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New Coverage for UNCW from Star News Including Important Links from Alex Riley
Eric Detweiler's position at the Star-News has been eliminated. Alex Riley will take over his position and the "beat." Detweiler is going back to Maryland. This is per his Twitter feed just now.
Hey everyone,

My name is Alex Riley and I'm the new UNCW beat writer over at the StarNews. To clarify, Eric's spot was not eliminated. He left Wilmington for personal (and very worthy) reasons. Don't worry, the StarNews isn't cutting back on Seahawk coverage and I look forward to picking up where he left off.

I posted a note on the DubHub blog yesterday, but I wanted to fill you guys in here in case you hadn't seen it - Our blog system is being a bit dysfunctional and has been for quite some time. Unless I'm in the actual StarNews building, I can't post content to it and it's impossible to upload photos anymore.

With that in mind, we're making a bit of a switch and moving all our "blog material" over to Facebook notes at Facebook.com/StarNewsUNCW. (The good thing about that? You don't burn a click by reading it on Facebook for all you folks who like free things) Also, the Facebook page is going to be very active with posts I encourage you to comment on. I'm going to be doing a lot more Facebook live videos and more. There will be a plethora of free content out there, hopefully enough to satisfy your Seahawk needs.

Looking forward to providing you guys with quality UNCW coverage this year. I'm on Twitter at AlexRileySN for updates. Shoot me a message on Facebook or email at alex.riley@starnewsonline.com. Thanks and take care.
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10-28-2016 11:52 AM
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RE: Detweiler no longer at Star-News
Would be nice if Brian Mull would take covering the Hawks back.

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RE: Detweiler no longer at Star-News
Have to say he sometimes tended to be a little too negative for my liking. Granted, I'm definitely a homer, but that was a justified critique. Good dude and sucks to see that happen though.
10-31-2016 08:45 AM
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RE: Detweiler no longer at Star-News
It is very ugly in all forms of media today. Here in Charlotte, we had one company end up owning the local AM news/talk station, WAAV on steroids, and the top local sports talk station. The deal closed today.

Over the weekend, the sports station announced a member of the morning show retired. He was in his mid-late 60s and had been in poor health in recent years, so it seemed a normal announcement.

Today, the news/talk station announced one of its on air personalities was being let go and a news anchor reporter was also let go. Keep in mind, the new company that owns both stations takes over tomorrow.

I'm in Wilmington a couple of weekends a year and I'm impressed with the media coverage UNCW receives and how many radio stations the market has. Compared to the coverage UNCC and Davidson receive in Charlotte, UNCW has it good.
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Enjoyed his coverage. He kept it real. Seems really strange. He just won sports writer award.


http://www.starnewsonline.com/news/20160...orts-award
10-31-2016 09:11 PM
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RE: Detweiler no longer at Star-News
Today is national signing day and no news at all leading up to it. I saw that a player from Hargrave, clayton Hughes signed with us today.
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The dub hub blog has not been updated since Eric's departure. It still has his picture on it.
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RE: Detweiler no longer at Star-News
(11-15-2016 10:21 AM)AlexRileySN Wrote:  Hey everyone,

My name is Alex Riley and I'm the new UNCW beat writer over at the StarNews. To clarify, Eric's spot was not eliminated. He left Wilmington for personal (and very worthy) reasons. Don't worry, the StarNews isn't cutting back on Seahawk coverage and I look forward to picking up where he left off.

I posted a note on the DubHub blog yesterday, but I wanted to fill you guys in here in case you hadn't seen it - Our blog system is being a bit dysfunctional and has been for quite some time. Unless I'm in the actual StarNews building, I can't post content to it and it's impossible to upload photos anymore.

With that in mind, we're making a bit of a switch and moving all our "blog material" over to Facebook notes at Facebook.com/StarNewsUNCW. (The good thing about that? You don't burn a click by reading it on Facebook for all you folks who like free things) Also, the Facebook page is going to be very active with posts I encourage you to comment on. I'm going to be doing a lot more Facebook live videos and more. There will be a plethora of free content out there, hopefully enough to satisfy your Seahawk needs.

Looking forward to providing you guys with quality UNCW coverage this year. I'm on Twitter at AlexRileySN for updates. Shoot me a message on Facebook or email at alex.riley@starnewsonline.com. Thanks and take care.
Thanks Alex! Look forward to your reads throughout the season
11-15-2016 10:48 AM
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Hey All mighty and powerful CG, anyway we could pin Alex's post to the top of the forum?

The whole thread isnt necessary but his post has all the links which would be convenient to resource
11-15-2016 11:05 AM
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RE: Detweiler no longer at Star-News
(11-15-2016 10:21 AM)AlexRileySN Wrote:  Hey everyone,

My name is Alex Riley and I'm the new UNCW beat writer over at the StarNews. To clarify, Eric's spot was not eliminated. He left Wilmington for personal (and very worthy) reasons. Don't worry, the StarNews isn't cutting back on Seahawk coverage and I look forward to picking up where he left off.

I posted a note on the DubHub blog yesterday, but I wanted to fill you guys in here in case you hadn't seen it - Our blog system is being a bit dysfunctional and has been for quite some time. Unless I'm in the actual StarNews building, I can't post content to it and it's impossible to upload photos anymore.

With that in mind, we're making a bit of a switch and moving all our "blog material" over to Facebook notes at Facebook.com/StarNewsUNCW. (The good thing about that? You don't burn a click by reading it on Facebook for all you folks who like free things) Also, the Facebook page is going to be very active with posts I encourage you to comment on. I'm going to be doing a lot more Facebook live videos and more. There will be a plethora of free content out there, hopefully enough to satisfy your Seahawk needs.

Looking forward to providing you guys with quality UNCW coverage this year. I'm on Twitter at AlexRileySN for updates. Shoot me a message on Facebook or email at alex.riley@starnewsonline.com. Thanks and take care.

Alex, thanks for the post/update to the Seahawk coverage. We're glad to have you and I'm sure myself and others will frequent the facebook page. Looking forward to great things.

Go Seahawks!

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11-15-2016 04:14 PM
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(11-15-2016 11:05 AM)solohawks Wrote:  Hey All mighty and powerful CG, anyway we could pin Alex's post to the top of the forum?

The whole thread isnt necessary but his post has all the links which would be convenient to resource

Yes and No.

No: I can't just stick a post at the top of the forum.

Yes: So what I did was merge Alex's post with the original so it's at the top of the thread and "stickied" the thread to the top of the forum. People shouldn't have any issues finding the link and won't have to scroll through a gazillion of the forum threads to find it in the future should they need it later.
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Aren't you swell. One more request and I'll quit being a needy Nancy.

Can you change the thread title so people know the star news info is in this thread
11-15-2016 04:38 PM
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(11-15-2016 04:38 PM)solohawks Wrote:  Aren't you swell. One more request and I'll quit being a needy Nancy.

Can you change the thread title so people know the star news info is in this thread

Yep. But it'll be tomorrow morning before I can get that done. It doesn't allow me to make that change via phone app.
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RE: New Coverage for UNCW from Star News Including Important Links from Alex Riley
All fixed. Thanks for the patience.
11-16-2016 07:35 AM
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RE: New Coverage for UNCW from Star News Including Important Links from Alex Riley
Here is a link for the UNCW Sports YouTube Channel

https://www.youtube.com/user/uncwsports/videos
11-23-2016 08:36 PM
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RE: New Coverage for UNCW from Star News Including Important Links from Alex Riley
Link to Alex Riley UNCW Sports Podcast

https://soundcloud.com/user-529626485

2 Episodes so far. A quality job
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