UNCW's Merritt Wilkinson gets a hit for the Seahawk softball team on April 20, 2016. (Photo ECU)
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UNCW softball team defeats ECU in final non-conference game of regular season

The UNCW Seahawks beat East Carolina on Wednesday in their final non-conference game of the regular season.
(L-R) Brett Keeler, Lisa Wilkins, Mac Montgomery, Bob Jones, Carol Montgomery, Shelly McGowan, Tony Scott and Eric Jelinski take part in a check presentation for CFCC from the 2015 Michael McGowan Softball Tournament. (Photo: CFCC)
4 months ago
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McGowan Softball Tournament raises money for scholarship, park

Cape Fear Community College recently received more than $2,000 from the Carolina Beach Downtown Initiative.
8 months ago
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Senior softball all-star game in Wilmington is a hit

The Wilmington Senior Softball Association wrapped up the 2015 season with an all-star game on Wednesday morning. We were there to check out the great plays and the senior fun in the sun.
Tokyo2020
8 months ago
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Tokyo recommends 5 additional sports for 2020 Olympics

Japanese organizers have proposed adding five sports to the 2020 Olympics: baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, sports climbing and surfing.
10 months ago
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West Brunswick Debs win Dixie Youth World Series

It takes an awfully special softball team to go through an entire week of play with a perfect record. The West Brunswick Debs know what it feels like though.
10 months ago
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8 and under Wilmington softball squad wins state title

They're young, but really good. The 8 and under softball squad from Wilmington didn't lose a game at the recent state championship tournament.
Wilmington couple put the mph and speed into softball; recently inducted into NC Softball Hall of Fame
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Wilmington couple put the mph and speed into softball; recently inducted into NC Softball Hall of Fame

In 1994 fastpitch softball became the standard thanks to a Wilmington couple who made it their mission to make a difference by eliminating the slow lofty pitch. In fact Judy and Buck O'Shields were both recently inducted into the NC Softball Hall of Fame.
Burgaw Belles capture Dixie World Series title
2 years ago
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Burgaw Belles capture Dixie World Series title

The Burgaw Belles traveled all the way to Louisiana in order to compete against a slew of state champion softball teams. In the finals the girls from Burgaw had to face Louisiana. As it turns out Burgaw won 12-7 on Thursday afternoon to capture the Dixie Belles World Series title.
Mideastern Conf. baseball & softball & more!
2 years ago
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Mideastern Conf. baseball & softball & more!

Mideastern Conference tournament action is starting to wind down for both baseball and softball. We checked out semi-final play on Tuesday night between New Hanover-Topsail & Hoggard-Ashley in baseball and Ashley-West Brunswick & Laney-Topsail in softball. Plus more!
Hoggard ends Laney’s season in baseball
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Hoggard ends Laney’s season in baseball

In order to extend their season into the baseball state playoffs the Laney Buccaneers had to win the Mideastern Conference. As it turns out the Buccaneers lost in the opening round; thus, the season is now over for Laney baseball. Plus more!