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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...

Rendleman leads Seahawks to win over Towson

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor

January 23, 2011

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Keith Rendleman prefers the normal 7 p.m. tip-offs. Saturday night, the UNC Wilmington men's basketball game against Towson was moved to a 9 p.m. start because it was a televised event."To me, it was a really long day," Rendle...

Jimmy Bass leading UNCW athletics in right direction

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor

January 20, 2011

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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, to the UNCW campus c...

An Athlete’s Perspective: Athletic Compensation

Mat Batts | Staff Writer

January 20, 2011

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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, however, is in no way...

NFL Commentary: Top seeds beaten, now what

Cam Ellis | Staff Writer

January 20, 2011

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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 own house. Not since t...

Basketball Shorts

Chad Graves | Assistant Sports Editor

January 13, 2011

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 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 have surpassed expectat...

Breaking Down the MLB Offseason

Mat Batts | Staff Writer

January 13, 2011

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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 excitement did not end with t...

Trevor Deloach: An unlikely hero

Tyler Heffernan | Sports Editor

January 13, 2011

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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 cheers, celebrating Deloac...

Party like it’s the NFL Postseason

Cam Ellis | Contributing Writer

January 13, 2011

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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 achieve the greatn...

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