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Today's Sports

  • Hensley attends The First Tee...

    From 204 chapters worldwide, The First Tee selected 29 students to attend the Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The inaugural First Tee Training Program took place June 1-5 and included golf instruction in full swing, short game, course management, mental preparation and physical training.

    Of the 29 students, The First Tee chapters from 12 states were represented: California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • Early morning and night fishing...

     A cool front came in last week and made temperatures more bearable again, and we are still holding in the low 90s. 

    Water temperature is still extremely high everywhere, however, and what was a solid few weeks of fishing all over has turned into more of the usual summer pattern, with fish very deep or inactive during a large part of the day. Early morning and night fishing are the best options now.

  • Inspirations Dance Centre...

     Inspirations Dance Centre dancers were awarded “Gold” and “Platinum” ratings for six group dances, two duets and six solos in a recent competition. 

    The Extreme Company received a platinum first place and sixth overall for its jazz dance “Aha!” and a platinum first place and fifth overall for its contemporary dance “Slow Me Down.” 

  • Holmes selected to All-America...

    Brock Holmes is the first Brunswick Community College baseball player to be selected to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II All-America team.

    Holmes, in his freshman year, made third-team All-America in Division II. BCC coach Robbie Allen said Holmes deserved the recognition.

    “We were concerned about him, where his role was going to be in our rotation,” Allen said. “We were concerned as to whether or not he was even going to be in the rotation or be eligible to play for us.

  • Town Creek All-Stars play in...

     The North Carolina Dixie Youth Baseball AA state tournament had first-round games Saturday at Town Creek Park. Host Town Creek played Kenansville in a first-round game and lost. Here are photos of some of the Town Creek players in action.

  • First BCC girls’ basketball camp...

     After each guest spoke and demonstrated drills at the first Brunswick Community College girls’ basketball camp, BCC women’s head basketball coach Ashlyn Burke asked the campers three things they learned. If they were unable to answer, they had to run from one end of the court to another before she again would ask the question. It was a way of combining exercise and reinforcing lessons, common at sports camps.

  • WBHS Little Girls’ Cheer Camp

     The WBHS Little Girls’ Cheer Camp had another big turnout, as nearly 170 girls participated in the three-day camp. The aspiring cheerleaders performed for family and friends June 30 in the West gym. Spectators filled one side of the bleachers to watch the performance. 

  • West Junior Legion team loses to...

     The West Brunswick Junior Legion baseball team lost 6-0 July 1 to Hoggard in the final game of the regular season.

    West, which split a nonconference doubleheader the day before to Durham Post 7, finished the regular season 11-7.

    West finished with five hits, and Ryan Sykes had three of them. He finished 3-for-3 with a single and two doubles. Dustin Darguzas and Andrew Pait had West’s other hits.

  • West's Simmons, Zio win...

    Two West Brunswick High School athletes and a coach participated in June in the XXIV Powerade State Games of North Carolina.

    Jesse Simmons, a rising junior, played for the Region 2 baseball team that won the bronze medal. Julianna Zio, a rising junior, played for the East soccer team that won the silver medal. Tripp Smith, the coach of the Trojans’ boys’ soccer team, coached the East boys’ soccer team that won the gold medal.

  • Schutzman wins ninth club title...

     Pat Schutzman has won the Winding River WGA club championship at Carolina National for the ninth time. 

    The championship was played June 21 and June 23 at Carolina National. All three courses were played over the two-day event. Despite the record-high temperatures, a field of 40 players competed in four flights and almost everyone finished. The Sunset Harbor fire department volunteer was at the site with ice, water and emergency equipment. 

    Beth Patria had a hole-in-one June 21 on eighth hole at the Heron Course.