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Laney Wrestling rolls over Hoggard in dual action

The Laney Buccaneers recorded six pins on Friday night on their way to the 71-12 win over the Hoggard Vikings in Mideastern Conference action. The Bucs remain undefeated within the conference. 

UNCW Athletics set to begin Summer Coaches Tour

The UNCW Seahawk Club is partnering with the UNCW Alumni Association to launch a Summer Social Coaches Tour. The first of four stops in the Wilmington area will be on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Flytrap Brewing, 319 Walnut St., in downtown Wilmington.

Former Ashley standout Alex Highsmith to hold youth football camp

Former Ashley High School football standout Alex Smith is shining at the next level as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Now, he's giving back to his community with a camp for the next generation of players.

Big inning leads Wilmington Sharks past Morehead City

The Wilmington Sharks scored six runs in the 2nd inning on Thursday night, as they took it to the Morehead City Marlins, 8-0. The victory is the Sharks first of the season. 

Shining in the Classroom, Jacob Evans named to Academic All-District team

UNCW senior midfielder Jacob Evans has been named as a First-Team selection on the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 3 Men's Soccer Team.

Stellar season earns McShea Ping All-Region honors

Blake McShea, the Colonial Athletic Association's Golfer of the Year, added to his senior season accolades by being named to the Ping Division I All-Region East team by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

Ashley standout Saniya Rivers named Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year

In its 36th year of honoring the nation’s most elite high school athletes, Gatorade today announced Saniya Rivers of Eugene Ashley High School in Wilmington, N.C. is the 2020-21 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. 

UNCW Baseball comes up just short in the quest for CAA Championship

Max Viera's one-out home run in the bottom of the 10th inning gave Northeastern an 11-10 win and its first Colonial Athletic Association baseball championship on Sunday at Brooks Field.

UNCW Baseball falls in extra innings to Northeastern

Northeastern forced an 11th game in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament championship on Saturday with a 7-5 win in 10 innings over UNCW at Brooks Field.

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Some struggle with Myrtle Beach heat, while Midwesterners want to move here because of it

Whether they knew it or not, vacationers in downtown Myrtle Beach braved the area’s hottest day of 2021 Friday, with a heat index expected to reach 110.

After board member tests positive for Covid-19, New Hanover school board to meet virtually

The release didn't say which board member tested positive or who had potentially been exposed.

Distress Bandannas being sold to help raise funds for teen driver safety talks

Teen driver safety is a big concern for many parents of new drivers around the Cape Fear. One organization is setting out to tackle the issue and raise awareness for the cause. 

Pair tried to rob someone at knifepoint in Myrtle Beach, police say

Two people allegedly tried to rob someone at knifepoint Friday in Myrtle Beach, according to warrants.