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Record-tying 6 Seahawks picked in MLB Draft

UNCW seniors Austin Easter and Mason Berne became the fifth and sixth Seahawks to be selected when they heard their names called on Wednesday during the Major League Baseball Draft.

4 Seahawks picked in first 10 rounds of MLB Draft

UNCW saw three more players selected in the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday as Austin Warren, Alex Royalty and Clark Cota were tabbed bringing UNCW’s total of draft picks to four in the first 10 rounds.

UNCW’s Ryan Jeffers tabbed by Twins in second round of MLB draft

UNCW junior catcher Ryan Jeffers was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the second round of the Major League Baseball draft Tuesday.

MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks

Major League Baseball imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018.

Gurriel banned 5 games in 2018 for racist gesture at Darvish

Yuli Gurriel of the Houston Astros has been suspended for five games next season for making a racist gesture at Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish during the World Series.

Whiteville’s MacKenzie Gore named Gatorade’s Male Athlete of the Year

A local baseball pitcher just brought home another award to add to his list.

MacKenzie Gore on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine

Recent Whiteville High School graduate and baseball pitcher MacKenzie Gore is unstoppable.

Report: Jordan joining Jeter group in bid to buy Miami Marlins

Michael Jordan already owns a NBA franchise, but it looks like he soon could make another move back toward the baseball diamond.

Wilmington widow’s Willie Stargell auction fetches $480,000

An auction of memorabilia owned by late baseball great Willie Stargell raked in nearly half a million dollars.

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Kidder Street Shooting: Multiple people fired 20+ shots as partygoers celebrated birthday

The Wilmington Police Department has released more details on a shooting that left three people dead and four others hurt in early April.

Gov. Cooper lifts capacity & social distancing rules, and most mask mandates

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday announced that the state is completely lifting all mandatory capacity, gathering limits and social distancing requirements, effective immediately.