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  • South’s Bowersox third at state...

    South Brunswick senior Tyler Bowersox finished third Saturday in the 100-yard breaststroke in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A swim meet.

    Bowersox swam the race at the Cary Triangle Aquatic Center in 58.53 seconds. South Iredell junior Colson Zucker won the race in 57.02, an All-America consideration. The second-place time was 58 seconds.

    The race was redemption for Zucker, who had been disqualified in the 200 individual medley for a one-hand touch while swimming the breaststroke.

  • Emotional championship for...

    LELAND — Sixty seconds from fulfilling an 11-year dream — winning a conference championship — North Brunswick coach Travis Fortune pressed a white towel to his face. His Scorpions were about to scupper Northside-Jacksonville 83-63 — considered one of the top Class 2A teams in the region — and clinch the East Central Conference basketball championship Tuesday, Feb. 7.

  • VIDEO: West beats South 70-63
  • Super Ral-LI: Patriots 34,...

     

    By Thomas Ryan Paul

    In the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, Super Bowl Sunday takes on an added dimension: The game is played somewhere warm or in an indoor stadium. Players and fans wear short-sleeve shirts. The cheerleaders wear skimpy tops and bottoms. And knee-high boots. Men wear suits and ties. The women have great hair and makeup. 

     

  • Cougar boys second in swim...

    Staff Report

    The email from South Brunswick swim coach Sam Jennings expressed the news well: “2nd overall in region!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

    He was referring to the performance of the Cougar boys in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional on Friday in Cary. The meet was a qualifier for the state meet this week, also in Cary.

    The Cougars might as well have stayed in Cary. In finishing second, South’s boys qualified for every state event except the 500 freestyle.

  • County middle school wrestling...

    Staff Report

    South Middle School won the county middle school wrestling championships Saturday at North Brunswick High School.

    South scored 180 points, Shallotte 137, Leland 92 and Cedar Grove 55.

  • Photos of West-South basketball...
  • West Brunswick to host NCHSAA...

    West Brunswick will host the NCHSAA Class 3A East Regional in wrestling Feb. 10-11.

    These are the approximate times for matches, provided by West wrestling coach Jimmy Caraway.

    Top four wrestlers in each weight advance to the state meet the following week in Greensboro.

     

    Friday, Feb. 10

       - Weigh-ins at 4 p.m. (DO NOT ARRIVE ON CAMPUS PRIOR TO 3:30 p.m.)

       - Schools providing scales please arrive no later than 3:40 p.m. so we can

  • North hosts ECC indoor track...

    Photos from the East Central Conference indoor track-and-field championships Feb. 1 at North Brunswick High School.

    Results will be posted at MileSplit.com.

  • Vereen to play football at UNC...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Taye Vereen signed a letter of intent Feb. 1 to play football at UNC Pembroke.

    “I liked the coaching staff and I feel like I can have a good chance to play there and be a great part of the program,” Vereen said.

    Vereen (6-feet-2.5 inches, 245 pounds) was a lineman on offense and defense last season for the Trojans. He said he was recruited to be a defensive tackle.