High School Football

  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.

  WMBF Extra Point - SCHSL State Semifinals

  WMBF Extra Point: Semifinal preview

  WMBF Extra Point - Second round scores, highlights

  North Myrtle Beach DE Chase Simmons commits to CCU

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

  WMBF Extra Point - First round scores and highlights

Continued Coverage

Dillon playoff game pushed to Saturday due to field conditions

  Extra Point Playoff Previews - Class 1A

  Extra Point Playoff Previews - Class 2A

SCHSL announces sites for football state championship games

  Extra Point Playoff Previews - Class 3A

  Extra Point Playoff Previews - Class 4A

  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

  WMBF Extra Point Week 6 scores and highlights

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

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

Week 6 SCHSL football state media rankings released

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

  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.

North Myrtle Beach-St. James high school football game cancelled

The non-region game between both teams, scheduled for Oct. 30, has been called off.

Week 5 SCHSL football state media rankings released

The South Carolina High School League football state media rankings for week five are out. For the second consecutive week, the trio of Myrtle Beach, Dillon, and Lake View are ranked No. 1 in their respective classes.

  WMBF Extra Point: Week 4 scores and highlights

High school football scores from around the Grand Strand and Pee Dee for Oct. 15-16, 2020.

  Carolina Forest at Socastee named week four Extra Point Game of the Week

We’re heading to Socastee Boulevard for our week four Extra Point Game of the Week for a huge Region 6-5A showdown between Socastee and Carolina Forest.

Week 4 SCHSL football state media rankings released

The South Carolina High School League football state media rankings for week four are out. A trio of local schools in Myrtle Beach, Dillon, and Lake View are ranked No. 1 in their respective classes.

JV football game between Hartsville High, Myrtle Beach cancelled after positive COVID-19 test

A junior varsity football game scheduled this week between Hartsville High School and Myrtle Beach High School has been cancelled, officials said Monday.

  WMBF Extra Point - Week 3 highlights and scores

Another week of Extra Point is in the books. Here’s a look at all the action around the Grand Strand and Pee Dee. Scores can be found below.

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

Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium is the site for our Extra Point Game of the Week for week three. The top-ranked team in Class 4A in Myrtle Beach welcomes in No. 7 West Florence in a critical matchup in Region VI of Class 4A.

Week 3 SCHSL football state media rankings released

A trio of local schools in Myrtle Beach, Dillon, and Lamar are all on top of their respective classes once again on this Tuesday.

WMBF Extra Point Scoreboard - Week 2

The latest scores from around the Pee Dee and Grand Strand for Oct. 2, 2020.

  Conway at Carolina Forest named week two Extra Point Game of the Week

For our week two Extra Point Game of the Week, we’re heading up Highway 501 for a clash between Class 5A, Region VI foes Conway and Carolina Forest.

High school football schedule changes, postponements for Sept. 25, 2020

Rain and severe weather in the area caused several changes throughout the day Friday.

  Lake View at Green Sea Floyds featured as week one Extra Point Game of the Week

Our first game of the week features a pair of Class 1A powers. The season opening clash between Lake View and the defending 1A state champions in Green Sea Floyds has the spotlight in week one.

Host of Grand Strand and Pee Dee football teams included in preseason state rankings

Myrtle Beach claimed the top spot in Class 4A, Dillon sits at No. 1 in Class 3A, and the defending Class 1A state champions in Green Sea Floyds are ranked first going into the 2020 campaign.

  Grand Strand, Pee Dee football teams prepare for a return of high school sports

For many across the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee, a return to school means a return to sports.

2020 Touchstone Energy Bowl canceled

The game was scheduled to take place Dec. 12 in Myrtle Beach.

SCHSL approved to host fall sports with spectators, details guidelines for facilities

The league's guidelines include considerations for football, volleyball and tennis.

  Marlboro County High football practices canceled after coach tests positive for COVID-19

Football practices at Marlboro County High School have been temporarily canceled after a coach tested positive for COVID-19

North Carolina high school football won’t start until 2021

High school football will kick off the season in February, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday.

  SCHSL passes proposal to start high school football practice Sept. 8

The South Carolina High School League’s executive committee unanimously passed a return to play proposal Wednesday morning that sets specific dates for the return of fall sports.

  Horry County student-athletes to resume fall training Wednesday

Fall athletic team training and conditioning for Horry County Schools is set to resume Wednesday.

84th annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas postponed to 2021

Shrine Bowl Board of Governors President Buddy Brown called a special executive meeting of the Board of Governors on Thursday, July 30th, 2020 for an up to date report regarding the 84th Annual Shrine Bowl Game to be held on Saturday, December 19th 2020 at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg.

  Local standouts intend to enroll early at respective ACC universities

A pair of our local gridiron standouts already have their college choices made and stand firm on their commitments regardless of what uncertainty lies ahead with the pandemic.

  New athletics director Hal McManus plans to shift culture at Socastee

Starting next week, Hal McManus will be taking over the athletic department at Socastee High School.

  S.C. High School League panel pushes back decision to vote on flipping fall sports to spring

The South Carolina High School League’s appellate panel voted to not vote on the district’s proposal which would flip the athletic calendar for the upcoming school year.

