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  • Trojans defeat Ashley 28-8, get...

     

     WILMINGTON — The West Brunswick football team beat winless Ashley High School 28-8 Friday, Nov. 7, at Ashley, in the final game of the Mideastern Conference 3A/4A Conference season.

    West finishes 3-3 in the conference. Ashley finishes 0-10.

    The Trojans, 5-6 overall, will play a first-round game in the Class 3AA East state playoffs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, against Chapel Hill. The Tigers finished 4-3 and fourth in the Big Eight Conference and were 8-3 overall. 

  • Alfy Hill invited to Medal of...

     Staff Report

    Former West Brunswick football player Alfy Hill has been invited to play in the second annual Medal of Honor Bowl on Jan. 10, 2015, at The Citadel’s Johnson Hagood Stadium in Charleston, S.C.

    Hill, a senior defensive end at Winston-Salem State University, sent a text message about the invitation to former West Brunswick football coach Jimmy Fletcher.

    The bowl will feature players seeking a shot at professional football. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. and will air live on NBCSN.

  • Simmons set to play volleyball...

     SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Katie Simmons has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Brunswick Community College.

    “I really wanted to play volleyball,” Simmons said about her decision to sign with BCC. “Plus, I wanted to stay close to home.”

    Simmons was a setter for the Trojans, who finished the 2014 season 4-8 in the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference, 7-14 overall.

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  • Tournament of Champions preview...

     The Brunswick County women’s golf champions for 2014 are an eclectic group.

    Some have won their club championships numerous times in the past 11 years; others are new to this elite order. Some started golf when they were children, others learned the game at midlife. All are excited to be the best of the best at their club for this year.

    The Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions is Nov. 15-16 at Rivers Edge. Women’s and men’s champions in Brunswick County will compete in two rounds of medal play.

  • Dolphins open basketball season...

     BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team opened its season by beating South Carolina Sports Academy 110-94 Nov. 4 at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    For BCC, Carson Smith hit four 3-pointers and scored 24 points. Cortell Busby scored 16 points and Robin Moore, Najee Pritchett and Kevin Rowell each scored 14.

  • Dolphins open basketball season...

     BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team opened its season by beating South Carolina Sports Academy 110-94 Nov. 4 at the Dinah E Gore Fitness & Aquatic Center gym.

    For BCC, Carson Smith hit four 3-pointers and scored 24 points. Cortell Busby scored 16 points and Robin Moore, Najee Pritchett and Kevin Rowell each scored 14.

  • Dolphin basketball teams set to...

     The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team celebrates its 20th year of existence this season, and Walter Shaw enters his 15th season as its head coach.

    The Dolphins finished the 2013-14 Region 10 regular season 7-3 and in a tie for first. They lost to Cape Fear in the Region 10 championship tournament and finished 20-12. Shaw, who guided BCC to its 10th 20-victory season in 14 years, was the Region 10 Coach of the Year.

  • Cameryn Smith finishes eighth in...

     

    West Brunswick senior Cameryn Smith finished eighth Oct. 28 in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s Class 3-A girls’ state golf championships at Longleaf Golf and Country Club in Southern Pines.