http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/sports/rss.xml en Defense leads West to victory against Stallions http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/content/defense-leads-west-victory-against-stallions <img src="http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/sites/www.brunswickbeacon.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jimmy_cochran_sc.jpg" alt="Jimmy Cochran jumps and intercepts a pass at the goal line on the final play of the first half. " title="Jimmy Cochran jumps and intercepts a pass at the goal line on the final play of the first half. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> SHALLOTTE &mdash; West Brunswick beat South Columbus 20-13 in a non-conference football game Friday, Aug. 28, and improved to 2-0 for the first time since 1997.</p> <p> &ldquo;I&rsquo;m proud for fans, the school and the community,&rdquo; said Kelly Williamson, who is in his first year as Trojan coach.</p> <p> &ldquo;For me, it&rsquo;s let&rsquo;s get better. We didn&rsquo;t play very well tonight.&rdquo;</p> <p> Despite one blocked PAT, one interception, four fumbles and nine penalties &mdash; including unsportsmanlike conduct &mdash; the Trojans prevailed.</p> Video: BCC volleyball http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/content/video-bcc-volleyball <img src="http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/sites/www.brunswickbeacon.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/corkie_aquafredda_bcc.jpg" alt="Brunswick Community College outside hitter Corkie Aquafredda slams the ball past two Potomac State defenders during BCC’s home match Friday, Aug. 28, at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness &amp; Aquatics Center gym" title="Brunswick Community College outside hitter Corkie Aquafredda slams the ball past two Potomac State defenders during BCC’s home match Friday, Aug. 28, at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness &amp; Aquatics Center gym" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Video of the final points in BCC&rsquo;s first-set victory against Potomac State College in a match Friday, Aug. 28, at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness &amp; Aquatics Center gym. The match was the home season-opener for the Dolphins.</p> McCumbee-McAleer driver wins race http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/content/mccumbee-mcaleer-driver-wins-race <p> Danny Bender, racing for McCumbee-McAleer Racing, scored his first career Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup victory Saturday, Aug. 29.</p> <p> Bender won at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. En route to the win, Bender also was the Battery Tender Hard Charger, improving 12 positions.</p> <p> This was the second victory of the season for McCumbee-McAleer Racing, based in Supply. McCumbee, as a substitute driver, won the other race.</p> West beats North in four sets in volleyball http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/content/west-beats-north-four-sets-volleyball <img src="http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/sites/www.brunswickbeacon.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hannah_pugh_and_bailey_evans.jpg" alt="Hannah Pugh and Bailey Evans" title="Hannah Pugh and Bailey Evans" align="left" hspace="6" width="92" height="85" /><p> LELAND &mdash;&nbsp;West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 25-14, 23-25, 25-15, 25-21 in a non-conference volleyball match Aug. 27 at North.</p> <p> The match was the third of the season for West. North is 3-3.</p> <p> West had played the previous evening and won in five sets against South Columbus. West coach Sue Karrs said the Trojans were feeling the effects of that effort when it played North.</p> <p> &ldquo;We had a really tough match last night,&rdquo; she said. &ldquo;It went five. We had a really intense game. We played well. We won 16-14 the last game.</p> Video: West-North volleyball http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/content/video-west-north-volleyball <img src="http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/sites/www.brunswickbeacon.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/video_thumbs/78513/video-thumb-for-78513-5.png" alt="Video: West-North volleyball" title="Video: West-North volleyball" align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> Video of final points in third and fourth sets of West-North volleyball match, which West won 25-14, 23-25, 25-15, 25-21.</p> Trojans open football season with victory http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/content/trojans-open-football-season-victory <img src="http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/sites/www.brunswickbeacon.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/taye_vereen_pr_2.jpg" alt="Taye Vereen" title="Taye Vereen" align="left" hspace="6" width="90" height="85" /><p> SOCASTEE, S.C. &mdash; The West Brunswick High School football team opened its season by beating Socastee (S.C.) High School 25-13 Friday, Aug. 21, in a non-conference game.</p> <p> On a wet field, junior Shikeem Hill gained 143 yards on 24 carries and scored one touchdown. Junior Maliek King gained 132 yards on 21 carries and scored twice. His first touchdown run was 72 yards.</p> West routs Lumberton in soccer http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/content/west-routs-lumberton-soccer <p> West Brunswick beat Lumberton 8-2 Aug. 26 in a non-conference soccer game.</p> <p> Tristan Murphy scored four goals.</p> <p> Lincoln Smith, San Zeng, John McNeil and David Cardenas also scored.</p> <p> Smith, Murphy, John McNeil, Noah Faircloth had assists.</p> Trojans open boys’ soccer season http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/content/trojans-open-boys%E2%80%99-soccer-season <img src="http://www.brunswickbeacon.com/sites/www.brunswickbeacon.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mcneil_first_goal.jpg" alt="John McNeil, left, celebrates with Ian Niggles after McNeil’s goal gave West Brunswick a 1-0 lead against White Oak in the Trojans’ season opener Monday. " title="John McNeil, left, celebrates with Ian Niggles after McNeil’s goal gave West Brunswick a 1-0 lead against White Oak in the Trojans’ season opener Monday. " align="left" hspace="6" width="54" height="85" /><p> SHALLOTTE &mdash; The West Brunswick boys&rsquo; soccer team lost 3-1 to White Oak in a non-conference game Monday, the first game of the season.</p>