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Today's Sports

  • BCC men defeat Australia team

    Staff Report

    BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team beat an Australian team 86-71 Dec. 9 at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    For BCC (5-5), Robin Moore scored 16 points, Carson Smith 14 and Jaquan Grissett 12. Other BCC scorers: JacQues Chambers 9, Cortell Busby and Taylor Buffkin 8, Najeee Pritchett 7, Rasheed Brown and Derrick Bass 6.

  • South freshman swimmer White...

    James Smith of Mallard Creek and McKenzie White of South Brunswick have been named winners of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel with Subway Restaurants.

                Each week one male and one female athlete in NCHSAA competition are selected for this award from nominations received from media and school administrators.  

  • Youth football
  • Pro profile: Brett Thomaswick of...

     Brett Thomaswick has been the head golf professional at Sandpiper Bay for six months and he loves his job.

    A giant of a man at 6 feet, 6 inches, Brett grew up in Ford City, Pa., just north of Pittsburgh. He played basketball and baseball in high school. When he was 17, his father (an avid golfer) took him to an exhibition match at La Trobe Country Club. Brett was standing on a slight knoll behind one of the greens when Arnold Palmer hit a shot that flew the green and rolled right to him.

  • ’Tis the season to go bluefin...

     Amid holiday shopping and festivities, there have been rumors of large fish migrating unexpectedly off Brunswick County’s coast. If you are thinking of a species of tuna, you are on the right track. ’Tis the season of bluefin tuna fishing.

  • Good fishing in winter weather

     Most outdoorsmen are putting their coveralls on to go sit in the deer stand or duck blind. Here along our coast you will still see plenty of boats cruising up and down the waterway chasing after some good wintertime fishing. The weather has been mild so far this year, making for more pleasurable fishing conditions. This week is looking chilly with the north winds blowing steadily. Our water temperatures are hovering just a little bit above average, but this next cold front should get us around the 50-degree mark.

  • BCC Classic is Dec. 17-19

     Staff Report

    The BCC Christmas Classic is Dec. 17-19. The BCC men play Caldwell Community College at 6 p.m. Dec. 17, Wallace State Community College (Alabama) at 8 p.m. Dec. 18 and Harcum College (Pennsylvania) at 8 p.m. Dec. 19. The NJCAA ranks Harcum No. 6 in Division I community college teams,

    Cape Fear, Harcum and Wallace played in the NJCAA Division I national tournament last season. Caldwell lost in the NJCAA Division III title game last season.

  • Trojans rout Jones, improve to 6...

     SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick boys’ basketball team improved to 6-0 by beating Jones 72-27 Friday, Dec. 5, at West.

    Senior Gray Cheers scored his 1,000 career point and finished with 15 points. Sophomore forward Josh Woodard scored 12 points and senior Saadiq Johnson scored 11.

    Jones, a Class 1A team in Trenton, dropped to 0-6. The only suspense in this game was when Cheers would score his 1,000th career point.

  • Undefeated Lady Trojans rally to...

     SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick defeated Jones 74-58 in a non-conference girls’ basketball game Friday, Dec. 5, at West.

  • West Brunswick wrestlers defeat...

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick wrestling team beat Laney and Ashley in the Trojans’ first conference matches of the season Wednesday, Dec. 3, at West.

    Laney and Ashley are Class 4A teams. The Trojans, a Class 3A team, won five of the last six matches by fall en route to the 44-29 victory against Laney. West had eight falls in its 69-12 victory against Ashley.

    The key victory was against Laney, and it put West in good position to contend for the regular-season conference title. West has four conference matches left.