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  North Myrtle Beach rallies to defeat Socastee in Mingo Bay Classic championship, 8-7

Friday’s Mingo Bay Classic championship game between the Chiefs and Braves did not disappoint. After falling behind 6-1, North Myrtle Beach rallied to defeat Socastee in walk-off fashion, 8-7.

Mar. 30 SCHSL baseball, softball scoreboard

Mar. 26 SCHSL baseball and softball scoreboard

Rosters released for 2021 Pee Dee All-Star basketball game

  Mar. 19 SCHSL baseball, softball scoreboard

Socastee wins 2021 Coastal Invitational Tournament

  March 12 SCHSL baseball scoreboard

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  March 11 SCHSL high school baseball scoreboard

  Wilson head coach Derek Howard hired to lead Ridge View football program

Parade to be held for Marlboro County boys basketball team after state title win

  STATE CHAMPS: Marlboro County boys basketball wins Class 3A title

  North Myrtle Beach girls fall to Westside in Class 4A State Championship

  Marlboro County boys look to end thrilling playoff run on top

  North Myrtle Beach girls prepare for title tilt with top-ranked Westside

North Myrtle Beach has another tall task ahead of them as the Lady Chiefs must take down top-ranked Westside if they want to bring a championship to Little River.

  Feb. 26 SCHSL, SCISA high school basketball playoff scores

We had another huge night of action on the high school hardwood across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee as the Class 5A boys and Class 1A girls in the SCHSL played for spots in the Lower State finals next week. In the SCISA ranks, we saw semifinal action.

  Feb. 25 SCHSL, SCISA basketball playoff scores

The road to state championship week in Aiken for our SCHSL schools continued tonight as the Class 4A boys and Class 3A girls took the floor in the quarterfinal round. A pair of our private school teams in SCISA played tonight in the semifinal round in Sumter.

  Feb. 24 SCHSL basketball quarterfinal scoreboard

The high school basketball playoffs continued on Wednesday night as the Class 3A and 1A boys along with the Class 4A and 2A girls took the floor to begin the quarterfinal round.

Dillon’s Bobo McKinnon signs with Highland Community College

  Feb. 23 SCHSL basketball first round highlights, scores

SCBCA announces 2020-21 all-state high school basketball teams

  Feb. 22 SCHSL basketball first round highlights, scores

  Feb. 20 Grand Strand, Pee Dee first round highlights and scores

SCHSL State Basketball Championships to be held at USC Aiken

  Hartsville’s Cesare Edwards nominated for 2021 McDonald’s All American Game

Before Hartsville’s playoff run begins, one of the standouts for the Region 6-4A champs received a big honor Thursday as Cesare Edwards was named a McDonald’s All-American game nominee.

Host of area football players, coaches named to Palmetto Champions All-Star Team

The South Carolina Football Coaches Association honored 26 players and 10 coaches for their annual Palmetto Champions All-Star Football Team. The Grand Strand and Pee Dee was well represented.

Feb. 11 Grand Strand, Pee Dee high school hoops scores

We’re just over a week away from the basketball postseason for our local South Carolina High School League teams. In Class 4A Region VI region champions were crowned and in Class 3A Region VII the region tournament tipped off.

  Feb. 5 Grand Strand, Pee Dee high school basketball scores and highlights

The high school basketball regular season is starting to wind down as we inch closer to the playoffs for our South Carolina High School League teams across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

  National Signing Day 2021 - Grand Strand, Pee Dee signees

A host of our local student-athletes in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee signed their letters of intent to play sports at the collegiate level today.

  Wilson, West Florence student-athletes sign letters of intent on National Signing Day

The excitement of student-athletes and their families could be felt across Florence on Wednesday.

Marlboro County girls basketball team in quarantine after player tests positive for COVID-19

No immediate plans to make up games were announced.

Georgetown boys basketball team in quarantine after player tests positive for COVID-19

Wednesday's game against Waccamaw was postponed, according to officials.

  Jan. 29 high school basketball scores and highlights

We had another great night of high school hoops action across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee as the postseason draws near.

  Kelvin Roller named new head football coach at Dillon High School

Replacing a legend is never easy, especially one who has achieved as much as Jackie Hayes. Hayes retired in December and now it’s on Kelvin Roller to continue Dillon High School’s dominance on the gridiron as he was named head football coach on Monday.

