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Today's Sports

  • Lady Trojans start soccer season

     SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick High School girls’ soccer team lost 5-2 to Richlands on Thursday, Feb. 27, in a non-conference, season-opening game at West.

  • Davis, Trojans get set for most...

    The West Brunswick High School boys’ basketball team will play its most significant game in 11 years at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at West when it plays for a sectional title against Southern Durham (17-10) in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state playoffs.

    West last won a sectional in 2003.

    “Obviously, we’re excited,” West coach Eric Davis said after the game Wednesday Feb. 26, against Cleveland. “We got to keep our emotions in check. That’s a big win for our program,”

  • Trojans advance to sectional...

      SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat Cleveland 70-51 in a second-round game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state basketball playoffs.

    The Trojans will play at 7 p.m. Friday at home against Southern Durham (17-10) for a sectional title and advancement to the East Regional. West last won a sectional and played in a regional in 2003.

    Cleveland, a school in Clayton, has been in existence for four years. With two seniors on its roster, Cleveland was in the state playoffs for the first time. It finished the season 14-12.

  • Rivers Edge to host 2014...

      

    We’ve come a long way, baby.

    I’m referring to the Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions. The first event was held at Tiger’s Eye in Ocean Ridge in December of 2004. Our men’s and women’s champions from 11 local clubs competed over two days of medal play. Marie Strickler of Carolina Shores won the women’s division; Richard Curwen of St. James won the men’s. 

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

     Beachcombers

    Results of the Stableford event Friday, Feb. 21, at Crow Creek. The winners with a score of +18 were Dan O’Connell, Jim Ritter, Tom Culverwell and John Beairsto. Second were Ed Redman, Larry Cecil, Dick Cecil and Scott McBean, +11.5. Ed Nocella was most over his points, +9. Gary Gutheil had the lowest score, 88. Dan O'Connell had the lowest net, 65. O’Connell is the golfer of the week. He led the winning team with a score of 89 and was +7.

     

    Brierwood

  • Spring fishing gets started

     By Jacob Frick

    Spring fishing gets started

  • State playoffs: West’s boys win...

     

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat Cameron Union Pines 68-49 in a first-round game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association boys’ Class 3A state playoffs Monday, Feb. 24, at West.

    West improves to 18-7 and was scheduled to play a second-round game Wednesday, Feb. 26, at West against Cleveland (14-9). The winner Wednesday plays for a sectional title on Friday, Feb. 28, and will advance to the East Regional.

  • Two county wrestlers finish...

     GREENSBORO — Two Brunswick County wrestlers finished sixth in their weight classes Saturday, Feb. 22, in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state championships.

    West Brunswick junior Campbell Alspaugh and North Brunswick junior Evin Bellamy were the top finishers of the eight county wrestlers in the tournament.

  • Prep basketball playoff brackets...

    From the North Carolina High School Athletic Association

    CLASS 2A GIRLS

    EAST

    32 St. Pauls (10-12) at 1 Reidsville (19-0)

    17 Goldsboro (11-11) at 16 Burlington Cummings (10-9)

    25 West Bladen (12-9) at 8 Wilson Beddingfield (17-3)

    24 Carrboro (6-16) at 9 Red Springs (12-10)

    28 Newport Croatan (11-9) at 5 Southern Vance (20-2)

    21 Elizabeth City Northeastern (8-10) at 12 East Duplin (17-5)

    20 North Brunswick (13-8) at 13 North Pitt (17-5)

  • Prep basketball playoff brackets...

     

     

    From the North Carolina High School Athletic Association. First-round games are Monday. 

    CLASS 2A BOYS

    EAST

    32 South Columbus (11-11) at 1 Trinity (21-1)

    17 Elizabeth City Northeastern (18-4) at 16 Wilson Beddingfield (12-8)

    25 Bertie (16-6) at 8 Burlington Cummings (17-5)

    24 Midway (16-6) at 9 Farmville Central (15-6)

    28 Eastern Randolph (14-8) at 5 Kinston (18-4)

    21 Franklinton (14-7) at 12 Red Springs (17-5)