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Today's Sports

  • Highlights and scores from area...

    CFAG

    On Wednesday in a Stableford match at Meadowlands, Joe Gallo was first at +6. Joe Meo was second at +3. Steve Maiorca was third at +2. Jen Dearborn was fourth at +1.

    On Friday in a C.O.D. event at Meadowlands, Joe Gallo was +3, with two skins. Ron Doeblin was -1 and had six skins. Sid Pennington was -1 with two skins. Steve Maiorca was -1 with one skin.

    CAROLINA SHORES STABLEFORD

  • The First Tee hosts Christmas...

    BY ELSA BONSTEIN AND AL ARRIGONIPUBLIC RELATIONS OF TFTBC
    Recently, The First Tee of Brunswick County hosted a volunteer appreciation holiday party at Cinghiale Creek in Shallotte. Annually, the local chapter hosts two such events for its volunteers; one in the beginning of the summer, the other around the holiday season. Both events help conclude the spring and fall sessions respectively.

  • North Brunswick’s girls win...

     TEACHEY—The North Brunswick High School girls’ basketball team won the Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash by beating Topsail 59-46 Dec. 31.

    Senior guard Tyera Fisher scored 22 points for the Scorpions (7-3). Junior forward LaDonna Sloan, playing in place of injured starter Alexis Mills, scored 11 points.

    “She did a tremendous job tonight, too, with her effort,” coach Travis Fortune said. “Tonight she played the whole second half and she hit some big jump shots.”

  • North Brunswick’s boys win...

     With two comeback victories, the North Brunswick High School boys’ basketball team won the Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash.

    Jeremy Young scored 21 points and LeGrande Roseborough 11 as the Scorpions beat Whiteville 56-53 Dec. 22 to win the championship.

    The victory came one night after North rallied to beat West Brunswick 64-59. North outscored West 25-12 in the final quarter for the victory. Jeremy Young scored 17 of the Scorpions’ final 25 points and finished with 27 points.

  • South Brunswick girls win twice...

     The South Brunswick girls’ basketball team finished 2-1 in the Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash.

    The Cougars (3-7) beat host Wallace-Rose Hill 41-29 on Dec. 22, the final day of the tourney.

    South trailed 9-8 after the first quarter but outscored the Bulldogs 18-4 in the second quarter and led 26-13 at the half.

    Kaitlyn Ray scored 15 points for South. Other South scorers:  Meagan Julius 4, Kacy O’Connor 8, Samantha Frye 4, Ashley Sloup 2, Jasmine Rabon 4, Jalyssa Lacy 4.

  • West Brunswick boys beat Topsail...

    KENANSVILLE—West Brunswick junior Taylor Buffkin made a layup in the final 20 seconds and then the Trojans prevented Topsail from scoring on back-to-back possessions in a dramatic 39-38 victory Dec. 22 on the final day of the Wallace-Rose Hill Holiday Basketball Bash.

  • Lori Boldt is new member of...

    BY ELSA BONSTEIN
    PUBLIC RELATIONS OF TFTBC

    Lori Boldt of Supply recently became a member of the board of directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County.  

    Born and raised in Wilmington, Boldt attended the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill then went on to work in the pharmaceuticals industry in sales and marketing.  

  • Try for big redfish during winter

    Inshore fishermen had to make the transition to bitter cold weather quickly this year, and the only fish that really responded well were the redfish. Despite the way winter roared in, the backwater redfish bite never slowed and continues to flourish.

  • Great gift idea for 2011: A golf...

    When it’s time for gift giving, think out of the shirt box.  

    Forget the purse, wallet, sweater or pair of gloves. Forget those soppy romantic television commercials for diamond jewelry. If my husband gave me a diamond bracelet, I’d look at him and say, “What? A diamond bracelet? You fool! We could have gone to Scotland and played golf instead!”

  • Highlights, scores of area golf...

    CAROLINA SHORES MEN

    Results Friday at Carolina Shores. The game was individual net medal play. The winners were Gary Hertling, Jack Bendy, Leo Jarmusz, Joe Broderick, Frank Talak, Mike Fedak, Tony Sneska, Jerry Strickler, Arnie Northrop, Dick Polonski, Bill Marsh and Glenn Ikens. Closest to pin at No. 3, Jay Leskowicz; at No. 7, Bob Barrett; at No. 12, Bob Barrett; at No. 17, Glenn Ikens. 

    FADEAWAYS