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Today's Sports

  • Brunswick County wins Dixie Boys...

    BEAUFORT, S.C.—The Brunswick County Dixie Boys baseball team played team baseball in defeating the Bossier City team from Louisiana 17-7 Wednesday night and winning the Dixie Boys World Series.

    The game, which was scheduled for a 5 p.m. start, was delayed after a sudden deluge that flooded the field around 4 p.m. The heavy rain continued until about 4:30 p.m. and local officials stated the game would be played sometime between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m., but the game would be played. Twelve workers got the field in decent shape.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    The Beachcombers played a three-man team net tournament at Diamond Back on Friday, July 29. The winners with a score of 219 were Dan O’Connell, Bob Smith and Gary Gutheil. In second were R. Auten, Dennis McCann and Larry Cecil. Lowest gross was Gary Gutheil, 86. Lowest net was Tom Culverwell, 69. Tom Culverwell was voted golfer of the week.

  • Tour trip mixes fishing,...

    I spent the most of last week doing nothing but fishing with the folks in Brunswick County, riding surf to pier and jumping from boat to boat with old friends and new. I barely slept but it was well worth it.

  • Tour trip mixes fishing,...

    I spent the most of last week doing nothing but fishing with the folks in Brunswick County, riding surf to pier and jumping from boat to boat with old friends and new. I barely slept but it was well worth it.

  • John Pridgen: Golf course...

    John Pridgen is the golf course superintendent at Thistle Golf Club. He's been there since the course opened 13 years ago; in fact, he was there during the construction and growing-in period. He was there when a third nine holes was added later. 

  • Brunswick finishes second in...

     

    SENECA, S.C.—Monroe, La., scored four runs in the first inning off three Brunswick County errors and went on to win the Junior Dixie Boys World Series 8-3 Aug. 3 at the Shaver Complex.

    Louisiana finished unbeaten in the Series, and Brunswick’s only losses were to it. In four  of its five victories, Louisiana scored at least 13 runs. But head coach Ryan Flemister said the team did not hit the ball as well in the state tournament as it did in the World Series.

  • Scorpions’ White a study in...

     LELAND—Jo’Landa White, a North Brunswick High School graduate, has signed a letter of intent to play softball at St. Augustine’s College in Raleigh.

    White, who has a 3.7 GPA, has won so many trophies and medals there is no more room on the family’s trophy shelf.

     “I received a full ride on a softball scholarship,” Jo’Landa said. “I plan to major in biology and become a nurse.”

  • Fletcher to coach East in 2012...

    West Brunswick High School football coach Jimmy Fletcher will coach the East in the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star football game July 18 in Greensboro.

    “It was definitely a surprise,” he said. “It was a total shock.”

  • Sports calendar of events

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  • Holden Patterson to attend...

    BY ELSA BONSTEIN

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