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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • West and South tie in soccer

     The West Brunswick Trojan and South Brunswick Cougar soccer teams, despite two overtime periods, played to a 1-1 tie Friday night at M. H. Rourk Stadium.

    It was a tough night on the offensive end as both defenses played well, as did the goalkeepers.

    Caitlin Vereen finally made the efforts of her Cougar teammates pay off as she scored at 28 minutes, 5 seconds, of the first half.

  • Trojans beat Scorpions in...

     West Brunswick scored five runs with two outs in the fourth inning, taking advantage of two outfield errors, and went on to beat North Brunswick 9-2 in a high school conference baseball game Friday evening.

    Trey Brown pitched five innings in the victory, giving up both runs. Marquis Johnson pitched two scoreless innings, giving up a hit and striking out three.

    “The pitchers did a great job,” West coach Mike Alderson said. “Trey gave us five good ones and Marquis came in and gave us two good ones.”

  • Golf tournaments

    FORE! KIDS TOURNEY MAY 14

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    The monthly Brierwood couples tournament was played March 12. The format was the two best balls of the foursome. The winners at -24 were Jim and Cheryl Robinson with Jean Bowen and Jim Pope. In second at -18 was the team of Ralph Trimmer and Hilda Hall with Tom and Pat Kronyak. Two teams for third at -17: Hollen and Shirley Groff with Sara and Jerry Lula; Tom and Carolyn Arney with Nancy Kumlin and Dennis Shea. 

    BRIERWOOD SCRAMBLE