team of year by Columbus Touchdown Club (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Andrew Beckwith was named first team Collegiate Baseball 2017 Preseason All-American as well as the national Male Athlete of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Columbus. It was also announced today that Alex Cunningham joined Beckwith as a Collegiate Baseball Preseason All-American (third team) while the 2016 Chanticleer Baseball team was named recipient of the 2016 Team/Event of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Columbus.

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    Andrew Beckwith was named first team Collegiate Baseball 2017 Preseason All-American as well as the national Male Athlete of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Columbus. It was also announced today that Alex Cunningham joined Beckwith as a Collegiate Baseball Preseason All-American (third team) while the 2016 Chanticleer Baseball team was named recipient of the 2016 Team/Event of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Columbus.

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  • Scearce, Leonard named AP All-Americans

    Scearce, Leonard named AP All-Americans

    Friday, December 16 2016 3:58 PM EST2016-12-16 20:58:14 GMT
    Alex Scearce scored three TD's on defense in 2016.Alex Scearce scored three TD's on defense in 2016.

     After being one of the most productive linebackers in the nation this past season, Coastal Carolina’s Alex Scearce  was rewarded by being voted first team NCAA FCS All-America by the Associated Press. Joining Alex on the first team, Lake View native Darius Leonard.

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     After being one of the most productive linebackers in the nation this past season, Coastal Carolina’s Alex Scearce  was rewarded by being voted first team NCAA FCS All-America by the Associated Press. Joining Alex on the first team, Lake View native Darius Leonard.

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  • Auburn hot shooting burns CCU

    Auburn hot shooting burns CCU

    Thursday, December 15 2016 11:45 PM EST2016-12-16 04:45:34 GMT
    Auburn made 21 three pointer's in the win.Auburn made 21 three pointer's in the win.

     Coastal Carolina traveled to Auburn to face the Tigers and ran into a buzz saw in a 117-72 loss to Auburn. It was a game which saw Auburn (8-2) shoot 56 percent from the field and if that wasn’t bad enough,

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     Coastal Carolina traveled to Auburn to face the Tigers and ran into a buzz saw in a 117-72 loss to Auburn. It was a game which saw Auburn (8-2) shoot 56 percent from the field and if that wasn’t bad enough,

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  • Coastal holds on to beat North Carolina Central

    Coastal holds on to beat North Carolina Central

    Saturday, December 10 2016 10:09 PM EST2016-12-11 03:09:17 GMT
    CCU improves to 5-6 on the year. (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU improves to 5-6 on the year. (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina had four players reach double digits and won the battles of the boards 46-31 in defeating a surprising North Carolina Central team 70-67.

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    Coastal Carolina had four players reach double digits and won the battles of the boards 46-31 in defeating a surprising North Carolina Central team 70-67.

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  • Beck leads CCU past Piedmont International

    Beck leads CCU past Piedmont International

    Monday, December 5 2016 9:39 PM EST2016-12-06 02:39:53 GMT
    Beck tallied a double-double in the winBeck tallied a double-double in the win

    CONWAY, S.C. – Demario Beck had a career-high 20 points to lead Coastal Carolina to a 100-63 win over Piedmont International University. Beck also picked up his second double-double of the season grabbing another game-high 13 rebounds. There was plenty of offensive support in the 100-point game as Elijah Wilson finished with 16, Jaylen Shaw added 11 and Amidou Bamba and Joseph Williams-Powell added 10 each. CCU (4-6) shot 49 percent from the field and hit 10 of its 25 three p...

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     Demario Beck had a career-high 20 points to lead Coastal Carolina to a 100-63 win over Piedmont International University.

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  • Chants gritting through tough schedule

    Chants gritting through tough schedule

    Thursday, December 1 2016 10:52 PM EST2016-12-02 03:52:48 GMT
    Elijah Wilson and CCU are braving the early season elements (Source: WMBF Sports)Elijah Wilson and CCU are braving the early season elements (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina basketball is 3-5 for the third time in four years, but the team isn’t worried about the slow start to the year. So far the team has already traveled to Utah and Las Vegas, playing the likes of Southern Utah, BYU, Wake Forest and Alabama in the process. 

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    Coastal Carolina basketball is 3-5 for the third time in four years, but the team isn’t worried about the slow start to the year. So far the team has already traveled to Utah and Las Vegas, playing the likes of Southern Utah, BYU, Wake Forest and Alabama in the process. 

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  • Chants close season with win over Hampton

    Chants close season with win over Hampton

    Saturday, November 26 2016 11:45 PM EST2016-11-27 04:45:13 GMT

    De’Angelo Henderson ended his spectacular career with 135 rushing yards while fellow All-American candidate Alex Scearce set a CCU season record for sacks to lead #15 Coastal Carolina to a 26-7 victory over Hampton Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium in the teams’ 2016 season finales. 

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    De’Angelo Henderson ended his spectacular career with 135 rushing yards while fellow All-American candidate Alex Scearce set a CCU season record for sacks to lead #15 Coastal Carolina to a 26-7 victory over Hampton Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium in the teams’ 2016 season finales. 

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  • Tyler Chadwick is living the dream

    Tyler Chadwick is living the dream

    Wednesday, November 23 2016 9:16 PM EST2016-11-24 02:16:16 GMT
    In an unexpected move, Chadwick has taken over quarterbacking duties this year (Source: WMBF Sports)In an unexpected move, Chadwick has taken over quarterbacking duties this year (Source: WMBF Sports)

    You may be familiar with the Tyler Chadwick story already. He was the first baseman-turned second baseman for Coastal Carolina’s College World Series championship team from the summer. 

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    You may be familiar with the Tyler Chadwick story already. He was the first baseman-turned second baseman for Coastal Carolina’s College World Series championship team from the summer. 

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  • CCU wins big in Las Vegas

    CCU wins big in Las Vegas

    Monday, November 21 2016 9:24 PM EST2016-11-22 02:24:03 GMT
    Chants defeat Southern Utah 83-68Chants defeat Southern Utah 83-68

    Elijah Wilson scored 23 points and Jaylen Shaw added 20 as Coastal Carolina University defeated Southern Utah 83-68 in the MGM Men Who Speak Up Main Event.

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    Elijah Wilson scored 23 points and Jaylen Shaw added 20 as Coastal Carolina University defeated Southern Utah 83-68 in the MGM Men Who Speak Up Main Event.

