Baseball

Wilmington Sharks
Wilmington Sharks clinch CPL playoff spot
The Wilmington Sharks clinched a playoff spot on Thursday night after beating the Holly Springs Salamanders at Buck Hardee Field. The Sharks still have two regular season games remaining. Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:52pm
Sam Hall Topsail High
Topsail infielder Sam Hall verbally commits to Clemson
He's only a rising junior, but Topsail High infielder Sam Hall already knows where he'll be playing college baseball. He'll be swinging a mean bat for the Clemson Tigers in a few more years. Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:51pm
A computer calls balls and strikes at a California minor league game.
Computer calls balls and strikes at minor league game
No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike at a Northern California independent league. A computer will call balls and strikes as the home plate umpire handles all of his other regular duties. Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:40pm
Rock Solid
Wilmington based team wins national baseball tournament
A youth baseball team out of Wilmington captured first place in a national tournament over the weekend in Myrtle Beach. Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:31pm
No laughing matter; Sharks rally for win against Grizzlies
It's no laughing matter. The Wilmington Sharks are back in the hunt for a playoff spot in the Coastal Plain League. The Sharks defeated the Gastonia Grizzlies on Monday night. Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:02pm
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Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction
The US Department of Justice formally dropped its criminal prosecution of Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball's career homerun leader. Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:22pm
Wilmington Sharks
Sharks can’t hold the lead against Peninsula Pilots
Nick Rotola missed out on a grand slam on Monday by a few inches for Wilmington. The Sharks could have used a big play against Peninsula. The Pilots beat the Wilmington Sharks by a single run. Mon, 07/20/2015 - 10:01pm
Nick Rotola
Marlins outslug Sharks at Shark Tank
Buck Hardee Field is more of a pitcher's park than a hitter's paradise. On Friday night the hitters in the Wilmington Sharks-Morehead City game had the upper hand with each team going deep with runners aboard. Sat, 07/18/2015 - 12:40am
Wilmington Sharks
Where’s Sharky? Where are the wins for the Wilmington Sharks?
On Wednesday night we played "Where's Sharky" on our sportscast in an attempt to end the losing skid for the Wilmington Sharks. It was a good plan, but the Lexington Blowfish didn't cooperate. Wed, 07/15/2015 - 11:48pm
Post 10
Baseball season ends for Wilmington Post 10 after three straight losses in playoff series
Hope Mills proved one thing in their best of five series against Wilmington Post 10. You can't count out Hope Mills when their backs are against the wall with the season on the line. Mon, 07/13/2015 - 10:24pm