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Community Sports

  • Honoring the best of the best of college sports coaches
    Inspired by “the seeds of patriotism,” Mike Krzyzewski, Dean Smith and Kay Yow each coached USA basketball teams to the gold medal in the Olympics. That means their teams beat the best teams in the world. Sherlock Holmes would therefore deduce at that time, they were the best coaches in the world. But the trio was honored June 29 not for how much they won but for how they won. They each ran successful collegiate programs for 30-some years with high player graduation rates and without a shred of scandal.
  • Adam Fulford wins again at Myrtle Beach
    BY BOBI SUMMERS SPECIAL TO THE BEACON On USG Products Night June 25 at Myrtle Beach Speedway, races in three divisions saw each winner in a return trip to victory lane. In the Mini Stock 20-lap race, Mark Evans took a wild ride that ended with a wicked hit to the inside track wall. Adam Fulford took the lead to win his fourth race of 2011. Diddle Floyd, Willie Fulford, Eric McKinnon, Dub Fulford, Bryant Barnhill and Evans were in the top seven. Adam Fulford leads in points by 10 over Willie Fulford. Dub Floyd is third, 20 points out of first.
  • Chad McCumbee seventh at Winchester Speedway
    BY COURTNEY MCGARRY SPECIAL TO THE BEACON Nighttime is the right time, especially Saturday night for ModSpace driver Chad McCumbee. The lyrics from the classic song by Nappy Brown and Ray Charles were appropriate for the most recent ARCA Racing Series race. McCumbee had another top-10 finish, this one Saturday at the Winchester ARCA 200. This was the seventh straight top-10 finish for Andy Belmont Racing and the No. 1 ModSpace Ford.
  • McCumbee extends string of top-10 finishes
    BY COURTNEY McGARRY SPECIAL TO THE BEACON
  • Milliken sweeps races at Myrtle Beach
    In NASCAR Late Model racing Saturday at Myrtle Beach Speedway, the two 35-lap races were swept by Justin Milliken, of Ocean Isle Beach. Milliken is a third-generation driver whose grandfather began his career in 1958. 
  • Summer sports camps
    Basketball, football and softball camps are being offered by area high schools this summer. Below is a list of the camps, as provided by Brunswick County Parks and Recreation. SOFTBALL CAMP
  • Willie Fulford wins again at Myrtle Beach
    Whelen night at Myrtle Beach Speedway saw Adam Fulford Jr. win again in the bicycle race.
  • Bowling news
    Week ending May 27 Bowlem & Holdem: Terry Decker 268-259-237-764, Rick LaChance 288-203-684, Samuel Champion 259-215-666, Zach Bailey 231-224-208-663, George Kleinmann 237, Randy Brown 228, T. J. Thornton 220, Brian McCall 204, Kelly Mintz 203.
  • Myrtle Beach Speedway
     Sun Fun 101 Night results June 4 reported by Myrtle Beach Speedway. Bike Race: Adam Fulford Jr. Mini-Stock, 20 laps: No. 71 Adam Fulford Sr. is winner. 
  • Sports calendar
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