UNCW hoops moves to 4-0 after road win at East Tennessee State

Chris Flemmings.

Junior forward Chris Flemmings paced five players in double figures with 18 points as UNCW stayed perfect in 2015-16 with a convincing 94-73 victory over  East Tennessee State Saturday in a non-conference men’s basketball game at the Freedom Hall Civic Center. The Seahawks, making their road debut in 2015-16, bolted out of the gate early and thoroughly […]

Late jumper lifts UNCW women’s hoops over Jacksonville

Shatia Cole. Photo courtesy- UNCW sports

Senior guard Shatia Cole made a jumper with 6.5 seconds remaining in regulation as UNCW rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit to edge Jacksonville 51-49 at the UNCW Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Classic at Trask Coliseum on Friday afternoon. The win elevated the Seahawks’ record to 2-1, while the Dolphins dropped to 2-3 on the season. Cole […]

Laney Hoop Feast brings Division I prospects to Port City

Laney Hoops Feast gets underway on Friday morning.

As the high school basketball season gets into full swing following Thanksgiving, some premiere talent from across the Carolinas, Virginia and Maryland will be in the Port City during the holiday weekend for Laney High School’s Hoop Feast, presented by BIG SHOTS. BIG SHOTS is one of the nation’s premier exposure companies, providing athletes the […]

Local products earn All-Academic honors at Catawba, guide Lenoir-Rhyne volleyball to NCAA Tournament

Gary Williams, top and Mike Sheehan excel on and off the field at Catawba. Photo courtesy- Catawba Athletics

Catawba placed two players on the 2015 Academic All-Super Region 2 Football Team, which are selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Junior quarterback Mike Sheehan (Wilmington, N.C./Laney HS) and senior wide receiver Gary Williams (Southport, N.C./S. Brunswick HS) were among 23 players selected to the team. Sheehan has a 3.97 GPA, while majoring in business.  He […]

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