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  • North Brunswick’s Speary to play...

    LELAND — North Brunswick senior soccer player Marissa Speary signed a letter of intent Feb. 27 to attend Chowan University.

    For Speary, Chowan is a perfect fit.

    “When I first walked onto the campus, I absolutely loved the environment,” she said. “It felt like home. All the teammates were really friendly.”

    North coach Jonathan John said Speary “loves the game.”

  • Scorpions lose in third round of...

    LELAND — The North Brunswick girls’ basketball team reached the third round of the Class 2A basketball playoffs before losing 76-52 Saturday to Northside-Jacksonville.

    Northside led 25-6 after the first quarter and clinched the victory in the second quarter, when it outscored North 25-10 for a 50-16 halftime lead. Northside led 61-24 after three quarters.

    North ends the season 23-4. Northside is 24-5.

    This was the fourth game this season between these teams.

  • Three county wrestlers win state...

    GREENSBORO —  Three county wrestlers won championships Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state tournament.

    West Brunswick senior Harrison Campbell won the Class 3A 120-pound title for the second straight year. Campbell finished the season 39-4.

    North Brunswick senior Tyrone Watson Jr., second last year at 182 pounds, won the Class 2A title. Watson finished the season 34-2.

  • Jumping for joy
  • VIDEO: Tyrone Watson Jr. wins...
  • VIDEO: Harrison Campbell wins...

    Final seconds of Harrison Campbell’s 120-pound victory in the NCHSAA Class 3A state wrestling tournament.

  • VIDEO: Patrick Burton wins state

    Final seconds of Patrick Burton’s 152-pound victory in the NCHSAA Class 2A state wrestling tournament.

  • Breaking barriers to playing golf

    By Darren deMaille

    For many reasons, people are intimidated to take up the game of golf. I relate it to myself as if I were to take a dance class, which is completely out of my element. I know nothing about dance. Putting myself on showcase on a dance floor in front of other people is not something that would be comfortable for me to do.

    For this reason I understand why people are intimidated to play golf or take a lesson. We have to get out of our comfort zone sometimes and put ourselves out there to experience different things and bring more enjoyment to life.

  • This March has been tough...

    By Capt. Derek Treffinger

  • Spotlight on Moe Clapp

    By Darren deMaille

    One of the interesting aspects of coaching golf is that every week I am lucky to meet new people who come from various backgrounds and ways of life. Recently I have been teaching a very successful barbecue truck owner, a state legislator, a retired tennis player, a high school language teacher, a police officer, and most recently a postman who has a passion for building golf clubs.