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  • West Brunswick reaches third...

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick baseball team has reached the third round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state playoffs.

    The Trojans beat Chapel Hill 10-0 Saturday in six innings on Mike Alderson Field.

  • BCC reaches final in World...

    BURLINGTON — The Brunswick Community College baseball team beat Wake Tech 11-3 in seven innings Sunday in a semifinal of the NJCAA Division II Region 10 championship baseball tournament.

    BCC was scheduled to play for the title Monday evening. If the Dolphins win, they advance to the World Series May 28 to June 4 at David Allen Memorial Ballpark in Enid, Okla.

    Against Wake Tech, winning pitcher Nolan Clenney gave up seven hits. He walked four and struck out nine.  

  • Corinth Holders ends West...

    SHALLOTTE — Corinth Holders beat West Brunswick 8-2 in the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state softball playoffs Friday at West.

    West finishes the season 14-11.

    “They’ll get better,” West coach Joe Noble said about his team, which started one senior. “The maturity levels will rise. They’ll step up.”

    Corinth Holders is 13-10.

  • BCC wins opener in baseball...

    BURLINGTON —  Brunswick Community College opened the NJCAA Division II Region 10 championship baseball tourney by routing Surry Community College 12-2 in seven innings. Friday.

    BCC had 14 hits. Nolan Clenney was 4-for-4 with a triple and an RBI. Markel Jones had a walk, a triple and three RBIs. Nathan Kuester was 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs. Kyle Mehl was 3-for-4 with a double and  two RBIs. Ryan Clinch had a walk, a hit and an RBI. Anthony Lombardo was 2-for-4 with an RBI.

  • Scorpions lose in softball...

    LELAND — North Brunswick lost 8-7 in eight innings to Beddingfield in the first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 2A state softball playoffs May 11.

    North finishes the season 11-10. Beddingfield is 19-3.

  • Trojans upset Swansboro in...

    SWANSBORO — The West Brunswick softball team upset Swansboro 6-0 Tuesday, May 10, in a first-round game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state playoffs.

    West (14-10) is seeded No. 13; Swansboro (17-6), No. 10.

    West has a second-round home game against No. 26 Corinth Holders (12-10), which upset No. 7 South Johnston 8-5. The winner plays in the third round against either No. 15 Webb (16-10) or No. 2 Northwood (19-2).

  • Tyler Johnson leaves West...

    SHALLOTTE — Tyler Johnson has resigned as coach of the girls’ basketball team at West Brunswick High School.

    “I have taken the women's basketball head assistant coaching job at Montreat College,” he said.

    “I wasn’t looking to leave. I was looking to build something here. Had a lot of good momentum from this year.”

    He said he was approached about the job about a month ago, had two interviews and was offered the job.

  • West Brunswick’s Jon Jordan to...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Jon Jordan signed a letter of intent May 10 to attend Brunswick Community College and play basketball.

    Jordan, listed on the roster as 6-foot-8, 260 pounds, was a member of the West Brunswick team that played in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional his sophomore year. In his junior year, he was on the team that finished as co-champion of the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference and was 25-4 overall. In his senior year, West reached the third round of the state playoffs.

  • Sea Trail: Renovation and new pro

    Sea Trail Golf Resort, home of the Maples, Jones and Byrd courses, is renovating the Jones Course this summer. And in the middle of this flurry of activity is its new head golf professional, Andrew Galbraith.