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  • West Brunswick wrestlers split two home matches

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick wrestling team split two matches against Purnell Swett and South View Nov. 22 at West.

    These were the first wrestling matches this season at West. The Trojans beat South View 47-36 and lost 41-39 to Purnell Swett.

    Against South View, the Trojan lost the opening match at 120 pounds but senior Harrison Campbell won by fall in 1 minute, 24 seconds at 126 pounds and junior Brandon Reisen won by fall in 1:13 at 132 pounds against South View, giving West a 12-6 lead.

  • VIDEO: Matthew Tippett wrestling

    West Brunswick senior Matthew Tippett clinches victory against South View. He wins by fall in second period in 120-pound match Nov. 22. Last part of match shown.

  • VIDEO: Lincoln Simpson wrestling

    West Brunswick junior Lincoln Simpson wins by fall in 17 seconds against South View in 285-pound match Nov. 22.

  • VIDEO: Matthew Smith wrestling

    West Brunswick freshman Matthew Smith wins by fall in 32 seconds against South View in 106-pound match Nov. 22. Last part of match shown.

  • VIDEO: Harrison Campbell wrestling

    West Brunswick senior Harrison Campbell wins by fall in 1:24 against South View in 126-pound match Nov. 22. Last part of match shown.

  • VIDEO: Harrison Campbell wreslting

    West Brunsiwck senior Harrison Campbell wins by fall in 1:24 against South View in 126-pound match Nov. 22. Last part of match shown.

  • District court docket

     The following cases were adjudicated over two days of District Criminal Court on Nov. 7 and 10 in Bolivia.

    Codes: PG, pleaded guilty; PNG/NG, pleaded not guilty, found not guilty; PNG/G, pleaded not guilty, found guilty; BCDF, Brunswick County Detention Facility; NCDOC, North Carolina Department of Correction.

     

    Monday, Nov. 7

    Judge Pauline Hankins presided over the following cases with prosecutors Shirley Smircic and Troy Cronk and courtroom clerk Kimberly Gonzalez:

  • Don’t blame the turkey

     You always hear about people falling asleep after a big Thanksgiving meal and blaming it on the turkey.

    According to Chow Line from The Ohio State University Extension, this is just one of those urban myths that isn’t true:

  • Thanksgiving food rules for pets

     For many Americans, the day after Thanksgiving should be called “leftovers.” For many American pets, it should be called “GI upset.” That’s because too many pets will be fed too many leftover foods that will result in too many, er, potty breaks. To help your pet avoid the “leftover runs” or worse, follow my Thanksgiving Food Rules for pets.

     

    Pace your Pets

  • ThanksLIVING: a year-round state of mind

     By Linda Arnold

     

    Thanksgiving is my second favorite holiday — only to be surpassed by New Year’s Day — the ultimate new beginning (but that’s another column!)