Today's Sports

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

     Staff Report

    Results reported by area golf leagues.



  • Gene Weldon: Life member of the...

     Did you ever meet someone who’s fun to be around?

    PGA professional Gene Weldon is one of those guys. Exuberant, friendly, warm, caring, articulate, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, generous … need I say more?

  • Troll what you know

     Fishermen spend countless hours analyzing weather patterns and temperatures to fulfill the ultimate fantasy of having a great day on the water. Last week, anglers finally got the opportunity to make their fantasy come true. After the previous weekend’s cold temperatures and gale force winds, Mother Nature finally gave in and gave our coast some decent spring weather.          

  • Schools for fishing offer hands-...

     In a recent article, someone had made a list of things you don’t learn about in a traditional school setting, trying to degrade our education system. Although balancing your checkbook is not a subject in school, most of us would agree that if you listened in math class you should be able to figure it out.

  • West’s Patterson second in final...

     LELAND —West Brunswick sophomore Landon Patterson finished second in the final tournament of the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference golf season, played April 28 at Magnolia Greens.

    Patterson shot a 7-over par 79 on the 6,480-yard course. Laney’s Samuel Young shot a 76 in winning in the tournament. No one else scored better than 80.

    Laney finished first (330), South Brunswick second (340) and West third (348) in the seven-team event.

  • Klutz, Scorpions defeat Trojans...

     SHALLOTTE — North Brunswick beat West Brunswick 9-2 in a non-conference softball game Monday, April 28.

    “We haven’t been able to win at their place since I’ve been coaching,” North coach Brittney Lehrschall said, “so it was one of our goals going into the game.”

    North took advantage of Trojan mistakes in scoring four runs in the third inning and taking a 5-0 lead.

    “We’re doing a good job of capitalizing on that,” Lehrschall said.

  • North Brunswick’s A.J. Mays...

     LELAND — When she thought her dreams of playing college basketball were dashed, A.J. Mays was so upset she threw a chair.

    That in itself was no small feat—considering she was lying on a gurney with an ACL

    tear in her knee when she picked up the chair and tossed it.

    Fast-forward three months, and the dream lives again.

    Seated at a table in front of her teammates and a hundred other fellow students at

  • Carly White pitches Mount Olive...

    Senior Carly White pitched in four victories as the University of Mount Olive softball team beat Limestone 11-3 Sunday, April 27, in Burlington and won the Conference Carolinas Softball Tournament.

    White, a West Brunswick graduate, was the winning pitcher in all four games and improved her record to 10-5. The Trojans (24-24) earned an automatic bid to the Southeast Regional of the NCAA Division II Softball Championship Tournament. Bids will be announced May 5 for the regional, which gets under way May 9.

  • Pitcher Cook helps St. Andrews...

    Freshman Kim Cook pitched for St. Andrews University in its two victories in the NAIA Appalachian Atlantic Conference Softball Tournament in Kingsport, Tenn.

    Cook, a West Brunswick graduate, and the sixth-seeded Knights played its first game in the eight-team tournament April 22 against No. 3 seed and defending champion Virginia Intermont. Cook pitched four innings, giving up four hits and three runs in the Knights’ 5-3 victory. She struck out seven and walked none in a no-decision.

  • Lady Trojans lose in Beach...

     SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning and had a runner on third base before falling 7-6 to Davie County in the third-place game of the Touchtone Energy Diamond Invitational softball tournament Wednesday evening, April 23.

    West trailed 7-3 going into the last inning when Alysha Cortes walked, Leilani Emile reached first on an error and Caroline Gore blasted a base hit up the middle to

    bring home Cortes.