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Today's News

  • North Brunswick’s girls win Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash

     TEACHEY—The North Brunswick High School girls’ basketball team won the Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash by beating Topsail 59-46 Dec. 31.

    Senior guard Tyera Fisher scored 22 points for the Scorpions (7-3). Junior forward LaDonna Sloan, playing in place of injured starter Alexis Mills, scored 11 points.

    “She did a tremendous job tonight, too, with her effort,” coach Travis Fortune said. “Tonight she played the whole second half and she hit some big jump shots.”

  • North Brunswick’s boys win Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash

     With two comeback victories, the North Brunswick High School boys’ basketball team won the Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash.

    Jeremy Young scored 21 points and LeGrande Roseborough 11 as the Scorpions beat Whiteville 56-53 Dec. 22 to win the championship.

    The victory came one night after North rallied to beat West Brunswick 64-59. North outscored West 25-12 in the final quarter for the victory. Jeremy Young scored 17 of the Scorpions’ final 25 points and finished with 27 points.

  • South Brunswick girls win twice in tourney

     The South Brunswick girls’ basketball team finished 2-1 in the Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash.

    The Cougars (3-7) beat host Wallace-Rose Hill 41-29 on Dec. 22, the final day of the tourney.

    South trailed 9-8 after the first quarter but outscored the Bulldogs 18-4 in the second quarter and led 26-13 at the half.

    Kaitlyn Ray scored 15 points for South. Other South scorers:  Meagan Julius 4, Kacy O’Connor 8, Samantha Frye 4, Ashley Sloup 2, Jasmine Rabon 4, Jalyssa Lacy 4.

  • West Brunswick boys beat Topsail in thriller

    KENANSVILLE—West Brunswick junior Taylor Buffkin made a layup in the final 20 seconds and then the Trojans prevented Topsail from scoring on back-to-back possessions in a dramatic 39-38 victory Dec. 22 on the final day of the Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash.

  • Winter storm warning in effect through Sunday evening

    As snow approaches the area, a winter storm warning has been issued for Brunswick County. The warning will be in effect though Sunday evening.

    The National Weather Service (NWS) has indicated snowfall, with possible accumulation, could happen Saturday night into Sunday. One to two inches of snow accumulation is possible before the system moves out of the area Sunday afternoon. Higher accumulation totals may be possible inland away from the coast.

  • Sheriff’s office: Fatal shooting a ‘tragic accident’

    More than two days after 42-year-old Tammy Lamonds was found shot to death in her Supply home, officials have ruled the fatal shooting an accident.

    According to Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Sgt. April Stanley, Brunswick County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a home at 1650 Cattail Way in Supply, where deputies found Lamonds shot to death, around 7:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 20.

  • Lori Boldt is new member of board of directors

    BY ELSA BONSTEIN
    PUBLIC RELATIONS OF TFTBC

    Lori Boldt of Supply recently became a member of the board of directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County.  

    Born and raised in Wilmington, Boldt attended the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill then went on to work in the pharmaceuticals industry in sales and marketing.  

  • Try for big redfish during winter

    Inshore fishermen had to make the transition to bitter cold weather quickly this year, and the only fish that really responded well were the redfish. Despite the way winter roared in, the backwater redfish bite never slowed and continues to flourish.

  • Great gift idea for 2011: A golf trip

    When it’s time for gift giving, think out of the shirt box.  

    Forget the purse, wallet, sweater or pair of gloves. Forget those soppy romantic television commercials for diamond jewelry. If my husband gave me a diamond bracelet, I’d look at him and say, “What? A diamond bracelet? You fool! We could have gone to Scotland and played golf instead!”

  • Highlights, scores of area golf leagues

    CAROLINA SHORES MEN

    Results Friday at Carolina Shores. The game was individual net medal play. The winners were Gary Hertling, Jack Bendy, Leo Jarmusz, Joe Broderick, Frank Talak, Mike Fedak, Tony Sneska, Jerry Strickler, Arnie Northrop, Dick Polonski, Bill Marsh and Glenn Ikens. Closest to pin at No. 3, Jay Leskowicz; at No. 7, Bob Barrett; at No. 12, Bob Barrett; at No. 17, Glenn Ikens. 

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