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Lady Chiefs playoff run ends with loss at North Augusta

The North Myrtle Beach High School Lady Chiefs third round game with North Augusta ended their season as the Lady Yellow Jackets advanced by a 75-60 score. The Lady Chiefs had a  long day of travel and then had to face a team that has won three straight state championships and was 43-0 at home. Faced with those obstacles North Myrtle Beach got off to a slow start in the first quarter, trailing 20-10 after eight minutes. North Augusta then took charge in the second quarter, leading 41-21 at halftime. They retained their lead after three quarters, 53-34, and despite …

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Lady Chiefs beat South Aiken, Bluffton to move to third round of state high school playoffs

The North Myrtle Beach Lady Chiefs opened the South Carolina High School League playoffs with an impressive 70-26 victory over visiting South Aiken last Tuesday at North Myrtle Beach. Thursday night the Lady Chiefs continued their impressive showing with a 49-33 win over #1 seed Bluffton and a third-round game on Monday. Tuesday’s win over South Aiken began with the Lady Chiefs taking the opening tip and within seconds Jordan Berger hit a jump shot from the left side and it was 2-0. The two teams traded trips down the court before Daveona Hatchell scored two quick baskets near the …

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Wrestling team sends eight wrestlers to individual championships

The North Myrtle Beach High School wrestling team competed in the Lower State Individual Championship in Bluffton last Friday and Saturday and sent eight wrestlers to the state championships next weekend in Anderson. The individual championship is just that, wrestlers in each weight class that wrestle team members from other 4A schools, all of whom are seeded according to their regular season records. In order to qualify for the state championship, wrestlers must win every match in order to finish number one, or if they lose, must win enough to finish second through fourth and qualify. The Chiefs had an …

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NMB Chiefs open 6AAAA playoffs with 73-51 win over Hilton Head then beat North Augusta 60-55

The North Myrtle Beach Chiefs boys basketball team made the long trip to Hilton Head last Wednesday and dominated the Seahawks with a 73-51 victory in the first round of the SC High School League playoffs. The Chiefs continued their playoffs with a 60-55 win over North Augusta last Saturday and moved to round three of the state 6AAAA playoffs. The Chiefs opened the scoring at Hilton Head with a lay-up by Chad Beasley, a free throw from Javi Marlowe and a basket down low for a 5-2 lead. The Chiefs added a three-pointer from Rogan Vincent and three lay-ups …

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Chiefs boys, girls varsity basketball teams in state playoff games this week

The North Myrtle Beach boys and girls basketball teams both won their final region games last week and start 6AAAA playoffs this week. Both teams travelled to Marlboro County for their last region games of the season. The girls squad that beat Marlboro County 58-45 on Jan. 24 slipped by the Lady Bulldogs by a 63-58 score.  Jenna Berger led the scoring for the Lady Chiefs with 25 points. Daveona Hatchell had 21 points and 13 rebounds and Jordan Berger added 8 points. Jasmine Norman led Marlboro County with 17 points. Coach Brooke Smith was happy with the win. “Marlboro …

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Chiefs wrestlers beat Beaufort to get to Lower State game but lose to Hartsville to end season

By John Smithson The North Myrtle Beach High School wrestling team beat visiting Beaufort last Monday 42-31 to earn a berth in the Lower State Championship match but then lost to Hartsville on Wednesday by a 42-29 score. The match against Beaufort got off to a good start for the Chiefs as their 220-pound wrestler Clay Butler pinned Degin Lowery in :59. Malachi Black (285) then took only 47 seconds to pin Terrence Wilson and the Chiefs had a 12-0 lead. As the lower weight wrestlers continued, Beaufort’s Gary Bayne (106) won a major decision over Jackson Smith with a …

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Chiefs baseball coach Alderson gets ready for another 6AAAA season

North Myrtle BeachHigh School varsity baseball coach Brian Alderson is spending his February afternoons after classes at the Chiefs baseball field, going through the paces with his players before the start of the season on March 10. Alderson begins his sixth year as head coach with a goal of getting further in 6AAAA play. “We were 21-8 last year but finished the year losing the district championship game for the third year in a row. We are trying to get over that hump. We had to go to Hilton Head last year and we had to beat them twice. We …

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The North Myrtle Beach High School Wrestling

The North Myrtle Beach High School wrestling team continued their winning ways last week as they beat Conway 45-22 on Monday at home and then took care of West Brunswick 42-35 and New Hanover 65-18 in a visit to Shallotte on Wednesday. The Chiefs win over Conway began at the 126-pound weight class as Naszeir Bellamy won by forfeit and a 6-0 score. Teagan Britt-Tripp(132) was behind 2-3 after the first two minutes, went ahead 6-4 after the second and then held on for an 8-7 decision over Conway’s Antonio Hernandez-Rivera and the Chiefs led 9-0. NMB’s Javante Stephens(138) pinned …

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NMB Chiefs wrestlers finish second in Chiefs Classic

The North Myrtle Beach High School wrestling team hosted eight teams last Saturday for the Chiefs Classic, “Brawl on the River”, at North Myrtle Beach gym and after a long day finished in second place behind Carolina Forest. North Myrtle Beach, Beaufort, North Charleston, Stratford, Loris, Waccamaw, Carolina Forest and Fairfield each wrestled four duals during the tournament, where individual matches earned points for the school’s team and eventually the final team winner. North Myrtle Beach opened their competition against Loris and won easily 67-9. Results that follow will have the weight class of the wrestler following their name. NMB’s …

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Chiefs teams beat visiting Conway in doubleheader

The North Myrtle Beach High School girls and boys basketball teams gave the visiting Conway teams a double beating last Tuesday, with the girls winning 56-4. That’s not a typo. Then the boys team put on a defensive show with a 55-31 victory. The Lady Chiefs opened the scoring when Riley Vincent swished a three-point shot soon after the game started. A short time later, following a turnover, Jenna Berger scored with an assist from Jordan Berger, and Jenna scored another layup following a steal. Vincent hit another basket from the right side, Jordan Berger rebounded a missed shot up …

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