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Community Sports

  • West wins home finale in CCSSL game
    Staff Report Playing its last home game in its first season in the Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League, West Brunswick beat Laney 15-7 July 16. West, which has already clinched the Southeast Conference title, improved to 12-0. West trailed 6-5 entering the fifth inning but scored six runs after a two-out error. On a 3-2 count with the bases loaded, Hunter Howard hit a three-run double that gave West a 10-6 lead.
  • Dixie Angels win openers in state tourney
    Staff Report The Brunswick County Dixie Angels softball team (ages 9-10) won its first two games in the state tournament in Eden. Brunswick beat Reidsville 11-0 on Saturday night. Amanda Phillips was the winning pitcher. She pitched two innings. Savannah Branch and Katelyn Fulford pitched one each. The girls combined on a no-hitter. Katelyn Fulford had two hits. Branch, Catherine Grainger and Savannah Richmond each had hits.
  • Sports briefs
    Leland Parks and Recreation July update Boot camp Rev up your metabolism with a full-body workout combining cardio bursts, athletic drills and strength training exercises. This class will utilize the outdoor park when weather permits. Modifications will be offered for all fitness levels. Bring water, an exercise mat and a towel. Leland Municipal Park, 102 Town Hall Drive, every Monday and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Fee is $40 for the month or $8 for a drop-in class. Call 332-4823 to register. Fit over 50
  • West wins again in CCSSL
    Staff Report The West Brunswick baseball team improved to 9-0 in the Central Carolina Summer Scholastic League by beating Hoke County 12-2 in six innings July 3 at West. Hoke, in a difference conference from West Brunswick, dropped to 0-9 in the CCSSL.
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    BCC cheerleading camp BCC will be the site for a cheerleading camp 9 a.m.-noon July 23-26 for girls and boys ages 4-14. Early registration is $45 and will end July 15. You may register for the camp on the day of the camp for $60. Each fee covers a camp T-shirt.
  • Dixie tourneys begin this weekend
    Staff Report Two Dixie Baseball state tournaments will take place July 14-19 at Smithville Park in Southport. Ten teams are competing in the Dixie Boys state tournament. Host Brunswick County plays its first game at 7 p.m. Saturday on Field 2 against Burgaw. If Brunswick wins, it plays 7 p.m. Sunday on Field 2 against either Hope Mills or Columbus County. If Brunswick loses its first game, it plays a loser-out game at 4:30 p.m. Monday on Field 2.
  • Sports calendar
    Fitness classes Water fitness Class is Monday through Thursday at The Winds Beach Resort, Ocean Isle Beach. Class will run through Sept 27. Fee varies depending on the number of classes you attend.  Call Ruthie McHugh at 253-2583 for more information. Zumba fitness class is Tuesday and Thursday at Body Dimension in Shallotte. Class is 8-9 a.m. through Sept 27. Fee is $35 per month or $10 per drop-in. Call Ruthie McHugh at 253-2583 for more information.
  • Jadyn Parker sets state record
    Staff Report The sons of two former outstanding Brunswick County athletes are showing signs they may have outstanding athletic careers, too. Jadyn Parker, 10, and Brandyn Johnson, 12, are the sons of Irene (Johnson) Parker, a West Brunswick High School graduate who was a state champion in the triple jump, and Carl Parker Jr., a former basketball star at South Brunswick High School who had a stellar career at the College of William & Mary.
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    Youth swim lessons Brunswick County is youth swim lessons for ages 4-10 at the Winds Beach Resort in Ocean Isle Beach. There are six sessions to choose from. Class is 5:45-7:30 p.m. Call 253-2583 to register.
  • Milliken wins for third time at Myrtle Beach Speedway
    By Bill Hennecy   Special to The Beacon MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.—Justin Milliken scored his third win of the season Saturday in the Whelen All-American Late Model series at the NASCAR-sanctioned Myrtle Beach Speedway.