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Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 6:22pm.READ MORE:
Friday marked the first day high school football teams are permitted to hit the practice field for the upcoming season. Most squads waited for the sun to come up, but that was not the case at Laney. The Buccaneers waited for the clock to strike midnight. Our report from Buctown includes standout Tariq Lane. The senior has decided to attend Laney after contemplating a move to Charlotte. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:42pm.READ MORE:
Clearly this was one of the best nights to be at the Shark Tank all year. UNCW basketball coach Kevin Keatts threw out the first pitch. The Florence head coach got tossed out of the game after throwing a slew of bats onto the field. Michael Montville hit a homer for the second night in a row. Jon Olczak was terrific on the mound. Sam Foy had three hits. Plus more! Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:38pm.READ MORE:
Homers are hard to come by at the Shark Tank. The prevailing wind probably has to something to with that. Regardless, thanks to a Michael Montville homer the Wilmington Sharks defeted Wilson on Wednesday night. Plus, we have news concerning the Wilmington Hammerheads FC. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:31pm.READ MORE:
We stopped by practice on Tuesday afternoon at Buck Hardee Field in order to get a state of the season update on the Wilmington Sharks. After all, this is the final week of the regular season in the Coastal Plain League. Our feature includes an interview with the league leader for stolen bases, Steven Linkous. Plus more! Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:25pm.READ MORE:
Rep. Walter Jones (R-3rd District) today introduced a bill to name a Wilmington post office after basketball star and Port City native Meadowlark Lemon. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:42pm.READ MORE:
The attempt to win three state championships in a row in American Legion baseball is now over for Wilmington Post 10. Scott Sandlin's squad lost on Monday night in Lexington at the state tournament. It wasn't a season ender, but the Wilmington Sharks also lost on Monday. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:21pm.READ MORE:
Joe Miller and Jack Holley will be inducted into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. Holley is a New Hanover graduate. He coached several high school football teams in our area. Holley died in 2013. Joe Miller passed away earlier this year. Miller was the head football coach of the New Hanover Wildcats for 20 years. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:44pm.READ MORE:
The search to replace the only head coach in the history of UNCW swimming is over. Dave Allen's replacement has been named. Jason Memont, who swam collegiately at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and enjoyed successful coaching stints at William & Mary and South Carolina, has been named UNCW’s head swimming and diving coach. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 07/26/2014 - 9:44pm.READ MORE:
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...