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Today's Sports

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    BEACHCOMBERS

    The Beachcombers played at Cypress Bay. Low gross: Jim Beairsto, 83; Ed Kinney, 88; Stu Cleveland, 89. Low nets: Kinney and Beairsto, 65s. Team two-man best ball: 1. Kinney and Paul Michal, 16 under; 2. Beairsto and Fred Ortiz, 11 under; Jack Goin and Cleveland, 8 under; Bob Smith and Hal Riebesehl, 6 under; Bill Cameron and Bob Byrne, 5 under. Golfer of the week was Kinney.

    BRIERWOOD MGA

  • Redfish, trout now becoming more...

    The weather is just now beginning to feel like fall as the late inshore season progresses. Redfish and speckled trout will become the most active fish as the temperature falls, even as they become less widely disbursed. Anglers have to begin to narrow their target areas in hopes of finding trout and drum sitting on places where food can still be found.

  • Sandpiper Bay concludes...

    After four qualifying rounds, the 12 finalists played off for the President’s Cup. There were six players in the low gross competition and six in the low net competition. The finals were played on the Bay course, with nine holes played twice.

    Gross division: Bob Nicoletti, 74; Lance Lewin, 78; John Radziewski, 81; Al Hooker, 84; Bob Bryce, 86; Mike Finkelstein, 90.

    Net division: Jim Creighton, 64; Jim Kearns, 71; Don Moore, 72; Tom Ioven, 78; Tom Townsend, 79; Doug Williams, 80.

  • Tournament of Champions

    On Nov. 13-14, the men’s and women’s club champions from Brunswick County will tee it up in the seventh annual Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions. The tournament will take place at the Members Club at St. James Plantation with tee times beginning at 8:30 a.m. 

    Each year, the Brunswick Beacon honors our champions with this special edition. We celebrate the Best of the Best, those men and women who ripped their drives, blasted out of sand and sank putts from 30 feet away. 

  • Brunswick Juniors Youth...

     The Brunswick Juniors Volleyball Club (BJVBC) will begin its season Nov. 13. The Brunswick Juniors Volleyball Club is a newly established USAVB club program and is part of the Carolina Regional Volleyball Association. 

    BJVBC serves juniors players in the coastal southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina areas. Players from public and private schools, all surrounding counties and experienced or inexperienced in volleyball are invited to try out for BJVBC.

  • Shallotte football teams win...

    Shallotte teams have won regular-season championships in the Brunswick Football League.

    In the Senior Division, the Shallotte Bucs beat the Lockwood Folly Chiefs 27-6 on Saturday and finished 7-0. The Bucs scored 188 points and gave up 30.

    The Town Creek Bulldogs finished second (6-1).

    The Shallotte Pirates beat the Leland Panthers 6-0 on Saturday and finished 2-5.

  • Sports briefs

    Elks Hoop Shoot has begun

    About 3,000 pupils in elementary and middle schools in Shallotte and Calabash are competing this month in the first stage of the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest.

    The Hoop Shoot has divisions for boys and girls ages 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13. Contestants will shoot the for the best-of-25 free throws.

    The finals will take place at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 11 at Shallotte Middle School.

  • Bowling news

     BRUNSWICK COUNTY

    BOWLING CENTER

    Nov. 1-5

    McDonald’s Amusement Classic: Michael Oxendine 210, 214, 278, 702 series; Keith Croom 227, 253, 213, 693 series; Paul Stanley 214, 264, 660 series; Dar Anuszewski 205; Karen Moshoures 188.

    Tony Russo Sr.: Bill Laurie 194, 216, 557 series; Felix Remer 184, 166, 192, 542 series; Theron Johnson 204, 166, 522 series; Jack Howell 192; Sis Howell 178, 169, 496 series; Janet Sullivan 168, 183, 470 series; Debra Guyader 150.189, 452 series; Helen Gatts 178.

  • Scorpions complete best soccer...

     LELAND—Swansboro scored in the opening minutes of the second half to break a 1-1 tie and went on to beat North Brunswick 4-1 Saturday in a second-round game of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 2A soccer playoffs.

    North ends the year 13-7-2, the best season in its history. Swansboro improved to 15-7-3.

    The game was the last for two senior North captains: forward Francisco Hernandez and goalkeeper Joey Mills.

  • West Brunswick enters playoffs...

     South Columbus High School completed an unbeaten regular football season by beating West Brunswick 42-19 Friday in a Waccamaw Conference game.

    West finishes 3-3 in the conference, 5-6 overall. It will open the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3AA playoffs on Friday at South Central (8-2). Pairings are at nchsaa.org.