Save the Date for the 2023 North American Open: Witness Top Athletes in Action!
Mark your calendars for the highly anticipated 2023 North American Open. The event is scheduled to take place from Thu, Dec 07 at 5pm to Sun, Dec 10 at 2am. The venue for this grand event is none other than the Wilmington Convention Center, located at 10 Convention Center Dr, Wilmington, NC.
Women’s basketball dominates in historic 108-35 win over UNC-Wilmington
The Huskers played host to UNC-Wilmington on Tuesday night, their last game before entering Big Ten play on Saturday. In its win over the Seahawks, Nebraska made a statement, exiting the arena with a massive 108-35 victory. This is the Huskers’ largest victory margin over a Division I team in the school history with a 108-35 women’s basketball win. It was not the only historic event of the night. Nebraska scored 62 points in the first half, tying the school record for most points in a first half while holding UNC-Wilmington to 12 first-half points, the second-fewest points by an opponent...
North Carolina High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Brunswick County Today - December 6
Is there high school basketball on the docket today in Brunswick County, North Carolina? You bet there is. To make sure you don't miss a possession, we have details on how to watch the games in the article below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep...
UNC Wilmington inks seven Class of 2024 recruits, including pair from Beach FC (VA)
Height: 5-6 Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va. Highlights: Four-year letterwinner at Floyd E. Kellam High School … helped Kellam High to a state finalist berth in 2022 and was a regional finalist in 2023 … Participated in ECNL showcases in Tennessee, Florida and New Jersey. Coach Neal Says: “Alyssa...
Where does win vs. Kentucky rank all time among UNCW basketball's top 5?
When the buzzer sounded at Rupp Arena early Saturday evening, UNCW basketball player Shykeim Phillips flung the ball toward the rafters in joy. Several teammates bounded across the brand-new playing surface of the legendary basketball court as the scoreboards surrounding them explained it all: UNCW 80, Kentucky 72. The Seahawks...
Former UNCW baseball player Noah Bridges signs with Savannah Bananas for 2024
Former UNCW baseball player Noah Bridges is returning to the Savannah Bananas for 2024, the team announced on social media on Tuesday. Bridges played five years at UNCW from 2018-2022, racking up 234 appearances and 16 home runs before joining the Bananas in 2022 after graduation. The Savanah Bananas are...
College Football Playoff set with Michigan, Washington, Texas, and Alabama
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WWAY) – Don’t let the committee tell you that the games matter the most. Sunday, the College Football Playoff committee selected the four teams that will compete for the National Championship. Florida State became the first unbeaten team in the Power Five left out of the...
Join the William H. Craig Race for Life 5K & 10K in Wilmington this weekend!
Deck the halls and lace up your running shoes - the holiday season is upon us! This weekend, the coastal city of Wilmington, NC, will be buzzing with the holiday spirit as the William H. Craig Race for Life 5K & 10K takes place on Dec 09 at the Harold Greene Track & Field Complex, Hamilton Dr.
Detroit Tigers Legend Denny McLain to Headline Autograph Event in Wilmington
Get ready, sports fans! The time is almost here for an event that is sure to make your autograph books a little fuller. The legendary DENNY MCLAIN of Detroit Tigers fame is coming to town for the Crave the Auto event!
UNC Wilmington is selling t-shirts to celebrate their win at Kentucky
Just when we thought that home loss to UNC Wilmington couldn’t get any worse, we learned tonight that the Seahawks are selling t-shirt to commemorate the game. The link below has three options of t-shirts to celebrate the win over the Wildcats. When John Calipari says Kentucky is always...
Swim Team Growth
The mens swim team’s growth over the past four years has taken it from a team with too few people to swim relay to a team with a surplus of swimmers. The adoption of ten more swimmers is due in part by senior Abram Norton’s efforts. “When I...
Hoggard Dominates Cardinal Gibbons, Advances to 4A State Championship
• (3) Hoggard defeated (5) Cardinal Gibbons in the regional championship game with a score of 41-20. • Hoggard's win secured their spot in the 4A title game, their first since 2007.
Hoggard football staff and players honored by Wilmington church
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Just days after securing their spot in the state finals, Hoggard Football’s coaching staff and players were honored by the Good News Church for their season. The celebration was held on Sunday, December 3rd. Each coach and player was given a certificate and trophy...
Kentucky falls to UNCW for first nonconference home loss since 2020 and fourth major upset of weekend
Saturday marked Kentucky's first nonconference home loss since 2020
Hoggard High School of Wilmington ends Cardinal Gibbons’ football season in 4A East final
Cardinal Gibbons of Raleigh avenged its only in-state loss in the regional semifinal, but had a hard time stopping Hoggard’s offense in Wilmington on Friday night.
Hoggard's Tamear Webb, North Brunswick's Malakhi Daniels lead StarNews Athlete of the Week
After an exciting week of high school sports in the Wilmington area, here are three options for StarNews Athlete of the Week. Starting with the week's most exciting game, Hoggard junior Tamear Webb rushed for 60 yards and three touchdowns as the Vikings defeated Cardinal Gibbons in the NCHSAA 4A East Regional Final on Friday.
Women's Basketball Preview: Nebraska
UNCW Seahawks (2-5) at Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-2) Stream: Big Ten + ($) This will be the first meeting between the Seahawks and Cornhuskers. Senior guard Evan Miller scored a team-high 19 points in UNCW's 85-58 road setback to Iowa State on Sunday. Miller was one of three Seahawks, along with guards Taylor Henderson (12) and Kylah Silver (12) to reach double figures.
Hoggard football team advances to state championship game
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Hoggard High School football team will play in the 4A state championship game for the first time since 2007. The 3-seeded Vikings defeated the 5-seeded Cardinal Gibbons Crusaders on Friday night, 41-20. Hoggard will play against Weddington- the top-seeded team from the 4A west regional bracket- next Saturday, Dec. 9, at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Wilmington to host national weightlifting event
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Wilmington Convention Center will host the Nike USA Weightlifting 2023 North American Open Finals on Dec. 7-10. According to organizers, this marks the first time USA Weightlifting (USAW) has hosted a national event in North Carolina. “An estimated 1,700 athletes and spectators are expected to...
What Hoggard's trip to the state championship means for the school: HSOT Postgame
Coastal Preps' Tim Hower joins the HSOT Postgame Show to discuss Hoggard's 41-20 win over Cardinal Gibbons in the 4A eastern regional championship.