Seahawks’ comeback earns Siddle his first win as UNCW hoops head coach

Takayo Siddle now has his first victory as the Head Coach of the UNCW Men’s Basketball team

  Downs and McMillan lead Seahawks to victory over Norfolk State

  Hoggard Volleyball hosts senior night before first home match

ACC moves 2021 men’s basketball tournament from Washington to Greensboro

  UNCW men’s basketball ready to play games without fans

  New Hanover County Schools host signing day events

  Alex Highsmith is making the most of his rookie season

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  UNCW won’t allow fans in Trask Coliseum for start of men’s, women’s basketball season

Seahawk men’s basketball sign recruit from Florida

Non-conference schedule set for UNCW women’s basketball

UNCW men’s basketball releases non-conference schedule

  Hoggard volleyball team ready for new mask regulations

  NCHSAA makes new mask regulations

  Topsail and CFA host signing day events

Cape Fear Academy and Topsail High School hosted signing day events on Thursday.

Bubba Wallace, who urged Confederate flag ban, honored

The industry award honors NASCAR members for philanthropic efforts.

  Takayo Siddle: UNCW’s Head Coach reflects on the unanswered calls he made to his Mom (”1on1 with Jon Evans” podcast)

Takayo Siddle, the UNCW Men's Basketball Head Coach, is the guest on this week's episode of the "1on1 with Jon Evans" podcast, talking about keeping his team COVID-19 free, his journey to becoming a first-time head coach, and his special relationship with Coach Kevin Keatts.

  Alex Highsmith helps lead Steelers to win over Baltimore

Alex Highsmith continues to shine as a rookie for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  Former college coach remembers Carly Baron

  One Love Tennis player wins national essay contest

  Community-owned golf course set to reopen

MLB The Latest: Dodgers win 1st World Series title since 1988

  The First Tee of Greater Wilmington hosts 4th annual Halloween party

  UNCW women’s basketball hosts virtual media day while questions surround status of coach Karen Barefoot

  UNCW quietly announces interim women’s basketball head coach ahead of media day; Barefoot still head coach

The status of Karen Barefoot, the head coach of UNCW women’s basketball, with the university is murky as the team gears up for the start of the upcoming college basketball season.

Panthers offensive lineman Tyler Larsen placed on reserve/COVID-19 list

Because of the Panthers' possible exposure to the opponent, they are going through the proper protocol set forth by the NFL.

  UNCW men’s basketball team ready for new COVID-19 protocols

The UNCW basketball team is using a new protocol now that official practices have started.

  UNCW men’s basketball open practice for 2020-2021 season

The first day of official practice for the UNCW men’s basketball team brought more than just the usual structure on Wednesday for the Seahawks. The long-awaited Colonial Athletic Association schedule was also released by league officials.

  Devontae Cacok is now a NBA Champion

Los Angeles Lakers forward Devontae Cacok left UNCW as one of the most decorated basketball players in program history.

  UNCW men’s basketball team takes steps to prevent COVID-19 spread

The UNCW men’s basketball team held a virtual media day over Zoom on Thursday morning

  Wilmington Christian Academy volleyball welcomes fans back

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started, fans could sit in the bleachers at an indoor sporting event on Tuesday.

Tailgating not allowed on property as Panthers prepare for home games at 7 percent capacity

Harris says there will be no tailgating allowed on Panthers' property due to gatherings and safety guidelines issued by the state.

  Gale Sayers remembered by childhood friend of Brian Piccolo

Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers died Wednesday at the age of 77.

‘We are excited’; Panthers ready to have fans at games after N.C. governor’s announcement

The Carolina Panthers are excited and ready to welcome some fans back at Bank of America stadium after Governor Roy Cooper said he’ll likely allow it to happen by next week.

  Family and fans ready to watch football games from the stands

The North Carolina Tar Heel football team opened the 2020 football season with a, 31-6, victory over Syracuse at Kenan Stadium.

  No Fans: No problem for Coastal Christian volleyball parents

Even though they aren’t allowed to watch in the gym, parents of Coastal Christian volleyball players don’t have to miss a single serve.

