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Today's Sports

  • Notable scores and highlights...

     Results of recent golf events submitted by area golf leagues.

     

    Brick Landing LGA

  • If you played golf, Gene Weldon...

     Last weekend, I attended a golf outing at Rivers Edge in Shallotte in memory of Gene Weldon, a longtime PGA golf pro who died earlier this year following a bout with cancer.

    Ralph Eckley, Ronnie Hahn and Mike Travers organized the event and more than 40 people attended last weekend’s event, including Weldon’s wife, Geri, and his children, Wil Weldon and Hayes Cramer.

    After speaking with Ralph, Ronnie and Mike, countless times, something became awfully clear.

    Gene Weldon was about as well respected as a person can possibly be.

  • Hot Corner: Chatting with...

     Editor’s Note: Hot Corner will be published weekly. It’s a conversation revolving around sports between Beacon sports editor Sam Hickman and a Brunswick County resident. If you are interested in chatting on the Hot Corner, email shickman@brunswickbeacon.com. This week’s guest is Southport resident and District Court Judge Jason Disbrow.

     

  • Gentle spearheads growth of...

     SHALLOTTE – Lacrosse was going to take off in Brunswick County and Kate Gentle was going to make sure of it.

    A Cortland, N.Y., native and Brunswick County resident of more than five years, Gentle almost single-handedly launched and sustained a lacrosse program in Brunswick County that now has one county high school competing at a high level with New Hanover County programs.

    For the first time in Brunswick County history, a county high school defeated a New Hanover County team this past spring during the girls’ lacrosse season.

  • Dixie Youth district tournament...

     The Southport-Oak Island All-Stars secured the 2017 Dixie Youth Majors District Tournament championship last week at Waccamaw Park. The squad went undefeated during the tournament and defeated Shallotte, 10-6, on June 25 to claim the crown.

     

    The Leland National All-Stars claimed first-place honors in the 2017 Dixie Youth Minors District Tournament. Leland National held off a late rally by Lockwood Folly and secured a one-run victory, 5-4, in the championship game June 26. 

  • Waccamaw Park hosts Dixie Youth...

      Waccamaw Park is hosting the Dixie Youth Baseball District Tournament in the Minors and Majors division. Scroll through the slide show to see photographs from this week's tournament play. 

  • Morrison wins local sports...
  • Bausch boys with nice catches
  • Summer fishing is finally here

     It’s safe to say that summer fishing is finally here. The change from cool temperate nights to warm, muggy temperatures all day and night has officially happened and with it came the turn to summer fishing. And as usual, every year this transition from spring to summer fishing brings good action along the beachfront near shore and offshore ranges.

  • Results of recent events...

     Below are scores and highlights reported by area golf leagues.

     

    Beachcombers