Coastal Christian hosts signing day for four athletes

  Wilmington Hammerheads to host reunion match Friday

  Hoggard High School hosts signing day event

  UNCW track and field standout gearing up for regionals

Former UNC Wilmington head coach Jerry Wainwright joining Haith’s staff at Tulsa

Scalf honored after final home series with Seahawks

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Seahawks clinch CAA berth with shutout win

  UNCW stays in post season hunt with win over James Madison

  High school playoff scoreboard

Mickelson shoots 1-under 69, trails Koepka by 6

Bruins sweep Hurricanes to reach Stanley Cup Final

  James Madison pitching holds Diamond Hawks scoreless

Topsail High School’s Sydney Hartgrove named WECT Athlete of the Week

Topsail High School’s Sydney Hartgrove is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

  Cape Fear Community College hoops standout signs with Mississippi Valley State

At New Hanover High School, Ayonna Cotten’s skills made her a great basketball player, but she was missing something.

Ashley graduate named CIAA Male Scholar Athlete of the Year

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.

  Basketball standout leaving Laney High School

Laney High School all-state basketball player Saniya Rivers will play her junior season at another school in New Hanover County.

UNCW soccer player earns Panthers scholarship

UNCW men’s golf fall to 12th at NCAA regional

Bruins beat Carolina 2-1, take 3-0 series lead

  High school playoff scoreboard

Charlotte Hornets to pick 12th in the NBA Draft

Senate approves multi-million tax break bill to bring Panthers to SC

UNCW men’s golf gearing up for Athens regional

The UNCW men’s golf team is gearing up for Athens Regional, hosted by the University of Georgia, on May 13-15.

Coastal Christian High School’s Cheeto Keeter named WECT Athlete of the Week

Coastal Christian High School’s Cheeto Keeter is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

UNCW lands grad transfer Carter Skaggs

The UNCW men's basketball team is getting some help.

Laney and Whiteville High School host signing day events

Wednesday student-athletes at Laney and Whiteville High Schools signed their letters of intent.

UNCW women’s golf finishes regional play

Freshman Madison Isaacson carded a 4-over par 76 as UNCW closed out play at the NCAA Women’s Golf Norman Regional at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club on Wednesday afternoon.

  High school playoff scoreboard

High school playoff scoreboard

UNCW women’s golf in 16th place after two rounds at NCAA regionals

Junior Thao My Nguyen authored an even-par 72 to lead UNCW during the second round of the NCAA Women’s Golf Norman Regional at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club on Tuesday afternoon.

UNCW men’s basketball adds two players for the 2019-20 season

Two recruits — Shykeim Phillips and Brian Tolefree — have committed to the UNCW men’s basketball team for the 2019-20 season.

  NC House passes bill to regulate zip lines and other ‘aerial adventure’ courses

The state House on Monday passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Ted Davis to regulate the “aerial adventure” industry in North Carolina, which includes zip lines and ropes courses.

UNCW women battle at NCAA golf regional

Sophomore Rachael Mast carded a 3-over par 75 to lead UNCW during the opening round of the NCAA Norman Regional at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club on Monday afternoon.

  East Columbus softball ready for playoff run

With only 12 players, the East Columbus High School softball team is a tight-knit group.

Delhomme, Smith, Walls, Gross to join Panthers Hall of Honor

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.

Hurricanes injured goalie Petr Mrazek returns to practice

Carolina Hurricanes goalie Petr Mrazek was back at practice after leaving a playoff game early with a lower body injury.

State softball playoffs finalized

State softball playoffs finalized

Girls soccer state playoff schedule

Girls soccer state playoff schedule

NCHSAA baseball playoff brackets

NCHSAA baseball playoff brackets

  Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame celebrates its newest inductees

The Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame welcomed four new members, Sunday.

Brunson wins co-main event fight in Ottawa

Wilmington native Derek Brunson ended his 2 fight losing skid on Saturday Elias against Theodorou at UFC Fight Night 151.

UNCW baseball avoids sweep in Saturday doubleheader

UNCW pounded out a season-high 16 hits and averted a sweep of Colonial Athletic Association rival Delaware with a 10-2 win in the doubleheader on Saturday at Brooks Field.

UNCW softball drops final regular season game

UNCW’s season comes to an end with a 26-28 record and 8-13 in Colonial Athletic Association play

  Delaware downs Diamond Hawks in series opener

Delaware starter Brandon Walter struck out 11 over seven innings as the Blue Hens opened a key Colonial Athletic Association series at Brooks Field with a 7-5 win over UNCW on Friday.

Hoggard High School’s Cheyenne Newkirk named WECT Athlete of the Week

Hoggard High School’s Cheyenne Newkirk is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

  UNCW women’s golf ready for regional play

The UNCW women’s golf team gearing up for the Norman Regional May 6-8, at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club in Norman, Okla.

Duke, Cutcliffe agree to 2-year extension through ’22 season

Duke has extended football coach David Cutcliffe's contract through the 2022 season.

Dufner takes Wells Fargo lead with a 63

Jason Dufner chipped in for birdie to start his day and holed a 40-foot birdie toward the end for an 8-under 63 that gave him a one-shot lead Friday in the Wells Fargo Championship.