SCISA pushes back start of football practice, eliminated Week 0 games

Football season set to begin August 28th

Horry County Schools set to suspend football conditioning

Football conditioning in Horry County is going to be much shorter than expected.

Aynor football team temporarily halts workouts over COVID-19 concerns

Horry County Schools elected to halt the program’s drills while it investigates a staff member who was present at last week’s practices

  Phase One for high school sports in Horry County kicks off Monday

It’s a big day for student-athletes in Horry County.

  CCU football focusing on consistency during early spring practice period

Football season isn’t over just yet, the Chanticleers football team is back in action Thursday for an earlier than usual spring football session.

Green Sea Floyds football coach stepping down after back-to-back state titles

The head coach of the back-to-back state champion Green Sea Floyds football team is stepping down.

  ‘Our region is like the SEC’: 4A teams react to proposed high school football realignment

The latest region realignment proposal from the South Carolina High School League is making waves in Horry and Florence counties.

  ‘It’s just a dream come true’: Myrtle Beach High quarterback officially signs with UofSC

Myrtle Beach High School's star quarterback made his college commitment official Wednesday morning.

Myrtle Beach QB named South Carolina’s Mr. Football for 2019

Myrtle Beach High School quarterback Luke Doty was named South Carolina’s Mr. Football during halftime of the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl, North vs. South, on Saturday in Myrtle Beach.

  ‘Great group of guys’: HCS recognizes Green Sea Floyds’ state championship team

The Trojans beat Ridge Spring-Monetta, 48-12, in Friday night’s game.

Wren’s offense overpowers Myrtle Beach, claiming first ever 4A state title

Myrtle Beach’s undefeated season is no more. The Seahawks met their match in Saturday’s Class 4A state title game as the Wren Hurricanes tallied over 400 yards off offense in route to a 35-23 victory.

Chapman routs Dillon: Wildcats fall in state championship game for second straight year

For the second consecutive season, the Dillon Wildcats fell short of the ultimate goal.

  Back-to-back: Green Sea Floyds romps Ridge Spring-Monetta to claim 2019 title

On the back of a dominant first half performance, the Green Sea Floyds Trojans smothered the Trojans from Ridge Spring-Monetta 28-6, claiming their second straight SCHSL Class A football title.

  Will Myrtle Beach QB play, four things expected to happen during S.C. championship games

Anything can happen as three teams from around our area gear up for state championship games this weekend in Columbia.

  Family, friends remember legendary Coach John McKissick

It was a somber Monday in Summerville where the community came together to pay their final respects to retired Summerville High School Football coach John McKissick.

  Legendary S.C. high school football coach John McKissick passes away

Retired Summerville High School Football Coach John McKissick, who holds the record for the most wins of any football coach at any level, died Thursday morning at 93.

WATCH: Mullins stunned on last-second miracle TD in SCHSL playoffs

Auctioneer faithful will be talking about the ending to Friday’s first round playoff game for quite some time.

St. James standout tailback named ‘Primetime Performer’ for Week 10 rivalry win

St. James tailback Malachi Butler is named Week 10′s Primetime Performer for a dominant performance in the Battle for 707.

  ‘It’s new life’: Winless SC football team thankful for playoff berth

Despite not winning a game this season, the Hemingway Tigers are just 24 hours away from hosting a first-round playoff game.

  Aynor QB named Week 8 Primetime Performer after historic win over No. 1 ranked Dillon

The recognition continues to roll in for Aynor’s senior quarterback Andrew Brown.

  Wilson QB breaks voting record, named Week 7 Primetime Performer

Another record week for WMBF Extra Point Primetime Performer comes to a close.

  Myrtle Beach WR named Primetime Performer for three-touchdown game

There was some tough competition in WMBF Extra Point’s Primtine Performer competition for Week 7.

  Wilson WR named Week 5 Primetime Performer for dominant effort

After the most competitive competition in 2019 polling, Wilson High senior wideout JaKobe Quillen is the 810 Billiards and Bowling Primetime Performer for week 5.

  Lamar running back recognized as Week 5’s Primetime Performer

After over 700 votes cast, the Week 5 810 Billiards and Bowling Primetime Performer is Lamar running back JaiQuell James.

Cast your vote for the Primetime Performer

Throughout the 2018 high school football season, WMBF's Extra Point will present the nominees each week for the Primetime Performer.

Socastee High unveils monument in honor of Hunter Renfrow

Socastee High School has erected a monument to honor former Braves and Clemson Tigers standout Hunter Renfrow.

  Report: High school football players face ‘lowest risk of injury in history of sport’

A report released earlier this month claims high school football players playing today face the lowest risk of injury in the history of the sport.

Upstate football standout suddenly passes away during surgery

"He was a great person, great teammate and a great player and will always be remembered," Dixon's coach, Chris Miller, said.

  Myrtle Beach Seahawks celebrated by the city after winning football state championship

It was applause, smiles, and selfies as Myrtle Beach High School held a special assembly this afternoon to congratulate the Myrtle Beach Seahawks following their 4-A State Championship win against Greer at Williams Brice Stadium in Columbia.