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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 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.
A view of the empty AmericanAirlines Arena before the start of an NBA basketball regular season game between the Miami Heat and the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Miami. The Golden State Warriors announced Wednesday they will play games without fans in their San Francisco arena because of the coronavirus.

2020 NCAA Tournament to be played without fans in attendance

Noah Powers, Sports Editor March 11, 2020

Update: Since this article was published, the NBA suspended its season after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert preliminary tested positive for coronavirus.  COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus,...

MLB preview: Five storylines plus Carpenter's predictions

MLB preview: Five storylines plus Carpenter’s predictions

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer March 27, 2019

America’s national pastime is back once again. Starting Thursday, 30 MLB teams will battle in a grueling 162 game regular season to earn a trip to the postseason and a chance to win the World Series....

Freshman No. 2 Greg Jones of the Seahawks attempts to score versus NC State April 12th, 2018

Seahawk Spectacular: Greg Jones enters draft-eligible sophomore year

Austin Chandler, Contributing Writer February 11, 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...

MLB female umpire Jen Pawol working at a Detroit Tigers game in 2018.

The SheHawk: MLB is lacking in female employees

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor October 15, 2018

Major League Baseball's (MLB) postseason is upon us, as is the excitement that surrounds it as thousands of fans — myself included — are glued to their televisions in anticipation of cheering on...

San Francisco Giants GM, Senior VP Bobby Evans to speak at baseball banquet

San Francisco Giants GM, Senior VP Bobby Evans to speak at baseball banquet

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer November 28, 2017

The UNC Wilmington baseball team announced that Bobby Evans will be the keynote speaker at the team’s annual Spring Training Banquet in late January. Evans is the current general manager and senior...

Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish reacts after striking out Diamondbacks batter J.D. Martinez to end the fourth inning in Game 3 of the NLDS at Chase Field Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 in Phoenix, Ariz. The Dodgers won 3-1.

Navigating free agency in the 2017 MLB offseason

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer November 19, 2017

The 2017 baseball offseason is here. After one of the greatest World Series of all time, teams are now able to negotiate with the next collection of talent in free agency. But where will some of these...

Opening Day logo. MLB 2017

MLB’s opens season with same faces in different places

Kristen Burgess, Contributing Writer April 3, 2017
Opening Day for Major League Baseball took place Sunday, April 2, with a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays over the New York Yankees.
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