Keatts leaving UNCW Seahawks for NC State Wolfpack

Kevin Keatts. Photo courtesy- UNCW sports

RALEIGH – After three years, Kevin Keatts is leaving the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Keatts is heading to lead the Wolfpack at NC State. NC State Director of Athletics Debbie Yow made the announcement on Friday. Related: UNCW names Siddle as interim Head Coach of the Seahawks following Keatts departure In three seasons as coach […]

Virginia edges UNC-Wilmington to end historic season for Seahawks

Devontae Cacok played a big role inside for UNCW on Thursday. Photo courtesy- UNCW sports.

ORLANDO, Florida – Defensive minded Virginia clamped down and used a big run midway through the second half to pull away from No. 12-seeded UNCW, winning 76-71, in the first-round of the NCAA’s Orlando Men’s Basketball Regional early Thursday at the Amway Center. The Cavaliers, 23-10, advanced to Saturday’s second-round game and will play No. 4-seeded […]

Can UNC-Wilmington pull off the upset? Two area standouts on Arizona, North Carolina in March Madness


ORLANDO, Florida – The two-time Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) champion UNCW men’s basketball team tips-off against Virginia out of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. As a 12-seed in the Big Dance, the Seahawks face fifth-seeded Cavaliers in a matchup between two different styles of […]

UNCW women’s basketball season comes to a close in CAA Quarterfinals

WILMINGTON – Redshirt junior forward Jenny DeGraaf scored eight points, but it was not enough as seventh-seeded UNCW dropped a 52-27 decision against second-seeded James Madison in the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Championship at the JMU Convocation Center on Thursday evening. James Madison, the three-time defending CAA champion, improves to 23-7 […]

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Where do the Seahawks land in this year’s NCAA Tournament?

UNCW will find out its fate for this year's NCAA Tournament on Sunday. Photo courtesy- UNCW sports.

WILMINGTON – March Madness is almost here. Selection Sunday is on the horizon following the conclusion of the many conference tournaments going on across the country this week. The UNCW Men’s Basketball Team will learn its partner in the Big Dance during The NCAA Tournament Selection Show on Sunday, which will air from 5:30-6:30 p.m. […]

Nationally sanctioned mountain bike race to kick off in Leland

LELAND — After more than two years of planning, the first NICA race will be held in North Carolina. Over 200 teens are scheduled to attend and race in the inaugural mountain biking series which starts March 11 in Leland. Held at the Brunswick Nature Park on River Road, the race will kick off a […]

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PGA TOUR greats Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott commit to Wells Fargo Championship

Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott both committed to Wells Fargo Championship.  Photo courtesy- PGA TOUR,

WILMINGTON — Tournament officials announced Thursday commitments from two of golf’s greatest players, Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott, for the Wells Fargo Championship scheduled for May at Eagle Point Golf Club. Mickelson, the World Golf Hall of Fame member and winner of 42 career PGA TOUR titles, will be competing in his 14th Wells Fargo Championship. […]

UNCW softball edges Robert Morris in extra inning affair, 3-2

WILMINGTON– Sophomore Rachel Willis drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning as UNCW edged Robert Morris for a 3-2 victory at Boseman Field on Wednesday evening. The Seahawks, who started a 17-game homestand, improved to 10-4-1 on the season while Robert Morris dropped to 3-12. Willis went 1-for-3 with a […]

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