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Today's Sports

  • West Brunswick beats Topsail 3-0...

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick girls’ soccer team beat Topsail 3-0 in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference game April 25 at West.

    The victory gave West a 4-0 record against Topsail and South, the other 3A teams in the conference. The Trojans are 4-5-1 in the MEC, 10-5-1 overall.

    Topsail is 0-8-1 in the conference, 4-8-5 overall.

    “I didn’t realize they were plagued with injuries,” West coach Richard Dominguez said. “They were thin. But they still played hard. Fortunately for us, we came out on top.”

  • Two West golfers, two South...

    Two West Brunswick golfers and two South Brunswick golfers have qualified for the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional.

    The regional, May 2 at Lane Tree Golf Course in Goldsboro, is a qualifier for the state championship tournament the following week.

    The four golfers qualified for the regional in the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference championship tournament April 25 at Magnolia Greens.

    South freshman Walker Isley shot a 1-over par 73 on the 6,280-yard course and finished second overall. Junior teammate Xavier Williams shot a 79.

  • What to do to fish in the wind
  • Patience is key for spring...

    By Capt. Derek Treffinger

    Fishing and spring break commotion have seemed to subside with the wind and rain our county has endured. Last week, it seemed more like summer with the many visitors to Brunswick County islands and the warm temperatures. Yet this week, tempo has slowed as we all wait for more good weather to go fishing again.

  • McCumbee-McAleer driver wins two...

    Having come up just a few points shy of a Mazda MX-5 Cup  championship earlier in his career, Patrick Gallagher knows that every point matters.

    That was evident Saturday at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala. The Ohio native converted an ambitious last-lap pass into his second victory of the day in the No. 29 McCumbee McAleer Racing entry as the 2017 Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires season opened with two very competitive races.

  • BCC sweeps Patrick Henry in...

    BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Community College baseball team Patrick Henry Community College 17-12 in nine innings and 8-7 in nine innings in a doubleheader Saturday at Founders Field.

    In the first game, BCC hit four home runs: a solo home run by Joel McDaniel, a solo home run by Zach Johnson and two two-run home runs by Tyler Schneider. Schneider’s second home run was on a 3-0 pitch.

  • Meeting to discuss starting BCC...

    Talk may lead to action after a meeting 7 p.m. May 4 at the Odell Williamson Auditorium annex to discuss a BCC softball program.

    “This is for anyone interested in starting softball at Brunswick Community College,” BCC Athletic Director Robbie Allen said.

    “We’ve already had two meetings,” he said. “We want to see the interest level.”

    Apparently, the interest has been building for some time.

  • Cougars beat Trojans 6-3 in...

    SHALLOTTE — The South Brunswick boys’ lacrosse team beat West Brunswick 6-3 in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference game Friday in Shallotte.

    South is 2-8 in the conference, 2-10 overall. Both of its victories have been against West. The Trojans are 0-10 in the conference, 1-13 overall.

    South led 4-1 after the first quarter. The Trojans scored the first goal when the South goalkeeper flipped the ball into his net as he was trying to clear. Bailey Gentle was credited with the goal.

  • West Brunswick beats South...

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick girls’ lacrosse team beat South Brunswick 18-1 in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference game Friday at West.

    Six Trojans scored, none of them seniors, as West completed a season sweep of the Cougars.

    West is 4-6 in the conference, 6-8 overall. South is 0-14 overall.

  • Trojans finish season sweep of...

    BOILING SPRING LAKES — West Brunswick beat South Brunswick 3-0 in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference girls’ soccer game at South.

    West junior fullback Mia Adcock scored three goals in the first half as the Trojans improved to 3-5-1 in the conference, 9-5-1 overall. South is 2-5, 5-7-1. The victory gave West the lead over South among the 3A teams in the conference.

    Although Adcock’s primary role is as a defender, she showed she can play just as well at forward.