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Today's Sports

  • BCC baseball players sign with...

     Two Brunswick Community College baseball players signed letters of intent Friday. Tory Schroff will attend Charleston Southern and Michael Green will attend Winthrop.

    Before he suffered a season-ending injury in March to his right hand, Green had pitched 16 innings in five games, giving up 13 hits and five earned runs. He was 2-1 with a 2.699 ERA. He struck out 13 and walked six.

    In the summer he played in the Coastal Plains League, and that is when Winthrop noticed him.

  • North’s Linkous signs with UNCW...

      LELAND—Steven Linkous will attend UNC Wilmington and Matt Lowry will attend UNC Chapel Hill to play baseball after they graduate in the spring from North Brunswick High School.

    They signed letters of intent Nov. 10 at North in the library in front of a large gathering of coaches, friends and family.

    “It’s been a long time, if ever, since we’ve had two Division I prospects come out in the same year, ” North head baseball coach Randy Fennell said.

  • Lady Dolphins win home opener

     SUPPLY—Brunswick Community College outscored the Mount Olive junior varsity 18-2 in the final five minutes en route to an 85-67 victory in a women’s basketball game Nov. 9 on Walter Shaw Court at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.

  • Winners named in Mixed Pinehurst...

  • Ladybirds play club championship

    The Brunswick County Ladybird Cup Championship was played Nov. 2 at The Farmstead Golf Course. The event was attended by the Ladies Golf Leagues from the following courses: Brunswick Plantation, Carolina National, The Lakes, Lockwood Folly, Magnolia Greens, Meadowlands-Farmstead, Oak Island, Saint James and Sea Trail.  

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    The Beachcombers played Oct. 28 at the Sea Trail Maples Course. Low gross: Dan O’Connell, 89. Low nets: O’Connell 65, Dick Cecil 67 and Russ Russo 69. Team two low nets: O’Connell, Dennis McCann, Dick Cecil and Bob Cecil at 22-under par. Golfer of the week was Dan O’Connell.

  • Hurly, Schneider win women’s...

    When the Beacon ran the story on the 2011 ladies’ club Champions last week, two clubs had not completed their championships. They did play their championships this past week and here are the two missing lady champs.  
    Lori Schneider (Bruns-wick Plantation): Lori Schneider is from Milwaukee, where she worked as a sales manager for Allstate Insurance.  
    “I played a lot of corporate golf in my lifetime,” she said. “I also traveled around the world to places like Russia, Greece, Italy, Norway and Sweden.  

  • Brunswick County men’s golf club...

    BY ELSA BONSTEIN
    BEACON CORRRESPONDENT
    Wow! What a great year for golf. Courses that were closed are reopening, several of our local links have installed fabulous new hybrid grasses on their greens, parking lots are filling up again, and we have a whole new class of men’s club champions.  

  • Mother Nature deals tough hand

    I am struggling here trying to keep the reports coming when at best all we can get is one day a week to head offshore. The cold fronts and low-pressure storms have been relentless. As such, the ocean has continued to be dirty and stirred up.

  • Young turkey hunters learn about...

    BY RITA SELLERS
    SPECIAL TO THE BEACON
    It may not have officially been turkey-hunting season, but a lot of shooting at turkeys was done Oct. 8 at the inaugural NWTF Jakes Day. The Brunswick County Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) sponsored this event. The event took place at Roans Branch Hunting Preserve on Green Lewis Road in Bolivia.