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  • Willie Fulford, Yarbrough win...

    Staff Report

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Willie Fulford won the Mini Stocks championship Sept. 3 at Myrtle Beach Speedway.

    The Fulford family was the dominant name in the division this season as brothers Willie and Adam chased the season title. Willie Fulford, who had won four races, had a 13-point lead entering the final race over Adam Fulford, who had won three races.

    In the 20-lap race Sept. 3, Willie Fulford led the early laps but brother Adam took the lead about midway through the race on the way to the victory.

  • Trojans beat Whiteville 7-0 in...

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick boys’ soccer team beat Whiteville 7-0 in a non-conference game Sept. 2.

    Senior midfielder Tristan Murphy scored three goals and sophomore forward Lincoln Smith two. Senior midfielder John McNeil and freshman forward Alex Younts also scored. Senior midfielder Noah Faircloth had two assists. Senior Michael Nelson was the goalkeeper as the Trojans improved to 3-2.

    McNeil scored West’s first goal with 9 minutes, 48 seconds left in the first half when he headed a 30-yard free kick from Sam Zeng.

  • Trojans begin volleyball...

    Staff Report

    The West Brunswick volleyball team began its conference season this week, beating Ashley but losing to Hoggard.

    West Brunswick defeated Ashley 25-23, 25-23, 27-25 Sept. 1 in Wilmington.

    Hannah Pugh had 11 kills, 18 digs and five service aces.

    Haley Long had 15 digs.

    Payton Roberts had 12 assists.

    The Ashley JV beat West 2-0.

    In a match Sept. 2 at West, Hoggard rallied to beat the Trojans 22-25, 20-25, 25-11, 25-18, 25-5.

    Pugh led team in kills (18), digs (27) and service aces (three).

  • Trojans runners compete in first...
  • WBHS football player of week

    Nate Gilbert is the Shallotte Farm Bureau Insurance West Brunswick football player of the week for the first game of the season. Gilbert is a senior defensive lineman. In West’s victory Aug. 21 against Socastee (S.C.) High School, Gilbert intercepted a pass and forced a fumble. Next to him are agency manager Rodney Brown and West head football coach Kelly Williamson.

  • Defense leads West to victory...

    SHALLOTTE — 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.

    “I’m proud for fans, the school and the community,” said Kelly Williamson, who is in his first year as Trojan coach.

    “For me, it’s let’s get better. We didn’t play very well tonight.”

    Despite one blocked PAT, one interception, four fumbles and nine penalties — including unsportsmanlike conduct — the Trojans prevailed.

  • Video: BCC volleyball

    Video of the final points in BCC’s first-set victory against Potomac State College in a match Friday, Aug. 28, at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym. The match was the home season-opener for the Dolphins.

  • McCumbee-McAleer driver wins race

    Danny Bender, racing for McCumbee-McAleer Racing, scored his first career Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup victory Saturday, Aug. 29.

    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.

    This was the second victory of the season for McCumbee-McAleer Racing, based in Supply. McCumbee, as a substitute driver, won the other race.

  • West beats North in four sets in...

    LELAND — West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 25-14, 23-25, 25-15, 25-21 in a non-conference volleyball match Aug. 27 at North.

    The match was the third of the season for West. North is 3-3.

    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.

    “We had a really tough match last night,” she said. “It went five. We had a really intense game. We played well. We won 16-14 the last game.

  • Video: West-North volleyball

    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.