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Today's Sports

  • McCumbee enters Rockingham race...

     Chad McCumbee enters the final race of the ARCA Racing Series, the American 200 at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Rockingham, on a streak of top-10 finishes and is eager to have the best finish of his season in the finale.

     “We’ve been getting better week in and week out,” he said. “I feel like we’ve had better cars than where we finished the last four weeks. We’d like to finish that out with a real good top five at Rockingham.”

  • Cycle North Carolina Mountains...

     The 12th annual Cycle North Carolina Mountains to Coast ride began last Saturday at the Biltmore Estate and ended Saturday in Ocean Isle Beach. Here are photos of some of the riders as they approached the finish.

  • BCC beats Lenoir in three games

    The Brunswick Community College volleyball team completed a season sweep of Lenoir Community College by beating the Lancers 25-21, 25-23, 25-14 Saturday afternoon at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.

    The first game was close throughout. BCC (4-6) took the lead for good at 21-20 on a kill by Hannah Sofield. BCC gained another point on a hit by Kenzie McDuffie. McDuffie and Rheanna Lawson worked a give-and-go for another point and a 23-20 lead. LCC gained two points before a sideout, and KaAnn Murray held serve for game point.

  • McCumbee ninth in ARCA race in...

     

    In the next-to-last race of the ARCA Racing Series season, Chad McCumbee had another top-10 finish.

    McCumbee started 11th and finished ninth out of 36 drivers Sept. 30 in the Kansas Lottery 150 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.

    McCumbee was one of 13 drivers to complete all 100 laps on the 1.5-mile paved tri-oval. In 16 starts ARCA starts this season, McCumbee has finished in the top 10 six times.

  • South beats West, takes over...

     BOILING SPRING LAKES—The South Brunswick High School volleyball team took over first place in the Waccamaw Conference by rallying to beat West Brunswick High School in five games Sept. 28.

    The Cougars, unbeaten in the conference, beat West 25-20, 16-25, 19-25, 25-14, 15-11.

    “I thought they brought their A game,” South coach Wesley Kidd said about West. “We brought ours.”

  • Win at No. 3 doubles in...

     The victory by South Brunswick’s No. 3 doubles team of Lily Michalkis and Morgan Gilbert clinched the tennis dual over Whiteville on Sept. 23 and kept the Cougars unbeaten.

    South won four singles matches. At No. 1, Summer Phillips beat Ginni Lane 6-2, 6-3. At No. 2, Leighann Scheetz beat Sarah Royal 6-4, 6-4. At No. 4, Kelly Sim beat Emily Maultsby 6-2, 6-0. At No. 6, Lilly Michalkis rallied to beat Maleah Murray 3-6, 6-3, 10-6.

  • South stays perfect by beating...

      BOILING SPRING LAKES—The South Brunswick High School football team improved to 6-0 by beating West Brunswick 42-14 Friday night.

    The game also was the conference opener for each team. West is 2-4 overall.

    South quarterback NeJuann Watts threw two touchdown passes. Cam Scott caught one (76 yards) and Dishon Lee the other (19 yards). Marcus Hankins scored on runs of 23 and 3 yards and gained 110 yards. He also threw a 77-yard touchdown pass to Scott. Levi Prince scored on a 10-yard run and gained 59 yards.

  • BCC volleyball clinics Oct. 2,...

     The BCC volleyball program will be hosting a volleyball clinic for those in the second through eighth grades. The clinic will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 2 at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.

    Participants should be prepared to run, jump, shuffle and perform skills with a volleyball. Youth should wear gym clothes, socks and tennis shoes to the clinics.

  • Fans can vote Ex-Trojan...

     Charleston Southern University senior offensive lineman Jordan Lancaster has been selected to the 2010 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

    Now he is eligible to selected its captain.

  • West’s Al Rising wins second...

     BOILING SPRING LAKES—West Brunswick’s Al Rising and South Brunswick’s Carmen Hilliard won the second cross-country race of the season Sept. 21.

    Rising beat teammate Roberto Valerio, the winner of the first race and the defending conference champion, by one second in leading the Trojans to the team victory.

    Rising ran the 3.1-mile course in 18 minutes, 30 seconds.