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UNCW Track Falls To Coastal Carolina

UNCW Track Falls To Coastal Carolina

UNCW claimed eight events but Coastal Carolina topped the men’s track & field program, 113-93, on Sunday Results CONWAY, SC Mar. 2, 2014 – UNCW won eight events but it wasn’t enough as Coastal Carolina claimed the ninth annual Battle of the Beaches meet on Sunday, 113-93. Junior Cam Show claimed the 100 meters with a time of 10.77 seconds and later ran a leg along with Johnny Nixon, Ryan Edmonds and Brandon McLean on the winning 4×100 Relay. Senior Dylan Skinner carried his success from the indoor season to the outdoor opener by winning the 1,500 meters with a time of 3:59.62. William Bunch added another distance win when he topped the field with a time of 8:59.60 in […]

UNCW Track & Field Preview: Battle of the Beaches

UNCW Track & Field Preview: Battle of the Beaches

Meet Schedule WILMINGTON, NC Mar. 1, 2014 – With the indoor season in the rearview mirror, UNCW opens its outdoor season on Sunday when it competes in the ninth-annual Battle of the Beaches against rival Coastal Carolina in Conway, S.C. The Seahawks will also compete against South Carolina State in a separately scored meet. Senior Aerial Chatman will open his final season with the Seahawks by competing in the Long and Triple Jumps. Chatman competed in the NCAA first round last spring in the Triple Jump and won the Colonial Athletic Association title in the event. Cam Walton, a NCAA qualifier in 2013 in the Long Jump, will compete in the Triple Jump in the opener. As a sophomore in […]

AutoFair Promotion Gives Fans the Chance to Save Money on Tickets and Enter to Win Myrtle Beach Trips Courtesy of VisitMyrtleBeach.com and OldRide.com

AutoFair Promotion Gives Fans the Chance to Save Money on Tickets and Enter to Win Myrtle Beach Trips Courtesy of VisitMyrtleBeach.com and OldRide.com

CHARLOTTE, NC Feb. 27, 2014 – Charlotte Motor Speedway, OldRide.com and VisitMyrtleBeach.com have teamed up to give car enthusiasts even more of a reason to attend the world’s largest automotive extravaganza. Fans can go online to the speedway website and get $2 off admission to the April 3-6 Charlotte Motor Speedway AutoFair hosted by OldRide.com and a chance to win a three-day trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. Beginning Thursday, Feb. 27, fans can register to win the Myrtle Beach vacation and automatically get a $2 off coupon for a single day ticket to the AutoFair by visiting www.charlottemotorspeedway.com/myrtlebeach. The trip, valued at $600, consists of a three-day/two-night stay for up to four individuals at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and […]

Embrace Hospice to Title Sponsor Military Appreciation Program

Embrace Hospice to Title Sponsor Military Appreciation Program

FLORENCE-BASED HOSPICE CENTER TO BE FEATURED DURING 11 PELICANS GAMES MYRTLE BEACH, SC Feb. 27, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are pleased to announce that Embrace Hospice has signed on as the title sponsor for the Pelicans inaugural Military Appreciation program titled “Embrace Veterans.” Military Appreciation Night headlines the program on Friday, June 6, 2014 when the Pelicans host the Frederick Keys at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Over 11 game dates during the season, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans will feature stories of WWII veterans as a part of a new program called Embrace Veterans, culminating in Military Appreciation Night, presented by Embrace Hospice, which falls on the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The program is working with several different […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans partner with ESPN Myrtle Beach 1450 WRNN AM for 2014

Myrtle Beach Pelicans partner with ESPN Myrtle Beach 1450 WRNN AM for 2014

TEXAS NATIVE NATHAN BARNETT TO BROADCAST, MANAGE MEDIA RELATIONS MYRTLE BEACH, SC Feb. 17, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are pleased to announce a new partnership with Digity, LLC who will carry all 140 Pelicans regular season games and potential playoff games on their all-sports station, ESPN Radio Myrtle Beach 1450 WRNN AM.  The Pelicans also recently introduced Nathan Barnett as the newest member of the team’s front office. Nathan Barnett replaces Travis Lucian, who served as the “Voice of the Pelicans” in 2013. ESPN Myrtle Beach 1450 WRNN AM currently airs syndicated ESPN Radio content 24 hours a day. The partnership with the Pelicans marks the first local programming for the station, which changed formats in April 2013. […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ First Day of Ticket Sales

