Today's Sports

  • McCumbee savors victory


    Although his face was covered by layers of dirt and sweat, the smile on Chad McCumbee’s face was unmistakable Sunday afternoon at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.

    The driver of the No. 1 ModSpace Ford had just won the Allen Crowe 100 for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, leading the final 51 laps and easily pulling away in a couple late-race re-starts. A caution flag on Lap 99 could have been disastrous for McCumbee, but he got the jump on Tom Hessert on the seventh lap of overtime to win by six car lengths.

  • West girls’ tennis team loses...

     The West Brunswick High School girls’ tennis team began is 2011 season Aug. 17 with a non-conference home dual at the Ocean Isle Beach Park Tennis Center. West lost 8-1 in a dual against Ashley that had close individual matches.

    “The season is under way, and for the first match everyone performed pretty well,” West coach Scott Mehalick said.

    “A lot of new players are in the lineup, but all of them play very well. Playing in her first match, Victoria Jordan won her singles match.”

  • Hoggard rally stuns Trojans

     WILMINGTON—The Hoggard Vikings rallied from a 21-9 fourth-quarter deficit to beat the West Brunswick Trojans 32-21 in a season-opening high school football game Friday night.

    Two touchdowns by West quarterback Taylor Buffkin—one on a 78-yard run in the third quarter—and a 45-yard touchdown by Justin Bland, also in the third quarter, had given West the 12-point lead heading into the fourth quarter. Unofficially for the game, Buffkin gained 209 yards.

  • Lady Trojans sweep Pender, rally...

    The West Brunswick High School volleyball team began its 2011 season by sweeping Pender 25-16, 25-18, 25-21 in a non-conference match Aug. 16 at West.

    West’s front-row attack was too much for the Patriots to overcome, although Pender did rally make all three sets close.

    In the first set, a kill by Jasmine Jackson led to a 5-0 run off serves by Mary Morgan Inions and a 7-3 lead. Inions had an ace in the run, and a set by Kaylee Johnston led to a kill by Jackson for the final point.

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  • Richard Kascsak: Employee of the...

    Last month, the Myrtle Beach Golf Course Owners Association named golf professional Richard Kascsak the Employee of the Year. This is a huge honor because this organization represents about 90 golf courses and 300 hotels and motels within a 50-mile radius of Myrtle Beach, S.C.