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Today's Sports

  • Trojans fall in overtime to East...

     

    West Brunswick rallied from a nine-point deficit to force overtime before losing 58-56 to East Bladen in a Waccamaw Conference boys’ basketball game Friday night.

    The Trojans held the Eagles scoreless in the final five minutes, 15 seconds of the fourth quarter in rallying from a 43-34 deficit. West had a chance to win the game in regulation, as it had the ball after a timeout with 3.4 seconds left, but East Bladen blocked the shot.

  • Rankin perseveres to get degree...

     West Brunswick High School has produced several college athletes over the last few years. Some in volleyball, some in baseball, some in softball, but none traveled a more complex route than Brandon Rankin to become a college athlete.

  • Dellinger, Bernier win titles in...

    Ronnie Dellinger and Dylan Bernier finished first in their weight class in the Feud in the Forest Saturday at Pine Forest High School in Fayetteville.

    Their victories helped West finish third in the 13-team tournament. Seventy-First was first with 143.5 points. Southern Durham was second with 131.5 points. West was third with 108 points.

    Dellinger finished first at 103 pounds. He beat Drew O’Rourke, Fuquay-Varina, by fall in 39 seconds, and beat Zac Lupien, Pinecrest, by fall in 37 seconds. Dellinger is 27-2 this year.

  • Golf action

    The team of Liz Boyer, Sue Janovic, Ralph Trimmer and Bob Nobes came in first at 1-over par in the Brierwood nine-hole mixed scramble Jan. 20. Fran Thomas, Rita Dugan, Carola Hornfeck and Larry Boyer were second. Glen Green, Marianne Nobes, Bob Janovic and Chuck Hornfeck were third.

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  • Brunswick senior golf kicks off...

    There are dozens of golf activities for people of all ages in Brunswick County.

    Clubs with memberships run tournaments, guest days, member-member events, club championships and mixed events. The Elks, the VFW and various special interest and/or friendship groups sponsor leagues. The Carolinas Golf Association has an active tournament schedule. Most churches and charitable organizations have fundraising events each year.

    One of the best opportunities to play golf in Brunswick County is sponsored by the Brunswick County Parks and Recreation Department.

  • South’s boys beat West

    BOILING SPRING LAKES—South Brunswick guard Edward McNeil directed the plays as Montez Loman scored 19 points and Terrell Stanley 15 in a 54-36 victory Jan. 21 over West Brunswick in a Waccamaw Conference basketball game.

    The victory gives South a sweep of West in the regular season and the top seed from the conference for the Class 3A state playoffs.

    West lost its 10th straight game and is 1-12 overall. Roman Smyth (10 points) was the top scorer for West, winless in the conference.

  • BCC’s defense sparks...

     Brunswick Community College scored off three straight turnovers to take a 52-48 lead and then hit three free throws in the final 9.6 seconds to beat Aiken Tech 57-55 in a Region 10 Conference basketball game Saturday afternoon.

  • South swimmers win dual in final...

     In their final home meet of the season, the South Brunswick swim teams swept Swansboro and swam automatic qualifying times for the regional next week.

    South’s girls won 168-24 and South’s boys won 148-41 in the dual Saturday morning at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.

  • Lady Trojans sweep Cougars,...

     BOILING SPRING LAKES—Applying their press and working the ball inside, the West Brunswick Lady Trojans beat South Brunswick 55-17 Jan. 21 in a Waccamaw Conference basketball game.

    The victory completed a regular-season sweep for the Lady Trojans, 4-2 in the conference, 9-4 overall, and gives them the top seed from the conference for the 3A playoffs.

    South remains winless in the conference. Freshman guard Kacy O’Connor scored 10 points.

  • North Brunswick boys improve to...

    The North Brunswick boys’ basketball team won two conference games and remained unbeaten in the Waccamaw Conference.

    North’s girls lost for the first time in the conference, on Jan. 21 against unbeaten East Bladen, but beat Whiteville the next night.

    Below are summaries of the games.

     

    NORTH BRUNSWICK 69

    EAST BLADEN 66