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Six Former Sharks Taken in 2016 Draft

It was a big weekend for several former Wilmington Sharks, as a total of six former Sharks heard their name in the MLB Draft. Two of the players have other ties to the area, playing their college ball at UNC Wilmington. Will Gilbert (NC State) played for the 2014 Sharks. He was drafted in 8th ro.. Read More

The Sharks Went Down to Georgia, Pick Up Their 2nd Road Win

Coming into Saturday night, the Wilmington Sharks (5-6) had won just one game on the road this season, losing five. In one of the longer road trips of the season, the Sharks went on the road to defeat the Savannah Bananas (4-4) by a score of 4-3. An error in the first gave Savannah the lead early, but the Shar.. Read More

Bohm’s 2 Homer Snap Sharks’ Losing Streak

Alec Bohm (Wichita State) hit two home runs to center and provided the boost the Wilmington Sharks (4-6) needed to snap their three game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Wilson Tobs (4-6) The first of Bohm’s two home runs came in the second inning with a runner on. His home run went to deep center a.. Read More

Marlins Slip Past Sharks

It was a close game throughout, but the Wilmington Sharks (3-4) were unable to respond after the Morehead City Marlins (4-3) took the lead in the sixth inning and held on to win 3-2. The Sharks got on the board first, as Alec Bohm (Wichita State) drove home a run with an RBI double. They held that lead until t.. Read More

Middle Inning Rallies Help Sharks Down Generals

After getting down early, the Wilmington Sharks (3-3) scored two in the fourth and sixth innings, and held on to defeat the Petersburg Generals (1-5) 5-3 on Tuesday night. Two runs in the top of the first gave Petersburg the lead, but Cletis Avery (Presbyterian) cut into that with a leadoff home run in the bot.. Read More

Sharks Snap Losing Streak Behind Bohm’s Homer

The Wilmington Sharks (2-3) came into Gastonia on a three game losing streak. On Saturday night, they got back on track with a 2-1 win over the Gastonia Grizzlies (1-4). The game started slow, with neither team able to get on the scoreboard in the first four innings. Alec Bohm (Wichita State) gave Wilmington t.. Read More

Sharks Drop 3rd Straight

Since starting the season with a big win, the Wilmington Sharks (1-3) have fallen off track. On Friday night, they dropped their third straight game with a 4-1 loss to the Forest City Owls (2-0). Similar to Thursday night’s game, the Sharks starting pitcher threw well in the beginning. Connor Riley (USC .. Read More

Swampdogs’ 18 Hits Overwhelm Sharks

For the second straight night, the Wilmington Sharks (1-2) saw the Fayetteville Swampdogs (2-1) tally double-digit hits as the Sharks fell again to the Swampdogs, 12-3. The game started as a pitching duel, with each team held scoreless through the first three innings. Fayetteville finally broke open the scorin.. Read More

Big Inning Gives Swampdogs Advantage Over Sharks

After a fast start, the Wilmington Sharks (1-1) surrendered the lead in the sixth inning as the Fayetteville Swampdogs (1-1) scored five runs, which were enough to take the lead and eventually win the game 9-7. Wilmington started the game with two runs in each of the first two innings. Ward Coleman (David.. Read More

Offense Propels Sharks Past Marlins

The Wilmington Sharks (1-0) had no problem scoring runs on Opening Night, as they scored 10 runs in their opening night win over the Morehead City Marlins (0-1). Highlighted by four runs in the third and three in the seventh, the Sharks won with a final score of 10-1 Wilmington started the scoring early with a.. Read More