Today's News

  • Mauney ’s experience benefits The First Tee

    By Mike Gildea,
    TFTBC Board Member

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    The Beachcombers played a three low nets tournament Friday at Farmstead. The winners with a score of 191 (-25) were Stu Cleveland, Russ Russo, Ed Nocella and Bob Byrne (the draw). In second at195 (-21) were Bob Byrne, Jim Beairsto, Bob Smith and Gary Gutheil. Lowest rounds for the day were Russ Russo 85, Gary Gutheil 87 and Bob Byrne 89. Lowest nets were Russo 67, Nocella and Byrne 68 and Gutheil, Beairsto and Bill McDavit 69. Russ (Chick) Russo is golfer of the week.

  • Pat Schutzman: A Brunswick County legacy

    Last February, many of us in the Brunswick County golf community were saddened to hear of the death of Pat Schutzman. She was a gallant lady, an excellent golfer and a mentor to many at Carolina National (her home course) and elsewhere.
    This week, Golf Gab celebrates Pat Schutzman and all the people she impacted on her life’s journey. To prepare for this column, I had lunch with Pat’s husband, Joe, and her good friend, Mil Crane.  

  • Trojans, Scorpions win in tourney semifinals

    West Brunswick 6
    South Brunswick 0
    West Brunswick advanced to the title championship game by beating South Brunswick 6-0 April 10.
    Ryan Caison pitched a seven-inning two hitter. He walked four and struck out five.
    South center fielder Willie McRae ended scoring threats in the first and second innings when he assisted on double plays.

  • Coaches select best basketball players

    Staff Report

    Waccamaw Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball coaches have voted to determine the best players in the conference. These are their selections.
    West Brunswick
    Jasmine Jackson, a senior forward, is first team. She averaged 15.3 points and 12 rebounds a game. She blocked nearly four shots a game.  She scored 306 of the team’s 719 points.
    Nicole Turner, a senior forward, is second team. She averaged 5.8 points a game and led in assists.

  • Sports calendar

    Zumbathon is April 26 at BCC
    Brunswick Community College student-athletes will be hosting a Zumbathon from 6-8 p.m. April 26 to help raise money for the 2012 Relay for Life. The Zumbathon will be a $10 donation and will be on campus at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness and Aquatics Center.

  • BCC sweeps Rockingham

    Aaron Champion threw a seven-inning four-hitter as the Brunswick Community College baseball team swept a doubleheader Saturday against Rockingham Community College, winning the first game 14-6 in seven innings and the second game 8-0 behind Champion’s four-hitter.
    Champion, a left-hander, struck out two and walked one.
    Alex Sasser was 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Ryan Hill was 1-for-2 with two RBIs.
    In the first game, the Dolphins scored five runs in the fifth inning in taking a 7-4 lead. BCC scored three in the sixth and four in the seventh to end the game.

  • District court docket

    The following cases were adjudicated over four days of District Criminal Court on April 4, 5, 9 and 10 in Bolivia.

    Codes: PG, pleaded guilty; PNG/NG, pleaded not guilty, found not guilty; PNG/G, pleaded not guilty, found guilty; BCDC, Brunswick County Detention Center; NCDOC, North Carolina Department of Corrections.

    Wednesday, April 4

    Judge Scott L. Ussery presided over the following cases with prosecutor Cathi Radford and courtroom clerk Jennifer Hearn:

    Ben Laquan Ash, resisting public officer, voluntarily dismissed.

  • The whole issue is bigger than it appears

    On the surface, it may seem like a whole lot of digging going on in local town governments.
    Beach communities throughout Brunswick County are up to their necks in sand, and they’re talking about its impact.

  • Varnamtown oystering on TV

    Early-morning oystering trips, cooking class and interviews with Varnamtown’s finest are all part of a new documentary about coastal seafood scheduled to air this Thursday night on UNC-TV.

    The documentary, “North Carolina’s Local Catch,” was produced for UNC-TV by Rick Sullivan of Rick Sullivan Media in Cary and is scheduled to air at 10 p.m.