Former Coastal Carolina and Baltimore Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro is on the roster of the Ocho team led by Chad Ochocinco that is playing for the American Flag Football League's pro title Saturday in Indianapolis.
Former Coastal Carolina and Myrtle Beach High School quarterback Tyler Keane is an analytics intern with the Buffalo Bills of the NFL. Keane was a starting QB for the Chanticleers last season and has a degree in applied mathematics with a minor in statistics.
Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman and New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis purchased much of the kids section at a Walmart and delivered the toys and other items as backpack care packages to migrant children recently released from detention centers. Norman and Davis volunteered to make the donations for the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services RAICES of Texas.
Recent Coastal Carolina graduate Nicholas Clark helped craft the new NCAA Division I student-athlete transfer rules as a committee member, and CCU football coach Joe Moglia and men's basketball coach Cliff Ellis give their opinions on the changes.
Before Tajh Boyd and Deshaun Watson were leading Clemson football to national prominence, long before Kelly Bryant and Trevor Lawrence, there was Willy Korn. After Clemson he thrived at North Greenville and is now a Coastal Carolina coach.
Before Tajh Boyd and Deshaun Watson were leading Clemson football to national prominence, long before Kelly Bryant and Trevor Lawrence, there was Willy Korn. After Clemson, he thrived at North Greenville and is now a Coastal Carolina coach.
Coastal Carolina athletics notebook: A new Myrtle Beach bowl game in 2020 at Coastal Carolina's Brooks Stadium appears to be a step closer to reality with the NCAA Division I Football Oversight Committee's approval this week of recommendations that would allow for the creation of three new bowls beginning in 2020.
Monmouth and Central Florida added to Myrtle Beach Invitational college basketball tournament field. The eight-team field is complete, and the tournament will be held Nov. 15-18 at Coastal Carolina's HTC Center in Conway.
Myrtle Beach is reportedly among the sites for a new college football bowl games in 2020. The NCAA’s Competition Committee is possibly recommending three new bowl games. Former ESPN reporter Brett McMurphy cited multiple unnamed sources.
Junior first baseman and designated hitter Zach Biermann going undrafted in this week's 2018 Major League Baseball Draft is a gift for Coastal Carolina, which will get the slugger back in 2019. It also will gain the services of high school pitcher Garrett McDaniels, who has elected to attend CCU despite being drafted in the 30th round by the Miami Marlins.
Coastal Carolina junior pitcher Jason Bilous and senior catcher Matt Beaird were selected in the Major League Baseball Draft. They join teammates Seth Lancaster and Kevin Woodall Jr. in being selected. Incoming freshman recruit Garrett McDaniels was also chosen in the 30th round.
Coastal Carolina senior shortstop Seth Lancaster was selected in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday. He was the third pick of the round, 227th overall.
A.J. Graffanino hit a three-run double to break a tie in the eighth inning and Washington defeat Connecticut 9-6 to win the NCAA Conway Regional at Springs Brooks Stadium on Sunday. Washington (33-23) advances to a Super Regional for the first time in program history.
Connecticut warded off elimination in the NCAA Conway Regional on Saturday afternoon with a 10-3 win over LIU Brooklyn at Springs Brooks Stadium. The Huskies (36-22), ranked 16th in the national RPI and the No. 2 seed in the regional, fell behind 3-0 through three innings before scoring three runs in the top of the fourth inning and adding three in the sixth to take command.