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  • Chants Extinguish Flames 42-7

    Chants Extinguish Flames 42-7

    Thursday, November 17 2016 10:31 PM EST2016-11-18 03:31:06 GMT
    Tyler Chadwick completed 6 of 9 passes for 71 yards (WMBF Sports)Tyler Chadwick completed 6 of 9 passes for 71 yards (WMBF Sports)

    De’Angelo Henderson rushed for 139 yards – 98 in the first half – and scored three times while the Chanticleer defense held Liberty to just a CCU record-low minus 23 rushing yards as #16 Coastal Carolina cruised to a 42-7 victory over rival Liberty on a national ESPNEWS telecast.

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    De’Angelo Henderson rushed for 139 yards – 98 in the first half – and scored three times while the Chanticleer defense held Liberty to just a CCU record-low minus 23 rushing yards as #16 Coastal Carolina cruised to a 42-7 victory over rival Liberty on a national ESPNEWS telecast.

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  • CCU knocks out Radford in NCAA Tournament

    CCU knocks out Radford in NCAA Tournament

    Thursday, November 17 2016 4:49 PM EST2016-11-17 21:49:48 GMT
    Einar Einarsson scores vs Radford (WMBF Sports)Einar Einarsson scores vs Radford (WMBF Sports)

    The Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team advanced past the first round of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament Thursday afternoon with a 2-1 victory over Radford at the CCU Soccer Stadium.

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    The Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team advanced past the first round of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament Thursday afternoon with a 2-1 victory over Radford at the CCU Soccer Stadium.

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  • Big Thursday ahead at CCU; what you need to know

    Big Thursday ahead at CCU; what you need to know

    Tuesday, November 15 2016 10:03 PM EST2016-11-16 03:03:21 GMT
    CCU hosts football and soccer games ThursdayCCU hosts football and soccer games Thursday

    The Coastal Carolina football program will host rival Liberty this Thursday at 7 pm and the game will be telecast nationally on ESPNEWS. Prior to the football game, the Chanticleer men’s soccer team will host Radford at 2 pm in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Championship.

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    The Coastal Carolina football program will host rival Liberty this Thursday at 7 pm and the game will be telecast nationally on ESPNEWS. Prior to the football game, the Chanticleer men’s soccer team will host Radford at 2 pm in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Championship.

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  • CCU Falls to The College of Charleston

    CCU Falls to The College of Charleston

    Monday, November 14 2016 10:53 PM EST2016-11-15 03:53:47 GMT
    Jaylen Shaw scored 11 points Monday night (WMBF Sports)Jaylen Shaw scored 11 points Monday night (WMBF Sports)

    Elijah Wilson scored a game-high 16 points and Jaylen Shaw added 11, but it was not enough as Coastal Carolina fell to Charleston 71-64...

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    Elijah Wilson scored a game-high 16 points and Jaylen Shaw added 11, but it was not enough as Coastal Carolina fell to Charleston 71-64...

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  • Coastal Carolina comes back to beat Bryant

    Coastal Carolina comes back to beat Bryant

    Sunday, November 13 2016 12:15 AM EST2016-11-13 05:15:02 GMT
    De'Angelo Henderson returned with a touchdown on Saturday (Source: WMBF Sports)De'Angelo Henderson returned with a touchdown on Saturday (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Courtesy: CCU Athletics CONWAY – Coastal Carolina had three players return from injury and all three contributed to lead the Chanticleers to a 31-21 victory over Bryant Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium. All-American running back De’Angelo Henderson, who missed the last three games, rushed for 98 yards and scored twice to extend his NCAA Division I record. His backup, Osharmar Abercrombie, who missed the last four-plus games, had two touchdowns and finished with a car...

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    Courtesy: CCU Athletics CONWAY – Coastal Carolina had three players return from injury and all three contributed to lead the Chanticleers to a 31-21 victory over Bryant Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium. All-American running back De’Angelo Henderson, who missed the last three games, rushed for 98 yards and scored twice to extend his NCAA Division I record. His backup, Osharmar Abercrombie, who missed the last four-plus games, had two touchdowns and finished with a car...

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  • Coastal Carolina football gets out to vote

    Coastal Carolina football gets out to vote

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 7:33 PM EST2016-11-09 00:33:37 GMT
    CCU's football team all took time to vote on Election Day (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU's football team all took time to vote on Election Day (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina took a break from its weekly game preparation on Election Day to pay a visit to its polling precinct – as a team – to vote for the country’s next president. 

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    Coastal Carolina took a break from its weekly game preparation on Election Day to pay a visit to its polling precinct – as a team – to vote for the country’s next president. 

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  • Coastal Carolina Defeats Monmouth 38-17

    Coastal Carolina Defeats Monmouth 38-17

    Saturday, November 5 2016 6:03 PM EDT2016-11-05 22:03:23 GMT
    Ryan Lee leads CCU to a 38-17 win (WMBF SPORTS)Ryan Lee leads CCU to a 38-17 win (WMBF SPORTS)

    Coastal Carolina lost its starting right tackle (Chase Tidwell) and starting quarterback (Tyler Keane) on back-to-back plays midway into the first quarter but rallied from 17-3 down to score 35 unanswered points to claim a 38-17 victory over Monmouth Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium.

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    Coastal Carolina lost its starting right tackle (Chase Tidwell) and starting quarterback (Tyler Keane) on back-to-back plays midway into the first quarter but rallied from 17-3 down to score 35 unanswered points to claim a 38-17 victory over Monmouth Saturday afternoon at Brooks Stadium.

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  • Inside Coastal’s revolving backfield

    Inside Coastal’s revolving backfield

    Thursday, November 3 2016 11:52 PM EDT2016-11-04 03:52:51 GMT
    Expect a lot of variety in the backfield from CCU on Saturday (Source: WMBF Sports)Expect a lot of variety in the backfield from CCU on Saturday (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Earlier this year, Coastal Carolina’s quarterback carousel was in effect after the injury bug hit the position. Starter Josh Stilley and second stringer Avery McCall both have been out for more than a month after getting hurt. 

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    Earlier this year, Coastal Carolina’s quarterback carousel was in effect after the injury bug hit the position. Starter Josh Stilley and second stringer Avery McCall both have been out for more than a month after getting hurt. 

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  • Chants roll past Presbyterian

    Chants roll past Presbyterian

    Sunday, October 30 2016 7:51 PM EDT2016-10-30 23:51:22 GMT
    Jah-Maine Martin scores his first collegiate touchdowns on Saturday (Source: CCU Athletics)Jah-Maine Martin scores his first collegiate touchdowns on Saturday (Source: CCU Athletics)

    Coastal Carolina scored twice in the first two minutes of the game and rushed for a season-high 322 yards – thanks to Jah-Maine Martin’s 120 and Kenneth Daniels’ 100 – to lead #18 Coastal Carolina to a 48-17 victory at Presbyterian College Saturday afternoon at Bailey Memorial Stadium. 

