• BCC coach Burke nominated for YMCA Achievement Award

      Ashlyn Burke, head women’s basketball coach and assistant athletics director for Brunswick Community College, has been nominated for a YWCA Women of Achievement Award.

  • North Brunswick’s Reed, Zacek sign with BCC baseball

     LELAND—North Brunswick High School seniors Dylan Reed and David Zacek signed letters of intent March 20 to attend Brunswick Community College and play baseball.

    Reed, the son of David and Janet Reed, is a pitcher and third baseman. Zacek, the son of David and Shelley Zacek, is a left-handed pitcher and outfielder. They were members of the Scorpion team last year that reached the Eastern Regional in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 2A state playoffs.

  • BCC, Lakeland split baseball games with dramatic endings

     The Brunswick Community College and Lakeland Community College (Kirtland, Ohio) baseball teams played a doubleheader March 14 with dramatic endings.

    In the first game, Laker freshman first baseman Drew Kissinger used all of his 6-foot-2, 215-pound frame in lofting a three-run home run to deep center field—the final three runs in a 10-run seventh-inning rally and a 14-12 victory.

  • BCC’s Michael Green throws second straight no-hitter

     Michael Green’s bid for a second straight perfect game ended when he hit the first Patrick Henry Community College batter he faced Saturday, but by the end of the eighth inning he had completed a second straight no-hitter. Until his last two starts, Green had never thrown a no-hitter.

    BCC (9-5) beat the Patriots 9-1 in eight innings, and Green struck out seven batters.

    Green, a sophomore who has signed with Winthrop University, threw a five-inning perfect game on March 4. Against Patrick Henry, Green walked three and hit two.

  • BCC men win on Sophomore Day

     On Sophomore Day, sophomores Marcus Graham and Steve Johnson led a second-half rally as the Brunswick Community College basketball team beat USC Sumter 92-87 Sunday on Walter Shaw Court at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    Graham finished with 28 points and Johnson 11. Tre Francisco scored 19 points, sophomore Kameko Walls 13 and sophomore Alex Tucker 11.

    BCC trailed 44-37 at the half but Graham scored 13 points and Johnson scored 10 as the Dolphins took a 69-55 lead with nine minutes left.

  • BCC rallies in ninth, wins in 10th against Stanly

     The Brunswick Community College baseball team beat Stanly Community College 6-5 in 10 innings Saturday, scoring two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the score 5-5 and then scoring the winning run in the 10th on sophomore center fielder Ryan Collins’ double.

    The score was tied 3-3 in the eighth but Stanly scored on a run on a wild pitch and scored in the ninth on a home run.

  • VIDEO INCLUDED BCC men defeat Aiken Tech, 80-76

     The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team avenged a 30-point loss to Aiken Tech by beating the Knights 80-76 Sunday on Walter Shaw Court in the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics gym.

    The Knights hit eight 3-pointers in the first half but BCC held them to none in the second half. The BCC defense held the Knights to three points in the final 3 minutes, 21 seconds.

    For BCC (13-11), Steve Johnson scored 25 points, Quinton Morrow 15, Kameko Walls 11 and Marcus Graham 10.

  • Dolphins defeat Spartanburg Prep

     Quinton Morrow made two steals in the final minute to help Brunswick Community College beat Spartanburg Prep 68-57 Sunday on Walter Shaw Court at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    For BCC (12-10), Steve Johnson scored 13 points, Morrow 11 and Alex Tucker nine.

    BCC led 41-28 at the half and maintained the 13-point lead as Tucker scored seven of the Dolphins’ first 10 points. Tucker later suffered an apparent leg injury and did not return.

  • BCC beats Albemarle 6-2

     The Brunswick Community College baseball team won two of three games over the weekend against College of the Albemarle.

    BCC split two seven-inning games Saturday, winning 9-2 and losing 4-3. Starter Brock Holmes left the game with a 1-0 lead in the sixth inning. Albemarle scored four runs and held off a BCC rally in the seventh.

    BCC beat Albemarle 6-2 in a nine-inning game Sunday. BCC scored all six runs in the fourth inning.

  • BCC basketball teams lose in tourneys


    The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball season ended Friday in a 67-66 loss to Clinton in a semifinal of the Region 10 championship tournament at Voorhees College.

    BCC had beaten Clinton 79-72 on Feb. 5 and 86-79 on Feb. 13.

    Clinton, seeded last and with an 8-18 record entering the tourney, built a lead against BCC with an energetic running game and more shooting attempts from the paint instead of under the basket.