UNCW women’s basketball team adds two assistant coaches

UNCW Head Women’s Basketball Coach Karen Barefoot has announced the addition of Jocelyn Floyd and Matt Lynch to her coaching staff for the 2020-21 season.

Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin form new NASCAR team, sign Bubba Wallace

Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin are teaming up to form a new NASCAR team and have signed rising star Bubba Wallace as a driver.

  NCDHHS permits limited family spectators at college football games

The NCDHHS has released that universities and colleges that are following COVID-19 safety protocols can allow two family member spectators per athlete for up to 350 total per event.

Charlotte 49ers cancel Saturday football game after players placed in quarantine

UNC Charlotte was scheduled to play against North Carolina Saturday, September 19 at 3:30 p.m.

YMCA Wrightsville Beach sprint triathlon goes ahead this weekend, modifications in place

The 41st annual YMCA Wrightsville Beach Sprint Triathlon will take place Saturday, September 19, 2020 with modifications in place to comply with COVID-19 guidelines.

  UNCW men’s basketball team ready to battle changing world

The world has changed drastically since the last time the Seahawks played a game back in March.

UNCW guard Jay Estime to miss upcoming season due to injury

UNCW senior guard Jay Estime will miss the 2020-2021 season due to injury.

Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

NC health officials won’t allow athlete’s families to attend college football games

North Carolina Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Mandy Cohen has denied a request for colleges across North Carolina to allow families of football players to attend games in-person.

  The First Tee of Greater Wilmington hosts virtual pro-am

Governor Roy Cooper’s new Phase 2.5 of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic includes a limit on mass gatherings of 25 people inside and 50 outside.

Former UNC women’s basketball coach Hatchell pleads guilty in fatal traffic collision

Former UNC-Chapel Hill women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge in connection with a fatal traffic collision in January.

  Student athletes react to NCHSAA modified guideline changes

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced modifications to the guidelines for returning to play on Tuesday.

NCHSAA modifies guidelines for upcoming 2020-2021 sports season

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) made modifications to the workout guidelines on Tuesday.

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

Several recent public opinion polls have shown skepticism from the Japanese public and the business community that the games can go on — or should go on.

Ryan Jeffers hits first MLB homer

Minnesota Twins catcher Ryan Jeffers drove in two runs helping lead the Twins past the Detroit Tigers, 6-2, on Monday.

Meck Co. health director continues talks with Panthers about fan access at games: ‘We are not there’

There will be no fans allowed at the first home game of the season for the Carolina Panthers, the team announced Monday.

No fans allowed at Carolina Panthers first home game of 2020

There will be no fans allowed at the first home game of the season for the Carolina Panthers, the team announced Monday.

  Lenny Simpson speaks about NBA player protest

No NBA playoff games were played on Thursday--the players were protesting the shooting of Jacob Blake, who was shot seven times by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

East Carolina season opener against Marshall postponed

East Carolina University Athletics Director Jon Gilbert announced today the football game against Marshall on September 12 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium will be postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

NC State football’s season opener at VT pushed back 2 weeks over COVID-19 concerns

N.C. State football’s season-opening game at Virginia Tech has been pushed back two weeks following a series of COVID-19 cases within the athletic department, the ACC announced Wednesday.

John Salter defeats Andrew Kapel at Bellator 244

John Salter defeated Andrew Kapel at Bellator 244 on Friday night.

  UNCW men’s soccer team continues to workout during pandemic

Wearing masks when not taking part in a drill is just one of the new protocols that allows the UNCW men’s soccer team to practice.

Former Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera diagnosed with cancer

Former Carolina Panthers head coach and current Washington head coach Ron Rivera has been diagnosed with cancer, according to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

  UNCW’s Ryan Jeffers shines in Twins debut

Former UNCW baseball player Ryan Jeffers made his Major League debut for the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

Charlotte Hornets to pick 3rd in 2020 NBA draft

The Charlotte Hornets will have the third overall selection in the 2020 NBA Draft after jumping up five spots in the NBA Draft Lottery tonight. The Hornets entered the lottery with a 26.2 percent chance of receiving a top-four pick, including a 6.7 percent chance of getting the No. 3 pick.

