Today's Sports

  • VIDEO INCLUDED Scholarship makes...

     LITTLE RIVER, S.C.—The first time Breanna Gawron suffered a right-elbow fracture, when she was a young gymnast competing on the uneven bars, she was undeterred about continuing in the sport.

    But months later, when she suffered the same injury while learning a new skill in the same event, her mom, Jackie Gawron, had doubts about the wisdom of her young daughter’s participation in the sport.

  • BCC men split two weekend games

     The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team split two games over the weekend. Here are summaries of the two games.


    WAKE TECH 77

    BCC 76

    The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team came into Saturday’s game looking for another win on the young season, but Wake Technical Community College had other plans.

  • BCC women rout Caldwell

     SUPPLY—Alexis Jones scored 22 points and Shaquitta Jones 15 as the Brunswick Community College women’s basketball team beat Caldwell Community College 75-49 Saturday on Walter Shaw Court at the Dinah E Gore Aquatic & Fitness Center.

    Danielle Blunt scored 12 points as the Dolphins improved to 2-0.

    BCC trailed 8-7 with 11 minutes, 17 secods left in the first half but back-to-back layups by Blunt put the Dolphins ahead 19-12 with 6:47 left.

  • BCC baseball players work with...

     BCC student-athletes worked with the Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity earlier the month in putting finishing touches on the outside of a house.

    “Our athletes are trying to give back to the community,” said Robbie Allen, the BCC athletics director.

    Helping on this day were BCC baseball players. But other athletes are also involved.

    “It’s a mixture of our athletic department,” Allen said.

  • Myrtle Beach Speedway 400...

     Photos of some of the Brunswick County drivers practicing for the Myrtle Beach Speedway 400.

  • BCC’s Faircloth, Alford sign...

     SUPPLY—Two more Brunswick Community College baseball players have signed letters of intent.

    On Nov. 17, third baseman John Faircloth signed with Charleston Southern University and outfielder Drew Alford signed with UNC Pembroke.

    The signings bring to six the number of Dolphin baseball players who recently have signed with four-year colleges.

    In 50 games last season, Faircloth batted .364 with a team-high 17 doubles. He had 39 RBIs and hit two home runs. His fielding percentage was .926. He had 89 assists, second most on the team.

  • Coasters win silver medal in N.C...

    The Brunswick County Coasters, competing in the 75-and-older age group, finished second in the recent North Carolina Senior Games basketball tournament.

    The Coasters were one of two county teams in the state championship tournament, played Oct. 29-30 in Greenville at East Carolina University. The other team was the Force, who competed in the 65-69 age group.

  • St. James Wins the 2010 Ladybird...

    The final tournament of the 2010 Brunswick Ladybirds was played on Oct. 4 at Lockwood Folly Country Club. St. James finished first and was presented the cup trophy Nov. 4 at an awards luncheon, also at Lockwood Folly Country Club. The members of the winning team are Karla Reens, Kathy Siciliano, Rochelle Simpson, Sylvia Keegan, Darla Powell, Henrietta Minish, Jean Rentch and Linda Dybiec.

  • Deutsch wins Ace of Aces...

    The Brick Landing Plantation Ladies Golf Association tournament on Nov. 1 brought together all the players who had won an Ace of the  Month tournament during the league season to a best-net contest to determine its Ace of Aces winner for the year. 

    The players who were Shirley Dowd, Lois Huber, Ellen Rogoff, Sharon Deutsch, Peg Agrimonti,  Sharon Brown, Dale Calhoon and Irene Dowdy. Winning the event, and defending her title from the 2009 season, was Sharon Deutsch with a net score of 68. 

  • Chapter youth speak to the board...

    When the board of directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County has a regularly scheduled meeting, a participant in The First Tee gives a presentation. This is a special treat for board members because it always reinforces the important work we are doing with the youth of Brunswick County.

    Recently, Nicholas Caison and Tim Disano spoke before the board.

    Nicholas Caison, 12

    Nicholas Caison lives in Holden Beach and is a seventh-grade student at Cedar Grove Middle School. He has been a member of The First Tee for five years.