UNCW preps for Furman while taking final exams

The UNCW men’s basketball team faces its second consecutive Top 25 opponent when it plays at No. 23 Furman on Saturday.

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No. 3 Duke wins 4th straight, beats Yale 91-58

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New East Carolina coach brings 8 James Madison assistants

New East Carolina coach Mike Houston is bringing eight of his coaches from James Madison to the Pirates' staff.

Injured Duke DT Cerenord gets extra year from NCAA

Duke says injured defensive tackle Edgar Cerenord has been granted an extra year of eligibility by the NCAA.

Panthers sign K Catanzaro with Gano bothered by knee injury

The Panthers have signed Chandler Catanzaro to handle kicking duties against the Browns on Sunday.

Seahawk and Tar Heel head coaches share special bond

North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams had high praise for his former assistant and current UNCW head coach C.B. McGrath.

Mucius leads Wake Forest to 80-56 rout of Charlotte

North Carolina coach Roy Williams shares memory about former President George H.W. Bush

Highly rated prep basketball player Vernon Carey picks Duke

Tar Heels hammer Seahawks in McGrath’s return to UNC

South Brunswick’s Jace McKenney named WECT Athlete of the Week

North Carolina women cruise past UNCW

Knee surgery likely to keep UNCW guard out for rest of season

Hours before UNCW’s men’s basketball team was scheduled to play at North Carolina, one of the team’s reserve guards indicated he will miss some playing time.

Panthers place tight end Greg Olsen on injured reserve

The Panthers have officially placed three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen on injured reserve.

UNCW’s Kai Toews fulfilling dream of playing college basketball

UNCW freshman point guard Kai Toews’ journey from his home in Tokyo to playing basketball for the Seahawks is a long one, and not just in terms of miles.

UNC WR Ratliff-Williams tweets he’s leaving for pro career

North Carolina receiver Anthony Ratliff-Williams says he's skipping his final season to pursue an NFL career.

Former Ashley High School AD honored

Former Ashley High School Athletic Director Roy Turner is one of seven inductees into the 10th class of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Hall of Fame.

Jonathan Cooper out for the season with torn bicep

Washington Redskins offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper tore his bicep in the team’s 28-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night.

Urban Meyer retires as Ohio State football coach due to health concerns; Ryan Day named replacement

He made the decision after coming to grips with a cyst in his brain that had developed significantly in recent years.

Local golf professionals raise money for Folds of Honor

Golf professionals from area courses and clubs took part in a golf marathon Monday at the Country Club of Landfall.

UNCW’s Kai Toews named CAA rookie of the week

The Colonial Athletic Association named UNCW freshman Kai Toews the league’s co-rookie of the week on Monday.

AP source: Louisville tabs Satterfield to be football coach

A person with knowledge of the situation says Louisville has reached an agreement with Appalachian State’s Scott Satterfield to be the Cardinals' next head football coach.

NC State WR Harmon to enter NFL draft, won’t play in bowl

North Carolina State junior Kelvin Harmon is entering the NFL draft and won't play in the Gator Bowl.

Carolina Panthers shake up defensive staff amid 4-game skid

Panthers coach Ron Rivera will take over defensive play calls from coordinator Eric Washington following the team’s four-game losing streak.

East Carolina announces new AD, football coach hires

East Carolina has hired Mike Houston as its next football coach and Jon Gilbert as its athletic director.

Newton throws four interceptions in loss to Bucs

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers got after Cam Newton all game long, sacking the Carolina star four times and intercepting four of his passes.

Appalachian State wins Sun Belt title

Zac Thomas had two long touchdown runs, Darrynton Evans set up another score with a 97-yard kickoff return and Appalachian State defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 30-19 in the Sun Belt Conference championship game on Saturday.

Parker leads Lady Seahawks past Fayetteville State

Redshirt senior guard Shrita Parker lead UNCW with a game-high 27 points, to help the Seahawks earn a 72-54 non-conference win over Fayetteville State at Trask Coliseum on Saturday afternoon.

Wildcats edge out Seahawks at Trask

The Seahawks two-game winning streak is gone after a 91-85 loss over Davidson Saturday night.

Salter earns 1st round victory at Bellator 210

Salter earns 1st round victory at Bellator 210

3rd round high school football playoff scoreboard

3rd round high school football playoff scoreboard

UNCW’s Bass says he is not a candidate for ECU job

Jimmy Bass tweeted around 5:40 p.m. Friday that he his happy at UNCW and is not in the running for the ECU position.

Wilmington MMA fighter looking to get back on track

Mixed martial artist John Salter jumps back into the cage Friday at Bellator 210 in Thackerville, Okla. Salter (15-4), an Alabama native who now lives in Wilmington, will face Chidi Njokuani (18-5).

Wallace-Rose Hill Bulldogs rally around each other during playoff run

The season didn’t start as planned for the Wallace-Rose Hill High School football team.

East Carolina fires football coach Scottie Montgomery

East Carolina has fired football coach Scottie Montgomery after three straight losing seasons.

No. 7 Michigan rolls past No. 11 North Carolina 84-67

Charles Matthews had 21 points and seven rebounds, and Zavier Simpson spearheaded another impressive defensive effort by No. 7 Michigan, which rolled to an 84-67 victory over No. 11 North Carolina on Wednesday night.

UNCW women’s winning streak snapped at VCU

Shrita Parker recorded the first double-double of her college career, but it was not enough as VCU beat the Seahawks 58-47 in Richmond on Wednesday evening.

Wallace-Rose Hill’s Kameron Donaldson named WECT Athlete of the week

Wallace-Rose Hill’s Kameron Donaldson is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

Trevon Brown named first-team all-AAC

The American Athletic Conference named East Carolina wide receiver Trevon Brown a first-team all-conference selection.

