Former East Bladen Eagles teammates again at UNCW

Coastal Christian boys basketball coach Craig Wheeler steps down

Brooks, N. Carolina beat N.C. State, snap 7-game skid

N.C. State beats Diamond Hawks 11-0

Childress, Demon Deacons stun No. 7 Duke 113-101 in 2OT

  NCHSAA basketball 1st round scoreboard

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Ayres enjoys new fame after earning win as emergency goalie

Sharpe named CAA pitcher of the week

  Youthful Wildcats look to make run at state title

  Wilmington BMX team showing they can ride with the best

Men’s 2020 high school basketball playoffs bracket released

Women’s 2020 high school basketball playoff brackets released

Cape Fear Academy girls and boys fall in 3A NCISAA semifinals

Cape Fear Academy girls and boys fall in 3A NCISAA semifinals

  Ashley and New Hanover wins Mideastern Conference tournament titles

For third time in four season the New Hanover boy’s basketball team has won the Mideastern Conference tournament championship beating Hoggard 59-54, at Brunswick Community College on Friday.

Marshall-ECU game date moved, will honor 1970 crash victims

Marshall and East Carolina will open the 2020 football season a week early to accommodate a national television broadcast marking the 50th anniversary of the worst disaster in U.S. sports history.

  Ashley and Laney girls winners in Mideastern semifinals

Ashley and Laney girls winners in Mideastern semifinals

Hughes Brothers schedule changes for UNCW baseball

UNCW softball makes weekend schedule changes

Johnson, Daniels help NC State rout No. 6 Duke 88-66

Coastal Carolina downs Diamond Hawks

  North Brunswick’s Jieem Bullock named WECT Athlete of the week

  Wednesday high school basketball scoreboard and schedule

  Cape Fear Academy girls and boys ready for final four

For the first time in program history, both the Cape Fear Academy girls and boys basketball teams have advanced to the final for the 3A North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association.

UNCW’s Ron Evans named CAA Rookie of the Week

UNCW infielder Ron Evans has been named the CAA’s Rookie of the Week, the conference announced on Tuesday.

  City, county leaders meet with Wilmington Sharks to discuss stadium renovations

The Legion Stadium Committee discussed possible renovations to Buck Hardee Field.

North Brunswick’s Jieem Bullock named 3A indoor track most outstanding performer

North Brunswick senior Jieem Bullock was named the Most Outstanding Performer at the 3A Indoor Track State Championship.

UNCW women fall at Towson

Redshirt junior guard Kionna Jeter anchored four Towson players in double figures with a game-high 20 points as the Tigers surged past UNCW to earn a 78-45 victory in Colonial Athletic Association women's basketball action at SECU Arena on Friday evening.

  Diamond Hawks win opener in walk-off

Freshman Ron Evans drove homered and drove in four runs, including the game-winner, as UNCW rallied in the bottom of the ninth for a season-opening 10-9 win over Dayton on Friday at Brooks Field.

  Thursday high school basketball scoreboard

Thursday high school basketball scoreboard

Huskies clip Seahawks in Boston

High-scoring senior guard Jordan Roland poured in 17 of his game-high 27 points in the first half to help Northeastern earn a split of the regular season series with UNCW in a 71-63 victory over the Seahawks on Thursday night at historic Matthews Arena.

Pender High School to hire Tom Eanes as football coach

Pender High School has hired Tom Eanes as the Patriots football coach.

  Cape Fear Community College basketball teams sweep doubleheader

The Cape Fear Community College men’s basketball team beat rivals Brunswick Community College, 86-83 Wednesday night at the Schwartz Center.

  Brunswick Community College softball team ready to win

In an age of consolidation, the Brunswick Community College athletic department is expanding.

  Hoggard’s Jason Bunn named WECT Athlete of the week

Hoggard High School’s Jason Bunn is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

Grace Holcomb to play golf at UNCG

Laney golfer Grace Holcomb hasn’t even finished her junior season, but she’s made her college decision.