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    Coastal Carolina scored twice in the first two minutes of the game and rushed for a season-high 322 yards – thanks to Jah-Maine Martin’s 120 and Kenneth Daniels’ 100 – to lead #18 Coastal Carolina to a 48-17 victory at Presbyterian College Saturday afternoon at Bailey Memorial Stadium. 

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  • CCU's Moglia donated over $120K to politicians, groups since '98

    CCU's Moglia donated over $120K to politicians, groups since '98

    Friday, October 28 2016 6:20 PM EDT2016-10-28 22:20:27 GMT
    Coach Joe Moglia (Source: CCU)Coach Joe Moglia (Source: CCU)

    WMBF News looked into which local coaches contributed to political groups or individual candidates.

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    WMBF News looked into which local coaches contributed to political groups or individual candidates.

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  • Coastal picks up the defense

    Coastal picks up the defense

    Thursday, October 27 2016 10:34 PM EDT2016-10-28 02:34:25 GMT
    The defense has been a source of many points this year for CCU (Source: WMBF Sports)The defense has been a source of many points this year for CCU (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina has been getting defensive in the best way possible this year. “As a unit we know we have to step up and play our best game every time we step on the field," linebacker Shane Johnson said. And that’s exactly what the Chants have done. 

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    Coastal Carolina has been getting defensive in the best way possible this year. “As a unit we know we have to step up and play our best game every time we step on the field," linebacker Shane Johnson said. And that’s exactly what the Chants have done. 

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  • CCU recognized as having one of college football's top 25 field designs

    CCU recognized as having one of college football's top 25 field designs

    Thursday, October 27 2016 5:48 PM EDT2016-10-27 21:48:30 GMT
    CCU's field is recognized as having one of the top 25 designs in college football. (Source: Sports Illustrated)CCU's field is recognized as having one of the top 25 designs in college football. (Source: Sports Illustrated)

    The editors of Sports Illustrated have included the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers’ football field in its list of the top 25 field designs in college football.

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    The editors of Sports Illustrated have included the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers’ football field in its list of the top 25 field designs in college football.

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  • Chants get homecoming win over CCSU

    Chants get homecoming win over CCSU

    Saturday, October 22 2016 6:43 PM EDT2016-10-22 22:43:55 GMT
    Coastal moves to 5-2 on the season (Source: WMBF Sports)Coastal moves to 5-2 on the season (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina held off a fourth quarter comeback to beat Central Connecticut State 33-25 on homecoming Saturday at Brooks Stadium. The Chants improve to 5-2 on the year with the victory. 

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    Coastal Carolina held off a fourth quarter comeback to beat Central Connecticut State 33-25 on homecoming Saturday at Brooks Stadium. The Chants improve to 5-2 on the year with the victory. 

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  • Coastal picked fifth in first Sun Belt poll

    Coastal picked fifth in first Sun Belt poll

    Wednesday, October 19 2016 10:03 PM EDT2016-10-20 02:03:32 GMT
    CCU begins its Sun Belt ride this season (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU begins its Sun Belt ride this season (Source: WMBF Sports)

    The Coastal Carolina men’s basketball team has been picked by the media to finish fifth in its first season playing in the Sun Belt Conference. The Chants garnered 88 points in the poll

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    The Coastal Carolina men’s basketball team has been picked by the media to finish fifth in its first season playing in the Sun Belt Conference. The Chants garnered 88 points in the poll

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  • Coastal Carolina knocks off Gardner-Webb 17-7

    Coastal Carolina knocks off Gardner-Webb 17-7

    Saturday, October 15 2016 5:31 PM EDT2016-10-15 21:31:26 GMT
    CCU moves to 4-2 this seasonCCU moves to 4-2 this season

    Coastal Carolina overcame two first-half turnovers and out-scored Gardner-Webb 14-0 in the second half to claim a 17-7 victory versus The Runnin’ Bulldogs Saturday afternoon at Spangler Stadium.

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    Coastal Carolina overcame two first-half turnovers and out-scored Gardner-Webb 14-0 in the second half to claim a 17-7 victory versus The Runnin’ Bulldogs Saturday afternoon at Spangler Stadium.

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  • Chants back to work after Hurricane Matthew

    Chants back to work after Hurricane Matthew

    Wednesday, October 12 2016 10:03 PM EDT2016-10-13 02:03:23 GMT
    CCU is finally back to work (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU is finally back to work (Source: WMBF Sports)

    The Coastal Carolina football has had a good deal of time off recently. A scheduled off week last Saturday followed by Hurricane Matthew resulted in ten straight days of no activity for the team.

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    The Coastal Carolina football has had a good deal of time off recently. A scheduled off week last Saturday followed by Hurricane Matthew resulted in ten straight days of no activity for the team.

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  • Breaking

    ACC Women's Basketball Tournament coming to CCU

    ACC Women's Basketball Tournament coming to CCU

    Wednesday, October 12 2016 4:34 PM EDT2016-10-12 20:34:12 GMT
    (Source: ACC)(Source: ACC)

    The 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament will be held March 1 through 5 at the HTC Center at Coastal Carolina University in Conway. The ACC announced the tournament location Wednesday morning, saying this will mark the seventh appearance for the tournament in South Carolina since its first five-year run in Rock Hill from 1992 to 1996.

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    The 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament will be held March 1 through 5 at the HTC Center at Coastal Carolina University in Conway. The ACC announced the tournament location Wednesday morning, saying this will mark the seventh appearance for the tournament in South Carolina since its first five-year run in Rock Hill from 1992 to 1996.

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  • Coastal Carolina Men’s Soccer Plays #5 Clemson to Scoreless Draw

    Coastal Carolina Men’s Soccer Plays #5 Clemson to Scoreless Draw

    Tuesday, October 4 2016 10:14 PM EDT2016-10-05 02:14:41 GMT
    Connor Power held Clemson scoreless on Tuesday (WMBF Sports)Connor Power held Clemson scoreless on Tuesday (WMBF Sports)

    The Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team extended its current season-long unbeaten streak to four matches as the Chanticleers battled in-state rival and fifth-ranked Clemson to a double overtime scoreless draw Tuesday night at the CCU Soccer Stadium.

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    The Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team extended its current season-long unbeaten streak to four matches as the Chanticleers battled in-state rival and fifth-ranked Clemson to a double overtime scoreless draw Tuesday night at the CCU Soccer Stadium.

