Today's News

  • Trojans unable to stop East Bladen

     ELIZABETHTOWN—East Bladen scored on all five of its second-half possessions in beating West Brunswick 54-35 Friday night in a high school football game.

    “Coach Fletcher and myself both believe in defense, and there wasn’t a whole lot played out here tonight,” East Bladen coach Lenon Fisher said.

    “They’re a good football team,” Fletcher said. “We just didn’t match them score for score.”

  • Wishes come true through Wishing Well Foundation

    HOLDEN BEACH—Six-year-old Dakota Thomas has been to the beach before but has only seen it from one spot.

    Because of his spastic cerebral palsy, he must either walk with the help of a walker or be pushed in a wheelchair—neither of which work well in the sand.

  • West Brunswick routs Whiteville in volleyball

    The West Brunswick High School volleyball team routed Whiteville 25-14, 25-13, 25-13 in a conference match Oct. 7 at West. The victory gave West a 7-1 record in the conference, 11-4 overall.

    Katie King and Jasmine Jackson got the Trojans off to a good start, as King held serve for for six straight points and a 7-0 lead. Jackson had three straight blocks in the run.

    The lead went to 12-1 on a kill by Kayla Padgett, an ace by Mary Morgan Inions, a kill by Jackson off a set by Rebecca Howington and a dink by Kayla Padgett.

  • Brunswick Plantation plays fourth club championship

    The Brunswick Plantation Golf Club played its fourth annual club championship Sept. 20-23, with the women playing on Monday and Wednesday and the men on Tuesday and Thursday.  

    Alcina Davis was first in the women’s championship flight. Moe MacDonald was second and Mae Drezek third. Dave Mambro was first in the men’s championship flight, George Tuccinardo was second and Tony Ingorgio third after a card playoff.

  • Tourney benefits Sunset Harbor-Zion Hill Fire Department

    On Sept 18, a golf benefit for the Sunset Harbor-Zion Hill Fire Department was played at Carolina National Golf Club. It was a captain’s choice scramble and 34 teams participated in the event. More than $13,000 was raised for the fire department. 

    Men’s flight 1: Tying at 57 were Jim Martin, Frank Paolicelli, Curry and Jere Jones and the team of Rick Klein, Jerry Mullin, Tom Godwin and Bill Profitt.

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  • Bob Allen wins Best Bob Tournament

    The fourth annual Best Bob Tournament was played Sept. 26 at Carolina National. Fourteen Bobs and three Bobbies competed. Bob Allen was crowned the Best Bob for the third straight year. He shot par. Bob Terwilliger won low net. Bob and Pat Collins took best team honors. Pat Terwilliger won best partner. Closest to the pin were Jane Hack and Bob Gorman. The long drive awards went to Ginny Pearson and Bob Mecanko. 

  • Worley wins Schaffler tourney

    Not allowing the storm of the year to wash out their fifth annual Sy Schaffler tournament, Lockwood Folly’s Golden Boys played the rain-shortened contest September 23-24 and Sept. 28.  

    Ernest Worley topped the field, winning the coveted Rodney Dangerfield plaid jacket, with Rich Modrowski’s second-place finish garnering the ersatz Masters green blazer.

  • Wiggins, Bergstrom Rivers Edge champions

    After being the runner-up for the previous three years, Michael Wiggins won the 2010 Rivers Edge club championship, shooting 77-71¬—148.

    Four golfers were within four strokes of Wiggins after the first round. In the second round, he shot a 32 on the front nine. He shot a 39 on the back nine for the 1-under 71.

    Betsy Bergstrom won the women’s club championship, shooting 88-90—178. She is a two-time champion, having won in 2007.

    Nancy and Alan Hughes were the low-net winners in the club championship. Each shot a 143.