  COVID-19 changes fight routine for Wilmington’s John Salter

John Salter is ready to get back into the octagon as he will battle Andrew Kapel at Bellator 244 on Friday.

UNCW’s Ryan Jeffers gets called up to Twins

Former UNCW standout Ryan Jeffers was called up to the major league roster by the Minnesota Twins prior to tonight’s game with the Milwaukee Brewers.

East Carolina suspends all football activities

East Carolina University Director of Athletics Jon Gilbert announced Thursday that football activities are pausing indefinitely after evaluating results from the latest rounds of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing.

  COVID-19 changes slow college football recruiting

August 14 would have been the unofficial start of the high school football season in North Carolina, before the North Carolina High School Athletic Association pushed back to the start of fall sports.

  Devontae Cacok makes NBA debut

Devontae Cacok scored six points for the Los Angeles Lakers as they lost to the Sacramento Kings, 136-122 on Thursday.

  Birx says college football players can get back on the field if they’re ‘ultra careful’

White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Deborah Birx believes there is a “way forward” when it comes to college football this fall.

  NCHSAA: Amended high school sports schedule released; football to start in February

The high school footbThe high school football season will kick off in February, the N.C. High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday.all season will kick off in February, the N.C. High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday.

  Gym floor at New Hanover High’s Brogden Hall to be replaced

The New Hanover County Board of Education voted to replace the gym floor in Brogden Hall at Tuesday night’s meeting.

  UNCW suspends all fall sports competition

The University of North Carolina Wilmington on Monday announced that it is suspending competition of all its fall sports programs, stating a recent directive by the NCAA Board of Governors, and with the health, safety, and well-being of student-athletes as a top priority.

  Topsail High School football player tests positive for COVID-19

Topsail High School is suspending football workouts after one of the players received a positive coronavirus test.

Fox retires as Tar Heels baseball coach; Forbes takes over

Mike Fox has retired as North Carolina’s baseball coach after seven trips to the College World Series.

Wake Forest, Appalachian State push Sept. 11 game to future

Appalachian State and Wake Forest have agreed to postpone their nonconference game scheduled for Sept. 11 to a future year.

  NCHSAA postpones fall high school sports again following Gov. Cooper’s extension of Phase Two

The start of high school sports for the 2020-2021 school year will be delayed beyond Sept. 1 for North Carolina High School Athletic Association member schools, the NCHSAA announced.

Derek Brunson earns victory at UFC Fight Night

Derek Brunson beat Edmen Shahbazyan with a TKO 26 seconds into the third round in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday.

2020 Wahine Classic set to go ahead at different venue

The 2020 Wahine Classic will take place at Carolina Beach August 14-16 and all participants are required to wear face masks on the beach and to practice social distancing.

Virus rocks MLB: Cards-Brewers off; 2 St. Louis positives

The coronavirus forced another change in Major League Baseball’s schedule, bringing the league’s total to eight teams affected in the first nine days of the season.

Devontae Cacok making the most of NBA bubble life

Former UNCW basketball standout Devontae Cacok is calling a hotel room in Orlando, Florida home.

Panthers choose to go with PK Slye; release veteran Gano

The Panthers have decided to keep Joey Slye as their kicker and release veteran Graham Gano, who missed all of last season with a knee injury.

ACC schedule includes Notre Dame, 10 conference games

Notre Dame will play in the Atlantic Coast Conference this season as part of a plan to play 10 league games and start the week of Sept. 7. Those alterations were brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

NCHSAA to allow phase two workouts starting Aug. 3

The NCHSAA Board of Directors voted to provide Phase Two guidance to member schools regarding summer conditioning and workout activities.

  Brunswick County Schools set Aug. 3 date for summer workouts

Brunswick County School Athletic teams can begin summer workouts on Monday, August 3rd.