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Ryan Jeffers continues to make an impact for Twins

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers heads for first

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 standout, Ryan Jeffers, has been providing Minnesota plenty of offense in the number nine spot in the lineup. The Raleigh native is hitting .300 after 20 career ...

Ryan Jeffers hits first major league home run

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers

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, handled the duties behind the plate and batted ninth in the lineup. The rookie went 2 for 3 on the day including his first major league home run in the third inning. Jeffers’...

UNCW suspends fall sports

UNC Wilmington

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. 

History retold: “Kick Six”

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.

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 to allow uniform patches in support of social justice

NCAA President Mark Emmert talks during a news conference before the men's basketball NCAA Tournament Final Four on April 4, 2019, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

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.

Marlins, Phillies play suspended amid team-wide COVID-19 outbreak

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.

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.

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...

Matt’s at bat: Relive the historic final moment of UNCW baseball’s 2020 season 

Matt Suggs (15) during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

June 17, 2020

WILMINGTON – The stage was set as Brooks Field glistened under the bright lights on UNC Wilmington’s campus. The night of March 11, 2020 would soon have its own story in the history book of the UNCW-East Carolina rivalry…and Matt Suggs’ signature would be at the bottom of the page.  “We respect the...

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...

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