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NMB basketball teams drop two games to Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach Lady Chiefs and Chiefs had a tough night of rivalry basketball last Friday at the NMB gym. The girls lost a heartbreaker 36-35, while the Chiefs were outscored 69-37. In the girls game the Lady Seahawks scored the game’s first six points and the Lady Chiefs didn’t get untracked due to missed shots and turnovers until Kaydee Runion hit a three-pointer from the left side to make it 6-3 with three minutes left in the period. Jordan Berger got the next two points of the period for NMB with 1:40 left to make the score 8-5. The …

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Chiefs wrestling team ends season with big win

The North Myrtle Beach High School Chiefs wrestling team ended their regular season last Wednesday with a 67-6 victory over Myrtle Beach at the Chiefs gym. It was senior night as senior players and their families were honored before the match. When things got going, the Chiefs showed why they are region champions by winning all but one individual pairing. In the results that follow, the weight class of the individual wrestler is in parenthesis. The first two matches were won by forfeit by Yeriel Reyes (106) and EJ Vereen (113) of North Myrtle Beach. In the 120 pound class …

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North Myrtle Beach High School inducts nine into its Athletic Hall of Fame

It was a night of celebration and memories as nine members were added to the North Myrtle Beach High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame. The fourth Hall of Fame class since 2015 was introduced during the break between the North Myrtle Beach-Myrtle Beach basketball games on Friday night. Saturday evening at 6:30 they were brought to the stage, given their Hall of Fame plaques and listened while Milton Gore introduced each new member and read their list of accomplishments. Selection to the Hall was based on each person’s devotion to the school’s athletic teams or program over the years, and …

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NMB Basketball Takes Two From Darlington

After the girls lost 57-47 and the boys were beaten 62-48 last Friday at Wilson, the Lady Chiefs and Chiefs teams came roaring back to take two games from Darlington High School at the Chiefs gym on Tuesday evening. In the girls 44-17 win the Lady Chiefs got off to a slow start as Darlington scored the first six points in the game with neither team hitting their shots. North Myrtle Beach finally scored when Jermaisha Griffin hit a jumper at the halfway point of the period. The Lady Chiefs then scored all the points for the remainder of the …

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Lady Chiefs win, but Chiefs Lose Tuesday Night

Lady Chiefs win, but Chiefs lose Tuesday night By John Smithson North Myrtle Beach splits with Marlboro County Tuesday as the girls win and boys lose at the North Myrtle Beach High School gym. The Lady Chiefs started slowly in the first half, leading 6-2 after three minutes. Then Jordan Berger got hot, scoring 17 points in the first half to help the Lady Chiefs to a 28-13 lead over Marlboro County at the  intermission. The second half was more of the same. The Lady Chiefs defense and good ball control by North Myrtle Beach helped them to a 43-20 …

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