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  • CCU Releases 2016-2017 Men's Basketball Schedule

    CCU Releases 2016-2017 Men's Basketball Schedule

    Monday, October 3 2016 2:46 PM EDT2016-10-03 18:46:51 GMT
    CCU begins the season at Alabama on Nov. 11thCCU begins the season at Alabama on Nov. 11th

    The Coastal Carolina men’s basketball program will play 17 home games this season, including nine Sun Belt Conference contests and one game as part of the MGM Grand Main Event Tournament, the Department of Athletics announced today.

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    The Coastal Carolina men’s basketball program will play 17 home games this season, including nine Sun Belt Conference contests and one game as part of the MGM Grand Main Event Tournament, the Department of Athletics announced today.

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  • Coastal Carolina falls to Charleston Southern in 2OT

    Coastal Carolina falls to Charleston Southern in 2OT

    Sunday, October 2 2016 10:42 AM EDT2016-10-02 14:42:12 GMT
    CCU drops its second game out of its last three on Saturday (source: goccusports.com)CCU drops its second game out of its last three on Saturday (source: goccusports.com)
    Courtesy: Coastal Carolina Athletics  CONWAY – The #14 Coastal Carolina football team was an extra point away from forcing a triple overtime period against #10 Charleston Southern Saturday night at Brooks Stadium, but Ryan Granger’s PAT attempt was blocked by CSU’s Johnny Robinson, allowing the Buccaneers to take a close 59-58 win. The two sides traded touchdowns in the first overtime as Coastal’s (3-2) Tyler Keane found Bruce Mapp for a 15-yard t...More >>
    Courtesy: Coastal Carolina Athletics  CONWAY – The #14 Coastal Carolina football team was an extra point away from forcing a triple overtime period against #10 Charleston Southern Saturday night at Brooks Stadium, but Ryan Granger’s PAT attempt was blocked by CSU’s Johnny Robinson, allowing the Buccaneers to take a close 59-58 win. The two sides traded touchdowns in the first overtime as Coastal’s (3-2) Tyler Keane found Bruce Mapp for a 15-yard t...More >>
  • Coastal Carolina rolls Furman, 41-21

    Coastal Carolina rolls Furman, 41-21

    Saturday, September 24 2016 9:40 PM EDT2016-09-25 01:40:51 GMT
    Tyler Keane gets a win in his first career start (Source: WMBF Sports)Tyler Keane gets a win in his first career start (Source: WMBF Sports)

    CONWAY, S.C. (WMBF) – The Coastal Carolina football team rebounded from its first loss of the season last week resoundingly by beating Furman by a 41-21 final on Saturday night at Brooks Stadium. It’s Coastal’s sixth straight win over the Paladins. 

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    The Coastal Carolina football team rebounded from its first loss of the season last week resoundingly by beating Furman by a 41-21 final on Saturday night at Brooks Stadium. It’s Coastal’s sixth straight win over the Paladins. 

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  • Inside Coastal Carolina's quarterback carousel

    Inside Coastal Carolina's quarterback carousel

    Wednesday, September 21 2016 11:40 PM EDT2016-09-22 03:40:11 GMT
    Tyler Keane gets the start on Saturday (Source: WMBF Sports)Tyler Keane gets the start on Saturday (Source: WMBF Sports)

    The quarterback situation at Coastal Carolina is now a bit complicated. After Josh Stilley was anointed the starter for 2016, he’s expected to miss the rest of the season after suffering a leg injury last week at Jacksonville State. In the same game, Dillon product and backup Avery McCall left with a sprained hand, which has led to a shuffling of the quarterback depth chart. 

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    The quarterback situation at Coastal Carolina is now a bit complicated. After Josh Stilley was anointed the starter for 2016, he’s expected to miss the rest of the season after suffering a leg injury last week at Jacksonville State. In the same game, Dillon product and backup Avery McCall left with a sprained hand, which has led to a shuffling of the quarterback depth chart. 

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  • Hop breaks records, CCU rolls over FAMU

    Hop breaks records, CCU rolls over FAMU

    Saturday, September 10 2016 10:28 PM EDT2016-09-11 02:28:15 GMT
    Henderson breaks 3 records in blowout.Henderson breaks 3 records in blowout.

    Conway, SC (WMBF) - Hop Henderson broke three records in Coastal Carolina's 49-10 blowout win over Florida A&M on Saturday night.

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    Conway, SC (WMBF) - Hop Henderson broke three records in Coastal Carolina's 49-10 blowout win over Florida A&M on Saturday night.

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  • CCU hosts Florida A&M on Saturday

    CCU hosts Florida A&M on Saturday

    Wednesday, September 7 2016 10:00 PM EDT2016-09-08 02:00:58 GMT

     Coastal Carolina dealt with some turbulence on and off the field in their week one win at Lamar. The first 30 minutes of the Chants plane ride to Texas and the first half of their contest got off to a rocky start as CCU trailed 14 to 3 at halftime against the Cardinals. Coastal returned home with a come from behind 38-14 win, outscoring Lamar 35-3 in the second half.

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     Coastal Carolina dealt with some turbulence on and off the field in their week one win at Lamar. The first 30 minutes of the Chants plane ride to Texas and the first half of their contest got off to a rocky start as CCU trailed 14 to 3 at halftime against the Cardinals. Coastal returned home with a come from behind 38-14 win, outscoring Lamar 35-3 in the second half.

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  • Financing mechanism approved for CCU to renovate Brooks Stadium; Haley disagrees with decision

    Financing mechanism approved for CCU to renovate Brooks Stadium; Haley disagrees with decision

    Tuesday, August 23 2016 10:38 PM EDT2016-08-24 02:38:25 GMT
    Source: WMBF NewsSource: WMBF News

    The South Carolina State Fiscal Accountability Authority passed a resolution Tuesday allowing for the issuance and sale of revenue bonds to go toward the renovation of Brooks Stadium at Coastal Carolina University.

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    The South Carolina State Fiscal Accountability Authority passed a resolution Tuesday allowing for the issuance and sale of revenue bonds to go toward the renovation of Brooks Stadium at Coastal Carolina University.

