Brunson lands Twitter nemesis for next UFC bout

Derek Brunson trains locally at Port City Sports Performance (PCSP). Photo courtesy- Zach & Sana Photography

Wilmington native Derek Brunson is back in the gym after being scratched from the UFC 200 card this July and the up-and-coming superstar in the octagon has found his next opponent. After months of trash talking through social media, Brunson will finally get a chance to meet Uriah Hall as part of a co-main event […]


Hammerheads snag stoppage-time equalizer in Orlando

Wilmington grabbed a 2-2 draw in Orlando on Sunday. Photo courtesy- Orlando City B

When it looked like an equalizer was not in the cards for Wilmington Hammerheads FC, Liam Miller came through with a massive score in stoppage time to give the visitors from the Port City a 2-2 draw against Orlando City on Sunday night. Playing down a man for nearly 40 minutes after Bruno Perone received […]


UNCW baseball puts up big numbers, Diamond Hawks continue to represent

Steven Linkous. Photo courtesy- UNCW sports

With the college baseball season in the books following an amazing run by Coastal Carolina University to claim the school’s first national championship, the UNCW program is coming off another impressive season as Steven Linkous and Nick Feight finished atop the NCAA statistical leaders. Linkous, who started all 60 games in the leadoff spot in the […]


Former CFCC basketball player Tyrek Coger dies suddenly

Tyrek Coger. Photo courtesy- Sea Devil Athletics.

Tyrek Coger, an Oklahoma State University basketball player who recently transferred from Cape Fear Community College, died suddenly Thursday evening. According to a statement from the school in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Coger collapsed following a team workout yesterday afternoon and was taken to Stillwater Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 6:23 p.m Central Daylight […]


Cape Fear Community College soccer teams will play at Legion Stadium

Legion Stadium will host all CFCC home games this soccer season. Photo courtesy- CFCC Athletics.

The Cape Fear Community College men’s and women’s soccer programs will play their 2016 home games at Legion Stadium along Carolina Beach Road in the heart of Wilmington. “We are thrilled to partner with the city,” said CFCC Director of Athletics Ryan Mantlo. “They have been great to work with and it’s a terrific partnership […]


Hoggard, N. Brunswick football players to play in N.C. East/West All-Star Game

Hunter Louthan.

A pair of college-bound football players from the area will have the opportunity to represent their high schools one more time after being selected to the prestigious North Carolina East-West All-Star Game set for Wednesday, July 20 at Robert B. Jamieson Stadium in Greensboro. Davidson College-bound Hunter Louthan and UNC-Pembroke signee Jordan Howard will take […]


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