Today's Sports

  • Trojans beat East Bladen 4-1 in...

         West Brunswick stayed in at least a tie for first place in the Waccamaw Conference by beating East Bladen 4-1 on Monday night at M.H. Rourk Stadium.

    Scottie Melvin and Luis Espinoza scored in the first half. A long kick by Nick Carozza set up the second goal.

  • Oyster Festival Road Race

     Oyster Festival Road Race photos

  • BCC host to Coastal Classic

     The Brunswick Community College volleyball team was host to some of the top community college teams in the country in the BCC Coastal Classic over the weekend.

    In its first match, BCC played conference rival Cape Fear and lost 21-25, 25-19, 22-25, 16-25.

    BCC began strongly in the first set, taking a 7-1 lead behind the serving of Danielle Ellis. She had an ace in a 4-0 run, and Samantha Montgomery and Holly Brisson had kills.

  • Trojans beat North 3-0 in soccer

     West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 3-0 in a conference soccer game Oct. 13 at West.

    West scored in the 30th minute on an own goal and Luis Espinoza scored twice in the second half. His first goal came in the 53rd minute and the second in the 60th minute. Melvin had the first assist and Connor Johnston had the second assist.

    Josh Upchurch had five saves and was the winning goalkeeper.

  • South sweeps conference titles...


    Three games from a defeat in two sets, South Brunswick’s doubles team rallied for a three-set victory and won the Waccamaw Conference tennis championship Oct. 13 at the Ocean Isle Beach Park Tennis Center.

    Cali Hitt and Brooke Munroe beat Mary Britt Nelson and Penny Watts 3-6, 7-5, 6-4.

    The victory completed a sweep on the conference titles for the Cougars, as Summer Phillips beat Jordan Sanchez in straight sets to win the singles title.

  • South volleyball team wins...

      The South Brunswick High School volleyball team won the Waccamaw Conference championship Oct. 13 by beating county rival West Brunswick before a full house on its home court 28-26, 25-20, 25-17.

    South gained the No. 1 seed from the conference for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state playoffs, which begin Oct. 22. Pairings will be posted at the NCHSAA website.

    West finished 10-2 in the conference and will be the No. 2 seed. It will play a home game on Saturday in the first round of the playoffs (TBA).

  • South’s boys end West’s winning...

     South Brunswick beat West Brunswick 36-40 in a boys cross-country conference race Oct. 4 in Leland, the first time the Cougars have beaten West in three seasons, South coach Mike Hilliard said.

    South placed runners second, fifth, sixth, ninth and 14th, Hilliard said. West placed runners fourth, seventh, eighth, 10th and 11th , he said.

    “That was the first time we’ve beaten West’s boys in three years,” Hilliard said.

  • Golf tournaments

    The 21st annual Brunswick County Literacy Council Golf Tournament begins at 9 a.m. Oct. 22 at Carolina National Golf Club. The entry fee is $75 per player and covers continental breakfast, lunch and beverages.
    There will three team prizes for each of the two flights. There also is a hole-in-one contest. The tourney also includes the Emergency Services Tournament with the Challenge Cup at stake. For more information, call (910) 754-7323. The registration form is at bcliteracy.org.

  • Carolina Shores Niners Rally...

    The Carolina Shores Niners had a Carolina blue sky day for their Komen for the Cure Rally and Luncheon on Oct. 6. The tournament and luncheon raised money for breast cancer awareness and cancer research. It was open to all women golfers.
    Twenty-eight women attended the luncheon in the Carolina Shores Pro Shop provided by Joy Matheny and her staff. The raffle sold $876 worth of tickets with $438 going to the Komen Foundation and $219 going to each of the winners: Rose Mary Jones of Carolina Shores and Rod Riedel of Concord, Mass.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    The format for the BWGA event Oct. 4 was best 15 less handicap. In the first flight, Nancy Kumlin, Dee Bogard and Mary Jane Scivani tied for first with a 52. Nancy Kumlin had fewest putts, 29. In the second flight, Betty Gabor came in first with a 51. Marianne Nobes came in second with a 53. Sandy Bloom had fewest putts, 32.