Local athletes make college hoops contributions

Saadiq Johnson. Photo courtesy- Averett University

Heading through the final month of the regular season, standouts from the Wilmington area continue to contribute on the hardwood for their respective universities and colleges across the country. As the only area athlete competing for a Top 25 Division I program, Kadeem Allen knocked down a key three-pointer with 1:01 left as the shot […]

Seahawks tie school record with win at Northeastern

UNCW tied a school record with its ninth straight win on Saturday. Photo courtesy- UNCW Athletics

Junior guard Chris Flemmings exploded for 23 of his game-high 25 points in the second half and tied a school record for field goal efficiency as UNCW solidified its hold on first place in the Colonial Athletic Association with a 90-73 thumping of defending conference champion Northeastern on Saturday night at Matthews Arena. The Seahawks […]

New Hanover clinches conference crown; Ashley surges late in win over Laney

Acchaeus Fields. Photos courtesy- Rodney Williams

Both crosstown rivalry games in Wilmington came down to the wire on Friday night. The New Hanover boys basketball clinched the Mideastern Conference crown to remain unbeaten in league play following a 40-37 victory over Hoggard. Meanwhile, Ashley trailed most of the game against Laney, but stayed within striking distance to grab a 43-40 road […]

Wilmington Hammerheads continue MLS partnership with NYCFC

Wilmington Hammerheads FC hold two more player combines this month before preseason action. Photo courtesy- Wilmington Hammerheads FC

Wilmington Hammerheads FC  announced its exclusive affiliate partnership with New York City FC of Major League Soccer on Wednesday. After partnering last season, both clubs agreed to sign on for another year. The one-year affiliation agreement focuses primarily on the development of players and providing them with a professional playing environment, while also working together […]

No more sharing: Ingram’s trey gives Seahawks top spot in CAA

Denzel Ingram

HEMPSTEAD, New York – Junior guard Denzel Ingram’s three-pointer on the right wing with four seconds remaining completed a stunning comeback as UNCW took over sole possession of first place in the Colonial Athletic Association standings with a wild 70-67 men’s basketball victory over Hofstra on Thursday night at the Mack Sports Complex. The Seahawks […]

National Signing Day: Local student athletes ink intent to N.C. State, Davidson, Campbell

Hunter Louthan, with his mom, dad, and younger sister, Elli, center.

Student-athletes at local high schools announced their college intentions on Wednesday as part of National Signing Day. While the list is expected to grow over the next several days and weeks through the spring period,  more than a dozen seniors from New Hanover, Hoggard, Ashley, North Brunswick  and Topsail made commitments, including Division I football […]

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