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Wilmington Sharks looking to use unpaid rent money to upgrade their facility

After having the entire season cancelled last year, the Wilmington Sharks are set to take the field again on May 27. 

Wilmington Sharks will return to Buck Hardee Field this summer

After missing the 2020 Coastal Plain League (CPL) season due to the pandemic, the Wilmington Sharks are returning to Buck Hardee Field this summer.

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

The baseball great and one-time home run king Hank Aaron has died.

Appeals court sides with baseball team over foul ball injury

A North Carolina appeals court has ruled in favor of a baseball team that was sued after a foul ball struck an 11-year-old girl in the face.

Joe Morgan, driving force of Big Red Machine, dies at 77

The Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan has died.

Trump now says he won’t throw first pitch at Yankees game

President Donald Trump won’t throw out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium next month after all.

2020 Minor League Baseball season cancelled

Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.

Wilmington Sharks announce suspension of 2020 summer season

The Wilmington Sharks have suspended play for the 2020 season as a result of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s announcement on Wednesday, June 24 that the state’s Safer At Home Phase 2 policy will continue for another three weeks.

West Columbus standout Jagger Haynes selected by Padres in MLB Draft

Columbus County has become a hot bed for baseball over the years and now another local kid will have chance to play professionally. West Columbus High School senior Jagger Haynes was drafted on Thursday night in the 5th round of the 2020 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres. 

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New Hanover County elementary students looking forward to full-time in the classroom

Many children enjoyed the sunshine on Friday at Long Leaf Park before heading back to the classroom full time on Monday.

Car accidentally crashes into PTs Grille in Porters Neck

The PTs Grille in Porters Neck is back open after a car crashed into the burger joint earlier this week.

Deputies: Two more people charged in missing Bladen County woman’s murder

Two more people have been charged in the murder of a missing Bladen County woman. 

Dr. Cohen, Rev. Barber get COVID-19 vaccines

The secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Mandy Cohen, and the Rev. William Barber got their COVID-19 vaccines Friday at the PNC Arena mass vaccination clinic in Raleigh.