Today's Sports

  • Trojans improve to 14-1

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat Ashley High School 6-4 in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference baseball game April 5 on Mike Alderson Field.

    Winning pitcher Kevin Powers gave up four hits and four unearned runs in five innings. West made three errors. The Eagles also made three errors.

    Powers struck out three, hit one and walked one.

    Johnathan Carlyle got the save, pitching two scoreless innings. He walked one, gave up one hit and struck out three.

  • Three West lacrosse players make...

    SHALLOTTE — Three West Brunswick seniors have signed letters of intent to play college lacrosse.

    The signings are significant because they are the first seniors to sign since West began varsity lacrosse competition last year.

    Alexis Cohan signed with Methodist University, Savannah Midgley with St. Andrews University and Austin Mokma with St. Andrews University.


    Alexis Cohan

  • Trojans lose in title game of...

    West Brunswick lost 9-6 in 10 innings to East Columbus on March 30 in the title game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational softball tournament at West Brunswick.

    West pitching gave up five hits but the Trojans made five errors.

    West fell behind 5-0 in the top of the first but scored five runs in the bottom of the third. A three-run home run by Savannah Branch tied the score.

  • Rough conditions lead fishermen...

    As we enter the second week of April, it seems as if weather patterns have yet to decide to be late winter or spring. One week we’ll experience rain with mild temperatures, then the following week we set a record-low temperature. For some, these fluctuations in weather result in fewer days to wear shorts and T-shirts. However, fishermen of Brunswick County receive an impact that is far worse than a change in wardrobe.

  • Conditions that affect the...
  • Baseball seasons special for...

    Baseball season is upon us and one man in Brunswick County is doubly excited.

    Jerry Linnell lives across the pond from me at Brick Landing. He and wife Jane live on the fourth hole; Gene and I are on the third.

    Linnell is an avid golfer who didn’t have much time to play during his 32-year career in the U.S. Senate as an official reporter of debates for inclusion in the official Congressional Record. For the last 16 years before retiring, he was the chief reporter.

  • BCC beats SCC in first game of...

    Staff Report

    BOLIVIA — Brunswick Community College beat Southeastern Community College 10-0 in five innings in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday, April 2, at Founders Field.

    Trey Schneider hit a two-run home run and Nolan Clenney hit a two-run home run. Clenney also singled and finished with three RBIs.

    Anthony Lombardo singled, doubled, walked and drove in a run. Ryan Clinch, Robby Kidwell, Markel Jones and Joe McDaniel each had one RBI. Nick Yarbrough had one of BCC’s nine hits.

  • Trojans beat East Forsyth, win...

    SHALLOTTE —  West Brunswick beat East Forsyth 2-0 and won the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational baseball tournament March 30 on Mike Alderson Field.

    “Very proud of these young men,” West coach T.J. Spivey said. “Three days and working the tournament is a grind. To come focused, I’m very proud of them.”

    Winning pitcher and all-tournament selection Johnathan Carlyle gave up four hits and walked three. He struck out nine in six innings.

  • Trojan teams reach title games...

    West Brunswick beat West Columbus 4-2 in a second-round baseball game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational March 29.

    The victory advanced the Trojans to the title game at 7 p.m. March 30 at Mike Alderson Field.

    Winning pitcher Kevin Powers gave up two hits. Both runs were unearned. He walked one and struck out seven. West Brunswick made five errors in the victory.

    West Brunswick scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth in taking a 4-2 lead.

    West Brunswick batters struck out 10 times, walked three times and had five hits.

  • Trojans beat Scorpions in...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 2-1 in a first-round baseball game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational on March 28 on Mike Alderson Field.

    West scored its two runs in the bottom of the sixth. With one out, Zachary Johnson walked. With two outs, Austin Turner singled to right field. Johnathan Carlyle, on a 0-2 pitch, doubled over the right fielder’s head, driving in the winning runs.