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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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CofC Softball Stumbles on Opening Day

CofC Softball Stumbles on Opening Day

Box Score CONWAY, SC Feb. 8, 2014 – The College of Charleston softball team suffered a 9-1 setback to Coastal Carolina on opening day at the newly-renovated Coastal Carolina Softball Stadium on Saturday night. The Cougars (0-1) will seek vengeance when the teams square off in another single game on Sunday with first pitch slated for 1 p.m. “All credit goes to Coastal Carolina,” said head coach Linda Kalafatis. “I think they played one of their best games and unfortunately we did not. I know we are more capable than what we showed today and I expect us to bounce back with a better showing tomorrow.” After falling in a 3-0 hole, sophomore Rebecca Mueller (Fair Oaks, Calif.) reinserted the […]

Pelicans Raise Offer for Russell Wilson to $20k

Pelicans Raise Offer for Russell Wilson to $20k

By Kristin Call / Myrtle Beach Pelicans MYRTLE BEACH, SC Feb. 6, 2014 - After a week and no word from Russell Wilson, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans are upping the ante. For a one game appearance in 2014, the Pelicans are doubling their previous offer, a $10,000 charitable donation to the organization of Wilson’s choice. In addition to the $20,000, the Pelicans have partnered with businesses throughout the community to provide a complimentary vacation for Wilson and his wife. A number of the Pelicans corporate partners have offered to pitch in to complete the vacation package and ensure Wilson and his wife Ashton enjoy their visit to the Grand Strand. The Pelicans Vacation includes: Accommodations at North Beach Plantation courtesy of […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Valentine’s Day Packages on Sale Now!

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Valentine’s Day Packages on Sale Now!

Splash To Hand Deliver “Love” & “Romance” Packages By Nathan Barnett / Myrtle Beach Pelicans MYRTLE BEACH, SC Feb. 3, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are pleased to announce that this season’s Valentine’s Day Package is now on sale. Fans can choose from the “Romantic” and “Love” packages, starting at only $75. All Valentine’s Day Packages will be delivered by the Pelicans mascot Splash on Valentine’s Day, February 14. The “Love” Package includes four field box ticket vouchers; four Pelican meal vouchers, which can be redeemed for a hot dog, chips, and a drink; the opportunity to throw out the ceremonial first pitch for any 2014 game; and a $25 gift card to the Pelicans Pro Shop. The package […]

27 past, present NGA Tour players gain status onto NEC Series, out of 51 spots

27 past, present NGA Tour players gain status onto NEC Series, out of 51 spots

14-2013 NGA Tour Pro Series Members make the cut at NEC Series Sebring Qualifier SEBRING, FL January 25, 2013 – The 2nd full season of the PGA Tour Latinoamerica season begins this year but first the newly titled NEC Series had to hold their stateside qualifier to determine the players for this season’s tour. The qualifier, held at Sun N Lake Golf Club in Sebring, Fla. January 21st through January 25th (the event ran into Saturday due to frost delays and tee time issues), was the second of two qualifiers held by the NEC Series and the only one held in the United States. Twenty full status memberships were handed out Saturday with another 31 earning conditional status. Among those earning full […]

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NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch for southeastern NC

NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch for southeastern NC

WILMINGTON NC January 26, 2014 - The National Weather Service Sunday issued a winter storm watch for southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina. It will be in effect Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon. According to the National Weather Service in Wilmington, another Arctic front is set move into the region late Monday, bringing very cold temperatures and the potential for winter weather. This front will stall offshore Tuesday and Wednesday. A low pressure system will develop along this front and move along the coast, bringing an extended period of snow and sleet to the area. An advisory says there is the potential for greater than 3 inches of snow/sleet with a small chance for a period of freezing rain. In the […]

Zach Johnson, Keegan Bradley headline list of 72 NGA TOUR Alums in Humana Challenge

Zach Johnson, Keegan Bradley headline list of 72 NGA TOUR Alums in Humana Challenge

Past NGA Tour players make up over 46% of Humana Challenge field this week LA QUINTA, CA January 16, 2014 – There are a lot of reasons the NGA Tour is regarded as the number 3 men’s professional golf tour in the United States. Some would say it’s because the NGA Tour is the only tour, in mirroring golf’s premier tour, to hold week long, 72-hole, walking only events spread throughout the country that include pro-ams, free junior clinics, and also combine heavy charity involvement. But when it comes down to it the NGA Tour is regarded as the number 3 tour in the US because more of their players advance to golf’s top tours than any other developmental tour […]

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