Region 6-4A basketball tournament brackets set as teams return to action

The tournament is set to tip off with first-round games next month.

Florence School District 3 reverses decision to cancel Lake City HS winter sports season

Basketball games will resume on February 1 when the Panthers host Camden for junior varsity and varsity games beginning at 5 p.m. Lake City High’s wrestling team will take part in the region duals meet on February 5 at Camden High School.

Lake City High School cancels basketball, wrestling seasons

The school also postponed the start of spring sports activities until next month.

  Beach Ball Classic returns to Myrtle Beach despite pandemic

For nearly 40 years, the best high school basketball players nationwide have descended upon Myrtle Beach for the Beach Ball Classic.

Several local standouts named to 2020 Shrine Bowl roster

This year's game will not be played due to COVID-19.

  Marion falls short to Abbeville in Class 2A state final, 37-6

Early miscues by the Swamp Foxes ultimately sealed their fate as the Panthers built a 22-0 lead in the first half en route to a 37-6 victory over Marion at Johnson Stadium.

Host of Grand Strand, Pee Dee football players earn SCFCA all-state honors

The South Carolina Football Coaches Association has released its 2020 All-State teams.

  Beach Ball Classic preparing to tip-off for 40th year in Myrtle Beach

High school basketball teams from across the country will make their way to Myrtle Beach over the next few weeks.

  NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Grand Strand, Pee Dee 2021 athletes sign letters of intent

A number of local athletes across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee put pen to paper on Wednesday to kick off the early signing period.

  ‘I’m going to miss it’: Legendary Dillon High football coach Jackie Hayes stepping down

The “winningest coach at Dillon High School” is stepping down after a storied career.

Darlington County School Board to consider temporarily suspending athletics

It comes a little more than a week after a Darlington High School athlete tested positive for COVID-19

Class 4A Region 6 postseason honors announced

The 2020 all conference teams for Region VI-4A have been released. The region is known by many to be the toughest in the state of South Carolina.

Latest South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association state rankings released

A number of local boys and girls teams are ranked in the top ten of their respective classes in the latest South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association state rankings.

The Bash basketball tournament to take place at Columbia International

The Bash, a prep basketball showcase, will be played at Columbia International University this year.

Class 2A state championship game between Marion, Abbeville rescheduled for Dec. 18

The Class 2A state championship game between Marion and Abbeville has been rescheduled following a postponement due to COVID-19.

Darlington girls basketball player tests positive for COVID-19, games canceled

The change is also impacting the JV team, according to officials.

  SCHSL Class 4A State Final preview

The 2020 season has been good to the guys in Little River. The Chiefs of North Myrtle Beach are in the state title game for the first time in school history. As expected, there is plenty of excitement coming in.

  SCHSL Class 1A State Final preview

In Lake View, winning is expected. The Wild Gators have ten state titles in the trophy case and are one win away from bringing back another ring to Dillon County.

NMB high school band informed they can’t attend state championship football game

A fixture of North Myrtle Beach High School football games this season will not be there when the Chiefs take the field in the state championship on Saturday.

  WMBF Extra Point - SCHSL State Semifinals

The race for a state championship in several classes now runs through the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

  WMBF Extra Point: Semifinal preview

We have six teams across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee that will take the field in less than 24 hours with a goal of punching their ticket to next week’s state championship games in Columbia.

  WMBF Extra Point - Second round scores, highlights

Scores and highlights from games on Nov. 20, 2020.

  North Myrtle Beach DE Chase Simmons commits to CCU

One of the area’s top high school football seniors is staying on the Grand Strand for college. North Myrtle Beach senior Chase Simmons announced his commitment to Jamey Chadwell and the Chanticleers via Twitter on Thursday.

  Carvers Bay’s playoff matchup with Lake View named Extra Point Game of the Week

A top-ten matchup in Class 1A headlines this Friday’s action. No. 1 Lake View at No. 9 Carvers Bay is our Extra Point Game of the Week for the second round. Both the Wild Gators and Bears are coming off dominant first round wins.

SCHSL releases spring sports schedule for 2021 season

Official practices for all spring sports are allowed to begin on Feb. 1.

