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CAA votes to suspend 2020 football season

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

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

Matt Suggs (15) during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.

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 Carolina rivalry…and Matt Suggs’ signature would be at the bottom of the page.  “We respect the...

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

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

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 one of its several rivalries. After a one-season hiatus, UNCW is once again set to face East Carolina...

Brooks Field named site for 2021 CAA tournament

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

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 the entire sports world came to a screeching halt and was later shut down due to the pandemic. The...

Rob Burke: The solution for UNCW basketball?

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

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 this momentum.  After the firing of C.B. McGrath on Jan. 13, many thought the rest of this season w...

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

UNCW head 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, that after two and a half seasons at the helm and a 26-58 overall record, the program decided to...

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

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

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 a mid-major like UNCW.   In the spirit of the turning of the decade, here is a look at the top 10 teams who brightened the last 10 years of Seahawk athletics. Before ...

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

Kai Toews

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 only the second time this season that the Seahawks have been defeated at home. “We are thankful t...

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...

Food for thought: Q&A with campus dietitian

The United States Department of Agriculture released on June 2 the MyPlate (www.myplate.gov) graphic that replaces the familiar food pyramid. It emphasizes fruit, vegetable, grains, protein and dairy foods. (Allison Long/Kansas City Star/MCT)

Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Editor

April 13, 2019

Eating “healthy” can be difficult for students. There are several ways to get information on healthy eating and “dieting,” like social media and the internet, but even with these outlets there are conflicting messages being portrayed. To gather information on diets, the best and most qualifie...

Q&A with ACE’s new President Julia Singer

Photo credit: Brenna Flanagan

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Assistant Editor

February 15, 2019

The Association of Campus Entertainment, or ACE, recently announced that the new president, Julia Singer, had been elected. The Seahawks reached out to Singer to answer a few questions regarding her new position and where she plans to take ACE in the future.

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