Today's Sports

  • Sports calendar

    West Brunswick High School softball coach Joe Noble and his staff will conduct free softball clinics for girls 13 and younger. The clinics will take place 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at the West softball field. Please contact Noble at 443-1138 if you plan to attend.

  • College volleyball highlights

    Brunswick Community College swept its final two matches of the conference season on Friday at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center. BCC beat Pitt 21-25, 25-19, 26-24, 27-25 and routed Johnston 25-13, 25-13, 25-15. BCC is 18-12 overall.
    The Region 10 tournament is this week at Surry Community College in Dobson. Brackets will be set Nov. 2.
    The championship game is Sunday—the game follows the 10 a.m. and noon semifinals—and the winner qualifies for the NJCAA Division II national tourney.

  • West loses to Stallions; will...

     TABOR CITY—South Columbus beat West Brunswick 28-21 Friday in the final game of the Waccamaw Conference football season.

    South Columbus finishes 5-1 in the conference. West ends the conference season 3-3, 4-6 overall. It will open the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3AA state playoffs on Friday at Wilson Hunt (10-0). In the East, West Brunswick is seeded No. 16 and Hunt is seeded No. 1.

  • West JV football team wins...

     The West Brunswick High School junior varsity football team won the Waccamaw Conference championship Oct. 27, beating South Columbus 26-14.

    West’s first score was set up by an opening-kickoff return by Erick Hill to the South Columbus 16. Quarterback Dylan Darguzas ran to the 3 and on the next play Kavonte Gore scored with 10 minutes, 54 seconds left in the quarter.

  • Four county golfers qualify for...


    South Brunswick sophomore Ashley Sloup won a sudden-death playoff in claiming a spot as a state qualifier in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Golf Regional Monday.
    Sloup shot an 85 in the tourney and finished as the first individual qualifier not on a qualifying team. She was second overall.
    West Brunswick freshman Cameryn Smith shot 102 and finished as the eighth individual qualifier not on a team. She also qualified for the state tourney.

  • Piperettes play annual tournament

    The Piperettes played their annual member-member tournament Oct 15-16. The format was two-man best ball for Saturday and a ringer format for Sunday. If a team improved its score on a hole on Sunday, it could change its Saturday’s score.
    Flight 1: Gross, Judy Nicoletti and Noelle Kehrberg, 69; net: Lynn Hamlin and Carol Christie, 53.

  • The First Tee Player Card on sale

    The First Tee Player Card is on sale with some new courses available for card users.
    “The First Tee Player Card has been a success from the start,” said Carol Petrea, co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County. “This year, our card had 27 courses listed on it.  The Player Card helps support The First Tee, but it also gives our local golfers bargain prices at some of our most prestigious courses. Big thanks to all of our golfers who support us with purchasing the card. ”

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...


  • Independent Insurance Agents...

    The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina recently donated $5,000 to each of the seven chapters of The First Tee in North Carolina.
    Scott Evans, of Coastal Insurance in Shallotte, presented a $5,000 check to Carol Petrea, co-founder and chairperson of the board of directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County.  

  • South’s Sloup wins golf...


    South Brunswick sophomore Ashley Sloup shot a 44 and won the Waccamaw Conference golf championship Oct. 17 at Lockwood Folly.
    Sloup, unbeaten this season and a regional qualifier, also led the Cougars to the team title.
    Christine Guseman shot a 56 and finished fourth. Katie Narron shot a 57, giving the Cougars a team score of 157. Tina Tolley shot a 61. All already have qualified for the regional.