Today's News

  • Win at No. 3 doubles in Whiteville dual keeps South Brunswick unbeaten

     The victory by South Brunswick’s No. 3 doubles team of Lily Michalkis and Morgan Gilbert clinched the tennis dual over Whiteville on Sept. 23 and kept the Cougars unbeaten.

    South won four singles matches. At No. 1, Summer Phillips beat Ginni Lane 6-2, 6-3. At No. 2, Leighann Scheetz beat Sarah Royal 6-4, 6-4. At No. 4, Kelly Sim beat Emily Maultsby 6-2, 6-0. At No. 6, Lilly Michalkis rallied to beat Maleah Murray 3-6, 6-3, 10-6.

  • South stays perfect by beating Trojans

      BOILING SPRING LAKES—The South Brunswick High School football team improved to 6-0 by beating West Brunswick 42-14 Friday night.

    The game also was the conference opener for each team. West is 2-4 overall.

    South quarterback NeJuann Watts threw two touchdown passes. Cam Scott caught one (76 yards) and Dishon Lee the other (19 yards). Marcus Hankins scored on runs of 23 and 3 yards and gained 110 yards. He also threw a 77-yard touchdown pass to Scott. Levi Prince scored on a 10-yard run and gained 59 yards.

  • BCC volleyball clinics Oct. 2, Oct. 23.

     The BCC volleyball program will be hosting a volleyball clinic for those in the second through eighth grades. The clinic will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 2 at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.

    Participants should be prepared to run, jump, shuffle and perform skills with a volleyball. Youth should wear gym clothes, socks and tennis shoes to the clinics.

  • Fans can vote Ex-Trojan Lancaster to be ‘Good Works’ captain

     Charleston Southern University senior offensive lineman Jordan Lancaster has been selected to the 2010 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

    Now he is eligible to selected its captain.

  • West’s Al Rising wins second cross-country race of season

     BOILING SPRING LAKES—West Brunswick’s Al Rising and South Brunswick’s Carmen Hilliard won the second cross-country race of the season Sept. 21.

    Rising beat teammate Roberto Valerio, the winner of the first race and the defending conference champion, by one second in leading the Trojans to the team victory.

    Rising ran the 3.1-mile course in 18 minutes, 30 seconds.

  • South sweeps Whiteville in volleyball

      BOILING SPRING LAKES—The South Brunswick High School volleyball team remained perfect in the conference by beating Whiteville 25-11, 25-15, 25-15 Sept. 23. South is 5-0 in the conference, 11-2 overall.

    Madison Walker had 14 assists and Kacy O’Connor six. Rachel Southern had six kills and Brianna Norton five. O’Connor and Rachel Southern each had four aces. Brooke Herr had eight digs.

    The first game was tied 4-4 before a kill by Mackenzie Jones and two service winners by Meagan Spivey put the Cougars ahead for good at 8-4.

  • West Brunswick sweeps West Bladen in volleyball

      The West Brunswick High School volleyball team routed West Bladen in a conference match Sept. 21. The Trojans won 25-14, 25-10, 25-9.

    Kaylee Johnston scored a season-high 12 points. Mary Morgan Inions scored 12 points and had six kills, a season high. Rebecca Howington had 24 assists. Jasmine Jackson had 12 kills and scored eight points.

  • West defeats Whiteville in soccer

     WHITEVILLE—Playing what coach Tripp Smith said was his soccer team’s best game of the year, West Brunswick beat Whiteville 2-0 in a conference game Sept. 22.

    Jack Donoghue had an assist and a goal, and Scottie Melvin also scored as West improved to 2-2 in the conference, 3-8-1 overall.

    “The boys played an outstanding match,” Smith said. “Our ball movement is getting better. Our patience is better. Our attack and runs are better. Everything is starting to come around.

  • The First Tee

    The First Tee program fosters nine core values to be used in golf and which come in handy in all other areas of life. These core values have caused parents and teachers alike to embrace the First Tee program.

    In the 2009-2010 school year, The First Tee of Brunswick County initiated a character education program with the Brunswick County Schools. The School Day Program was a pilot program that included the fourth-graders of six elementary schools “local” to the home facility of the organization located in Shallotte. 

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues


    The Beachcombers played a modified Stableford tournament Friday at Oak Island. The winners with 22.5 points were Reggie Auten, Randy Cogdill, Charlie Shore and Dennis Keane. In second were Jim Beairsto, Bob Smith and Ed Kinney with 8 points. Low gross for the day were Jim Beairsto, 85; Dennis Keane, 87; Charlie Shore, 88; and Randy Cogdill, 89. Low net score honors went to Jim Beairsto, 63, and Dennis Keane, 64. Most over their points were Dennis Keane, +11.5, and Reggie Auten, +8.5. Dennis Keane was voted golfer of the week.