Today's Sports

  • Sauls Bonecrusher dominates...

    This past weekend the Ocean Isle Fishing hosted Capt. Kyle’s Thanksgiving Trout Classic. The speckled trout tournament is an annual event that typically draws 20 or so boats to compete for the tournament’s cash payout but most importantly the opportunity to carry bragging rights through the end of the year. 

  • South Brunswick swim team has...

    The South Brunswick swim team had its first swim meet Nov. 23 at UNC Pembroke against Lumberton High, Union Pines High and Pinecrest High School. Meg Fletcher of WBHS also attended this meet.

  • West, South open wrestling season

     The West Brunswick and South Brunswick wrestling teams opened their seasons in duals Nov. 23 at West with Hoggard, Lumberton and South View.

    West lost to South View 48-22. West winners were Ronnie Dellinger 6-2, James Hall 13-5, Antaun Miller by fall, Mike McCrimmon 13-11 and Bryan Lewis by fall.

    West beat Lumberton 54-28. West winners were Shane Bell by forfeit, Ronnie Dellinger by fall, Dillon Aubrey by fall, James Hall by fall, Mason Underwood by fall, Jason Huff by fall, Antaun Miller by fall, David Gibson by fall and Markell Stanley by fall.

  • Victorious Secret wins Ocean...


    The Ocean Ridge Ladies Golf Association played its fourth annual Carolina Cup tournament (formerly called the Ryder Cup) Nov. 8, Nov. 10 and Nov. 15.

    As in traditional Ryder Cup matches, there were three formats: alternate shot, better ball and individual match play. In each format, the winners of the match gained one point for her team. 

  • Thistle has first club...

    Thistle Golf Club recently played its inaugural men’s and ladies’ club championships.  The men’s club championship was played Aug. 7-8 with Charlie Moore winning the gross division and Jim Helm the net division. 

    The ladies’ club championship was played Oct. 23-24 with Diane Peoples winning the gross division and Debbie Vankoski winning the net Division.  

  • The Life Skills Experience...


    Last month, The First Tee Box finished a nine-part series on The First Tee Nine Core Values. The volunteer parents on the chapter’s public relations team helped write several of the heart-warming articles.

    For 2011, volunteer coaches will write about The First Tee Life Skills Experience. These articles will cover many of the core lessons that are unique to the Par, Birdie, Eagle and Ace levels.

  • Scores and highlights from local...


    The Beachcombers played a Stableford tournament Nov. 19 at The Valley at Eastport. The winners with 36 points were Reggie Auten, Bob Brownley, Bill Cameron and Dennis McCann. Lowest gross for the day were Stu Cleveland, 87, Jim Beairsto and Bill Cameron, 88, Reggie Auten and Gary Gutheil, 89. Lowest nets were Reggie Auten, 62, Bill Cameron, 63, and Bob Brownley, 67. Reggie Auten was voted golfer of the week.


  • Brave Brick Landing soldiers on

    These are difficult times for the folks at Brick Landing Plantation, and I am one of those folks. 

    It all began Jan. 1, 2010, when the pro shop received a call from the operators of the course, Maples Golf Management, co-owners of the course with CTC Brick Landing LLC. They ordered the pro to close the golf course immediately and lock the building. If anyone was playing the course, they were to be stopped and given a refund. Furthermore, a sign was to be placed on the door saying the golf course and clubhouse are closed for the month of January. 

  • Dixie Youth meeting Nov. 29

    Shallotte Dixie Youth Baseball and Softball will have its annual fall meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 29 at Shallotte First Baptist Church in Shallotte to discuss al old business from the 2010 season. Coaches, parents and interested parties are encouraged to attend.

  • Brunswick County Tennis...

    The Brunswick County Tennis Association had a season-ending round robin at the Ocean Isle Beach Tennis Center.

    Members of the BCTA ladies’ advanced league championship team captain Karen MacKinnon and members Kathy Babbis, Dawn Caporaso, Jan Denney, Margie Foote, Barbara McMichael, Kathy Pace, Ann Perry, Linda Peterson and Martha Reese.