Anthony Grundy: Former basketball star killed in Louisville

Anthony, No. 6 North Carolina beat Gardner-Webb 77-61

Bladen County brother and sister make connection with NASCAR driver

Jones scores 31, No. 2 Duke beats Georgia State, 74-63

CAA Men’s Soccer Championship game moved to Sunday

Pickett accounts for 3 TDs, Pitt edges UNC 34-27 in OT

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  High Schools host Thursday signing days

Myles Garrett ejected after assaulting QB Mason Rudolph with helmet in the final seconds of Browns vs. Steelers game

Bryce, NC State hold off FIU, 86-77

Wake Forest pulls away late from UNC Asheville, 98-79

  NCHSAA boys 3rd round soccer scoreboard

UNCW women fall short against Longwood

  Inductees announced for 2020 class of the Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame

This spring, the Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame will add four more athletes to its group of greats.

Brackets announced for 2019 NCHSAA Football Playoffs

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has released it’s 2019 playoff bracket and is as follows:

  Schools host signing day events

Schools host signing day events

  Pender’s Jadon Lee named WECT Athlete of the Week

Pender’s Jadon Lee is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

  Friday Night Football Pregame 1st round playoff

No. 2 Duke rolls past Central Arkansas 105-54 for 3-0 start

  Cape Fear C.C. downs Bull City Prep to end losing streak

  UNCW holds off rivals Campbell in OT

Top Wake receiver Sage Surratt out for season with injury

NCHSAA boys soccer playoff pairings

Wake loses Sunday Okeke for season with torn Achilles tendon

Wake Forest says forward Sunday Okeke will miss the rest of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon.

  Cape Fear Academy’s Chloe Kernan passes 2000 career points

Cape Fear Academy senior basketball player Chloe Kernan is a member of an elite group.

  East Bladen named WECT All Star team of the week

The East Bladen football team is the week four WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.This past Friday night the Eagles beat West Bladen, 42-6, to close out the regular season with a 5-5 record.This coming Friday night the 15th seeded Eagles will hit the road to battle No. 2 Southw

Hoggard girls win 4A cross country title

The Hoggard Vikings girl’s cross country team beat West Forsyth to win the 4A State Championship on Saturday.

Seahawks top William & Mary to advance to CAA Soccer title game

Sunday afternoon the UNCW Men’s Soccer team beat William and Mary 2-1 and are now going to the CAA Title Game.

Jones leads No. 4 Duke past Colorado State 89-55

Tre Jones had 15 points and eight assists, and No. 4 Duke routed Colorado State 89-55 on Friday night.

John Salter earns victory at Bellator 233

John Salter beat Costello van Steenis in the main event at Bellator 233 in Thackerville, Oklahoma on Friday night.

  Cole Anthony leads No. 9 North Carolina past UNCW

Three players posted double-doubles as No. 9 North Carolina powered past UNCW, 78-62, before a sellout crowd in the Tar Heels’ first appearance at Trask Coliseum on Saturday night.

  Students wait hours to get into UNCW/UNC game

Some UNCW students spent most of Friday waiting in line in hopes of getting into the men’s basketball game versus UNC.

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

The No. 22 LSU men’s basketball team begins its 2019-2020 season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against the Bowling Green Falcons.

  Friday Night Football week 12 scoreboard

Friday Night Football scoreboard

  UNCW men’s soccer ready for CAA tournament

Offense wins games, but defense wins championships, and the UNCW men’s soccer team has given up just one goal over their last seven matches.

UNCW men’s soccer team takes home CAA honors

UNCW redshirt senior defender Danny Reynolds and Head Coach Aidan Heaney have been recognized by the Colonial Athletic Association men’s soccer coaches as the league’s Defensive Player of the Year and Coach of the Year, respectively.

State tennis tournament kicks off in Wilmington this week

More than 2,500 players from all over North Carolina will compete for the Combo League State title.

