Community Sports

  • Sports calendar
    Adult Halloween tennis tournament The adult Halloween tennis tournament, organized by Brunswick Parks and Recreation, is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27 at Ocean Isle Beach Park (rain date is Oct. 28). This is for intermediate and advanced tennis players ages 18 and older. Singles fee is $15. Century doubles fee is $25. Same gender and mixed doubles fee is $25. Costumes encouraged. For more information, call 253-2583 or email rmchugh@brunsco.net.
  • Shock remains unbeaten for the year
    The Brush Dental Shock 13U girls’ soccer team won a tough match 1-0 to remain unbeaten for the year. The Shock again played up two full-age divisions against 15- and 16-year-old girls. Despite being greatly undersized, the Shock was able to shut out its third opponent out of four it has faced this year. “The Shock prides itself on being the most fit team on the field and use constant pressure on the ball to wear teams down,” coach Mark Giordano said.
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    Race Oct. 13 benefits Parkinson’s research The Mary Lu Blasdell Memorial 5K Run/Walk is 8:30 a.m. Oct. 13 at the pavilion off Jordan Boulevard underneath the Holden Beach Bridge. All proceeds go to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Gold’s Gym, Shallotte, sponsors the race. Entry fee before Oct. 6 is $10; race day, $15. Call 754-2270 for more information. Visit Gold’s Gym to register or register at active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2058848.
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    Youth wrestling NCWAY Youth Wrestling for those ages 5-12 is being offered 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the North Brunswick High School auxiliary gym. The cost is $20.
  • Shock starts season with 5-0 win
    The Brush Dental Shock U13 girls’ soccer team started its new season with a 5-0 win in the Pleasure Island Soccer Association. “The Shock have new challenges this year, playing on a full-sized field 11-against-11 for the first time,” coach Mark Giordano said. “The team did a great job of keeping their spacing and passing to open players creating scoring opportunities.” Mia Adcock led the Shock with two scores, and Ashley Oakes, Caroline Hawthorne and Kira Frawley each scored one.
  • Carly White: Conference Carolinas Player of Week
    Mount Olive’s Carly White has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week during week No. two of the 2012 season. The junior middle blocker, who is a West Brunswick High School graduate, recorded 17 kills in Mount Olive’s three-set win over Peach Belt Conference member UNC Pembroke and reached double figures in kills in all four matches at the MOC Invitational as the Trojans posted a 3-1 record and finished as tournament runner-up, coming within two points of winning the title.
  • Ocean City Chevrolet aids Brunswick United Soccer Club
    In the spirit of teamwork taught by youth sports, Ocean City Chevrolet is teaming up with Brunswick United Soccer Club to provide their players and coaches soccer kits filled with equipment bags, pop-up nets, sport cones, scrimmage vests, T-shirts, a sponsorship check for $500 and an opportunity to help raise funds.
  • Golf tournaments
    Brunswick Closer to Home tourney Sept. 26 On Sept. 26, the Brunswick Plantation Ladies Golf Association is hosting a golf tournament to benefit Lower Cape Fear Hospice, in particular, the new SECU Hospice House of Brunswick in Supply. The day will begin with breakfast and registration at 7:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Format is captain’s choice.
  • Sports updates
    McCumbee, Saini 31st in sports car race Chad McCumbee and Jason Saini finished 31st out of 34 entries in the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge action at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Saturday in Monterey, Calif. They completed 54 of 71 laps in their C.J. Wilson Racing Mazda MX-5.
  • West loses conference opener in tennis
    Staff Report West Bladen’s Lady Knights beat West Brunswick 7-2 Sept. 6 in conference match. The Trojans’ only victories were by Penny Watts at No. 1 singles and Anna James at No. 4 singles. West Bladen is 2-2 in the conference, 5-2 overall. West Brunswick is 0-2 in the conference.