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Brian Tolefree during UNCW's matchup vs St. Andrews on Dec. 9, 2020.

Seahawks blowout Knights in home opener

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor December 10, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNCW (3-2) completed their season opener on Wednesday night with a 50-point blowout victory over St. Andrews (1-3). The 116-66 triumph gives Takayo Siddle his first win inside of Trask Coliseum...

Jake Boggs attempts to grab a rebound during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.

UNCW to play in Asheville’s MTE tournament

Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor November 2, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington’s men’s basketball team will take part in the Mako Medical Asheville Classic on Nov. 27-28, 2020, at UNC Asheville's Kimmel Arena. The Seahawks will be joined by Troy,...

Towson quarterback Tom Flacco celebrates after a touchdown against Villanova on Saturday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

CAA votes to suspend 2020 football season

Noah Powers, Sports Editor July 17, 2020
The CAA is one of several conferences opting to abandon football this year in response to the continued threat of the coronavirus pandemic.
Matt Suggs (15) during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.

Matt’s at-bat: Relive the historic final moment of UNCW baseball’s 2020 season 

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor June 17, 2020

WILMINGTON – The stage was set as Brooks Field glistened under the bright lights on UNC Wilmington’s campus. The night of March 11, 2020 would soon have its own story in the history book of the UNCW-East...

Jaylen Sims (30) dribbles up court during UNCW's 95-86 win against East Carolina on Nov. 27, 2018.

UNCW, ECU set to resume rivalry in 2020-21 season

Noah Powers, Sports Editor May 23, 2020

WILMINGTON — Along with newly-hired head coach Takayo Siddle, who served as an assistant at UNC Wilmington before leaving after the 2016-17 season, the Seahawk men’s basketball team is bringing back...

Blake Deatherage (11) pitches during UNCW's matchup against Valparaiso at Brooks Field on March 3, 2019.

Brooks Field named site for 2021 CAA tournament

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor May 22, 2020

WILMINGTON – Originally, UNC Wilmington was listed to host the 2020 Colonial Athletic Association tournament. However, COVID-19 had different plans. The tournament was scheduled to begin May 20 before...

UNCW interim head coach Rob Burke talks to Jaylen Sims on the sideline during the Seahawks' matchup with Hofstra on Jan. 16, 2020

Rob Burke: The solution for UNCW basketball?

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor January 30, 2020

WILMINGTON – Interim head coach Rob Burke may be turning the tide for UNC Wilmington basketball this season, as the Seahawks (7-15, 2-7 CAA) have gone 2-1 under Burke’s command and look to build on...

UNCW head coach C.B. McGrath

UNCW men’s basketball releases coach C.B. McGrath

Noah Powers, Sports Editor January 13, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington men’s basketball made the decision to part ways with head coach C.B. McGrath on Monday.  It was announced Monday, per release from UNCW Director of Athletics Jimmy Bass,...

Devontae Cacok (15) attempts to drive in for a layup

2020 vision: The top-10 teams of the last decade

Noah Powers, Sports Editor December 31, 2019

The 2010s were an absolute rollercoaster for UNC Wilmington athletics. Seahawk fans saw highs, lows, conference championships and single-digit-win seasons. That, however, is the nature of the beast for...

Kai Toews

A tale of two halves: Seahawks lose big at home against 49ers

Zachary Kilby, Contributing Writer December 7, 2019

WILMINGTON – After a disappointing trip out west, UNC Wilmington’s (5-6) return home was nothing to smile about as it lost to UNC Charlotte (4-4) in convincing fashion, 76-57. The loss marks...

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 got off to a slow start coming off their loss to Western...

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 they took on Western Carolina. UNC Wilmington followed up Friday’s...

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