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Colonial Athletic Association Monday recap

Calvin Shomaker | Copy Editor | @cshomaker12

January 3, 2017

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CAA Monday Recap:Daniel Dixon of William & Mary (7-6, 1-1) drained a deep three before the buzzer in overtime to top Hofstra (9-6, 1-1) for a big road win 95-93. Dixon finished with 25 points while Hofstra sophomore Justin Wri...

Ingram’s five threes lift UNCW passed Elon 79-63 in CAA home opener

Calvin Shomaker | Copy Editor | @cshomaker12

January 3, 2017

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The highest scoring and most efficient offense in the Colonial Athletic Association improved to 2-0 in conference play for the first time in over a decade on Monday as UNC Wilmington downed Elon (8-7, 0-2), 79-63.UNCW (13-2, 2-...

Shield Talk: Pro Bowl selections

Bret Jansen | Contributing Writer | @TheSeahawk

December 27, 2016

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The votes are in and the 2017 Pro Bowl players have been selected. The AFC and NFC both have 43 of their best players ready to compete in the least competitive game in football.This year, the Oakland Raiders lead the league wit...

Shield Talk: Multiple NFL coaches on the hot seat

Brent Jansen | Contributing Writer | @TheSeahawk

December 15, 2016

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As the season comes to a close, many teams are counting the wins they need to make the playoffs. On the other side, though, many teams are asking themselves where they went wrong. As usual, several coaches are in the hot seat an...

From Timid to Tournaments: How a Video Game Changed a Life

Austin Suther | Contributing Writer | @TheSeahawk

December 2, 2016

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Jared Hubbard wakes up at the crack of dawn. The 20-year-old drives four hours across North Carolina and the southern United States to compete. He wins every single match, and takes home money.His uniform is a collared shirt and khak...

Shield Talk: Playoff picture taking shape

Brent Jansen | Contributing Writer | @TheSeahawk

December 2, 2016

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After 12 weeks of football, and with the National Football League playoffs looming around the corner, fans are actively calculating whether their team will have a shot at the Super Bowl come January.The question is: who’s in, w...

Shield Talk: extra points no longer a gimme

Brent Jansen | Contributing Writer | @TheSeahawk

November 26, 2016

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Two years ago, the National Football League decided to move the extra point from the two-yard line to the fifteen-yard line. While this sounds like a simple adjustment, the place kickers throughout the NFL weren’t too happy...

Cacok leads Seahawks in 68-59 win over ETSU

Noah Thomas | Sports Editor | @iNoahT

November 20, 2016

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UNC Wilmington coach Kevin Keatts said before Sunday’s game vs. Eastern Tennessee State that it would be one of the toughest home games for the Seahawks since his time at UNCW began — and for much of the afternoon, that was tr...

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