Seahawks rally late to pull out win at Delaware

UNCW baseball drops 3rd straight conference game

Jeantal Cylla commits to play at Arkansas

UNCW men’s golf tied for third after first round of CAA championship

UNCW men’s tennis advances to CAA final

Washington, Carolina tied 2-2 heading to game 5

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NCAA rejects mandatory 2-year commitment to grad transfers

UNCW baseball fall on the road at Hofstra

Carolina Panthers’ video game-themed schedule release gets rave reviews

UNC’s Hatchell resigns after findings from program review

  UNCW men’s golf ready to defend league title

Teravainen, Hurricanes beat Capitals, even series

  William & Mary women’s tennis downs UNCW in CAA championship

Top-seeded William & Mary beat No. 8 UNCW, 4-0, in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Tennis Championships Thursday at Elon’s Jimmy Powell Tennis Center.

UNCW men’s tennis moves on in CAA tournament

Two-time defending champion and No. 1 seed UNCW bounced No. 8 Delaware, 4-0, in the quarterfinal of the Colonial Athletic Association Tennis Championships on Thursday at the Burlington Tennis Center.

New Hanover High School’s Alex Sniffen named WECT Athlete of the Week

New Hanover High School’s Alex Sniffen is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

  New Hanover baseball wins Ashley Spring Break Tournament

The New Hanover High School baseball team beat Heritage, 8-4, to win the Ashley Spring Break Tournament on Wednesday.

  UNCW women’s tennis advances in CAA tournament

  College athletics runs strong in the Meehl family

  Cape Fear Academy hosts signing day

  N.C. State baseball too much for UNCW

  New Hanover advances to championship game of Ashley Spring Break Tournament

  NC House passes bill allowing colleges to sell alcohol at athletic venues

Svechnikov in concussion protocol after fight with Ovechkin

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov is in the concussion protocol after Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin punched him, sending his head crashing onto the ice. Coach Rod Brind'Amour said Tuesday that he assumes Svechnikov, who was wearing a helmet, will miss Game

To slow flow of grad transfers, NCAA could constrain schools

Football and basketball coaches may less likely to add graduate transfers to their teams under a change being considered by the NCAA.

  Enjoy a day of golf fore our furry friends

Pender Humane Society FORE Our Furry Friends Golf tournament

Hurricanes rout Caps in 1st home playoff game since ’09

Rookie forward Warren Foegele had two goals and an assist, Petr Mrazek earned his fourth career postseason shutout and the Carolina Hurricanes won their first home playoff game in a decade, routing the Washington Capitals 5-0 on Monday night.

  Pitching leads Ashley and New Hanover baseball teams to wins

Pitching dominated the evening games at the Ashley High School Spring Break Baseball Tournament on Monday.

  Zion Williamson entering NBA draft after 1 year at Duke

Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after one high-flying season to enter the NBA draft.

  UNCW women’s golf claims fifth CAA championship

uncw womens golf wins caa title

  Wilmington counselor running Boston marathon with pacemaker

Peyton Chitty, Ashely High School counselor and track coach running Boston Marathon with pacemaker

Northeastern downs UNCW baseball in extra innings

Michael Geaslen’s RBI single in the top of the 12th inning proved to be the difference as Northeastern salvaged a game of the Colonial Athletic Association series with a 5-4 win over UNCW on Sunday at Brooks Field.

UNCW women’s golf holds seven-stroke lead after 2nd round of CAA tournament

The Seahawks, are aiming for their fifth CAA crown, hold a seven-stroke lead over Delaware after the second round of the CAA Tournament.

Jacen Murphy holds free youth football camp in Wilmington

Former New Hanover Wildcat Jacen Murphy came back to Wilmington to host a free youth football camp Saturday afternoon.

UNCW baseball knocks down Northeastern

Kep Brown’s single in the bottom of the eighth scored the go-ahead run as UNCW clinched its Colonial Athletic Association series with Northeastern on Saturday with a 4-3 win at Brooks Field.

Tiger Woods looms large near top of Masters logjam

Francesco Molinari, Jason Day, Brooks Koepka, Adam Scott and Louis Oosthuizen created the first five-way tie for the lead going into the weekend at the Masters One shot back? Tiger.

  UNCW downs Northeastern in series opener

The UNCW baseball team beat Northeastern, 7-4, on Friday at Brooks Field.

  UNCW women hold lead after first round of CAA golf tournament

The UNCW women’s golf team is in first place after Friday’s first round of the Colonial Athletic Association golf tournament at The Reserve Club at St. James Plantation.

  Moore, Rivers, Scheier lead AP all-state hoop teams in NC

Wendell Moore of Concord Cox Mill, Saniya Rivers of Wilmington Laney and Callie Scheier of West Forsyth are The Associated Press men’s and women’s high school players of the year in North Carolina.

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Suspended LSU basketball head coach Will Wade met with university and NCAA officials Friday.

Capitals survive surge from Hurricanes to win Game 1

Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin combined to score three goals on the first eight shots, and the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals survived a surge from Andrei Svechnikov and the Carolina Hurricanes to win Game 1 of their first-round series 4-2 on Thursday night.

  UNCW women’s golf ready to bring home championship

With only one senior, the UNCW women’s golf team hopes what it lacks in experience will be made up in talent as the Seahawks try to bring home a league title.

Koepka, DeChambeau share lead at the Masters

Bryson DeChambeau believes science was at work late in the afternoon at Augusta National, creating a force in the atmosphere where big roars from great shots filter through the back nine.

  Panthers visit State House, some senators not convinced on bill

A bill that would create incentives and tax credits for a professional sports team in South Carolina is making its way through the State House.

Duke’s Cam Reddish turns pro, hires agent

Cam Reddish is the latest Duke freshman to leave school for the NBA draft.

