Wilmington Post 10 remains American Legion Baseball stronghold

BradPennington

One of the most well-known American Legion baseball teams within the state is primed for what should be another memorable run this summer. Wilmington Post 10 leads North Carolina with 10 state championships thanks to a laundry list of great ball players from the area, who wore the red, white and blue uniform with pride […]


Diamond Hawk duo in SoCal for USA Baseball national trials

Nick Feight. Photo courtesy UNCW Athletics

The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team welcomed 29 of college baseball’s top underclassmen earlier this week as the squad opened training camp in southern California. Invitees kicked off the trials portion of its schedule with a practice at the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy in Compton. UNCW rising juniors Nick Feight and Brian Mims […]


Area golfers continue to impress over summer tour

Sarah Funderburg. Photo courtesy- Skipper Funderburg.

Wilmington-area golfers continued their summer tour this past weekend as four local standouts finished in the top 10 at the 2016 Carolinas Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis at The Hackler Course held on the campus of Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina. After missing the cut at the North Carolina […]


Help local golf standout get to Costa Rica

Cameryn Smith. Photo courtesy- Cameryn Smith.

Former West Brunswick High School golf standout and Queens University rising sophomore Cameryn Smith is hoping to capitalize on the chance of a lifetime. Coming off a memorable freshman season in which she helped the Queens University women’s golf team win the 2016 South Atlantic Championship, Smith and her teammates received an invite for a unique […]


Familiar face returns to guide Cape Fear Community College women’s basketball

Lori Drake returns to CFCC after a one-year hiatus. Photo courtesy- CFCC Athletics.

Coming off the program’s most successful season in school history, Cape Fear Community College’s Director of Athletics Ryan Mantlo has announced the return of Lori Drake as the head women’s basketball coach moving into the 2016-17 season. Drake, who served as the college’s first women’s basketball coach, returns to the helm after spending one season […]


Hall represents Hampstead, Topsail at USA Baseball Tournament of Stars

Sam Hall. Photo courtesy- Harriet Rice.

Some of the nation’s best high school ballplayers are in Cary this week for the USA Baseball Tournament of Stars presented by Major League Baseball. For the second time in three years, Topsail High School has representation at the event as rising senior Sam Hall received an invite from USA Baseball this spring. USA Baseball […]


High school football teams compete in Powerade 7-on-7 Championship Series at Hoggard

Teams from across the region met at Hoggard on Wednesday. Photos by Joe Catenacci

The official start to the high school football season won’t get underway until August 1, but summer workouts have begun and competition heated up Wednesday at Scott Braswell Stadium during the Powerade 7-on-7 Championship Series at Hoggard High School. Wilmington was stop number four on a two-month, eight-city tour across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. […]


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