Community Sports

  • Sports calendar
    Zumbathon is April 26 at BCC Brunswick Community College student-athletes will host a Zumbathon from 6-8 p.m. April 26 to help raise money for the 2012 Relay for Life. The Zumbathon will be a $10 donation and will be on campus at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness and Aquatics Center. Adult men’s, women’s softball
  • Ocean Ridge Bowling League honors champs
    Staff report On March 29, the Ocean Ridge Bowling League ended its 13th season with an awards banquet at Planet Fun’s Starz Restaurant in Shallotte. Many of the 104 league members and 40 substitutes who bowl during the season, including many spouses, were in attendance as league president Steve Miller presented the awards. Team awards Overall team winner: O’Henry (Mary Fitzgerald, Roberta Goryance, Henry Re and Ed Riggs).
  • Shallotte Shock remains unbeaten with 2-2 tie
    Staff Report The Shallotte Shock U12 girls’ soccer team remains unbeaten this season but was tied 2-2 last weekend. Entering every game with a big target on it, the Shallotte Shock had to work hard to pull out a tie. This week some new stars emerged, keeping the Shock’s unbeaten record intact. Amity Croft, a defensive specialist, scored her first goal of the season with an excellent shot on goal off a corner kick placed into the box by Ashley Oakes.
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    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.