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Sharks Reflect on Successful 2016 Season

The 2016 Wilmington Sharks continued their streak of success in the Coastal Plain League, making the playoffs for the fourth time in the five years. This season was exceptional however, as the Sharks chased pennants and league records. It may not have the storybook ending, but there was a lot to be remembered from .. Read More

Wilson Offense Explodes to End Sharks’ Season

A successful 2016 season for the Wilmington Sharks (32-23) came to a sour conclusion on Wednesday night as the Wilson Tobs (31-24) put together an offensive showcase to beat the Sharks 14-1. There wasn’t much offense for the Sharks, with their lone run coming on a solo homer from Madison .. Read More

Sharks Snap Losing Streak in Holly Springs

Coming off their longest losing streak of the season, the Wilmington Sharks (31-21, 15-10) returned to their winning ways as they topped the Holly Springs Salamanders (21-32, 11-16) 3-1 on Saturday night. The Sharks scored early when Brett Smith (Bucknell) scored on a groundout to give the Sharks a lea.. Read More

Comeback Falls Short Again as Sharks Drop 3rd Straight

For the third straight game, the Wilmington Sharks (30-20, 14-9) fell behind early, battled back, but couldn’t complete a comeback as the Edenton Steamers (26-25, 14-9) capitalized on many walks to down the Sharks 8-6 on Thursday night. This game began unlike the last two in that the Shar.. Read More

Sharks Rally Comes Up Short

From early on, the Wilmington Sharks (30-19, 14-8) had to play catch up with the Forest City Owls (29-23, 16-9), but the Sharks would come up short and leave the tying run on base, dropping Wednesday night’s game 6-5. The Sharks trailed 3-0 as they took their turn at bat in the fifth inni.. Read More

Swampdogs Rally Late to Down Sharks

After mounting a comeback a night ago, it was Wilmington Sharks’ (30-18, 14-7) turn to lose the lead on Friday night, as the Fayetteville Swampdogs (8-13, 17-31) came back to beat the Sharks by a score of 5-2. Alec Bohm’s (Wichita State) sacrifice fly gave the Sharks an early lead i.. Read More

10 Unanswered Runs Give Sharks Comeback Win

Trailing 6-0 in the middle of the fourth inning on Thursday night, the Wilmington Sharks (30-17, 14-6) came all the way back scoring 10 unanswered runs to cap off a comeback win over the Florence Redwolves (20-25, 11-7) by a score of 10-6. Early on, this game didn’t have the makings of a .. Read More

Riley Tosses 100th Strikeout in Sharks Win

Connor Riley (USC Aiken) took the mound on Wednesday night with 89 strikeouts this season, and with the last out of the game, he picked up his 100th strikeout to seal victory for the Wilmington Sharks (29-17, 13-6) over the Fayetteville Swampdogs (5-13, 13-31) by a score of 3-1. Riley didn&rsqu.. Read More

Sharks Top Tobs Behind Eubanks’ Gem

In the final regular season contest between the two teams, the Wilmington Sharks (28-17, 12-6) would defeat the Wilson Tobs (8-9, 22-22) 5-2 on Tuesday night with help from Evan Eubanks’ (Oral Roberts) best start of the season. Eubanks was good from the start, as he blanked the Tobs in al.. Read More

Steamers End Sharks Streak

It was clear early that the bats for the Edenton Steamers (24-19, 12-3) were going to be tough to handle, and in the end they proved too much for the Wilmington Sharks (27-17, 11-6) as Edenton took the game 7-4 This game had the makings of a high scoring one, as both teams scored in the first. .. Read More