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Second time’s the charm

Chad Graves | Assistant Sports Editor

February 17, 2011

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The UNC Wilmington women's basketball team dominated a crucial conference game against Georgia State Thursday night, defeating the Panthers, 74-49.The last time the two teams met in Atlanta, the Seahawks were upset 76-67. Coming i...

For the love of the game, or money

Ben Brown | Contributing Writer

February 17, 2011

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As the 2010-11 NFL season came to a close with the Packers' 31-25 win over the Steelers in Super Bowl XLV, the focus of the football world shifted to the uncertain future of the league.If the owners of the 32 NFL teams do not re...

Seahawk baseball returns with high expectations

Ryan Brabrand | Contributing Writer

February 16, 2011

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Mark Scalf is entering his 20th season as the UNC Wilmington head baseball coach and is expecting big things from the team this season. The Seahawks are looking to return to the CAA championship game for the third straight ye...

Better luck next year

Cam Ellis | Staff Writer

February 9, 2011

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It seemed almost unfair. The Green Bay Packers, playing in their first Super Bowl since 1997, had gone through so much.They had jumped so many hurdles, dodged so many bullets, that this seemed wrong. During the game, cornerback Cha...

Statistical breakdown of UNCW women’s hoops

Chad Graves | Assistant Sports Editor

February 9, 2011

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  Women's Basketball Last Season This Season (as of Feb. 6) Record 12-19 17-5 Home Record 7-6 9-1 Road Record 3-13 8-4 Neutral Court Record 2-0 0-0 Points Per Game 60.3 69.7 Points Allowed 61.3 62.5 Field Goal Per...

Statistical breakdown of UNCW men’s hoops

Chad Graves | Assistant Sports Editor

February 9, 2011

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  Men's Basketball Last Season This Season (as of Feb. 6) Record 9-22 11-13 Home Record 4-9 9-3 Road Record 4-10 2-10 Neutral Court Record 1-3 0-0 Points Per Game 66.2 63.5 Points Allowed 71.5 66.0 Field Goal Pe...

Seahawks unable to pull off upset

Mark Powell

February 8, 2011

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The ingredients were all there for an upset: home court advantage, a loud student section, and a team riding high on emotions following the death of a teammate's family member. Not to mention it was the UNC Wilmington men's b...

Super Bowl Surprise

Cam Ellis | Staff Writer

February 4, 2011

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No one saw this coming. Don't try to tell me you did. Think back to late summer, the days you spent lounging at the beach, days where your only worry was if that cloud overhead was going to affect your tan, and try and tell me y...

Size doesn’t matter

Mark Powell | Staff Writer

February 3, 2011

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 She may not even come up to the shoulders of most Division I women's basketball players, but CAA opponents have found that handling UNCW freshman point guard Alisha Andrews is one tall task.Andrews has started all 20 games this ...

Talk is cheap, so keep on trash talking: NFL commentary

Chad Graves | Assistant Sports Editor

January 26, 2011

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Trash talking has always been a part of sports.It's hard to imagine an activity where people compete fiercely for the same goal and some foul words are not exchanged at some point.But this postseason the NFL has experienced more...

A hands-on athletic director

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor

January 26, 2011

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 Jimmy Bass' designated seat at the scorer's table is always vacant during basketball games. It's not that he doesn't venture into Trask Coliseum to cheer on the UNCW teams, though.The grey-haired, well-dressed man shuffling ar...

Seahawks have no answer for Huskies

Mat Batts | Staff Writer

January 26, 2011

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 The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team dropped a heart breaker Wednesday night as they fell to conference foe Northeastern, 70-66, in a game that was full of energy.The Seahawks (10-11, 4-6 CAA) battled in the opening minutes o...

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