Today's Sports

  • Williams, Maldonado pitch Scorps...

     North Brunswick’s Jessica Williams fired a no-hitter and struck out eight batters in her squad’s 16-0 victory in five innings over West Columbus on Thursday, March 15.

    Williams helped her own cause with a career day at the plate as she finished 4-for-4 with three doubles and three RBI.

    Jamie Reece posted an impressive stat line with a 3-for-4 performance that included a triple, two stolen bases, two RBI and three runs scored.

  • West women’s lacrosse squad...

     West Brunswick’s women’s lacrosse team improved to 5-1 and 3-1 in Mideastern Conference play with a 9-4 victory over Laney in Wilmington on Friday, March 16.

    The Trojans built a 6-1 halftime lead and played the Buccaneers to a draw in the second half to earn their third league victory in four tries in 2018.

    Junior Gwenna Gentle netted four goals and dished out three assists, while Kara Cheers and Cecelia Vergara each scored two goals to lead West Brunswick’s offensive attack.

  • West tennis team earns first win...

     West Brunswick’s men’s tennis team earned a victory over Ashley last week for its first win of the campaign.

    The Trojan men won five of six singles matches and earned a pair of doubles’ wins to claim a 7-2 decision over the Screaming Eagles at Ocean Isle Beach Park on March 13.

    West suffered a 9-0 defeat against Laney in Wilmington on Thursday, March 15.

  • West Brunswick High School...

     Listed are the schedules for each of the eight West Brunswick High School spring varsity sports.



    March 1 at Carolina Forest (Carolina Border Battle), 5 p.m.

    March 2 at High Point Christian Academy (part of Carolina Border Battle at Carolina Forest), 5 p.m.

    March 3 at Indian Land High School (part of Carolina Border Battle at Carolina Forest), 9:30 a.m.

    March 7 vs. Norfolk Christian Academy, 5 p.m.

    March 10 at North Myrtle Beach (S.C.), 1:30 p.m.

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  • Beeler shatters personal...

     SHALLOTTE - West Brunswick softball assistant coach Amanda Fields set several individual pitching records during her time pitching for the Trojans.

    If she hangs around much longer, she might have to watch as Morgan Beeler shatters those marks.

    Beeler set yet another personal best ledger with 17 strikeouts against North Brunswick in a 5-0 win on Thursday, March 29, in Shallotte.

    The junior right-hander yielded just three hits and one walk in seven innings as the Trojans seized an early lead and never looked back in the shutout victory.

  • Babson, McDowell carry Trojans...

     West Brunswick entered the week before spring break with a 4-6 record and searching for a couple of victories over rivalry teams.

    The Trojans earned a pair of emphatic victories with an 11-1 win over South Brunswick in a six-inning game in Boiling Spring Lakes on March 27 before earning a 4-0 decision over North Brunswick at Mike Alderson Field in Shallotte on Thursday, March 29.

    Sophomore Tanner Babson and senior Owen McDowell combined for seven hits and three RBI in last week’s win over the Scorpions of North Brunswick.

  • Planet Fun bowling leagues...

     Notable scores from bowling league at Planet Fun in Shallotte. Results of recent events were submitted to the Beacon.


    Church League (men’s division)


    Scratch Game

    Justin Shepard 218

    Donald Bollinger 203

    Ricky Joyner 197

    Clem Wurtz 191

    Leonard Kennedy 186

    Chris Benton 182

    Wurtz 180

    Jeff Sibbett 178

    Joyner 175

    Lester Simmons 172

    Sibbett 168

  • Calabash VFW dart league results

     Members of the Calabash VFW Post 7288 Steel Dart League competed in league play the weeks of March 6 and March 13.

    The first-place winners during the week of March 6 were Sara Rasmussen, Dennis Major and Robie MacDougall, while Kathy Major, Rich Leylo and Bo Dolan secured a second-place standing. Mary Stern, Cliff Hinkley and Mike Walton finished the competition in third place.

  • Parker named top defensive...

     Jadyn Parker, a sophomore at West Brunswick High School, attended the the Preps Hoops Camp in Charlotte on March 17 before competing in the Top 150 Phenom Basketball Camp on March 18. During the two-day event, Parker averaged 12 points per game, including three dunks, and earned best defensive player accolades out of the 150 campers who attended. Parker started for West Brunswick’s varsity boys’ basketball team last winter under head coach Ty Johnson. Other West Brunswick attendees were J’vian McCray, Makoa Surigao and Alex Younts.