Today's Sports

  • Brunswick County Sheriff’s...

    The inaugural Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Christmas Tournament is Dec. 19-20 at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    On Dec. 19, North Brunswick and East Columbus play the first boys’ basketball game and Whiteville and Topsail play the second game.

    Losers of the games Dec. 19 play each other in the first game Dec. 20. The title game follows.

    BCC men’s basketball coach Walter Shaw said game times are 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

  • BCC teams enter break with...

    BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Community College women’s basketball team finished 3-0 in the Holiday Basketball Classic, improving to 9-2.

    BCC, an NJCAA Division II team, opened the tourney by beating Division II Delaware Tech 63-49 Dec. 15 at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    For BCC, Lauren Jenkins scored 13 points and Briana Jones 11. Other Dolphin scorers: Amaris Houston 8, Jayda Malone 7, Corkie Aquafredda 7, Sydney Harrison 6, Danielle Brisson 5, Dellasia Freeman 3, Lakita Basnight 2, Leilani Emile 1.

  • VIDEO: Tyrone Watson Jr....

    North Brunswick senior Tyrone Watson Jr. wins by injury default at 182 pounds in match against Southwest Onslow.

  • VIDEO: Patrick Burton wrestling

    North Brunswick senior Patrick Burton wins by fall in third period in match at 152 pounds against Southwest Onslow.

  • Scorpion wrestlers beat SW Onslow
  • Winter weather slows fishing in...

    By Derek Treffinger

    Christmas is quickly approaching yet it seems the only thing under the tree for Brunswick County fishermen is bad weather. In the past two weeks, the days to venture offshore have been few and far between. One would think that cold, wet weather would be holding most fishermen from going offshore, yet this time of year usually revolves around wind.

  • Dylan Johnson’s dad, Tommy, wins...

    After winning his 500th basketball game, coach Tommy Johnson remembered victories — and losses.

  • Lady Scorpions remain unbeaten;...

    SHALLOTTE — North Brunswick beat West Brunswick 50-38 in a girls’ non-conference basketball game Dec. 9 at West and remained unbeaten this season.

    Senior Taylor Perkins, held to three points in a first-half that ended 15-15, finished with 24 points. Other North scorers: Jada Bellamy 11, Unique Hines 6, Aliah Johnson 4, Keyana Yeoman 3, Cailen Goodman 1, Veronda Blue 1.

    For West, Breanna Mercer scored 14 points and Kaitlyn Bellamy 8. Other West scorers: Dyna Jeffries 5, Jaida Allen 4, Bria Bond 4, Natyra Gore 3.

    North improved to 8-0.

  • Pitch-count rule in effect for...

    By James Alverson


    The North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s board of directors has concluded its annual winter meeting. Among the items of discussion was the baseball pitch count mandated by the National Federation for State High School Associations.

  • VIDEO: Mack Clark wrestling