High School Football

10 Carolina Forest HS student-athletes sign on Wednesday

There’s nothing like being able to see hard work pay off and dreams come true. That was the case for 10 student-athletes at Carolina Forest High School who signed to play collegiate sports Wednesday afternoon.

North Myrtle Beach kicker/punter Zane Smith commits to Florida State

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

Dillon’s Bobo McKinnon signs with Highland Community College

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

  National Signing Day 2021 - Grand Strand, Pee Dee signees

  Kelvin Roller named new head football coach at Dillon High School

Continued Coverage

Several local standouts named to 2020 Shrine Bowl roster

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

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

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

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

Class 4A Region 6 postseason honors announced

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.

  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

  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

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.

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.

  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.

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.