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Today's Sports

  • Mideastern 3A Conference track...

     West Brunswick’s girls’ and boys’ track teams won the Mideastern 3A Conference championship track and field meet April 21 at West.

    In the three-team girls’ meet, West scored 83 points, Topsail 62.5 and South 32.5.

    In the boys’ meet, West scored 71.5 points, South 50 and Topsail 45.5.

    In the girls’ meet, Paige Lowery won the 100 hurdles (19.30) and the 300 hurdles (55.35).

  • West golfer Patterson wins...

     Staff Report

    West Brunswick junior Landon Patterson shot an even-par 72 in winning the Mideastern Conference golf tournament  April 20 at Pine Valley. The course layout was 6,418 yards.

    In the team competition, Laney was first (321) and West second (323).

    For West, senior Drew Boyer shot an 81, sophomore Tucker Vaughan an 81 and senior Cole

    Snyder an 89.

    South Brunswick was sixth (389) in the seven-team tourney. Xavier Williams shot an 83.

  • Trojans defeat North in soccer

     

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 8-0 in a non-conference soccer game Monday, April 20.

    The victory completed a season sweep. West beat North 5-3 March 10.

    In the rematch, West scored six goals in the first half, the first two in 12 minutes by junior Tea Davis.

    After the Scorpions allowed an own goal, sophomore Claire McNeil scored on a shot from near the left post.

  • Trojans defeat North in soccer
  • Heavy rain impedes the spring...

     

  • Fishing continues to improve...

     

    Capt. Derek Treffinger

    It seems as if our fish population of Brunswick County has finally crept out of its winter haunts for good. This past week signified fish are around and they are hungry. Water temperatures along the beach climbed to a mild 65 degrees last weekend, providing the fish another reason to come closer to shore. No matter whether you were to fish inshore, nearshore or offshore, the bite has been better than what it was three weeks ago.

  • BCC beats Patrick Henry CC,...

     

    BOLIVIA —  The Brunswick Community College baseball team beat Patrick Henry Community College 9-3 Sunday, April 19, at Founders Field.

    BCC scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth in taking a 3-2 lead. The Dolphins scored five in the seventh and one in the eighth on the way to the victory.

    BCC finished with 13 hits. Taylor Stephens had a hit, a walk and was hit by a pitch.

  • Shot put titlist Derrick Wheeler...

     LELAND — Coach Garry Bishop stood next to the table where North Brunswick senior Derrick Wheeler was seated and spoke about the traits that have made Wheeler a three-time state champion in the shot put.

    In North’s gym April 15 before many students and with family present, Wheeler was about to sign a letter of intent to attend N.C. A&T State University. Before Wheeler signed, Bishop read from two pages of notes about why Wheeler has succeeded. Among the traits: coachable, respectful, likable, dedicated.

  • Cook, St. Andrews finish regular...

     Troy Baranik

    St. Andrews SID

    Kim Cook pitched St. Andrews to a 2-0 victory as it swept its final two games of the softball season against conference foe Truett-McConnell College (Ga.) April 13 in Laurinburg.

    With the victories, SAU finished fifth and 12-8 in the AAC. The 12 victories are SAU’s most conference victories since the 2004 team also had 12 (but in Division II).

  • Trojans defeat Ashley in baseball

    West Brunswick beat Ashley 7-2 Tuesday, April 14, in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference baseball game in Wilmington.

    West scored four runs in the second and two in the third on the way to the victory.

    Charlie Carcich had three RBIs. Austin Turner had two hits. Zachary Johnson hit a double. Hunter Ashburn hit a triple. Gray Cheers had a hit and one RBI.

    Brett Babson was the winning pitcher. In seven innings, he gave up five hits and had eight strikeouts.

    West is 5-3 in the conference, 14-3 overall.