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Seahawks close out first weekend of conference play with a win

UNCW women's soccer pregame vs. Northeastern on Sep. 29, 2019

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2019

Alumni of the 2009 UNC Wilmington women’s soccer team had two reasons to celebrate Sunday afternoon. The former players returned to UNCW Soccer Stadium in honor of the 10-year-anniversary of their championship season, and they got to watch the Seahawks get a win of their own, defeating Northeastern 2-0 in...

Seahawks pick up win in home opener over Northeastern

Mason Schuster (8) takes on a Northeastern defender during UNCW's matchup with the Huskies on Sep. 28, 2019.

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2019

Phillip Goodrum pushed UNC Wilmington ahead 1-0 midway through the first half from a Jacob Evans' assist. The Seahawks never looked back as they gave the crowd something to cheer about by capturing their first home win of 2019 in a 3-1 victory over Northeastern (5-3-1) on Saturday. “It was time...

Gallery: Men’s basketball holds first official practice

Kai Toews guards Shykeim Phillips during UNCW's first official practice of the 2019-20 season on Sep. 26, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

UNC Wilmington men's basketball kicked off college hoops season in the Port City with its first official practice of the 2019-20 campaign.

College football blitz: Week 4 recap


Ohio State wide receiver Austin Mack (11) celebrates after a play against Miami (Ohio) during a 76-5 romp for the Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on September 21, 2019. Nebraska will provide a much stiffer test in Week 5, but fifth-ranked Ohio State is still a 17 1/2-point favorite on the road.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

September 25, 2019

Four weeks into college football and while a lot of teams are starting to feel the heat, some are sitting at the top of mountain. Appalachian State @ North Carolina Speaking of mountains, one of the bigger headlines coming out of this weekend was Appalachian State (3-0) knocking off a, now, luk...

‘Icehawks’ pick up first win of season

'Icehawks' pick up first win of season

Yv Scarlett Maciel, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2019

Editor's note: In game two of last weekend's double-header, UNC Wilmington fell 5-1 to Virginia Tech. To kick off Family Weekend at UNCW, what did everyone do to avoid their parents grilling them with questions? They watched the ‘Icehawks’ in action of course!  The Wilmington Icehouse was packed w...

Battle by the Beach: A win, a loss and one proud coach

Audrey Harding (18)

Madelyn Waugh, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2019

Editor’s note: UNCW junior forward Audrey Harding received a share of the Colonial Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week award following her performance over the weekend. Harding had two goals against Middle Tennessee — her second two-goal game of the season, as well as two assists.   ...

Seahawks close out Hampton Inns Classic with win

UNCW Volleyball takes on NC A&T on Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019.

Erin Howard, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2019

The Seahawks closed out the annual UNCW Hampton Inns Classic on Saturday with a dominant 3-0 win against North Carolina A&T.  The Seahawks got off to a slow start coming off their loss to Western Carolina earlier in the day. They trailed for much of the first set but were able to turn things aroun...

UNCW suffers first home loss to Western Carolina

No. 15 Kendall Bender and no. 5 Madison Peters

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2019

Just as fall weather starts to be felt outside in Wilmington, N.C., the heat remained on the Seahawks inside of Trask Coliseum on Saturday as they took on Western Carolina. UNC Wilmington followed up Friday’s win against Drake with a hard loss to the Catamounts. This marks the Seahawks’ first ho...

Kentucky coach John Calipari speaks at tip-off dinner

John Calipari speaks with media personnel before the 2019 Men's Basketball Tip-off dinner on Sep. 19, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

September 19, 2019

UNC Wilmington men’s basketball hosted its fourth annual tip-off dinner Thursday night at the campus’ Burney Center. Each year has featured a big-name keynote speaker to close out the banquet. ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg spoke at the 2016 dinner, while North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and...

College football blitz: Week 3 recap

Michigan State running back Elijah Collins (24) runs for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against Arizona State.

September 18, 2019

A slow week three slate of games made for some football that was hard to watch at times. However, a football fan as dedicated as I am can sit through the slowest of bouts. And believe me when I tell you, this weekend was full of them.   We had ranked teams playing unranked opponents and unranked t...

College football blitz: Week 2 recap

Texas wide receiver Collin Johnson (9) can't complete a catch as LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. (24) defends during an NCAA football game on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Austin, Texas.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

Week two of college football’s 150th season is in the books and following this weekend’s madness, there are a few new faces on the come up. For starters, we saw Army nearly take down a 7th-ranked Michigan squad in Ann Arbor, Maryland topple no. 21 Syracuse by 43 points and Mack Brown’s Tar Heel...

College football blitz: Week 1 recap

JaTarvius Whitlow runs in the first half.nAuburn vs Oregon on Saturday Aug. 31 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

September 3, 2019

After what many would call a chaotic first weekend, it is apparent we have entered the belly of the beast that is college football. We had football on TV from Thursday to Monday, and in that four-day stretch we saw a lot of ups, a lot of downs and a mashup of bedlam that reminded us all why we look forward...

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