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Today's Sports

  • BCC loses twice to Rockingham

     Rockingham Community College beat Brunswick Community College 2-1 in nine innings and 9-2 in seven innings in region baseball games Friday, April 18, at Founders Field.

    In the 2-1 loss, BCC starter Jimmy Boyd gave up four hits and one run seven innings in a no-decision. He walked one and struck out five.

    Rockingham scored the winning run on a two-out error in the top of the ninth when two BCC outfielders bumped into each fielding a flyball and the ball dropped out of the glove of one of the outfielders.

  • Trojans beat South in softball

     BOILING SPRING LAKES — West Brunswick beat South Brunswick 16-1 in a conference softball game Friday, April 18, at South.

    Leilani Emile and Caroline Gore each hit two-run home runs as West finished with 15 hits. The Trojans improved to 8-2 in the conference.

    Maddi Emmons was the winning pitcher, giving up one hit in the seven-inning game. She walked three, hit one and struck out 11.

  • County track meet photos
  • Scorpions’ Terrance Brown signs...

     LELAND — North Brunswick High School senior Terrance Brown signed a letter of intent Thursday, April 17, to attend Brunswick Community College and play basketball.

    Brown had many proud moments in evening games at North, but the highlight of his career was Thursday morning in the library at North.

    “Really, it’s just this signing,” he said. “That’s the best thing that’s happened to me all  year. I’m really looking forward to (BCC).”

  • CVGA golf

     The Calabash Veterans’ Golf Association played a 1-2-3 format April 14 at Meadowlands. First were Lynn Harbold and Mike McCormack and two players by draw, -31. Second were Denny Wise, Russ Johnson, Bob Lange and Ken Locatelli, -27. Third were Bill Russell, Loren Ruck, Jerry Howard and John Yencik, -26. Gross: Roy Lawes, 73. Net: Larry Noon, Harbold and Locatelli, 60. Closest to pin: at 5, Bob Anderson, 4-11; at 8, Roy Laster, 17-3; at 11, John Casey, 12-2;  at 14, John Calabrese, 3-9.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

     Brick Landing LGA

  • Monday After the Masters...

     I love writing this column. Through it, I have the opportunity to do some marvelous things, like attending the Hootie and the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Tournament at the Dye Course in Barefoot Landing. 

    With my press pass around my neck, I get to go “under the ropes” to be close to the golfers and celebrities.

  • Warm welcome from spring fishing

     By Capt. Derek Treffinger

  • Fish are on the move
  • Padgett sets ECU record, wins...

     Kayla Padgett won three events in helping the East Carolina University women’s track and field team to a second-place finish in the inaugural Bill Carson Invitational at ECU.

    Padgett won two events Friday, April 11, in the meet with South Carolina, UNC Charlotte and UNC Wilmington. She broke her school record in the hammer throw with a heave of 208 feet, 4 inches. Padgett also finished first in the discus throw (167 feet).

    Padgett won the shot put Saturday, April 12, with a mark of 47-9.5.

    South Carolina won the meet by 11 points over ECU.