Today's Sports

  • West’s girls win in soccer...


     Julianna Zio scored twice in the first half and set a season scoring record as the West Brunswick girls’ soccer team beat Triton 2-0 May 12 in a first-round game of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3A playoffs.

    Zio, a sophomore, now has 18 goals this season.

    The playoff victory also was the first for the girls’ soccer program

     “They are all very excited,” West coach Laura Hickman said. “We’re just so proud. They have really exceeded our expectations this year.

  • Soccer playoffs begin May 12

    The West Brunswick girls’ soccer team begins the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3A state playoffs 6 p.m. May 12 at home against Triton. West is 10-6-2. Triton is 4-8.

  • Concealed carry permit for...

    A change in federal law that allows firearms in many national parks does not include state parks and forests or other state recreational areas, including game lands.
    According to the National Park Service of the U.S. Department of Interior, people who can legally possess firearms under federal and state law can now possess those firearms in the national parks in that state. This pertains to anyone with a concealed carry permit.

  • McCumbee finishes 28th

    After starting in the back row, Chad McCumbee raced to a 28th-place finish Friday night in the Nationwide Series Royal Purple 200 at Darlington Raceway.
    In his second Nationwide Series race of the season, McCumbee started 42nd out of 43 cars. He averaged nearly 166 mph during the race in The GPS Store/Garmin Ford.

  • Three North Brunswick athletes...

    Three North Brunswick athletes have qualified for the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 2A state track meet Saturday at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro.
    Pole vaulter Josh Kearney, shot putter Reggie Cobia and long jumper and triple jumper Jamelle Batts advanced from the Class 2A Regional Saturday at Beddington High School in Wilson.
    The top four in each event qualified for state.

  • BCC plays first round of NCJAA...

    The Brunswick Community College baseball team opens the NJCAA Division II Southeast Region Tournament at 1 p.m. Friday against the College of Albemarle.
    The eight-team, double-elimination tournament takes place at Hooker Field in Martinsville, Va. The winner qualifies for the World Series the following weekend.

  • Dennis Walters Golf Show coming...

    The First Tee of Brunswick County has the great honor and privilege of bringing the Dennis Walters Golf Show to The Reserve Club at St. James. There is no charge and no need to RSVP for the show, which will take place from 10:30-11:30 a.m. June 16.
    The Dennis Walters Golf Show is a one-hour combination of golf mastery and human inspiration. It is great golf, great fun and a great message. The show is also about achieving your dreams.

  • Weinacht qualifies for state;...

    The West Brunswick High School golf team sent four players to the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional May 3 at Maccripine Country Club in Pinetops. Greg Hensley gave West Brunswick its top placing, shooting an 82 to finish tied for 11th among 84 golfers. Jack Donoghue shot a 91, Keith Hopkins a 99 and Cole Grammen a 102.

  • Hopkins, Guerra win Winding...

    The annual Winding River Men’s Golf Association member-member tournament was played May 5-6 at Carolina National Golf Club. Using a shotgun start both days, 96 players (48 teams) teed it up May 5 for the first of five matches.

  • Player Cards for now for sale

    The First Tee of Brunswick County is once more selling its Player Card for $100. The card is only available to Brunswick County residents.
    With the card, golfers can play once at each of 23 Brunswick County Golf Course for $25 (includes cart and green fees). The card is only valid during certain times of the year and the summer session is from May 15-Sept. 15, 2010.