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Today's Sports

  • South sweeps cross-country titles

     South Brunswick High School junior Carmen Hilliard won her third straight conference cross-country championship Oct. 18 at West Brunswick High School.

    Hilliard finished unchallenged on the 3.1-mile course and led the Cougars to the team title. West Brunswick was second and North Brunswick third.

    Ashley Sloup, who won the conference championship in golf the previous day, finished second, Tori Johnson third and Brooke Beasley ninth.

  • Sloup wins conference golf...

     South Brunswick sophomore Ashley Sloup shot a 44 and won the Waccamaw Conference golf championship Oct. 17 at Lockwood Folly.

  • Trojans beat East Bladen 4-1 in...

         West Brunswick stayed in at least a tie for first place in the Waccamaw Conference by beating East Bladen 4-1 on Monday night at M.H. Rourk Stadium.

    Scottie Melvin and Luis Espinoza scored in the first half. A long kick by Nick Carozza set up the second goal.

  • Oyster Festival Road Race

     Oyster Festival Road Race photos

  • BCC host to Coastal Classic

     The Brunswick Community College volleyball team was host to some of the top community college teams in the country in the BCC Coastal Classic over the weekend.

    In its first match, BCC played conference rival Cape Fear and lost 21-25, 25-19, 22-25, 16-25.

    BCC began strongly in the first set, taking a 7-1 lead behind the serving of Danielle Ellis. She had an ace in a 4-0 run, and Samantha Montgomery and Holly Brisson had kills.

  • Trojans beat North 3-0 in soccer

     West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 3-0 in a conference soccer game Oct. 13 at West.

    West scored in the 30th minute on an own goal and Luis Espinoza scored twice in the second half. His first goal came in the 53rd minute and the second in the 60th minute. Melvin had the first assist and Connor Johnston had the second assist.

    Josh Upchurch had five saves and was the winning goalkeeper.

  • South sweeps conference titles...

     

    Three games from a defeat in two sets, South Brunswick’s doubles team rallied for a three-set victory and won the Waccamaw Conference tennis championship Oct. 13 at the Ocean Isle Beach Park Tennis Center.

    Cali Hitt and Brooke Munroe beat Mary Britt Nelson and Penny Watts 3-6, 7-5, 6-4.

    The victory completed a sweep on the conference titles for the Cougars, as Summer Phillips beat Jordan Sanchez in straight sets to win the singles title.

  • South volleyball team wins...

      The South Brunswick High School volleyball team won the Waccamaw Conference championship Oct. 13 by beating county rival West Brunswick before a full house on its home court 28-26, 25-20, 25-17.

    South gained the No. 1 seed from the conference for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state playoffs, which begin Oct. 22. Pairings will be posted at the NCHSAA website.

    West finished 10-2 in the conference and will be the No. 2 seed. It will play a home game on Saturday in the first round of the playoffs (TBA).

  • South’s boys end West’s winning...

     South Brunswick beat West Brunswick 36-40 in a boys cross-country conference race Oct. 4 in Leland, the first time the Cougars have beaten West in three seasons, South coach Mike Hilliard said.

    South placed runners second, fifth, sixth, ninth and 14th, Hilliard said. West placed runners fourth, seventh, eighth, 10th and 11th , he said.

    “That was the first time we’ve beaten West’s boys in three years,” Hilliard said.

  • Golf tournaments

    LITERACY COUNCIL TOURNEY OCT. 22
    The 21st annual Brunswick County Literacy Council Golf Tournament begins at 9 a.m. Oct. 22 at Carolina National Golf Club. The entry fee is $75 per player and covers continental breakfast, lunch and beverages.
    There will three team prizes for each of the two flights. There also is a hole-in-one contest. The tourney also includes the Emergency Services Tournament with the Challenge Cup at stake. For more information, call (910) 754-7323. The registration form is at bcliteracy.org.