  WMBF Extra Point - First round scores and highlights

Scores from around the Grand Strand and Pee Dee in the first week of the state playoffs.

Dillon playoff game pushed to Saturday due to field conditions

The Class 3A top-ranked Dillon Wildcats will have to wait another day before beginning their playoff run.

  Extra Point Playoff Previews - Class 1A

Here at WMBF News, we’ll go class by class previewing each matchup for our area teams ahead of kickoff for the first round of the postseason on Friday.We finish in Class 1A as four teams from the Pee Dee are in the hunt for the state title.

  Extra Point Playoff Previews - Class 2A

The playoffs are upon us as fourteen SCHSL member schools across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee aim to capture state championships in football. Here at WMBF News, we’ll go class by class previewing each matchup for our area teams ahead of kickoff for the first round of the postseason on Friday.

  Fall signing period kicks off for Grand Strand and Pee Dee student-athletes

The fall signing period for high school student-athletes began today and a number of seniors across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee put pen to paper.

SCHSL announces sites for football state championship games

The games will be played during the first weekend of December.

  Extra Point Playoff Previews - Class 3A

The playoffs are upon us as fourteen SCHSL member schools across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee aim to capture state championships in football. We continue in Class 3A as three area teams enter the postseason with hopes of capturing a state title.

  Extra Point Playoff Previews - Class 4A

We continue our Extra Point Playoff Previews in Class 4A as three area teams represent arguably the toughest region in the state of South Carolina in the playoffs this season.

  Extra Point Playoff Previews - Class 5A

The playoffs are upon us as fourteen SCHSL member schools across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee aim to capture state championships in football. Here at WMBF News, we’ll go class by class previewing each matchup for our area teams ahead of kickoff for the first round of the postseason on Friday.

Dillon and Lake View finish No. 1 in final SCHSL football media poll

The high school football regular season has come to an end for the South Carolina High School League. Two area schools in Dillon and Lake View each finish the season as the number one teams in their respective classes.

  WMBF Extra Point: Week 7 scores and highlights

The latest scores and highlights from games in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

  Myrtle Beach at North Myrtle Beach named Week 7 Extra Point Game of the Week

This should come as no surprise. For the final week of the regular season our Extra Point Game of the Week will take place in Little River. The No. 3 ranked Seahawks of Myrtle Beach will travel to take on second-ranked North Myrtle Beach on Friday with the region title on the line.

Dillon, Lake View hold on to top spots in latest SCHSL football media poll

Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach also landed near the top of Class 4A ahead of their showdown on Friday.

Beach Ball Classic allowed to have limited attendance for this year’s tournament

This year's tournament field will also feature four teams from the Grand Strand.

  WMBF Extra Point Week 6 scores and highlights

Scores and highlights from the Grand Strand and Pee Dee from Oct. 29-30, 2020.

COVID-19 leads to cancellation of Lamar-Timmonsville football game

Friday night’s matchup between the Timmonsville Whirlwinds and the Lamar Silver Foxes has been cancelled.

  Lake City at Marlboro County named Week 6 Extra Point Game of the Week

This week for our Extra Point Game of the Week, we’re heading up to Bennettsville for a pivotal Region 6-3A matchup between Marlboro County and Lake City.

Week 6 SCHSL football state media rankings released

Two weeks remain in the high school football regular season in South Carolina. Today the South Carolina High School League football state media rankings were released for week six.

Players, staff of Andrew High’s football team quarantined after positive COVID-19 test

This is the latest area high school sports team to have a positive COVID-19 test in recent days.

  WMBF Extra Point: Week 5 scores and highlights

Scores and matchups from Week 5 in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

Socastee High varsity football game against Waccamaw canceled

The exact reason for the cancellation was not immediately available.

  West Florence at North Myrtle Beach named week five Extra Point Game of the Week

The high school football regular season is starting to wind down in the Palmetto State as region championships and playoff bids are starting to be decided. A game with huge implications is our week five Extra Point Game of the Week between Region 6-4A foes West Florence and North Myrtle Beach.

Socastee High School JV football team quarantined after positive COVID-19 test, district says

Thursday's game, scheduled to be played against Carolina Forest, has been canceled.