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  • VIDEO: Jelonnie Smith wins 100...
  • North Brunswick girls, boys win...

    LELAND — North Brunswick won the girls’ and boys’ county championships in track and field April 19 at Garry Bishop Stadium.

    North’s girls won 11 events and scored 102.5 points. South Brunswick won seven events and was second (60) and West Brunswick last (12.5).

    North’s boys won 13 events and scored 103.5 points. South won five events and was second (65.5). West was last (8).

    In the girls’ events, sophomore Keyana Yeoman won the 100-meter hurdles (16.1 seconds) and the 300-meter hurdles (50.2)

  • Trojans win softball tournament

    By Ed Hullings

  • BCC sweeps Catawba Valley,...

    BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Community College baseball team remained in first place in the region after winning three games last weekend against Catawba Valley Community College.

    BCC is 16-1 in the NJCAA Division II Region 10, 31-7 overall. Catawba is 9-9, 21-22. It entered the series in fourth place.

    The Dolphins play a three-game series April 22-23 at Founders Field against Patrick Henry Community College, a team in third place as of April 14 (14-3, 26-15). Pitt is second (12-2, 25-7).

     

  • Knights score six in seventh,...

    SHALLOTTE — North Davidson defeated West Brunswick 7-3 April 12 in the championship game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational baseball tournament on Mike Alderson Field.

    The Knights, the defending Class 4A state champions, scored six runs with two outs in the top of the seventh in taking the 7-3 lead.

    West starter Johnathon Carlyle had given up one hit through six innings. He gave up a leadoff hit in the top of the seventh but a strikeout and a flyball left the Trojans one out from victory.

  • Scorpions defeat Wakefield

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    North Brunswick beat Wakefield 2-1 April 12 in a consolation game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational on Mike Alderson Field.

    The Scorpions scored the winning run in the bottom of the sixth. Joey Matthews led off and walked. He stole second and Zack Brown bunted him to third. Trenton Chasteen bunted home the go-ahead run.

  • Dustin Johnson commits to play...

    Dustin Johnson, winner of 15 career titles on the PGA TOUR and ranked No. 1 golfer in the world,  has committed to play in the Wells Fargo Championship, scheduled for May 1-7 at Eagle Point Golf Club.
    Johnson, who was born in Columbia, S.C., and attended Coastal Carolina University, will be returning to the Wells Fargo Championship for the first time since 2011. Johnson’s best finish in the tournament was a tie for 29th in 2010. In his two other starts, he missed the cut both times.

  • Scorpions defeat New Hanover 12-2

    Photos of North Brunswick’s 12-2 victory against New Hanover.

  • McCray, Vereen selected for all-...

    West Brunswick seniors Anthony McCray and Taye Vereen have been selected to play in the N. C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star football game.

    The game will be played July 19 at Jamieson Stadium at Grimsley High School.

    The game features some of the best football senior football players of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2017 season. The East roster lists 36 players.

    McCray is a 5-foot-9, 205-pound running back. He is the offensive player of the year in the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference.

  • Amen! Garcia surges to Masters...

    By Thomas Ryan Paul

    Up here in the Northeast Kingdom, Palm Sunday finds thick patches of unmelted "corn" snow and muddy roads around my house. Sap buckets hang from the maple trees, which won't leaf out for another three-four weeks. My cross-country skis stand next to my golf bag. Can't use either of them today. So today, after Palm Sunday Mass, there is only one thing to do: roast a chicken, mash potatoes and watch the final round of the Masters.