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Today's Sports

  • Bobby Richardson talks about the...

      Former New York Yankees’ star Bobby Richardson spoke April 24 at the Brunswick Community College Community Fund breakfast.

    The Community Fund is an annual event in the local community and on campus to raise money for student scholarships.

    Shallotte residents Ronnie and Clarice Holden met Richardson a few years ago at a Methodist Orphanage meeting and asked him whether he would be a guest speaker for one of their favorite charities. Richardson stayed overnight April 23 at their home before speaking at BCC.

  • South track photos

     The South Brunswick girls won the conference track and field championships April 25 at North Brunswick. South’s boys were second. Here are photos of some of the top finishers.

  • North track photos

     North Brunswick’s boys finished first and North’s girls third in the Waccamaw Conference track and field championships. Here are photos of some of the top finishers.

  • North track photos
  • West track photos

     The West Brunswick girls finished second and the West boys finished third in the conference track and field championships. Here are photos of some of West’s top finishers.

  • North’s boys, South’s girls win...

     LELAND—North Brunswick’s boys and South Brunswick’s girls won the Waccamaw Conference track and field championships April 25 at North Brunswick High School.

    South’s girls scored 192 points. West, the defending champion, was second at 147. North was third at 110.

    In the girls’ meet in the 3,200 relay, South Brunswick was first in 11:01.

    In 100 meters, South’s Bre Hewett was first in 12.88.

  • BCC wins one, loses one against...

    Staff Report

    On Saturday in Dobson, the Brunswick Community College baseball team beat Surry Community College 5-1 in nine innings and lost 6-5 in seven innings.
    In the first game, Bryson Benton was 3-for-5 with two RBIs. He hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning in giving BCC a 3-0 lead. Tyler Ruffin was 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Jonathan Corbett was 2-for-5 with one RBI. He and Ruffin drove in runs in the seventh inning as BCC took a 5-1 lead.

  • Sludds’ international experience...

    By Mike Gildea
    TFTBC Coach/Board of Directors
    The First Tee of Brunswick County (TFTBC) is the only The First Tee chapter in the nation to have two former tour players—one each from the U.S. PGA and European PGA tours—affiliated with it as chapter teaching professionals. Last week we featured Terry Mauney, a veteran of all three U.S. professional tours who is the TFTBC Program Director.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    Beachcombers
    The Beachcombers played a low net strike-three tournament Friday at Black Bear. The winners with a total of 205 were Dennis Keane, Reggie Auten, Jim Beairsto and Bob Smith. In second at 212 were Dennis McCann, Larry Cecil, Dick Cecil and Gary Gutheil. Lowest rounds: Gary Gutheil, 86, and Dennis Keane, 88. Lowest nets: Reggie Auten, 62; Dennis Davidson, 67; Dick Cecil and Gary Gutheil, 68; and Dennis Keane and Jim Beairsto, 69. Reggie Auten is golfer of the week.

  • Jeanne Maxon: Good golf and good...

    I first met Jeanne Maxon 10 years ago, when I wrote a column about our local club champions. That meeting became the first of many because Jeanne has won the ladies’ club championship at Ocean Ridge Plantation for nine out of the past 10 years. (Karen McClosky won in 2009.)
    We’ve become friends during this time and have played golf together several times. That’s really fun because Jeanne is right down the middle and we only have to search in the lakes, creeks and forests for my errant golf balls.