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Community Sports

  • Leland baseball banquet is Saturday
    Staff Report The ninth annual Leland Hot Stove Banquet is 6:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the North Brunswick High School auxiliary gym. Ticket prices are $20 and they will be on sale at the door. If interested in reserving tickets, call Nelson Best at 619-7023, Gary Rabon at 620-1886 or Carter Rabon 4470-0253. Gary LaRocque, special assistant to the St. Louis Cardinals’ general manager, and Tom Austin, head baseball coach of Methodist University, will be the guest speakers. Winners of scholarships will also be announced.
  • Hundreds compete in Run for Food
    By Michael Paul Sports Editor Ben Huffman, 17, of Waxhaw, won the ninth annual Run for Food half marathon Saturday at Ocean Isle Beach. In sunny, 45-degree weather, Huffman ran the course in 1 hour, 18 minutes, 55 seconds. Peter Deucher, 19, of Front Royal, Va., was second in 1:21.28. He won the race last year, when he ran the 13-mile course in 1:18.12. The course took runners over the high-rise Odell Williamson Bridge to the mainland and back to the island. Adam Cornelius, 29, of Rockwell, was third in 1:23.36.
  • Sports calendar
    Shallotte Dixie Youth Shallotte Dixie Youth has registration for its 2013 season from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 12 and Jan. 19 at the Shallotte Middle School cafeteria. This is for those ages 3-12 who want to play baseball or softball.
  • Sports calendar
    Run for Food is Jan. 5 The ninth annual Ocean Isle Beach Bridge Run for Food half-marathon run and 5K run/walk is Jan. 5. All proceeds benefit the South Brunswick Interchurch Council Food Pantry. This event is the biggest fundraiser the SBIC has to provide the foods at the pantry.
  • Leland baseball banquet set for Jan. 12
    Staff Report The ninth annual Leland Hot Stove Banquet is 6:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the North Brunswick High School auxiliary gym. Ticket prices are $20 and they will be on sale at the door. If interested in reserving tickets, call Nelson Best at 619-7023, Gary Rabon at 620-1886 or Carter Rabon 4470-0253. Gary LaRocque, special assistant to the St. Louis Cardinals’ general manager, and Tom Austin, head baseball coach of Methodist University, will be the guest speakers. Winners of scholarships will also be announced.
  • WBHS Trojan wrestlers continue to dominate
    Staff Report The West Brunswick High School wrestling team finished 7-0-1 in recent duals. The Trojans wrestled five duals Dec. 15, finishing 5-0. There are West’s winners in the non-forfeit matches.
  • Roger Bacon cheerleaders win in national meet
    Staff report The Roger Bacon Academy Vikings cheerleaders once again have won at the Pop Warner National Cheer and Dance Championship, which took place recently at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, Fla.
  • Sports calendar
    Parks and Recreation offers programs Brunswick County Parks and Recreation is offering the following programs: Coed volleyball program Open play volleyball for those 55 or older is 10:15 a.m.-noon every Monday at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center on the Brunswick Community College Campus. Free. All skill levels welcome. Call 253-2677 for more information. Silver paddles Open play table tennis for those 50 or older is
  • Sports briefs
    Parks and Recreation offers programs Brunswick County Parks and Recreation offers the following programs: Coed volleyball program Open play volleyball for those 55 or older is 10:15 a.m.-noon every Monday at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center on the Brunswick Community College Campus. Free. All skill levels welcome. Call 253-2677 for more information. Silver paddles
  • Shock finishes second in tourney
    The U13 Shallotte Shock girls’ soccer team finished its season with a second-place finish in the St. James Island tournament in Charleston, S.C. Last year, the Shock finished first in the bronze division. This year, the Shock played in the highest division. The Shock won its first game 3-0 and then tied a Myrtle Beach, S.C., team 1-1. On the second day of the tourney, the Shock lost 4-1 to a team from Wake Forest, ending a 34-game unbeaten streak. The Shock won its next game 2-1, securing second place.