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Today's Sports

  • Davis confident in second season...

     The West Brunswick boys’ basketball team won six games last year under new coach Eric Davis, but there were successes for the coach trying to re-establish a winning program at West.

    “No. 1, we tried to build a foundation for our program, and the kids bought into that,” Davis said.

    “This group of kids is the best group of kids I have ever been around. Their attitudes are great. Anything I ask them to do, they do it. Every single day they came in and worked hard—harder than any group that I have ever coached.

  • New coaches, new start for Lady...

     Two West Brunswick High School graduates will coach the Lady Trojans this season, and if their enthusiasm is any indication of what the season will be like, then the Lady Trojans will have many victories. 

  • BCC baseball players sign with...

     Two Brunswick Community College baseball players signed letters of intent Friday. Tory Schroff will attend Charleston Southern and Michael Green will attend Winthrop.

    Before he suffered a season-ending injury in March to his right hand, Green had pitched 16 innings in five games, giving up 13 hits and five earned runs. He was 2-1 with a 2.699 ERA. He struck out 13 and walked six.

    In the summer he played in the Coastal Plains League, and that is when Winthrop noticed him.

  • North’s Linkous signs with UNCW...

      LELAND—Steven Linkous will attend UNC Wilmington and Matt Lowry will attend UNC Chapel Hill to play baseball after they graduate in the spring from North Brunswick High School.

    They signed letters of intent Nov. 10 at North in the library in front of a large gathering of coaches, friends and family.

    “It’s been a long time, if ever, since we’ve had two Division I prospects come out in the same year, ” North head baseball coach Randy Fennell said.

  • Lady Dolphins win home opener

     SUPPLY—Brunswick Community College outscored the Mount Olive junior varsity 18-2 in the final five minutes en route to an 85-67 victory in a women’s basketball game Nov. 9 on Walter Shaw Court at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.

  • Winners named in Mixed Pinehurst...

  • Ladybirds play club championship

    The Brunswick County Ladybird Cup Championship was played Nov. 2 at The Farmstead Golf Course. The event was attended by the Ladies Golf Leagues from the following courses: Brunswick Plantation, Carolina National, The Lakes, Lockwood Folly, Magnolia Greens, Meadowlands-Farmstead, Oak Island, Saint James and Sea Trail.  

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    The Beachcombers played Oct. 28 at the Sea Trail Maples Course. Low gross: Dan O’Connell, 89. Low nets: O’Connell 65, Dick Cecil 67 and Russ Russo 69. Team two low nets: O’Connell, Dennis McCann, Dick Cecil and Bob Cecil at 22-under par. Golfer of the week was Dan O’Connell.

  • Hurly, Schneider win women’s...

    When the Beacon ran the story on the 2011 ladies’ club Champions last week, two clubs had not completed their championships. They did play their championships this past week and here are the two missing lady champs.  
    Lori Schneider (Bruns-wick Plantation): Lori Schneider is from Milwaukee, where she worked as a sales manager for Allstate Insurance.  
    “I played a lot of corporate golf in my lifetime,” she said. “I also traveled around the world to places like Russia, Greece, Italy, Norway and Sweden.  

  • Brunswick County men’s golf club...

    BY ELSA BONSTEIN
    BEACON CORRRESPONDENT
    Wow! What a great year for golf. Courses that were closed are reopening, several of our local links have installed fabulous new hybrid grasses on their greens, parking lots are filling up again, and we have a whole new class of men’s club champions.