.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Sports

  • Wrestlers win tourney

    Bolstered by its second-place finish in the Battle at the Beach, the West Brunswick High School wrestling team won a dual and a tournament during the holiday break.

    West routed Myrtle Beach 49-26 Dec. 16. These were West’s eight winners and weight class: 103, Dalton Walker, pin; 112, Dylan Bernier, pin; 119, Troy Ruane, pin; 130, Jake Boudreau, pin; 152, Deven Ruane, pin; 160, Antaun Miller, pin; 171, Joey Moreno, pin; 285, Dee Kent pin.

  • North players make all-...

    Five players from the North Brunswick High School football team have been selected to the Waccamaw All-Conference football team. Five more were selected to the Waccamaw All-Conference second team.

    Below are season summaries for the players and coach Garry Bishop’s comments.

    ALL-CONFERENCE

    FIRST TEAM

    Anthony Gaines

  • Local players named to All-...

    Four West Brunswick High School football players are on the Mideastern All-Conference team. Three others are honorable mention.

    Ryan Hill, Alfy Hill, Isiah Williams and Charles Brown made first team all-conference. James Johnson, Maverick Pate and Dylan Bowman are honorable mention.

    Below are highlights of their season and comments by coach Jimmy Fletcher.

    ALL CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM

    Charles Brown

  • Make use of fishing gear you got...

    If you are looking to celebrate the New Year by breaking in that fishing gear you got for Christmas, there are still opportunities out there. Water temperatures are a little lower than what they were last year, but that is still warm enough for the area to hold some fish. Quite a few species are still active, with speckled trout topping the list for most winter anglers.

  • Golf action

    Bill Favro shot a net 62 and won the weekly Players Golf Association tournament at Meadowlands Golf Course. Second with a net 64 was Bob Lange. Third at 68 was Wil Garvin. Fourth at 69 was George Griffin. Favro also had the low gross of 76.

    GLANTON ACES

    PANTHER’S RUN 17th

    Beau Glanton made a hole-in-one Dec. 19 on the 17th hole at Panther’s Run. He used a 7-hybrid.

    BRIERWOOD MGA

  • Baby, it’s cold...

    It’s warm outside as I write this. The temperature is supposed to go higher than 70 degrees today, so my visiting family and I will be out on the course this afternoon wearing light clothing.

    That’s great, and one of the reasons we chose to live here on the Carolina coast.

    However, we do get cold weather here during the winter months. The temperature can dip way below freezing for several weeks at a time. Plus, because we’re next to the ocean, wind is a constant chill factor.

  • North wins over Trask

    LELAND—North Brunswick held Trask scoreless for the first quarter en route to a 69-21 victory over Trask Dec. 18 in a high school girls basketball game. North coach Travis Fortune used all 10 of his players and all scored at least two points.

    Sophomore forward Barbara Graham and sophomore guard Tyera Fisher each had 13 points. Fisher, who is leading the team with a 14-point scoring average, also had four assists.

  • West cheerleaders invited to...

    The West Brunswick High School cheerleaders have been invited to compete March 20-22 at the Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

    West was selected to compete in the national competition because it scored high enough in the sixth annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association Invitational Cheerleading Championships Nov. 8 at the Raleigh Convention Center.

    West coach Tiffa Murray said the West Brunswick varsity team has been invited to previous nationals but never has had the chance to actually go.

  • Location is key when finding...

    The weather has alternated between unusually warm and typically cold, but local inshore fishing has settled into its traditional winter pattern. That means fewer people are fishing but some coolers are still being filled.

    For the casual bottom angler and the surf fishermen there are targets out there, though they might not be easy to find. Fish are schooled up tight, meaning it isn’t hard to miss out on them if you are at the wrong spot at the wrong time. Some of them also tend to be more active at certain times of the day and night.

  • Merry Christmas to all

    Dear Reader, Since Christmas is a time to send letters and cards to friends and family, here’s my Christmas letter to y’all.

    The Christmas season is a reminder of the power of love and light. If you are a Christian, you commemorate the time when God reached down to earth and gave the ultimate gift, his son, Jesus.