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Today's Sports

  • South’s boys end West’s winning...

     South Brunswick beat West Brunswick 36-40 in a boys cross-country conference race Oct. 4 in Leland, the first time the Cougars have beaten West in three seasons, South coach Mike Hilliard said.

    South placed runners second, fifth, sixth, ninth and 14th, Hilliard said. West placed runners fourth, seventh, eighth, 10th and 11th , he said.

    “That was the first time we’ve beaten West’s boys in three years,” Hilliard said.

  • Golf tournaments

    LITERACY COUNCIL TOURNEY OCT. 22
    The 21st annual Brunswick County Literacy Council Golf Tournament begins at 9 a.m. Oct. 22 at Carolina National Golf Club. The entry fee is $75 per player and covers continental breakfast, lunch and beverages.
    There will three team prizes for each of the two flights. There also is a hole-in-one contest. The tourney also includes the Emergency Services Tournament with the Challenge Cup at stake. For more information, call (910) 754-7323. The registration form is at bcliteracy.org.

  • Carolina Shores Niners Rally...

    The Carolina Shores Niners had a Carolina blue sky day for their Komen for the Cure Rally and Luncheon on Oct. 6. The tournament and luncheon raised money for breast cancer awareness and cancer research. It was open to all women golfers.
    Twenty-eight women attended the luncheon in the Carolina Shores Pro Shop provided by Joy Matheny and her staff. The raffle sold $876 worth of tickets with $438 going to the Komen Foundation and $219 going to each of the winners: Rose Mary Jones of Carolina Shores and Rod Riedel of Concord, Mass.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    BRIERWOOD WGA
    The format for the BWGA event Oct. 4 was best 15 less handicap. In the first flight, Nancy Kumlin, Dee Bogard and Mary Jane Scivani tied for first with a 52. Nancy Kumlin had fewest putts, 29. In the second flight, Betty Gabor came in first with a 51. Marianne Nobes came in second with a 53. Sandy Bloom had fewest putts, 32.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    BRIERWOOD WGA
    The format for the BWGA event Oct. 4 was best 15 less handicap. In the first flight, Nancy Kumlin, Dee Bogard and Mary Jane Scivani tied for first with a 52. Nancy Kumlin had fewest putts, 29. In the second flight, Betty Gabor came in first with a 51. Marianne Nobes came in second with a 53. Sandy Bloom had fewest putts, 32.

  • Ocean Ridge wins Interclub...

    Carolina National took advantage of its home-course knowledge to capture first place in the final 2011 Coastal Carolina Interclub Association event played on Oct. 3. Carolina National and Magnolia Greens finished in a tie; however, Carolina National won the tiebreaker. Ocean Ridge claimed the CCIA 2011 Championship by leading all teams with 1,770 total points for the season.
    The CCIA format includes seven two-man teams from each club who play a USGA Stableford system, net best ball, and count only the scores from the top six teams of the seven competing.

  • Jim McFadyen: Following his dream

    Jim McFadyen has a passion for golf, for his family, for life and for his faith. He is following his dream in Southport in a tiny shop called Mac’s Caddie Shack in the quaint Old Southport Village Shops section on Howe Street.  
    Jim grew up playing golf in Massachusetts
    “I started playing golf when I was very young, using my father’s old blades with the grips held together with black duct tape,” he said as we talked in his shop last Saturday morning. “I’m a self-taught golfer.”

  • Terry Mauney is new program...

    PGA professional Terry Mauney has returned to his roots, to his family and friends in the Carolinas. Culled from dozens of applicants, Mauney has been named program director of The First Tee of Brunswick County, a job he coveted from afar.  

  • Winds and weather turn fishing...

    Fishermen are notorious for excuses. I’m as guilty as the next; if it’s not one thing messing up the fishing, it’s the next. Most likely the habit started as a self-defense mechanism used to protect the fisherman’s ego while dueling with a species that has a brain the size of pea yet continuously seems to outsmart the fisherman.
    Over the years, the excuses have broadened to be so numerous and expansive that explaining your way out of a poor day of fishing is really quite a natural instinct. And thus, here is my excuse for this past week of fishing.

  • Great time to go fishing in the...

    As the water temperature has been cooling, the sounds and inlets of Brunswick County have been flooded with huge schools of mullet accompanying the fall winds in what is annually known as the mullet blow.
    Bluefish, speckled trout, redfish and flounder follow those schools closely, picking off strays and gorging themselves on tasty mullet.