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Community Sports

  • Sports calendar
    Brunswick umpires’ meeting Feb. 5 The Brunswick County Umpires Association is seeking baseball and softball umpires for the 2012 season. Those interested must have knowledge of the game, be able to attend clinics and meetings, pass certification and be able to travel. Members’ fee and certification fee are also mandatory. The first meeting will be 2 p.m. Feb. 5 at Shallotte Dixie Youth Park. Call Frank Fries at (910) 754-2291 or email ump33@atmc.net for more information.
  • Sports brief
    Weekly Scores for Planet Fun Planet Fun Classic: Terry Decker 258-249-238-745, Rick LaChance 235-234-660, Thurston Etheridge 243-224-650, Michael Oxendine 240-219-648, Jeffrey Evans 239-210-627, Joyce Freeman 203-193-582, Paula Micale 190-525, Dawn Clardy 500, Zachary Bailey 233, Brian McCall 233, Jeff Kelly 226-225, Bill Brothemarkle 225, Frank Paolicelli 224, Dennis Nicholl 221, George Jacobs 215, Kelly Mintz 204.
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    Free throw competition Jan. 28 The Knights of Columbus Our Lady of the Rosary Council 9039 annual free throw competition is 9 a.m. Jan. 28 at the Shallotte Middle School gym. This event is free and open to anyone ages 10-14. Winners in each age group will be eligible for the regional competition at the end of February. For more information, contact Richard Banchansky (910) 754-5705 or Charles Van Buren (910) 287-1785.
  • Local athletes win medals in skiing competition
    Four Brunswick County athletes won medals in the Special Olympics North Carolina Winter Games. Richard Cummings in the AS Alpine glide (yellow) won a silver medal. Derrick Green in the AS Alpine novice slalom (green) won a bronze medal. Chris Robinson in the AS Alpine novice slalom (green) won a bronze medal. Adrianne Tribble in the AS Alpine Novice Slalom (green) won a silver medal. Three received participation ribbons: Matthew Hoffman, AS Alpine novice slalom (green), Dion Smith, AS Alpine novice slalom (green) and Juan Velez, AS Alpine novice slalom (green).
  • Sports calendar
    West varsity sports calendar Jan. 18: West wrestling at North Myrtle Beach, 7 p.m. Jan. 20: West basketball at Whiteville, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21: West wrestling at Cape Fear tourney Jan. 24: West basketball vs. North Brunswick, 6 p.m.
  • Sports brief
    Weekly scores for Planet Fun Planet Fun Classic: Garry Marion 258-222-209-689, Jeffrey Evans 280-224-680, Rick LaChance 290-672, Keith Jones 222-222-203-647, Jeff Kelly 226-604, Bryan Warner 213-200-600, Joyce Freeman 212-208-569, Zachary Bailey 234, Trevis Williams 226, George Kleinmann 218, Michael Oxendine 215, Tommy Guiterrez 213, Don Ruth 213, Bill Brothemarkle 213, Kelly Mintz 210-201, Thurston Etheridge 208, T J Thornton 204, Randy Brown 204, Collin Vanderburg 204, Arnold Sanchez 203-200, Terry Decker 203, Dennis Nicholl, John King 200.
  • Sports brief
    Calabash VFW Steel Tip Dart League On Dec. 6, Dennis Major, Pat Burkart and Pat Perryman placed first at the weekly Calabash VFW Steel Tip Dart League match. Second: Pete McGerr, R. J. Branham and Ken Yusko. Third: Tom Kelleher, Jerry Morano and Linda Townsend. On Dec. 13, Mike Walton, Pat Perryman and Larry Clark finished first. Second: R. J. Branham, Tom Kelleher and Tom Townsend. Third: Hugo Kosmel, Tom McCormack and Ken Yusko. On Dec 20, Jerry Morano, Helen McCormack and Barbara Clark finished first.
  • West varsity sports calendar
    Subject to change Jan. 5: West wrestling at Socastee, S.C., 7 p.m. Jan. 6: West basketball at South Columbus, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 7: West wrestling at North Brunswick tourney, 8 a.m. Jan. 10: West basketball at South Brunswick, 6 p.m. Jan. 11: West wrestling at South Brunswick, 7 p.m.
  • Sports calendar
    Dixie registrations Registration is open for the 2012 Dixie Boys Baseball and the 2012 Dixie Belles and Debs Softball programs. Both programs are for boys and girls 13-15. Registration deadline for Dixie Belles and Debs is Feb. 24 and the deadline for Dixie Boys is March 2. Registration fee is $50 for both programs. For more information, call (910) 253-2670. Registration forms may be pick up at in Bolivia at the Government Complex, Building M, or you can get one online at www.brunswickcountync.gov (youth athletics page).
  • Sports briefs
    Brunswick Belles Senior League Dec. 14 Game: 1. Merry Yarbrough, 220; 2. Karen Manor, 202; 3.Carol Haack, 193. Series: 1. Karen Manor, 522; 2. Merry Yarbrough, 485; 3. Eileen Lenz, 462. Handicap game: 1. Merry Yarbrough, 282; 2. Carol Haack, 260; 3. Karen Manor, 258. Handicap series: 1. Karen Manor, 690; 2. Merry Yarbrough, 671; 3. Mary Fonte, 651.