Today's News

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    On Jan. 23, the BMGA team of Bob Nobes, Chuck Hornfeck, Ron Arvidson and a draw came won at +8 an event that counted one gross and one net ball. The team of Mike Prokop, Paul Salerno, Les Craft and Bob Janovic was second. In third were Dave Harper, George Edwards, Tom Kronyak and a draw.

  • How to successfully mooch off your family and friends

    Mooching is a fine art, and one that golfers need to learn. Here’s why:
    Maybe you belong to a golf club; perhaps you live on an excellent course. You can play every day, all day, whenever you want. It’s glorious.

  • Courtesy, core values and the road warriors

    By Zack Flaccavento
    Ace Level Participant, TFTBC

  • Fly fishing for women

    By the N.C. Wildlife
    Resources Commission

  • Many reports of January flounder unusual

    The mild winter is certainly having a positive effect on Brunswick County inshore fishing, especially compared to last year’s harsh stay-at-home conditions. I can’t remember a January in local waters when I have gotten so many reports from anglers catching flounder. The redfish schools roaming the shallows are huge and accessible just about every day.

  • Conference wrestling tourney Saturday

    Staff Report

    The three county high school wrestling teams will compete Saturday in the conference championship tournament at North Brunswick. The tourney is set to begin at 10 a.m. and competition will take place on two mats.
    The county middle schools will also have their championship tourney on Saturday at North. Wrestlers will compete in eight-wrestler brackets. Leland Middle School is the defending champion.
    Middle school
    wrestling tourney

  • VIDEO INCLUDED North Brunswick’s Keilin Rayner selects Duke; Jaron Smyre selects Campbell


    LELAND—North Brunswick High School football player Keilin Rayner has decided to play football at Duke University.

    He announced his decision on signing day, Feb. 1, at North Brunswick High School.

    Teammate and running back Jaron Smyre also signed that day, selecting Campbell University.

    As late as Jan. 25, Rayner was undecided.

    “He has narrowed it down to Duke and ECU, his high school coach, Garry Bishop, said Jan. 25.

  • McCumbee opens season in new series

    Staff Report

    The No. 3 C.J. Wilson Racing Mazda Speed driven by Chad McCumbee and Jason Saini finished 15th in the ST class in the season-opening Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge BMW Performance 200 Friday at Daytona International Speedway.
    The team qualified 28th and completed all 58 laps at an average speed of 80.977 mph.

  • Sports brief

    Brunswick Senior Bowling League
    Jan. 18 at Planet Fun
    Game: 1. Peggy Benton, Karen Manor, 182; 2. Susann Thompson, 180. Series: 1. Karen Manor, 466; 2. Susann Thompson, 462; 3. MaryJane Scrivani, 444. Handicap game: 1. Linda Baxter, 248; 2. Peggy Benton, Susan Fehringer, 245. Handicap series: 1. Susan Fehringer, 677; 2. Susann Thompson, 645; 3. MaryJane Scrivani, 636.

  • Sports calendar

    Brunswick umpires’ meeting Feb. 5
    The Brunswick County Umpires Association is seeking baseball and softball umpires for the 2012 season.
    Those interested must have knowledge of the game, be able to attend clinics and meetings, pass certification and be able to travel. Members’ fee and certification fee are also mandatory.
    The first meeting will be 2 p.m. Feb. 5 at Shallotte Dixie Youth Park. Call Frank Fries at (910) 754-2291 or email ump33@atmc.net for more information.