The truth behind UNCW's lack of a football program
It seems that the University of North Carolina Wilmington has everything a college student could ask for: the beach, great academic programs such as nursing, film studies, creative writing, education, business, and it has a Costco nearby.
However, UNCW is missing something that 625 other universities have: a football team
A deeper look into UNCW baseball
Not sure where this amount of success is coming from? Here are a few thoughts on the good and the bad, and why the thought of UNCW playing in Omaha may not be so far-fetched anymore.
Rugby club captures conference title, advances to national tournament
This season is just the latest in a strong past couple of years for the resurgent rugby squad.
Gearing up for NBA Madness
Well, March Madness has ended and, as usual, it did not disappoint. Now, it’s time to switch gears and enjoy an entire two months of NBA playoff basketball.
A salute to the seniors on UNCW's sports teams
As the 2012-2013 school year comes to a close, so do the collegiate athletic careers of 65 seniors that have participated in UNC Wilmington varsity-level sports programs this past year. These athletes comprise approximately 16% of UNCW’s varsity-level sports teams. This article is dedicated to their contributions and achievements while donning a Seahawk uniform.
Seahawks soar over Delaware in first of double-header
In a battle of the top two teams in the conference, the CAA-leader UNC Wilmington baseball team took on visiting Delaware in the first game of a double-header on Saturday afternoon. The Seahawks were able to pad their conference lead with a 4-2 victory over the Blue Hens, ending their 13-game win streak.
Rowland becoming one of program's top performers
UNC Wilmington softball player Casey Rowland is on a record-breaking streak and continues to amaze her coaches, teammates and even herself.
UNCW swimming wraps up another successful season
Last time UNCW didn’t win a league championship, ENRON was a functioning company. Last time UNCW didn’t win a league championship, the swimmers had to use their Walkman, because the iPod hadn’t been invented yet.
Seahawks fall to No. 1 UNC
The team visiting the coast for the night was nationally ranked No.1 UNC. The Tar Heels, playing like the best team in the country, dominated the Seahawks 10-0 in a decently disappointing baseball game on Wednesday night.
New coach hopes to turn program around
After almost a decade at James Madison University, Kristy Norton has joined the UNC Wilmington family as the school’s new softball coach. Following her is an impressive track record from both playing and coaching that gives the program hopes for sunny days after a few dismal years.
America's pasttime revving up for the new season
Baseball season is only a week away, and with it comes a sigh of relief for sports fans who picked Georgetown in their Final Four. (again.) It’s shaping up to be another exciting baseball season around the country, so here are the top five stories I’ll be looking at when the Rangers and Astros square off on Sunday Night.
NHL season setting up for a frantic finish
A lockout-shortened season looks promised to bring a frantic playoff push in the final fifteen games of the year. Here’s an in-depth look into the standings.
UNCW baseball takes down Georgia State in double-header
It may have been a cold night in Wilmington, but the UNC Wilmington baseball team showed off their red hot bats with their wins over Georgia State.
UNCW athletic program potentially in danger
Chancellor Gary Miller has appointed The Inter Collegiate Athletics Review Committee to evaluate the sustainability of UNC Wilmington's 19 sports programs. UNCW's athletic department currently has the lowest budget in the Colonial Athletic Association at $10.3 million. The next lowest budget in the CAA is over $16 million (excluding football).
"Omahawks" topple visiting Charleston Southern
The UNC Wilmington baseball team won their second game in as many nights on Wednesday, taking down Charleston Southern 10-3.
Tournament to be "madder" than usual
It’s that time of year again.
The time where dreams are realized, hopes are crushed, and bragging rights are made
The 2013 NCAA Divison I Men’s Basketball Championship field has been selected.
As March Madness begins, here’s a primer on each region and the teams to watch for before tip-off comes on Friday afternoon.
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Rendleman leaves UNCW breaking rebounding record
Playing in his final year at UNC Wilmington, the senior from Iron Station, NC has cemented his status as one of the most decorated players in the men’s basketball program history.
Hublitz credits tennis career to his No. 1 fan: his dad
Midway through his second season on the UNC Wilmington men’s tennis team, sophomore Zach Hublitz has begun to solidify himself as one of the squad’s top performers.
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Seahawks lose final home game of the season in heartbreaking fashion
The thrill and emotion of the UNC Wilmington men’s basketball team’s Senior Night, coupled with Coach Buzz Peterson’s teal jacket, wasn’t quite enough, as the Seahawks lost a heartbreaker to William & Mary, 73-72 on Wednesday night at Trask Coliseum.
An athlete's perspective: Spring break
With half the semester complete and the Wilmington weather still in limbo, UNC Wilmington students welcome the middle of March every year as an opportunity to celebrate the warm sun and, well—just about anything else.
But what if you didn’t have a choice? What if your spring break was forgone conclusion, an inevitable decision?