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  • Trojans top Topsail in five sets

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick volleyball team beat Topsail 25-19, 25-23, 23-25, 31-33, 15-8 in a conference match between two Class 3A teams Sept. 8.

    West is 2-1 in the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference.

    After losing the fourth set, West dominated the fifth set. A kill by Myah Morse gave West a 3-1 lead and led to a four-point run with Payton Roberts serving. In the run, Hannah Pugh and Morse combined twice on blocks.

    An errant serve by Topsail and another error gave West two more points and a 9-2 lead.

  • Marine Patrol Officer Weaver to...

    By Patricia Smith

    North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources

    North Carolina Marine Patrol Officer Jonathan Weaver will receive the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award Sept. 17 during the full council meeting in Hilton Head, S.C.

    The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council award acknowledges service above and beyond duty requirements, recognizes distinctive service, professionalism and dedication to enforcing fisheries regulations in the South Atlantic region. 

  • North Myrtle Beach defeats...

    SHALLOTTE — North Myrtle Beach (S.C.) High School beat West Brunswick 34-7 in a non-conference football game Friday, Sept. 4 at West.

    The loss was the first of the season for West (2-1). North Myrtle Beach is 2-1 and has scored at least 27 points in each of the three games.

    Junior quarterback Ronnie Bass completed nine of 14 passes for 183 yards and two touchdowns for the Chiefs. North Myrtle Beach scored on five of its 10 possessions. One of the other possessions ended on a missed field goal. Another possession ended on downs at the West 5.

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  • Willie Fulford, Yarbrough win...

    Staff Report

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Willie Fulford won the Mini Stocks championship Sept. 3 at Myrtle Beach Speedway.

    The Fulford family was the dominant name in the division this season as brothers Willie and Adam chased the season title. Willie Fulford, who had won four races, had a 13-point lead entering the final race over Adam Fulford, who had won three races.

    In the 20-lap race Sept. 3, Willie Fulford led the early laps but brother Adam took the lead about midway through the race on the way to the victory.

  • Trojans beat Whiteville 7-0 in...

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick boys’ soccer team beat Whiteville 7-0 in a non-conference game Sept. 2.

    Senior midfielder Tristan Murphy scored three goals and sophomore forward Lincoln Smith two. Senior midfielder John McNeil and freshman forward Alex Younts also scored. Senior midfielder Noah Faircloth had two assists. Senior Michael Nelson was the goalkeeper as the Trojans improved to 3-2.

    McNeil scored West’s first goal with 9 minutes, 48 seconds left in the first half when he headed a 30-yard free kick from Sam Zeng.

  • Trojans begin volleyball...

    Staff Report

    The West Brunswick volleyball team began its conference season this week, beating Ashley but losing to Hoggard.

    West Brunswick defeated Ashley 25-23, 25-23, 27-25 Sept. 1 in Wilmington.

    Hannah Pugh had 11 kills, 18 digs and five service aces.

    Haley Long had 15 digs.

    Payton Roberts had 12 assists.

    The Ashley JV beat West 2-0.

    In a match Sept. 2 at West, Hoggard rallied to beat the Trojans 22-25, 20-25, 25-11, 25-18, 25-5.

    Pugh led team in kills (18), digs (27) and service aces (three).

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