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Today's Sports

  • Decisions about when to go on...

     If fishing runs in your veins, now is the time to be planning that fishing trip. The availability of baitfish is unbelievable right now. Mullet and menhaden are thick from the waterways to the beachfront. Several of the shallow creeks are full of shrimp, too. The predator fish are lurking and the action should get stronger as more cold fronts pass through out area. We just experienced our first good cool down and the fish are starting to stack up.

  • Veterans Memorial becoming a...

     The is an awesome place to live. Brunswick County is filled with the most generous, caring people in the world. There is a real sense of community service and patriotism here.

    Two weeks ago, 10 of our area golf pros played 100 holes of golf in one day to raise money for Folds of Honor. Each week there are charity golf events for every cause from breast cancer, to Communities in Schools to hospice care. It’s impossible for me to cover them all, but I try to single out a few each year to showcase the length and breadth of our charity golf tournaments.

  • Trojans defeat Stallions 38-14

     TABOR CITY — West Brunswick beat South Columbus 38-14 in a non-conference football game Thursday, Sept. 11, the first victory of the season for the Trojans (1-3).

    In the first half, junior running back Shikeem Hill returned a kickoff for a touchdown and Junior Delton Bessent returned an interception about 30 yards for a score.

    In the second half, sophomore running back Anthony McCray scored on touchdown runs of 21 and 46 yards.

  • West football, soccer games will...

    West Brunswick will play its football game at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at South Columbus.

    North Brunswick will play its football game at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at home against South Brunswick

    West Brunswick will play junior varsity and varsity soccer games at 5/6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at home against New Hanover.

  • Trojans beat Cougars in tennis

     West Brunswick beat South Brunswick 5-4 in a conference tennis match Thursday, Sept. 4, at South.

    The Trojans won four of the six singles matches.

    At No. 2, Anna James beat Hannah Pieper 6-3, 6-2. At No. 3, McKenzie Winberg beat Katrina Marchetti 6-3, 6-3. At No. 4, Allie Madison beat Sarah Costa 6-2, 4-6, 10-0. At No. 5, Olivia Rutter beat Eliza Douglass 5-7, 7-5, 10-5.

    In other singles matches, South’s Gabby Beacham beat Katie Barnes 6-0, 6-2 and South’s Kezia Matson beat Bianca Desimone 7-5, 6-3.

  • North Brunswick’s defense...

     LELAND — North Brunswick took advantage of East Columbus turnovers in a 48-6 in a non-conference home football game Friday, Sept. 5.

    The Scorpions intercepted three passes and recovered two fumbles.

    Junior Jordon Howard intercepted a pass in the first half and senior Dominique Blanks and senior Jerry Andrews intercepted passes in the second half.

    Senior Erick Wheeler forced a fumble that senior Evin Bellamy recovered.

  • Trojans’ Kinlaw, Cougars’...

     West Brunswick’s Lora Kinlaw won the girls’ cross-country race Thursday, Sept. 4, at Smithville Park.

    In 90-degree temperatures, Kinlaw ran the 3.1-mile course in 23 minutes, 21 seconds. South Brunswick’s Gabbi Hitchcock was second, 14 seconds behind Kinlaw. South’s Logan Horne was two seconds behind in third (23.75). Hannah Phieffer finished fifth (24:19) and Bailey Johnson sixth (24:28). No other county runner broke 25 minutes.

  • Play for Pink continues Lockwood...

     Lockwood Folly has been hosting fundraisers for breast cancer since 1997. The Play for Pink ladies golf tournament will take place Oct. 23.  The men’s Play for Pink golf tournament is on Oct. 29. The annual Play for Pink card party and luncheon took place on April 4.

  • Hill, Napolitano named...

     

    Video of Nick Napolitano: 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdbSVsxg5-s

    Staff Repor

    Former West Brunswick football players Alfy Hill ad Nick Napolitano had key plays for their teams in college football over the weekend.

    Hill, a senior defensive end, was one of the top defensive players for Winston-Salem State University in its 38-7 home victory Saturday, Sept. 6, against UNC Pembroke.

  • North Myrtle Beach beats Trojans...

      LITTLE RIVER, S.C. — North Myrtle Beach beat West Brunswick 26-13 in a non-conference high school football game Friday, Sept. 5.

    West scored on a 2-yard run by junior quarterback Hunter Ashburn in the second quarter and on a 77-yard touchdown pass from Ashburn to junior receiver Quinlyn Moore in the second quarter.

    The score put West ahead 13-10 with 3 minutes, 35 seconds left in the half. The lead lasted 20 seconds, as North Myrtle Beach returned the ensuing kick to the West 8 and scored on a run on the next play.