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Today's Sports

  • Piperettes play annual tournament

    The Piperettes played their annual member-member tournament Oct 15-16. The format was two-man best ball for Saturday and a ringer format for Sunday. If a team improved its score on a hole on Sunday, it could change its Saturday’s score.
    Flight 1: Gross, Judy Nicoletti and Noelle Kehrberg, 69; net: Lynn Hamlin and Carol Christie, 53.

  • The First Tee Player Card on sale

    The First Tee Player Card is on sale with some new courses available for card users.
    “The First Tee Player Card has been a success from the start,” said Carol Petrea, co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County. “This year, our card had 27 courses listed on it.  The Player Card helps support The First Tee, but it also gives our local golfers bargain prices at some of our most prestigious courses. Big thanks to all of our golfers who support us with purchasing the card. ”

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    BRICK LANDING LGA

  • Independent Insurance Agents...

    The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina recently donated $5,000 to each of the seven chapters of The First Tee in North Carolina.
    Scott Evans, of Coastal Insurance in Shallotte, presented a $5,000 check to Carol Petrea, co-founder and chairperson of the board of directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County.  

  • South’s Sloup wins golf...

    STAFF REPORT

    South Brunswick sophomore Ashley Sloup shot a 44 and won the Waccamaw Conference golf championship Oct. 17 at Lockwood Folly.
    Sloup, unbeaten this season and a regional qualifier, also led the Cougars to the team title.
    Christine Guseman shot a 56 and finished fourth. Katie Narron shot a 57, giving the Cougars a team score of 157. Tina Tolley shot a 61. All already have qualified for the regional.

  • Shock gets its third shutout of...

    The Shallotte Shock U12 girls’ soccer team won 1-0 during the weekend, its sixth victory of the season and its third by shutout. Goalkeepers Kayla Crouch and Joi Sturdivant each played a half in goal in the shutout.
    Hope Simmons, Amity Croft, Nicole Gibbs and Leah McDonald led the Shock’s defense.
    Amity Croft and Nicole Gibbs protected any attacks coming from the sides of the field and turned the ball around, starting the Shock back on another scoring attempt.

  • November is a great month to...

    November is a great month to target flounder. It is often when we see the biggest and the most flounder in Brunswick County waters. The flounder bite this year has been surprisingly strong, considering there is still concern about the stock’s status due to their amazing popularity with both recreational and commercial fishermen and all the pressure that brings. Still, the flounder season has been good and November will likely be the best month yet.

  • Team Instigator wins Fall Brawl...

    Scott Smith and crew of the Instigator fought through 40 miles of rough seas so they could fish a spot they hoped would be holding a big king mackerel. They battled not only Mother Nature but also other hungry predators, as the kings they hooked were continuously bitten by barracuda and shark.

  • Women in golf: A brief history

    I’m a chicken farmer’s daughter and when I grew up in Cecil County, Md., there were no golf courses around. Heck, most of the farmers and shopkeepers, the plumbers and carpenters, bankers and insurance agents would have laughed out loud at the thought of playing a silly game like golf.
    Today, there are at least six golf courses in Cecil County.  
    Golf has spread throughout the land, throughout the world, until today there are golf courses in the remotest areas of the world.

  • White, Hart playing key roles...

    STAFF REPORT

    Former West Brunswick High School volleyball players Carly White and Anna Hart are continuing their excellent play in college.
    White had 13 kills and three blocks as Mount Olive beat Barton 3-0 Oct. 4. White had a .455 hitting percentage (three errors in 22 attempts). White shared match-high honors with three blocks.
    Oct. 7 at Coker, White had 22 kills, tying a career high, and four blocks in helping Mount Olive to a 25-18, 30-28, 23-25, 25-14 Conference Carolinas win over Coker.