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Today's Sports

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    The Beachcombers played a Stableford round Friday at Brierwood. The winners with 11.5 points were Reese Evans, Jim Ritter and Bob Byrne. In second with 6 points were Gary Gutheil, Bob Smith and Jim Beairsto. Lowest score of the day was Reese Evans, 78. Lowest nets for the day were Bob Smith, 65, and Hal Riebesehl, 69. Smith was also most over his points at plus 8 and was voted golfer of the week.

    CFAG

  • The First Tee: Five fabulous...

    The First Tee of Brunswick County is celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2011. I’ve watched the chapter grow over the past five years and seen first-hand how The First Tee changes the lives of kids. I’ve witnessed the phenomenal commitment of our community to this program that teaches life skills and core values through the game of golf. 

  • Middle school wrestlers compete...

     STAFF REPORT

    Wrestlers from four county middle schools and from Socastee, S.C., competed Saturday in the annual middle school wrestling tournament at West Brunswick High School.

    Team scores were not kept, but Leland Middle School wrestlers won four titles, South Brunswick Middle School wrestlers won three titles, Shallotte Middle School wrestlers won three titles and Cedar Grove Middle School wrestlers won two titles. Socastee, S.C., wrestlers won four titles.

  • Blunt, McGowan lead BCC past...

     Danielle Blunt scored 26 points and Chelsea McGowan 15 as the Brunswick Community College women’s basketball beat Lenoir Community College 70-61 Jan. 26 on Walter Shaw Court at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.

    BCC (8-8) overcame the loss of center/forward Shaquitta Jones to beat the Lancers. The Lady Dolphins led 45-40 early in the second half when Jones suffered an injury to her right ankle during a scramble for the basketball.

  • Bowling news

    BRUNSWICK COUNTY BOWLING CENTER SCORES

    McDonalds’ Amusement Classic, Jan. 17: Keith Croom 222, 246, 258, 726 series; Wayne Branch 252, 195, 244, 691 series; Marvin Hedgspeth 203, 221, 257, 681 series; Steve Keifer 256; Dawn Clardy 189, 222, 577 series; Karen Moshoures 186, 192, 554 Series; Dar Anuszewski 175.

  • In the cold, redfish can be...

    The weather hasn’t been the best for fishing thus far in 2011, though local waters have not stopped producing nice redfish in the back creeks. When the weather allows it, this action is available for those hardy enough to seek it.

  • Mike Holsea scores ace

    Mike Holsea aced the 17th hole at Brierwood Golf Club on Jan. 20. He used a 6-iron on the 165-yard hole. Playing in his foursome were Mona Dye Boob, Ron Boob, Walter Brennan and Billy Payne. Mike, who has an 8 handicap, has been playing for nearly 40 years and this was his first ace.    

  • Scores, highlights of golf...

    The Beachcombers played a two low nets tournament Jan. 12 at Eagle Nest. Finishing in first with a score of 125 was the team of Roger Dunham, Hal Riebesehl, Bob Smith and Paul Michal. In second with a 126 was Jim Beairsto, Reese Evans, Gary Gutheil and Dennis McCann. Lowest gross for the day was Reese Evans (89). Lowest nets for the day were Dennis McCann, 63, and Bob Smith, 69. Dennis McCann was voted golfer of the week.

    BRIERWOOD

  • 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.