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  • Lady Cougars defeat Trojans 6-5...

     BOILING SPRING LAKES — South Brunswick beat West Brunswick 6-5 in overtime in a girls’ lacrosse game Friday, April 24, at South.

    The Trojans sent the game into overtime when junior Sarah Poulin scored with 1 minute, 33 seconds left. The score was her fourth goal of the game.

    With 2:26 left in overtime and West down a player because of a penalty, South’s Cassidy Clifton scored on a free-position shot.

  • VIDEO: West’s final scoring...

    West Brunswick’s final scoring chance in its 6-5 overtime loss in lacrosse to South Brunswick.

  • VIDEO: Sarah Poulin scores

    West Brunswick’s Sarah Poulin scores one of her four goals in West’s 6-5 overtime loss to South.

  • Hunter Allen named to Brooks...

    East Carolina senior Hunter Allen has been named to the 2015 Brooks Wallace Award Watch List, according to an announcement by the National College Baseball Hall of Fame.

    The award, sponsored by Mizuno, recognizes the nation's top shortstop and will be presented during the National College Baseball Hall of Fame's Night of Champions on June 29 in Lubbock.

    Allen, who has helped the Pirates to a 26-16 overall record, is one of 49 collegiate shortstops around the country named to the midseason watch list.

  • West, South tie 3-3 in soccer

     SHALLOTTE  —  The West Brunswick and South Brunswick girls’ soccer teams played to a 3-3 tie Thursday, April 23, at West.

    West sophomore Claire McNeil forced overtime when she scored with 6.1 seconds left.

    She then scored 36 seconds into overtime in giving the Trojans a 3-2 lead. South tied the score about 6 minutes later on a long-range kick by Amanda Goelz.

    West is 1-5-1 in the conference, 8-5-2 overall. West beat South 3-1 April 2.

  • County foes play classic tennis...

     OCEAN ISLE BEACH — South Brunswick senior Caleb Hemphill beat West Brunswick junior Cameron Huffman 5-7, 7-5, 7-5 in a semifinal of the Mideastern 3A Conference singles tennis championships Thursday, April 23, at the Ocean Isle Beach Park Tennis Center and went on to win the final.

    In the championship match, Hemphill beat Topsail’s Jason Loher 6-2, 6-2. But it was the semifinal between Hemphill and Huffman that many considered one of the best tennis matches they had seen.

  • Kelly Williamson hired as West...

     By Michael Paul

    Sports Editor

    SHALLOTTE — Kelly Williamson has been hired to be the next football coach at West Brunswick High School.

    West athletics director Jimmy Fletcher announced the hiring Thursday morning.

    “I live here, been here for seven years, and I’ve known Jimmy since then,” Williamson said April 23. “It’s a great opportunity I feel like to be (coaching) closer to home.”

    Williamson had been the head football coach at Latta (S.C.) High School the past four seasons.

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