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Today's Sports

  • Sports briefs

    Weekly scores for Planet Fun
    Planet Fun Classic: Jeffrey Evans 289-205-234-728, Randy Brown 231-200-603, Arnold Sanchez 211-200-590, Brian McCall 247, T J Thornton 237, Dennis Nicholl 233, Tom Kiggins 232, Charles Wilbur 225, Don Ruth 215-205, George Kleinmann 213-203, Avery Poteate 212, Frank Paolicelli 212, Bill Brothemarkle 212, George Jacobs 204, Mike Fulwood 201, Thurston Etheridge 201, Paula Micale 500.

  • Dorn has assist in playoff loss

    STAFF REPORT

    The No. 20 Columbus State University women’s soccer team scored twice in the second half to break a halftime deadlock and defeated Lees-McRae College in the first round of the NCAA Division II championship Friday evening.
    Columbus State (16-4-2) outshot Lees-McRae (13-5-3) 28-7, including 18-2 in the second half, while holding a 10-2 edge in corner kicks.

  • White named to all-conference

    STAFF REPORT

    Mount Olive College middle blocker Carly White, who is nationally ranked in three statistical categories, was named to the 2011 All-Conference Carolinas volleyball first team, as voted on by the conference member head women’s volleyball coaches. White was among five blockers/hitters in the conference to be named to the first team.

  • Nicoletti, Curry win Tournament...

    BY ELSA BONSTEIN
    BEACON CORRESPONDENT
    Under clear blue skies and mild temperatures, a field of 28 golf club champions played two days of competition at Thistle Golf Club this past weekend.
    According to tournament organizers, this was the largest field ever in the eight years of the tournament, which pits the club champions from 16 area clubs against each other in 36 holes of stroke play.

  • Men’s Tournament of Champions...

     2011 Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions

    Sunday Tee Times

     

     

    8:36:  Marie Strickler, Joan Mason, Sandy Hulberg

    8:48:  Lori Schneider, Laura Botto, Denise Pacula

    9:00:  Bev Ibbott, Marilyn Greenfield, Rosa Stadick

    9:12:  Judy Nicoletti, Jeanne Maxon, Mona Boob, Fay Curry

    9:24:  Jim Sweeney, Harlee Bordeaux, Murray Spruce  

  • Women’s Tournament of Champions...

     2011 Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions

    Sunday Tee Times

     

     

    8:36:  Marie Strickler, Joan Mason, Sandy Hulberg

    8:48:  Lori Schneider, Laura Botto, Denise Pacula

    9:00:  Bev Ibbott, Marilyn Greenfield, Rosa Stadick

    9:12:  Judy Nicoletti, Jeanne Maxon, Mona Boob, Fay Curry

    9:24:  Jim Sweeney, Harlee Bordeaux, Murray Spruce  

  • Davis confident in second season...

     The West Brunswick boys’ basketball team won six games last year under new coach Eric Davis, but there were successes for the coach trying to re-establish a winning program at West.

    “No. 1, we tried to build a foundation for our program, and the kids bought into that,” Davis said.

    “This group of kids is the best group of kids I have ever been around. Their attitudes are great. Anything I ask them to do, they do it. Every single day they came in and worked hard—harder than any group that I have ever coached.

  • New coaches, new start for Lady...

     Two West Brunswick High School graduates will coach the Lady Trojans this season, and if their enthusiasm is any indication of what the season will be like, then the Lady Trojans will have many victories. 

  • BCC baseball players sign with...

     Two Brunswick Community College baseball players signed letters of intent Friday. Tory Schroff will attend Charleston Southern and Michael Green will attend Winthrop.

    Before he suffered a season-ending injury in March to his right hand, Green had pitched 16 innings in five games, giving up 13 hits and five earned runs. He was 2-1 with a 2.699 ERA. He struck out 13 and walked six.

    In the summer he played in the Coastal Plains League, and that is when Winthrop noticed him.

  • North’s Linkous signs with UNCW...

      LELAND—Steven Linkous will attend UNC Wilmington and Matt Lowry will attend UNC Chapel Hill to play baseball after they graduate in the spring from North Brunswick High School.

    They signed letters of intent Nov. 10 at North in the library in front of a large gathering of coaches, friends and family.

    “It’s been a long time, if ever, since we’ve had two Division I prospects come out in the same year, ” North head baseball coach Randy Fennell said.