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Gov. Cooper signs executive order allowing compensation for student-athletes

College athletes in North Carolina will be able to earn money for use of their name, image, and likeness, based on an Executive Order signed by Governor Roy Cooper on Friday.

NCAA clears way for athlete compensation as state laws loom

The move comes just as legislation is set to become law in a dozen states that would allow for that kind of compensation.

Supreme Court rules unanimously against NCAA; Sen. Cullen calls for quick action

Senator Nickel said, “Today’s Supreme Court ruling on college athlete compensation makes it clear the field is shifting in college athletics and North Carolina must act now to remain competitive with the rest of the country."

Ole Miss Women’s Soccer upsets Southern Cal in NCAA Tournament to advance to Sweet 16

Ole Miss used two goals in the final 22 minutes of regulation and three saves by junior goalkeeper Ashley Orkus in the penalty kick shootout to advance past Southern California in the second round of the NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Championship at the UNCW Soccer Stadium on Friday evening.

Ole Miss opens up NCAA tournament in Wilmington with thrilling win over Bowling Green

Junior goalkeeper Ashley Orkus made three saves and sophomore forward Mo O'Connor converted the deciding attempt as Ole Miss advanced in the NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Championship after edging Bowling Green, 4-3, in a penalty kick shootout at the UNCW Soccer Stadium on Tuesday evening.

UNCW to allow a limited number of fans into the NCAA Soccer Tournament

A limited number of tickets will go on sale for the five NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Soccer Championship games at the UNCW Soccer Stadium next week.

UNCW set to host five NCAA Tournament soccer games

The matchups have been set for the five NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Soccer Championship early-round games scheduled next week at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.

UNCW selected as host site for the 2021 NCAA Soccer Championships

Men's and Women's soccer teams from across the national will be headed to the Cape Fear next month. It was announced this week the UNCW soccer complex will be one of the host sites for the 2021 NCAA Tournament. 

‘We’re owed a March’: Hoop fans flock to bet on NCAA tourney

Last year, it was March sadness as the NCAA college basketball tournament got canceled days before it was supposed to start, because of the coronavirus.

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Lane closures scheduled to preserve Brunswick county bridge

N.C. Department of Transportation plans to work to preserve a Brunswick County bridge is scheduled to begin this weekend and last for several months.

Good Shepherd Center prepares to reopen with full meal service and day shelter

Wilmington's Good Shepherd Center prepares to open its Soup Kitchen doors for full-time weekday breakfast and lunch distribution, and the day shelter will also offer services to homeless people in the Cape Fear.

UNCW issued latest Covid-19 requirements

UNCW will temporarily require face coverings in indoor settings. 

Volunteers needed for clean up at Riverfront Park

Cape Fear River Watch and Island Wildlife - Cape Fear Region are partnering together to clean up Riverfront Park at 10 Cowan St. and the surrounding downtown area on Sunday.