Mickey Wilson is preparing for his seventh lower state championship appearance in 12 seasons as Myrtle Beach head coach.
BEAUFORT | If Andrew Doss wasn’t limping off the field Friday night, he was probably in the end zone. And J.J. Jones was keeping him company.
Bryce Lybrand took some flack when he added a non-region game against Carolina Forest late in the regular season.
Coming off a big region win last week over rival Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach carried that head of steam into the first round of the Class 4A playoffs, knocking off James Island 41-12 Friday night.
The slugfest, hard-fought down to the last few seconds of the game Friday night between the St. James Sharks and Waccamaw Warriors, didn’t have anything to do with conference standings or the playoffs.
GOOSE CREEK | Carolina Forest survived a late push from Goose Creek Friday night to earn a 35-28 victory and advance to the second round of the Class 5A playoffs.
AIKEN | After an ugly first half that looked nothing like playoff football between two teams who didn’t look like they wanted to be there, the opening moments of the third quarter didn’t start much different.
Three of Horry County’s playoff-bound football teams are going to rack up some mileage in the next two to three weeks.
The game that both Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach players, coaches and fans circled on their calendars two months ago is going to get even more statewide attention.
The shortened 2020 football playoffs opened the door for non-playoff qualifiers to recoup some gate money and extend their seasons in the form of a one-game addition to the end of the regular season.
Green Sea Floyds gave Aynor everything they had and then some Friday, but the Blue Jackets were just too much as Aynor pulled away late to seal a 67-48 win on the road.
North Myrtle Beach ran into a buzzsaw Tuesday night against James Island, falling to the Trojans in straight sets in the first round of the 4A state volleyball playoffs.
The last three years, the grouping of teams at the core of what is now Region VI-4A have been a huge presence in the state football playoffs.
Sumter High School won the Region VI-5A football title outright with a 35-0 victory over Conway on Friday at Sumter Memorial Stadium’s Freddie Solomon Field.
FLORENCE − In a stunning turn of events, Wilson turned two late Myrtle Beach fumbles into touchdowns − the last of which propelled the Tigers to a 41-38 victory over the previously unbeaten Seahawks on Friday at Memorial Stadium.