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Today's Sports

  • North hosts ECC indoor track...

    Photos from the East Central Conference indoor track-and-field championships Feb. 1 at North Brunswick High School.

    Results will be posted at MileSplit.com.

  • Vereen to play football at UNC...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Taye Vereen signed a letter of intent Feb. 1 to play football at UNC Pembroke.

    “I liked the coaching staff and I feel like I can have a good chance to play there and be a great part of the program,” Vereen said.

    Vereen (6-feet-2.5 inches, 245 pounds) was a lineman on offense and defense last season for the Trojans. He said he was recruited to be a defensive tackle.

  • BAC swimmers win 16 races in...

    Brunswick Aquatic Club swimmers had 16 first-place finishes in its annual Battle at the Beach meet Jan. 27-29 at the Dinah E. Gore Aquatics Center.

    Tyler Bowersox had six first-place finishes and McKenzie White four.

    These are the top-three finishes by BAC Gators:

     

    Tyler Bowersox, 17: First in 500-yard freestyle, 5:07.49; first in 200 breaststroke, 2:17.67; first in 50 freestyle, 22.68; first in 200 IM, 2:05.32; first in 100 freestyle, 49.71; first in 100 breaststroke, 1:01.05; second in 100 butterfly.

     

  • Savannah Branch photos
  • Brunswick County bluefin tuna...

    Winter showed back up for Brunswick County fishermen last week with temperatures dropping into the 30s with stiff northeast winds. Unfortunately, these winds prevented anglers to get offshore to go wahoo fishing yet didn’t stop most anglers from chasing after giant bluefin tuna.

  • It’s the same old fish story

     

  • My voicemail this week

     

    By Darren deMaille

  • Five county wrestlers win...

    West Brunswick wrestlers won three titles in the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference championships Saturday at Hoggard High School. Two North Brunswick wrestlers won titles in the East Central Conference championships at Northside.

    Summaries are below.

     

    Three Trojans

    MEC champions

    Junior Gavin Bipes won at 126 pounds, beating his Ashley foe by fall in 29 seconds.

    Junior Brandon Reisen won at 132 pounds, beating his New Hanover foe by fall with 20.3 seconds left in the match.

  • Scorpions unbeaten in ECC, 16-2...

    LELAND — The North Brunswick girls’ basketball team improved to 6-0 in the East Central Conference by beating Croatan 57-35 in Friday at North.

    For North, senior Taylor Perkins scored 15 points and senior Jada Bellamy 14.

    North is 16-2 overall. Croatan is 2-4 in the ECC, 2-14 overall.

    North had beaten Croatan 53-29 on Jan. 3.

  • Bluefin tuna action dwindles...

    By Capt. Derek Treffinger

    For the past several weeks, fishermen of our area have been blessed with both incredible weather and fishing for January. Typically, this month strictly revolves around fishing for trout inshore and preparing equipment for the busy summer season. However, 2017 had a different plan for us. Moderate temperatures in the mid-60s and light winds have brought local anglers another excuse to go offshore fishing.