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Today's Sports

  • West Brunswick teams win tri-...

    The West Brunswick girls’ and boys’ track-and-field teams swept tri-meets with Whiteville and East Bladen on March 24 at West.

    West’s Kayla Padgett won the discus in a personal-best 132 feet, 7 inches. The winning mark last year at the Class 3A state meet was a record 137-0.

    Padgett also won the shot put in a personal-best 37-2. The winning mark last year at the state meet was 39-6.

    Jasmine Jackson won three events: the 200 (27.49), the long jump (15-7) and high jump (4-0).

  • Sports briefs

    MEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE

    Registration is open for men 21 or older interested in playing in a basketball league at Brunswick Community College.

    The cost is $300 per team and games will be played on Mondays and/or Wednesdays beginning April 4.

    The registration deadline is March 30. For more information, call Walter Shaw at 846-2348 or e-mail shaww@brunswickcc.edu. 

    COED SOFTBALL

  • Ocean Ridge LGA has ringer...

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    BEACHCOMBERS

    The Beachcombers played a tourney March 18 at Woodland Valley. Lowest gross: Charlie Shore, 86; Hal Riebesehl, 89. Lowest net: Roger Dunham, 57; Riebesehl, 67, Shore, 69.Team two let nets per hole: Reese Evans, Jim Ritter, Bob Smith and Dunham at 22 under par.  Golfer of the week was Dunham.

    BRICK LANDING LGA

  • The First Tee hires executive...

    After several months of reading resumes, conducting interviews, exchanging e-mails and phone calls, the search committee of The First Tee of Brunswick County has hired a new executive director. 

  • Bowling news

    BRUNSWICK COUNTY BOWLING CENTER SCORES

    McDonald’s Amusement Classic, March 14: Eric Jenrette 245, 279, 212, 736; Kevin Williams 247, 227, 224, 698; Wayne Branch 290, 229, 687; Paul Stanley 247; Karen Moshoures 213, 189, 205, 607; Paula Oxendine 190, 208, 185, 583; Dawn Clardy 190, 221, 567.

  • Offshore fishing action, finally

    This past weekend the weather finally gave offshore fishermen an opportunity to head offshore to pioneer the 2011 fishing season. The water temperatures out to 50 miles are still in the low to middle 60s, which does not offer much opportunity at top-water gamefish. 

  • Bill would have impact on...

    Inshore fishing is showing signs of life as strong redfish action continues while a few early-season speckled trout and flounder have been added to the mix. The piers have seen some whiting (sea mullet) action, which should pick up soon along with the addition of the season’s first bluefish.

  • Council proposes reduction in...

    In an effort to keep recreational fishermen from exceeding annual catch limits (ACLs) set for black sea bass in the coming fishing year, members of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council approved an amendment that, if approved by the Secretary of Commerce, will reduce the recreational bag limit for black sea bass from 15 per person/day to five per person/day beginning June 1.

  • Groundbreaking for Tom Watson...

    BY CONNIE HENSLEY
    PUBIC RELATIONS TFTBC

    Britt’s Landscaping and Excavation began construction of the Tom Watson Signature double-ended driving range and nine-hole course on a 9-acre parcel donated by the McLamb family. The new expansion is adjacent to The Golf Club at Cinghiale Creek, The First Tee of Brunswick County’s golf facility.