CCU prepares to take the mound in Sun Belt Conference Baseball Tournament

Tuesday is the start of the Sun Belt Conference Baseball Tournament at Coastal Carolina University’s Springs Brooks Stadium in Conway.

  CBD gains popularity with athletes

  Coastal’s lone golfer has strong opening round at NCAA regional, tied for second

  Referee shortage impacting recreational sports leagues

  CCU Athletics updates Board of Trustees on growth, projects

Pee Dee arena football team to honor ‘Florence 7’ at upcoming game

  Popularity of skateboarding boosts business for Skate Shops

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  “Slow Roll” helps first-time bikers explore Myrtle Beach trails

  One win from state title; MBHS tennis dedicates championship run to late coach

Myrtle Beach mayor signs letter supporting bill to bring Panthers to SC

Swarm of bees briefly delays Reds game

8-year-old Myrtle Beach bowler gets biggest win of career; beating cancer

  NBA player Ramon Sessions gets first look inside new Boys & Girls Club facility

  Details: CCU guarantees new head coach two full seasons in contract

In contracts obtained by WMBF News this week, CCU agrees to keep Jamey Chadwell installed as head coach through the end of the 2020-2021 football season.

  Hundreds celebrate the life of ‘Coach’ Rivers Lynch

Hundreds gathered at a Myrtle Beach church to honor and celebrate the life of long time coach and educator, Rivers Lynch who passed away Sunday at the age of 72.

  Carolina Panthers stop in Grand Strand, Pee Dee to celebrate “Keep Pounding Day”

Workers with the Panthers organization made stops Wednesday morning in Lumberton, Florence, Bennettsville and Myrtle Beach as part of their “Keep Pounding Day.”

  TPC Myrtle Beach prepares for NCAA Golf Regionals

Myrtle Beach will be welcoming some of the country’s top collegiate golfers in less than two weeks.

Talladega Superspeedway tweets pics of stuff left behind after race

Two Chants get shot at NFL

  300 athletes compete in Myrtle Beach Special Olympics Spring games

How Dale Earnhardt Jr. plans to honor his father during 2019 Darlington race

Clemson Finishes 2019 NFL Draft With Six Total Selections

Oakland Raiders select Clemson WR, Socastee native Hunter Renfrow in fifth round of NFL draft

Coastal Carolina Plates a Season-High 27 Runs in Friday Night Win

Chanticleers beat Georgia State 27-2

Browns’ Denzel Ward gives $10K to alma mater Nordonia High School

The NFL player won the Division II state championship in 2014.

Dabo Swinney signs 10-year, $93 million extension at Clemson

Dabo Swinney will be the head football coach at Clemson for the forseeable future. He’ll also be paid very well while he is.

  Fearless Athletics brings competitive cheer to Myrtle Beach

Get ready to get fearless with Myrtle Beach’s newest competitive cheer academy.

  Olympians from Iceland training in Myrtle Beach

While the 2020 Summer Olympics are more than two years away, athletes around the world are training for a chance to bring home the gold, even in Myrtle Beach.

  Horry County student athletes sign their NCAA commitment letters

Three senior athletes in the Grand Strand will get that chance to keep playing the sports they love at the college level.

NFL player plays good Samaritan and helps woman change tire on rural SC roadway

Martha Isbell said she was thankful that Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard was traveling in the same direction when she got a flat tire on April 21.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s mother dies after battle with cancer

Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a longtime employee at JR Motorsports alongside her daughter Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 65.

Junior golfers compete in Palmetto High School Golf Championship

Junior golfers from across the country traveled to the Grand Strand for the 21st Annual Palmetto High School Golf Classic in Pawleys Island at the True Blue Golf Club.

Barcelona-based soccer academy makes stop in NMB to train local players

The Marcet Soccer Academy, based in Barcelona Spain is one of the premier training academies for young soccer stars with dreams of one day turning professional.

  Local golf industry feeling the ‘Tiger Woods Effect’

Sunday’s final round coverage of the Masters averaged 10.8 million viewers making it the most-watched golf broadcast in over a year, even with that early 7:30 a.m. start time.

  Tiger Woods’ Masters win a big topic at Monday After the Masters

The calendar might have said it was Monday, but at Monday After the Masters, everyone’s minds were still on Sunday and Tiger Woods’ epic performance at the Masters in Augusta, Georgia.

