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Today's Sports

  • Chucky Brown tells campers to...

    LELAND—Hanging on a wall above an exit at the North Brunswick High School gym is the Houston Rockets’ Chucky Brown shooting a jump over Danny Ferry. When Brown returned to his high school alma mater Friday for the Clarence Brown North Brunswick  Basketball Camp—named in honor of his dad—one of the campers asked Brown whether he made the shot. Brown pointed toward the poster.

    “I made the shot,” he said.

    Some of the campers reacted, as if the answer had settled a bet.

  • Sweeney wins Tim Stevens Trophy

    Lockwood Folly Country Club played its annual club championship June 8-9. Competitors played 36 holes of stroke play, and the championship was decided on the final hole.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    BRICK LANDING LGA
    The Brick Landing Plantation Ladies Golf Association league event at Brierwood was Ace Day. First-flight winner was Jean Lakey with a net 68. Dale Calhoon was second at 70 and Irene Dowdy third at 73. Pat Christenbury was first in the second flight with a net 63 and took Ace of the Month honor. Mary Biesack was second at 68 and Barb Karkut third at 72. The third-flight winner was Peg Campana at 72. Sharon Deutsch was second at 74 and Peg Agrimonti was third at 78. Dale Calhoon birdied No. 2 and had a chip-in birdie on No. 12. Sharon Deutsch birdied No. 3.

  • Successful fishing is weather...

  • Some baits to use to catch trout

    The weather remains hot and dry but the fish haven’t yet gone into the typical summertime pattern and are still very active. The last two weeks have featured a renewed speckled trout bite in addition to continued good action on flounder and redfish. Trout anglers are scoring with live bait at the jetties, piers and bridges.

  • Nick Bradley opens golf school...

    Five years ago, when The First Tee of Brunswick County was just getting started, a wonderful opportunity materialized for a select group of young golfers.
    Nick Bradley offered to do an experimental yearlong clinic with 10 of our kids. It would take place every other Saturday at the Nick Bradley School at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach.

  • Adam Fulford wins again at...

    BY BOBI SUMMERS
    SPECIAL TO THE BEACON
    On USG Products Night June 25 at Myrtle Beach Speedway, races in three divisions saw each winner in a return trip to victory lane.
    In the Mini Stock 20-lap race, Mark Evans took a wild ride that ended with a wicked hit to the inside track wall. Adam Fulford took the lead to win his fourth race of 2011. Diddle Floyd, Willie Fulford, Eric McKinnon, Dub Fulford, Bryant Barnhill and Evans were in the top seven.
    Adam Fulford leads in points by 10 over Willie Fulford. Dub Floyd is third, 20 points out of first.

  • Chad McCumbee seventh at...

    BY COURTNEY MCGARRY
    SPECIAL TO THE BEACON
    Nighttime is the right time, especially Saturday night for ModSpace driver Chad McCumbee.
    The lyrics from the classic song by Nappy Brown and Ray Charles were appropriate for the most recent ARCA Racing Series race.
    McCumbee had another top-10 finish, this one Saturday at the Winchester ARCA 200. This was the seventh straight top-10 finish for Andy Belmont Racing and the No. 1 ModSpace Ford.

  • Leland Post 68 sweeps West

     Leland Post 68 swept a doubleheader June 28 from West Brunswick, with a spot in the Junior American Legion Baseball playoffs at stake.

    Post 68 won the first game 11-10, which was a completion of a suspended game. Post 68 won the second game 2-1, scoring two runs in the top of the seventh inning.

    The first game resumed with West trailing 11-8 with two outs in the top of the sixth and the bases loaded. Khalil Gause doubled home two runs but David Zacek ended the inning with a strikeout. He retired the side in the seventh for the victory.

  • West places three on first-team...

     Waccamaw Conference baseball coaches selected three West Brunswick High School players to the all-conference first team: seniors Hunter Allen, Trey Brown and Bruce Clewis.

    Allen, a senior shortstop, batted .393 with 18 RBIs and one home run. He also led the team in hits (33).  He struck out two times in 84 at-bats. He stole 10 bases in 11 attempts. He was part of six double plays and his fielding average was .935.