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Today's Sports

  • Wilson to continue running...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Trevor Wilson publicly accepted an offer April 27 from University of Mount Olive to participate in cross country and track.

    Wilson plans to study exercise science, he said.

    “He’s been one of our top runners,” West cross-country coach Jimmy Caraway said.

    “He has won Most Dedicated and Most Improved awards.”

    Wilson said he became interested in the program in December, when coach Matt van Lierop emailed him.

  • Forty years and 30,000 holes of...

     Since 1978, the Dunning family has been vacationing and golfing in the Carolinas. They come for the beach, the family time and especially the golf.

  • Two organizations join to mold...

     The Learning Illumination Center (LIC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, recently began a relationship with The First Tee of Brunswick County.

    Nick Vassil, chief operating officer of APLS group, LIC’s parent company, and Karen Parker, LIC executive director, had the pleasure of meeting with Don Hall, executive director of The First Tee of Brunswick Country, and Coach Terry Mauney this past Wednesday, May 17, at their offices in Shallotte.

  • Piperettes play member-guest...

    The Piperettes of Sandpiper Bay played their annual member-guest tournament May 2. Thirty members and their guests were divided into three flights and played two-person best ball. The tournament chairwoman was Pat Hannigan.

    Gross, first flight: Bernice Morris and Mary Hedrick, +10. Second flight, Diane Rauch and Sandy Belcher, +14. Third flight: Carol Haack and Claire O’Brien, +24.

  • Golf highlights, notable scores...

    Results of recent events submitted by area golf leagues.

    Brick Landing Plantation

  • Flounder caught
  • Fishing on spring break
  • Sports calendar

    Surf fishing May 13 at OIB museum

  • Lessons from the Wells Fargo

    By Darren deMaille

    Golf Columnist

    The Wells Fargo Championship was contested last week at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington. I have been to and played many championship golf courses, including Augusta National, and Eagle Point ranks among the top three courses I have been to.

    The players were raving about the layout and the conditions all week. Phil Mickelson said, “it ranks in the top five courses” they will play all year. Coming from Mickelson, this holds a tremendous amount of value to me.

  • North Brunswick girls, boys win...

    LELAND — The North Brunswick girls’ and boys’ track and field teams won the East Central Conference track and field championships May 2 at Garry Bishop Stadium.

    North’s girls scored 176 points. Croatan was second (121.5) in the seven-team meet.

    North’s boys scored 224 points. Croatan was second (103) in the seven-team meet.

    In the girls’ meet, North won five individual events and used its depth to win the championship.