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Mike Piazza swinging at a pitch in a game for the New York Mets (Photo by Gerald S. Williams)
This day in sports history: September 21, 2001
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • September 21, 2020

WILMINGTON – Ten days after the terror attacks of 9/11, the first professional sporting event in New York took place. Ten days after 9/11,...

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers heads for first
Ryan Jeffers continues to make an impact for Twins
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • September 15, 2020

WILMINGTON – Ever since the Twins’ veteran catcher, Mitch Garver, hit the 10-day IL (injured list) back on Aug. 20, former UNC Wilmington...

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers
Ryan Jeffers hits first major league home run
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • September 8, 2020

WILMINGTON – The Minnesota Twins (26-17) hosted the Detroit Tigers (18-21) on Monday, Sept. 7. Former UNC Wilmington catcher, Ryan Jeffers,...

Kohl Abrams & Riley Davis in the dugout watching warmups before a game.
UNCW Baseball 2020 Photo Gallery
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • August 24, 2020

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UNCW suspends fall sports
Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor • August 11, 2020
Men’s soccer, women’s soccer, volleyball, along with men’s and women’s cross country will continue preparations for the expected start of their seasons in the spring of 2021. 
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall (14) leaves the field as fans celebrate a 59-42 victory against Missouri in the SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
History retold: "Kick Six"
Noah Powers, Sports Editor • August 5, 2020
“This is a tremendous rivalry, a great tradition, great fans, it was a great atmosphere and an opportunity for our team to play out there today."
NCAA President Mark Emmert talks during a news conference before the men
NCAA to allow uniform patches in support of social justice
Noah Powers, Sports Editor • July 30, 2020
The NCAA says it will allow student-athletes in all sports to wear up to two patches on their uniforms.
Jesus Aguilar #24, Brian Anderson #15, Francisco Cervelli #29, and Corey Dickerson #23 of the Miami Marlins react after a three run home run by Anderson in the top of the fifth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 26, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Marlins defeated the Phillies 11-6.
Marlins, Phillies play suspended amid team-wide COVID-19 outbreak
Noah Powers, Sports Editor • July 28, 2020
Problems arose after at least 17 members of the Marlins club, including at least 15 players, tested positive for the virus over the last few days.
Towson quarterback Tom Flacco celebrates after a touchdown against Villanova on Saturday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
CAA votes to suspend 2020 football season
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.
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
How the eyes of a four-year-old boy can see past America’s current issues
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....

Jaylen Sims (30) dribbles up court during UNCW
UNCW, ECU set to resume rivalry in 2020-21 season
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...

Blake Deatherage (11) pitches during UNCW
Brooks Field named site for 2021 CAA tournament
Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor • May 22, 2020

WILMINGTON – Originally, UNC Wilmington was listed to host the 2020 Colonial Athletic Association tournament. However, COVID-19 had different...

Kep Brown (36) during UNCW
56 Seahawk athletes set to graduate
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...

Jajuan Carr
Seahawks add three to 2020-21 roster
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...

Marten Linssen attempts to go up for a shot during UNCW
Linssen enters transfer portal
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....

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