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Today's Sports

  • Chad McCumbee seventh at...

    BY COURTNEY MCGARRY
    SPECIAL TO THE BEACON
    Nighttime is the right time, especially Saturday night for ModSpace driver Chad McCumbee.
    The lyrics from the classic song by Nappy Brown and Ray Charles were appropriate for the most recent ARCA Racing Series race.
    McCumbee had another top-10 finish, this one Saturday at the Winchester ARCA 200. This was the seventh straight top-10 finish for Andy Belmont Racing and the No. 1 ModSpace Ford.

  • Leland Post 68 sweeps West

     Leland Post 68 swept a doubleheader June 28 from West Brunswick, with a spot in the Junior American Legion Baseball playoffs at stake.

    Post 68 won the first game 11-10, which was a completion of a suspended game. Post 68 won the second game 2-1, scoring two runs in the top of the seventh inning.

    The first game resumed with West trailing 11-8 with two outs in the top of the sixth and the bases loaded. Khalil Gause doubled home two runs but David Zacek ended the inning with a strikeout. He retired the side in the seventh for the victory.

  • West places three on first-team...

     Waccamaw Conference baseball coaches selected three West Brunswick High School players to the all-conference first team: seniors Hunter Allen, Trey Brown and Bruce Clewis.

    Allen, a senior shortstop, batted .393 with 18 RBIs and one home run. He also led the team in hits (33).  He struck out two times in 84 at-bats. He stole 10 bases in 11 attempts. He was part of six double plays and his fielding average was .935.

  • Brandon Rankin getting NFL...

     West Brunswick graduate Brandon Rankin enters his senior season of football this fall as a defensive lineman/end for Washington State University, and NFL teams are assessing his talent—even from high school coaches.

  • West Darlings advance to Dixie...

    The West Brunswick Darlings have advanced to the North Carolina Dixie Softball state tournament.

    The Darlings (7- and 8-year-olds) qualified by winning the District 9 tourney over the weekend in Tabor City. The Darlings won a district that included Town Creek, Leland, South Columbus, East Columbus and Lockwood Folly.

  • Ocean Ridge wins first match of...

    Ocean Ridge captured first place in the season opening Coastal Carolina Interclub Association event played on May 26 at Magnolia Greens. At this event, the CCIA welcomed new members Crow Creek and Magnolia Greens to the CCIA. The other member clubs are Carolina National, Sea Trail, St. James, Ocean Ridge and Long Bay. 

  • Ocean Ridge plays couples’...

    The Ocean Ridge Sunday Couples League played its annual club championship tournament June 5, June 12 and June 19 on Panther’s Run, Tiger’s Eye and Lion’s Paw. Twenty-two couples participated. The overall tournament winners: gross score, Tom and Jeanne Oxenfeld, 148; net score, Carl and Carole Schuster, 113.

  • Volunteer spotlight: Craig...

    BY CONNIE HENSLEY

    PUBIC RELATIONS TFTBC

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    BEACHCOMBERS

  • Oh, the games golfers play

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    olf is a game that you can play by yourself. Grab your clubs, tee it up and what happens? You play against the course. Each hole has a numbered designation. There are 3-, 4-, or 5-par holes, with an occasional par-6 like the 18th at Farmstead.