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Jimmy Bass leading UNCW athletics in right direction

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor January 20, 2011

During a 30-minute interview, Jimmy Bass used the word "I" sparingly. Instead, the new UNCW athletic director preferred "we.""We" includes his army of a support staff. From his wife, Sarah, and son, Corey,...

An Athlete’s Perspective: Athletic Compensation

Mat Batts | Staff Writer January 20, 2011

When a high school athlete signs a National Letter of Intent, he or she agrees to a deal that allows the player financial aid in exchange for his or her athletic services to that university.This agreement,...

NFL Commentary: Top seeds beaten, now what

Cam Ellis | Staff Writer January 20, 2011

Numbers don't mean a thing. The NFL has once again given us another surprising round of games in an already surprising season.The top dogs are gone, with both the Patriots and the Falcons losing in their...

Basketball Shorts

Chad Graves | Assistant Sports Editor January 13, 2011

 Men Exceeding ExpectationsWhile most students were busy visiting parents and catching up on sleep, the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team was working to improve their game on the court.The Seahawks...

Breaking Down the MLB Offseason

Mat Batts | Staff Writer January 13, 2011

The 2010 MLB season was one that will not soon be forgotten. "The Year of The Pitcher," as it was affectionately nicknamed, presented baseball fans with seven months of non-stop, suspenseful action. The...

Trevor Deloach: An unlikely hero

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor January 13, 2011

When Trevor Deloach scored the game- winning three-point shot at the buzzer against Georgia State, he ran to press row, leapt on the table and held his hands up in jubilation. Trask Coliseum erupted in...

Party like it’s the NFL Postseason

Cam Ellis | Contributing Writer January 13, 2011

Now that the holidays are over, let the real party begin. America's favorite time of the year, playoff season, is upon us. It's time for the best of the best in the NFL to show what they're worth, to finally...

Looking into my Crystal Ball: Basketball Commentary

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor November 17, 2010

Brett Favre is making headlines off the field, college football fans are starting to gripe about the BCS and so-called experts are predicting how the college basketball season will play out. Yup, just...

Seahawk Winter Viewing Guide

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor November 17, 2010

Men's BasketballLast season:(9-22 overall, 5-14 CAA)Where they compete:Trask ColiseumPlayer to watch:Ahmad Grant. The senior guard finished in the top five on the team in scoring, assists and steals. He...

An Athlete’s Perspective: The 5 worst things about being a student-athlete

Mat Batts | Staff Writer November 10, 2010

 Editor's Note: Mat Batts is a pitcher on the baseball team. The southpaw will be providing a unique athlete's perspective in his articles. Enjoy.Being a student-athlete is one of the most rewarding and...

With controversy behind them, the Seahawks set their sights on season

Chad Graves | Staff Writer November 10, 2010

No one can argue that the UNC-Wilmington women's basketball team has had a controversial preseason.Multiple reports have been published questioning and criticizing the log-rolling incident that occurred...

Buzz Peterson Profile

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor November 3, 2010

Dressed in a collared shirt and khaki shorts, Buzz Peterson looks like a true ex-jock. The UNC-Wilmington men's basketball head coach's massive hands and daunting 6-foot-4-inch frame indicate a once promising...

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