Hurricanes sweep Islanders with 5-2 victory in Game 4

Teuvo Teravainen and Greg McKegg scored 66 seconds apart in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Friday night to sweep their second-round series.

  8-year-old Wilmington motocross racer ready to battle the best in the country in Las Vegas

Eight-year-old Benji Harris of Wilmington will put his riding skills against the best motocross riders in the country when he takes part in the KTM Junior Super Cross Challenge Saturday in Las Vegas.

McIlroy scores well and shares lead at Quail Hollow

Rory McIlroy made the most of his game and turned it into a 5-under 66 that gave him a share of the lead with Joel Dahmen after the opening round Thursday at the Wells Fargo Championship.

Why your horse will -- and won’t -- win the Kentucky Derby

No race is tougher to ferret out than the Kentucky Derby, which at times can seem as perplexing 30 minutes before post time as it is 30 days or three months out.

William & Mary’s Pierce to play at UNC as graduate transfer

William & Mary's Justin Pierce will play his final season at North Carolina as a graduate transfer.

UNCW men’s golf headed to Athens Regional

Two-time reigning Colonial Athletic Association champion UNCW heads to Athens, Georgia, to compete in the Athens Regional, hosted by the University of Georgia, on May 13-15.

Hurricanes beat Islanders and take 3-0 series lead

Sebastian Aho set up Justin Williams’ go-ahead goal with 9:45 remaining, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-2 on Wednesday night to take a 3-0 lead in their second-round series.

No. 19 NC State knocks in 11 runs to take down Seahawks

UNCW allowed a season-high four home runs as #19 NC State beat the Seahawks, 11-3, on Tuesday at Doak Field

Wells Fargo Championship scheduled for TPC Potomac in 2021

The Wells Fargo Championship will not be returning to Wilmington’s Eagle Point Golf Club.

Cape Fear Community College hosts signing day

Cape Fear Community College Athletics held a signing day for its eight student-athletes who have signed to play collegiate sports at a four-year university.

UNCW women’s basketball coach Kare Barefoot Karen Barefoot gets contract extension

UNCW has giving women’s basketball coach Karen Barefoot a contract extension following on the best seasons in program history.

NASCAR driving visits Coast Guard station in Wrightsville Beach

NASCAR driver Austin Dillon traded in his No. 3 car for a boat on Tuesday.

  Randy Hood to take over UNCW baseball program

UNCW has named longtime baseball assistant and associate head coach Randy Hood the Seahawks head coach following the conclusion of the 2019 season.

Diamond Hawk sophomore named CAA player of the week

The Colonial Athletic Association named UNCW outfielder Noah Bridges the league's player of the week.

UNCW baseball loses to College of Charleston

The Seahawks ended their three-game winning streak Sunday with a 10 to three loss to College of Charleston.

Seahawks baseball knocks down College of Charleston 14-4

Noah Bridges and Cole Weiss collect three hits apiece as UNCW takes down the College of Charleston, 14-4, in Colonial Athletic Association game on Saturday.

Browns’ Denzel Ward gives $10K to alma mater Nordonia High School

The NFL player won the Division II state championship in 2014.

  Diamond Hawks rally to beat the College of Charleston

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.

Staal lifts Hurricanes past Islanders 1-0 in OT in Game 1

Jordan Staal scored 4:04 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes to 1-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night in the opener of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

Panthers trade up, get LT Greg Little to protect Cam Newton

The Carolina Panthers traded up in the second round of the NFL draft to select M Mississippi left tackle Greg Little with the 37th overall pick.

UNCW’s Devontae Cacok makes NCAA history

UNCW men’s basketball player Devontae Cacok is going into the record books.

  New Hanover comes from behind to beat Topsail

The New Hanover baseball team rallied to beat Topsail, 7-5, at Buck Hardee Field on Thursday.

Vikings draft NC State center Garrett Bradbury at No. 18

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.

Giants go QB early, take Duke’s Jones at No. 6 overall

The New York Giants have their heir apparent to Eli Manning, just not the one everyone expected.

Panthers select Florida State DE Burns with 1st round pick

The Carolina Panthers hope they have found another explosive pass rushing defensive end in Brian Burns.

Former UNCW women’s basketball coach joins men’s basketball staff at Vanderbilt

Former UNCW women’s basketball coach Adell Harris is getting back into coaching.

  Cape Fear Community College guard picks Samford

Cape Fear Community College basketball player Donte Tatum has committed to play next season at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.

  UNC guard Woods announces plans to transfer from program

North Carolina point guard Seventh Woods plans to transfer.

  UNCW women’s golf headed to Norman Regional

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.

Hurricanes stun defending champion Capitals in 2OT in Game 7

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.

  UNCW baseball beats Campbell to end losing streak

UNCW’s Jackson Meadows had three hits and stole two bases to lead UNCW past Campbell, 3-1, at Brooks Field on Wednesday.

Cape Fear Academy’s Henry Murtagh named WECT Athlete of the Week

Cape Fear Academy’s Henry Murtagh is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

Two former UNCW basketball players find new schools

Former UNCW men’s basketball players Jacque Brown and Matt Elmore have found new schools to play for.