People traveling to the Grand Strand on Memorial Day weekend should expect to see hundreds of local and state police officers, miles of barricades along a 23-mile traffic loop and new technology when they hit town.

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Gallery | Sixth anniversary of Brittannee Drexel's disappearance

Brittanee Marie Drexel, age 17, went missing April, 25, 2009. Her family, friends and supporters, held a vigil for the 6-year anniversary of the missing girl, walking her last known path from the Bar Harbor Hotel to the Blue Water Resort concluding with a slide show of her life and a candle light vigil at Hurl Rock Park.

Baseball

Braves rally past Phillies for 5-2 victory

David Buchanan cruised through the first six innings of Saturday night's game against his hometown Atlanta Braves. The Phillies' second-year right-hander expended only 25 pitches to get through three innings. He didn't allow a hit until the fifth.

Hockey

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Detroit

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Petr Mrazek posted 28 saves for his second shutout of the series and the Detroit Red Wings took a 4-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 of this Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

Baseball

Recap: Baltimore vs. Boston

David Lough's solo home run in the 10th inning gave the Baltimore Orioles a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday in the second game of a three-game series.

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