  Monday After the Masters gives back to next generation of golfers

Monday After the Masters is a one-of-a-kind tradition that brings celebrities and pro golfers together for a day of golfing, music and giving back.

  PHOTOS: Sunny skies, celebrities abound at 2019 Monday After The Masters

Last year’s Monday After The Masters was all about the rain, but the 2019 edition was all about the sunshine.

Injured gymnast sets goal: To walk down aisle at her wedding

An Auburn University gymnast who suffered career-ending injuries to both knees says her goals now include walking down the aisle at her upcoming wedding

Conway Police Sergeant honored by community basketball league

For seven seasons, the Conway Police Department’s outreach basketball league has helped make their community stronger both on and off the court.“I would hope they’d say, you did something for me I really appreciate it and then they pass it on to the next generation and they come out and coach,” sai

PGA Junior Golfer get a visit from Golf Pro Grant Forrest

One of golf’s young up-and-coming stars made a stop in Myrtle Beach to help teach the next generation of junior golf champions.

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Suspended LSU basketball head coach Will Wade met with university and NCAA officials Friday.

  Beach volleyball shows spike in popularity

The sport of beach volleyball is one of the fastest growing in the country, for both girls and guys.

  Project Golf looks to grow the game in Myrtle Beach

Projects Golf’s long-term mission will be to grow the game of golf in new ways in Myrtle Beach.

  CCU head football coach connects with fans before football season

The Chanticleer’s head football coach is working hard in his first year to build a connection with Coastal Carolina fans on and off the field.

Virginia holds off Texas Tech in overtime for first NCAA national championship

DeAndre Hunter hit two critical threes with the Cavaliers on their heels late, one in regulation and one again in overtime, and his 27 points led the team.

Coastal Football: Chadwell preaches togetherness during spring game debut

The Jamey Chadwell era has officially begun as he led the Chants onto the field for the first time in front of CCU fans at the newly renovated Brooks Stadium.

  Before the Final Four, Chris Beard was dominating the ABA in Myrtle Beach

This Saturday, the NCAA Tournament continues with the men’s Final Four, as three of the four teams look to win their first-ever National Championship.

Tickets for 2019 CCU football season now on sale

Tickets for the 2019 Coastal Carolina University football season are on sale now.

  Pelicans fall to Hillcats 14-5 in season opener

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans opened the 2019 season against the Lynchburg Hillcats Thursday in front of a packed stadium.

  Pelicans open 2019 season against Lynchburg on Thursday

Get your peanuts and Cracker Jacks ready! Thursday is opening day for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans.

  Horry County lacrosse teams raise money for student forced to amputate hand from rare cancer

A typically gritty rivalry between Socastee and St. James high schools took a charitable approach Monday.

Blue Lights and Red Stripes football games strengthen relationship between students and first responders

Saturday afternoon local law-enforcement and fire fighters traded in their uniforms for jerseys, teaming up with the Boys and Girls Club of the Grand Strand for the fifth annual Blue Lights and Red Stripes flag football game.While this game is all about having fun the competition is still high leve

Gilmore Gets Career Win No. 1,200; Chants Split Saturday Twin Bill

Coastal splits doubleheader with Arkansas State

  Myrtle Beach Speedway hosts NOPI Nationals

What started as a car show for the Volkswagen community in the 1980s has grown into one of the largest car and truck shows in the country.

Skateboarding and surfing proposed to the International Olympics Committee for 2024 Games

Other proposed sports for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris include sport climbing and breakdancing.

NFL: Pass interference now reviewable by officials

Coaches still will have two challenges per game, and in the final two minutes of a half or fourth quarter or for all of overtime, the replay official can order a review of offensive or defensive pass interference.

Darlington Raceway to kick off NASCAR’s 2020 playoff schedule

Darlington Raceway will kick off NASCAR’s 2020 playoff schedule with September’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 race.

  Cam Newton says he’s benching sex in hopes of making his ‘mind stronger’: But could it work?

Panthers QB Cam Newton told James Corden during an appearance on the Late Late Show this week that he will be abstaining from orgasms for the month of March.

