Today's Sports

  • BCC defeats Lenoir in women’s...

    BOLIVIA — Daisha Jordan’s 3-pointer from the top of the arc broke a tie with 60 seconds left and the Brunswick Community College Lady Dolphins went on to beat Lenoir Community College 65-61 in a Region 10 basketball game Jan. 12 at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    BCC improved to 3-0 in the conference, 10-4 overall. Lenoir entered the game with an 0-5 record in the conference, 3-6 overall. In its previous two games, it had lost 59-38 at Wake Tech and 63-35 at Guilford Tech.

  • Cold weather pushes fish into...

    Brunswick County has endured many temperature fluctuations during December and January, yet this week’s cold front is definitely making it feel more like winter. With nighttime lows in the 30s, folks can finally break out their favorite winter jacket or burn their firewood they spent all fall cutting. Surprisingly, fish go through seasonal transitions as well. However, their changes revolve around migrating to find food or warmer water.

  • CGA has many roles for golfers

    The Carolinas Golf Association has many facets and functions. It serves North and South Carolina golfers and is the largest of its kind in the United States.

    The CGA headquarters is in Southern Pines. With a handful of employees and a vast number of volunteers, they perform the prodigious task of centralizing golf services and information for the two states.

    These are the main tasks the CGA performs:

    1. Agronomy: Providing the services of a full-time agronomist to member clubs.

  • VIDEO: Darnel Brooks wrestling

    North Brunswick sophomore Darnel Brooks wins the 160-pound title in the Scorpion Invitational by second-period fall.

  • North Brunswick wins Scorpion...

    LELAND — North Brunswick senior wrestler Chris Valverde knew what was at stake in his 220-pound championship match in the Scorpion Invitational.

    “When I came out on the mat, (coach Tom York) told me that if I don’t win it, we don’t win the tournament,” Valverde said. “It’s going to come down to if I win or lose.”

    North, the host team, trailed West Carteret by two points in the 10-team standings.

  • VIDEO: Patrick Burton wrestling

    North Brunswick junior Patrick Burton wins the 152-pound title 4-0 in the Scorpion Invitational. Coaches voted him Most Outstanding Wrestler.


  • VIDEO: Tyrone Watson wrestling

    North Brunswick junior Tyrone Watson wins the 182-pound title by first-period fall in the Scorpion Invitational.

  • VIDEO: Christopher Valverde...

    Final seconds of Christopher Valverde’s 4-1 victory in the 220-pound title match at the Scorpion Invitational. His victory clinched the team title for North Brunswick.

  • Run for Food photos

    Wesley Turner, 29, of Danville, Va., runs to victory in 1 hour, 10 minutes, 57 seconds in the Run for Food Half Marathon Saturday, Jan. 9, at Ocean Isle Beach.


    Kristin Herring, 36, of Newport News, Va., runs to victory in 1 hour, 33 minutes, 50 seconds in the Run for Food Half Marathon Saturday, Jan. 9, at Ocean Isle Beach.


    Brendan Murray, 27, of Raleigh, runs to victory in 18 minutes, 53 seconds in the Run for Food 5K Saturday, Jan. 9, at Ocean Isle Beach.


  • Trojans claim second conference...

    By Samone Bland

    Beacon Correspondent

    SHALLOTTE — The second conference game of the week for the West Brunswick Trojans ended in dramatic fashion as senior guard Tyler Stanley hit a 3-pointer with mere seconds left to give the Trojans a one-point victory on the road against the Hoggard Vikings. Three days later, the Trojans were back in conference action against the Laney Buccaneers at home. This time, there were no dramatics as the Trojans defeated the Buccaneers 58-37 to claim their second conference victory of the week.