Today's Sports

  • BCC sets team record for...

    The Brunswick Community College baseball team set a team record for victories in a season by beating Wake Tech in a doubleheader Saturday at West Brunswick High School.

    BCC won 8-1 and 5-0. After a 10-2 victory Sunday, BCC is 29-11 for year, 15-2 in the conference.

    In the first game, starter Brock Holmes gave up seven hit and one run in seven innings. He walked two and struck out five. Holmes also set a team record for victories in a season by a BCC pitcher, seven.

  • Gause attracts scouts

    The scene about 12 feet behind home plate was as noteworthy as the scene 60 feet, 6 inches in front it.
    Seniors Jay Gause of West Brunswick and D.J. Thomas of Durham Riverside—N.C. State University recruits and possibly roommates this fall—were pitching in the last game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational, which began around 7 p.m. April 7 at West Brunswick High School.

  • West wins three tennis duals

    The West Brunswick boys’ tennis team got three 9-0 victories in duals last week.
    On April 12 at West, the Trojans beat North Brunswick 9-0. Eleven West players got victories.
    The victories gave West a 6-2 record in the conference.
    Against North Brunswick, Alex Humbert defeated F. Hernandez 6-1, 6-4. Brighton Mintz defeated G. Self 4-6, 6-2, 10-4. Jason Watts defeated L. Torres 6-0, 6-1. Jason Huff defeated N. Lanaghan 6-0, 6-2. John Harmon defeated M. Flores 6-1, 6-2. Shawn Cunningham defeated Z. Maditz 6-0, 6-0.

  • South tennis team stays perfect

    The South Brunswick boys’ tennis team continued its unbeaten conference season with victories over West Bladen and South Columbus.
    The Cougars, 10-0 in the conference and 11-3 overall, play a conference dual April 21 against North Brunswick at Brunswick Forest.

    South Brunswick 8
    South Columbus 1
    South won five of six singles matches in the victory April 14. Thomas Lloyd, Gabe Azzato, Steven Berg and Tyler Goldstein each won two matches.

  • South beats West 1-0 in soccer;...

    BOILING SPRING LAKES—One night after a 2-1 overtime victory over Whiteville, South Brunswick beat West Brunswick 1-0 April 14 and improved to 5-0 in the Waccamaw Conference.
    Sophomore Gabby Alcorn, off a corner kick from senior Kayla Carmichael, scored the only goal in the first two minutes.
    The rest of the game was a defensive battle played mainly in the midfield, although each team had scoring chances throughout the game.

  • West scores season-high16 runs

    TABOR CITY—West Brunswick had 18 hits in beating South Columbus 16-8 April 13 in a conference baseball game.
    The 16 runs are the most this season for West, 5-1 in the conference, 11-3 overall.

  • Opening Day

    Ocean City Chevrolet once again is supporting Shallotte Dixie Youth Baseball.
    During this season, which began Saturday with games at Shallotte Park, Ocean City Chevrolet will provide baseball equipment, instructional clinics, a monetary donation and an opportunity to raise an additional $10,000 in funds through a Chevy vehicle giveaway fundraiser. The effort by Ocean City Chevrolet is part of the Chevy Youth Baseball initiative from March through July.

  • BCC baseball team in first place

    The Brunswick Community College baseball team has completed the most successful and noteworthy week in the history of the three-year program.
    The team may match the historic season of the basketball team, which qualified for the national tourney for the first time (see video).
    On March 31, the Dolphins, an NJCCA Division II team that does not offer scholarships, beat Pitt Community College, an NJCCA Division I team that entered the game ranked No. 2 in the nation.

  • BCC basketball: Final games of...

    The Lions of East Mississippi made the most of their debut in the NJCAA DI men's basketball tournament, defeating Brunswick Community College 86-65 in the third game of opening-round action Tuesday in Hutchinson, Kan.
    BCC, who also was making its tourney debut, had a nine-point lead in the first half. But East Mississippi outscored the Dolphins 41-25 in the second half. BCC made 9-of-26 field-goal tries in the second half.
    The Lions outrebounded BCC 50-29. The Lions’ substitutes outscored BCC’s 39-15.

  • West softball team wins tourney

    They looked like any other group of teenagers, just hanging out, talking about clothes, boys and music, but this group was different. They had numbers on the back of their shirts and they were starting to pull their hair back away from their faces. Was this some gang that had come out to West Brunswick High School?  Yes it is a gang all right, the gang of 14, the Lady Trojan softball team.
    Hard to believe that in 10 minutes they would be playing for the championship Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational.