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Today's Sports

  • Trojans second in golf tourney

     West Brunswick High School finished second in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference boys’ golf match March 12 at Rivers Edge.

    Laney finished with a team score of 334, five strokes fewer than West, playing on its home course. South Brunswick was third (371) in the seven-team event.

    Laney’s Sam Young was the medalist, shooting a 6-over-par 78 on the 6,100-yard course.

    West’s Landon Patterson was second (79) and Drew Boyer tied for third (80).

    West’s other top-four scorers were Zack Flaccavento (88) and Cole Snyder (92).

  • BCC’s Jones, Loman Players of...

     The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team has swept National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Region 10 postseason honors.

    Walter Shaw, who coached the Dolphins to the regular-season championship and an overall record of 20-12, is the Region 10 Coach of the Year. This is Shaw’s 10th 20-victory season in 14 years.

    Montez Loman, a 6-foot-6 sophomore forward, is the Region 10 Defensive Player of the Year.

    Cam Jones, a 6-foot-4 sophomore guard, is the Region 10 Player of the Year.

  • BCC rallies in ninth to beat SCC...

     Pinch hitter Timothy Brown’s two-run double to center field drove in the winning runs in the bottom of the ninth inning as Brunswick Community College beat Southeastern Community College 11-10 Sunday, March 9, at Founders Field.

  • Cape Fear beats BCC, earns berth...

    By Sarah Sue Ingram

    Cape Fear Community College beat Brunswick Community College 99-89 Saturday, March 8, to win the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Region 10 championship and advance to the national junior college basketball tournament.

    The Sea Devils will play in Hutchinson, Kansas, starting March 17, while the loss ends the season for the Dolphins.

    “It was a hotly contested game with a lot on the line,” said BCC coach Walter Shaw. “We just couldn’t get the ball in the bucket.

  • Brawl puts black eye on NJCAA...

     

     A Brunswick Community College men’s basketball player was arrested for sucker-punching an opposing player just after the regional championship game Saturday afternoon at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics gym.

    Kalil Stuart, a freshman from Durham on BCC’s team, was charged with simple assault and taken into custody at the Brunswick County Detention Center. He was released later Saturday under a $500 bond, said James Walton, chief of police at Brunswick Community College.

  • Trojans’ Cheers Co-Player of...

    Staff Report

    Mideastern Conference coaches have selected all-conference athletes in basketball, swimming and wrestling, and among the highlights is the selection of West junior Gray Cheers one of the MEC Players of the Year in boys’ basketball. Hoggard’s Trae Bryant is the other MEC  Player of the Year.

    West junior forward Saadiq Johnson is on the second team. West senior forward Zarie Hankins is on the third team. The Coach of the Year is West Brunswick’s Eric Davis. The Trojans finished 8-4 and tied for second in the conference.

  • Ex-Trojan Padgett gets top honor...

    East Carolina's Kayla Padgett was named Female Field Performer of the Meet for her efforts at the recent 2014 Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships at Birmingham, Ala.

    Padgett is a West Brunswick graduate and holds the state record in the shot put. She won state championships in the discus throw and shot put her senior year.

  • Seniors restore pride in Trojan...

    By Michael Paul

    Sports Editor

    FAYETTEVILLE — Still dressed in their green West Brunswick basketball uniforms, and seated next to their coach, Eric Davis, seniors Antonio Clarida, O.J. Hill, Zarie Hankins and Demaria Evans, answered questions about their season-ending loss to Orange High School.

    About 10 minutes earlier the Panthers had beaten the Trojans 69-56 Wednesday, March 5, in a semifinal of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A Eastern Regional at the Crown Center.

  • Trojans lose in regional

     FAYETTEVILLE — Orange High School, the top seed in the NCHSAA Class 3A Eastern Regional, beat West Brunswick 69-56 in a semifinal Wednesday, March 5, at Crown Coliseum.

    West, in its first regional since 2003, ends its season 20-8.

    “All 11 guys have played in every game,” Davis said. This group has truly had great attitude and great effort. That’s why we’re here (in the regional).”

  • Sports calendar

     Fishing seminar

    Capt. Jimmy Price will present a free fishing seminar from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Coastal Consumer Showcase at the St. James Community Center. For more information call the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce at (910) 457-6964.

     

    Lucky Leprechaun 5K March 15