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Wilmington couple put the mph and speed into softball; recently inducted into NC Softball Hall of FameSubmitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:36pm.READ MORE:
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. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:33pm.READ MORE:
As of this week there are now two former New Hanover soccer standouts on the official roster for the Wilmington Hammerheads. Ross Tomaselli joins fellow Wildcat Cody Arnoux. The Hammerheads will host Dayton on Saturday night at Legion Stadium. Dayton is currently in last place in the league standings. Full story...
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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. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:54pm.READ MORE:
Mike Propst is the new Ashley head football coach, but he's certainly no stranger to being a head coach. On Wednesday we checked out football practice at Ashley High School. In basketball news veteran head coach Michael Powell won't be leaving West Columbus for arch-rival East Columbus. Plus more! Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:52pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington resident and legendary tennis professional Lenny Simpson will be inducted into the Black Tennis Hall of Fame later this month. Simpson turned professional in 1973 and was the first African-American to play World Team Tennis. Simpson qualified for Wimbledon in 1974. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:47pm.READ MORE:
Former Hoggard Viking offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper missed his entire rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals after breaking his leg in a preseason game last August. Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians earlier this week said Cooper needs to shake off the rust. Cooper even admitted his level of play is not where it needs to be. Click the play video icon for a profile and the latest info on the Wilmington resident. Plus, the Burgaw Dixie Belles are rolling in Louisiana! Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:31pm.READ MORE:
The Wilmington Waves 7th grade basketball team captured a national title for travel basketbal in Myrtle Beach. Hoggard football coach Scott Braswell is back in Wilmington. The 2014 baseball season is now over for the Wilmington Sharks. The playoffs will start on Wednesday, but the Sharks won't be included. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:13pm.READ MORE:
The Richmond Kickers came into Friday's USL Pro soccer game at Legion Stadium as the second place team in the league. The Wilmington Hammerheads managed to tie the Kickers in two earlier meetings this season, but unfortunately the Wilmington Hammerheads came up short on Friday night. Plus more! Full story...
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...
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