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  • After losing friendly CWS wager, Tucson group makes lunch for Myrtle Beach Chamber

    After losing friendly CWS wager, Tucson group makes lunch for Myrtle Beach Chamber

    Tuesday, August 23 2016 4:03 PM EDT2016-08-23 20:03:47 GMT
    Chef Ryan prepares lunch for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (Source: Dustin Ivy)Chef Ryan prepares lunch for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (Source: Dustin Ivy)

    A tourism promoter for the City of Tucson made good on a friendly wager over the 2016 College World Series when he brought a chef from the southwest city to prepare a meal for the president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

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    A tourism promoter for the City of Tucson made good on a friendly wager over the 2016 College World Series when he brought a chef from the southwest city to prepare a meal for the president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Amber Campbell qualifies for hammer throw finals

    Amber Campbell qualifies for hammer throw finals

    Saturday, August 13 2016 12:14 AM EDT2016-08-13 04:14:07 GMT
    Amber Campbell will throw for gold on Monday (Source: WMBF News)Amber Campbell will throw for gold on Monday (Source: WMBF News)

    Former Coastal Carolina hammer thrower Amber Campbell qualified for the medal round of the women’s hammer throw in the 2016 Olympics on Friday night. Campbell’s throw of 71.09 meters was good enough for 8th place among the 32 throwers in the qualifying round.

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    Former Coastal Carolina hammer thrower Amber Campbell qualified for the medal round of the women’s hammer throw in the 2016 Olympics on Friday night. Campbell’s throw of 71.09 meters was good enough for 8th place among the 32 throwers in the qualifying round.

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  • Coastal Carolina ranked 16th in STATS Preseason Poll

    Coastal Carolina ranked 16th in STATS Preseason Poll

    Monday, August 8 2016 8:27 PM EDT2016-08-09 00:27:40 GMT
    Deangelo Henderson and the Chants begin the year 16th in the country (source: WMBF Sports)Deangelo Henderson and the Chants begin the year 16th in the country (source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina football will start its final year in FCS play ranked 16th in the country, according to the STATS FCS Preseason Poll released on Monday. The Chants are an FCS Independent this year and ineligible for postseason play as they begin the transition process to the Sun Belt Conference and FBS competition. 

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    Coastal Carolina football will start its final year in FCS play ranked 16th in the country, according to the STATS FCS Preseason Poll released on Monday. The Chants are an FCS Independent this year and ineligible for postseason play as they begin the transition process to the Sun Belt Conference and FBS competition. 

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  • CCU holds youth Football camp

    CCU holds youth Football camp

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 5:54 PM EDT2016-07-13 21:54:37 GMT
    Conway, S.C.(WMBF) - The mantra for Coastal Football is be a man, take responsibility. This week it was be a kid and have fun. ”I remember when I was going to camps and you have those dreams when you're a little kid and it's fun to come out here and be in that big stage for a little while and it's really neat, it's fun," said CCU recruiting coordinator Cory Bailey.  That’s fun Bailey's children are experiencing first hand, they were just a few of more than one...More >>
    Conway, S.C.(WMBF) - The mantra for Coastal Football is be a man, take responsibility. This week it was be a kid and have fun. ”I remember when I was going to camps and you have those dreams when you're a little kid and it's fun to come out here and be in that big stage for a little while and it's really neat, it's fun," said CCU recruiting coordinator Cory Bailey.  That’s fun Bailey's children are experiencing first hand, they were just a few of more than one...More >>
  • 'Chanticleer' trending on Merriam-Webster site

    'Chanticleer' trending on Merriam-Webster site

    Tuesday, July 12 2016 9:45 PM EDT2016-07-13 01:45:49 GMT
    Coastal Carolina mascot "Chauncey" rides in the welcome home motorcade for the Chanticleers baseball team on July 1. (Source: CCU Facebook page)Coastal Carolina mascot "Chauncey" rides in the welcome home motorcade for the Chanticleers baseball team on July 1. (Source: CCU Facebook page)

    According to a press release from Coastal Carolina University, since the baseball team won the College World Series on June 30, lookups for “chanticleer” on the Merriam-Webster website have spiked, making it a “Trending Now” topic.

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    According to a press release from Coastal Carolina University, since the baseball team won the College World Series on June 30, lookups for “chanticleer” on the Merriam-Webster website have spiked, making it a “Trending Now” topic.

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  • New students excited about attending CCU after clinching national championship

    New students excited about attending CCU after clinching national championship

    Friday, July 8 2016 5:02 PM EDT2016-07-08 21:02:46 GMT

     The entire community and the campus of Coastal Carolina University is stilling riding high after winning the College World Series in Omaha.  The team has made its community proud, and the newest members of the CCU family are even more excited.  

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     The entire community and the campus of Coastal Carolina University is stilling riding high after winning the College World Series in Omaha.  The team has made its community proud, and the newest members of the CCU family are even more excited.  

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  • CCU grad Amber Campbell heading to third Olympics

    CCU grad Amber Campbell heading to third Olympics

    Wednesday, July 6 2016 7:37 PM EDT2016-07-06 23:37:45 GMT
    CCU grad Amber Campbell will head to her third Olympic games. (Source: WMBF News)CCU grad Amber Campbell will head to her third Olympic games. (Source: WMBF News)

    Coastal Carolina University graduate and Myrtle Beach native Amber Campbell placed first in the hammer toss trials and will be heading to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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    Coastal Carolina University graduate and Myrtle Beach native Amber Campbell placed first in the hammer toss trials and will be heading to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Several CCU baseball players drafted by MLB teams

    Several CCU baseball players drafted by MLB teams

    Wednesday, July 6 2016 3:14 PM EDT2016-07-06 19:14:55 GMT
    G.K. Young, left, gets a hug from his grandmother, Maxine Jordan, before flying to Arizona on Wednesday. (Source: Ann Marie Young Facebook page)G.K. Young, left, gets a hug from his grandmother, Maxine Jordan, before flying to Arizona on Wednesday. (Source: Ann Marie Young Facebook page)

    Less than a week after winning the College World Series, members of the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers baseball team are already looking ahead to their future.

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    Less than a week after winning the College World Series, members of the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers baseball team are already looking ahead to their future.

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  • College World Series-winning Chanticleers get welcome home motorcade

    College World Series-winning Chanticleers get welcome home motorcade

    Friday, July 1 2016 9:43 PM EDT2016-07-02 01:43:20 GMT
    Players celebrate with the NCAA trophy. (Source: WMBF News)Players celebrate with the NCAA trophy. (Source: WMBF News)

    The Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers received a grand welcome back after winning the national championship at the College World Series Thursday in Omaha.

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    The Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers received a grand welcome back after winning the national championship at the College World Series Thursday in Omaha.

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  • SLIDESHOW: Fans celebrate the Chanticleers' national championship

    SLIDESHOW: Fans celebrate the Chanticleers' national championship

    Friday, July 1 2016 2:14 PM EDT2016-07-01 18:14:56 GMT
    The Chanticleers celebrate their national championship with fans. (Source: WMBF News)The Chanticleers celebrate their national championship with fans. (Source: WMBF News)

    Fans lined downtown Conway and packed Brooks Stadium during Friday’s welcome home celebration for the national champion Coastal Carolina Chanticleers baseball team.

