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Today's Sports

  • Flounder creel limits reduced

    This winter has been extremely mild with beautiful weather and well above average temperatures with the exception of a few cold days in December. The fishing world has been relative quiet in the backwater, but the offshore fishery continues to make headlines with huge bluefin tuna being caught close to shore and a good wahoo bite in the Gulf Stream.

  • Scorpions lose in third round of...

    LELAND — The North Brunswick girls’ basketball team reached the third round of the Class 2A basketball playoffs before losing 76-52 Saturday to Northside-Jacksonville.

    Northside led 25-6 after the first quarter and clinched the victory in the second quarter, when it outscored North 25-10 for a 50-16 halftime lead. Northside led 61-24 after three quarters.

    North ends the season 23-4. Northside is 24-5.

    This was the fourth game this season between these teams.

  • Spring fishing is in the air

    By Capt. Derek Treffinger

    No matter whether you rely on a groundhog or an almanac, it’s safe to say everyone got his dose of spring last weekend. With temperatures in the low 70s, many visitors and residents ventured outside to take in some warm sunshine we all have longed for. Some took this opportunity to go hiking, some took a seat outside at their favorite restaurant, and luckily some finally found it warm enough to venture offshore to do some fishing.

  • Fishing petition good start in...
  • Small things make a big...

    By Darren deMaille

    During every golf clinic I run, I begin the session by setting the tone for learning and motivation. I am constantly reminding my students to enjoy the moment and never take anything for granted. You never know what is around the corner, so count your blessings.

  • BCC wins 18-inning game

    team 9-8 in 18 innings Saturday at Founders Field.

    The game was the home opener for the Dolphins. The two teams were scheduled to play a doubleheader (nine innings and seven innings).

    The game ended when Dominic Ford singled to left field, driving in Brett McMillan, who had led off with a double to left field.

    ECU led 7-3 in the eighth inning but BCC scored four runs and tied the score 7-7.

  • NCHSAA sets pairings for girls’...

    NCHSAA Women’s Basketball Pairings finalized for the 2017 Playoffs

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association
    finalized the 2017 Basketball playoff brackets this afternoon. Play will
    begin at the higher regional seeded team on Tuesday, February 21.

    Rounds one through four will all be held at the home of the higher seed.
    The Regional Finals (Round 5) will be played in Fayetteville for the East
    and Greensboro and Winston-Salem for the West.

    This year, by vote of the Board of Directors, the playoffs were seeded

  • NCHSAA sets pairings for boys’...

    NCHSAA Men’s Basketball Pairings finalized for the 2017 Playoffs

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association
    finalized the 2017 Basketball playoff brackets this afternoon. Play will
    begin at the higher regional seeded team on Tuesday, February 21.

    Rounds one through four will all be held at the home of the higher seed.
    The Regional Finals (Round 5) will be played in Fayetteville for the East
    and Greensboro and Winston-Salem for the West.

    This year, by vote of the Board of Directors, the playoffs were seeded

  • Jumping for joy
  • Three county wrestlers win state...

    GREENSBORO —  Three county wrestlers won championships Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state tournament.

    West Brunswick senior Harrison Campbell won the Class 3A 120-pound title for the second straight year. Campbell finished the season 39-4.

    North Brunswick senior Tyrone Watson Jr., second last year at 182 pounds, won the Class 2A title. Watson finished the season 34-2.