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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • West Brunswick routs West Bladen...

    Playing its fifth game in eight days, the West Brunswick High School girls’ soccer team routed West Bladen 9-0 March 23 at M.H. Rourk Stadium.

    Junior Julianna Zio scored three goals as the Trojans improved to 3-1-1 in the conference, 6-3-2 overall.

    West led 6-0 at the half. Zio scored the first two goals, the first goal six minutes into the game and the second about 14 minutes into the game.

    Junior forward Jordan Sanchez gave West a 3-0 lead when she scored on a breakaway from the right side.

  • North’s boys, West’s girls win...

    LELAND—West Brunswick’s girls won a high school track-and-field tri-meet March 22 at North with Trask. West finished with 72 points and North with 51 points. Trask had 47.

    In the field events, Kayla Padgett won the shot put, with a season-best mark of 34 feet, 11 inches, and the discus (118-2.5). Both are regional standards.

    Kayla McDaniel was second in the pole vault (6-0).

    Chasity Lewis won the 100-meter hurdles in 19.38 and the 300 hurdles in 57.28. Jasmine Jackson won the 200 in 27.59. Corina Sierra won the 800 in 3 minutes.

  • Padgett in top form as track...

     After the first two track and field meets of the season, West Brunswick senior Kayla Padgett has already shown she is on target to do well in regional championships and state championships in the discus and shot put.

    In a three-team meet March 15 at Ashley that also included North Brunswick, Padgett threw the discus 120 feet, 2 inches. Padgett had a better mark two days later in a meet at West: She won the discus with a throw of 123-6.