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Today's Sports

  • Anglers worried about speckled...

    As regular as clockwork, the solid redfish action continues to take place in the creeks of Brunswick County and in upper South Carolina, even as concern spreads over the health of the local speckled trout population.

  • Enough already: Is it spring yet?

    This has been one long, cold winter. It has dragged on and on, and I’m ready to get it done. If you’ve been looking for my reports over the past couple of months, I apologize for being absent. However, hard to report when there’s nothing much to talk about; or should I say nothing good to talk about. 

  • Calabash VFW dart league

    The Calabash VFW steel tip dart league results for Feb. 22. First: John Hinkman, Jack Goin and Lee Harrison. Second: Hank Olson, Mike Walton and Ken Yusko. Third: Pat Perryman, Jay Valkenburg and Tom McCormack. On March 1, Barbara Ketcham, Barbara Clark and Joe Lenz were first. Second: Jay Valkenburg, Helen McCormack and Craig Sweetman. Third: Pat Perryman, Hugo Kosmel and Mike Walton.

  • The First Tee Network meeting:...

    Three board members from The First Tee of Brunswick County attended the Network Meeting of The First Tee Feb. 17-19 in San Antonio. The theme was “Impact, Influence and Inspire.”

    “It was exhilarating,” said Joe Stanley, president of the board of directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County. “Over 600 people of diverse backgrounds from all over the United States came together for three days. Their single focus was kids and how to help them become good citizens and the leaders of tomorrow.” 

  • Sports calendar

    West Brunswick varsity calendar

    March 9-15, subject to change

  • West Brunswick girls’ soccer...

      LELAND–The West Brunswick High School girls’ soccer team opened its conference season by beating North Brunswick 6-0 March 9.

    Junior Julianna Zio scored three goals and freshman Carla Zio two in the victory, which gave the Trojans a 4-1 record.

    Julianna Zio scored West’s first goal about 10 minutes into the game on an approximate 30-yard strike.

    Five minutes later, Julianna Zio took a pass from freshman Somer Milliken and scored.

  • West Brunswick beats North...

     The West Brunswick High School girls’ soccer team improved to 3-1 by beating North Myrtle Beach 1-0 March 8 at West.

    Junior midfielder Tessa Bennett scored the Trojans’ goal about 10 minutes into the second half. She took a pass in the box from junior midfielder Jordan Sanchez, spun around a defender a scored.

  • BCC basketball teams lose in...

    BY TIM HICKS

    The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball season ended Friday in a 67-66 loss to Clinton in a semifinal of the Region 10 championship tournament at Voorhees College.

    BCC had beaten Clinton 79-72 on Feb. 5 and 86-79 on Feb. 13.

    Clinton, seeded last and with an 8-18 record entering the tourney, built a lead against BCC with an energetic running game and more shooting attempts from the paint instead of under the basket.

  • West Brunswick football coaches...

     The West Brunswick High School football team celebrated its top players during a banquet March 2 at Planet Fun.

    Below is the list of the awards presented:

     

    ALL-CONFERENCE

    Conference coaches voted these West players to the all-conference teams: Cameron Smith, Markel Jones, Bradley Bell, Bruce Clewis, Darius Williams and Cleveland Nolan, Van Cobb, Taylor Buffkin, Darius James and Quan Bates.

     

    ACADEMICS

  • West softball team beats Hoggard...

     The West Brunswick girls’ softball used hitting, pitching and defense to rout the Hoggard Vikings 12-2 March 1 for its opening day victory.

    “We are young, and this year for the first time in many years do not have a dominating pitcher,” West coach Joe Noble said before the game. “There is no Carly White to fall back on. We only have one senior, Paige Ward, and all of the rest are sophomores or juniors—and only five are juniors.