Today's Sports

  • Dyson to play softball at...

     SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Abbey Dyson signed a letter of intent May 28 to attend College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick and play softball.

    Dyson has been a four-year started at West, and coach Joe Noble said she has been one of the keys to team’s success. The Trojans reached the fourth round of the playoffs this year the deepest run in the history of the program.

    “When she got here,” Noble said, “it was obvious she was going to be a superstar here.”

  • Coach ‘A’ says farewell to...

     Hundreds of West Brunswick High School baseball players have been a part of postgame huddles with coach Mike Alderson in right field at the Trojans’ field. And after West Brunswick beat Swansboro 4-3 in the early evening of May 14 in the first round of the state baseball playoffs, Alderson once again talked about the good and the bad in a huddle near the right field white-chalk foul line.

    When Alderson finished talking, players scattered to do postgame work on the field, putting away bats and picking up rakes. Alderson walked toward the West dugout and smiled.

  • McCumbee second in sports car...

     Chad McCumbee and teammate Stevan McAleer finished second May 24 in the Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Conn.

    This was the team’s third straight top-three finish in the Street Tuner class for the team and keeps them contenders for the series championship. They entered the race third in points and now lead by seven.

    This was the fourth race this season of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series. The International Motor Sports Association sanctions the series.

  • Trojans lose in fourth round of...

     PIKEVILLE — C.B. Aycock beat West Brunswick 3-0 May 23 in the fourth round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association class 3A state playoffs.

    Aycock, 19-2, advances to the East Regional. The Trojans finish 17-9.

  • West Brunswick seeking new...

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    Citing personal reasons, West Brunswick High School football  coach Scott Frazier resigned Thursday, May 22, after one season at West.

    “I have truly enjoyed my time here at West with both the staff and the players,” he said. “I have been very encouraged by the way these young men have worked in the off-season and look forward to seeing what great things they achieve in the future."

    Athletic director Jimmy Fletcher said he was surprised by the resignation.

  • Trojans’ Phillips to play...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Nicole Phillips has signed a letter of intent to attend William Peace University in Raleigh and play volleyball.

    “The coach (Kevin Daniels) has been interested in me for a long time and I think this is the best fit for me,” Phillips said. “As soon as (Daniels) found out I was going to commit, he said I would the head 2014 outside hitter. He thinks I will come in and make an immediate impact, which is what I want.”

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  • Scorpions win twice in softball...

     The North Brunswick softball team beat Red Springs 13-2 May 13 in a first-round game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association class 2A state playoffs.

    North finished with seven hits and eight walks.

    Kasey Klutz was 1-for-2 with a double and three RBIs. Shenice Harrison was 2-for-2 with a double and one RBI. Preston Ellenberg was 1-for-2 with two RBIs. Stacy Fodrie was 1-for-2. Summer White was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.

    Macey Bordeaux was 1-for-2 with a double. Valerie Renna had one RBI.

  • Lady Trojans win twice in...

     SHALLOTTE — Call it “Rookies to the Rescue.”

    Although the entire lineup contributed, three West Brunswick freshmen belted hits

    for a come-from-behind 9-6 win over West Craven in the first round of the state

    playoffs Wednesday night, May 14.

    “It’s a sign of a good team to keep battling back,” West Brunswick coach Joe Noble

    said. “Caroline (Gore) came in and shut ’em down, and three of our freshmen had big


  • VIDEO: Colin Minor wins state...

     GREENSBORO — South Brunswick senior Colin Minor successfully defended his North Carolina High School Athletic Association class 3A state championship in the shot put Friday, May 16, at N.C. A&T State University.

    Minor put the shot a personal-record 58 feet, 6 inches, winning the event by 3 feet.

    The victory matches the two titles won by brother Ryan (2010 and 2011).