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Today's Sports

  • Trojan boys’ squad finishes...

     West Brunswick celebrated a 36-point win over East Columbus last week in the championship game of the Holiday Classic at Brunswick Community College.

    The team’s two games in a holiday tournament at Draughn High School in Valdese were much closer than the Trojans’ blowout victory over the Gators a week ago.

    First-year head coach Ty Johnson’s squad dropped a tight contest against Draughn, the host team, before knocking off Johnson’s alma mater, North Wilkes High School, in a third-place game Thursday, Dec. 28.

  • West Brunswick basketball games...

    The varsity high school basketball games scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 3, between West Brunswick and North Brunswick have been postponed.

    With a winter storm approaching, Brunswick County Schools officials announced Tuesday, Jan. 3, that schools would be closed on Wednesday.

    The games will be rescheduled, but a date has not been determined, West Brunswick athletic director Jimmy Fletcher said.

  • Local First Tee offering PLAYER...

    The First Tee of Brunswick County is now selling a 2018 PLAYER Card. The card unlocks tremendous value by providing major discounts on green fees at nearly 30 premier courses throughout Brunswick County and, for the first time, a 20-percent discount on the purchase of top brand golf balls through usedgolfballrecovery.com.

    The PLAYER card provides access to more golf opportunities while “protecting your pocketbook,” according to a First Tee news release issued last week.

  • Notable scores, highlights from...

     Results of recent events submitted by area golf leagues.

     

    Calabash Three Putts

    Results from Dec. 18 at Crow Creek. Bernie Solich secured a first-place finish with a +7 mark, while Pat Eagan, Dave Dunbar and Wayne Averill tied for second place with a +4 ½ ledger. Andy Turlington won the closest-to-the-pin competition on No. 6. Billy Harder was closest to the pin on No. 13.

     

    Carolina Bogey Busters

  • PHOTOS: West Brunswick boys...

     Scroll through the slideshow to see photos from West Brunswick's 77-41 win over East Columbus in last week's Holiday Classic title game inside the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center on the campus of Brunswick Community College. 

  • PHOTOS: North Brunswick varsity...

     Photographer Jim Moore took pictures at the 2nd Annual Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Holiday Classic high school basketball tournament last week at Brunswick Community College. 

  • Trojans capture Holiday Classic...

     BOLIVIA – Christmas dinner will taste awfully sweet for members of West Brunswick’s varsity boys’ basketball team.

    The Trojans thumped East Columbus 77-41 in the 2nd Annual Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Holiday Classic championship game Dec. 20 inside the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center on the campus of Brunswick Community College.

  • Caraway one victory shy of...

     SHALLOTTE – Jimmy Caraway has been the chief of West Brunswick’s wrestling program for the last 12 seasons.

    During that time, he’s produced a two-time individual state champion in Harrison Campbell and several regional and state qualifiers.

    He’s also racked up plenty of team wins.

    After a victory over Topsail in a key conference match Dec. 19 in Shallotte, Caraway now stands one win shy of 300 career triumphs as a head coach.

  • SMS eighth-grader competes in...

     Carter Wyatt, an eighth-grader at Shallotte Middle School, competed in the second annual Carolina Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 16, at Kenan Memorial Stadium on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    Wyatt, a star linebacker and running back on Shallotte Middle’s conference championship team this season, played for the North Carolina squad against the top players from South Carolina.

  • Allen named volunteer assistant...

     Former West Brunswick and Brunswick Community College standout Hunter Allen has been named East Carolina baseball’s volunteer assistant coach, according to an announcement last week by ECU head baseball coach Cliff Godwin.

    A two-year letterwinner for the Pirates, Allen will work directly with the outfielders while also assisting with the hitters, base running and infield play. He will also coordinate all of ECU’s summer, fall and winter camps.