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Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:39pm.READ MORE:
A former Wilmington sports writer, a former Hoggard coach, a former UNC basketball point guard and a former UNCW head basketball coach will be inducted into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame in May. Full story...
Dr. James Dineen buried today; third inductee of Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame to die this summerSubmitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:46pm.READ MORE:
Dr. James Dineen was a sports medicine pioneer. He was inducted into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame in 2012. Dineen was buried Friday morning in Wilmington. He was 92. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 05/31/2014 - 8:01pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 11:56pm.READ MORE:
Brett Blizzard and Craig Callahan are synonymous with UNCW basketball. Ironically, this week they're having to face each other as opponents in the playoffs in Italy. They were Seahawk teammates for four seasons during the golden years at Trask Coliseum, but this week they're friendly competitors. Plus more! Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 11:50pm.READ MORE:
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! Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:54pm.READ MORE:
The Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame as of Sunday has four more members. That makes a grand total of 40. The new class includes the late Bob Boyd, Ricky Benton, Calvin Lane and Alge Crumpler. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 04/30/2014 - 11:57pm.READ MORE:
Former NFL tight end Alge Crumpler will be returning to Wilmington this weekend. The New Hanover High graduate heads this year's induction class for the 2014 Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame. On Wednesday we addressed the home scoring drought for the Wilmington Hammerheads. On Wednesday the NCHSSA adopted new guidelines concerning the mercy rule for high school football and basketball. Plus more including a Blizzard/Callahan matchup in Italy! Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/05/2014 - 3:12pm.READ MORE:
On Sunday, May 4, the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame will welcome the 2014 inductees into membership at their annual banquet at the Burney Center on the campus of UNCW. The Reception and Silent Auction will begin at 5 p.m. followed by the induction ceremony and dinner at 6:30 p.m. The annual golf tournament will be held Saturday, May 3. Full story...
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 1:41pm.READ MORE:
Two tennis greats are pairing up to headline a big event at UNCW's Trask Coliseum this Sunday, and it's all in the name of charity. Bob and Mike Bryan, the world's top ranked doubles team, are playing an exhibition to benefit several non-profit groups. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 05/05/2013 - 11:29pm.READ MORE:
Kenny Gattison, Glenn Sasser, Maggie Will and the late Thell Overman were inducted into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday night. Thirsty Thursday will return to the Shark Tank this summer. It's not just a Thursday "thing" anymore. The PGA Tour made a stop in Charlotte this week. Plus more! Full story...