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Police: Foster parent made child wear electric dog collar

Nov. 29, 2018 2:31 PM EST

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina say a foster parent made a 6-year-old wear an electric dog collar and abused the child with a spoon-like object. News outlets report that 61-year-old Deborah Ann Jarrell of Myrtle Beach was arrested Wednesday and charged with unlawful neglect of a child. A...

The Latest: UCF beats WKU 78-62 for Myrtle Beach title

Nov. 18, 2018 8:40 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Myrtle Beach Invitational (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Aubrey Dawkins hit five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to help UCF rally from an 11-point deficit and beat Western Kentucky 78-62 on Sunday night in the championship game of the Myrtle Beach Invitational. Tacko...

UCF, Western Kentucky meet for Myrtle Beach championship

Nov. 18, 2018 3:05 AM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — UCF and Western Kentucky will play for the championship on the final day of the Myrtle Beach Invitational. The tournament resumes Sunday with four games after a one-day break. The last game features UCF and Western Kentucky after the teams' semifinal wins Friday. Wake Forest and...

The Latest: Valparaiso never trails, beats Monmouth 64-53

Nov. 17, 2018 12:51 AM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Myrtle Beach Invitational (all times local): 12:45 a.m. Freshman Charles Bassey had 13 points and a season-high 15 rebounds and Desean Murray's dunk with 63 seconds left gave Western Kentucky the lead for good as the Hilltoppers beat West Virginia 63-57 on Friday night...

Semifinal rounds set for Friday at Myrtle Beach Invitational

Nov. 16, 2018 3:38 AM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — The Myrtle Beach Invitational resumes Friday with four games, including two to determine who will play for the championship. St. Joseph's and UCF will meet in an afternoon semifinal. The winner of that game will advance to Sunday's championship round to face the winner of the Friday...

The Latest: West Virginia beats Monmouth 71-53

Nov. 15, 2018 10:08 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Myrtle Beach Invitational (all times local): 10 p.m. Esa Ahmad had 16 points on Thursday night and Sagaba Konate added 14 with eight rebounds and four blocks to help West Virginia beat Monmouth 71-53 in the opening round of the Myrtle Beach Invitational. The...

Myrtle Beach Invitational begins play Thursday with 4 games

Nov. 15, 2018 2:19 AM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — The Myrtle Beach Invitational begins play Thursday with St. Joseph's against Wake Forest. That is the first of four games in the day's first round for the eight-team field, which includes two power-conference teams in the Demon Deacons of the Atlantic Coast Conference and West Virginia...

New FBS postseason game, Myrtle Beach Bowl, to start in 2020

Nov. 13, 2018 2:39 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — The Myrtle Beach Bowl is coming to South Carolina's Grand Strand resort area in 2020, and will be shared by Conference USA, the Mid-American Conference and the Sun Belt. The conferences and ESPN Events announced the new Myrtle Beach Bowl on Tuesday. The network will own, operate and...

Concert will raise money for Hurricane Florence victims

Oct. 29, 2018 2:35 PM EDT

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A concert is set in South Carolina next month to raise money for Hurricane Florence victims. The 10-hour Hurricane Florence Benefit Concert is set Nov. 11 at the TicketReturn.com Field, home of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans minor league baseball team. Performers scheduled to appear...