NCHSAA boys soccer first round scoreboard

NCHSAA boys soccer first round scoreboard

  No. 4 Cape Fear women fall in season opener

USC Salkehatchie opened the season with a 76-75, win over the No. 4 Cape Fear Community College women at the Schwartz Center on Wednesday.

Wilmington’s John Salter ready to return to octagon

After nearly a year away from the octagon John Salter returns to fight Costello van Steenis at Bellator 233 in Thackerville, Oklahoma Friday night.

  South Brunswick’s Danny Park named WECT Athlete of the Week

South Brunswick’s Danny Park is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

Freshman Anthony scores 34 points, No. 9 UNC beats Irish

Freshman Cole Anthony had 34 points and 11 rebounds in his college debut, leading No. 9 North Carolina past Notre Dame 76-65 in their opener Wednesday night.

Thornton leads BC past Wake Forest 77-70 in schools’ opener

Derryck Thornton scored a career-high 23 points and Nik Popovic had 19 to lead Boston College to a 77-70 victory over Wake Forest Wednesday night in the season opener for both schools.

  Friday Night Football Pregame week 12

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

  Banks’ FTs lift Georgia Tech past NC State 82-81 in OT

James Banks III hit two free throws with 2.1 seconds left in overtime to help Georgia Tech beat North Carolina State 82-81 on Tuesday night in a season-opening Atlantic Coast Conference matchup.

  Jaylen Sims leads Seahawks past Johnson & Wales

Sophomore guard Jaylen Sims scored the first bucket of the season on his way to a career-best 19 points as UNCW opened the 2019-20 men’s basketball campaign with a 103-83 victory against Johnson & Wales on Tuesday night at Trask Coliseum.

UNCW women fall at Wake Forest in season opener

Redshirt senior GiGi Smith scored a game-high 26 points, but it was not enough as Wake Forest overcome an early deficit to hand UNCW a 65-55 loss in the women’s basketball season opener for both teams at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Tuesday night.

No. 4 Duke edges third-ranked Kansas 68-66

Tre Jones scored 15 points and Cassius Stanley added 11 of his 13 points in the second half to help No. 4 Duke beat third-ranked Kansas 68-66 in the opener of the Champions Classic on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.

Carolina Panthers place Cam Newton on injured reserve

The Carolina Panthers have officially placed Cam Newton on injured reserve (IR) after the quarterback suffered a foot injury and missed six games. The team made the announcement Tuesday.

  New Hanover named WECT All Star team of the week

The New Hanover Wildcats football team is the week four WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.

  New twist to Vikings and Wildcats rivalry

The rivalry between on the football field between Hoggard and New Hanover has a new twist.

NCHSAA men’s soccer playoff pairings set

NCHSAA soccer playoff pairings set

  UNCW men’s basketball ready to open the season

Featuring a revamped roster stocked with eight newcomers, third-year Head Coach C.B. McGrath carries his new-look Seahawks into the 2019-20 men’s basketball season opener Tuesday night against Johnson & Wales.

  UNCW to retire Sheila Boles No. 25 jersey

UNCW will honor former Seahawk women’s basketball player Sheila Boles by retiring her No. 25.

UNCW women’s soccer fall in CAA tournament

Sixth-seeded James Madison used three consecutive goals to overcome an early deficit as the Dukes eliminated No. 3-seed UNCW from the Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Soccer Championship with a 3-2 verdict in a quarterfinal game at Grant Stadium on Friday afternoon.

  High school football scoreboard week 11

High school football scoreboard week 11

Cam Newton visiting renowned foot specialist, still not 100 percent

Cam Newton is still not 100 percent after GM Marty Hurney said he’s doing ‘everything he possibly can’ in his rehab process to get back on the field for the Carolina Panthers.

  Topsail football players giving back to younger students

Friday mornings during the season, the Topsail High School football team is trying to bring smiles to elementary students.

  Hoggard Volleyball downs Panthers Creek to move to 4th round

The Hoggard volleyball team beat Panther Creek, 3-1, in the 4A state tournament on Thursday at Shelia Boles Gymnasium.

