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Riegelwood youth baseball team celebrated after World Series win

A youth baseball team was given a hero's welcome home in Riegelwood on Thursday after taking home a big win.

Spearfishing Tournament wraps up in Wrightsville Beach

Congratulations to Chris Slog, who took home first place overall

New Hanover County locals torn on new transgender athletic policy

Tuesday night, the New Hanover County Board of Education passed a new policy allowing middle school student athletes to play on the team aligning with their gender identity.

Coach K speaks out on retirement decision

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski spoke out publicly for the first time Thursday on his decision to retire after the 2021-2022 season.

Local Duke fans react to Coach K’s retirement announcement

The world of college basketball received some big news on Wednesday with Duke University Coach Mike Krzyzewski announcing his retirement.

Hundreds of French sports figures accused of sexual violence

Sixty people have faced criminal proceedings, more than 100 have been temporarily or permanently removed from their posts, and local investigations are under way into other cases.

Fewer brackets but same number plan bets on March Madness

Fewer Americans expect to fill out brackets for the NCAA's college basketball tournament this year, but the overall number of people making bets on March Madness should remain about the same as the last time the tournament was held, according to the gambling industry's national trade association.

Mississippi Senate: Ban transgender athletes on female teams

The Republican-controlled Mississippi Senate has voted to ban transgender athletes from competing in girls’ or women’s sports in the state's schools and universities.

Sports to resume for public high schools this week

After a nearly eight month layoff, sports will return to state public high schools this week.

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Wilmington Police searching for missing teen

The Wilmington Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a missing teen who was last seen getting into an Uber.

‘Moulin Rouge!’ leads Tonys; ‘The Inheritance’ is best play

“Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive 2001 movie, took an insurmountable lead at the Tony Awards, earning nine trophies with the best new musical still up in the air. “The Inheritance” by Matthew Lopez was named the best new play.

Americans win Ryder Cup in a rout, send Europe a message

Steve Stricker hoisted the Ryder Cup, gold and glorious, for all to see. Then, he quickly huddled his young American team together to make sure all 12 players had their hands on it.

US has enough COVID-19 vaccines for boosters, kids’ shots

With more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines available, U.S. health authorities said they're confident there will be enough for both qualified older Americans seeking booster shots and the young children for whom initial vaccines are expected to be approved in the not-too-distant future.