Today's Sports

  • BCC men win on Sophomore Day

     On Sophomore Day, sophomores Marcus Graham and Steve Johnson led a second-half rally as the Brunswick Community College basketball team beat USC Sumter 92-87 Sunday on Walter Shaw Court at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    Graham finished with 28 points and Johnson 11. Tre Francisco scored 19 points, sophomore Kameko Walls 13 and sophomore Alex Tucker 11.

    BCC trailed 44-37 at the half but Graham scored 13 points and Johnson scored 10 as the Dolphins took a 69-55 lead with nine minutes left.

  • FORE! KIDZ tourney set for May 19

    The South Brunswick Islands Rotary Club is having its 18th Annual FORE! KIDZ golf tournament May 19 at Tiger’s Eye in Ocean Ridge Plantation. Last year’s tournament helped the club raise more than $21,000. These funds support many local community nonprofit programs.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    In the Stableford match Feb. 13 at Brierwood, finishing first at 85 was the team of Paul Salerno, George Edwards, Gary McDaniels and Bernie Gruzlewski. Finishing second at 77 were Bob Nobes, Dennis Shea, Dave Harper and a draw.

  • New and exciting products from...

    I love the annual Carolinas PGA Merchandise Show in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and I make a point of attending each year. Dozens of booths tout the latest in clubs, bags, shirts, shoes, tees, scorecards, trophies, hats, visors, golf art and teaching tools. This is where golf pros and managers and shop owners go to see the merchandise and place their orders for the upcoming season.   
    This year there were more than 140 vendors, slightly up from 2011. Here are some of the more interesting booths I saw.  

  • Character development and golf...

    By Kay Patterson
    The First Tee of Brunswick County after-school and Saturday classes began the week of Feb. 27.
    The First Tee’s Life Skills Experience curriculum delivers nine core values, character development and healthy habits through the game of golf. The spring session will last for 12 weeks with after-school and Saturday morning sessions at The Golf Park at Cinghiale Creek, St. James Plantation, Oak Island Golf Club, South Harbour Par 3, Magnolia Greens Golf Club and Olde Fort Golf Club.

  • Latest regulation upsets...

    I want to get into some great new fishing lures just released into the market, but first I have to put a word in for our local commercial and charter fleets and what is going on to them in these hard economic times.
    Fishing has been an industry hit hardest by the economy as it comes at the same time that the current federal administration is supporting new environmental and resource limits that are a harsh blow to Brunswick County offshore boats and our neighbors to the south in the Little River, S.C., fleet.

  • ACC Barnstorming Tour April at...

    On April 5, the ACC All-Stars will appear in Bolivia for a game at Brunswick Community College. This year’s roster is highlighted with players from North Carolina, Duke, and N.C. State. Standouts include North Carolina’s Tyler Zeller, N.C. State’s C.J. Williams and Duke’s Miles Plumlee.

  • Sports calendar

    Powerhouse Warriors sign-ups March 10
    Powerhouse Warriors basketball travel teams are having tryouts 4:30-6 p.m. March 10 at West Brunswick High School gym for girls in fifth through eighth grades. The tryout fee is $15. If selected, the team fee is $125. For more information, call Joel Johnson at 274-6701 or e-mail at powerhousebball@gmail.com.

  • Inspiration dancers win awards

    Inspirations Dance Centre dancers participated in the Nexstar Dance Challenge Feb. 24-26 in Supply. Dancers Alyssa Scott, Ashlyn Scott, Makayla Cessna, Caroline Peoples, Sarah Zephier, Auriella Rosendahl, Ashleigh Mitchell, Samantha Stone, Savanna Tenenoff, Hannah Pieper and Autumn Stowers were awarded platinum, high gold and gold ratings for one trio and 15 solos.

  • Errors cost West Brunswick in...


    The Ashley Eagles beat West Brunswick 7-1 in a season-opening baseball game Feb. 28 at West.

    Ashley’s Corey Irwin, a left-hander, struck out eight consecutive West batters en route to the victory. He gave up one hit and walked three batters in five innings in the seven-inning game.

    Sophomore infielder Chandler Taylor had the only hits for the Trojans, a run-scoring double in the first inning and a single in the sixth.