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Wilmington NC Sports

Reaction on Hammerheads first home win of season + bench clearing scuffle too

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videoDon't look now, but the Wilmington Hammerheads are suddenly one of the hottest teams in USL Pro Soccer. They've won their last two games. Saturday's game against Charleston was a bit chippy, especially in the second half. Jordan Hamilton, on loan from MLS Toronto FC, scored the only goal of the game for Wilmington. We have reaction from head coach David Irving on the win and the scuffle. Full story...
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Saturday sports recap: state titles for CFA, state playoffs for baseball/softball, a Hammerheads win + more

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Cape Fear Academy won state titles in boys tennis and girls soccer on Saturday. Despite a heated scuffle the Wilmington Hammerheads finally found the back of the net at home. The lone goal turned out to be a game winner + high school state playoff scores and more! Full story...
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NFL defensive legend Clyde Simmons remembers coach Miller

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videoHundreds turned out at Saint Mark Saturday to honor the memory of coaching legend Joe Miller. Former NHHS player and NFL defensive legend Clyde Simmons thinks back on a man he says was much more than a coach. Full story...
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UNCW baseball team on a roll, NC State baseball makes it into ACC tourney + more

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videoThe UNCW baseball team is on a roll. The Seahawks are now two games above .500 in the CAA after escaping with a 3-2 win on Friday. With its postseason hopes on the line, NC State rose to the challenge on Friday at Virginia Tech, dropping the Hokies 9-4 in the opener before clinching a spot in the ACC Tournament with a 6-5 win in the nightcap + more! Full story...
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Friday's state playoff recap: Vikings, Pirates & Screaming Eagles + more

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videoIt's been a fairly successful state playoff run this week for the vast majority of our local teams. On Friday we showcased soccer from Hoggard, softball from Ashley and baseball from Topsail. Full story...
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Durham, players settle Duke lacrosse lawsuit

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The city of Durham says it has settled a lawsuit filed by three former Duke University lacrosse players who were falsely accused of raping a stripper eight years ago. Full story...
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Shepard, O'Donnell & Hood; not a law firm, just 3 local baseball players for NC State + more!

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videoChance Shepard, Joe O'Donnell and Nathan Hood all played their high school baseball in SE North Carolina. They're now teammates at NC State. This week the mission is clear for these Wolfpack baseball players; make the ACC Baseball Tournament. If that happens the chips may end up falling later this month for a potential spot in the NCAA Tournament. Full story...
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Funeral arrangements set for coaching great Joe Miller

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videoFuneral arrangements have been set for area coaching legend Joe Miller, who died Tuesday at the age of 70. Full story...
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Wednesday's state playoff recap

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videoWe're right in the middle of the state playoffs. We showcaed action on Wednesday involving South Columbus, Trask and Laney. Check out our scoreboard for results on the other local schools. Plus more, including a surprising result involving the Wilmington Hammerheads FC. Full story...
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Trot Nixon & John Calipari reflect on the passing of football coach Joe Miller

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videoOn Wednesday we sat down with former New Hanover quarterback Trot Nixon to get his thoughts on Joe Miller's unexpected death. The former New Hanover football coach died at home on Tuesday. In this article we're also passing along a statement from Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari. Miller was instrumental in Calipari's decision to play basketball at UNCW several years ago. Full story...
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