Top-seeded UNC overcomes slow 1st half to beat Iona in NCAAs

North Carolina completed a perfect first round for top seeds in this NCAA Tournament, but not before Iona became the latest No. 16 seed to show these matchups are no sure thing.

UNCW baseball opens league play with victory

Duke’s Zion Show has successful NCAA Tournament debut

  Another Seahawk leaving men’s basketball program

  Webb Simpson: Pro golfer talks faith, family and love for the coast (“1on1 with Jon Evans” podcast)

  South Brunswick girls lacrosse building towards future

  Cape Fear women gearing up for national semifinal battle

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Hoggard’s Scout Philipp named WECT Athlete of the Week

Cape Fear women advance to national semifinals

  Youth being served for the UNCW softball team

North Dakota State holds off NC Central in First Four

  Restoration of historic tennis court complete

Johnson scores 26 to lift NC State past Hofstra in NIT

Cape Fear women overpower Metropolitan in national tournament

No. 7 Cape Fear Community College used dominating defense to beat No. 10 Metropolitan Community College, 91-55, Tuesday at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II women’s basketball tournament.

Cape Fear men fall to top-ranked Northwest Florida State in national tournament

The No. 1 Northwest Florida State men beat No. 17 Cape Fear Community College, 95-75, in the second round of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I basketball tournament on Tuesday.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.

Pair of players leaving UNCW basketball team

Jaylen Fornes and Ty Taylor won’t return to the UNCW men’s basketball team for the 2019-20 season.

  Former NFL player grants Wilmington boy’s wish

Cape Fear men down Arizona Western in national tournament

Williamson, No. 5 Duke beat No. 12 FSU 73-63 for ACC title

UNCW softball splits Saturday double-header

Weiss extends hitting streak to 11 in 10-8 loss on the road

No. 5 Duke edges No. 3 UNC 74-73 in ACC semifinals

Seahawks trounce Tigers in Memphis

The UNCW baseball team exploded for four runs in the sixth inning and three in the seventh to pull away for a 15-6 win Friday night.

North Carolina lawmakers to propose bill that would allow beer, wine sales in public university stadiums

Fans of legal age could soon enjoy an adult beverage while watching college sporting events in North Carolina.

  CFCC basketball teams get celebratory sendoff before playing in national tournaments

Cape Fear Community College is sending its men's and women's basketball teams to the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament in Hutchinson, Kan., and before competing for a national title, the Sea Devils got a celebratory sendoff Friday.

Williamson has 29 points in return, No. 5 Duke rolls in ACCs

Zion Williamson made all 13 of his shots, five on high-flying dunks, and scored 29 points in his return to lead No. 5 Duke to an 84-72 victory over Syracuse on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals.

  Cape Fear Community College men basketball team ready for title run

Since the first day of the season, the goal hasn’t changed for the Cape Fear Community College men’s basketball team.

  The Brigade Boys & Girls Club holds 2nd Annual Golf day

The Brigade Boys and Girls Club held its second annual Golf Day on Thursday afternoon.

UNCW women fall in CAA tournament opener

UNCW's Ahyiona Vason scored a game- and career-high 24 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field, including a 5-of-8 effort from 3-point range.

No. 3 North Carolina beats Louisville in ACC quarters

Luke Maye had 19 points and nine rebounds, Coby White added 17 points, seven rebounds and six assists and No. 3 North Carolina beat Louisville 83-70 on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals.

Guy, Salt help No. 2 Virginia beat NC State in ACC tourney

Kyle Guy scored 29 points, including seven 3-pointers, and second-ranked Virginia rallied to beat North Carolina State 76-56 in Thursday's quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.

  North Carolina uses late surge to beat UNCW

Tenth-ranked North Carolina scored seven runs in the final three innings to beat UNCW, 11-4, at Brooks Field on Wednesday.

Johnson sinks late free throws to lead NC State over Clemson

Markell Johnson hit two free throws with 2.6 seconds left and North Carolina State came from 18 down in the first half to beat Clemson 59-58 in Wednesday’s second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.

North Brunswick’s Jieem Bullock is named WECT Athlete of the Week

North Brunswick’s Jieem Bullock is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

  Jets agree to sign RB Le’Veon Bell, according to reports

Le'Veon Bell agreed to a deal early Wednesday morning, ending months of speculation about where he'd resume his playing career after six years with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  Browns to acquire star receiver Beckham from NY

With the Browns, Beckham will be reunited with receiver Jarvis Landry, a teammate at LSU.

