Appalachian State, North Carolina Central, UNC-Wilmington among picks on National Signing Day

Tess Cairney (Appalachian State) and Kaela Groseclose (Barton College) were surrounded by family and friends for Wednesday's announcement.

WILMINGTON – It’s an exciting time for student-athletes across the country as many high school seniors continue the journey of finding their next landing spot following graduation in spring. As part of National Signing Day on Wednesday, seven local standouts announced commitments to various colleges and universities in the Tar Heel State. Leading the list are […]

UPDATE: Local athletes add to growing list of college commits (Hofstra, Palm Beach Atlantic, Appalachian State, Clemson, UNC-Wilmington) w/ photo slideshow


Port City Daily follows the lives of local student-athletes after they graduate as a way to keep up to date on the great things they do on the field and in the classroom after their four years in high school. The list of those going on to the next level continues to grow. After a […]

College report: Dozens of Wilmington area athletes competing in football, make debut in hoops

Ramone Simpson. Photo courtesy- NC Central Athletics.

The final few months of the year is always an exciting time for college sports fans with the football season winding down as the basketball season tips-off. There are dozens of area standouts making contributions on various levels within the college ranks. Port City Daily continues to follow these athletes after high school. New Hanover […]

New Hanover’s Ramone Simpson carries N.C. Central; Laney’s Elijah Wilson receives preseason honors at Coastal Carolina

Elijah Wilson. Photo courtesy-

College standouts from across the area continue to contribute this fall and New Hanover alum Ramone Simpson leads the list this week as the redshirt sophomore carried N.C. Central to a 21-17 victory on Saturday. The college basketball season is also right around the corner and one of our local products received preseason praise this […]