  New Hanover girls tennis looking to bring home state title

The New Hanover girls tennis team’s historic season has been years in the making.

UNCW women’s soccer team take home CAA honors

UNCW junior goalkeeper Sydney Schneider has been named the Colonial Athletic Association’s Women’s Soccer Goalkeeper of the Year in a vote of the league’s 10 head coaches.

  Cape Fear C.C. women’s basketball battling injury bug

High expectations are in place for the Cape Fear women’s basketball team as they were recently ranked fourth in the National Junior College Athletic Association preseason poll.

  Coastal Christian boys soccer named WECT Athlete of the week

The Coastal Christian boy’s soccer team is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

  Friday Night Football pregame week 11

WECT's Friday Night Football Pregame brings you an early look at the upcoming high school football schedule each week.

Nats beat Astros 7-2, force Game 7 in World Series

Stephen Strasburg gutted through without his best fastball to throw a five-hitter Tuesday night, and now it’s on to Game 7 in the first World Series ever in which the visiting team won each of the first six games.

NC House: In-state for athletic scholarship students OK

The House voted 88-19 on Monday night for the measure to repeal a 2010 state law that prevented the in-state tuition designation, which would generally benefit athletic booster clubs that cover the scholarships.

  Kicker leading the way for the New Hanover football special teams

When it comes to kickers, the New Hanover Wildcats have one of the best in the country in senior Owen Daffer.

  Hoggard named WECT All Star team of the week

The Hoggard Vikings football team is the week four WECT All-Star team of the week, presented by Hardee’s.

NC State turning to Leary at QB at No. 23 Wake Forest

North Carolina State will start redshirt freshman Devin Leary at quarterback t No. 23 Wake Forest.

Wake freshman Ingraham out for season with torn Achilles

Wake Forest says freshman forward Tariq Ingraham is out for the season after tearing his Achilles tendon.

Alabama leads at Landfall Tradition

No. 13 Alabama set a Landfall Tradition record by shooting 10-under par on Saturday at the Country Club of Landfall’s Dye Course.

UNCW ladies basketball beats out Lenoir Rhyne in second half for 72-60 victory

Redshirt senior guard GiGi Smith led three UNCW players in double figures with a game-high 20 points as the Seahawks posted a 72-60 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne in exhibition women’s basketball action at Trask Coliseum on Saturday afternoon.

East Carolina football to travel to Michigan in 2023

East Carolina and Michigan have agreed on a single-game contract for the Pirates and Wolverines to play at Michigan Stadium on Sept. 2, 2023, according to a joint announcement by both institutions Friday.

  UNCW tied for 14th after first round of Landfall Tradition

No. 13 Alabama and No. 19 Illinois each shot three-under par to take the early lead after the first round of the 18th Annual Landfall Tradition on Friday afternoon at the Country Club of Landfall's Dye Course.

CAA baseball tournament returning to Brooks Field in 2020

Two-time defending Colonial Athletic Association champion UNCW will host the league’s baseball championship in 2020 at Brooks Field.

UNCW Athletics adopt new clear bag policy ahead of the 2019-20 basketball season

Officials with UNCW Athletics are stepping up security measures for the upcoming basketball season. A new clear bag policy has been put into place in effort to improve public safety.

  Friday Night Football week 10 scoreboard

Friday Night Football week 10 schedule

  UNCW women’s soccer blanks James Madison

Sophomore defender Talia Parrous and senior defender Baley Edwards each scored a goal as UNCW ran its unbeaten streak to seven straight games with a 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association women’s soccer victory over James Madison at UNCW Soccer Stadium on Thursday evening.

Atkinson scores in OT to lift Blue Jackets over Hurricanes

Cam Atkinson scored 3:28 into overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Thursday night.

Blake Harris leaves NC State program for personal reasons

North Carolina State says guard Blake Harris is no longer with the program for unspecified personal reasons.

NCHSAA volleyball playoff brackets

NCHSAA volleyball playoff brackets