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  71-year-old driver in good spirits after fiery crash at Myrtle Beach Speedway

A thrilling race came to a heart stopping end at the Myrtle Beach Speedway over the weekend, but thankfully the driver injured in the fiery crash is in good spirits.

  Southern 500 kicks off with 15th Annual NASCAR Haulers parade

  CCU hosts Eastern Michigan Saturday at newly renovated Brooks Stadium

Dale Jr. planning to compete in upcoming Darlington race despite recent plane crash

Doctors simplifying concussion treatment ahead of football season

‘I can’t sing:’ Rookie Renfrow booed by teammates after singing struggles on HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

  Coastal Chairmen basketball team hits the hardwood

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Myrtle Beach renames field after longtime resident, sports tourism pioneer

  Bubba Wallace unveils Adam Petty throwback for Bojangles’ Southern 500

  Florence softball team looks to make history in World Series

Florence youth softball team to take part in Little League World Series

’Can’t be a punk and play football’: SC women’s tackle football league scouts new players

  ‘It’s a challenging track’: Rookie racer hits Darlington Raceway track for the first time

City of Myrtle Beach recognizes Myrtle Beach High School state tennis champs

The Myrtle Beach city leaders recognized the Myrtle Beach High School Varsity Boys Tennis team on Tuesday night for not only winning the state championship, but for doing it while facing an incredible loss.

Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. throwing out first pitch at Myrtle Beach baseball tournament Sunday

Baseball hall-of-famer Cal Ripken Jr. is in Myrtle Beach throwing out the first pitch at the High Tide tournament, a youth baseball event being held at sporting complex that bares his name.

  90-year-old Army veteran sinks hole-in-one on D-Day anniversary

A 90-year-old Army veteran got a hole-in-one at a Conway golf course on a day that means so much to members of the military.

  Skaters in Florence partner with city to rebuild skate park

From cracks in the concrete to gaping holes on the ramps, the city of Florence and local skaters are looking to invest $200,000 to rebuild the skate park.

  Safety net protects fans from loose bat at Pelicans game

Coastal offense sputters, Auburn takes advantage in Atlanta regional opener

  CCU warms up in Atlanta ahead of regional match-up against battle-tested Auburn

Students, fans, community to send CCU baseball off to NCAA Regionals

  NASCAR to gain control of Darlington Raceway in $2 billion merger with ISC

CrossFit opens new doors for sports tourism in Myrtle Beach

  CCU’s Zach Remillard continues chase for the major league

It was a Chanticleer homecoming at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans games this week, as a former Coastal Carolina University College World Series champion returned to the beach as a member of the Winston-Salem Dash.

  CBD gains popularity with athletes

As sports leagues continue to change their stance on the use of cannabidiol or CBD, local distributors are noticing a boost in product sales.

  Referee shortage impacting recreational sports leagues

For more than a decade athletic associations throughout the country have seen the number of certified referees dwindle, forcing leagues to rescheduled or even cancel games.

  CCU Athletics updates Board of Trustees on growth, projects

Coastal Carolina University Board of Trustees chose not to vote Thursday on any budget approvals at this time.

  Popularity of skateboarding boosts business for Skate Shops

With skateboarding making its debut at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo the popularity of the sport could not be higher.

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

The Slow Roll program, put on by the Myrtle Beach Recreation Department, has been cruising throughout the city for several weeks showing off numerous bike trails that Myrtle Beach offers cyclists.

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

Through all the ups and downs, the Myrtle Beach High School Seahawks say they hope to honor their late coach by bringing the state championship back to the beach.

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

For eight-year-old Titus Radosti, there’s no better sport then professional bowling. However, since the age of four his focus in life wasn’t about knocking down pins; it was about knocking out cancer.

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

NBA point guard and Myrtle Beach native made a stop back home to check out the progress of the new Boys and Girls Club of the Grand Strand 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.

  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.

Two Chants get shot at NFL

Two football players from Coastal Carolina University will get a shot at the NFL.

  300 athletes compete in Myrtle Beach Special Olympics Spring games

Friday morning more than 300 Special Olympic athletes from all across Horry County, competed in the 2019 spring games in Myrtle Beach.

  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.

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.

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.

  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.

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.

  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.

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

  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.

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

  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.

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

  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.

  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.

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.

  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.

  Local man finishes 22nd straight Myrtle Beach Marathon: ‘I’m not done yet’

Despite finishing last in this weekends Myrtle Beach Marathon, a local man says he’s thrilled with the result.

CCU postpones softball game in anticipation of low temperatures

Coastal Carolina University has postponed Tuesday night’s softball game against the University of North Carolina – Wilmington due to expected low temperatures.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans accepting National Anthem auditions

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are now accepting online National Anthem auditions for the 2019 season, according to a news release.

  WATCH: SC student with autism gets dream shot in state championship game

"Well my classmates and friends are good and they are so very happy for me," Major said.

  Myrtle Beach Golf HOF inducts Hootie & the Blowfish and Dustin Johnson

It was a big night for music and golf fans Wednesday, as Hootie & the Blowfish and Dustin Johnson became the newest inductees to the Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame.

  Thousands expected to run in 22nd Annual Myrtle Beach Marathon

Residents may start noticing metal barricades being set up throughout Myrtle Beach, and that’s because the 22nd Annual Myrtle Beach Marathon is this weekend.

No. 19 Chants Roll to 8-2 Win Over Kent State

Coastal stays perfect at 7-0

Aberdeen golf course renovated and re-opened following damage done by Hurricane Florence

It was an exciting weekend for golfers at Aberdeen County Club as the course reopened to the public just on the horizon of the spring golf season.For years the Grand Strand has been known as the golf capital of the world, but after hurricane Florence some of the top courses were forced to shut down

  Golftown U.S.A. expecting boost from ‘new generation’ of entertainment: Topgolf

After nearly two years of planning and construction, Topgolf Myrtle Beach is just weeks away from opening the doors to its newest location.