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Today's News

  • 45 West student-athletes on honor rolls

    STAFF REPORT

    Forty-five West Brunswick athletes and dance team members have made the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2009-10 school year.

     

    All A Honors

  • West cheerleaders Waccamaw Conference champions

     Waccamaw Conference coaches voted the West Brunswick cheerleaders as the best cheerleading squad in the conference. The team accepted its award between games of the conference basketball tournament Feb. 19  at Whiteville High School.

  • Tyree Graham leads BCC past Clinton

     Tyree Graham’s four-point play gave BCC a 90-87 lead with 1 minute, 26 seconds left and the Dolphins went on to beat Clinton 100-93 in a conference basketball game Saturday afternoon.

    Graham hit nine 3-pointers and finished with 41 points in the game played on Walter Shaw Court at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness & Aquatics Center.

    Chris Smith scored 22 points and Alan-Michael Thompson, who hit three 3-pointers, scored 16 points.

  • Pairings for county teams in state basketball tourney

     CLASS 3A EAST

    GIRLS

    Sectional 1

    Greenville D.H. Conley (9-16) at Hertford (14-6)

    Pikeville Charles B. Aycock (14-12) at Wilson Fike (15-7)

    Nash Central (13-12) at Winterville South Central (23-4)

    South Johnston (10-13) at South Brunswick (1-18)

  • South’s Minor wins state indoor shot put title

     South Brunswick’s Ryan Minor won the shot put championship in the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1A/2A/3A indoor field meet Saturday at the UNC Eddie Smith Fieldhouse.

    Minor put the shot 54 feet, 1.5 inches. He won by nearly 2 feet over Cedar Ridge’s Jacob Geary (52-3.75).

    The event had 16 competitors.

    The Cougars’ Carmen Hilliard competed in the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter runs.

  • Golfer records a 300, and he is proud of it.

     Jeff Davis, PGA golf professional and teaching pro at Sea Trail Golf School, did something last week that few people ever do. He bowled a perfect 300 game at Little River Lanes in Little River, S.C.

  • Shallotte Middle School reopened after early morning lockdown

    Classes resumed just after 9 a.m. Thursday morning at Shallotte Middle School after the school was placed in lockdown before the school day began.

    Interim superintendent Les Tubb said a student received a threatening text message, which was reported to school officials at about 7:25 a.m. Thursday. The school was immediately put in lockdown. Students who were arriving by car or bus were asked to wait at West Brunswick High School until the school reopened. Students already in the school were directed to wait in the gym.

  • Charity golf event planned for woman battling cancer for second time

    Update: Due to the overwhelming response, the golf tournament is filled to capacity. The pot luck dinner will be available to players only. Those not playing in the tournament are asked to send donations only to any First Bank location.

    Two years ago, Brunswick County native Ellen Granade found a lump in her breast and was diagnosed with triple negative cancer.

    At 31 years old, she was younger than the usual breast cancer patient and had no trace of breast cancer in her family history.

  • North’s girls beat West in conference tourney

     LELAND—West Brunswick missed seven of 10 free throws in the fourth quarter and North Brunswick made eight of 10 as the Scorpions beat the Trojans 58-52 Feb. 17 in a semifinal of the Waccamaw Conference girls’ championship basketball tournament.

  • Brunswick's winter wonderland: Maybe Greg Fishel isn't ever wrong

    Walking outside in the cold crisp air, catching the occasional snowflake on my tongue. Frosty white stuff blanketing the sandy ground and making crunching sounds under my boots as I walked.

    Two weeks ago, this was all just a dream; one I never expected to come true. However, this weekend, it did come true.

    When the meteorologists began monopolizing the morning and evening newscasts with the threat of winter weather, I laughed. As they showed the projected path with Brunswick County in the light pink area on the map, I laughed again.