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Three Diamond Hawks selected on the final day of the MLB Draft

A pair of UNCW pitchers, Zarion Sharpe and Justin Crump and an infielder, Cole Weiss, were selected by the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants on Wednesday in the Major League Baseball draft.

Rays pick UNCW’s Greg Jones 22nd overall in MLB Draft

UNCW shortstop Greg Jones made history on Monday night by being the highest Seahawk every drafted. The Tampa Bay Rays selected the sophomore with the 22nd overall pick in the MLB Draft.

Bill Buckner, forever known for October error, dies at 69

Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league history, has died. He was 69.

Fantasy sports regulation advances in North Carolina House

A repeat effort to regulate popular fantasy sports games in North Carolina advanced through a House panel on Wednesday, two years after a similar effort was derailed.

AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

Mike Trout and the Angels are "finalizing" a 12-year, $430 million contract that breaks all kinds of records, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan. 

Harper, Phillies agree to $330M, 13-year deal

Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $330 million, 13-year contract, the largest deal in baseball history, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

Hall of Famer, pioneering manager Frank Robinson dies at 83

Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, died Thursday. He was 83.

Sunday night baseball games an hour earlier in 2019

Baseball players may get a little more sleep when traveling after Sunday night games next year.

Red Sox top Dodgers for 4th World Series title in 15 seasons

Chris Sale's final pitch for this Boston juggernaut triggered a celebration on the Dodger Stadium infield, among thousands of fans who made their way to California — and even outside Fenway Park back home.

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.