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    Fans lined downtown Conway and packed Brooks Stadium during Friday’s welcome home celebration for the national champion Coastal Carolina Chanticleers baseball team.

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  • Friday designated 'Chanticleer Baseball National Champions Day' by Gov. Haley

    Friday designated 'Chanticleer Baseball National Champions Day' by Gov. Haley

    Friday, July 1 2016 11:47 AM EDT2016-07-01 15:47:18 GMT
    Image of the CCU flag flying atop the State House. (Source: @NikkiHaley on Twitter)Image of the CCU flag flying atop the State House. (Source: @NikkiHaley on Twitter)

    Friday, July 1 has been designated “Chanticleer Baseball National Champions Day” through South Carolina in a proclamation issued by Governor Nikki Haley. The proclamation encourages all South Carolinians to “join together in congratulating the Chanticleer baseball team and Head Coach Gary Gilmore for their outstanding performance in the 2016 College World Series,” according to a news release from the governor’s office.

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    Friday, July 1 has been designated “Chanticleer Baseball National Champions Day” through South Carolina in a proclamation issued by Governor Nikki Haley. The proclamation encourages all South Carolinians to “join together in congratulating the Chanticleer baseball team and Head Coach Gary Gilmore for their outstanding performance in the 2016 College World Series,” according to a news release from the governor’s office.

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  • SLIDESHOW: CCU wins College World Series

    SLIDESHOW: CCU wins College World Series

    Friday, July 1 2016 8:26 AM EDT2016-07-01 12:26:14 GMT
    Fans at a local bar celebrating the big win. (Source: WMBF News)Fans at a local bar celebrating the big win. (Source: WMBF News)

    #CINO! Coastal is Number One - the university's baseball team clinched a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Wildcats in the third and final game of the College World Series in Omaha Thursday, and fans across the state and country went wild! Check out images of Coastal fans before and after the big win in the slideshow here.

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    #CINO! Coastal is Number One - the university's baseball team clinched a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Wildcats in the third and final game of the College World Series in Omaha Thursday, and fans across the state and country went wild! Check out images of Coastal fans before and after the big win in the slideshow here.

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  • Hundreds of fans welcome home champion CCU baseball team at airport

    Hundreds of fans welcome home champion CCU baseball team at airport

    Friday, July 1 2016 8:12 AM EDT2016-07-01 12:12:29 GMT
    Fans giving the "Chants Up" sign at the airport. (Source: George Umbenhauer)Fans giving the "Chants Up" sign at the airport. (Source: George Umbenhauer)

    Hundreds of fans turned out at the Myrtle Beach International Airport late Thursday night to welcome home the Coastal Carolina University baseball team after their big win at the College World Series in Omaha.

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    Hundreds of fans turned out at the Myrtle Beach International Airport late Thursday night to welcome home the Coastal Carolina University baseball team after their big win at the College World Series in Omaha.

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  • Coastal Carolina clinches College World Series title

    Coastal Carolina clinches College World Series title

    Friday, July 1 2016 8:02 AM EDT2016-07-01 12:02:29 GMT
    The Chanticleers celebrate their national championship. (Source: Joe Murano)The Chanticleers celebrate their national championship. (Source: Joe Murano)

    The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are national champions. CCU defeated the Arizona Wildcats 4-3 in the winner-take-all game of the College World Series Championship Thursday afternoon.

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    The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are national champions. CCU defeated the Arizona Wildcats 4-3 in the winner-take-all game of the College World Series Championship Thursday afternoon.

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  • Employees bring the Chanticleers championship game into the workplace

    Employees bring the Chanticleers championship game into the workplace

    Thursday, June 30 2016 7:46 PM EDT2016-06-30 23:46:48 GMT
    Employees at The Brandon Agency watched CCU win its first national title. (Source: WMBF News)Employees at The Brandon Agency watched CCU win its first national title. (Source: WMBF News)

    Offices throughout the Grand Strand made it a point to watch Coastal Carolina win its first national championship after beating Arizona in the winner-take-all game of the College World Series.

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    Offices throughout the Grand Strand made it a point to watch Coastal Carolina win its first national championship after beating Arizona in the winner-take-all game of the College World Series.

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  • Breaking

    CCU announces new plans to welcome team home from College World Series

    CCU announces new plans to welcome team home from College World Series

    Thursday, June 30 2016 12:05 PM EDT2016-06-30 16:05:29 GMT
    This map shows the motorcade route for the Chanticleers' welcome home celebration. (Source: CCU)This map shows the motorcade route for the Chanticleers' welcome home celebration. (Source: CCU)

    Due to the weather delay Wednesday night, Chanticleer supporters are now invited to meet the university’s baseball team at 11 p.m. Thursday and watch the Welcome Home Motorcade and Ceremony Friday afternoon.

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    Due to the weather delay Wednesday night, Chanticleer supporters are now invited to meet the university’s baseball team at 11 p.m. Thursday and watch the Welcome Home Motorcade and Ceremony Friday afternoon.

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  • Coastal Carolina sees social media activity skyrocket through College World Series

    Coastal Carolina sees social media activity skyrocket through College World Series

    Thursday, June 30 2016 8:26 AM EDT2016-06-30 12:26:43 GMT
    Social media has allowed thousands to engage with CCU during College World Series run. (Source: WMBF News)Social media has allowed thousands to engage with CCU during College World Series run. (Source: WMBF News)

    The Chanticleers' run through the College World Series has led to tremendous growth for Coastal Carolina University on social media. 

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    The Chanticleers' run through the College World Series has led to tremendous growth for Coastal Carolina University on social media. 

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  • Breaking

    Game 3 of College World Series Championship between CCU, Arizona postponed

    Game 3 of College World Series Championship between CCU, Arizona postponed

    Thursday, June 30 2016 12:53 AM EDT2016-06-30 04:53:13 GMT
    Inclement weather postponed Game 3 of the College World Series Championship. (Source: Joe Murano)Inclement weather postponed Game 3 of the College World Series Championship. (Source: Joe Murano)

    Inclement weather in Omaha postponed Game 3 of the College World Series Championship between the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers and the Arizona Wildcats to Thursday.

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    Inclement weather in Omaha postponed Game 3 of the College World Series Championship between the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers and the Arizona Wildcats to Thursday.

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  • CCU to face Arizona in deciding College World Series game

    CCU to face Arizona in deciding College World Series game

    Wednesday, June 29 2016 2:27 PM EDT2016-06-29 18:27:20 GMT
    CCU beat Arizona to force a Game 3 in the College World Series Championship. (Source: Joe Murano)CCU beat Arizona to force a Game 3 in the College World Series Championship. (Source: Joe Murano)

    It was a nail biter in Omaha as Coastal Carolina survived to force Game 3 Wednesday night against Arizona in the College World Series Championship.

