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Today's Sports

  • Mideastern 3A/4A All-Conference...

     The Mideastern 3A/4A Conference announced its all-conference recipients for the 2017 spring sports season Friday, May 26.

    Listed are the player of the year, coach of the year and team sportsmanship award winners in each spring sport.

    Baseball and softball all-conference teams will be released following the conclusion of the state playoffs in those sports.

     

    West Brunswick and South Brunswick high schools all-conference recipients:

     

    Men’s Golf

  • North Brunswick’s Mailhot to...

     On the heels of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association conference tournament championship and a berth in the Division II NCAA Atlantic Regionals, Chowan University is adding more talent to its softball roster.

    North Brunswick senior Kerrin Mailhot signed a national letter of intent May 17 to play softball at Chowan University.

  • “Today, I consider myself the...

     Michael Jordan kept it simple when he announced his return to the Chicago Bulls in March 1995 after taking two years off to pursue a professional baseball career.

    “I’m back,” His Airness said.

    LeBron James bolted the Cleveland Cavaliers for a highly successful tenure with the superteam Miami Heat in what became known as “The Decision,” a nationally-televised, one-hour program in which James proclaimed he was “taking his talents to South Beach.”

  • Trojans fall in regional finals

     HILLSBOROUGH — Senior catcher Haley Long wiped the tears from her face. Sophomore Morgan Beeler couldn’t find any consolation in finishing the season one win away from a crack at a state championship. West Brunswick’s longtime head softball coach Joe Noble could barely speak to reporters following the game as he battled his emotions during postgame interviews.

  • Twelve-year-old reels in nice...

     Twelve-year-old Pierce Latta of Charlotte caught a 4.41-pound Pompano at Ocean Isle Beach in surf April 15 while on vacation with his family and friend, Ben.

  • The Academy of Coastal Carolina...

     The Academy of Coastal Carolina was selected to receive a National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) startup grant from the North Carolina Wildlife Commission. The grant will allow the academy to expand its archery program and compete with other local schools in elementary, middle and high school divisions.

  • 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.

  • Guilford Tech eliminates BCC in...

     Guilford Tech piled on six runs in the top of the sixth inning on its way to winning a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region X and Southeastern District baseball semifinal game against Brunswick Community College (BCC) on May 15.

    Trailing by eight runs after six innings, BCC plated three runs in the bottom of the seventh and a pair in the bottom of the ninth, but the sixth-inning barrage by Guilford Tech was too much to overcome for the Dolphins.

  • Beeler fires no-hitter as...

     The West Brunswick High School varsity softball team is two wins away from a chance to record its first state championship in program history.

    Thanks to a 1-0, nine-inning victory over Lee County in the fourth round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state softball playoffs, the Trojans have advanced to the 3A Eastern Finals for the first time.