Today's Sports

  • West Brunswick holds off West...

     The West Brunswick High School baseball team built an 11-2 lead but had to hold off a West Bladen rally in an 11-9 victory Friday night.

    Trey Brown was the winning pitcher in the conference game, giving up four earned runs and five hits in six innings. He hit two batters, walked one and struck out three.

    West is now 2-3 in the conference, 4-6 overall. The victory was the 304th in Mike Alderson’s coaching career.

    West Bladen took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first on a two-out home run.

  • Lady Trojans beat West Bladen 10...

     The West Brunswick High School softball team remained unbeaten in the conference after a 10-3 victory March 31 over West Bladen.

    Dez Avallone hit a two-run home run and Paige Ward, the only senior on the team, also hit a home run for the Trojans (4-0, 7-1). Eight of West’s starting nine had at least one hit.

    “We had (12) hits,” coach Joe Noble said, “and some of them were blistered.”

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

    The Beachcombers played a 1-2-3 tournament Friday at Brierwood. The winners with a score of 110 (-26) were Dennis McCann, Tom Culverwell, Bob Brownley and Stu Cleveland. Second with a score of 114 (-22) were Bob Byrne, Dennis Davidson, Fred Ortiz and Jim Ritter. Lowest gross were Stu Cleveland and Gary Gutheil with 87s. Lowest nets: Bob Byrne 66, Stu Cleveland 67, Bill Cameron 68 and Jim Ritter 69. Stu Cleveland was voted golfer of the week.

  • Marketing golf in a tough...

    The economy has been rough in the last couple of years, and when the national economy is off, it trickles down to golf courses. We have seen courses closed all over the Grand Strand and even here in Brunswick County. 

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  • Tips for catching, cooking...

    Spring means flounder fishing along the Brunswick County coast. The warmer water brings flounder into inshore waters, and anglers pursue them in many different ways.

  • Fishing and waiting on a change

  • Chuck ‘The Hit Man’ scores a...



    The combined Ace and Eagle classes of The First Tee of Brunswick County took a break from their usual Saturday programs and attended a presentation March 26, along with coach Mike Reeves and coach Ed Fort, at The Reserve Club at St. James Plantation. 

    Dan Pasquariello, director of instruction at St. James Plantation, gave a presentation about improving one’s golf game to Molly Gore, Landon Patterson, Chris Gotwalt, Ashley Sloup, Greg Hensley and Holden Patterson.

  • Calabash VFW dart league results

    The Calabash VFW steel tip dart league results for March 8. First: Hank Olson, Pinky Hindman and Pat Perryman. Second: Darleen Riley, Tom Kelleher and Jack Goin. Third: Mike Walton, Rich Murray and Tom Townsend. 

  • Brunswick Shakers win silver...

    The Special Olympics cheerleading team, the Brunswick Shakers, took home the silver medal in a recent cheerleading tournament. The SONC Cheerleading Tournament was March 12 at Butler High School in Charlotte. The girls were led by head coach Cindy Neely with the help of two assistant coaches, Lindsey Smith and Devan McLachlen, and competed against eight teams.