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County approves plan for Buck Hardee Field improvements

Without a word of discussion, Wilmington's Buck Hardee Field got one step closer to getting a makeover this morning during the New Hanover County Commission meeting.

College football returns to Wilmington Saturday

video College football returns to the Port City this weekend. The Cape Fear Classic is returning after a 15-year break.

Hanover Kennel Club hosting 2-day dog show in October

The Hanover Kennel Club, Inc will hold its 106th & 107th annual AKC licensed all-breed dog shows in Wilmington on Saturday & Sunday, October 12-13, 2013 at Legion Stadium. Approximately 500 dogs will compete for the coveted Best in Show prize, which is a donation to the local Humane Society in the name of the dog’s owner.

Historic Wilmington Foundation honors Legion Stadium’s legacy

videoLegion Stadium is this year's winner of the James and Rosalie Carr Memorial Plaque given by the Historic Wilmington Foundation.

Anti-ballpark petition has other teams worried

video At closer look, the petition against a taxpayer-funded ballpark is raising some eyebrows. City leaders say the petition, could affect established area teams, and those teams are worried, too.

ONLY ON 3: Organizers respond to criticism of ballpark petition language

The battle over plans for a ballpark in Wilmington continue to heat up. Yesterday, a group against using tax money to build a stadium in the Port City submitted a petition with about 4,000 signatures. If the Board of Elections verifies enough of the signatures, the City Council would have to accept the language of the petition as an ordinance or put it up for a public vote.

Special Olympics shoots and scores

video Although the Wilmington Hammerheads season is over there is still soccer going on around Legion Stadium. Athletes with special needs gathered Saturday enjoying team comrodery, friendship and even a little soccer.

Legion Stadium will get new turf and become the home stadium for the Hammerheads

Wilmington City Council made some big decisions in the world of New Hanover County sports on Tuesday.

Why buy artificial turf for Legion Stadium now?

video A million-dollar makeover. Legion Stadium is about to kiss its grass goodbye, and taxpayers will pick up the tab for artificial turf. With the economy still in trouble, why now?

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