Former UNC Wilmington head basketball coach Jerry Wainwright has accepted a job as a full-time assistant coach at the University of Tulsa, where he will be reunited with a long-time friend, Golden Hurricane Head Coach Frank Haith.
Junior Zarion Sharpe struck out eight and was one of five UNCW pitchers to combine on a 4-0 shutout win over James Madison on Saturday as the Seahawks clinched a Colonial Athletic Association tournament berth.
Tuukka Rask posted his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Boston Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final, winning 4-0 on Thursday night to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in nine years.
Saint Augustine’s University, senior basketball standout Tyre Gathright was named Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Male Scholar Athlete of the Year. The Ashley High School graduate took care of business on the court, in the classroom and in the community.
The Panthers will induct quarterback Jake Delhomme, wide receiver Steve Smith, tight end Wesley Walls and offensive tackle Jordan Gross into the team's Hall of Honor during their upcoming 25th NFL season.
Junior Riley Zayicek’s two-run homer with two out in the top of the ninth completed a comeback as UNCW erased a 5-3 deficit to the College of Charleston for a 6-5 Colonial Athletic Association win on Friday at Patriots Point.
The Minnesota Vikings selected North Carolina State center Garrett Bradbury with the 18th overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night, using their first-rounder on an offensive lineman for the first time in seven years.
Colonial Athletic Association champion UNCW will continue its season by competing at the Norman Regional of the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championship on May 6-8, at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club in Norman, Okla.
Jordan Staal tied it in the third period, Brock McGinn scored in the second overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes stormed back to stun the Washington Capitals 4-3 in Game 7 on Wednesday night to eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champions.