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Today's Sports

  • Cameryn Smith golfs in Pebble...

     

    Cameryn Smith, a member of The First Tee of Brunswick County, played last weekend in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.

    Smith shot a 1-under-par 70 at Poppy Hills and a 3-under-par 69 at Pebble Beach. Although she was 4-under par after two rounds, she finished tied for 54th and missed the cut for the final round. The cut was for the low 23 juniors (boys and girls ages 14 to 18).

    The event was part of the Champions Tour and Smith, a West Brunswick High School senior, played with Rocco Mediate.

  • Laney stops West on 2-point try...

     SHALLOTTE — Laney beat the West Brunswick Trojans 35-34 in its conference-opening high school football game Friday, Sept. 26, at West.

    The Trojans cut the lead to 35-34 when Tristan Lewis caught a 12-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Hunter Ashburn with 12.3 seconds left. On the two-point conversion for the lead, Laney stopped Ashburn on a sneak.

    “They were giving it to us,” West coach Bob Hanna said about the sneak. “I thought the kid got in.

  • Fall is here: Cooler weather...

     By Capt. Derek Treffinger

    Hed: Fall is here: Cooler weather brings hungry fish

  • Wagging blue tails cause...

     

    Can you hear that?

    Let us ease around the bend to investigate what is causing all that commotion.

    Look!

    Look at all those blue tails up and wagging at us. It was the kind of sight that makes even the most experienced redfish fishermen a little weak in the knees.

  • Good news: The rebirth of...

    More good news for Brunswick County golfers. Brierwood Golf Club has changed hands and is undergoing extensive renovations to the clubhouse.

    In Shallotte, the course flows through old pine forests and small lakes and creeks, with lots of waterfowl and one huge alligator named Charlie. Built in 1967 by Dr. Ben Ward, Brierwood is the oldest golf course community in Brunswick County. 

  • West Brunswick Pink Night
  • McCumbee sixth in sports car race

    Chad McCumbee and Steven McAleer finished sixth in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series race Friday, Sept. 19, at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

    McAleer and McCumbee qualified third (81.238 mph) in the Street Tuner class. They raced a ModSpace Mazda MX-5 for C.J. Wilson Racing, which is based in Austin.

  • West beats North on McCray’s 74-...

     SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 14-7 in a non-conference football game Friday, Sept. 19.

    West sophomore running back Anthony McCray scored the winning points on a 74-yard run with 4 minutes, 24 seconds left in the game.

    The score came 18 seconds after North junior quarterback Tiger Bryant scored on a 20-yard run, which, with Armando Lopez’s PAT, tied the score.

  • Ashley beats West 6-0 in soccer

    Ashley beat West Brunswick 6-0 in a conference soccer game Thursday, Sept. 18., at Ashley.

  • Kinlaw wins cross-country race...