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  • Oyster Bay: Going Strong from the early ’80s

    Oyster Bay Golf Course in Sunset Beach has been one of my favorites since the early 1980s, when the course first opened. Designed by Dan Maples (who also designed Pearl East, Sandpiper Bay and the Maples Course at Sea Trail), Oyster Bay is a gem that requires the golfer to think before hitting.

  • Winner of 2016 Masters: John Rae

    By Thomas Ryan Paul

  • Trojans lose three soccer games

    The West Brunswick girls’ soccer team lost three games last week.

    The Trojans lost 7-1 at Ashley on April 5 and lost 5-0 to New Hanover on April 7. West lost 4-2 to Whiteville in a non-conference game April 8 in Shallotte.

    West is 2-4 in the conference, 7-6 overall. Whiteville, a Class A team, is 9-4 overall.

    “This is what happens when we play three games in a week,” assistant Steve Nagy said. Head coach Brian Quinn was serving a red card suspension.

  • BCC beats Catawba in doubleheader

     

    Staff Report

    BOLIVIA — Brunswick Community College beat Catawba Valley Community College 12-2 in six innings in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday at  Founders Field.

    The Dolphins finished with five walks and 13 hits, one of them the game-ending home run by Ryan Clinch.

    Markel Jones was 4-for-4 with one RBI. In the fifth inning he scored from first base after an errant throw to first on an attempted pickoff.

  • Detectives seek man in Southport theft case

    Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives are looking for a man who stole a thermostat from Lowe's Home Improvement store in Southport on Dec. 18, 2015.
    The man, described only as a slender white man with short dark hair, took the Nest device, valued at $250, off a shelf, hid it in the black hoodie he was wearing and walked out of the store at 5084 Southport-Supply Road at 3:50 p.m.
    Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Seth Parmelee at 880-4881.

  • Marshals arrest two in Food Lion robbery

     

    U.S. Marshals out of Wilmington have arrested two men in connection with a March 23 robbery inside of Food Lion near Mt. Misery Road in Leland.

    Lt. Jeremy Humphries with the Leland Police Department, said that with the help of the media, anonymous tippers helped the department to identify one of the suspects as 25-year-old James Allen Staton. The second suspect, 20-year-old Jarrett Raekwan Packer, was identified by the victim of the robbery, who initially refused to cooperate with investigators. The name of the victim has not been released.

  • Sunset Beach teen found safe

      Sunset Beach Police have successfully located a teen reported missing Wednesday. According to Sunset Beach PD assistant chief of police, Brooke Erin Keegan was found to be alive and well at her home in Sunset Beach at 1:20 p.m. Thursday. He thanked everyone for getting information out regarding the case. 

     

  • Trojans win two conference games

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat Ashley 7-6 in eight innings in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference softball game April 5.

    Reliever Emily Clemmons was the winning pitcher. In four innings, she gave up five hits and one run. She struck out one and walked one. Starter Morgan Beeler gave up seven hits and five runs (three earned) in four innings. She walked two, hit one and struck out three.

  • Trojans improve to 14-1

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat Ashley High School 6-4 in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference baseball game April 5 on Mike Alderson Field.

    Winning pitcher Kevin Powers gave up four hits and four unearned runs in five innings. West made three errors. The Eagles also made three errors.

    Powers struck out three, hit one and walked one.

    Johnathan Carlyle got the save, pitching two scoreless innings. He walked one, gave up one hit and struck out three.