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  • South Brunswick moves closer to...

     The South Brunswick High School volleyball team moved closer to a conference championship by beating West Brunswick 25-23, 25-13, 25-21 Oct. 13.

    West entered the match with one conference loss, and that was to South. South has two conference matches left this season.

     “I dreaded coming over here,” South coach Wesley Kidd said. “I dreaded having to play this match, but as a competitor, that’s what you live for.”

  • West Brunswick beats North 3-2...

     

    Sophomore forward Scottie Melvin scored two goals and junior forward Ben Schilz added one just before halftime in giving West Brunswick a 3-0 lead on the way to a 3-2 victory Monday night at home against North Brunswick in a conference high school soccer game.

    The victory avenged a 6-3 defeat at North and put West 4-3 in the conference, 5-9-1 overall, but West coach Tripp Smith was exasperated the Trojans gave up the three-goal lead.

  • McCumbee eighth in Rockingham...

    ROCKINGHAM—In the last race of the 2010 ARCA Racing Series, Chad McCumbee raced as high as second before finishing eighth Saturday in the American 200 presented by Black’s Tire and Auto Service at Rockingham Speedway.

    “It was a great performance,” he said Monday. “We had the best car on the race track a lot of the race. I think a lot of people took notice.”

    McCumbee, who started 13th out of 41 drivers, was one of 12 drivers to complete all 200 laps on what he considered his home track on the ARCA circuit.

  • Trojans unable to stop East...

     ELIZABETHTOWN—East Bladen scored on all five of its second-half possessions in beating West Brunswick 54-35 Friday night in a high school football game.

    “Coach Fletcher and myself both believe in defense, and there wasn’t a whole lot played out here tonight,” East Bladen coach Lenon Fisher said.

    “They’re a good football team,” Fletcher said. “We just didn’t match them score for score.”

  • West Brunswick routs Whiteville...

    The West Brunswick High School volleyball team routed Whiteville 25-14, 25-13, 25-13 in a conference match Oct. 7 at West. The victory gave West a 7-1 record in the conference, 11-4 overall.

    Katie King and Jasmine Jackson got the Trojans off to a good start, as King held serve for for six straight points and a 7-0 lead. Jackson had three straight blocks in the run.

    The lead went to 12-1 on a kill by Kayla Padgett, an ace by Mary Morgan Inions, a kill by Jackson off a set by Rebecca Howington and a dink by Kayla Padgett.

  • Brunswick Plantation plays...

    The Brunswick Plantation Golf Club played its fourth annual club championship Sept. 20-23, with the women playing on Monday and Wednesday and the men on Tuesday and Thursday.  

    Alcina Davis was first in the women’s championship flight. Moe MacDonald was second and Mae Drezek third. Dave Mambro was first in the men’s championship flight, George Tuccinardo was second and Tony Ingorgio third after a card playoff.

  • Tourney benefits Sunset Harbor-...

    On Sept 18, a golf benefit for the Sunset Harbor-Zion Hill Fire Department was played at Carolina National Golf Club. It was a captain’s choice scramble and 34 teams participated in the event. More than $13,000 was raised for the fire department. 

    Men’s flight 1: Tying at 57 were Jim Martin, Frank Paolicelli, Curry and Jere Jones and the team of Rick Klein, Jerry Mullin, Tom Godwin and Bill Profitt.

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  • Bob Allen wins Best Bob...

    The fourth annual Best Bob Tournament was played Sept. 26 at Carolina National. Fourteen Bobs and three Bobbies competed. Bob Allen was crowned the Best Bob for the third straight year. He shot par. Bob Terwilliger won low net. Bob and Pat Collins took best team honors. Pat Terwilliger won best partner. Closest to the pin were Jane Hack and Bob Gorman. The long drive awards went to Ginny Pearson and Bob Mecanko.