Hundreds compete at annual New Hanover County Special Olympics Spring Games (photos/video)

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WILMINGTON – More than 500 athletes from across New Hanover County competed in the annual Special Olympics Spring Games on Wednesday at the Greene Track and Field Complex on the campus of UNC-Wilmington. Friends, families and more than 300 volunteers cheered on participants in various events throughout the day. “This is a perfect way to […]

“Winning and success is what I know” – UNC-Wilmington new sideline boss C.B. McGrath takes reins

"I've only worked for Coach [Roy] Williams and wouldn't want it any other way. Winning and success is what I know. It's in me. It's in my blood. I can not unlearn what I've been preparing for in the last 23 years. We're gonna win and we're going to win a lot." --- C.B. McGrath

From left-to-right: UNCW Athletics Director, Jimmy Bass; Head Basketball Coach C.B. McGrath; UNCW Chancellor Dr. Zito Satarelli. Photo courtesy- UNCW Athletics.

WILMINGTON – Three days after helping cut down the net following North Carolina’s sixth Men’s Basketball National Championship, new University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) sideline boss C.B. McGrath was in Trask Coliseum Thursday as part of a welcoming celebration with Seahawk nation. While meeting with fans during a well-attended event inside UNCW’s 5,200 […]

Is the education system failing or flourishing? Issues up for debate at UNCW

Winter Park Elementary is one of 11 New Hanover County schools that will open library doors to students this summer. Courtesy photo.

WILMINGTON – As the debate continues from Washington D.C. to Main Street U.S.A. on whether the American education system is failing or flourishing, several issues will be up for discussion this week on the campus of UNC-Wilmington. The Watson College of Education will host a live “NC SPIN” debate featuring four speakers with diverse views about […]

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

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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 […]

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. […]

Possible traffic delays Saturday around UNCW campus for Azalea Triathlon

Listed is the traffic map around UNCW campus for Saturday's Azalea Triathlon.

WILMINGTON — Nearly 600 competitors are registered for the 14th Annual Azalea Sprint Triathlon presented by Carolina Sports Medicine on Saturday, March 11. As part of the North Carolina Triathlon Series, the largest and longest running triathlon series in the United States, this year’s event is comprised of a swim inside the UNCW Natatorium, followed […]

UNC-Wilmington dancing in low country, Hawks punch ticket to NCAA Tournament

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NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina — Make it back-to-back Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championships for the UNC-Wilmington Men’s Basketball Team. The Seahawks caught fire in the second half on Monday night to break away from College of Charleston, securing a 78-69 victory in front of a crowd of 6,342. The win punched a ticket to the […]

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