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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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Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.

Large Biden/Harris campaign sign knocked over, ‘racist’ spray painted over it

A Brunswick County man says he's put up several Biden/Harris signs along the road, many ending up gone and a large one in Ocean Isle Beach has been vandalized.