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Today's News

  • Hoggard rolls to 50-0 victory over Scorpions

     By Ed Hullings

    Beacon Correspondent

     

    LELAND – A standing room only crowd as the Scorpions celebrated homecoming and the Hoggard fans came in droves to watch their powerful team in its quest for an undefeated season.  The North Brunswick Scorpions had just scored their first victory of the season last week over South Brunswick and were prepared to keep that winning streak going against the Vikings.

  • #TrojanPride in full force at Homecoming game

     I had a wonderful high school experience. In hindsight, I don’t have anything negative to say about my four years at West Brunswick High School. When the greatest class to ever roam the halls on Whiteville Road in Shallotte left in 2005, we took a lot of great memories with us.

    Let me precede everything else in my weekly column with this – nothing I’m saying is a negative toward the principals and other leaders at West since I was there in the middle of the last decade.

  • Trojans dominate second half in Homecoming victory

     SHALLOTTE – On Homecoming night at M.H. Rourk Stadium, it was West Brunswick’s defense that was king.

    A stingy and opportunistic Trojan defense forced four turnovers, registered five sacks and scored on an interception return, turning what was a close game into a one-sided affair.

    Senior defensive back Jelen Jones-Bey returned an interception 62 yards for a touchdown on the third play from scrimmage of the second half and West scored 28 unanswered points after halftime in a 35-7 victory.

  • Powder Puff! Girls duke it out on football field

     West Brunswick held its annual Powder Puff game last week in Shallotte. 

  • WBHS Homecoming photos

     Scroll through the slideshow to see photos from last week's Homecoming celebration at West Brunswick High School. 

  • Brunswick County Sheriff's Office reports

    Released at 4:56 p.m. Oct. 25, 2017, by Emily B. Flax, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office public information officer/community engagement
    253-2906

  • North Brunswick captures three consecutive AJROTC wins

     Shooting its highest score of the season, the North Brunswick AJROTC squad defeated Marion High School’s AJROTC team 1,062-1,014 on Saturday, Oct. 21, in the National Air Rifle League. The Scorpions recorded their third consecutive win and lead their division with a 3-0 record.

    Ashley Buenrostro led the Scorpions with 274 points. Other top contributors were Justin Asbury, Jennifer Buenrostro and Katherine Kelly. George L. Williams coaches the North Brunswick squad.

  • Brunswick Football League Standings

     The Brunswick Football League will host its annual slate of bowl games Saturday, Oct. 28, at Town Creek Park in Winnabow.

    Below are the league standings and schedule of games this week.

     

    Standings

     

    Senior Division

    Cougars 7-1

    Bucs 7-1

    Chiefs 4-4

    Pirates 3-5

    Panthers 3-5

    Bulldogs 0-8

     

    Junior Division

     

    Panthers 8-0

    Chiefs 7-1

    Bucs 5-3

    Pirates 2-6

  • Jessie Mae Monroe students raise money during color run

     Members of the Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary School Intensity Boys Running Club participated in the Search 5K Color Run on Oct. 14. Jessie Mae Monroe had the second-most participants in the event, which earned the school $300. 

  • BCTA donates shoes and more to Shallotte Middle

     The Brunswick County Tennis Association (BCTA) donated tennis shoes and balls to Shallotte Middle School for students to use during physical education class. Pictured are BCTA’s Karen Holbrook and Terry Murphy, a P.E. teacher at Shallotte Middle.