WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY) — The 38th Annual Cape Fear Rugby Sevens Tournament wrapped up on Sunday. The two day event is the largest two day rugby tournament on the east coast. In the premier bracket championship game USA Rugby South defeated the Pacific Island Barbarians 26-15. This was the first premier title for USA Rugby South in this event. The Pacific Island Barbarians entered the tournament as the defending champions. In the premier women’s division NOVA defeated Atlanta 28-12. Virginia Tech knocked off UNCW in the men’s collegiate championship.
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The regular season for American Legion Baseball is now over. Wilmington Post 10 will start the Area Two east playoffs on Wednesday at home in a best of five series against Jacksonville. Post 10 finished the regular season with a 23-5 record. Whiteville Post 137 finished as the regular season champ for Area Two West. The playoff matchups in the west have not been set.
WIMBLEDON, UK (AP) — Hope turned to disappointment one more time for Andy Murray and British tennis.
Murray stood closer to the Wimbledon title Sunday than any British man had in three-quarters of a century, two sets away from ending one of the longest waits in British sports. But he also stood across the net from Roger Federer.
The Swiss star took advantage of a rain delay and a closed roof to win 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 for his seventh Wimbledon title. A teary-eyed Murray told the Centre Court crowd he’s “getting closer.”
The last British man to win Wimbledon was Fred Perry in 1936. Murray had taken Wimbledon hysteria to a new level by becoming the first British man to even reach the final since 1938, when Bunny Austin lost in straight sets.
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