Today's Sports

  • New home, different outlook for...

     The Brunswick Community College baseball team begins the 2012 season on a new field.

    When the Dolphins play Catawba Valley Community College in the first game of a doubleheader that starts at noon Feb. 11, it will be the first game on the field across from the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.

    The field was the result of donations and services by many people, BCC coach Robbie Allen said.

  • VIDEO INCLUDED Lady Dolphins...

      Shanita Hampton and Emily Schweer each sank free throws in the final 10.9 seconds of overtime as the Brunswick Community College women’s basketball team beat Lenoir 69-67 Feb. 1 at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center gym.

    Hampton, who missed a game-winning layup in the final seconds of regulation, scored 26 points. Shaquitta Jones, who did not play in the first half, scored 18 points.

  • West boys’ JV improves to 12-2

    Staff Report

    The West Brunswick junior varsity improved to 8-1 in the conference and 12-2 overall as it beat North Brunswick 78-69 Jan. 24 and won 38-35 on Friday at West Bladen.
    The victory over North also gave West the county title.
    For West, O.J. Hill scored 19 points, Zarie Hankins 12, Demaria Evans 11 and T.J. Fullwood and Saadiq Johnson nine each.
    For North Brunswick, Terrence Brown scored 14 points, Chris Graham 15 and Shelton Perkins 10.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    On Jan. 23, the BMGA team of Bob Nobes, Chuck Hornfeck, Ron Arvidson and a draw came won at +8 an event that counted one gross and one net ball. The team of Mike Prokop, Paul Salerno, Les Craft and Bob Janovic was second. In third were Dave Harper, George Edwards, Tom Kronyak and a draw.

  • How to successfully mooch off...

    Mooching is a fine art, and one that golfers need to learn. Here’s why:
    Maybe you belong to a golf club; perhaps you live on an excellent course. You can play every day, all day, whenever you want. It’s glorious.

  • Courtesy, core values and the...

    By Zack Flaccavento
    Ace Level Participant, TFTBC

  • Fly fishing for women

    By the N.C. Wildlife
    Resources Commission

  • Many reports of January flounder...

    The mild winter is certainly having a positive effect on Brunswick County inshore fishing, especially compared to last year’s harsh stay-at-home conditions. I can’t remember a January in local waters when I have gotten so many reports from anglers catching flounder. The redfish schools roaming the shallows are huge and accessible just about every day.

  • Conference wrestling tourney...

    Staff Report

    The three county high school wrestling teams will compete Saturday in the conference championship tournament at North Brunswick. The tourney is set to begin at 10 a.m. and competition will take place on two mats.
    The county middle schools will also have their championship tourney on Saturday at North. Wrestlers will compete in eight-wrestler brackets. Leland Middle School is the defending champion.
    Middle school
    wrestling tourney

  • VIDEO INCLUDED North Brunswick’s...


    LELAND—North Brunswick High School football player Keilin Rayner has decided to play football at Duke University.

    He announced his decision on signing day, Feb. 1, at North Brunswick High School.

    Teammate and running back Jaron Smyre also signed that day, selecting Campbell University.

    As late as Jan. 25, Rayner was undecided.

    “He has narrowed it down to Duke and ECU, his high school coach, Garry Bishop, said Jan. 25.