New Hanover kicker commits to East Carolina

New Hanover senior kicker Owen Daffer has committed to play football at East Carolina on Wednesday.

  Tuesday high school basketball scoreboard

Tuesday high school basketball scoreboard

Wake Forest beats UNC 74-57 for 1st win in series since 2014

Andrien White scored 15 points to help Wake Forest beat cold-shooting North Carolina 74-57 on Tuesday night.

Daniels keys second-half surge to lead NC State by Syracuse

Devon Daniels scored 23 points, including seven straight in the second half, C.J. Bryce added 19 and North Carolina State defeated shorthanded Syracuse 79-74.

Wilmington attorney named one of 23 NCAA certified agents in the country

Wilmington attorney Gary Shipman has been named one of 23 NCAA certified agents in the country and the only certified agent based in North Carolina.

Panthers owner says Cam Newton’s future depends on health

Panthers owner David Tepper remains noncommittal on Cam Newton's future with the organization, saying it will largely depend on how the quarterback recovers from foot surgery.

  District hosts press conference on ineligible player used by Topsail girls basketball team

- Pender County Schools held a news conference Tuesday to answer questions about the Topsail High School girl’s basketball team using an ineligible player during the season.

Beer, wines sales begin at Brooks Field this weekend

Beer and wine sales at Brooks Field will begin Friday, Feb. 14, when the UNCW baseball team plays host to the Seahawk Classic.

  Coastal Christian ready for playoff run

For the first time since joining the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association, the Coastal Christian girls’ basketball team is headed to the playoffs in back-to-back seasons.

Jones, Goldwire help No. 7 Duke beat No. 8 FSU 70-65

Tre Jones had 13 points to help seventh-ranked Duke overcome a turnover-heavy performance to beat No. 8 Florida State 70-65 on Monday night.

NCAA filing holds firm on charges in NC State case

The NCAA enforcement staff is holding firm on its position that North Carolina State committed violations tied to the recruitment of former Wolfpack one-and-done star Dennis Smith Jr.

  Topsail High School girls basketball team ordered to forfeit 10 victories due to NCHSAA violation

The Topsail High School girls basketball team is in the process of appealing a decision by the NCHSAA that mandates they forfeit 10 victories and face fines after reporting a potential eligibility violation.

Barth brothers honored on All-Decade teams

Brothers Connor and Casey Barth were both honored for their performance on the football field.

UNCW’s Imajae Dodd earns CAA rookie of the week honors

Freshman Imajae Dodd of UNCW has been named the Colonial Athletic Association’s Rookie of the Week following his outstanding play against Elon and William & Mary last week.

Chargers QB Rivers will enter free agency after 16 seasons

Philip Rivers' career with the Los Angeles Chargers has come to an end. The franchise announced Monday that Rivers will enter free agency and not return for the upcoming season.

  UNCW retires Sheila Boles No. 25 jersey

UNCW honored former Seahawk women’s basketball player Sheila Boles by retiring her No. 25, Sunday.

  Elon holds on to down UNCW women’s basketball

Junior guard Ariel Colon scored a game-high 21 points, including 15 in the second half, as Elon held off UNCW to secure a 60-57 Colonial Athletic Association women's basketball victory at Trask Coliseum on Friday evening.

  High school wrestling and basketball scoreboard

High school wrestling and basketball scoreboard

  UNCW baseball holds annual media day

The UNCW baseball team held its annual media day Thursday.

Hoggard’s Jason Bunn wins NCHSAA 4A diving championship

Hoggard High School’s Jason Bunn won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A diving state championship on Thursday in Chapel Hill.

  Mack Brown speaks at Bill Dooley Education Foundation luncheon

North Carolina football coach Mack Brown was the keynote speaker at the Coach Bill Dooley Education Foundation luncheon on Thursday at Cape Fear Community College’s Union Station.

  Elon sweeps season series against UNCW

Graduate guard Marcus Sheffield II poured in a game-high 18 points, including a dagger in the paint with 18 seconds remaining, as Elon completed a sweep of the regular season series with UNCW with a 62-56 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory on Thursday night at Trask Coliseum.

