Today's Sports

  • Salkehatchie routs BCC men

     USC Salkehatchie beat Brunswick Community College 95-76 Saturday in an NJCAA Division II Region 10 basketball game at the Dinah E. Gore Center gym.

    For BCC (9-8), Steve Johnson scored 18 points, Marcus Graham 16 and Kameko Walls 15. Salkehatchie is 12-7 for the season.

    The Dolphins broke to a 14-4 lead in the first five minutes, getting a 3-pointer from the right wing by Graham and a 3-pointer from Walls. Salkehatchie then rallied to tie the score 21-21 with 8:51 left.

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  • South seniors finish strongly

     In their last home meet of the season Saturday morning at the Dinah E. Gore Aquatics Center, South Brunswick High School senior swimmers had memorable performances.

    Most notably, senior Stephen Seeber set a school record in winning the 200-yard individual medley in 2 minutes, 21.45 seconds. The time also is an automatic qualifier for the regional next month.

    Seeber finished second in the 100 butterfly in 1:01.56 (automatic).

  • Lady Trojans lose to league...

     WHITEVILLE—The West Brunswick girls’ basketball team lost to unbeaten conference leader Whiteville 56-44 Friday.

    Jasmine Jackson scored 16 points for West (2-5, 4-9).

    West trailed 33-18 at halftime but rallied in the third quarter, cutting the lead to seven points.

    A 3-pointer by Jackson began the rally, and her basket off a pass cut the lead to 535-24 with 5:19 left. A pass from Grace Young to Aubriona Thomas led to a basket, and two free throws by Nicole Turner left West down 35-28 with 2:43 left.

  • Trojans use 15-0 spree to defeat...

     WHITEVILLE—The West Brunswick boys’ basketball team went on a 15-0 scoring run in the third quarter en route to beating Whiteville 60-49 Friday.

    Jawon McNeil scored 12 points and Taylor Buffkin and Jamal Jacobs each scored 11 as the Trojans improved to 4-3 in the conference, 9-8 overall.

    As West begins the second half of the conference season, it is focusing first on getting the No. 1 Class 3A seed from the conference for the state playoffs—and then on a possible conference championship.

  • Hospice fundraiser includes...


    The inaugural Hospice Closer to Home Skeet Shoot will take place March 16 at the Buccaneer Gun Club in Leland. The kickoff Barn Party will be 6:30-9:30 p.m. March 15 at Honalee Stables in Bolivia, which will feature live music, silent auction and an exhibition horse show.

    The events are fundraisers benefiting Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter and the Brunswick County Care Center Closer to Home Project.

  • Ocean Ridge plays Winter Frolic...

    The Ocean Ridge MGA played its 12th annual Winter Frolic Tournament Jan. 9 at Lion’s Paw.
    The event was shortened to one day because of a weather cancellation on Jan. 11. The tournament was a flighted, individual, low-net competition using 80 percent of handicap.
    No penalty strokes were assessed for out-of-bounds, water hazards, lost balls, unplayable lies or other penalty situations. All ties were broken by a match of cards.
    White tee flight: 1. Charlie Augone, 70; 2. Bob Dugan, 73; 3. Roger Buck, 73; 4. Greg Kent, 75.

  • Flaccavento scores first hole-in...

    By Walt Stachura
    The First Tee ace level participant Zack Flaccavento scored his first career hole-in-one on the 11th hole of Panther’s Run on Jan. 7. His playing partners were Chris Clendenin, Landon Patterson and Terry Mauney, The First Tee of Brunswick County director of programming

  • Local athletes win medals in...

    Four Brunswick County athletes won medals in the Special Olympics North Carolina Winter Games.
    Richard Cummings in the AS Alpine glide (yellow) won a silver medal. Derrick Green in the AS Alpine novice slalom (green) won a bronze medal. Chris Robinson in the AS Alpine novice slalom (green) won a bronze medal. Adrianne Tribble in the AS Alpine Novice Slalom (green) won a silver medal.
    Three received participation ribbons: Matthew Hoffman, AS Alpine novice slalom (green), Dion Smith, AS Alpine novice slalom (green) and Juan Velez, AS Alpine novice slalom (green).