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Today's Sports

  • Scorpions lose in softball...

    LELAND — North Brunswick lost 8-7 in eight innings to Beddingfield in the first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 2A state softball playoffs May 11.

    North finishes the season 11-10. Beddingfield is 19-3.

  • Tyler Johnson leaves West...

    SHALLOTTE — Tyler Johnson has resigned as coach of the girls’ basketball team at West Brunswick High School.

    “I have taken the women's basketball head assistant coaching job at Montreat College,” he said.

    “I wasn’t looking to leave. I was looking to build something here. Had a lot of good momentum from this year.”

    He said he was approached about the job about a month ago, had two interviews and was offered the job.

  • Mother’s Day also a good time to...
  • West Brunswick’s Jon Jordan to...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Jon Jordan signed a letter of intent May 10 to attend Brunswick Community College and play basketball.

    Jordan, listed on the roster as 6-foot-8, 260 pounds, was a member of the West Brunswick team that played in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional his sophomore year. In his junior year, he was on the team that finished as co-champion of the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference and was 25-4 overall. In his senior year, West reached the third round of the state playoffs.

  • Trojans upset Swansboro in...

    SWANSBORO — The West Brunswick softball team upset Swansboro 6-0 Tuesday, May 10, in a first-round game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state playoffs.

    West (14-10) is seeded No. 13; Swansboro (17-6), No. 10.

    West has a second-round home game against No. 26 Corinth Holders (12-10), which upset No. 7 South Johnston 8-5. The winner plays in the third round against either No. 15 Webb (16-10) or No. 2 Northwood (19-2).

  • West Brunswick opens baseball...

    Staff Report

    West Brunswick will open the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state baseball playoffs Tuesday at home against Webb.

    Brackets are at nchsaa.org.

    First-round games are set for Wednesday. West, however, will play at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

    West is seeded No. 2 in the East. Its record for seeding purposes is 20-2. Webb is 12-10 and seeded No. 31.

    The top seed in Class 3A is Cleveland (21-1). The No. 3 seed is Southern Lee (19-3). The No. 4 seed is C.B. Aycock (18-4).

  • BCC sweeps Lenoir, improves to...

    The Brunswick Community College baseball team completed its Region 10 season by sweeping Lenoir Community College on Saturday and Sunday.

    BCC finishes 16-5 in the region, 36-16. Lenoir is 3-18, 11-35.

    Three of BCC’s Region 10 losses were to Patrick Henry Community College, which won the region. Patrick Henry is ranked No. 8 in the NJCAA Division II poll.

  • MEC champions Trojans lose to...

    HAMPSTEAD — Topsail beat West Brunswick 2-1 Friday in West’s final baseball game of the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference season.

    Topsail scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the first inning with two outs in taking a 2-0  lead.

    West scored in the top of the second. Tyler McDuffie doubled to left field, advanced to third on a passed ball and scored on Johnathan Carlyle’s groundout.

    West had four hits, three of them doubles by McDuffie, Hunter Ashburn and Dylan Jeffries.

  • North Brunswick to join MEC in...

    By Juli Kidd

    NCHSAA

    The North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s annual spring board of directors meeting accepted and approved statewide alignment of conference teams. North Brunswick will join the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference in the 2017-18 season and will compete as a Class 3A team.

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  • County track teams compete in...

    LELAND — North Brunswick’s boys finished first and North’s girls finished second in the East Central Conference track and field championships.

    North’s boys scored 197 points in the six-team meet May 5 at North. Croatan was second (121.25).

    For North, Jayhlen Washington won the 110-meter hurdles race (14.0 seconds), the long jump (23 feet, 4.5 inches) and the triple jump (46-0). Larry Hobbs was third in the long jump (19-9).

    Cameron Barnhill won the 100-meter run (10.9) and the 200 (23.1).