Murrells Inlet trainer using gym to empower, support veterans

In the United States roughly 22 veterans a day take their own lives every day.Many veterans struggle with depression or post-traumatic stress when they return home from active duty.For most sports and fitness is an escape from reality, for retired Army veteran Dan Newberry it gave him the purpose

  Beware of scammers targeting March Madness fans

March Madness kicked off this week, and many college basketball fans are hoping to cheer on their favorite teams from the sidelines.

  Local skateboarder shares safety, skills with young skaters

This spring, one local skateboarder is using his years of experience to teach future skateboarders how to enjoy the sport safely.

  NMB sports bar offers $1 million for perfect March Madness bracket

It’s the goal of millions of people to fill out the perfect March Madness bracket, and one North Myrtle Beach bar offering $1 million for perfection.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans ‘Derby Day’ will feature in-game horse race

Myrtle Beach residents won’t have to go far to enjoy the sights and sounds of derby day.The Myrtle Beach Pelicans announced as part of its 2019 promotional schedule, an in-game horse race during the middle 3rd inning on Friday May 3.

  Florence’s new arena football team wins nail biter on final play

Football season is back!Friday night, the American Arena League kicked-off their season as the Carolina Havoc made their team debut at the Florence Center in front of their new hometown crowd.“I mean it’s something different, we have a really good feeling this arena football idea is going to take

No. 16 Chants Hit for the Home Run Cycle in 10-run Win

Coastal Carolina gets their 14th win of the season

  Age is just a number for seniors competing in Myrtle Beach softball tournament

For 25 years, the International Senior Softball Association (ISSA) has hosted the nation’s most competitive softball tournaments, featuring seasoned athletes with decades of experience.

  Billiards builds brotherly bond through friendly competition

For one group of Myrtle Beach retirees, the game of pool gives them a new lease on life.

  Jets agree to sign RB Le’Veon Bell, according to reports

Le'Veon Bell agreed to a deal early Wednesday morning, ending months of speculation about where he'd resume his playing career after six years with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  Browns to acquire star receiver Beckham from NY

With the Browns, Beckham will be reunited with receiver Jarvis Landry, a teammate at LSU.

  CCU battles top talent at the Hackler Championship

This week at the Hackler Championship, the CCU Chanticleers had the chance to play in front of their home crowd, but they had their work cut out for them going against six teams ranked in the nation’s top 30.

  Brooks Stadium expansion project ‘on schedule’ as it enters final phase

Coastal Carolina officials said the Brooks Stadium expansion project is on schedule for completion ahead of the 2019 football season opener Aug. 31 against Eastern Michigan.

Columbia runner becomes first African American female to complete 15 marathons, each, in under three hours

Columbia runner Shawanna White recently became the first African American female to complete 15 marathons in under three hours.

Kitchen Leads No. 16 Chants Past Huskies

Kitchen improves to 3-0 on the year

Coastal Highland Games find new home in downtown Myrtle Beach

The Highland Games have returned to the Grand Strand with a new home in downtown Myrtle Beach featuring one of the most fun and unique events of the spring season.With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner what better way to celebrate Scottish and Celtic culture, than at the Coastal Highland ga

No. 16 Chants Fall 8-5 to Toreros in Time-Shortened Game

Coastal Carolina drops to 12-3 on the year

  Pole vaulter’s comeback season kicks off Coastal Carolina Invitational

The city of Myrtle Beach is hosting the first of three major track and field events Friday and Saturday, featuring thousands of college and high school athletes from across the country,

  Thousands compete in High Tide Ultimate Tournament

During the month of March, the city of North Myrtle Beach is host to a unique type of sports tournament.

  Tim Tebow comes to Myrtle Beach, helps struggling family

Sports star Tim Tebow made a visit Wednesday morning to Myrtle Beach to make sure a family had heat and air conditioning.

  Myrtle Beach robotics team raising money to compete at World Championship

For more than 25 years, FIRST Robotics has helped inspire kids with a love for science and technology through educational competitions.

  Record number of teams to participate in Ripken Experience Spring Training

It might not feel like baseball weather, but that didn’t stop players from taking the field at this week’s Ripken Experience Spring Training in Myrtle Beach, where more than 2,000 games will be played this spring.