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AAST wins state championship

The Academy for Arts, Science, and Technology High School’s We The People Competition Team won the State Championship on Friday Dec. 13, 2019 in Columbia. This was the teams first ever championship victory in which they took 5 of the 6 best unit awards. The students will move on and compete at the Nationals to be held in Washington D.C., April 24-27. The team consisted of Kennedy Smith, Dillon Prince, Hannah Beam, Kathleen Boyle, Emily Eaton, Hannah Ferguson, Bianca Gawencki, Nora Gore, Jazmine Lara, Ana Caroline Phillips, Michael Ritter, Gabriel Russell, Alex Sobota, Patrick Priore and Emma Ann Lay and …

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North Myrtle Beach wrestling team wins Low Country Duals

The North Myrtle Beach High School wrestling team won the Low Country Duals last week 4-0 at Waccamaw High School as they beat four teams on their way to the title. The Chiefs began the competition with a 64-12 victory over Marion. The Chiefs first two wrestlers, Jackson Smith (106) and Jacob Moss (113), both won by forfeit. There was no match in the 120- pound class. The next four matches were pins by North Myrtle Beach. Ben Young (126) over Kenneth Hughes in 2:52, Naszeir Bellamy(132) over Markese Foxworth in 1:36, Jaylan Moses(138) over Desmond Leggette-Hickson in 3:40 and …

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NMB girls, boys varsity basketball teams continue winning ways

The North Myrtle Beach girls and boys basketball teams continued a successful start to their regular season with wins over Carolina Forest and Loris last Tuesday and Friday at home. The Lady Chiefs beat a pesky Carolina Forest squad 42-34 on Tuesday, then took care of Loris Friday night by a 50-31 score. The boys won their game against Carolina Forest by a 66-59 score, then scored in the last seconds of the fourth quarter to beat Loris 44-43. Tuesday’s action began with the Lady Chiefs starting slowly against Carolina Forest. North Myrtle Beach had trouble against the Lady Panthers …

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North Myrtle Beach girls and boys basketball teams off to 3-0 start

The North Myrtle Beach High School boys and girls varsity basketball teams have started the season 3-0, with two road wins last week and a first home win Monday night at home. Last Tuesday the Lady Chiefs began their campaign with a 53-25 win at Carolina Forest. Coach Brooke Smith was very pleased with the results. “Almost our entire team put points on the board. Leaders were Jenna Berger with 12 points and Jordan Berger and Jamisha Moss with 8 points apiece. The Lady Chiefs then traveled to Loris last Friday and the result was about the same, a 51-25 …

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Varsity basketball, wrestling teams to begin their seasons

The North Myrtle Beach High School boys and girls varsity basketball teams begin their 2019-20 regular season this week. The Chiefs teams have two away, non-conference matchups, with visits to Carolina Forest on Tuesday evening and then a trip to Loris High School gym on Friday. The teams return home next week for three home dates beginning Monday against West Brunswick. The Chiefs wrestling team began their matches on Tuesday at Loris High School.

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GSF Trojans play for state championship

The Green Sea Floyds Trojans have made history moving up through the ranks to the state championship game to be held on Friday, Dec. 6, at Benedict College in Columbia. With goals realized and the biggest dream is only a few days away; reaching the state championship game is a goal shared throughout the state. Only ten teams make it each year. The GSF Trojans go against Ridge Spring-Monetta Trojans this coming Friday night with a kick-off beginning at 8 p.m. Join the cheerleaders as they rev up the crowd and cheer for the GSF Trojans for the big game. …

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Green Sea Floyds Trojans one game closer to championship

With the lower state 1A championship in sight the Green Sea Floyds Trojans are ready for the big game against Lake View High School Wild Gators on Friday, Nov. 29, with a kick-off time at 7:30 p.m. at Luther Enzor Field. The Trojans played C.E. Murray High School War Eagles scoring 46-6 last Friday night which takes them one game closer to the championship game. The GSF High School Facebook page post states, “It’s known as Black Friday but we are calling it ‘Black Out Friday’. Fill our stands and wear all black to our game Friday night against Lake …

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Chiefs end football season on road in second round

The North Myrtle Beach Chiefs varsity football season ended this past Thursday night on the road in the second round of the state 4-A playoffs to Myrtle Beach by a final score of 35-27. The Chiefs (6-5) led through most of the second, third and fourth quarters, but a late surge by the Seahawks put them ahead by one late, and then finished the Chiefs in the closing minutes. Playing on a cold, windy and rainy night at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium, the Seahawks (11-0) opened the scoring with a 66 yard drive to make it 7-0, two and a …

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Tips for winterizing your boat from angler Clouse

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Gary Clouse is not only a prolific tournament angler, he is also the president and founder of Phoenix Boats. His decades of expertise have given Clouse important insight into proper care and maintenance of a boat. “Most anglers know the motor deserves special winterizing attention. Your boat dealer or manufacturer can advise you how to do that,” said Clouse. “However, the boat needs attention, too, regardless of whether you are storing it inside or letting it sit outside.” Clouse offers his recommendations for properly winterizing a boat, from draining livewells to guarding against squirrels and other …

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Golf tournament to benefit animals

The 2019 SHIVER FOR THE SHELTER Golf Tournament, presented by Slimbo Events and PrintGraphix, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Arcadian Shores Golf Club in Myrtle Beach. The purpose of the tournament is to benefit the animals housed at The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach. The spirit of this event is intended to supplement the food supply of the shelter and the fellowship and camaraderie strongly outweigh the competitive nature of the tournament. The entry fee is 100 pounds of cat litter, puppy food or kitten food (in any combination equaling 100 pounds) per player and a …

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