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Ryan Jeffers continues to make an impact for Twins

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers heads for first

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 of offense in the number nine spot in the lineup. The Raleigh native is hitting .300 after 20 career ...

Where my ladies at: The presence of female coaches in sports

Katie Sowers, an offensive assistant with the San Francisco 49ers, is the first woman to coach in the Super Bowl.

Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor

May 25, 2020

Breathing heavily, I cradled the ball in my lacrosse stick as I ran to the goal hoping and wishing this would finally be my chance to sink the ball straight past the goalie. One breath. Two breaths. SWISH. As soon as the ball pushed the net back I turned to coach Kristin Schwarz and we both cheered. Once...

WrestleMania 36 start times, match card and predictions

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

April 4, 2020

In the wake of COVID-19's worldwide outbreak in the last month, WWE was unsure of whether or not WrestleMania 36 would even take place. Unlike the rest of the sports world, which has essentially shut down in recent weeks, WrestleMania is still scheduled to go on. That said, the venue and certain matc...

Alcohol sales introduced to Trask Coliseum for basketball season

Trask Coliseum

Samantha Dickerson, Editor in Chief

October 25, 2019

During the Board of Trustees meeting held Oct. 22, 2019, the board voted to allow the sale of alcohol during basketball games, specifically in Trask Coliseum.  The Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs, Miles Lackey, presented the proposed updates of the Alcohol Policy to the board, which notably includ...

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 just its third year as a program and its second as a member of the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA), the UNCW beach team looks to hit the 2018...

Move over, Sammy, there’s a new Seahawk in town

Cape Fear Raptor Center handler Randy Atkinson, left, and Stormy the osprey

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

February 25, 2018

Everyone knows beloved UNC Wilmington mascot Sammy C. Hawk, but not as many UNCW sports fans may be familiar with his real-life counterpart. Since the beginning of this school year, Seahawk fans have been getting to know Stormy – a rehabilitated osprey of the Cape Fear Raptor Center. Rand...

Charleston trio thumps UNCW on senior night, 88-74

Jordon Talley gracefully lobs an ally-oop look to a cuuting Devontae Cacok

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

February 17, 2018

Things were not looking up for UNC Wilmington when Devontae Cacok went to the bench with four fouls, his team down 12 with five minutes remaining. It didn’t get better afterward, either, as the Seahawks could not recover and fell to College of Charleston, 88-74. Cacok, who finished with his 20th double-dou...

Seahawks run Hofstra out of Trask in 90-70 homecoming win

No. 15 Devontae Cacok

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

February 10, 2018

On paper, the cards were stacked against UNC Wilmington in Saturday’s homecoming game against CAA rival Hofstra. In the midst of a three-game losing streak that included a loss in their first meeting with the Pride, the Seahawks played some of their best basketball of the 2018 season on the way to ...

Gallery: ‘National Girls and Women in Sports Day’ at UNCW

A young girl dribbles at the basketball station

Noah Powers, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

UNC Wilmington and each of its female sports teams hosted National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Friday, celebrating with an event held in Hanover Hall. From The Seahawk's story on the event: "National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebrates the participation of women in sports and honors th...

UNCW women’s sports hosts ‘National Girls and Women in Sports Day’ event

UNCW women's sports teams and young female athletes gathered for a group picture at Friday's National Girls and Women in Sports Day event.

Austin Chandler, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018

Each of UNC Wilmington's women’s sports teams welcomed first through eighth grade girls to Hanover Hall on Friday to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day.  Meant to acknowledge the achievements of female athletes, National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebrates the participat...

This week in UNCW sports history: Hofstra rivalry, revisted

This week in UNCW sports history: Hofstra rivalry, revisted

Collin Underwood, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

As UNC Wilmington men’s basketball prepares for its annual trip up north to Hofstra, The Seahawk took a look back at the 2015-16 season to reflect on the budding rivalry between the Seahawks and the Pride. Early in 2016, then-UNCW coach Kevin Keatts continued his turnaround of the UNCW basketba...

‘Hawk Box’ mailbag: Camels, Tar Heels the main focus for men’s programs this weekend

'Hawk Box' mailbag: Camels, Tar Heels the main focus for men's programs this weekend

Noah Thomas and Brandon Sans

November 18, 2017

Hawk Box is a weekly mailbag where The Seahawk’s sports staff will answer fan questions regarding UNCW Athletics. Got a question? Submit it here.  UNCW visits Carolina this weekend for the 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament. We beat them earlier this year at home. Do you think we can pull it out ag...

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