Community Sports

  • Sports calendar
     Fishing seminar Capt. Jimmy Price will present a free fishing seminar from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Coastal Consumer Showcase at the St. James Community Center. For more information call the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce at (910) 457-6964.   Lucky Leprechaun 5K March 15
  • Norris wins Bell & Bell V8 championship
    By Patsy Thompkins-Keisler Special to The Beacon The Bell & Bell Vintage Modified Series finished its regular racing season Oct. 5 at Dublin Motor Speedway. To no one’s surprise, the fastest qualifier was Cameron Norris III of Sandy Creek. Norris consistently has been the front-runner in the V8 division. Sherman Garris, of Conway, S.C., was fastest qualifier in the 6-cylinder division. Norris and Garris had to  start in positions 9 and 10 because of rules regarding a previous race victory.
  • North Brunswick Scorpions trampled by Stallions 41-20
    By Jules Sacchetti Beacon Correspondent LELAND — The North Brunswick High School football Scorpions faced the Southwest Onslow Stallions, a tradition-rich program, Friday night, Oct. 11, and lost 41-20. The Stallions, who won North Carolina High School AA championship last year, are 5-2. North Brunswick also is 5-2.
  • Cougars, Pirates sweep Trojans in volleyball
    By Sarah Sue Ingram Beacon correspondent BOILING SPRING LAKES — Whenever West Brunswick and South Brunswick play each other in volleyball, somebody might as well cue up The Eagles’ song “Take It to the Limit.” That’s what the two cross-county rivals seem to do every time they play. They played another five-setter Tuesday, Oct. 1, before the Cougars won 22-25, 25-19, 22-25, 25-16, 15-13.
  • Unbeaten Scorpions on a roll
    By Jules Sacchetti Special to The Beacon LAKE WACCAMAW — The North Brunswick Scorpions’ football team is undefeated and on a major roll, firing on all cylinders. The Scorpions beat East Columbus Gators 49-0 Friday, Sept. 6, at the Gators’ home field, the Swamp. The offense rolled to a 49-0 victory this week after a 47-0 blowout last week. The defense has recorded two straight shutouts. The kicking game is recording extra points and field goals, and placing the team in good field position.
  • Southern Durham topples South, 62-14
    By Sam Hickman Staff Writer BOILING SPRING LAKES — Southern Durham scored on each of its six first-half possessions on its way to a 62-14 victory Friday, Sept. 6, against South Brunswick in a non-conference high school football game.
  • LGA wins 2013 Lockwood Folly Cup
    By Janette Schroeder Special to The Beacon For the second consecutive year, members of the Lockwood Folly Ladies Association defeated the Lockwood Men’s Golf Association in the annual battle for the Lockwood Cup. In what proved to be an exciting and competitive match, the ladies defeated the men 475-479.
  • Bulldogs shut out Cougars
    By Shannon Leslie Special to The Beacon BOILING SPRING LAKES— South Brunswick’s only form of defense that could stop Wallace Rose-Hill on Friday night was the weather. When the Bulldogs scored their fourth touchdown, the sound of thunder caused a 14-hour delay that left the game fixed at 27-0 awaiting an extra point. On Saturday, Aug. 24, the Bulldogs answered the 10 a.m. game-time whistle with an extra point. They added two touchdowns and a 30-yard field-goal en route to a 45-0 victory over the Cougars.
  • Three cheers for West cheer camp
    By Sarah Sue Ingram Beacon Correspondent This time the people who usually do the cheering were being cheered. The West Brunswick Little Girls Cheer Camp culminated July 31 with a showcase of cheers, stunts and dances the campers had learned. One side of the Trojan gymnasium was almost packed with the campers’ siblings, parents, grandparents, other family members and friends. The prospective cheerleaders ranged from 3 to 13 in age.
  • Trying to please two
    By Sarah Sue Ingram Beacon correspondent Is it hard to please two bosses? Do Spencer Reid on “Criminal Minds” and Stephanie Abrams on The Weather Channel talk fast? Are air conditioning and the bilge pump two of the greatest inventions? The answers are yes, yes and yes. Gray Cheers and Tyler Stanley know all about trying to please two—coaches, that is.