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Today's Sports

  • Opening Day

    Ocean City Chevrolet once again is supporting Shallotte Dixie Youth Baseball.
    During this season, which began Saturday with games at Shallotte Park, Ocean City Chevrolet will provide baseball equipment, instructional clinics, a monetary donation and an opportunity to raise an additional $10,000 in funds through a Chevy vehicle giveaway fundraiser. The effort by Ocean City Chevrolet is part of the Chevy Youth Baseball initiative from March through July.

  • BCC baseball team in first place

    The Brunswick Community College baseball team has completed the most successful and noteworthy week in the history of the three-year program.
    The team may match the historic season of the basketball team, which qualified for the national tourney for the first time (see video).
    On March 31, the Dolphins, an NJCCA Division II team that does not offer scholarships, beat Pitt Community College, an NJCCA Division I team that entered the game ranked No. 2 in the nation.

  • BCC basketball: Final games of...

    The Lions of East Mississippi made the most of their debut in the NJCAA DI men's basketball tournament, defeating Brunswick Community College 86-65 in the third game of opening-round action Tuesday in Hutchinson, Kan.
    BCC, who also was making its tourney debut, had a nine-point lead in the first half. But East Mississippi outscored the Dolphins 41-25 in the second half. BCC made 9-of-26 field-goal tries in the second half.
    The Lions outrebounded BCC 50-29. The Lions’ substitutes outscored BCC’s 39-15.

  • West softball team wins tourney

    They looked like any other group of teenagers, just hanging out, talking about clothes, boys and music, but this group was different. They had numbers on the back of their shirts and they were starting to pull their hair back away from their faces. Was this some gang that had come out to West Brunswick High School?  Yes it is a gang all right, the gang of 14, the Lady Trojan softball team.
    Hard to believe that in 10 minutes they would be playing for the championship Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational.

  • North finishes 3-0 in tourney

    The North Brunswick baseball team had the most impressive performance of the six teams in the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational.
    For the tournament, North pitching gave up three runs in three victories. North, a Class 2A team, won all its games against Class 4A teams.
    “Our pitching has been strong all year,” coach Randy Fennell said. “But at times we’ve just played terrible defense. But that has been coming around.”

  • North beats N.J. team in thriller

    In the top of the eighth inning, Scorpion right-fielder Kyle Hufham threw out a Winslow Township runner at home plate trying to score from third on a sacrifice fly. Hufham hit his own sacrifice fly in the bottom of the inning to plate D.J. Graham in leading North to a victory in the first game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational Monday at West Brunswick High School.

  • Area results

    BEACHCOMBERS
    The Beachcombers played at Cypress Bay. Low gross: Randy Cogdill, 84; Bob Byrne, 86; Paul Michal, 86; Charlie Shore, 87; Jamie Cogdill, 88; Bob Smith, 89. Low nets: Smith, 67; Byrne, 68; Jamie Cogdill, 68; Shore, 69. Team two low nets per hole: Reggie Auten, R. Cogdill, J. Cogdill and Shore at 25-under par. Golfer of the week was Smith.

    BRICK LANDING LGA

  • West golf team second in tourney

    Host West Bladen and West Brunswick finished ahead of conference leader South Brunswick in a conference tourney March 31 at Carolina Sands at White Lake.
    For the tournament, West Bladen finished at 321, West Brunswick 323, South Brunswick 334, Whiteville 343, North Brunswick 376, East Bladen 385 and South Columbus 487.

  • BCC baseball team has record-...

    The Brunswick Community College baseball team has completed the most successful and noteworthy week in the history of the three-year program.
    On March 31, the Dolphins, an NJCCA Division II team that does not offer scholarships, beat Pitt Community College, an NJCCA Division I team that entered the game ranked No. 2 in the nation.

  • Padgett’s discus throw...

    Kayla Padgett’s discus throw highlighted West Brunswick’s victory in a three-team meet March 31 at North Brunswick.
    West scored 68.5 points and North 67.5. South Columbus scored six points.
    West won nine events, the most notable victory being Padgett’s in the discus throw. Her mark of 115-1, in the fourth meet of her high school career, would have placed her third at the state meet last year.
    Padgett, a junior, also won the shot put (32-2) in qualifying for the regional.