• Like clockwork, Lady Dolphins win

    By Sarah Sue Ingram
    Beacon correspondent
    If timing is everything, then give Swiss watches to Crystal Hicks and Kenedra Smith.
    Hicks swished a 3-pointer for the go-ahead basket and Smith grabbed the game’s most important rebound to lead Brunswick Community College to a come-from-behind 57-52 win over Spartanburg Methodist College on Sunday, Nov. 17.

  • BCC men defeat SCSA 117-107

     The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team opened its home season beating the South Carolina Sports Academy 117-107 Wednesday, Nov. 13.

    Cam Jones scored 27 points, Kalil Stuart 23, Keynan Pittman 15, Taylor Buffkin 12, Montez Loman 10 and Chris Pompey nine.

    A 3-pointer by Pompey gave the Dolphins a 19-19 lead but SCSA tied the scored 24-24 with 9 minutes, 21 seconds left in the first half. BCC scored its last six points of the half on a dunk by Pittman and two dunks by Jones.

  • Lady Dolphins open basketball season Tuesday, Oct. 29

     Coach Joe Gaughan begins his second year as coach of the Brunswick Community College women’s basketball team with his first full recruiting class.

    Briahna Dickerson is a 5-foot-8 guard from St. James High School who was team captain her senior year and averaged nearly 10 points per game. 

    Chantay Smith is a 5-foot-5 guard from East Carteret High School in Beaufort. She averaged 17 points per game her senior year and had a career single-game high of 32 points. 

  • BCC has depth for a promising basketball season

     BOLIVIA — Having signed seven players from the last year’s Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team to four-year colleges, coach Walter Shaw faced a year of rebuilding and low expectations.

    Despite the turnover, Shaw anticipates an exciting 2013-14 season for the Dolphins. 

    BCC plays its first home game at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym against South Carolina Sports Academy.

  • BCC sweeps College of The Albemarle in doubleheader

    The BCC baseball team beat College of The Albemarle 5-0 in nine innings and 6-5 in eight innings in a doubleheader Saturday at Founders Field.

    In the first game, Zachary Andrews  (9-1) gave up four hits in nine innings. He walked one and struck out four. He also picked off a runner at first in the fourth and in the eighth.

    In the third, BCC scored when Deese singled, went to second on Allen’s groundout and scored on Corbett’s single past the shortstop.

  • BCC sweeps Lenoir in Saturday doubleheader

     BOLIVIA—The Brunswick Community College baseball team beat Lenoir 8-0 and 4-2 in seven-inning games Saturday at Founders Field.

    In the first game, started Zachary Andrews (5-1) gave up three hits in seven innings. He struck out seven and walked none.

    BCC (14-4) finished with 12 hits, and two of those were home runs by Ryan Brendle and Johnathan Corbett.

  • BCC teams lose in second round

    Staff Report

    The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team lost 87-86 in overtime to host USC Salkehatchie in the second round Friday of the National Junior Community College Association Division I, Region 10, championship tournament.
    The tourney was a qualifier for the NJCAA national tourney March 18-23 at the Hutchinson Sports Arena in
Hutchinson, Kan.

  • Pitching is stellar in BCC victories

    Staff Report

    WHITEVILLE—The Brunswick Community College baseball team beat Southeastern Community College 1-0 and 3-2 in a doubleheader Saturday.
    Zachary Andrews struck out nine batters in the nine-inning 1-0 victory. He gave up two hits and he hit two batters.
    BCC scored an unearned run in the eighth on a two-out, two-strike single to center by Johnathan Corbett. The hit scored Brett Fraley, who had reached on a one-out error, went to second on a sacrifice by Ryan Hill and advanced to third on a single by Hunter Allen.

  • BCC beats PHCC, improves to 7-3

    Staff Report

    The Dolphins split a doubleheader Saturday against Patrick Henry Community College, losing the first game 2-0 but winning the second game 7-0.
    In the 7-0 victory, Keaton Oaks was the winning pitcher, giving up four hits in the seven-inning game. He walked three and struck out four.
    The Dolphins finished with 11 hits. Ryan Maksim was 2-for-2 with a walk and three RBIs. Michael Deese hit two triples and had one RBI. Ryan Brendle was 2-for-4 with a double. Johnathan Corbett had two RBIs. Ryan Hill was 2-for-3.

  • BCC teams set for Region 10 tourneys

    Staff Report

    The Brunswick Community College basketball teams play this week in Region 10 championship tournaments.
    The Lady Dolphins (5-9, and seeded No. 4) open the tourney Friday at Patrick Henry Community College in Martinsville, Va., against Cape Fear (5-9 and seeded No. 5). BCC has beaten Cape Fear twice this season.
    These are the other first-round games: Catawba Valley vs. Guilford Tech; Louisburg vs. Wake Tech; Lenoir vs. Patrick Henry.