Long ball lifts UNC-Wilmington baseball to series sweep over VCU

Brian Mims launched his first home run of the season during Saturday's 10-4 win. Photo courtesy- UNCW sports.

WILMINGTON – Senior shortstop Kennard McDowell collected three hits, including his second home run of the season, and drove in three runs as UNCW finished off a three-game sweep of VCU with four home runs in a 10-1 win on Sunday at Brooks Field. The Seahawks are winners of four in a row and five of its […]

Local products on display during N.C. State, UNC-Wilmington ball game


WILMINGTON – Four ballplayers with local ties all played in a role in Wednesday’s midweek tilt between UNC-Wilmington and nationally-ranked N.C. State. Mason Berne (Topsail High School) delivered a three-run shot in the bottom of the eighth, but the late comeback attempt fell short in an 8-5 setback for the Seahawks at Brooks Field. The […]

College Baseball report: Locals enjoy success at the plate, on the mound

Pete Wildeboer. Photo courtesy- Methodist University Athletics.

WILMINGTON – Great weather across most of the region this past weekend allowed several local ballplayers to shine at the college level. Locally, UNC-Wilmington traveled to Oxford, Mississippi and suffered a three-game sweep at the hands of nationally-ranked Ole Miss. The Seahawks (3-3) look to bounce back with a home date against defending College World […]

Topsail’s Mason Berne homers in UNC-Wilmington baseball season opener

Mason Berne launched his first home run of the season in his UNCW debut. Photo courtesy- UNCW sports

WILMINGTON – Behind an 18-hit attack and back-to-back home runs from Mason Berne and Casey Golden, nationally-ranked UNCW opened the 2017 season with a 12-8 win over George Mason on Friday at Brooks Field. Golden, Brian Mims and Nick Feight each had three hits on the game as UNCW jumped to a 9-4 lead it would not relinquish. Six Seahawks […]