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Gallery: UNCW baseball drops season opener

Cole Weiss (8) tags out Liam Bendo (5) during UNCW's season opener against St. Joseph on Feb. 15, 2019 at Brooks Field.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019

UNC Wilmington baseball snapped its streak of 10 straight Opening Day victories with a 4-2 loss to Saint Joseph's on Friday afternoon at Brooks Field. Junior pitcher Luke Gesell made his sixth career start after appearing in relief all of last season. He pitched a career-high five innings, but the Seahawks...

Seahawk Spectacular: CAA champs reload after talent loss

No. 36 Kep Brown

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Editor’s note: UNCW baseball opens the 2019 season on Friday against Saint Joseph’s. The Seahawks are fresh off their second Colonial Athletic Association championship in three years and seek their sixth conference title in program history. In anticipation of this season, The Seahawk is diving int...

Scalf announces retirement following 2019 season

UNCW head baseball coach Mark Scalf returns for his 27th season with the Seahawks. He spoke with media on Feb. 7 at the team's annual media day.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

February 13, 2019

Longtime UNC Wilmington baseball coach Mark Scalf will retire after the 2019 baseball season. Scalf’s 28th season in the Seahawk’s dugout will be the last for the school’s all-time leader in wins. His record sits at 909-676-1. “It’s been an honor to coach college baseball at my alma mater...

Seahawk Spectacular: Matt Myers stabilizes pitching staff

Pitcher No. 14 Landen Roupp

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2019

Editor’s note: UNCW baseball opens the 2019 season on Friday against Saint Joseph’s. The Seahawks are fresh off their second Colonial Athletic Association championship in three years and seek their sixth conference title in program history. In anticipation of this season, The Seahawk is diving int...

Seahawk Spectacular: Sharpe hopes to bounce-back from injury-shortened season

Seahawk Spectacular: Sharpe hopes to bounce-back from injury-shortened season

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

February 12, 2019

Editor’s note: UNCW baseball opens the 2019 season on Friday against Saint Joseph’s. The Seahawks are fresh off their second Colonial Athletic Association championship in three years and seek their sixth conference title in program history. In anticipation of this season, The Seahawk is diving int...

Seahawk Spectacular: Greg Jones enters draft-eligible sophomore year

Freshman No. 2 Greg Jones of the Seahawks attempts to score versus NC State April 12th, 2018

Austin Chandler, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019

Editor’s note: UNCW baseball opens the 2019 season on Friday against Saint Joseph’s. The Seahawks are fresh off their second Colonial Athletic Association championship in three years and seek their sixth conference title in program history. In anticipation of this season, The Seahawk is diving int...

Carpenter: Red Sox seek fourth World Series title since 2004

Carpenter: Red Sox seek fourth World Series title  since 2004

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Following a 108 win regular season and postseason series wins against the New York Yankees and Houston Astros, the Boston Red Sox will play in baseball’s Fall Classic. This will be the Red Sox fourth trip to the World Series since 2004 and is the fourteenth time in franchise history they have the won...

Soccerhawks return to UNCW Soccer Stadium

Soccerhawks return to UNCW Soccer Stadium

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Both the UNC Wilmington men’s and women’s soccer teams endured a long and rough four weeks away from home. They each had to evacuate the town, set up shop in hotels, and played “home” games at neutral sites. When both flocks of Seahawks finally returned to the Port City for their respective...

NLCS preview: Brewers, Dodgers clash for NL pennant

Manny Machado was the biggest name to move at the trade deadline.

Elijah Mize, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2018

With both the American League Championship and National League Championship matchups set, the top two teams from each League are set to battle for an opportunity to go to the World Series. Each Series will be a best-of-seven matchup to determine each league’s representative in the World Series. This ...

ALCS preview: Houston seeks second consecutive pennant

The Houston Astros celebrate after a 5-1 win against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 of the World Series at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017.

Elijah Mize, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2018

With both the American League Championship and National League Championship matchups set, the top two teams from each League are set to battle for an opportunity to go to the World Series. Each Series will be a best-of-seven matchup to determine each league’s representative in the World Series. This...

UNCW Baseball announces incoming class for 2019

UNCW baseball coach Mark Scalf

Collin Underwood, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

The UNC Wilmington baseball team announced its incoming class for the 2019 season last Friday. The class of 13 includes 11 freshmen and two junior college transfers. The freshman class includes catchers Josh Harvey and Matthew Suggs who will replace catcher Ryan Jeffers (selected in second round of...

UNCW tabs Myers as pitching coach

UNCW tabs Myers as pitching coach

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

August 17, 2018

Former Division I head coach Matt Myers has been selected to take over as UNC Wilmington baseball’s pitching coach. Myers is brought in to replace former pitching coach Matt Williams, following a controversy that led to his dismissal from the program. Myers will receive a base salary of $75,000—$10,000...

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