Today's Sports

  • State seeks comments on fishery...

    The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is asking the public to submit comments on issues they would like to see addressed in an upcoming Shrimp Fishery Management Plan.
    The division is beginning a mandated five-year review of the N.C. Shrimp Fishery Management Plan that was adopted by the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission in 2006.
    The agency is soliciting public comment as part of an internal process to determine what procedural method to take in reviewing the plan.

  • Sports calendar

    West Brunswick High School softball coach Joe Noble and his staff will conduct free softball clinics for girls 13 and younger. The clinics will take place 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at the West softball field. Please contact Noble at 443-1138 if you plan to attend.

  • White, Hart named Players of Week


    Carly White, who helped lead Mount Olive to a pair of home wins last month that clinched a conference tournament berth for the Trojans, has been named Conference Carolinas Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week. The award is the second this season for White, who was also named conference player of the week October 11.

  • Sports briefs

    Planet Fun bowling
    Planet Fun Classic: Terry Decker 247-236-205-688, Jeff Kelly 235-221-212-668, Tommy Gutierrez 237-226-660, Zachary Bailey 231-231-658, Rick LaChance 234-225-654, Don Ruth 226-200-624, Garry Marion 241-202-617, Anne Decker 215-204-615, Samuel Champion 223-216-615, George Kleinmann 223-203-610, Dawn Clardy 219-561, Paula Micale 202-512, Collin Vanderburg 246, Bill Brothemarkle 213, Charles Wilbur 209, Michael Oxendine 209, Arnold Sanchez 204.

  • McCumbee 10th at Rockingham

    Chad McCumbee started 12th and finished 10th in the CARS Pro Cup Series American 200 Saturday at Rockingham Speedway.
    McCumbee finished 148 of the 150 laps in his Black’s Tire Service Ford. Only four of the 20-entered cars finished 150 laps.
    The practice session Friday was rained out and McCumbee had had seven laps of practice on Saturday before the race began.

  • Trojans lose to Wilson Fike in...

     Wilson Fike ended West Brunswick’s soccer season by beating the Trojans 4-0 Saturday in a second-round game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state playoffs.

    West finishes the season 12-6-2. Fike, the No. 3 seed from the Big East Conference, is 14-7-1.

  • BCC opens with win in OT

     SUPPLY—Lawson Ahrens hit a 3-pointer to send the game into overtime and Kameko Walls hit a 3-pointer in overtime to give the Brunswick Community College basketball team the lead for good as the Dolphins beat Guilford Tech 82-78 Saturday.

    Walls finished with three 3-pointers and 15 points and Ahrens finished with two 3-pointers and 10 points in the season opener on Walter Shaw Court at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics center. Kenny Tucker scored 17 points and Alex Tucker and Steve Johnson 14 each.

  • West Brunswick wins playoff...


    The West Brunswick High School boys’ soccer team beat West Carteret 3-2 in overtime in a first-round game Nov. 2 of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state playoffs.

    Scottie Melvin scored the winning goal with about 2 minutes, 30 seconds left in overtime. He took a long pass along the left sideline from Jacob Ferguson and scored on a one-on-one breakaway that covered about 30 yards.

  • Shock opens playoffs with victory

    The Shallotte Shock U12 girls’ soccer team won its opening playoff game Saturday 2-1 against Pleasure Island Soccer Association The Shock scored its goals off corner kicks.
    Hayley Giordano sent the first kick high over many defenders and into the center of the goal box and Greer Josselyn ran in and redirected the ball off her body and into the goal.
    On the second corner kick, Giordano again sent a kick directly across the goal and this time Mia Adcock came running into the box and had the ball hit off her chest and into the goal.

  • Shock beats Whiteville in...

    The Shallotte Shock U12 girls played an exhibition game on Friday against old rival Whiteville from the Cape Fear Soccer league and won 2-1.
    Whiteville entered the game undefeated in the Cape Fear League, and the Shock is undefeated in the Pleasure Island Soccer League in Wilmington.
    “The two teams have played each other in very close matches over the last three years and Whiteville coach Joey Shultz agreed to bring his talented team to Shallotte Park for the game under the lights on Friday night,” Shallotte coach Mark Giordano said.