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CAA votes to suspend 2020 football season

Towson quarterback Tom Flacco celebrates after a touchdown against Villanova on Saturday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

July 17, 2020

The CAA is one of several conferences opting to abandon football this year in response to the continued threat of the coronavirus pandemic.

Cacok pulls in a pair of NBA G League honors

Devontae Cacok (15) during UNCW's Senior Night matchup with Hofstra on Feb. 16, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

July 1, 2020

In terms of impacts, former UNC Wilmington standout Devontae Cacok cemented a large one during his time in the Port City. Now, he is on track to do the same thing in South Bay as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers’ G League affiliate. It was announced last week that Cacok was the recipient of two...

How the eyes of a four-year-old boy can see past America’s current issues

Left: Bulls guard Coby White handles the ball during a game against the Bucks at the United Center on Oct. 7, 2019. (Armando L. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Right: Photo courtesy of Julie Lawlor

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

June 24, 2020

It was just another day for me. I was on the couch aimlessly scrolling through Twitter, seeing the same hate and violence in almost every post. That was, until I came across a story that had originally been shared on Facebook by Julie Lawlor, a mother of three boys. Julie posted a story about her four-yea...

UNCW, ECU set to resume rivalry in 2020-21 season

Jaylen Sims (30) dribbles up court during UNCW's 95-86 win against East Carolina on Nov. 27, 2018.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

May 23, 2020

WILMINGTON — Along with newly-hired head coach Takayo Siddle, who served as an assistant at UNC Wilmington before leaving after the 2016-17 season, the Seahawk men’s basketball team is bringing back one of its several rivalries. After a one-season hiatus, UNCW is once again set to face East Carolina...

56 Seahawk athletes set to graduate

Kep Brown (36) during UNCW's matchup against Coastal Carolina at Brooks Field on March 26, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

May 8, 2020

WILMINGTON — Despite adversity faced due to COVID-19, UNC Wilmington athletes still found the focus to finish the 2019-2020 academic year strong. 14 of UNCW's 18 athletic teams boast at least one graduate on their roster. The swimming & diving teams harbor the most with 14 — seven on both...

Seahawks add three to 2020-21 roster

Jajuan Carr

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

April 25, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington head coach Takayo Siddle has been hot on the recruiting trail since his tenure in the Port City began on March 13. Recruiting has been key for the Seahawk program since the loss of point guard Kai Toews last season and the transfer of Marten Linssen a few weeks ago. In...

Linssen enters transfer portal

Marten Linssen attempts to go up for a shot during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

April 11, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington's Marten Linssen has announced that he plans to enter the NCAA transfer portal heading into next season's action. The sophomore averaged 10.5 points and 4.6 rebounds per game — third best on the team in both categories. Former interim head coach Rob Burke placed much...

Jajuan Carr commits to UNCW

Jajuan Carr

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 29, 2020

WILMINGTON — After much consideration of the offers forwarded to him, Pender High School's Jajuan Carr seriously considered sitting out a year of college basketball while attending prep school. That was before UNC Wilmington's new head coach Takayo Siddle extended an offer his way. The senior point...

Siddle named UNCW men’s basketball head coach

Takayo Siddle

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

WILMINGTON — The UNC Wilmington men’s basketball program has named N.C. State assistant Takayo Siddle head coach of the program following the Seahawks’ 10-22 finish to the 2019-2020 season. Siddle served as an assistant under former UNCW head coach Kevin Keatts during his time in the Port City...

2020 NCAA Tournament to be played without fans in attendance


A view of the empty AmericanAirlines Arena before the start of an NBA basketball regular season game between the Miami Heat and the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Miami. The Golden State Warriors announced Wednesday they will play games without fans in their San Francisco arena because of the coronavirus.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

Update: Since this article was published, the NBA suspended its season after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert preliminary tested positive for coronavirus.  COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus, has led to an executive decision from NCAA President Mark Emmert to play the 2020 NCAA Tournament ...

UNCW downed by Drexel in CAA tournament

Marten Linssen attempts to go up for a shot during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 8, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. — UNC Wilmington’s hopes of running the table were cut short on Saturday night following a 66-55 loss to Drexel (14-19, 6-12 Colonial Athletic Association) on Saturday evening in the first round of the 2020 CAA tournament. The Seahawks (10-22, 5-13 CAA) had high hopes heading into...

Phillips earns CAA rookie honors for third time

Shykeim Phillips goes in for a layup during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

WILMINGTON – Point guard Shykeim Phillips wrangled in Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honors for the third time this season.   The freshman put up an average 16 points, four and a half rebounds and four assists in a 1-1 finish last week. The Seahawks handled Drexel with ...

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