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Today's Sports

  • Napolitano selected to AP Little...

     Wingate University defensive lineman Nick Napolitano is an Associated Press Little All-America second team member.

    The AP Little All-America teams recognize student-athletes from NCAA Divisions II and III and the NAIA.

    Napolitano, a West Brunswick graduate, is a two-year Wingate team captain.

  • Lady Dolphins finish 1-1 in...

      BCC lost its opening-round game 60-38 to Community College of Baltimore County — Dundalk, Md. on Dec.18.

    The game was tied 14-all with 7:14 left in the first half, but CCBC led 31-22 at the half. Baham scored 11 of BCC’s 22 points, and nine of those points were free throws.

    CCBC dominated the second half, stretching its lead to 39-22. It led 50-29 with 8:40 left and BCC never rallied.

  • Swimmers continue to reach...

     BOLIVIA — South’s girls finished ahead of Laney and West Brunswick in a swim meet Friday, Dec. 19, at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.

    South scored 110 points, Laney 105 and West 18.

    In the boys’ meet, Laney was first (101), South second (95) and West third (39).

    County swimmers continue to attain regional standards. The girls had four regional times and freshman McKenzie White was a part in all four.

  • Victory over Cougars puts West...

    BOILING SPRING LAKES — Cellphone marketers would have a hard time selling unlimited minutes to West Brunswick’s boys’ basketball players.

    All they need to get is five-second calls.

    The Trojans used a smothering defense to chalk up three five-second calls during their 57-42 win over county rival South Brunswick on Thursday, Dec. 18.

    The win keeps West unbeaten through the first 10 games of the season.

  • No. 11 Harcum defeats BCC

    BOLIVIA ­— The elite remained elusive as 11th-ranked Harcum College slipped past Brunswick Community College 93-89 Friday night, Dec. 19.

    It marked the final game of the fifth annual BCC Holiday Basketball Classic in the Dinah Gore Aquatics & Fitness Center gymnasium.

    Harcum, from Bryn Mawr, Pa., finished fourth last year in the national junior college tournament and was ranked fifth in the nation last week before losing its second in 16 games this season.

  • The Superintendent: A golf...

     

    Last month I attended the annual Conference & Trade Show of the Carolinas Golf Course Superintendent’s Association. The event at the big convention center in Myrtle Beach, S.C., had three days of meetings, seminars, keynote speakers, networking and fun for the 1,800 members of the CGCSA.

  • All I want for Christmas is a...

      The Christmas cookies are being made, arrangements for family visits have been acknowledged and the last of your gift shopping keeps getting pushed farther and farther back. With all this going on, fishermen wonder why it is so hard to get a day to yourself on the water during the holidays. Fortunately, the fishing has remained consistent over the past week.

  • Ram Gridiron fundraiser nets $4,...

    West Brunswick families and fans participated in a Ram Gridiron Challenge fundraiser Oct. 17 and raised $4,280 for the school. The Ram Truck brand contributed $20 for each test drive in a new Ram truck. West Brunswick’s Class of 2015 was awarded $500 for completing the most test drives during the event.

  • Trojan defeat Scorpions, improve...

     SHALLOTTE — Undefeated West Brunswick trailed North Brunswick after the first quarter, but that was about to change.

    When the Trojan intensity started, it wasn’t just a flurry. It was more like a Buffalo snow.

    West went on to win 77-66 Thursday night, Dec. 11, and remain unbeaten through eight games.

    “West is a very good basketball team,” North coach Tyler Grady said. “These are his boys, and this is their year.”

  • Deal, North steal victory...

     SHALLOTTE  — North Brunswick beat West Brunswick 51-46 in a non-conference girls’ basketball game Thursday, Dec. 11, at West.

    A steal by senior Gracan Deal and two ensuing free throws with 7.9 seconds left by sophomore Unique Hines clinched the victory.

    For North (3-3), sophomore Jada Bellamy scored 16 points. For West (3-2), McKenzie Benton scored 17 points and Leilani Emile 13.

    Each team made it difficult for itself by missing free throws. West made 12 of 26 free throws; North, 19 of 38.