Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Martin Kaymer headlined the 2014 U.S. Open in PInehurst. Look for their return to the Donald Ross layout, but we'll have to wait nearly a decade.
The Wilmington Hammerheads haven't won a soccer game since late May. They were hoping that would change on Friday night in Pennsylvania, but the Harrisburg City Islanders and the Hammerheads ended up with a scoreless draw. The Hammerheads will face Rochester on Saturday night in New York. The Wilmington Sharks did win though. The Sharks beat the Florence RedWolves with the addition of a new player from UNCW. Plus more!
It didn't take long for East Columbus High to name a new head football coach. Rocky Lewis, son of legendary Clinton head coach Bob Lewis, will take over the Gators. The Wilmington Sharks lost on the road on Wednesday, but they'll be back at home on Thursday for a doubleheader. Plus more!
The Fred Lynch Invitational tips off on Monday at six different locations in New Hanover County. 50 high school basketball teams will be competing in the three day event. The Ashley boys basketball team won't be competing in the event as the Screaming Eagles are in the middle of a coaching change. Ashley will formally introduce their new boys basketball coach on Monday though. Plus more!
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.
A Wilmington man is facing felony charges after the NC Highway Patrol says he hit a trooper with a golf cart at the US Open tournament in Pinehurst Saturday and tried to get away.
Sharky was awfully busy on his birthday. The mascot of the Wilmington Sharks ended his day with a home victory over the Morehead City Marlins. In Pinehurst the lead is six shots by Martin Kaymer after two rounds over his nearest competitor at the US Open.
Day one is in the books for the 2014 U.S. Open Golf Tournament. We made the trip to Pinehurst in order to talk with the biggest names in golf. We also found more than our fair share of local angles at this prestigious event. Plus more!
Carolina Beach hosted the national championship for beach wrestling in 2013 and 2014. On Tuesday we found out the event will be returning to Carolina Beach for the next two years. Former Hoggard Viking Jonathan Cooper is back on the field for Arizona. We have an update on Cooper along with former Laney Buccaneer basketball standout Tamera Young.
Golf fans have lots of options for renting a home during the back-to-back US Open and U.S. Women's Open in Pinehurst, but in some cases, they will need lots of money.