Whiteville High School’s Lincoln Ransom named WECT Athlete of the Week

Whiteville High School’s Lincoln Ransom is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

UNCW baseball holds Campbell to one hit in victory

Five UNCW pitchers combined to one-hit Campbell in the Seahawks 5-1 victory over the Camels on Wednesday.

Brunswick Community College baseball team off to best start in program history

With a 27-6 record, the Brunswick Community College baseball team is off to one of the best starts in school history.

  Hoggard High School student-athlete beats deadly virus to make it back on the football field

Doctors call him a miracle.

  Empie Park holds ribbon cutting to show off new tennis courts

Area tennis players have options to play after dark at Empie Park, and there are more places for players to park as well.

New Hanover High School hosts spring signing event

New Hanover High School hosted one of the school’s largest signing day events Wednesday.

Duke’s RJ Barrett entering NBA draft

RJ Barrett is leaving Duke after one season to enter the NBA draft.

  Seahawks strike out 14 times in loss to East Carolina

East Carolina pitchers combined to strike out 14 UNCW batters in the Pirates’ 9-1 victory at Brooks Field on Tuesday.

  Cape Fear and Brunswick Community College hoop standouts earn national honors

The National Junior College Athletic Association named Cape Fear Community College guard Donte Tatum and Brunswick Community College forward Silas Love Honorable Mention Division I All-Americans.

Virginia holds off Texas Tech in overtime for first NCAA national championship

DeAndre Hunter hit two critical threes with the Cavaliers on their heels late, one in regulation and one again in overtime, and his 27 points led the team.

  Hoggard girls soccer working towards title dream

The Hoggard High School girls’ soccer team isn’t letting state and national recognition affect its daily outlook.

PG Tre Jones to return to Duke for sophomore season

Tre Jones is returning to Duke for his sophomore season.

  UNCW senior Devontae Cacok wins national championship

UNCW senior basketball forward Devontae Cacok was selected to represent the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) in the Dos Equis 3x3U National Championship this weekend at the Mall of America in Minneapolis.

  Don’t count out the women when it comes to boxing

In a male dominated sport, one woman stepped into the ring, and showcased her skills at the Azalea Festival’s boxing tournament.

Seahawks edged out after late Owls rally

Four Seahawks finished with two hits, including Greg Jones, who’s second homer of the season gave UNCW an 8-5 lead in the sixth inning in 9-8 loss.

Seahawk softball drops Saturday doubleheader against Drexel

Dominique Travers blasted two home runs for the second time in her career as the Seahawks dropped their doubleheader against Drexel at Boseman Field on Saturday afternoon.

  Pender High School hosts signing day

Pender High School’s Tyler Norris signed his letter of intent Friday to play baseball at Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC.

UNCW baseball ends losing streak

Luke Gesell gave up two runs on two hits over 7.2 innings to lead UNCW past Kennesaw State, 5-2, on Friday at Stillwell Stadium.

Devontae Cacok helps led East All-Stars to victory

UNCW’s Devontae Cacok helped lead the East to a 110-105 win over the West in the Reese’s College All-Star basketball game at US Bank Stadium on Friday.

Vanderbilt hires Grizzlies assistant Stackhouse

A person familiar with the situation says Vanderbilt has hired Memphis Grizzlies assistant and former NBA All-Star Jerry Stackhouse as its basketball coach.

Duke’s Williamson named AP men’s college player of the year

Duke freshman Zion Williamson is The Associated Press men's college basketball player of the year.

  Bladen County eighth grade softball player has Major League dreams

Clarkton School of Discovery eighth grader Shy Ratliff plays softball but her true love is baseball.

’Canes beat Devils to clinch first playoff berth since 2009

Justin Faulk scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes clinched their first playoff berth in a decade by beating the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Thursday night.

  Cape Fear men’s basketball coach steps down

Cape Fear Community College men’s basketball coach Ryan Mantlo is stepping down but will remain the school's athletic director.

New Hanover High School’s Blake Walston named WECT Athlete of the Week

New Hanover High School’s Blake Walston is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

  Wildcats and Vikings play in Gray Out for Brain Cancer baseball game

Rivals came together for a good cause at Buck Hardee Field as New Hanover baseball hosted Hoggard on Wednesday night.

West Columbus hires football coach

West Columbus High School has a new football coach.

UNCW men’s soccer team ready to host 7th annual Harry’s Game

UNCW men's soccer will host an exhibition Saturday that means as much to the program as any conference game.

UNC freshman Coby White declares for NBA draft

North Carolina freshman Coby White is entering the NBA draft.

UNCW’s Kai Toews finalist for Kyle Macy Award

CollegeInsider.com named UNCW freshman point guard Kai Toews a finalist for the 2019 Kyle Macy Award. The award is giving to the nation’s top freshman basketball player.

  Sisters on UNCW softball team helping each other

Growing up Gabriella Hessenthaler looked up to her older sister Anna, so much that she followed in her footsteps and chose to play softball at UNCW just like her sister.

  UNCW’s Devontae Cacok to play in college All-Star game

The National Association of Basketball Coaches selected UNCW’s Devontae Cacok to play in the 2019 Reese’s College All-Star game.

  Laney Athletic Director Fred Lynch honored with lifetime achievement award

The North Carolina Athletic Directors Association honored Laney High School Athletic Director Fred Lynch with its 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award.

  James Pierce steps down at West Columbus football coach

West Columbus High School is looking for a new football coach after James Pierce resigned.

  Cape Fear Community College basketball standout committed to East Carolina

Cape Fear Community College basketball player JJ Miles has committed to play at East Carolina.

  West Columbus baseball ready to make title run

The West Columbus High School has the arms to bring home a state title.