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ First Day of Ticket Sales

Day Includes a Little League Exhibition and Miracle League Fundraiser Myrtle Beach, SC Feb. 14, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans will put 2014 single game tickets on sale beginning Wednesday, February 19th. The Box Office will open from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Fans will be able to purchase single game tickets for any of the 70 Pelicans home games including popular dates such as Opening Day and July 3rd. As a part of the day, the Pelicans will host a little league exhibition game and BP for Charity beginning at 6:00 PM. Admission is free and gates will open at 5:30 PM. The exhibition game will feature a big league experience for member of Performance Baseball little league. […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans to Hold Open Tryouts

Myrtle Beach Pelicans to Hold Open Tryouts

PA Announcer, On-Field Emcee and National Anthem Performers MYRTLE BEACH, SC Feb. 13, 2014 – The Pelicans are holding open tryouts for a Public Address Announcer, On-Field Emcee and National Anthem performers. National Anthem tryouts will be held on Tuesday, February 18th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Tryouts for the PA Annoucner and On-Field Emcee will be held Wednesday, February 19th at 6:00 PM. Anyone whishing to tryout for any of these positions should pre-register by calling the Pelicans Front Office at 843-918-6000 by Monday, February 17th.

Baseball at the Beach returns to Myrtle Beach

Baseball at the Beach returns to Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC Feb. 11, 2014 – The 14th Annual Caravelle Resort Baseball at the Beach tournament launches on Thursday, February 20 at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Joining host Coastal Carolina is a strong lineup of programs: George Mason, Illinois, UConn, and past National Championship team Wichita State. Baseball at the Beach tournament tickets can be purchased at the gate or by calling the Myrtle Beach Pelicans ticket office at (843) 918-6000. Ticket prices: Single Game – $5.00 Day Pass – $10.00 All Tournament Pass – $25.00 Founded in 2001 by Myrtle Beach sportsmen Bob Calliham and Jim Owens, Baseball at the Beach is one of the nation’s premiere college baseball tournaments. Anchored by Coastal Carolina University’s nationally-ranked program, […]

CofC Softball Falls in Extra Innings

CofC Softball Falls in Extra Innings

CONWAY, SC Feb. 9, 2014 – The College of Charleston softball was outlasted by Coastal Carolina in a 3-2, eight-inning defeat at the Coastal Carolina Softball Complex on Sunday afternoon. CofC (0-2) outhit the Chanticleers, 9-4, and reached at least one runner in every inning except for the eighth, but lacked the timely hitting needed to cash in on runs. The Cougars doomed themselves by going just 2-for-17 with runners on base and 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position. “I’m disappointed that we let it slip away the way we did,” said head coach Linda Kalafatis. “We had a much better effort today and I’m proud of our pitchers for keeping us in the game the way we did, but […]

Jim Renner ties for 2nd AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, tops among 69 NGA Tour alums in field

Jim Renner ties for 2nd AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, tops among 69 NGA Tour alums in field

2010 NGA Tour grad Renner, Harkey take pro-am title, 44% of the field made up of NGA Tour alums Pebble Beach, CA Feb. 10, 2014 – 2010 NGA Tour grad Jim Renner put together 4 solids rounds (65-73-72-67) in the PGA Tour AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am to finish at 10 under par for the event, earning him a tie for 2nd place, and the top spot among 69 NGA Tour alumni in the championship field. Renner, who started the final round in 5th place, made up 7 shots on third round leader Jimmy Walker, who shot a final day 74. The 7 shots would leave Renner one short of forcing a playoff with Walker, who held on for the […]

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