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Community Sports

  • Sports calendar
    Race April 28 benefits Girls on the Run The Naberdodge.com 5K Run is set for 8 a.m. April 28 at Ocean Isle Beach. The race, on East First Street and East Second Street between Monroe Street and Raleigh Street, benefits the Girls on the Run, Girls on Track and Stride programs in Brunswick County. The fee for the race, presented by the Rotary Clubs of Brunswick County, is $25 until April 19, $30 April 20-26 and $35 on race day. Register at SPORToften.com (keyword is GOTR and STRIDE 5K).
  • Ocean Flippers win S.C. Junior Olympics title
    Staff Report At the state championships in Rock Hill, S.C., the Ocean Flippers, based in Little River, S.C., won team level 10 with the highest all-around score of the meet from Gilly Hogue, of Surfside, S.C., with a 38.00. The Flippers also won level 9 with the highest score of 37.025 from April Bass, Carolina Beach. It had another level 9 winner, Marley McCall, 10, of North Myrtle Beach.
  • BCTA has first junior tennis open
    David Stackhouse from Southport won the boys’ 16s singles tournament at the first Brunswick County Junior Tennis Open last weekend at the Ocean Isle Beach Park Tennis Center. The event was the first USTA-sanctioned junior tourney in the county and drew more than 55 players. Brunswick County Tennis Association, Sunset Properties, D&D Tennis and Papa Johns sponsored the tourney. Joan Cox was tournament referee and Ron Watts was tournament director.
  • Sports briefs
    Weekly Scores for Planet Fun HumpDay Fun: Amy Harrelson 257-246-207-710, Jeff Kelly 236-222-650, Jeff Harrelson 237-204-617, Scott Broadway 224-203-610, Randy Brown 226, Ed Lunski 213, Ed Ambrose 210, Susan McCall 211-513, Brian Formyduval 207, Lonnie Perryman 206, Randy Lingerfelt 204, Glen Gray 204, Mike Kuapushinsky 203, Bill Raphael 201, Zach Bailey 201, Gene Marshburn Jr 200, Sam Harris 200.
  • Ocean City Chevrolet aids local leagues
    Staff Report Ocean City Chevrolet will be a partner with the Waccamaw Athletic Association and Lockwood Folly Dixie Youth in Brunswick County this season. Ocean City Chevrolet has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment, instructional clinics, a monetary donation and an opportunity to raise an additional $10,000 through a Chevrolet vehicle sweepstakes. The program began March 1 and runs through July 15.
  • ACC All-Stars at BCC on April 5
    On April 5, the ACC All-Stars will appear in Bolivia for a basketball game at Brunswick Community College. This year’s roster is headlined by ACC Player of the Year Tyler Zeller and the seniors from UNC Chapel Hill, Duke’s Miles Plumlee and N.C State’s C.J. Williams and Alex Johnson. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the game begins at 7:30 p.m.
  • The First Tee winter tour
    By Greg Hensley TFTBC ace-level participant Some of Brunswick County’s best young golfers joined coaches from The First Tee of Brunswick County for four rounds of winter golf competition at one of the area’s finest facilities, Ocean Ridge Plantation. The first two rounds were contested in a team scramble format and the final two were individual medal play. Contestants earned points for their finishing positions in three divisions with the winners being those with the highest point total.
  • Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational at West Brunswick High School
    Baseball April 9: 10 a.m.: Durham Riverside vs. North Brunswick (Game 1); 1 p.m.: Scotland County vs. South Brunswick (Game 2); 4 p.m.: South Stanly vs. West Brunswick JV (Game 3); 7 p.m.: Harrell’s Christian Academy vs. West Brunswick (Game 4). April 10: 10 a.m. Loser Game 1 vs. loser Game 3 (Game 5); 1 p.m.: loser Game 2 vs. loser Game 4 (Game 6); 4 p.m.: winner Game 1 vs. winner Game 3 (Game 7); 7 p.m.: winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 4 (Game 8).
  • West golfers second in first tourney
    Staff Report The West Brunswick High School boys’ golf team finished second in the season-opening conference tournament March 12 at Whiteville Country Club. West Bladen finished first at 324. West was second at 329, South third at 339 and North fourth at 392 in the seven-team tourney. West Bladen’s Blake Baysden finished first and shot a 1-over 73 on the 6,329-yard course.
  • South shuts out Trojans in tennis
    BOILING SPRING LAKES—The South Brunswick High School boys’ tennis team remained unbeaten in the conference by beating West Brunswick 9-0 March 15. South is 3-0 in the conference, 8-1 overall after a victory Friday over Ashley. In singles, Edwin Burnett defeated Jason Watts 6-2, 6-1. At No. 2, Gabe Azzato defeated Jason Huff 6-3, 7-6 (6) in the longest singles match of the day. At. No. 3, Caleb Stanley beat Seth Strickland 6-1, 6-1 At No. 4, Noah Pieper defeated Ray King 6-2, 6-0.