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Today's Sports

  • Basketball video: Lady Trojans...
  • VIDEO INCLUDED At last, West...

     

    Senior Jamal Jacobs hit five 3-pointers and scored 25 points and senior Taylor Buffkin scored 16 points as the West Brunswick basketball team beat D.H. Conley 65-60 in a first-round game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state basketball playoffs Monday at West.

    The victory by coach Eric Davis’ team, in his second season at West, was the first for the Trojans in the state playoffs in several years. West (14-11) will play a second-round game Feb. 22 at West. Conley finishes 10-13.

  • Walls scores 32 in Dolphins’ OT...

     Spartanburg Methodist beat Brunswick Community College 84-83 in an NJCAA Division I Region 10 men’s basketball game Sunday at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    Kameko Walls scored 32 points for BCC (13-12). Marcus Graham scored 16 points and Steve Johnson 10. Spartanburg Methodist is 22-5.

    The victory completed a regular-season sweep. BCC lost 63-53 on Jan. 29 at Spartanburg Methodist.

    Spartanburg led 76-74 in regulation but Tre Francisco, off a pass from Graham, hit a 3-pointer with 2 minutes, 52 seconds left.

  • 11 county wrestlers qualify for...

     

     

     

    John Wiley won a regional championship and was one of six South Brunswick High School wrestlers to advance to the state tourney set for this weekend at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.

    West Brunswick qualified one wrestler (Ronnie Dellinger) from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional.

    North Brunswick qualified four from the Class 2A Mideast Regional.

  • Basketball pairings for state...

      By NCHSAA

     

    Boys’ pairings

    Games are hosted by higher seed and will be played Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Game time is 7 p.m. unless a doubleheader is played at 6:30 pm and 8 pm. Records are regular season marks used for seeding and do not include conference tournament results. Seeds are indicated. These are the pairings with Brunswick County teams.

     

    CLASS 3A

    EAST

    16 West Carteret (10-12) at 1 West Craven (23-1)

    9 Currituck (3-19) at 8 South Brunswick (8-12)

  • BCC rallies in ninth, wins in...

     The Brunswick Community College baseball team beat Stanly Community College 6-5 in 10 innings Saturday, scoring two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the score 5-5 and then scoring the winning run in the 10th on sophomore center fielder Ryan Collins’ double.

    The score was tied 3-3 in the eighth but Stanly scored on a run on a wild pitch and scored in the ninth on a home run.

  • Scorpions finish second in Farm...

     West Bladen beat North Brunswick 82-68 Friday in winning the Farm Bureau Insurance Waccamaw Conference boys’ basketball tournament in the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    Senior forward Legrande Roseborough scored 23 points for North (14-8). Junior guard Nik Sloan scored 17 points. Senior guard Jeremy Young, scoreless in the first half, hit four 3-pointers in the second half and scored 14 points. Junior guard Adam Jacobs scored nine points.

  • New high school football rules

     By NCHSAA

    High school football players must sit out one play next year if their helmet comes off while the ball is live.

    In cases where the helmet comes completely off without it being directly attributable to a foul by the opponent, the player will have to leave the game for at least one down.

  • Sports calendar

    North baseball fish fry Feb. 18
    The annual North Brunswick baseball fish fry will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 18 at the NBHS baseball field. Plates are $6 each and include boneless fish fillets, cole slaw, baked beans and hushpuppies. Fifteen or more plates can be delivered. All proceeds go to the baseball program at NBHS. Contact coach Randy Fennell at 540-0264 for more information.   

  • BCPRD senior golf schedule

    Call Khrystye Haselden for more information at (910) 253-2670. The full schedule is at www.brunswickcountync.gov (55+ Programs).
    Feb. 21: Cape Fear National Golf, $45. 8:30 a.m. sign-in, 9:30 a.m. shotgun start. Price includes cart fee, greens fee, and prizes. Cart attendants tip is not included in price.
    March 21: Lockwood Folly Country Club, $40. 8 a.m. sign-in, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Price includes cart fee, greens fee, cart attendants and prizes.