by Howie Thompson On Sunday, June 15th, Outside the Lines did a nice show on “Violence In Youth Sport.” The problem is that this is not a “nice” problem. There are several factors for this violence that parents and players rain down on officials and coaches.
Are you looking for a fun place to take the family this summer that everyone will enjoy? How about dinner and a movie date night? Or are you looking for a place to book your next corporate meeting or team building experience?
You have seen the signs all over town and must be wondering why the ball field is going pink. The first “Pink in the Park” with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans is sure to be a great time with each ticket holder receiving special seating and food and other goodies for a great cause. The first [...]
by Coach Howie Thompson Before I get a plethora of emails or Face book comments, this is not my opinion alone. In 2002 I took part in a 2 day meeting held in Kansas City, Missouri and the topic of discussion was, How do Men and Women view competition? There were no professional athletes in [...]
Today is the day to take out your fancy hat and serve mint juleps. But for one Aiken, SC, it is much more. Today is the running of the Kentucky Derby and Cot Campbell’s horse, Palace Malice has 25- 1 odds! The first Kentucky Derby race took place at the track in 1875 and every [...]
This year, April 15th in Myrtle Beach is more than tax day, it is MAM, or the day some golf greats and celebrities converge at the Dye Club at Barefoot Resort and Golf to play in a charity event sponsored by Hootie and the Blowfish.
Flowers are beginning to bloom, the Pelican’s opening day is April 4th, and the Deck is opening this Friday! That’s right it’s spring and some of our favorite happenings are taking place this week! We have the schedule of bands for you on the Deck at House of Blues Myrtle Beach and best of all…there [...]
The Grand Strand Miracle Soccer League gives children with mental and physical disabilities the opportunity to play soccer. The Miracle Soccer League will offer a series of free soccer clinics coached by the Coastal Carolina University men’s soccer team.
by “Coach” Howie Thompson It’s March Madness and unless you have a child who goes to Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), you had no idea how good this group of young men could be. And on the women’s side, well, let’s just say anyone who thinks they can stop Brittany Grinner, better have the flu [...]
The North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex is now under construction on 160 acres of land west of the Intracoastal Waterway. Even though it will not open until March 1, 2014, sports tourism event bookings for the March 2014 –November 2014 time frame have already exceeded the initial annual impact and that’s great to [...]