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  • VIDEO: Lincoln Smith wrestling...
  • VIDEO: Nathan Gilbert wrestling...
  • BCC loses big lead, defeats Wake...

    BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team beat Wake Tech 105-88 in a non-region game Dec. 2 at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    Sophomore guard Alex Brown scored 27 points, freshman guard Lysander Bracey 20 and freshman forward Eric Freeman 15 as BCC had to hold off a late Wake rally. BCC is 6-4 overall.

    Wake Tech, which had given up at least 100 points in three straight losses entering this game, is 2-5.

  • Trojan girls defeat Saints

    SHALLOTTE —  West Brunswick rallied from a first-quarter deficit to beat Christian Academy (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) 43-32 in a non-conference girls’ basketball game Dec. 1.

    For West (2-1), sophomore Natyra Gore had 13 rebounds and six points. Junior Kaitlyn Bellamy scored 10 points. Sophomore Jaida Allen scored 10 points and had seven assists. Sophomore Logan Locklear scored nine points and had six steals.  Freshman Breanna Mercer had seven rebounds and four points. Freshman Dyna Jeffries scored four points.

  • Hill leads Trojans to victory...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat Christian Academy (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) 80-65 Dec. 1 in a non-conference boys’ basketball game.

    Senior point guard Tyquan Hill scored hit six 3-pointers and scored 29 points for the Trojans (2-1). Freshman Jay Williams scored 21 points and freshman Michael Green 12 for the Saints (0-5).

    The Saints won the SCISA Class 2A basketball state championship last season. Before that, they had won five of the past seven SCISA Class 1A state titles.

  • West pitcher Morse signs with...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Myah Morse signed a letter of intent Dec. 1 to play softball at Meredith College.

    “I take pitching lessons with the softball coach (Kim Scavone),” Morse said. “I just really love her and she’s helped me a lot. I can’t wait to see how much better I’m going to get.

    “I’ve gained a lot of speed and accuracy. I’m getting more control and spin on all of my pitches.”

  • Joseph White becomes part of...

    Joseph “Jo Jo” White has received another honor in recognition of his football career at Livingstone College.

    White, a native of Southport and a resident of Leland, was inducted into the Commemorative Classic Hall of Fame on Nov. 6. This hall of fame, established in 2009, honors those who have played in the football game between Livingstone and Johnson C. Smith University. The two schools first played each other in 1892.

  • Compass Pointe to open in spring

    Lots of great things are happening in Brunswick County Golf. Rivers Edge installed new greens this past summer; Lockwood Folly is building a new clubhouse that will open next year. Sandpiper Bay, Carolina Shores and other courses are renovating.

    And that’s not all. A new course, Compass Pointe, will open next spring in Leland.

  • Great fishing continues with...

    I recently have been forced to look at the calendar almost every day to reassure myself we are in December. Temperatures have stayed in high 60s and, compared with the monsoons of October, we have stayed fairly dry. With all this great weather, the fish really don’t have a reason to migrate, which leaves fishermen of Brunswick county with another great week of fall fishing.

  • West, North wrestlers compete in...

    Staff Report

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick and North Brunswick wrestling teams competed in a quad Nov. 24 with South View and Purnell Swett.

    West beat South View 49-24  and beat North 55-24. South View beat North 55-18.

    (Results of matches against Purnell Swett were unavailable.)

     

    West Brunswick 49, South View 24

    (West Brunswick wrestlers)

    182 — Sterlin Fullerton won 12-7.

    195 — Tyler Long lost by fall

    220 — Nathan Gilbert won by fall in 1:43.