Cape Fear Community College women hope to learn from experience

Fueled by the disappointment of being eliminated from the tournament last year, the Cape Fear Community College women’s basketball team is preparing for its next opportunity.

Northeastern ends Seahawks season in CAA championship

No. 2 Northeastern stormed by the No. 10 UNCW men’s basketball team with a strong second half as the Huskies beat the Seahawks, 80-59, in the quarterfinals of the Conolinal Athletic Association Championship at the North Charleston Coliseum.

No. 14 Florida State surges past Wake Forest 65-57

Wake Forest: The Deacons gave a strong performance for 30 minutes against a ranked team - they blew a big lead earlier in the week in a one-point loss to Duke - for the second straight home game. They'll need to continue their improved play in Charlotte to extend their season.

NC State blows out Boston College 73-47 for important win

C.J. Bryce scored 14 points, Torin Dorn added 12 and Devon Daniels had 10 to lead North Carolina State to a much-needed 73-47 victory over Boston College on Saturday afternoon.

No. 3 UNC tops No. 4 Duke 79-70 to clinch share of ACC title

Freshman Coby White scored 21 points and third-ranked North Carolina hung on late to beat fourth-ranked Duke 79-70 on Saturday to clinch a share of the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season championship.

Seahawks advance to CAA quarterfinals after win over Elon

Jeantal Cylla scored a team-high 23 points to lead No. 10 UNCW past No. 7 Elon, 93-86, in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association basketball tournament on Saturday. The Seahawks had six players in double figures for the first time this season.

UNCW Baseball extends winning streak to 3

Junior Cole Weiss extended his hitting streak to seven games on Saturday helping the Seahawks to a doubleheader sweep of Siena at Brooks Field.The Seahawks ran their winning streak to three game, to improve their record to 9-7.

Cape Fear Sea Devils basketball teams head to national championship

Cape Fear mens’s and women’s basketball each punched a ticket to the national championship on Saturday.

Students put their hunter skills to test for annual Hunter’s Safety Competition

Middle and high school students from various areas of the state put their hunter skills to the test for the annual Hunter’s Safety Competition at the New Hanover County Law Enforcement Center in Castle Hayne Saturday.

Lady Seahawks enter CAA Tournament as No. 3 Seed.

UNCW will head into the Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball tournament championship as a No. 3 seed on Thursday, March 14th, at the University of Delaware.

Laney’s Saniya Rivers named Gatorade Player of the Year

In a first for Laney High School, sophomore guard Saniya Rivers was named the 2018-2019 Gatorade North Carolina Girls Basketball Player of the Year. She’s the first student-athlete at the high school to receive the honor.

UNCW baseball rockets past Toledo

Freshman Brooks Baldwin drove in four runs to lead UNCW over Toledo, 13-5, at Brooks Field on Thursday.

UNCW men’s basketball ready for run in conference tournament

The UNCW men’s basketball team will try to keep its season alive when it plays Elon in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament on Saturday at the North Charleston Coliseum.

Georgia Tech edges North Carolina State

Jose Alvarado raced the length of the court and passed to James Banks III for a go-ahead, two-handed dunk as Banks was fouled with one second remaining and Georgia Tech stunned N.C. State 63-61 at PNC Arena on Wednesday night.

Runner ready to complete Wrightsville Beach Marathon running backwards

With a new pair of running shoes in hand Tracey McCullen made his final preparations for the Wrightsville Beach Marathon on Wednesday.

Toledo Rockets hold off UNCW baseball

Toledo scored the first five runs of the game as the Rockets beat UNCW, 5-3, at Brooks Field on Wednesday.

Laney’s Taylor Chism named WECT Athlete of the Week

Laney’s Taylor Chism is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

  Southeast Raleigh ends Laney girls’ 28-game winning streak

The Laney High School girls’ basketball team fell behind early and couldn’t come back as Southeast Raleigh beat the Buccaneers 53-34 in the fourth round of the 4A state playoffs Tuesday.

Washington County boys down West Columbus

Top-seeded Washington County High School beat No. 4 seed West Columbus 65-52 in the fourth round of the 1A boys’ basketball state playoffs Tuesday night.

