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Hurricanes, Preds set to open first-round playoff series

The Carolina Hurricanes and the Nashville Predators begin their Stanley Cup playoff series Monday.

Years in the Making: Hoggard Softball wins first state championship

The last time the Hoggard softball team played for a state championship was 2019, when they fell in a heartbreaking game three to South Caldwell. On Saturday night, in the NCHSAA Class 4A State Championship game the Vikings flipped the script to claim their first title in program history.

Tresvik pitches a one-hitter, Hoggard Softball wins game one of Class 4A State Championship

One run was all the Hoggard High School softball team needed on Friday night to win the first game of the NCHSAA Class 4A State Championship series against East Forsyth, 1-0. 

Schedule set for Hoggard Softball State Championship Series

The Hoggard High School softball team continues to make noise in the NCHSAA Class 4A State Tournament and now they'll have the chance to bring home a state championship this weekend. 

Four UNCW Softball players receive All-CAA honors

UNCW junior catcher Jada Santiago has been named to the All-Colonial Athletic Association Softball First Team in voting by the league's eight head coaches.

Craig Ponder promoted to assistant coach on UNCW Men’s Basketball staff

Director of Basketball Operations Craig Ponder has been elevated to assistant coach, UNCW Head Men's Basketball Coach Takayo Siddle announced today.

Wilmington Sharks single game tickets on sale Thursday

WILMINGTON, NC (News Release) -- Single game tickets to all 35 Wilmington Sharks home games will be available for purchase online at wilmingtonsharks.com at...

Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

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Have you noticed a white dot high in the sky? Many have reported seeing a white object across eastern North Carolina over the last few days.

Space Force commander fired over podcast remarks

The Space Force has relieved an officer of his command after recent comments he made on a podcast criticizing the diversity and inclusion initiatives the military has recently been encouraging. 

U.S. will send 20 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses abroad

President Biden on Monday announced the U.S. will send an additional 20 million doses of approved COVID-19 vaccines to other countries for a total of 80 million doses to other countries by the end of June.

CFPUA expands capacity at Richardson Water Treatment Plant

CFPUA’s Richardson Water Treatment Plant can now treat and distribute an additional 1 million gallons of water per day (MGD), keeping pace with growth in Northern New Hanover County.