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Powder Puff Game is tonight

The North Myrtle Beach High School National Honor Society would like to announce the annual Powder Puff Game. This game is, for the first time, being played as part of the Homecoming Week festivities. The game will be played on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. The game will be played between the junior and senior girls and will feature male cheerleaders from both the Class of 2020 and 2021. The cost of the game is $5 or five cans of food may be brought in to be donated to the local food bank. All proceeds will go to Special …

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Shellfish season set to open Sept. 28

The 2019-20 season for recreational harvest of shellfish (clams and oysters) in coastal waters of South Carolina will open one-half hour before official sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. The recreational shellfish season will remain open through May 15, 2020, unless conditions warrant extending or shortening the season. In the event of another hurricane, major rain event or pollution spill, shellfish beds may be temporarily closed by the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC). It is important for harvesters to check with DHEC to verify whether any closures are in effect. This information is available at 1-800-285-1618 …

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Girls varsity golf team falls to Myrtle Beach, Loris

The North Myrtle Beach girls varsity golf team got back into action following Hurricane Dorian with losses to Myrtle Beach and Loris. The Lady Chiefs traveled to the Dunes Club for their match with Myrtle Beach last Tuesday and were defeated  195 -209. Cara Hilburn was low scorer for the Lady Chiefs with a round of 46. Freshman Faith Goff shot a 53, Savannah Jordan had a 54 and seventh grader Kalynn Basehoar shot 57. Two days later North Myrtle Beach traveled to Diamondback Golf Course in Loris for their match with the Lady Lions, who came away with the …

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First Strides offers women beginner’s guide to walking, running

When Jane Serues moved to the North Myrtle Beach area she brought with her a program to help women start walking or running toward fitness and less stress. Serues started First Strides in Allentown, Pa. “I began First Strides in 1997 and when I came here I wanted to continue it for women in this area,” Serues said. Serues describes First Strides as a beginner’s workshop for women that enables them to learn about walking and running over a twelve-week period of time, culminating in participation in the “Dashing Through the Glow Walk/Run 5K on November 22.  “We have weekly …

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Chiefs remain undefeated, drowning the Sharks at home

The North Myrtle Beach varsity Chiefs football team scored in every quarter this past Friday night to rout the St. James Sharks 29-7. The No. 3 state 4A ranked Chiefs (3-0) held the Sharks (2-1) to just a third quarter touchdown inside the Hank Hester Sports Complex on the campus of North Myrtle Beach High School. Delayed an hour due to nearby lightning strikes the Sharks chose to receive the opening kickoff. Their opening drive picked up three 1st downs, before North Myrtle Beach’s TJ Cox intercepted a St. James pass and returned it 19 yards to the St. James …

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Bellamy places third in finals

Ethan Bellamy, son of Ty and Harmony Bellamy, grandson of Scott and Ruth Anne Ellis, Terry and Liz Davis and Tommy Bellamy and great-grandson of Horace Campbell, competed in the 2019 WWA Nautique National Cable Wakeboard Championships in Waco, Texas. The three day event started on Aug. 29. Ethan advanced through quarter-finals and semi-finals. He then took 3rd place in the finals on Aug. 31. The national championship is the final event of the year in which wakeboarders must qualify in several points chase contests leading up to this event. Ethan Bellamy is all smiles about his trophy. Ethan Bellamy, …

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Loris Lions take on South Columbus Stallions Friday night

The Loris Lions battled the South Columbus Stallions on Monday, Sept. 9, starting at 7:30 p.m. at Heniford Field.  The Friday night game for Sept. 6 was postponed due to Hurricane Dorian. Both the Lions and Stallions missed almost a week of practices because of the school closures for both of the Carolinas after the Labor Day weekend for hurricane preparation. Members of the Blue Pride gathered at 6:30 p.m. for dinner and a chat before the game as the Loris Lions Marching Band directed by Stephen Whiznant stood welcoming the Lions as they roared onto the field.  The LHS …

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Hyatt receives Chief Leadership Award

Story By: Alissa Miller – Principal Teresa Todd presents Andrea Hyatt as the recipient of the North Myrtle Beach Chiefs Leadership Award sponsored by Dew’s. Andrea is a sophomore at North Myrtle Beach High School. She is a hardworking student who is enrolled in multiple honors classes. Andrea is commended by her teachers for always putting forth her best efforts toward her academics. She is always taking the initiative to help her classmates and never expects any sort of recognition. Andrea is a part of the Beta Club, a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and participates in community …

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NMB Volleyball, other fall sports teams getting underway at school

The North Myrtle Beach girl’s volleyball team finished second in last weekend’s preseason tournament at North Myrtle Beach, before this week’s opener. The Lady Chiefs won three of five matches in the tournament. They won over Marvin Ridge 2-1 (19-25, 25-23, 15- 13), lost to Porter Gaud 1-2 (25-18,16-25, 11- 15), won 2-0 over Hoggard (25-23, 25-13), won over West Henderson 2-0 (25-21, 25-22) and lost to Wando 0-2 (15-25, 15-25). The volleyball team has a full week with a tri-match in Lexington, S.C., against Lexington and Nations Ford on Wednesday, Aug. 28, followed by a home match on Thursday, …

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Football season in full swing

Chiefs open football season with win over powerhouse Tigers The North Myrtle Beach High School varsity football team opened the 2019 regular season in spectacular fashion last Friday night, defeating the Conway Tigers for the second year in a row. Entering the game with a No. 6 state ranking in 4A, the Chiefs put up 24 points to the 5A Tigers’ 7 points. The heavily attended game at the Hank Hester Sports Complex, on the campus of North Myrtle Beach High School, opened scoring near the end of the first quarter with a 69 yard touchdown pass for the Tigers. …

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