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Community Sports

  • Dixie Youth meeting Jan. 13
     Dixie Youth meeting Dixie Youth Softball and Baseball will have a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at Shallotte First Baptist Church. Officers for the 2015 season will be elected. For more information, call Brian Walker at  (910) 734-3946.
  • Lockwood Folly Dixie sign-ups
    Lockwood Folly Dixie sign-ups Lockwood Folly Dixie Youth Baseball and Softball sign-ups are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 17, Jan. 24, Jan. 31, Feb. 7 and Feb. 14, at Cedar Grove Middle School. Sign-ups are also 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day at the Supply Fire Department. Fee is $55 for one player, $100 for two, $150 for three. Fee for Wee/Tee ball is $45.
  • 2015 calendar: Instruction, senior events
      Tennis lessons Adult tennis lessons at Ocean Isle Beach Park Tennis Center are
Wednesdays, March 25 to April 29
and May 6 to June 10.
Beginners meet 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Intermediate lessons are 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Fee: $70 per person. Call 253-2583 for more information. 
Registration required.
Adult lessons at Smithville District Park are Wednesdays, March 11 to April 29. Teens and adult beginners meet 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Fee: $100 per person.
Registration required. Go to www.rdutennis.net or email brian@rdutennis.net
 Call 253-2670 for more information.



  • 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.