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Today's Sports

  • VIDEO: Patrick Burton wins state

    Final seconds of Patrick Burton’s 152-pound victory in the NCHSAA Class 2A state wrestling tournament.

  • Key times to fish for winter...

    By Capt. Derek Treffinger
    Another week of February fishing has come and gone. It is typical for this month to be filled with uncooperative weather, yet this year the offshore fishing has been just the same – tough and unforgiving.

  • BCC men split two home games in...

    BOLIVIA — The BCC men’s basketball team beat Denmark Tech 95-69 Saturday at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym. Demark dropped to 1-6 in the region, 3-10 overall.

    For BCC, Bobby Stenborg scored 21 points, Saleik Edwards 19, Khaileel Dailey 13, Tanner Poole 12 and Jaylon Wray 10.

    On Sunday, Caldwell beat BCC 90-79. Caldwell improved to 6-4, 20-7.

    For BCC, Bobby Stenborg scored 23 points, Edwards 16 and Devin Hutchinson 13.

    BCC is 2-7 in NJCAA Division I Region 10, 15-11 overall.

  • South’s Bowersox third at state...

    South Brunswick senior Tyler Bowersox finished third Saturday in the 100-yard breaststroke in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A swim meet.

    Bowersox swam the race at the Cary Triangle Aquatic Center in 58.53 seconds. South Iredell junior Colson Zucker won the race in 57.02, an All-America consideration. The second-place time was 58 seconds.

    The race was redemption for Zucker, who had been disqualified in the 200 individual medley for a one-hand touch while swimming the breaststroke.

  • Trojan wrestlers win NCHSAA...

    SHALLOTTE — Harrison Campbell and Jacary Bethel won wrestling titles in leading West Brunswick to the team championship in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional.

    The two-day regional at West Brunswick was a qualifier for the state tournament this week in Greensboro. The top four in each weight advanced to state. Twenty-five teams scored points.

  • Scorpions win fourth straight...

    The North Brunswick boys’ track-and-field team set two state records in winning its fourth straight indoor championship Friday, Feb. 10, in Winston-Salem.

    Senior Jayhlen Washington won three individual events — setting a Class 1A/2A record in the 55-meter hurdles — in the meet for North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 1A/2A schools.

  • Some products piquing interest...

    By Darren deMaille

    The PGA Merchandise Show took place last week at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. More than a thousand golf companies participated. All the latest of everything that is golf was there. If you wanted to see it, or be seen, it was there. Equipment, clothing, gadgets, training aids, PGA Tour pros and celebrities were around every corner.  In addition, there were countless opportunities for PGA professionals like me to educate themselves and share thoughts and philosophies with other colleagues. 

  • Emotional championship for...

    LELAND — Sixty seconds from fulfilling an 11-year dream — winning a conference championship — North Brunswick coach Travis Fortune pressed a white towel to his face. His Scorpions were about to scupper Northside-Jacksonville 83-63 — considered one of the top Class 2A teams in the region — and clinch the East Central Conference basketball championship Tuesday, Feb. 7.

  • County middle school wrestling...

    Staff Report

    South Middle School won the county middle school wrestling championships Saturday at North Brunswick High School.

    South scored 180 points, Shallotte 137, Leland 92 and Cedar Grove 55.

  • Super Ral-LI: Patriots 34,...

     

    By Thomas Ryan Paul

    In the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, Super Bowl Sunday takes on an added dimension: The game is played somewhere warm or in an indoor stadium. Players and fans wear short-sleeve shirts. The cheerleaders wear skimpy tops and bottoms. And knee-high boots. Men wear suits and ties. The women have great hair and makeup.