Today's Sports

  • BCC reaches final in World...

    BURLINGTON — The Brunswick Community College baseball team beat Wake Tech 11-3 in seven innings Sunday in a semifinal of the NJCAA Division II Region 10 championship baseball tournament.

    BCC was scheduled to play for the title Monday evening. If the Dolphins win, they advance to the World Series May 28 to June 4 at David Allen Memorial Ballpark in Enid, Okla.

    Against Wake Tech, winning pitcher Nolan Clenney gave up seven hits. He walked four and struck out nine.  

  • Corinth Holders ends West...

    SHALLOTTE — Corinth Holders beat West Brunswick 8-2 in the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state softball playoffs Friday at West.

    West finishes the season 14-11.

    “They’ll get better,” West coach Joe Noble said about his team, which started one senior. “The maturity levels will rise. They’ll step up.”

    Corinth Holders is 13-10.

  • BCC wins opener in baseball...

    BURLINGTON —  Brunswick Community College opened the NJCAA Division II Region 10 championship baseball tourney by routing Surry Community College 12-2 in seven innings. Friday.

    BCC had 14 hits. Nolan Clenney was 4-for-4 with a triple and an RBI. Markel Jones had a walk, a triple and three RBIs. Nathan Kuester was 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs. Kyle Mehl was 3-for-4 with a double and  two RBIs. Ryan Clinch had a walk, a hit and an RBI. Anthony Lombardo was 2-for-4 with an RBI.

  • Scorpions lose in softball...

    LELAND — North Brunswick lost 8-7 in eight innings to Beddingfield in the first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 2A state softball playoffs May 11.

    North finishes the season 11-10. Beddingfield is 19-3.

  • Tyler Johnson leaves West...

    SHALLOTTE — Tyler Johnson has resigned as coach of the girls’ basketball team at West Brunswick High School.

    “I have taken the women's basketball head assistant coaching job at Montreat College,” he said.

    “I wasn’t looking to leave. I was looking to build something here. Had a lot of good momentum from this year.”

    He said he was approached about the job about a month ago, had two interviews and was offered the job.

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  • West Brunswick’s Jon Jordan to...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Jon Jordan signed a letter of intent May 10 to attend Brunswick Community College and play basketball.

    Jordan, listed on the roster as 6-foot-8, 260 pounds, was a member of the West Brunswick team that played in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional his sophomore year. In his junior year, he was on the team that finished as co-champion of the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference and was 25-4 overall. In his senior year, West reached the third round of the state playoffs.

  • Trojans upset Swansboro in...

    SWANSBORO — The West Brunswick softball team upset Swansboro 6-0 Tuesday, May 10, in a first-round game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state playoffs.

    West (14-10) is seeded No. 13; Swansboro (17-6), No. 10.

    West has a second-round home game against No. 26 Corinth Holders (12-10), which upset No. 7 South Johnston 8-5. The winner plays in the third round against either No. 15 Webb (16-10) or No. 2 Northwood (19-2).

  • West Brunswick opens baseball...

    Staff Report

    West Brunswick will open the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state baseball playoffs Tuesday at home against Webb.

    Brackets are at nchsaa.org.

    First-round games are set for Wednesday. West, however, will play at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

    West is seeded No. 2 in the East. Its record for seeding purposes is 20-2. Webb is 12-10 and seeded No. 31.

    The top seed in Class 3A is Cleveland (21-1). The No. 3 seed is Southern Lee (19-3). The No. 4 seed is C.B. Aycock (18-4).

  • BCC sweeps Lenoir, improves to...

    The Brunswick Community College baseball team completed its Region 10 season by sweeping Lenoir Community College on Saturday and Sunday.

    BCC finishes 16-5 in the region, 36-16. Lenoir is 3-18, 11-35.

    Three of BCC’s Region 10 losses were to Patrick Henry Community College, which won the region. Patrick Henry is ranked No. 8 in the NJCAA Division II poll.