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Salamanders Slip Past Sharks

In a long, back and forth contest, the Holly Springs Salamanders (7-13) edged out the Wilmington Sharks (11-9) with a go ahead single in the ninth to win 5-4. With two on in the top of the ninth inning, the Salamanders and Sharks were tied at four. Devin Ruiz (UNC Greensboro) drove home the go .. Read More

Copperheads Offense Drowns Sharks

From the beginning, the Asheboro Copperheads (12-5) had the upper hand on the Wilmington Sharks (11-8). On Wednesday night, they scored three runs in the first inning and never looked back, downing the Sharks 11-3. After the three in the first inning, the Copperheads went on to score in six of .. Read More

Sharks Get Back On Track With 9-4 Road Win

After snapping their seven game win streak a night ago, the Wilmington Sharks (11-7) got back on the right foot on Monday night. The Sharks had no trouble downing the Petersburg Generals (6-11) by a score of 9-4. The Sharks got on the board early, as the third batter of the game, Ryan Jeffers (.. Read More

Pilots Snap Sharks’ 7 Game Win Streak

All good things must come to an end, and on Sunday night, the seven game win streak ended for the Wilmington Sharks (10-7) as they dropped their first game in over a week to the Peninsula Pilots (11-4) 2-1. The league leader in strikeouts, Connor Riley (USC Aiken), rung up nine more batters Saturday. H.. Read More

Sharks Get Ahead Early, Hang On to Win 7th Straight

After scoring six runs in the first three innings, the Wilmington Sharks (10-6) offense went quiet for the majority of the game. Thanks to some great relief pitching, they were able to hold on to defeat the Holly Springs Salamanders (4-11) 7-5. Ryan Jeffers (UNC Wilmington) kicked off the scoring with .. Read More

Sharks Blast 4 Home Runs, Win 6th Straight

The Wilmington Sharks (9-6) took full advantage of the short fence at the Edenton Steamers’ (7-9) ballpark, as they launched four home runs on Friday night in their 11-4 win. There were plenty of home runs to go around as a total of seven balls left the yard between the two teams. Brett Smith (Bucknell) .. Read More

Sharks Walk Off in 12, Win 5th Straight

The Wilmington Sharks (8-6) spent another long night at the ballpark, but again, they’ll be headed home happy. Brett Smith’s fielder’s choice allowed the Sharks to walk off 2-1 over the Morehead City Marlins (8-6). A strikeout began the bottom of the 12th. An error allowed Hayes .. Read More

Rain Soaked Game Ends in Sharks Victory

The Wilmington Sharks (7-6) hadn’t even played three innings with the Fayetteville Swampdogs (3-9) when a thunderstorm hit and paused play for over an hour, but when the game resumed, the Sharks emerged victorious by a score of 6-5. Just before the delay, the Sharks had taken the lead. Ryan Jeffers (UNC .. Read More

8th Inning Rally Lifts Sharks over Marlins

Trailing 4-2, the Wilmington Sharks (6-6) put together a three run eighth inning to give them a lead they would keep over the Morehead City Marlins (7-5) eventually leading the Sharks to an 8-4 win. In the second inning, Chris Graham (UNC Greensboro) hit an RBI single to left field and Ward Coleman (Davidson) .. Read More

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