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Brett Blizzard’s fantasy factory

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor

April 13, 2011

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On the surface, it appeared that Brett Blizzard had it all.His jersey dangles from the rafters in Trask Coliseum, representing an illustrious college career at UNC Wilmington. The professional basketball realm was also kind to...

What’s next for seniors

Jillian Cruser | Staff Writer

April 7, 2011

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UNC Wilmington senior men's basketball players Ahmad Grant, Darryl Felder and Chad Tomko are officially finished with their careers as Seahawk basketball players. Each player has a different story of how they got into UNCW, their at...

Athletic Training Spotlight: Aldo Plata

Mat Batts | Staff Writer

April 6, 2011

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When the clock strikes 9 a.m., most people in the workforce are settling into their cubicle or office, preparing for a day of paperwork, meetings and staring into the computer screen.This is not the case for Aldo Plata, the ba...

Seven up, seven down

Mat Batts | Staff Writer

April 3, 2011

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The UNC Wilmington women's tennis team trounced UNC Charlotte Sunday afternoon at the UNCW Tennis Complex in a quick-paced match, as the Seahawks swept the 49ers, 7-0.Olga Blank and Angela Sekely set the tone early as they jum...

Love ’em or hate ’em

Mark Powell | Staff Writer

March 31, 2011

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In the sporting world, officials take on the role of the most loved and most hated individuals on the playing surface. In the event of a close call, one team is going to resent the officials, while the other embraces them.No o...

James Madison plays hardball in softball doubleheader

Chad Graves | Assistant Sports Editor

March 26, 2011

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The UNC Wilmington softball team opened up its conference season Saturday afternoon at Boseman Field in a doubleheader against James Madison.The Bulldogs came into the doubleheader ranked first in the CAA and improved their record to 20-9. T...

Remember the Seahawks

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor

March 23, 2011

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The UNC Wilmington women's basketball team made history this season. The Seahawks won a school-record 24 games in Cynthia Cooper-Dyke's first season as head coach and received numerous individual awards along the way.All that...

History in the making

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor

March 16, 2011

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There are 15 banners hanging in the rafters inside Trask Coliseum. Retired jerseys, NCAA Tournament appearances, NIT berths and CAA championships all boast the success of UNC Wilmington basketball.None of them belong to the UNCW women'...

Seahawks find success at home meet

Mark Powell | Staff Writer

March 12, 2011

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Annie Powell and Wil Zahorodny set school records in each of their respective events, while the UNC Wilmington men rolled to a convincing victory in the Seahawk Invitational, Saturday. The UNCW women took second place out of 11...

Not your average group of women

Jillian Cruser | Staff Writer

March 9, 2011

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Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon a group of 23 women gather at the gazebo field on the UNCW campus. What they do there might shock many. For two hours the students on the newly established women's club rugby team, otherwise kn...

All good things must come to an end

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor

March 5, 2011

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Richmond, V.A. | Chad Tomko almost publicly let his emotions take control. Slouched over in a chair in the media room, Tomko bit his quivering lip, struggling to fight back tears. Georgia State had just KO'd the UNC Wilmingto...

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