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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • BCC women rally, lose to Patrick...

    By Michael Paul

    Sports Editor

    BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Community College women’s basketball team fell behind 28-13 but rallied to take a 54-53 lead before losing 63-62 to Patrick Henry Community College on Saturday.

    For BCC (2-9 in NJCAA Division II Region 10, 10-9 overall), Lauren Jenkins scored 22 points in the game at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    Other BCC scorers: Briana Jones nine, Leilani Emile eight, Andrea Raynor seven, Lakita Basnight seven, Sydney Harrison five, Danielle Brisson four.

  • VIDEO: West beats South 70-63
  • 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.

  • BAC swimmers win 16 races in...

    Brunswick Aquatic Club swimmers had 16 first-place finishes in its annual Battle at the Beach meet Jan. 27-29 at the Dinah E. Gore Aquatics Center.

    Tyler Bowersox had six first-place finishes and McKenzie White four.

    These are the top-three finishes by BAC Gators:

     

    Tyler Bowersox, 17: First in 500-yard freestyle, 5:07.49; first in 200 breaststroke, 2:17.67; first in 50 freestyle, 22.68; first in 200 IM, 2:05.32; first in 100 freestyle, 49.71; first in 100 breaststroke, 1:01.05; second in 100 butterfly.