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Today's Sports

  • Bull redfish run begins
  • Fall is here: Cooler weather...

     By Capt. Derek Treffinger

    Hed: Fall is here: Cooler weather brings hungry fish

  • Wagging blue tails cause...

     

    Can you hear that?

    Let us ease around the bend to investigate what is causing all that commotion.

    Look!

    Look at all those blue tails up and wagging at us. It was the kind of sight that makes even the most experienced redfish fishermen a little weak in the knees.

  • Good news: The rebirth of...

    More good news for Brunswick County golfers. Brierwood Golf Club has changed hands and is undergoing extensive renovations to the clubhouse.

    In Shallotte, the course flows through old pine forests and small lakes and creeks, with lots of waterfowl and one huge alligator named Charlie. Built in 1967 by Dr. Ben Ward, Brierwood is the oldest golf course community in Brunswick County. 

  • Decisions about when to go on...

     If fishing runs in your veins, now is the time to be planning that fishing trip. The availability of baitfish is unbelievable right now. Mullet and menhaden are thick from the waterways to the beachfront. Several of the shallow creeks are full of shrimp, too. The predator fish are lurking and the action should get stronger as more cold fronts pass through out area. We just experienced our first good cool down and the fish are starting to stack up.

  • Veterans Memorial becoming a...

     The is an awesome place to live. Brunswick County is filled with the most generous, caring people in the world. There is a real sense of community service and patriotism here.

    Two weeks ago, 10 of our area golf pros played 100 holes of golf in one day to raise money for Folds of Honor. Each week there are charity golf events for every cause from breast cancer, to Communities in Schools to hospice care. It’s impossible for me to cover them all, but I try to single out a few each year to showcase the length and breadth of our charity golf tournaments.

  • Trojans defeat Stallions 38-14

     TABOR CITY — West Brunswick beat South Columbus 38-14 in a non-conference football game Thursday, Sept. 11, the first victory of the season for the Trojans (1-3).

    In the first half, junior running back Shikeem Hill returned a kickoff for a touchdown and Junior Delton Bessent returned an interception about 30 yards for a score.

    In the second half, sophomore running back Anthony McCray scored on touchdown runs of 21 and 46 yards.

  • West football, soccer games will...

    West Brunswick will play its football game at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at South Columbus.

    North Brunswick will play its football game at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at home against South Brunswick

    West Brunswick will play junior varsity and varsity soccer games at 5/6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at home against New Hanover.

  • Trojans beat Cougars in tennis

     West Brunswick beat South Brunswick 5-4 in a conference tennis match Thursday, Sept. 4, at South.

    The Trojans won four of the six singles matches.

    At No. 2, Anna James beat Hannah Pieper 6-3, 6-2. At No. 3, McKenzie Winberg beat Katrina Marchetti 6-3, 6-3. At No. 4, Allie Madison beat Sarah Costa 6-2, 4-6, 10-0. At No. 5, Olivia Rutter beat Eliza Douglass 5-7, 7-5, 10-5.

    In other singles matches, South’s Gabby Beacham beat Katie Barnes 6-0, 6-2 and South’s Kezia Matson beat Bianca Desimone 7-5, 6-3.

  • North Brunswick’s defense...

     LELAND — North Brunswick took advantage of East Columbus turnovers in a 48-6 in a non-conference home football game Friday, Sept. 5.

    The Scorpions intercepted three passes and recovered two fumbles.

    Junior Jordon Howard intercepted a pass in the first half and senior Dominique Blanks and senior Jerry Andrews intercepted passes in the second half.

    Senior Erick Wheeler forced a fumble that senior Evin Bellamy recovered.