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On Monday night the Wilmington Sharks five game winning streak was snapped. The Sharks offense never showed up. .... On Monday we checked out the home team Leland squad in the Dixie Youth state championship tournament that's being played in Leland this week... The non-conference schedule is out for Buzz Peterson's UNCW men's basketball team.... Plus more!
On Thursday night our sports coverage featured the NBA Draft. The Charlotte Bobcats decided to keep the overall #2 pick. In a bit of a surprise the Bobcats selected Kentucky forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. On Thursday Wilmington swimmer Cari Blalock completed her week at the US Olympic Trials. She didn't make Team USA, but Blalock had a great week in the pool. Plus, we found out there's an opening for an athletic director at a high school in Columbus County.
On Wednesday night we featured championship day at the Fred Lynch Invitational Basketball Tournament in New Hanover County. Cari Blalock's third attempt this week at the US Olympic Trials came up a bit short, but Blalock is having a great week in the pool nonetheless. Plus, one of the Wilmington Hammerheads best players is staying until the end of the season
"Not one, not two, not three, not four, not five, not six and not seven." For LeBron James and the Miami Heat it's now one down and seven to go. Miami defeated Oklahoma City in game five of the NBA Finals on Thursday to claim the first title in the James, Wade, Bosh "Big 3 Era".
Team owner Michael Jordan did not attend the news conference, but the Bobcats still have a new head coach. St. John's assistant coach Mike Dunlap was introduced on Wednesday as the new head coach of the NBA Charlotte Bobcats.
Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall will enter the NBA draft. Their collegiate careers ended last week at the Midwest Regional against Kansas.
Whiteville native Chris Wilcox played in 28 games for the Boston Celtics this season. In fact he started four games, but Wilcox recently played his last game of the season. Wilcox will undergo heart surgery later this month to repair an enlarged aorta.