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Today's Sports

  • Al Arrigoni leaving The First...

    Al Arrigoni, executive director of The First Tee of Brunswick County, host of Tee Time with Al Arrigoni on the ATMC cable network, golf coach and mentor to dozens of kids and a friend of many, is leaving. 

  • The Golf Ball coming to Brunswick

    The First Tee of Brunswick County will be celebrating its fifth anniversary with a gala dinner-dance aptly name “The Golf Ball.” 

    The celebratory event will take place on Feb. 12 at 101 Stone Chimney Place, 101 Stone Chimney Road in Supply. 

    “This is the banquet facility of the Brunswick County Association of Realtors and it is a fabulous venue,” said Kimmie Durham, Golf Ball chair. “It will be an evening of great food from Art Catering at the Purple Onion, dancing and sharing stories about The First Tee. 

  • Holt Durham speaks to First Tee...

    It is a long-held policy of The First Tee of Brunswick County to invite members of the chapter to speak before the board of directors at each monthly meeting.  

  • Calabash VFW dart league

    The Calabash VFW steel tip dart league results for Jan. 11. First: Barbara Ketcham and Lee Harrison. Second: Joe Lenz and Hank Olson. Third: Mike Walton and Joan Elmire. On Jan. 18, Ken Yusko, Ken Anderson and Pete McGerr were first. Second: Dianne Larrowe, Hank Olson and Tom McCormack. Third: Darleen Riley, Joan Elmire and Pat Perryman.

  • Simmons is tied for lead in...

     Cedric Simmons scored 11 points and had 11 rebounds (eight defensive) as Kavla lost 76-59 Jan. 22 in Greece professional basketball league game. He played a team-leading 36 minutes.

    Simmons is second in the 14-team league in rebounds per game (9.4) and tied for the lead in blocks per game (1.9).

    Kavala is 7-7 and tied for fourth.

  • Tyera Fisher scores 32 points in...

     Senior guard Tyera Fisher scored 32 points, made 11 steals and grabbed nine rebounds in leading the North Brunswick High School Scorpions to a 63-40 victory over West Brunswick in a conference game Jan. 25.

    Daja Whtie had eight rebounds and LaDonna Sloan hit three 3-pointers and scored 11 points for North, which improved to 6-1 in the conference and 11-4 overall.

    For West (2-4, 3-12), senior Kayla Padgett scored 21 points and Jasmine Jackson 13.

  • North Brunswick beats Trojans in...

     The North Brunswick High School boys’ basketball team built a 16-point lead in the first quarter but needed overtime to beat West Brunswick 74-66 in a conference game Jan. 25.

    North junior guard Jeremy Young scored a season-high 34 points as the Scorpions improved to 3-4 in the conference, 8-7 overall. LeGrande Roseborough scored 13 points and Adam Jacobs 11.

    For West (1-5, 3-12), senior Quan Bates scored a season-high 21 points and junior Taylor Buffkin 17.

  • Lady Dolphins win; BCC men lose

     Shaquitta Jones  blocked a shot with 24 seconds left and Kiandra Long made two free throws with 17.8 seconds left as the Brunswick Community College women’s basketball team beat Catawba Valley Community College 62-56 Sunday afternoon.

    The victory on Walter Shaw Court at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness and Aquatics Center avenged an 87-54 defeat earlier this season and improved BCC’s record to 7-8.

    Jones scored 19 points and Danielle Blunt 13. Other BCC scorers: Chelsea McGowan 10, Julia Crews 8, Long 7, Cassie Harrell 3, Emily Schweer 2.

  • VIDEO INCLUDED South swimmers...

     In their last full-field home meets of the season, the South Brunswick High School swim teams finished second in six-team meets Saturday morning at the Dinah E. Gore Aquatics Center.

    “I was pleased with today’s meet,” South coach Wes Cross said, “because everybody was lowering times. At this meet, we didn’t swim our kids in their best events because we were trying to get them qualified (for regional) in everything we can. We were mixing them around—and we still finished second.”

  • Stanley leads Cougars past...

     BOILING SPRING LAKES—South Brunswick senior Terrell Stanley scored 5 points in 1.5 seconds to give the Cougars a 54-45 lead and help beat West Brunswick 55-50 in a Waccamaw Conference basketball game Friday night.

    Stanley finished with a game-high 21 points. South improved to 4-2 in the conference, 8-6 overall.

    West, playing its second game since Dec. 22, dropped to 1-4 the conference, 3-11 overall.

    For West, Quan Bates scored 14 points, Roman Smyth 12 and Taylor Buffkin 10.