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Today's Sports

  • Sheepshead can be difficult to...

    Summer fishing is in full swing, which means fish are present and feeding but not exactly jumping into the boat or onto the pier during the middle of the day. There remains a good bit of action, although the bite is often very early or after dark.

  • Truly contented man: Steve Isley

    Steve Isley is the head PGA golf professional at the Oak Island Golf Club. You’ll see his name in our local newspapers frequently because he wins and places in a lot of local and regional golf tournaments. 

  • Heartache for McCumbee in the...

    COURTNEY MCGARRY

    SPECIAL TO THE BEACON

  • Milliken races from back row to...

    BY BOBI SUMMERS

    SPECIAL TO THE BEACON

  • Sports calendar

    NEW ULTIMATE FITNESS CLASS

  • BFA fundraiser Sept. 10 adds 10K...

    Brunswick Family Assistance, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families in crisis by providing emergency assistance and services, will host its 13th annual fundraising run on Sept. 10 at Sea Trail Golf Resort & Conference Center in Sunset Beach.

  • Highlights, scores of area golf...

  • Brunswick beats Hope Mills, wins...

     Connor Durham struck out eight batters in five innings as the Brunswick Junior Dixie Boys baseball team routed Hope Mills 10-0 July 19 and advanced to the World Series.

    Catcher Jordan Flora hit a two-run home run to left field in the first inning and Durham drove in the game-winning two runs in the fifth in the game at Smithville Park.

    The World Series is July 30-Aug. 3 in Seneca, S.C., and for coach L.C. Pigott, this will be the fourth team he has taken to the event.

  • West Darlings play in state...

     The West Brunswick Darlings finished 2-2 in the North Carolina Dixie Softball state tournament July 9-12 at Cape Fear Optimist Park for players ages 7-8.

    West lost Duplin 10-9 to Duplin in the first round and then defeated Eden YMCA July 10.

    “Very good game,” coach John Caison said. “We had our hands full last night and won by 4.”

    After failing behind 5-0 against Dunn on July 11, the Darlings came back slow and steady and won 13-8.

    On July 12, the Darlings lost 17-4 to West Stanly.

  • West dance team stars at WFU camp

     Members of the West Brunswick High School dance team brought home three trophies and 45 blue ribbons for their effort at Universal Dance Association’s summer instructional camp at Wake Forest.

    The team spent four days at the campus in Winston-Salem and returned with the collection July 10. The girls won the 110 Percent Trophy, the Drill Down Trophy and the Superior Trophy for earning all blue ribbons.

    In all, 15 girls brought home 45 blue ribbons for individual evaluations on their dance routines learned at camp and one team full-out ribbon.