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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

Coastal Christian keeping a championship mentality through Covid-19

Coastal Christian High School was shut down on October 6th due to covid-19, but their student-athletes aren't using that as an excuse as they prepare to make a deep run in the state playoffs. 

Golf remains a constant for high school athletes through pandemic

The sports world has been hit hard by the covid-19 pandemic, but golf is one sport that stayed strong through it all. It's brought a sense of normalcy to high school golfers all across the Cape Fear. 

A Story of Resilience: Devontae Cacok’s journey from UNCW to an NBA title

Just a few years ago, former UNCW men's basketball player Devonate Cacok was suiting in the Seahawk colors. Now, the Georgia native is a world champion with the Los Angeles Lakers. 

New faces leading UNCW Men’s Basketball towards fresh start in 2020

As we head into October that means college basketball is just over a month away. Under first year head coach Takayo Siddle, the UNCW Men's Basketball is looking for a bounce back year. 

Wilmington Hammerheads to hold ‘Outreach thru COVID’ game

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted everyone differently , often through problems with community outreach. The Wilmington Hammerheads Youth Soccer organization is trying to bring a little bit of that back this Friday.

UNCW Student-Athlete Advisory Committee works to raise voter awareness

The 2020 general election is now just over a month away. At UNCW, student-athletes are coming together to increase voter registration and awareness within their peers.  

Heide Trask soccer standout signs letter of intent

The coronavirus pandemic has been tough on high school athletes around the country. Today, however, there was reason to celebrate for one local athlete in the Cape Fear. 

Local runner completes virtual Boston Marathon at Wrightsville Beach

We may be a long way from Boston, but that doesn't mean we can't be part of the world famous Boston Marathon. It was canceled this year because of the coronavirus, but one Cape Fear area man didn't let that stop him from taking part. 

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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Local experts weigh in ahead of second and final presidential debate

The stage is set for the second and final presidential debate Thursday night.

State urges New Hanover County to further enforce Covid restrictions

Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.