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Today's Sports

  • Padgett sets ECU record, wins...

     Kayla Padgett won three events in helping the East Carolina University women’s track and field team to a second-place finish in the inaugural Bill Carson Invitational at ECU.

    Padgett won two events Friday, April 11, in the meet with South Carolina, UNC Charlotte and UNC Wilmington. She broke her school record in the hammer throw with a heave of 208 feet, 4 inches. Padgett also finished first in the discus throw (167 feet).

    Padgett won the shot put Saturday, April 12, with a mark of 47-9.5.

    South Carolina won the meet by 11 points over ECU.

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  • Trojans beat Cougars in baseball

      BOILING SPRING LAKES — West Brunswick beat South Brunswick 6-3 in a Mideastern Conference baseball game Friday, April 11, a South.

    West, which finished with 11 hits, improved to 5-4 in the conference, 9-7 overall.

    South, held to three hits by three Trojan pitchers, dropped to 0-8 in the conference, 1-12 overall.

  • Laney beats West 5-1 in soccer
  • South sweeps conference tennis...

     South Brunswick swept the singles and doubles championships in the Mideastern 3A Conference tennis championships Thursday, April 10, at the Ocean Isle Beach Park Tennis Center.

    Caleb Stanley beat teammate Joey Kronenwetter 6-2, 6-1 in winning the singles title.

    Stanley reached the final by beating West Brunswick’s Cameron Huffman 6-0, 6-0.

    Kronenwetter reached the final by beating Topsail’s Patrick Hayes 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.

  • Ashley beats West 7-0 in soccer
  • The light at the end of the...

     One thing I know for certain is it has been one long and cold winter. Even well into April, we are having trouble shaking the effects of winter. Obviously it was cold, but the other kicker has been all the rain. However, as we approach Easter weekend, I feel as if the light at the end of the tunnel is bright, and yes, we are going to get back to fishing.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

     Results reported last week by area golf leagues.

     

    Beachcombers

    The Beachcombers played their second round of four of the young guys against the old guys tournament Friday, April 4, at Sandpiper Bay, and the young guys won 22-8. Low scores: Sid Silvers, 77; Tom Culverwell, 88; Scott MacBean and Gary Gutheil, 89. Net: Silvers, 63; Culverwell, 65; and Bob Cecil, 69.

  • The Future Generations...

    Grab your clubs and sign up for the Future Generations Tournament June 7 at St. James Plantation. It’s a world of fun. Great golf on three fine golf courses, wonderful food, prizes, camaraderie and all for a good cause: The First Tee of Brunswick County. 

    Out of the nearly 200 chapters of The First Tee in the U.S. and the world, ours is an Ace level chapter, which means it’s one of the best in the world.

  • Hero or zero fishing