Beach Ball Classic

Beach Ball Classic

Exclusive excerpt:‘The Beach Ball Classic: Premier High School Hoops on the Grand Strand’

Since 1981, the Beach Ball Classic has entertained the masses in Myrtle Beach annually with some of the best high school basketball in the country. Now, you can get an inside look at the highlights – and adversity – the tournament has endured over time as a former writer for The Sun News, Ian Guerin, chronicles the story in the book “The Beach Ball Classic: Premier High School Hoops on the Grand Strand.”

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Mr. Bojangles entertains at Beach Ball Classic

Al Ford, known to many as Mr. Bojangles, became a staple of the Beach Ball Classic for his crowd-pleasing dancing and antics.
Janet Blackmon Morgan jblackmon@thesunnews.com
Mr. Bojangles entertains at Beach Ball Classic 1:58

Mr. Bojangles entertains at Beach Ball Classic

Brothers bring special bond to Beach Ball Classic from Poca, W.Va. 1:31

Brothers bring special bond to Beach Ball Classic from Poca, W.Va.

Myrtle Beach Beach Ball Classic slam dunk contest 1:38

Myrtle Beach Beach Ball Classic slam dunk contest

Sky high for slam dunks at Beach Ball Classic 0:41

Sky high for slam dunks at Beach Ball Classic