Johnson’s double-double helps NC State beat Miami 83-72

C.J. Bryce scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead N.C. State to an 83-72 victory over Miami.

UNCW Shykeim Phillips dealing with concussion

The UNCW men’s basketball team could be without freshman guard Shykeim Phillips when they face Elon at Trask Coliseum on Thursday.

  West Bladen’s Tyre Boykin named WECT Athlete of the week

West Bladen’s Tyre Boykin is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

  Laney senior happy to be back on the court

During fall workouts in September, Laney senior basketball player Reece Edwards went up for a rebound and fell on his back.

  High school’s host football signing events

High school’s host football signing events

UNCW baseball picked to win CAA baseball championship

UNCW, which was picked by the Colonial Athletic Association coaches to defend its conference championship, landed four players on the league’s preseason All-CAA team.

Cold-shooting, No. 7 Duke rallies past Boston College 63-55

Vernon Carey Jr. had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 7 Duke to a 63-55 victory over Boston College. It was Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski's 500th career Atlantic Coast Conference victory.

Laney advance at high school wrestling Dual Team State Championship

Laney advance at high school wrestling Dual Team State Championship

  Tuesday high school basketball scoreboard

Tuesday high school basketball scoreboard

  Hoggard diver ready to bring home state title

Hoggard High School junior Jason Bunn is one of the best divers in the state; he won the East Regional 4A diving title last Friday at N.C. State.

Williams, Gray lead No. 8 Florida State past North Carolina

Patrick Williams had 14 points and nine rebounds, Trent Forrest also scored 14 and No. 8 Florida State beat North Carolina 65-59 on Monday.

Chiefs defense comes through in Super Bowl triumph

The Kansas City Chiefs had struggled all night to pick up their fizzling offense, and fans who had watched their defense let them down for years looked as if they were going to rue its performance once more on the game's biggest stage.

Late basket by Northeastern downs Seahawks

Senior guard Shannon Todd hit a three-pointer with 23.4 seconds remaining in regulation to give Northeastern its second straight win, a 63-61 Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball victory over UNCW at Cabot Center on Sunday afternoon.

  Friday high school basketball scoreboard

Friday high school basketball scoreboard

UNCW earns victory at Hofstra

Senior guard Lacey Suggs scored a game-high 17 points, including 13 in the second half, and grabbed seven rebounds to lead UNCW to a 62-59 Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball victory over Hofstra at the Mack Sports Complex on Friday evening.

Hoggard diver wins East Regional title

Hoggard High School’s Jason Bunn won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association East Regional at the Willis R. Casey Natatorium at N.C. State on Friday.

UNCW men’s tennis opens spring with victory

Senior Michael Copeland trimmed Wofford’s Diego Lasada, 6-4, 7-5, to propel No. 80 UNCW past Wofford, 5-2, in the spring home opener for the Seahawks early Friday at the UNCW Tennis Courts.

UNC’s Williams: Anthony practicing, could play vs. BC

North Carolina coach Roy Williams says star freshman point guard Cole Anthony has returned to limited practice and could play against Boston College after missing 11 games following knee surgery.

Towson ends Seahawks win streak at two games

The UNCW men’s basketball team ran into the hottest club in the Colonial Athletic Association on Thursday night and came up short in a 77-66 loss to streaking Towson at SECU Arena outside Baltimore.

Carolina Panthers and Greg Olsen mutually agree to part ways after nine seasons

The Carolina Panthers announced Thursday that they have mutually agreed to part ways with tight end Greg Olsen.

UNCW men’s basketball team honor Kobe Bryant with warmup shirts

Days after his death, the UNCW men’s basketball team honored NBA great Kobe Bryant.

Devontae Cacok earns All-Star honor

Website Ridiculousupside.com has selected South Bay Laker forward Devontae Cacok to its All-Star team.

  Hardwood head-to-head week two

Can the UNCW men’s basketball team climb into sixth place in the Colonial Athletic Association standings?