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  • VIDEO: Trojans beat Cougars for...

    Goals by Sarah Poulin, Savannah Midgley, Gwenna Gentle and Sarah Poulin in West Brunswick’s 11-4 lacrosse victory against South Brunswick on March 22. This was the first victory for the West lacrosse program.

  • Trojans beat Cougars 11-4 in...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat South Brunswick 11-4 in a girls’ lacrosse game March 22, and it was the first victory in West’s two-year-old varsity lacrosse program.

    “They were so proud of themselves,” West coach Kate Gentle said. “They knew that they could do this. They believed in themselves, and that’s what won the game for them.”

  • South beats West 6-2 in boys’...

    SHALLOTTE — South Brunswick beat West Brunswick 6-2 in a boys’ lacrosse game March 22.

    For South, Garrett Evans scored twice. Liam Bodnar,  Cameron O’Brien, Cameron English and Justin Keith also scored.

    Michael Nelson and William Britt scored for West.

    West scored first, getting a goal from Nelson with 8.1 seconds left in the first quarter.

    West penalties led to goal opportunities for the Cougars in the second quarter.

  • South Brunswick to recommend...

    South Brunswick High School has announced the recommendation of Rocky Lewis to the Brunswick County Board of Education for approval as health/physical education teacher for the 2016-2017 school year.

    Pending board approval, South Principal Bob Grimes plans to appoint Lewis to be the head football coach. 

  • Great time to try to catch mahi...

    Every spring an event occurs that puts offshore anglers of our area into ultimate pandemonium. The chaos begins with just one or two boats that head to the Gulf Stream in search of a tug on the line. Typically, these boats return to the dock with decent success, which also sparks interest of more anglers to venture offshore. Then, before you know it, dozens of boats are returning to the dock with incredible tales all revolving around one thing: the late spring mahi mahi run.

  • How to run a charity golf event

    Brunswick County is a beehive of charity golf events. During much of the year, two or three charity golf events take place each week at courses from Leland to Calabash.

    Some raise funds for national charities like the Wounded Warrior Project, the American Cancer Society and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Other charity events are for a local need. Someone’s house burns down; a family experiences a life-changing accident or devastating illness. Sometimes funds are raised for the hungry and the homeless.

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  • BCC sweeps Wake Tech in...

    BOLIVIA — Brunswick Community College beat Wake Tech 10-4 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday at Founders Field.

  • Gulf Stream action heating up

    The first week of May can be a magical time for fishermen of Brunswick County. As history tells it, May is typically the transition month for almost all targeted species of game fish along the southeastern section of North Carolina. Mahi mahi have begun their annual late spring run up the edge of the coast, the king mackerel have started feeding in the 30-mile range and, thankfully, a few Spanish mackerel have been found along the beachfront. 

  • Flounder are biting in many areas

    The average water temperature in our area is holding in the lower 70s and that has triggered a good flounder bite. Shallow areas like Tubbs Inlet and Dunn Sound, S.C., and Hogg Inlet S.C., have all produced numbers of small flounder the last few weeks. As the water temperature has continued rise and is holding around 70 degrees even in our surf zones, deeper areas have started to show signs of life. Places like the Little River (S.C.) jetties, Shallotte Inlet and Lockwood Folly have all seen more flounder this week with solid keepers in the mix.