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Episode 74: Catching up on the Seahawks, preparing for a hurricane

After a few weeks off, there is a ton of UNCW sports to catch up on, including Joe Wolf's departure from men's basketball, men's soccer's run to a top 10 ranking, a surprising start by women's soccer and a historic win streak from volleyball. Plus, some food recommendations on island of Oahu, like Waikiki Brewing, North Shore shrimp trucks, Ono Seafood and more.


Wings with Wainwright

Former UNCW men's basketball coach Jerry Wainwright joined Alex, Michael and Greensboro News and Record's Brant Wilkerson-New at Katy's Grill for a long look back at his career in Wilmington, changes in basketball and much, much more.


Episode 73: UNCW fall sports are upon us

Get ready from all things soccer and volleyball related in Episode 73. Men's soccer coach Aidan Heaney and senior defender Huntely Munn break down the expectations for 2018, plus volleyball coach Amy Bambenek chats about her veteran team and what's ahead.


Episode 72: New NCAA hoop rules and UNCW women's soccer preview

Lots to chat about in the world of UNCW sports this week, including new rules in NCAA basketball recruiting, the women's basketball schedule and some new staffers. Plus, we caught up with women's soccer coach Chris Neal and junior player Ashley Johnson to talk about the Seahawks upcoming season. Also, Michael provides food insight for Greensboro and much more.


Episode 71: Back on schedule

The UNCW men's basketball schedule is out and, even though a lot of it was expected, we break down the upcoming slate. Plus, the latest on staff changes, academic success and more. Also, places to eat and drink out West (if you happen to be headed that way) as well as a few local stops.


Beers with Blizzard

The Beat and The Beard, along with Greensboro News & Record ACC writer Brant Wilkerson-New, sat down with former UNCW hoops icon Brett Blizzard at Mad Mole Brewing to talk about his time in Wilmington, his career overseas and much more. Enjoy!


Episode 70: New coaches are in as we head out

Before going on a little vacation, we discuss the hirings of Matt Myers as UNCW baseball pitching coach and Chris Neal as UNCW women's soccer coach. Plus, get caught up on the latest in Seahawk sports, including schedule, offers and more.


Episode 69: The demise of Steve and Barry's, wrestling and some UNCW stuff

Brant Wilkerson-New of the Greensboro News and Record joins us for this week's show as we dicuss CAA basketball travel partners, mental performance coach Brian Cain, a women's soccer homecoming and the best of WCW/WWE. Plus, a hat tip to Mad Mole Brewing for letting us hang around last week.


Episode 68: Cairney out with UNCW women's soccer and more

For the second straight week, the university has let go of a prominent coach, this time in longtime women's soccer leader Paul Cairney. The New Hanover County District Attorney did not press charges against Cairney related to sexual assault allegations. Also, info on hoops, baseball, volleyball and more in Episode 68 of The Beat and The Beard.


Episode 67: View discretion strongly advised

If you want to win a free T-shirt, share this podcast. We're going to support Special Olympics by giving a lucky listener a new tee. Plus, we discuss the CAA Tournament's move from the Low Country to Capitol Hill. And yes, Episode 67 will cover the ongoing drama surrounding the firing of UNCW baseball pitching coach Matt Williams and the D**k of Death.


Episode 66: That's a wrap! (Or is it?)

After a long few months of baseball, basketball, soccer, golf, tennis and everything else UNCW athletics has to offer, Michael and Alex look back on the school year that was. Thanks for listening!


Episode 65: Seahawks come oh so close to advancing

UNCW baseball was a few wins away from reaching the Super Regionals for the sixth time in program history. We break down how the Greenville Regional played out, plus who's been drafted so far. Also, a look at the new men's golf coach (it's a familiar name) and where men's basketball will spend the Thanksgiving weekend.


Episode 64: Regional redemption time

The UNCW baseball team came away from Harrisonburg with a CAA Tournament title. Now, the Seahawks will try to leave Greenville with the program's first Regional win. Get ready for the NCAA postseason with Episode 64 of The Beat and The Beard


Episode 63: Tournament time! (And a little bit of golf talk)

The UNCW baseball team is headed to Harrisonburg this week for the CAA Tournament. Get ready for the matchups with Episode 63 of The Beat and The Beard. Plus, we wrap up men's golf season and talk about how well the Seahawks did in the classroom (hint: it was record-setting!).


Episode 62: For UNCW baseball, it all comes down to this

The Seahawks have a huge four game week ahead, especially the Thursday-Saturday series with Charleston. Plus, we put a wrap on softball and men's tennis, catch up with beach volleyball standouts representing UNCW out west and more. Episode 62 of The Beat and The Beard is loaded with content


Episode 61: Brooms, medals, tournaments and the Packers?

Tons to catch up on in Episode 61 of The Beat and The Beard, including baseball and softball's recent sweeps, the Seahawks medaling at CAA track and NCAA postseasons for tennis and golf. Plus, is UNCW about to have a football player? Marcus Bryan got a tryout in Green Bay.


Episode 60: Now or never for UNCW track, baseball and softball

For the baseball and softball teams, the upcoming weekends could define their season. Meanwhile, we caught up with track coach Layne Schwier to talk about what UNCW is looking to do at the CAA championships this weekend. Also, we break down the new basketball transfers and much more on Episode 60 of The Beat and The Beard.


Episode 59: The (tennis and golf) champs are here!

It was a huge week for UNCW sports as the school picked up its first two CAA titles on teh same day, baseball pulled off a dramatic upset of a top 25 team, beach volleyball came close to pulling off some upsets and basketball landed a grad transfer. That, plus so much more, on Episode 59 of The Beat and The Beard.


Episode 58: Give me Lyberty and a golf victory! Baseball continues to slide, more

Episode 58 of The Beat and The Beard takes a look at what's going wrong with UNCW baseball. Also, things are going well for some Seahawk athletes, including golfer Lyberty Anderson and the men's tennis team. Plus, much more from Wilmington, UNCW and beyond.


Episode 57: Baseball faces crossroad, UNCW hoops to face UNC and tons of tennis

A plethora of Seahawk athletics to talk about this week, including where the UNCW baseball team is and where it can go, and the men's basketball team's date with North Carolina now and in years to come. Plus, tennis coaches Mait DuBois and Hans Olsen catch us up on al the latest with the men's and women's programs going into the final week of the regular season. And don't forget about the BnB sticker hunt! We finally announce the prizes and you're going to want to join in.