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Today's Sports

  • Fisher leads Scorpions to...

      LELAND—Led by senior guard Tyera Fisher, North Brunswick forced several turnovers in the third quarter in taking 34-20 lead en route to a 51-33 victory over West Brunswick in a conference basketball game Dec. 14.

    Fisher finished with 26 points, eight steals and six rebounds. Senior forward Jolanda White had 10 points and six rebounds. Sophomore guard Daja White had eight rebounds and five assists as North improved to 2-0 in the conference.

    For West (1-1 in the conference), senior center Kayla Padgett scored 20 points.

  • West Brunswick wrestlers win...

     Five West Brunswick High School wrestlers won championships and helped the Trojans win the team title Saturday the inaugural Caleb Hawkins Round-Robin Memorial Tournament.

    In the team competition, West was first out of seven teams with 89.5 points. Socastee, S.C., the defending champion of this renamed tournament, was second with 66 points. Lumberton was third. Ashley, with five wrestlers, finished fourth, one point behind Lumberton. North was seventh.

  • VIDEO INCLUDED South swimmers...

     The South Brunswick swims teams continued their impressive early season performances by winning a tri-meet Saturday against Topsail and Lumberton.

    South’s girls won nine of the 11 events, beating Topsail 67-46 and beating Lumberton 67-32.

    South’s boys, small in number, won seven events, beating Topsail 94-35 and beating Lumberton 94-33.

  • South Brunswick boys rally in...

     South Brunswick forced three straight turnovers in the fourth quarter in taking a 39-31 lead and went on to beat West Brunswick 49-41 Friday as both boys’ basketball teams opened the Waccamaw Conference season.

    Montez Loman dunked twice and scored 18 points for South. Jeff Loman scored 12 points and Edward Reid 10 for the Cougars, down to eight players because of injuries and suspensions.

    For West, which remained winless, its leading scorers were Quan Bates (10 points) and Taylor Buffkin (nine points).

  • West Brunswick girls open...

    West Brunswick outscored South Brunswick 7-0 during a key stretch of the fourth quarter and went on to beat the Cougars 44-36 as both girls’ basketball teams opened the Waccamaw Conference season.

    Kayla Padgett and Jasmine Jackson scored all but nine of the Trojans’ points as West improved to 2-4. Padgett scored 18 points and Jackson 17.

    South’s top scorer was Kaitlyn Ray (15 points).

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  • Lynes Joins Board of Directors...

    Dan Lynes and Lori Boldt were recently appointed to the Board of Directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County. This week we acquaint you with Dan Lynes; next week, we’ll talk about Lori Bolt. 

    Dan Lynes began his relationship with The First Tee as a Birdie Level coach several years ago. 

    “I was impressed with the program because it didn’t just teach golf,” he said. “We were teaching the kids values and standards of behavior that would last them a lifetime. 

  • Europe wins Winding River Ryder...

    The Winding River Men’s Golf Association played its annual Ryder Cup Tournament on Dec. 1. In winning the 2010 title, the European team successfully defended its 2009 title. The tournament is a match play event with 50 two-man teams in six flights representing the United States and Europe. The teams play 27 holes to determine the winner: nine holes of best ball, nine holes of scramble and nine holes of modified alternate shot.  

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    The Beachcombers played the last of a three-round tournament at Crow Creek, which pitted the old guys against the young guys. This was a match-play event with one point awarded for the front, one for the back and one for the overall. 

  • The Renegades: Seriously social...

    There are lots of  golf groups in Brunswick County. Most courses have a Ladies Golf Association (LGA) and a Men’s Golf Association. Many courses also have a group of ladies nine-holers who play regular tournaments throughout the year. 

    In addition to the formal LGAs and MGAs, we have golf groups run by various associations, like the Elks or the VFW. We also have golf associations or clubs formed from a common interest in golf, to just have fun, or both.