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Today's Sports

  • PHOTOS: West Brunswick girls...
  • Get out of the way, fall

     It seems as if fall can’t stand to let winter settle in here in Brunswick County. Just a week before Thanksgiving we experienced our first real cold push of the year. Quite a few southeastern counties experienced frost while some only hovered in the mid-40s.

    However, this past week’s abnormally comfortable daytime temperatures has most folks going to their closet to exchange a winter coat for shorts and flip flops. This push of warm air is welcomed by most, but it has influenced our region’s fishing in a much different way.

  • Tryouts set for Carolina...

     Shallotte will be the new home of a travel softball team beginning in 2018.

    Part-time Holden Beach resident Karen Strittmatter has organized the Carolina Pelicans, a 12 and under travel softball team for the 2018 spring and summer seasons.

    The tryouts are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 6, at the West Brunswick High School softball field from noon to 2 p.m.

    Strittmatter is a self-proclaimed “softball lifer.”

  • David and Gillis reel in trout,...
  • BFA raises more than $20,000 in...

     Brunswick Family Assistance officials issued a public “thank you” to its 2017 golf tournament committee members for their “tireless efforts during this year’s event.”

    “Their hard work and dedication helped BFA raised (more than) $20,000 from this year’s tournament,” BFA executive director said. “We truly appreciate and value all of their efforts. We could not continue to pursue our mission of helping those in need in our community without the help and kindness of people just like them.”

  • Notable scores, highlights from...

     Results of recent events submitted by area golf leagues.

     

    Beachcombers

  • Registration open for annual 15K...

     The 5th Annual Wilmington Symphony Beethoven 15K/5K is scheduled for Jan. 28 at 9 a.m. in Brunswick Forest.

    The distance running event benefits the Wilmington Symphony and its youth education programs. The event offers a 15K run, 5K run or walk.

    Individual and four-person team entry categories are available.

    The race features “unique, picturesque courses through beautiful Brunswick Forest, snazzy tee-shirts, customized 15K finisher medals, inside bathrooms and locker rooms,” according to a Wilmington Symphony news release.

  • Dosher Foundation golf event...

    More than 115 players and 125 sponsors helped the Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation raise $54,000 along with $8,000 in goods and services at the foundation’s 8th annual golf classic on Oct. 13. The foundation recognized Griffin Estep Benefit Group, Inc. as the major sponsor of the tourney that took place at Oak Island Golf & Country Club.

    For information about sponsoring or playing in the 2018 tournament, call the foundation at 457-3850.

  • SAL donates to Jessie Mae Monroe...

    Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary School principal Alicia Williams receives a $1,100 donation for from the Sons of the American Legion (SAL) Squadron 503 in Calabash from Cmdr. John Manning. From left are assistant principal Joseph Benton, Williams, Manning, parent facilitator Sharyn Morrison and SAL Past Cmdr. Bob Molloy. This donation was the result of a fun-filled bowling tournament chaired by Molloy at the Brunswick County Bowling Center in Shallotte. The money will go to the school’s backpack program. The next squadron bowling tournament will be in March 2018.

  • Dolphins improve to 7-1 with win...

     The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team improved to 7-1 with an 83-79 victory over Fayetteville Tech on Nov. 21.

    Radford commit Devin Hutchison poured in a game-high 21 points and added seven rebounds for the Dolphins. Hutchison connected on 9-of-13 shots in the contest.

    Khaileel Dailey drained four three-pointers on his way to a 19-point performance, while Antonio Baldwin posted 17 points on 5-of-7 shooting. Jael Scott was the fourth BCC player in double-digit scoring as he contributed 11 points in the four-point victory.