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Today's News

  • Trojans lose baseball game to North Myrtle Beach

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick baseball team lost 5-0 to North Myrtle Beach (S.C.) High School in the Trojan Invitational on Friday at Mike Alderson Field.

    West (1-1) was held to three hits in the seven-inning game. West batters struck out 12 times. On defense, a passed ball indirectly led to a run and a dropped fly ball indirectly led to another run.

  • Trojans lose lacrosse games to St. James

    St. James 10

    WBHS 1

    St. James (Murrells Inlet, S.C.) beat West Brunswick 10-1 in the Trojans’ second lacrosse game of the season March 2 at St. James.

    St. James scored the game’s first goal with 8.2 seconds left in the first quarter.

    The Sharks scored three goals in the final 2:04 of the half in taking a 6-0 lead.

    St. James’ Kyrese Vereen and West’s Brandon Wehrly, both seniors, were ejected for fighting as the first half ended.

  • Mideastern 3A/4A Conference announces winter all-conference teams

    South Brunswick swimmers Tyler Bowersox and McKenzie White are Mideastern 3A/4A Conference Swimmers of the Year.

    Coaches in the seven-team conference made the selections.

    White, a junior, won two events in the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference swim championships Jan. 27 in Wilmington.

    White won the 100-yard backstroke (1 minute, 2.82 seconds) almost 2 seconds ahead of 17 other swimmers.

    She won the butterfly (1:02.47) 1.36 seconds ahead of 10 other swimmers.

    Bowersox, a senior, also won two events in the MEC swim championships.

  • Trojan soccer team opens with two victories

    The West Brunswick girls’ soccer team opened its season with two victories, beating Whiteville and South Columbus by 5-0 scores.

    On Feb. 28 at Whiteville, senior midfielder Claire McNeil scored three goals, senior forward Amberlee Fogel one and sophomore forward Greer Josselyn one.

    On March 1 at South Columbus, Fogel scored twice, McNeil once, freshman midfielder Sidney Jones once and junior forward Hannah Mellen once.

  • Sports calendar

    Relay for Life

    basketball game March 10

    The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Department takes on the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department in their annual charity basketball game to benefit Brunswick County Relay For Life. The event takes place March 10 at the South Brunswick High School gymnasium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the opening ceremony begins at 6:15 pm.

  • Basketball games March 18 to raise funds for kidney transplant

    Kidney transplant

    benefit March 18

    A basketball tournament to raise money for a kidney transplant for Christa Daniels will begin at 12:30 p.m. March 18 at the West Brunswick High School gym. Brunswick County Sheriff’s Department will be one of the team. A youth basketball tournament between Brunswick and Columbus counties will also take place before the championship round. Admission is $5; those 13 or younger admitted free. There will be music, 50-50 raffle and concession stand. Other donations will be accepted.

     

    Relay for Life

  • Brunswick County to re-open Section 8 waiting list

    By approval of the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners, the Brunswick County Public Housing Agency will re-open the Section 8 waiting list effective March 23 to the first 250 applicants.

    Families who apply must meet income eligibility requirements.

    A preliminary application can be completed at the Brunswick County Public Housing office in Building B of the Brunswick County Government Complex in Bolivia, or request an application by mail by calling 253-2222. Applications will be accepted Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Rouzer to host town hall March 6 in Bolivia

    Congressman David Rouzer will host a 7th District Town Hall from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, March 6, to hear constituent concerns and discuss the priorities of the 115th Congress.

    It will take place at Brunswick Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium, 150 College Road NE, Bolivia.

    Constituents will have the opportunity to ask Rouzer questions on legislation, current events and potential casework.

    All are invited.

  • West Brunswick beats North Brunswick in softball

    Staff Report

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 9-4 in a non-conference softball game Feb. 28 at West.

    The game was the season opener for each team.

    Winning pitcher Morgan Beeler gave up two hits and four runs in five innings. She walked eight, hit two and struck out 11.

    The four runs Beeler gave up were a grand slam to opposing pitcher Jessica Williams.

    West reliever Taylor Pigott struck out two and hit one in two scoreless innings.

    The Trojans finished with 11 hits and six walks.

  • New coach for West Brunswick boys basketball in 2017-18

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick will have a new boys’ basketball coach for the 2017-18 season.

    Eric Davis resigned Feb. 28, West athletics director Jimmy Fletcher said.

    “He wants to be a principal,” Fletcher said. “It is something we talked about before. He just wants to get into administration.

    “So, we’ll start searching immediately.”

    Davis revived the Trojan boys’ basketball program.

    “We had won like three games in three years, maybe not that bad,” Fletcher said.