Wilmington Hammerheads FC has a new partnership with the largest youth club in our region. The Hammerheads are excited about the new partnership, but the players appear to be more focused on their next game. Wilmington will host Richmond at Legion Stadium on Saturday night. A free, one-day clinic that's designed to introduce children to football will be held at West Bladen High on Saturday morning. The clinic will feature Richard Howell, the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Indianapolis Colts.
Hoggard graduate Joe O'Donnell picked up his second win of the season on the mound on Thursday for the Wilmington Sharks. In front of one of the largest crowds of the season the Sharks beat Morehead City. Michael Jordan won't be suiting up for the Charlotte Hornets, but his team will at least look sharp. The Hornets unveiled their new uniforms on Thursday. In Pinehurst a 6th grader won over the crowd with an impressive round at the U.S. Open and a few licks of ice cream during her media conference.
North Brunswick defensive lineman Jabril Robinson has been named to the North Carolina roster for December's NC-SC Shrine Bowl game. We have a full fledged preview of Friday's high school football action. Former UNC Tar Heel Brendan Haywood is slated for foot surgery. Haywood is a Chalotte Bobcat. Plus more!
College football will return to the Port City this weekend when Shaw and UNC Pembroke meet. On Thursday Clemson edged NC State in Raleigh. On Thursday we aired our week 5 high school football preview. The UNCW women's soccer team is on a roll. Plus more!
Weather turned out to be the big story on Friday night during the road soccer game for the Wilmington Hammerheads. The Wilmington Sharks earned a road win on Friday night over Columbia. The British Open is halfway over. Miguel Angel Jimenez has the lead. Tiger Woods is just one shot back. Plus more.
East Columbus football coach Toby Kasell resigned on Monday in order to accept a teaching position closer to his Leland home. Former UNCW Seahawk Keith Rendleman appears to be through with his NBA pre-draft workouts. Rendleman hopes to his hear his name at Thursday's NBA Draft. The Wilmington Sharks picked up a road win in extra innings on Monday. We had highlights! Chicago wins the Stanley Cup in hockey.
The streak is over. West Bladen had a 17 game winning streak over East Bladen in boys basketball until Tuesday night. East Bladen's Hastin McGill hit the game winner to give East Bladen a 46-44 win. It was the first victory for East Bladen over West Bladen since 2005. Pender defeated Trask in boys hoops. Wake Forest edged NC State. The Carolina Hurricanes lost their home opener.