Wilmington Sharks celebrating 20 years of baseball in the Port City

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Sharks have announced that the team has officially unveiled a new logo to commemorate 20 years of baseball in Wilmington. The logo will be featured on sleeves of Sharks jerseys during the 2017 summer season, which begins on Tuesday, May 30, at Buck Hardee Field at Legion Sports Complex. The 20th season mark […]

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Youth Spotlight: Connor Shaw, 9, Murrayville Elementary School

Connor Shaw flashes his hard ware after bringing home the championship.

Port City Daily’s newest weekly feature showcases the up-and-coming talent in youth sports across the Wilmington area. If you’d like to nominate your child, friend or family member for our Youth Spotlight segment, email Joe Cats at joe@localvoicemedia.com Leading things off is nine-year old Connor Shaw. The Murrayville Elementary School student caught Cats’ attention thanks […]

Wilmington Sports Podcast, Oct. 30-Nov. 5: High School Fall Sports head down the stretch, stories to look for and UNC-Wilmington Athletics

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High School football heads into the final week of the regular season. Local soccer teams, cross-country runners gear up for championships tournaments over the next few days. UNCW Baseball is hosting a developmental academy for young ball players through the month of November. College basketball is just a few weeks away. Area products are also […]

Topsail baseball coach resigns after missing spring season

Coach Gehris shares a huge with Sam Luchansky after winning the state title. Photo by Joe Catenacci

HAMPSTEAD – Topsail High School is looking for someone to lead their baseball program following the resignation of head coach Jonathan “Granville” Gehris. Gehris officially stepped down on Friday of last week after missing the entire 2016 spring season. While the state championship coach was on paid administrative leave since late January, following an arrest […]

L.A. Dodgers agree to one-year deal with former UNCW pitcher

Chris Hatcher. Photo courtesy- Jon Soo Hoo (L.A. Dodgers)

Former UNCW pitcher Chris Hatcher will be back in Los Angeles for the upcoming Major League Baseball season as the Dodgers announced last week that they have avoided arbitration with the right-handed reliever. According to Thomas Harding of MLB.com, the deal was reported to be worth $1.065 million. Hatcher, who turned 31 on Tuesday, went […]