.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Sports

  • Trojans fall to 4-1 with first...

     In a game that didn’t produce a single third-quarter point, the West Brunswick High School varsity boys’ basketball team suffered its first loss of the season with a 30-26 loss to Cape Fear Academy on Friday, Dec. 8, in Shallotte.

    The Trojans entered halftime with a 20-17 lead as Cape Fear Academy tried to slow down the Trojans with a 2-1-2 zone defense. The move worked as West Brunswick held the ball outside on the perimeter for nearly the entire third quarter.

  • Trojan girls improve to 4-2 with...

     SHALLOTTE – The West Brunswick High School varsity girls’ basketball team improved its record to 4-2 with a 16-point victory over visiting Cape Fear Academy on Friday, Dec. 8, in Shallotte.

    Second-year head coach Dylan Johnson’s team seized an early lead against the Hurricanes and didn’t relinquish it as his squad was playing its third game in four days.

    West Brunswick posted a halftime lead and built the advantage in the second half for a 50-34 victory.

    The Trojans swept the regular season series against the Hurricanes.

  • Sandpiper Bay’s Thomaswick earns...

     SUNSET BEACH – Brett Thomaswick, head PGA Professional at Sandpiper Bay Golf and Country Club, was recently named the Myrtle Beach Golf Director’s 2017 PGA Professional of the Year.

    The annual accolade is awarded by the Myrtle Beach Golf Director, which is comprised of a panel of industry professionals, media members and golf package agents.

    Thomaswick, a Pennsylvania native, has worked at Sandpiper Bay since 2009, said he has made growing the game in Brunswick County a priority.

  • North Brunswick varsity teams...

     The North Brunswick High School varsity girls’ basketball team improved to 4-2 with a road victory over James Kenan on Friday, Dec. 8.

    Sophomore Lydia Bradshaw connected on four 3-pointers and poured in a season-high 22 points to lead the Scorpion offense.

    Caelin Goodman added 11 points, while Adora Sloan posted a team-high seven rebounds in the 48-41 triumph.

    The Scorpions played Thomas Academy, out of Lake Waccamaw, in a non-conference game on Dec. 6 and picked up a 61-2 victory.

  • PHOTOS: West Brunswick vs....

      Scroll through the slideshow to see photos from West Brunswick's 69-26 victory over Bethel Christian Academy last week in Shallotte. 

  • PHOTOS: West Brunswick vs....

     Photos from West Brunswick's 50-13 win over Bethel Christian Academy in varsity girls' basketball action. 

  • All I want for Christmas is wahoo
  • Congratulations to our neighbors...

     I wanted to personally congratulate the members and coaches of New Hanover’s 2017 NCHSAA 3AA state football championship team.

    The Wildcats capped their run through the 3AA portion of the playoff brackets with a come-from-behind 27-17 victory over A.C. Reynolds on Saturday night.

  • Elks Lodge completes annual Hoop...
  • West Brunswick JROTC Rifle Team...

     The West Brunswick Army JROTC Rifle Team competed in the U.S. Army 4th Brigade Best of the Best Marksmanship championships in Lexington on Dec. 1-2. 

    The team placed third out of more than 50 schools eligible and will advance to the U.S. Army JROTC Air Rifle Nationals in Anniston, Ala. on Feb. 7-10.

    The finish marks the fifth consecutive year the West rifle squad has made it to both the Best of the Best competition and the Air Rifle Nationals.