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The 2020-2021 high school sports season is still up in the air with the unknown of covid-19, but athletes across the Cape Fear are beginning to prepare should games resume to normal this fall.
Sporting events and schools have been shut down for months now due to covid-19, but something that hasn't slowed down this summer are sports camps. In reality, they are seeing high numbers than usual.
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.
Athletes all across the nation have had their voices heard when it comes to the Black Lives Matter movement, but over the last month the number of athletes has grown. Student-athletes at UNCW are now adding their voices into the mix.
New Hanover County Schools announced on Friday night they will allow athletes to resume limited activity on July 6th at the counties four high schools.
The summer months in the Cape Fear are known for things like beaches and baseball. Unfortunately with an ongoing pandemic there will not be the latter this year for the Wilmington Sharks collegiate baseball team.
The sights and sounds of sports have been missed over the past three months, with the coronavirus shutting down high school sports in mid-March. Now, schools across the state of North Carolina are preparing to get student-athletes back to practice in the coming weeks.
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.
High school sports across the state of North Carolina have been on hold since mid-March due to the coronavirus, but on Monday a step was taken to return to action.