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North Myrtle Beach Times

PO Box 725
North Myrtle Beach,
S.C. 29597

Phone: 843-249-3525
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North Myrtle Beach Sports

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Monday After

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the Masters

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Photo by Dick Hester
Darius Rucker of Hootie & The Blowfish takes his swing at the long drive competition at Monday After the Masters on the Dye Course at Barefoot Resort. Rucker is the founder of this event and this was its 21st year. Proceeds from the event benefit the Hootie & The Blowfish Foundation which funds educational needs of children in South Carolina and the South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation.

 

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2015 Divas

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Half Marathon
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Photo by Pat Dowling
The 2015 Divas Half Marathon winner is Merideth Edwards of Greensboro, N.C. Left to right are Mayor Marilyn Hatley, Mayor Pro Tem Terry White, City Manager Mike Mahaney and City Councilwoman Nicole Fontana looking on as Edwards crosses the finish line last Sunday morning on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.

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  High school NJROTC

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excels in national test

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North Myrtle Beach High School NJROTC placed in the top percent of the teams nationally. They are setting their sights on becoming number one in the nation next year.

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North Myrtle Beach High School NJROTC excelled in the NJROTC National Academic test for this school year.
Competing against other NJROTC units across the country, NMB Team One consisting of cadets, Commanding Officer Austin Foster, Executive Officer Justin Fulk, Special Project Officer Kelsi Donovan, Chief Petty Officer Jason Snyder and Petty Officer Matthew Helmick, placed number 12 in the nation against 1,671 teams. This placed them in the top 1 percent nationally. Team Two consisted of Cadet Chief Petty Officer Rene Vaca and Cadet Petty Officers Taylor Williams, Kolton Rape, Jacob Little and Raymond Wacha. They placed number 66 which placed them in the top 95 percent nationally.
In Area 6, which consists of both North and South Carolina, Team One placed number 3 placing them in the 98 percentile with Team 2 placing in the number 12 slot putting them in the 96 percentile against 140 teams. The teams have been studying since the start of the second semester reviewing chapters from the Naval Science 1 through Naval Science 3 text books and practicing with an 800 question data base of past tests. The 2016 test, which is administered in March, has the cadets setting their sights to be number one in the nation.

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