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Boys, girls cross country teams finish in All-County meet

The North Myrtle Beach High School boys and girls varsity cross country teams finished in fourth place at last week’s county championship at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. The Chiefs teams ran against seven other teams in the girls competition and nine teams in the boys race. All races were 5K distances. The teams were made up of seven runners per team and race time for each runner was averaged to get team results. While the Lady Chiefs finished fourth overall, they had two finishers in the top seven, Isabella Spickler with a time of 21:00.28 for …

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Chiefs varsity football falls on the road to No. 9 Hartsville

The North Myrtle Beach Chiefs varsity football program fell on the road this past Friday night to region foe Hartsville by a final score of 24-8. The Chiefs saw senior quarterback Ramsey Lewis return to his starting role after an early season injury, but weren’t able to capitalize on the opportunity, picking up just 133 total yards on offense. North Myrtle Beach opened the game with a first down on their second play of the game, but failed to move the chains any further through their next four drives. Down 14-0 near the end of the first half, the Chiefs …

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NMB girls golf team wins region 6AAAA championship

The North Myrtle Beach High School girls golf team won the 6AAAA region golf championship last week with a one stroke victory over Myrtle Beach. The Chiefs scored 388 to nudge out Myrtle Beach with a 389. Hartsville was third with 429 and Darlington took fourth with 495. The Lady Chiefs were led by sophomore Cara Hilburn with a round of 82. Seventh grade sister Sydney Hilburn shot a 99, junior Savannah Jordan shot 100 and Kalynn Basehoar had a 107. Myrtle Beach was led by their top scorer Taylor Pirttima with a 91, followed by Sophia Livigni’s 97. Yana …

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The Little Lions take on Aynor Blue Jackets

The Loris Recreation football season began on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 10:15 a.m. with the Little Lions roaring onto the field to take on the Aynor Blue Jackets.  The Little Lions cheerleaders are on the sidelines with pom poms in hand, sporting their uniforms and cheering for the team as the crowd gathered to watch the game. The recreation teams began with the Little Lions, 7-8 year olds, taking the field and the cheerleaders primary concern was to roar up the crowd at the 10:15 a.m. game.  When the field was cleared at 11:30 a.m. the 9-12 year olds football …

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Panthers defeat Lions

The Loris Varsity Football welcomed the Carolina Forest Panthers to Loris this past Friday night. The 10th ranked Panthers were more than the Lions could handle. Photos by School Bell Studio:  Brad France-Kelly Loris quarterback Gage Connor (#12) hands the football off to running back Quan Soles (#30) who runs off the right side of the line for a nice gain. Panthers built up a 21-0 score in the first quarter and held on to win the non-conference game by a final score of 49-6. The Loris Lions will host the Lake City Panthers this Friday night in an important …

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Swimmers compete in six team meet

The North Myrtle Beach High School boys and girls swim teams joined five other teams competing last Friday at the NMB Aquatic and Fitness Center. The Chiefs squads joined teams from Carolina Forest, St. James, Socastee, Waccamaw and Conway in many individual and relay events. The NMB girls finished second and the boys hung on to finish in third place. Head coach Kristen Henley and assistant Joel Schmaltz were pleased with the Chiefs performance. “The team earned one more automatic state cut (based on swim time in competition), one more consideration cut and we had 21 in-season best times. Coach …

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NMB Lady Chiefs varsity volleyball team remains undefeated in conference

The Lady Chiefs volleyball team continued their winning ways in 6AAAA conference play with a 3-0 win over Darlington last Thursday at the Chiefs gym. The Chiefs continued their excellent play last Saturday with a second place finish in the Wildcat Invitational Tournament in Lexington. The Lady Chiefs win over Darlington was highlighted by, as coach Alex Sing put it, “a combination of great serving and near flawless attacking” as they overwhelmed the visiting team. The Chiefs began the match with a 25-2 rout in the first set as Darlington struggled to return serve and when they did get a …

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NMB varsity girls tennis team wins 4-3 over Darlington last Thursday at home courts

The North Myrtle Beach High School Lady Chiefs varsity tennis team returned home and won a 4-3 match against visiting Darlington. The Chiefs won three singles matches and split two doubles matches for the win. Coach Jason Tester was especially happy and proud of his number one singles player Rachel Grove. “She played Ella Watford and played through a tough shoulder injury to win the match 6-2, 6-4. She has been dealing with this injury all season and we have been working hard with our trainers and physical therapy to get her back to 100%. She is one of the …

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Green Sea Floyds Trojans and the Loris Lions faceoff

The Green Sea Floyds Trojans and the Loris Lions faced off on Friday, Sept. 13, at the first Loris Bog-Off Bowl.  It was a tight game with a final score of 28-27 with GSF winning the Bog-Off Bowl trophy. Each team member received a T-shirt from the Loris Chamber of Commerce. Loris Mayor Todd Harrelson posed for pictures with the Trojans presenting their trophy.  The Loris Lions will play Carolina Forest at Heniford Field on Friday, Sept. 20, with a kick off time of 7:30 p.m.  The Loris Recreation Little Lions will cheer with the Loris High School cheerleaders at …

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Varsity volleyball returns to net with two wins

The North Myrtle Beach High School varsity volleyball team returned to action last week after Hurricane Dorian visited the area. The Lady Chiefs began the week with a win over Carolina Forest at their home gym.  North Myrtle Beach won 3-0 (25-17, 25-15, 25-21). Coach Alex Sing was glad to get the win. “Carolina Forest is young, but they have some talented kids. We were glad to get the win at their place,” Sing said. The Lady Chiefs then finished the week on Thursday with a big conference rivalry match at Myrtle Beach. They won that one 3-0 also (25-18, …

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