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    It was a nail biter in Omaha as Coastal Carolina survived to force Game 3 Wednesday night against Arizona in the College World Series Championship.

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  • Where you can watch tonight's CCU College World Series Finals game

    Where you can watch tonight's CCU College World Series Finals game

    Tuesday, June 28 2016 2:08 PM EDT2016-06-28 18:08:08 GMT

    The Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers will again face off against the University of Arizona Wildcats in the second final game of the College World Series at 8 p.m. Tuesday. If you're looking to watch, the CCU Facebook page has a list of watch parties and establishments showing the game.

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    The Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers will again face off against the University of Arizona Wildcats in the second final game of the College World Series at 8 p.m. Tuesday. If you're looking to watch, the CCU Facebook page has a list of watch parties and establishments showing the game.

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  • @CoastalBaseball building off team's success

    @CoastalBaseball building off team's success

    Tuesday, June 28 2016 10:57 AM EDT2016-06-28 14:57:07 GMT
    Source: @CoastalBaseball on TwitterSource: @CoastalBaseball on Twitter

    While the players for the Coastal Carolina baseball team take center stage in college baseball's championship series, the Twitter account following all of the success is seeing its own profile grow.

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    While the players for the Coastal Carolina baseball team take center stage in college baseball's championship series, the Twitter account following all of the success is seeing its own profile grow.

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  • Breaking

    Arizona defeats CCU in first game of College World Series Championship

    Arizona defeats CCU in first game of College World Series Championship

    Tuesday, June 28 2016 12:03 AM EDT2016-06-28 04:03:38 GMT
    CCU fell to Arizona in the first game of the College World Series Championship. (Source: WMBF News)CCU fell to Arizona in the first game of the College World Series Championship. (Source: WMBF News)

    The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers fell to the Arizona Wildcats in the first game of the College World Series Championship Monday night.

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    The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers fell to the Arizona Wildcats in the first game of the College World Series Championship Monday night.

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  • Coastal Carolina baseball headed to CWS Championship

    Coastal Carolina baseball headed to CWS Championship

    Sunday, June 26 2016 12:24 PM EDT2016-06-26 16:24:21 GMT
    CCU baseball moves on to the championship round (Source: WMBF Sports)CCU baseball moves on to the championship round (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina is just one of two teams left this baseball season, and will play for the NCAA baseball championship on Monday night after eliminating TCU on Saturday. The Chants beat the Horned Frogs to advance to the championship series starting next week. Coastal will face the University of Arizona in the best-of-three round starting on Monday night at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. 

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    Coastal Carolina is just one of two teams left this baseball season, and will play for the NCAA baseball championship on Monday night after eliminating TCU on Saturday. The Chants beat the Horned Frogs to advance to the championship series starting next week. Coastal will face the University of Arizona in the best-of-three round starting on Monday night at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. 

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  • Sports

    Coastal forces winner-take-all game against TCU

    Coastal forces winner-take-all game against TCU

    Saturday, June 25 2016 5:38 AM EDT2016-06-25 09:38:28 GMT
    Coastal fights to live another day (source: WMBF Sports)Coastal fights to live another day (source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina baseball extended its season by another day, winning a second straight elimination game on Friday night over TCU, by a __ final. Andrew Beckwith got the win, going a full nine innings for the second time in this year's CWS. The Chants and Horned Frogs will now play Saturday night, with the winning team headed to the CWS best-of-three Championship Series.

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    Coastal Carolina baseball extended its season by another day, winning a second straight elimination game on Friday night over TCU, by a __ final. Andrew Beckwith got the win, going a full nine innings for the second time in this year's CWS. The Chants and Horned Frogs will now play Saturday night, with the winning team headed to the CWS best-of-three Championship Series.

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  • Coastal eliminates Texas Tech in CWS

    Coastal eliminates Texas Tech in CWS

    Friday, June 24 2016 3:25 AM EDT2016-06-24 07:25:16 GMT
    Coastal lives to play another day (source: WMBF Sports)Coastal lives to play another day (source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina baseball is still alive in Omaha after beating Texas Tech 7-5 on Thursday night to eliminate the 5th-seeded Red Raiders. The Chants move on to face TCU on Friday night, and must get another win to extend its season by another day. 

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    Coastal Carolina baseball is still alive in Omaha after beating Texas Tech 7-5 on Thursday night to eliminate the 5th-seeded Red Raiders. The Chants move on to face TCU on Friday night, and must get another win to extend its season by another day. 

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  • Joe Moglia’s other College World Series connection

    Joe Moglia’s other College World Series connection

    Thursday, June 23 2016 2:19 PM EDT2016-06-23 18:19:34 GMT
    Joe Moglia has a direct connection to the home of the CWS (Source: WMBF Sports)Joe Moglia has a direct connection to the home of the CWS (Source: WMBF Sports)

    The College World Series home has been in Omaha since 1950, and thanks to its now six-year old stadium, it will remain there at least until the 2035 season. And it’s Coastal Carolina football coach Joe Moglia that had a direct hand in naming the park. Before TD Ameritrade Park opened in 2010, keeping the new building localized was important for the city. 

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    The College World Series home has been in Omaha since 1950, and thanks to its now six-year old stadium, it will remain there at least until the 2035 season. And it’s Coastal Carolina football coach Joe Moglia that had a direct hand in naming the park. Before TD Ameritrade Park opened in 2010, keeping the new building localized was important for the city. 

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  • Coastal Carolina falls to TCU in College World Series

    Coastal Carolina falls to TCU in College World Series

    Wednesday, June 22 2016 2:57 AM EDT2016-06-22 06:57:42 GMT
    Coastal suffered its first loss of the CWS on Tuesday night (source: WMBF Sports)Coastal suffered its first loss of the CWS on Tuesday night (source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina suffered a loss in the College World Series on Tuesday night after falling to TCU by a 6-1 final. CCU moves to an elimination game to be played on Thursday against Texas Tech at 8:00 ET. CCU falls to 50-17 this season after the loss.

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    Coastal Carolina suffered a loss in the College World Series on Tuesday night after falling to TCU by a 6-1 final. CCU moves to an elimination game to be played on Thursday against Texas Tech at 8:00 ET. CCU falls to 50-17 this season after the loss.

