▪ The second week of high school football kicks off Friday with the following area matchups: Aynor at Andrew Jackson; Providence Day (N.C.) at Carolina Forest; Carvers Bay at Georgetown; Conway at Wando; North Myrtle Beach at Loris; Charlotte Christian vs. Myrtle Beach at North Myrtle Beach High; North Brunswick (N.C.) at Socastee; and Waccamaw at St. James.
▪ The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are off Monday before beginning at six-game homestand. They host the Down East Wood Ducks from Tuesday through Thursday (all 7:05 p.m.) and taken on the Carolina Mudcats on Friday (7:05 p.m.), Saturday (7:05 p.m.) and Sunday (3:05 p.m.).
▪ The Coastal Carolina women’s soccer team has a pair of matches this week as they play at N.C. State at 7 p.m. Thursday and host Charleston Southern at 6 p.m. Sunday.
▪ The CCU men’s soccer team kicks off the season with a 1 p.m. Friday contest at George Mason.
▪ Coastal’s volleyball team begins the season in the TCU tournament, where it will take on UTSA at noon Friday and TCU at 6 p.m. Saturday.
▪ The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series heads to Darlington for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at 6 p.m. Sunday (NBCSN).
▪ The PGA Tour heads to Old Westbury, New York for The Northern Trust from Thursday through Sunday.
▪ In tennis, the men begin play in the ATP Winston-Salem Open on Monday. The women start play in the WTA Connecticut Open on Monday.