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2020 Minor League Baseball season cancelled

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.

Cape Fear area baseball players pushing through despite tough times

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has cancelled or postponed spring sports athletes all across the nation, but a group of local ball players won't let it keep them down. 

CDC recommendations push back start of MLB season

It will be at least two more months before the Major League Baseball schedule begins.

MacKenzie Gore makes Spring Training debut for Padres

Whiteville High School graduate and San Diego Padre top prospect MacKenzie Gore made his 2020 Spring Training debut on Thursday afternoon against the Seattle Mariners. 

Former Seahawk Greg Jones named Hudson Valley team MVP

Former UNCW shortstop Greg Jones shined in his first season of minor league baseball. Earlier this week the Hudson Valley Renegades named Jones the team MVP for the 2019 season. 

Trevor Kelley selected as recipient of Lou Gorman Award

BOSTON,MA (WWAY)-- Ashley High School graduate Trevor Kelley continues to get awarded for his play on the field. The Boston Red Sox announced Kelley was the recipient of the 2019 Lou Gorman Award. 

Former UNCW catcher Ryan Jeffers called up to Double-A

Former UNCW catcher Ryan Jeffers continues to climb up the minor league ranks. Jeffers was called up to the Double-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos on Thursday.

New Hanover standout Blake Walston signs with Diamondbacks

The whirlwind of a senior year continued for New Hanover High School standout Blake Walson on Wednesday evening. Walston signed his first professional baseball contract agreeing to a $2.45 million dollar deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks. 

Former Seahawk Casey Golden wins California League home run derby

Former UNCW baseball standout Casey Golden is now a member of the Colorado Rockies organization and showed on Tuesday that he can hit the long ball. Golden participated in the California League All-Star game and won the league's home run derby. 

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BB&T Jambaree cancelled for third year in a row

It's the second year in a row it is cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.