Today's Sports

  • McCumbee, McAleer win sports car...

    Staff Report

    Chad McCumbee and Stevan McAleer, driving for C.J. Wilson Racing, won the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Street Tuner series championship Friday, Oct. 2, at Road Atlanta.

    McAleer and McCumbee entered the final race of the season holding a one-point lead over Andrew Carbonell, who co-drives the No. 26 Freedom Autosport SemperFiFund.org Mazda MX-5 with Liam Dwyer.

  • Trojans win on Homecoming Night

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick defeated Ashley High School 25-0 on Homecoming Night, Sept. 28.

    Quinlyn Moore caught a touchdown pass and returned an interception for a touchdown.

    Quarterback Hunter Ashburn threw a touchdown pass, ran for a touchdown and kicked an extra point.

    Anthony McCray scored the Trojans’ other touchdown as they won their Mideastern 3A/4A Conference opener and improved to 4-2 overall. Ashley dropped to 1-4.

  • Terrell Stanley helps ECU defeat...
  • Two Brunswick County First Tee...

    Staff Report

    Two First Tee of Brunswick County golfers played under-par golf in two rounds of the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Monterey Peninsula, Calif., but were unable to advance to the final round.

    In the second round Saturday, Sept. 26, Jackson Cole of Pawleys Island, S.C., shot a 2-under 69 on the Poppy Hills course and was 5-under par for the tourney. He was tied for 30th.

  • Trojans defeat North Brunswick...

    LELAND — West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 34-7 in a non-conference football game Friday, Sept. 18, at North.

    Quarterback Hunter Ashburn threw two touchdown passes to Da’Quane Burgess — the second as time expired at the end of the first half.

    “It was a heck of a catch,” West coach Kelly Williamson said. “And he’s a player. To beat teams, you got to make plays. You got to be a playmaker. And we had some tonight.”

    Shikeem Hill scored three touchdowns. He and Anthony McCray each gained at least 100 yards.

  • Dove hunt is about food,...

    SHALLOTTE  — The second Saturday of September has been special for many years for hunters in Shallotte: It is the annual dove hunt that Wayne Smith hosts.

    A light rain Saturday, Sept. 12, seemed to have no effect on the event this year. Hundreds of hunters gathered to eat, hunt and be in the company of friends.

    Smith,  owner of Wayne’s Backhoe Service, said the inaugural dove hunt was at least 32 years ago. He was uncertain of the first year.

  • McCumbee regains points lead...

    Staff Report

    Spencer Pumpelly held off charging Stevan McAleer on the final lap by 0.394 seconds to join Luis Rodriguez Jr. in scoring their fourth Street Tuner victory of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge on Friday, Sept. 18, at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.

    The second-place finish enabled McAleer and Chad McCumbee to unofficially take a one-point lead in the standings over Andrew Carbonell, 241-240.

  • Trojans beat county foes in...

    West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 17-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-11 in a non-conference volleyball match Wednesday, Sept 16, at West.

    The victory came an evening after West beat South Brunswick 26-24, 25-23, 25-23 in a conference volleyball match at South.

    West is 7-2 overall, 3-2 in the conference. North is 5-7 overall.

  • VIDEO: West Brunswick vs. North...

    Video of final points in first, second and fourth sets of West Brunswick’s 16-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-11 victory against North Brunswick.

  • Trojans defeat Cougars in...

    TOWN CREEK — West Brunswick beat South Brunswick 3-2 in overtime in a Mideastern 3A/4A conference soccer game Tuesday, Sept. 15.

    South scored two goals in the final two minutes of regulation in tying the score. The second goal came after West fouled in the final 10 seconds. From near the 50-yard line in front of the South bench, South senior defender Landon Smith lofted a free kick toward a crowd of players in front of the West goal and senior midfielder Jack Palagruto scored.