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    BREAKING NEWS: UNCW student arrested on multiple sex crime charges while babysitting

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    Salette Andrews enters race for Wilmington Council

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UNCW Athletics kicks off the 2023-2024 season. (
A UNCW Fall sports preview for the upcoming season
Ryan Wiener, Sports Editor • August 24, 2023

Hello everyone! Welcome back, I hope everybody reading this had a great summer! I wanted  this year’s first article to be something I...

UNCW grounds crew getting the field ready for UNCWs scrimmage.
UNCW announces no fans for spring sports
Zachary Kilby, News Editor • February 4, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW Athletics announced Wednesday afternoon that it will not allow fans to attend home games for any spring sporting...

UNCW during its match against William & Mary on Oct. 4, 2019.
Volleyball set to start Feb. 13
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • January 14, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW women’s volleyball is set to begin the 2021 season on Feb. 13 when they host Davidson. The Saturday doubleheader...

Kep Brown (36) during UNCWs matchup against Coastal Carolina at Brooks Field on March 26, 2019.
56 Seahawk athletes set to graduate
Noah Powers, Sports Editor • May 8, 2020

WILMINGTON — Despite adversity faced due to COVID-19, UNC Wilmington athletes still found the focus to finish the 2019-2020 academic year strong. 14...

Volleyball coach Amy Bambenek during one of her volleyball camps
Bambenek resigns as UNCW volleyball coach
Noah Powers, Sports Editor • January 23, 2020

WILMINGTON — Earlier this week, it was announced that UNCW volleyball head coach Amy Bambenek joined men's basketball coach C.B. McGrath as...

UNCW hosted Towson on Nov. 10, 2019.
Seahawks fall to Towson in Sunday matchup
Erin Howard, Contributing Writer • November 10, 2019

UNC Wilmington (14-14, 4-11 CAA) hosted the second game of its back-to-back, two-day homestand on Sunday in Hanover Hall as the Seahawks faced...

UNCW during its match against Elon on Oct. 6, 2019.
Seahawks snap losing streak, down Phoenix 3-1
Erin Howard, Contributing Writer • October 6, 2019

UNC Wilmington took down Elon (8-9) on Sunday afternoon, to pick up its first conference win of the season. UNCW coach Amy Bambenek said she...

UNCW during its match against William & Mary on Oct. 4, 2019.
Losing streak continues as UNCW falls to William & Mary
Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer • October 4, 2019

The early stages of conference play have proven to be tough for the Seahawks as they dropped their first two matches against JMU and Delaware...

UNCW Volleyball takes on NC A&T on Saturday, Sep. 21, 2019.
Seahawks close out Hampton Inns Classic with win
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...

No. 15 Kendall Bender and no. 5 Madison Peters
UNCW suffers first home loss to Western Carolina
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...

Elena Turnbull (32) during the Seahawks matchup against Tusculum in the UNCW Dig & Dive Beach Classic on March 24, 2019.
Gallery: Beach Volleyball secures win over Tusculum
Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor • March 24, 2019

UNC Wilmington (6-6) took a 5-0 win over Tusculum (4-8) Sunday morning during the UNCW Dig & Dive Beach Classic. The Seahawks went 1-1...

The UNCW volleyball team celebrates
Davis tabbed as Volleyball assistant coach
Brandon Sans, Sports Editor • March 20, 2019

UNC Wilmington volleyball announced an addition to its coaching staff for the upcoming 2019-20 season on Wednesday. Hava Davis joins head...

Finding Marie: Where sports and tragedy intersect
Finding Marie: Where sports and tragedy intersect
Brandon Sans, Sports Editor • February 8, 2019

The biggest goals require the hardest sacrifices and can be shaped by the toughest tragedies. UNC Wilmington senior Jessica McClellan’s...

The UNCW volleyball team celebrates
Gallery: Seahawks down Campbell in home opener
Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor • September 4, 2018

UNC Wilmington volleyball defeated Campbell University in its home opener Tuesday night  

Lott pegged as leader for beach volleyball
Lott pegged as leader for beach volleyball
Cody Critcher, Contributing Writer • March 15, 2018

With the beginning of spring sports seasons, it’s time for the UNC Wilmington volleyball team to transition from the hardwood to the sand. In...

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