Today's Sports

  • New Hanover routs Trojans 49-14

    WILMINGTON — New Hanover routed West Brunswick 49-14 in Mideastern 3A/4A Conference football game Friday, Oct. 16.

    New Hanover, a class 4A team, improved to 3-0 in the conference, 6-2 overall. The Trojans, a class 3A team, are 2-2 in the conference, 5-4 overall.

    The Wildcats scored on their first four possessions and led 28-0 with 6 minutes, 18 seconds left in the first half. The score was 42-0 with 5:19 left in the third quarter, and that initiated a running clock for parts of the rest of the game.

  • Dixon beats North 2-1 in soccer

    LELAND — Dixon defeated North Brunswick 2-1 on Oct. 14 in a soccer game for first place in the East Central Conference.

    Sophomore Bryan Lopez scored the goal for the Scorpions, 3-2-1 and third in the ECC, 9-6-2 overall. Dixon is 7-1, 14-4-1. Croatan is 5-2-1 and second in the conference.

    The Bulldogs scored the only goal of the first half on a free kick with about 11 minutes, 30 seconds left.

    Scorpion senior midfielder Noe Aguilon nearly tied the score with 3:51 left in the half but his free kick was too high.

  • Trojans dominate Cougars

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat South Brunswick 34-14 in a Mideastern Conference football game Monday night at West.

    Shikeem Hill, Maliek King and Anthony McCray each scored touchdowns for the Trojans, 2-1 in the conference, 5-3 overall.

    Sophomore Owen McDowell, in his first complete game at quarterback, threw a touchdown pass to Da’Quane Burgess.

    “He did a great job tonight,” West coach Kelly Williamson said.

    Tariq Thomas returned an interception for a score. Hunter Younts kicked four extra points.

  • Halftime photos

    Halftime photos of the football game between West Brunswick and South Brunswick.

  • South runners win races at West

    SHALLOTTE — South Brunswick beat West Brunswick 23-33 in a boys’ cross-country meet at Friday, Oct. 9, at West.

    South senior Jack Palagruto was first in 18 minutes, 24 seconds and won by 44 seconds. Sophomore Jaxon Hudson was second, junior John Frandano fourth and sophomore Cameron Palagruto fifth.

    For the Trojans, junior Michael Tippett was their top runner, finishing third in 19:18.

    Four other West Brunswick runners were in the top 10: junior Trevor Wilson, senior Austin Turner, freshman Manny Negron and freshman Zechariah Emanuel.

  • VIDEO: BCC volleyball

    Final points of BCC’s first-set victory against Surry Community College on Saturday, Oct. 10, at Brunswick Community College. BCC went to win the match 3-0.

  • Trojans defeat Cougars 1-0 in...

    By Michael Paul

    Sports Editor

    SHALLOTTE — Tristan Murphy’s penalty kick with 7 minutes, 30 seconds left in overtime gave West Brunswick a 1-0 soccer victory against South Brunswick on Thursday, Oct. 8.

    The victory completed a season sweep of the Cougars, who lost 3-2 in overtime Sept. 15 on a goal by Murphy. West is 3-4 in the conference, 9-6 overall.

    The penalty kick came after a barrage of shots by the Trojans.

  • Topsail scores in final seconds...

    WILMINGTON — Topsail scored on a 1-yard touchdown run with 22.8 seconds left and converted the ensuing extra point to beat West Brunswick 14-13 Wednesday, Oct. 7, in a Mideastern Conference game between two class 3A football teams.

    The loss dropped the Trojans to 1-1 in the conference, 4-3 overall. Topsail is 1-1, 4-3.

    The game was the first of two in four days for West. The game had been postponed from Friday, Oct. 2, because of rain that caused flooding in the area The game was played at Legion Stadium, a neutral site.

  • McCumbee, McAleer win sports car...

    Chad McCumbee and Stevan McAleer, driving for C.J. Wilson Racing, won the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Street Tuner series championship Friday, Oct. 2, at Road Atlanta.

    “It’s a huge accomplishment,” McCumbee said Sunday. “We were in a really good spot to potentially have a run at the title last year and fell a little short. But to get it done this year in the fashion that we’ve done is really exciting to give ModSpace and C.J. Wilson Racing their first Continental Tire championship.”

  • Trojans win on Homecoming Night

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick defeated Ashley High School 25-0 on Homecoming Night, Sept. 28.

    Quinlyn Moore caught a touchdown pass and returned an interception for a touchdown.

    Quarterback Hunter Ashburn threw a touchdown pass, ran for a touchdown and kicked an extra point.

    Anthony McCray scored the Trojans’ other touchdown as they won their Mideastern 3A/4A Conference opener and improved to 4-2 overall. Ashley dropped to 1-4.