GREENSBORO,NC (WWAY) – The East beat the West 34-9 in the Annual East-West NC All-Star Football game in Greensboro on Wednesday. West Montgomery’s Ja’Quil Capel tied a East-West record with four touchdowns. West Brunswick head coach Jimmy Fletcher served as the head coach of the East. Wallace-Rose Hill head coach served as one of Fletcher’s assistants.
GASTONIA, NC (Grizzlies news release) — Gastonia sunk the Wilmington Sharks 7-3 Wednesday night at Sims Legion Park. David Reid-Foley’s solo homerun helped lead Gastonia to six runs in the fourth inning and the victory. He finished 3-for-4 with three RBI at the plate. Bryce Beeler went 2-for-4 with an RBI and Keenen Maddox was 2-for-4 as well. Starting pitcher Matt Lengel earned the win on the mound by working five innings in which he allowed just two runs on five hits with seven strikeouts and two walks.
The Grizzlies (9-5, 18-24) travel to Asheboro Thursday before returning home Friday versus Columbia. Wilmington will host Florence on Thursday at Buck Hardee Field at 7pm.
WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — Whiteville Post 137 defeated Hope Mills 6-1 on Wednesday in game one of a best of five playoff series in American Legion baseball. Game 2 will be Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at Methodist College in Fayetteville. Click play video to highlights from Whiteville’s win on Wednesday………Wilmigton Post 10 will begin their series on Friday against Morehead City at 7:00 p.m. at Buck Hardee Field in Wilmington.
LELAND,NC (WWAY) — At the beginning there were sixteen teams. Twelve are now headed home. Only four teams remain alive in the 12 year old state championship for Dixie Youth baseball. Columbus County beat West Robeson on Wednesday 3-1. Click play video to see WWAY’s highlights from the state championship tournament.
WALLACE, NC (WWAY) —
River Landing Classic
E Golf Tour
Brian Duncan -7 65
Chesson Hadley -7 65
David Robinson -6 66
Thomas Buran -6 66
Drew Weaver -6 66
Josh Brock -2 70 (Wilmington resident & former UNCW standout)
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) – There are no sheep to be found at the British Open.
Their legacy lives on through a landscape pockmarked with deep, treacherous sand traps – hundreds of them.
Welcome to Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
There are a staggering 206 bunkers dotting this historic course, where the British Open begins Thursday. The golfer who does the best job staying out of these sandy spots of doom could well wind up with the claret jug in his grasp come Sunday evening.
England’s Paul Casey says the first rule at Lytham is avoiding the pot bunkers, which are especially imposing and supposedly date back centuries to sheep burrowing in the ground seeking shelter from the imposing weather.
Casey’s second rule: “If you’re in a bunker, just get it out.”
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