Community Sports

  • Brunswick County Gator Games conclude with awards ceremony
    The 22nd annual Brunswick County Gator Senior Games and SilverArts had 265 participants in 80 athletic artistic events. The first-, second- and third-place winners in each age category male and female, qualified to compete against the 54 other local Games in Raleigh and other areas of state this fall. The Gator Senior Games and SilverArts began April 7 with opening ceremonies at Town Creek Park and ended on May 20 at county government center with the celebration social and medals ceremony. 
  • Inspirations Dance Centre wins awards at competition
     Inspirations Dance Centre participated in Marvonna Talent Competition in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Inspirations Dance Centre dancers were awarded “Mega Xtreme” and “The Max” ratings for one group dance, one duet and seven solos. 
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  • West football fundraiser May 20 at Planet Fun
     A fundraising night for the West Brunswick High School football team will take place during 5-9 p.m. May 20 at Planet Fun. Planet Fun and Starz Grille will donate a portion of the spending to the West football team. Those who buy a $10 gift card will receive a free $10 bonus game card. Starz Grille prices cut 20 percent during the fundraiser.
  • Shallotte youth soccer team improves to 7-1
    The 10U Girls Soccer team improved its record over the weekend to 7-1 in the Cape Fear Soccer League. Team Shallotte won 9-1, getting seven goals coming between the duo of Claire McNeil, who had four, and Hayley Giordano, who had three. Hannah Hewitt and Ashley Oakes also each had a goal.
  • Ocean Ridge Bowling League honors bowlers
    The Ocean Ridge Plantation Bowling League concluded its 11th season at its annual bowling banquet April 1 at the Elks Lodge in Calabash.
  • Opening Day
    Ocean City Chevrolet once again is supporting Shallotte Dixie Youth Baseball. During this season, which began Saturday with games at Shallotte Park, Ocean City Chevrolet will provide baseball equipment, instructional clinics, a monetary donation and an opportunity to raise an additional $10,000 in funds through a Chevy vehicle giveaway fundraiser. The effort by Ocean City Chevrolet is part of the Chevy Youth Baseball initiative from March through July.
  • Ocean Isle Beach surfers win championships
    Ocean Isle Beach once again can claim to have two of the best surfers on the East Coast. The East Coast Surfing Championships—the oldest-running surfing contest in the United States and the largest on the East Coast—took place Aug. 21-24 at Virginia Beach, Va. Jesse McCrery won the Masters Championship (for those 18-34) and Owen Moffett the Men’s Championship. Michael Powell, a former Men’s Division champion, finished second in the Open Championship.
  • Birdies for Jon Paul Hayes
    Dalton Gore is preparing to travel to Pebble Beach and participate in the Wal-Mart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, presented by Nature Valley, as a representative for The First Tee of Brunswick County. He is taking with him his own dreams and the hopes and dreams of the hundreds of volunteers who have made a positive impact in his life. We are all wishing him well.
  • West Brunswick Debs finish 0-2 in series
    West Brunswick, representing North Carolina, finished 0-2 in the Dixie Debs World Series. West Brunswick lost its first game, 7-2, to host Alexandria, La., on Sunday morning at the Johnny Downs Sports Complex. Alexandria had opened the World Series on Saturday morning and beat Florida 7-6.