No. 3 North Carolina beats Boston College

Luke Maye scored 17 points and added a career-high 20 rebounds on Tuesday night to lead No. 3 North Carolina to a 79-66 victory over Boston College and preserve the Tar Heels' hopes for a regular-season conference title.

No. 4 Duke holds on for victory over Wake Forest

RJ Barrett scored 28 points and No. 4 Duke held on to beat Wake Forest 71-70 on Tuesday night after Chaundee Brown's jumper rimmed out at the buzzer.

  Youthful Laney girls ready to continue playoff run

The Laney High School girls’ basketball team’s quest for a state championship continues Tuesday when the Buccaneers travel to Southeast Raleigh for a fourth-round matchup in the 4A bracket.

High school basketball 4th round playoff schedule

High school basketball 4th round playoff schedule

  Trump feeds FCS national champs McDonald’s, Chick-Fil-a during White House visit

The president served hamburgers from McDonald’s and chicken sandwiches from Chick-fil-a, KLVY reported.

No. 18 Florida State, behind Kabengele, tops NC State 78-73

Reserve Mfiondu Kabengele scored 16 points and Trent Forrest added 11 of his 13 in the second half Saturday, sending No. 18 Florida State past North Carolina State 78-73.

Barrett, Reddish lead No. 3 Duke past Miami, 87-57

RJ Barrett had 19 points and 10 rebounds, fellow freshman Cameron Reddish added 19 points and No. 3 Duke routed Miami 87-57 on Saturday.

Diamond Hawks sweep Saturday double-header

Greg Jones had two hits and scored three runs in game one as UNCW swept Valparaiso, 10-8 and 4-3, on Saturday at Brooks Field.

Seahawks Softball drop Saturday double-header

Redshirt junior Rachel Willis and freshman Janel Gamache each registered a pair of hits, but it was not enough as UNCW dropped a 2 one-run decisions at Boseman Field on Saturday afternoon.

Seahawks come up short in regular season finale

UNCW fought back to tie the game with 10 minutes remaining, but couldn’t catch the Cougars, as the Seahawks fall 70-61, in the regular season conference finale.

Northeastern routs UNCW women’s basketball

Chinyere Bell and GiGi Smith each scored 11 points, but Northeastern beat UNCW, 83-54, at Cabot Center on Friday evening.

  Caldwell Tech downs Brunswick Community College men

Caldwell Technical Community College downed Brunswick Community College 101-98 on Friday night.

  CB McGrath discusses Seahawks struggles

Even though the 2018-19 UNCW men’s basketball season has been filled with more losses then wins, coach CB McGrath is still trying to stay positive.

Assault charge dropped against NC State guard Eric Lockett

Authorities have dismissed a misdemeanor assault charge against North Carolina State backup guard Eric Lockett.

Elliott leaving UNC to be grad assistant at Arkansas State

North Carolina quarterback Nathan Elliott is leaving graduate school to become a graduate assistant at Arkansas State.

  UNCW men’s basketball gearing up for battle at Charleston

The UNCW men’s basketball team closes out the regular season at the College of Charleston on Saturday at 4 p.m.

  High school basketball playoff 2nd round scoreboard

High school basketball playoff 2nd round scoreboard

Patriots owner Bob Kraft pleads not guilty to prostitution charges

Robert Kraft was among hundreds of men charged in a crackdown on massage parlor prostitution and an investigation into human trafficking at Florida spas.

  Cape Fear Community College men down rivals Brunswick Community College

The Cape Fear Community College men’s basketball team beat rivals Brunswick Community College 109-79 at the newly renovated Schwartz Center on the CFCC campus.

  Ashley’s Lexi Hinson named WECT Athlete of the Week

Ashley’s Lexi Hinson is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

  Cape Fear Community College shows off newly renovated Schwartz Center

From the outside, Cape Fear Community College’s Schwartz Center looks like it did the day it opened in October 2000.

High school basketball state playoff second round schedule

High school basketball state playoff second round schedule

White’s 34 points help No. 5 North Carolina beat Syracuse

White’s 34 helps No. 5 North Carolina beat Syracuse

Tar Heels down Diamond Hawks in bottom of the 9th

Dylan Enwiller hit a home run in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday to lift No. 5 North Carolina to a 4-3 victory over UNCW.

High school basketball state playoff 1st round scoreboard

High school basketball state playoff 1st round scoreboard