Today's Sports

  • 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...


    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...


    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. 


  • Bowling news

    Planet Fun leagues scores

  • BCC youth basketball clinics in...

    The Brunswick Community College women’s basketball team is offering two youth basketball clinics in January at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center. 

    BCC coach Ashlyn Burke and her team will conduct the clinics. The first clinic begins at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 15. BCC plays Spartanburg Methodist at 1 p.m. that day. The second clinic begins at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 29. BCC plays Louisburg College at 1 p.m. that day.

  • Community sports news

    Fitness classes set for spring

    This is the 2011 spring fitness schedule offered by Brunswick County Parks and Recreation. To register for any of the fitness classes or for more information, call Ruthie McHugh at (910) 253-2583. 

    Total Body Fusion: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Jan. 4-May 26 at Lockwood Folly Community Building. Fee is $30 month, $8 drop-in.

    Zumba: 8:15-9:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Jan. 4-May 26 at Body Dimensions. Fee: is $35 per month, $10 drop-in.

  • Photos of BCC victory over...

     The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team beat Central Carolina Community College in a first-round game of the Whiteville Urgent Care tournament. Here are photos of some of the action. BCC plays another game at 3 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 19) on Walter Shaw Court at the Dinah E. Gore Aquatics and Fitness Center.

  • West Brunswick boys get first...

     The West Brunswick High School boys’ basketball team beat East Bladen 72-57 Friday, West’s first victory of the season.

    Quan Bates scored 19 points, Taylor Buffkin 17, Geoff Gore 13 and Roman Smyth 11—all season highs—as new coach coach Eric Davis got his first victory with the Trojan program.

    Markel Jones scored a season-high 8 points, Jamal Jacobs 3 and Marquis Johnson 2 for West (1-2 in the conference 1-8).