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Sharks finish regular season on hot streak, host Swampdogs in CPL playoffs Thursday
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 10:35pm.

On Thursday the Wilmington Sharks will host their first playoff game since 2003. The Sharks will host the Fayetteville Swampdogs on Thursday at Buck Hardee Field in game one of a best of three series.

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Brunswick baseball teams head to Dixie finals
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 9:47pm.

Baseball is big in Brunswick County. In fact Brunswick County may have two different Dixie Youth World Series winners by the end of the day on Wednesday.

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Seahawk men's basketball team ready to begin practice for Bahamas trip
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 1:51pm.

The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team will get an early jump on practice this season. Buzz Peterson's squad will start practice on Saturday, but the team won't be practicing at Trask Coliseum.

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Sharks clinch playoff spot, first since 2003
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 08/01/2011 - 10:28pm.

The Wilmington Sharks haven't made the playoffs since 2003, but the playoff drought is now over. The Wilmington Sharks swept Morehead City on Monday night in a road doubleheader to clinch a playoff spot. The Sharks will host a playoff game on Thursday.

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Cape Fear Academy's new gym draws attention from UNCW
Submitted by IE on Mon, 08/01/2011 - 2:44pm.

Students that attend Cape Fear Academy will come back to school with a new, state-of-the-art gym this school year.

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Panthers meet with QB Anderson, close to a deal
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/01/2011 - 11:30am.

Carolina coach Ron Rivera says the team met with former Arizona quarterback Derek Anderson on Monday and is putting the final touches on a deal for him to join the Panthers.

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Wilmington Sharks conclude home regular season schedule tonight
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 07/30/2011 - 11:04pm.

Sunday night at the the Shark Tank will be "Fan Appreciation Night"... It's also the final home regular season game of the 2011 Coastal Plain League season. Sunday's game will start at 7pm at Buck Hardee Field. Hopefully the Sharks will get to host a playoff game on Thursday.

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Hammerheads inch closer to first place
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 07/30/2011 - 8:52pm.

The Wilmington Hammerheads had quite the road trip this week. Two games = two victories. The Hammerheads will return home to Legion Stadium for a game against Los Angeles on Friday.

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New UNC interim football coach credits Leland resident for motivation
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 07/29/2011 - 10:34pm.

video Everett Withers was introduced as the interim head football coach at the University of North Carolina on Friday. At the news conference it took less than 30 seconds for Withers to credit a man who lives in Brunswick County. In fact Withers mentioned Mel Foels four times before he mentioned anyone else.

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Hammerheads win on muddy field in NY
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 07/29/2011 - 10:22pm.

The Wilmington Hammerheads have to play back to back road games this weekend. The first game turned out to be a wet victory. The Hammerheads look to earn more points on Saturday in the Keystone state.

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