Hoggard Vikings gearing up for battle against Pinecrest

The Hoggard High School football team is not ready for basketball season just yet.

UNCW uses balanced attack to down East Carolina

UNCW’s Jeantal Cylla scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the Seahawks beat in-state rival East Carolina 95-86 at Trask Coliseum on Tuesday night.

Williamson, Barrett lead No. 3 Duke past Indiana 90-69

Zion Williamson scored 25 points, RJ Barrett added 22 and No. 3 Duke routed Indiana 90-69 on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Happ helps No. 22 Badgers withstand NC State in 79-75 win

Ethan Happ had 19 points and 11 rebounds, D'Mitrik Trice hit a long jumper with 23.6 seconds left and No. 22 Wisconsin withstood North Carolina State's in-your-face defense to rally for a 79-75 win on Tuesday night.

Mack Brown returns for second stint as UNC football coach

The school officially announced the move Tuesday morning, saying it had signed Brown to a five-year deal that pays him $3.5 million annually.

More honors for UNCW’s Devontae Cacok

The honors keep coming in for UNCW forward Devontae Cacok.

UNCW men’s basketball looking for spark

When UNCW basketball coach C.B. McGrath watched Ty Gadsden play at Vincennes University, McGrath said he knew Gadsden had the talent to play for the Seahawks.

UNC in talks with Mack Brown to be next coach

Two people with knowledge of the situation say North Carolina is negotiating with Mack Brown on a deal to return to Chapel Hill as its next football coach.

New Hanover football coach Earl Smith retiring

New Hanover High School football coach Earl Smith announced he’s retiring as the Wildcats football coach effective Monday.

ACC issues 1-half suspensions to 7 players involved in brawl

The Atlantic Coast Conference has suspended and reprimanded seven players who took part in an end-zone brawl following North Carolina State's victory over North Carolina.

Cacok, Toews lead Seahawks to victory

Senior forward Devontae Cacok and freshman guard Kai Toews each finished with double-doubles to lead UNCW to an 82-65 rout of Eastern Illinois at Battle In The Blue Ridge on Sunday.

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Cacok leads UNCW past Arkansas State

Devontae Cacok scored 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead UNCW past Arkansas State Friday in the Battle in The Blue Ridge at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, NC.

Ridder throws 4 TDs as Cincinnati routs East Carolina 56-6

Redshirt freshman Desmond Ridder threw a career-high four touchdown passes in the first half, and Cincinnati wrapped up the regular season with 10 victories for the first time since 2012, routing East Carolina 56-6 on Friday.

UNCW men’s hoops trying to fix early season issues

The UNCW men’s basketball team is trying to fix issues that have led to a slow start.

No. 3 Gonzaga holds off No. 1 Duke in Maui

Duke’s Maui mastery is over. Gonzaga blocked the Blue Devils out of another title.

Brunswick CC hoops standout takes home national honor

The National Junior College Athletic Association named Brunswick Community College forward Silas Love the Division I player of the week.

New Hanover’s Jason Billingslea named WECT Athlete of the Week

New Hanover’s Jason Billingslea is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

Coastal Christian earns first victory over New Hanover County public school

Junior Skyler Daves scored 18 points to lead Coastal Christian High School past New Hanover 79-61 Tuesday night.

UNCW women down N.C. Central

Guard Shrita Parker scored a career-high 36 points, including 21 in the second half, as UNCW beat N.C. Central 89-82 Tuesday in Durham.

No. 1 Duke outlasts No. 8 Auburn 78-72 in Maui

R.J. Barrett and Cam Reddish scored 18 points each, and top-ranked Duke survived its stiffest challenge of the season, holding off No. 8 Auburn 78-72 Tuesday night to reach the Maui Invitational title game.

New Hanover Wildcats ready to defend 3AA football championship

The New Hanover High School football team is the defending 3AA state champion, and the Wildcats aren’t ready to give up their crown.

Dorn, NC State rout Saint Peter’s, 85-57

Torin Dorn scored 12 points and North Carolina State routed Saint Peter's 85-57 on Tuesday night.

Allegedly drunken and disorderly curling team gets booted from tournament in Canada

Video captured by a spectator Saturday shows Northwest Territories curler Jamie Koe appearing to be intoxicated before the team’s 4:30 p.m. game. The skipper, sitting on the ice, begins crawling.

Hoggard Vikings ready to make playoff run

The Hoggard Vikings are a well-rested football team after their bye week in the 4AA high school state football playoffs.

Little, Johnson lead No. 7 UNC past Saint Francis 101-76

Cameron Johnson scored 20 points, freshman Nassir Little added 19 and No. 7 North Carolina beat Saint Francis of Pennsylvania 101-76 on Monday night in the on-campus round of the Las Vegas Invitational.

No. 1 Duke routs San Diego State 90-64 in Maui

R.J. Barrett scored 20 points, Cam Reddish added 16 and top-ranked Duke remained undefeated at the Maui Invitational with a 90-64 rout over San Diego State.

NC high school football second round playoff pairings

NCHSAA high school football second round pairings

VIDEO: Clemson RB gets surprise reunion with soldier dad at game

A Clemson Tiger walk-on running back got a big surprise before his team’s win on Saturday vs. Duke.

Cacok breaks own school record for rebounds in Seahawks’ victory

Devontae Cacok broke his own school record for rebounds in a game with 26 in a 113-74 rout of Allen on Sunday at Trask Coliseum.

UNCW women continue dominance at home with win against Grand Canyon

Redshirt senior guard Shrita Parker led four UNCW players in double figures with a game-high 19 points as the Seahawks came up victorious over Grand Canyon to earn a 77-55 victory at Trask Coliseum on Saturday afternoon.