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Community Sports

  • Mount Calvary, Pleasant View stay unbeaten in church league
    Brunswick County Men’s Church Basketball League leaders Mount Calvary and Pleasant View kept their undefeated records in tact last week. Mount Calvary defeated Dixon Chapel 72-32 on Friday to improve its record to 7-0. Pleasant View was an 84-51 winner over Jennies Branch last Thursday to move to 6-0. Feb. 12 scores *New Beginnings 72, Shallotte First Baptist 29. Tim Mokma scored 19 points and James Ward added 14 for New Beginnings. David Batten led First Baptist with 10 points.
  • Local bowlers Decker, McFee record 700 series
    Terry Decker and Chris McFee rolled 700 series to highlight action in the McDonald’s Amusement Classic League last week at the Brunswick County Bowling Center. Decker had a 757 series with games of 223, 257 and 277 while McFee posted a 707 on games of 257, 216 and 234. MCDONALD’S AMUSEMENT
  • Sign up for baseball, softball
    Shallotte Dixie Youth will conduct final registration for T-ball, baseball and softball on Saturday, Feb. 16. Players may sign up from 9 a.m. until noon at Calvary Baptist Church on N.C. 179 in Shallotte. The league is open to boys and girls age 4-12 who live in the Shallotte, Ocean Isle Beach, Sunset Beach and Calabash areas. Registration fees are $35 for T-Ball and $40 for baseball and softball. A copy of each child’s birth certificate is required. Waccamaw
  • Recreation briefs
    Senior softball The Slammers, a senior softball team in Brunswick County, will open the 2008 season Tuesday, Feb. 26, with a 10 a.m. practice at Shallotte Park. The team is entering its 13th season and is open to men 55 years and older who want to play slow-pitch softball for fun, exercise and camaraderie. Weekly games are played locally. Players also may choose to participate in tournaments with other teams from the Carolinas and in the North Carolina State Senior Games.
  • Bowling
    Roberts leads bowlers with 700 series Ricky Roberts had a 296 game and 700 series to highlight action in the McDonald’s Amusement Classic League at the Brunswick County Bowling Center on Jan. 28. Robert also had a 225 game in the series. McDONALD’S AMUSEMENT
  • Smith leads Elks bowling league
    Kurt Smith rolled a 266 game as part of a 694 series to highlight play in the Calabash Elks bowling league at the Little River (S.C.) Lanes. Other top scores: Chuck Korthas 224641, Al Nendza 214585, Ray Wartman 243580, Donald Critz 224571, Mavis Dushane 223583, Mary Morrone 182538, Joan Igrassio 476, Rita Kreutter 179472, Paulette Carriker 203459. SANDPIPER BAY Top scores: Bob Morley 192571, Vince Niland 212562, Bob