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Community Sports

  • Hawaiian Paddle Out honors Chris Crocker
    STAFF REPORT Sunset Beach Surf Club and Eastern Surfing Association members had a Hawaiian Paddle Out Nov. 13 at the Sunset Beach fishing pier to honor fellow member Chris Crocker, who died of a heart attack Nov. 5. Crocker, 37, was the father of two children, Brittney and Jake, and husband of Amy. A Hawaiian Paddle Out is the way surfers pay respect for one of their fellow surfers who has died.
  • Ron Watts wins BCTA singles playoffs
    The BCTA singles ladder playoffs took place at the Ocean Isle Beach Park Tennis Center. The top eight players in the playoffs, by seeding, were Phil Edwards, LaMarr Hardy, Lewis Shaw, Rick Thomas, Ron Watts, James Capps, Dave Gongora and Tom Smith. In the first round, Edwards defeated Smith 6-4, 6-0. Watts defeated Thomas 6-2, 6-2. Capps defeated Shaw 6-4,1-6, 6-4. Hardy defeated Gongora 6-2, 6-3.
  • Special Olympics soccer teams win gold, bronze
    West Brunswick teams won gold and bronze medals in the Special Olympics North Carolina Fall Tournament, which concluded Nov. 13 in High Point. The Brunswick Fire won a gold medal in five-on-five soccer: Daniel Catala, Chris Musgrove, Kristyn Ramsey, Zaporia Reed, Dion Smith, Sakethia Stevenson, Juan Velez and Frederick Williams. The Brunswick Heat won a bronze medal: Joseph Allen, Richard Cummings, Derick Ferrell, Derrick Green, Audrey Keith, Mauquel Randall, Chris Robinson, Barry I. Straub, Christopher Tart.
  • Sports briefs
    Weekly scores for Planet Fun Planet Fun Classic: Jeffrey Evans 289-205-234-728, Randy Brown 231-200-603, Arnold Sanchez 211-200-590, Brian McCall 247, T J Thornton 237, Dennis Nicholl 233, Tom Kiggins 232, Charles Wilbur 225, Don Ruth 215-205, George Kleinmann 213-203, Avery Poteate 212, Frank Paolicelli 212, Bill Brothemarkle 212, George Jacobs 204, Mike Fulwood 201, Thurston Etheridge 201, Paula Micale 500.
  • Shock wins soccer championship 4-1
    STAFF REPORT The Shallotte Shock 12U girls’ soccer team  finished its season with a 4-1 victory in championship game. The Shock started quickly with a goal three minutes into the game when Hayley Giordano dribbled to the side of the field and hit a crossing shot for a goal. Ashley Oakes followed minutes later with a goal. Mia Adcock crossed the ball from the side of the field into the middle and Oakes played it off her chest to her feet and  placed it into the corner of the goal.
  • Sports calendar
    FREE SOFTBALL CLINICS AT WEST West Brunswick High School softball coach Joe Noble and his staff will conduct free softball clinics for girls 13 and younger. The clinics will take place 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at the West softball field. Please contact Noble at 443-1138 if you plan to attend.
  • Sports briefs
    Planet Fun bowling Planet Fun Classic: Terry Decker 247-236-205-688, Jeff Kelly 235-221-212-668, Tommy Gutierrez 237-226-660, Zachary Bailey 231-231-658, Rick LaChance 234-225-654, Don Ruth 226-200-624, Garry Marion 241-202-617, Anne Decker 215-204-615, Samuel Champion 223-216-615, George Kleinmann 223-203-610, Dawn Clardy 219-561, Paula Micale 202-512, Collin Vanderburg 246, Bill Brothemarkle 213, Charles Wilbur 209, Michael Oxendine 209, Arnold Sanchez 204.
  • Shock opens playoffs with victory
    The Shallotte Shock U12 girls’ soccer team won its opening playoff game Saturday 2-1 against Pleasure Island Soccer Association The Shock scored its goals off corner kicks. Hayley Giordano sent the first kick high over many defenders and into the center of the goal box and Greer Josselyn ran in and redirected the ball off her body and into the goal. On the second corner kick, Giordano again sent a kick directly across the goal and this time Mia Adcock came running into the box and had the ball hit off her chest and into the goal.
  • Shock beats Whiteville in exhibition
    The Shallotte Shock U12 girls played an exhibition game on Friday against old rival Whiteville from the Cape Fear Soccer league and won 2-1. Whiteville entered the game undefeated in the Cape Fear League, and the Shock is undefeated in the Pleasure Island Soccer League in Wilmington. “The two teams have played each other in very close matches over the last three years and Whiteville coach Joey Shultz agreed to bring his talented team to Shallotte Park for the game under the lights on Friday night,” Shallotte coach Mark Giordano said.
  • Sports briefs
    Cedric Simmons update Cedric Simmons had seven rebounds and blocked three shots in Asefa Estudiantes Madrid’s 74-71 loss Oct. 29. Simmons started and played 25 minutes. He scored eight points. His team is 2-3 in the 18-team Spanish professional basketball league.