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Today's Sports

  • McCumbee to qualify truck for...

     Coming off of a top-20 finish at Martinsville two weeks ago, the Ricky Benton Racing (RBR) Enterprises No. 92 BTS Tire and Wheel Distributors/fleetHQ.com/QMI team and driver David Reutimann are ready to tackle the high banks of the Rockingham Speedway for the inaugural Good Sam Roadside Assistance 200 presented by Cheerwine at the venerable one-mile track.

  • BCC splits weekend doubleheader...

       Bryson Benton’s two-out double with the bases loaded in the eighth inning gave BCC a 10-9 victory over Southeastern Community College in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday.

    Jordan Hunt’s home run in the eighth inning had given SCC a 9-8 lead. But with one out in the bottom of the inning, Matt Archer walked, Damon Hoggard doubled and Ryan Hill walked, loading the bases. BCC then won the game on Benton’s double.

  • Dunks at ACC Barnstorming Tour...
  • Whiteville beats West Brunswick...

      Whiteville scored 46 seconds into the game and went on to beat West Brunswick 6-0 in a conference soccer game April 4.

    Whiteville remained unbeaten in the conference and overall. West is 4-2 in the conference, 6-7 overall. The Trojans’ other conference loss also was to Whiteville, 3-0 on March 12.

    The Wolfpack scored four goals in the first half. It scored the second goal seven minutes into the game on a shot into the upper left of the goal.

  • Golf tournaments

    Cook Memorial tourney benefits Waves 4 K.I.D.S.
    The Phillip A Cook Memorial Golf Tournament is the Monday after The Masters (April 9) at Oak Island Golf Club. This event is organized by Steve and Chad Cook of The Island Way Restaurant, Oak Island, to honor their father, Phillip A. Cook, who died tragically in 2007.

  • Life skills training in...

    By Harrison Taylor
    First Tee ace level participant
    Since I have been attending the Hank Haney Golf Academy in Hilton Head, S.C., I have made many friends from all over the world. Learning to live with people from all over the world has given me the opportunity to learn different cultures through my new friends. It also has allowed me to use the life skill of adapting to diversity.

  • BCPRD senior golf schedule

    Call Khrystye Haselden for more information at (910) 253-2670. The full schedule is at www.brunswickcountync.gov (55+ Programs).
    April 26: Brierwood Golf Club, Brunswick Gator Senior Games qualifier, For Brunswick Gator Senior Games participants only. Senior Games registration packet must be completed by March 9 to play in this tournament. Call 253-2670.
    May 23: Oak Island Golf, $40. 8 a.m. sign-in, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Price includes cart fee, greens fee, cart attendants and prizes.

  • Meadowlands Missfits play member...

    The Meadowlands Missfits played their spring member-member tournament March 26 at Meadowlands Golf Club. Judy Zaenglein and Joan Zimmerman coordinated the event. Overall lowest gross: Bev Ibbott and Denni Maynard. Overall lowest net: Nancy Puskar and Jane Glemming. Flight 1, gross: Billie Ellwanger and M.J Labant. Net: Phyllis Welch and Barb Finn; Eileen Reddy and Anne Fiore. Flight 2, gross: Jan McCarthy and Chris Faust. Net: Libby Spivey and Nancy Griffin; Judy Zaenglein and Joan Zimmerman.

  • TFTBC Future Generations...

    By Mike Gildea
    TFTBC Board of Directors
    On June 2, The First Tee of Brunswick County will host its second annual Future Generations Tournament (FGT) at St. James Plantation. Its success and your participation will help shape the future of the thousands of young people that participate in The First Tee of Brunswick County (TTBC) annually.  

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    Beachcombers
    The Beachcombers played a two-man, one low net tournament Friday at the Pearl. The winners at 60 were Bob Byrne and Stu Cleveland. In second at 61 were Dan O’Connell and Larry Cecil. Lowest round: 78 by Reese Evans. Lowest net: Stu Cleveland, 63, and Jim Beairsto, 64. Beairsto is golfer of the week.