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UNCW grounds crew getting the field ready for UNCW's 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 events. Coaches and student-athletes will be allowed...

Mike Piazza swinging at a pitch in a game for the New York Mets (Photo by Gerald S. Williams)

This day in sports history: September 21, 2001

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor September 21, 2020

WILMINGTON – Ten days after the terror attacks of 9/11, the first professional sporting event in New York took place. Ten days after 9/11, the New York Mets hosted the Atlanta Braves at Shea Stadium....

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers heads for first

Ryan Jeffers continues to make an impact for Twins

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor September 15, 2020

WILMINGTON – Ever since the Twins’ veteran catcher, Mitch Garver, hit the 10-day IL (injured list) back on Aug. 20, former UNC Wilmington standout, Ryan Jeffers, has been providing Minnesota plenty...

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers

Ryan Jeffers hits first major league home run

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor September 8, 2020

WILMINGTON – The Minnesota Twins (26-17) hosted the Detroit Tigers (18-21) on Monday, Sept. 7. Former UNC Wilmington catcher, Ryan Jeffers, handled the duties behind the plate and batted ninth in the...

Kohl Abrams & Riley Davis in the dugout watching warmups before a game.

UNCW Baseball 2020 Photo Gallery

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor August 24, 2020

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers

Ryan Jeffers makes MLB debut

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor August 22, 2020

WILMINGTON – “Groundball base hit!” echoed the Minnesota Twins’ announcer. “And Jeffers, in his first big-league at-bat gets an RBI single.” Ryan Jeffers’ predecessor, Mitch Garver, was...

Jesus Aguilar #24, Brian Anderson #15, Francisco Cervelli #29, and Corey Dickerson #23 of the Miami Marlins react after a three run home run by Anderson in the top of the fifth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 26, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Marlins defeated the Phillies 11-6.

Marlins, Phillies play suspended amid team-wide COVID-19 outbreak

Noah Powers, Sports Editor July 28, 2020
Problems arose after at least 17 members of the Marlins club, including at least 15 players, tested positive for the virus over the last few days.
The UNCW baseball team before its matchup with Bryant on Feb. 15, 2020

UNCW baseball players respond to coronavirus

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor March 25, 2020

WILMINGTON – It was the bottom of the ninth with two runners on base. UNC Wilmington and East Carolina were deadlocked at two apiece as Seahawk catcher Matt Suggs settled into the batter’s box. As...

NC State coach Elliott Avent (right) honors UNCW coach Mark Scalf (left) prior to Tuesday's game at Doak Field on April 30, 2019.

Gallery: Seahawks fall behind to Wolfpack

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor April 30, 2019

STORY: #20 NC State hits four home runs in 11-3 win over UNCW RALEIGH, N.C.-- UNC Wilmington fell victim to multiple long balls against NC State on Tuesday at Doak Field. The Wolfpack honored UNCW...

Pitcher No. 14 Landen Roupp

Seahawk Spectacular: Matt Myers stabilizes pitching staff

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor February 13, 2019

Editor’s note: UNCW baseball opens the 2019 season on Friday against Saint Joseph’s. The Seahawks are fresh off their second Colonial Athletic Association championship in three years and seek their...

Bridges, former Seahawks to speak at banquet

Bridges, former Seahawks to speak at banquet

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor January 11, 2019

With baseball season just over a month away, the time-honored tradition of UNC Wilmington baseball’s Spring Training Banquet is set to take place next week. On Jan. 19, 2019, UNCW baseball will hold...

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