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Today's Sports

  • Trojans defeat Cougars 6-1 in...

     SHALLOTTE—A full moon was rising as West Brunswick’s softball team turned into attackers and ambushed South Brunswick 6-1 Thursday night, April 2. The Lady Trojans pounced on the Lady Cougars early, scoring two runs in the first inning and three runs in the third, when Leilani Emile hit a home run out of the park for the second game in a row. West had 10 hits compared with South’s two.

  • Bob Hanna out as football coach...

     SHALLOTTE — Bob Hanna is no longer the head football coach at West Brunswick High School.

    “I guess they don’t want me there,” Hanna said. “I didn’t resign. It was kind of final today (April 1).”

    Hanna met with West Principal Brock Ahrens and West athletics director Jimmy Fletcher.

    “They wanted me resign and I told them I wasn’t going to resign. I had too much invested in the kids. I have too much respect for those kids.”

  • Future Generations Tournament at...

     The biggest, best charity event of the year is coming. The Future Generations Tournament benefiting The First Tee of Brunswick County is May 30 at St. James Plantation. 

    This is the 10th anniversary of The First Tee of Brunswick County and, baby, we’ve come a long, long way. From a handful of kids that met at Brierwood and The Lakes in 2005, our chapter now reaches 7,000 young participants each year.

  • Fishing begins to heat up with...

     After enduring temperatures in the low 30s this past weekend, it is safe to say spring weather needs to hurry up. The fish are cold, and I’m sure many of you are tired of breaking back out your heavy winter jackets. Thankfully, the forecast is looking better for us, the fish and of course the Easter bunny. Temperatures are expected to be in the high 60s to low 70s all week, which will raise the water temperatures. Thus, the fishing should pick up significantly this weekend.

  • Lady Trojans trample Hoggard

     SHALLOTTE — If hitting is contagious, then West Brunswick's softball team should have been quarantined.

    The Lady Trojans started off hitting the ball and strung together five hits in a row

    in a monster seven-run second inning on their way to a 11-1 win over Hoggard in a

    Mideastern Conference game Thursday night, March 26.

    The game was stopped after five innings because of the mercy rule.

    The chart stopper of West’s 10 hits on the night was a three-run homer Ariana Thomas

  • Shallotte Dixie Youth Baseball...
  • Easter tourney softball schedule

     Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational softball tournament schedule at West Brunswick High School

     

    April 6

    10 a.m. East Columbus vs. Richmond County

    1 p.m. South Columbus vs. West Brunswick

    4 p.m. Davie County vs. East Wilkes

    7 p.m. Davie County vs. West Brunswick

     

    April 7

    10 a.m. East Columbus vs. East Wilkes

    1 p.m. South Columbus vs. East Wilkes

    4 p.m. Davie County vs. Richmond County

    7 p.m. East Columbus vs. West Brunswick

  • Easter tourney baseball schedule

     Schedule as of March 26 for the annual Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational baseball tournament at Mike Alderson Field.

    April 6

    10 a.m. East Columbus vs. North Brunswick, Game 1

    1 p.m. Winslow Township (New Jersey) vs. West Columbus, Game 2

    4 p.m. Harrells Christian Academy vs. Richmond County, Game 3

    7 p.m. Upper Room Christian Academy (New York) vs. West Brunswick, Game 4

    April 7

    10 a.m. Loser Game 1 vs. loser Game 3  (Game 5)

  • South’s Pieper wins 100th tennis...

     Staff Report

    Noah Pieper was a part of South Brunswick’s only two victories in its 7-2 loss to Laney in a conference tennis match Thursday, March 26, and those victories gave him 100 for his high school career.

    At No. 2 singles, Piper beat Brandon McNeill 6-3, 6-1. At No 1 doubles, Pieper and Dylan Russ defeated Zach Taffer and Brandon McNeill 8-4.

     

    SBHS 6

    Ashley 3

    South Brunswick swept the doubles in beating Ashley 6-3 in a conference tennis match March 24.

  • Trojans score in seventh, beat...

     SHALLOTTE — Senior Charlie Carcich’s sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning gave West Brunswick a 5-4 victory against Hoggard in a conference baseball game Thursday, March 26.

    West improved to 3-2 in the conference, 9-2 overall. Hoggard is 3-2, 7-3.

    “Anytime you can win a conference game in this conference, you take it,” West coach T.J. Spivey said.