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  • Chanticleer Baseball merchandise sales soars as team plays in World Series

    Chanticleer Baseball merchandise sales soars as team plays in World Series

    Tuesday, June 21 2016 4:48 PM EDT2016-06-21 20:48:21 GMT

    The Chanticleer baseball teams winning on the field is winning over hearts of baseball fans.

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    The Chanticleer baseball teams winning on the field is winning over hearts of baseball fans.

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  • CCU stock rising in light of College World Series

    CCU stock rising in light of College World Series

    Monday, June 20 2016 9:33 PM EDT2016-06-21 01:33:31 GMT
    Chants defeat LSU in Super RegionalChants defeat LSU in Super Regional

    CCU's baseball team was the classic underdog going into the College World Series in Omaha, even after beating powerhouses like LSU and NC State before defeating Florida last night. 

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    CCU's baseball team was the classic underdog going into the College World Series in Omaha, even after beating powerhouses like LSU and NC State before defeating Florida last night. 

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  • Chants play ball at Omaha hospital with special connection to Athletic Director

    Chants play ball at Omaha hospital with special connection to Athletic Director

    Monday, June 20 2016 6:09 PM EDT2016-06-20 22:09:06 GMT

    On its day off, CCU still got in some baseball – with kids of the Nebraska Medical Center. Though the hospital is a place that athletics director Matt Hogue has been familiar with for some time. “It was important to us, ten years ago when our daughter Caroline needed a small bowel life-saving transplant, and there weren’t many places that could perform that procedure,” said the Coastal Athletic Director.

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    On its day off, CCU still got in some baseball – with kids of the Nebraska Medical Center. Though the hospital is a place that athletics director Matt Hogue has been familiar with for some time. “It was important to us, ten years ago when our daughter Caroline needed a small bowel life-saving transplant, and there weren’t many places that could perform that procedure,” said the Coastal Athletic Director.

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  • 2 Chants spotted performing 'most elaborate handshake ever'

    2 Chants spotted performing 'most elaborate handshake ever'

    Monday, June 20 2016 12:51 PM EDT2016-06-20 16:51:36 GMT
    (Source: @NCAA Twitter)(Source: @NCAA Twitter)

    Two Chanticleers are demonstrating they have some fancy moves both on and off the field with an elaborate handshake that’s turning heads on Twitter. Video posted to Twitter by the NCAA shows outfielder Josh Crump (Number 3) and short stop Seth Lancaster (Number 26) performing the 25-second long handshake in the dugout.

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    Two Chanticleers are demonstrating they have some fancy moves both on and off the field with an elaborate handshake that’s turning heads on Twitter. Video posted to Twitter by the NCAA shows outfielder Josh Crump (Number 3) and short stop Seth Lancaster (Number 26) performing the 25-second long handshake in the dugout.

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  • Coastal Carolina wins in College World Series debut

    Coastal Carolina wins in College World Series debut

    Monday, June 20 2016 2:24 AM EDT2016-06-20 06:24:57 GMT
    Coastal baseball is moving up in Omaha (source: WMBF Sports)Coastal baseball is moving up in Omaha (source: WMBF Sports)

    Coastal Carolina baseball is moving on to the winner’s bracket in the College World Series after beating top-ranked Florida by a 2-1 final on Sunday night at TD Ameritrade Park in Nebraska. It’s the first win in the first CWS appearance for the Chants. Andrew Beckwith threw a complete game for CCU, and allowed seven hits and one earned run while striking out seven batters. 

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    Coastal Carolina baseball is moving on to the winner’s bracket in the College World Series after beating top-ranked Florida by a 2-1 final on Sunday night at TD Ameritrade Park in Nebraska. It’s the first win in the first CWS appearance for the Chants. Andrew Beckwith threw a complete game for CCU, and allowed seven hits and one earned run while striking out seven batters. 

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  • The respect for Gary Gilmore

    The respect for Gary Gilmore

    Saturday, June 18 2016 3:41 PM EDT2016-06-18 19:41:31 GMT
    Gary Gilmore remains forever popular with his players and staff (Source: WMBF Sports)Gary Gilmore remains forever popular with his players and staff (Source: WMBF Sports)

    Finally, Gary Gilmore and Coastal Carolina are in the College World Series. But when that super regional win was completed, it’s the players that were just happy to get their coach to Omaha. 

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    Finally, Gary Gilmore and Coastal Carolina are in the College World Series. But when that super regional win was completed, it’s the players that were just happy to get their coach to Omaha. 

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  • Gilmore, Beer take home national awards

    Gilmore, Beer take home national awards

    Saturday, June 18 2016 1:42 PM EDT2016-06-18 17:42:58 GMT
    Gary Gilmore is honored by the NCBWA on Saturday (source: WMBF Sports)Gary Gilmore is honored by the NCBWA on Saturday (source: WMBF Sports)

    A record-breaking season for Gary Gilmore continued on Saturday in Omaha, as the longtime Coastal Carolina head coach was named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Coach of the Year. It’s the first time Gilmore has been honored with the award. 

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    A record-breaking season for Gary Gilmore continued on Saturday in Omaha, as the longtime Coastal Carolina head coach was named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Coach of the Year. It’s the first time Gilmore has been honored with the award. 

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  • Consider This: WMBF News is cheering on CCU!

    Consider This: WMBF News is cheering on CCU!

    Tuesday, June 14 2016 6:18 PM EDT2016-06-14 22:18:15 GMT
    CCU celebrating after winning against LSU and heading to the College World Series. (Source: Joe Murano)CCU celebrating after winning against LSU and heading to the College World Series. (Source: Joe Murano)

    Another exciting time for us to rally behind Coastal Carolina University…this time it’s the baseball team heading to the college world series. What an accomplishment by these athletes…  and their head coach, Gary Gilmore who has talked about going to Omaha since taking over the Chanticleer baseball program in 1996. 

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    Another exciting time for us to rally behind Coastal Carolina University…this time it’s the baseball team heading to the college world series. What an accomplishment by these athletes…  and their head coach, Gary Gilmore who has talked about going to Omaha since taking over the Chanticleer baseball program in 1996. 

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  • Gardner-Webb Stifles Coastal Carolina 82-67

    Gardner-Webb Stifles Coastal Carolina 82-67

    Coastal Carolina could not overcome a pair of near three minute second-half scoring droughts along with 11 Gardner-Webb 3-pointers as the Runnin' Bulldogs handed the Chanticleers an 82-67 loss Saturday at The HTC Center.More >>
    Coastal Carolina could not overcome a pair of near three minute second-half scoring droughts along with 11 Gardner-Webb 3-pointers as the Runnin' Bulldogs handed the Chanticleers an 82-67 loss Saturday at The HTC Center.
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