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WWAY's Thursday night sports - May 17

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WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY) -- On Thursday night we featured a rain-shortened baseball game between UNCW and George Mason. We also talked to UNCW A.D Jimmy Bass about the recent trend of schools leaving the CAA. Plus, we featured state playoff softball action that pitted South Columbus and South Lenoir.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BUZZ PETERSON !
THE UNCW BASKETBALL COACH TURNED 49 YEARS OLD ON THURSDAY.

FRIDAY NIGHT IS WWAY CANCER AWARENESS NIGHT FOR THE WILMINGTON SEA DAWGS GAME VS FAYETTEVILLE.
TIP OFF IS 7PM AT THE SCHWARTZ CENTER IN DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON.
WWAY'S CACKY CATLETT MAY ATTEMPT TO BREAK THE SCHWARTZ CENTER RECORD FOR FREE THROWS DURING TOMORROW NIGHT'S SEA DAWG FREE THROW CONTEST.

UNCW FINISHED THE OPENING ROUND OF THE ATHENS REGIONAL OF THE NCAA MEN'S GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP TIED FOR FIFTH PLACE AT TWO UNDER PAR.
PAYNE MCLEOD AND RYAN NAGY BOTH SHOT ONE UNDER TODAY TO LEAD THE SEAHAWK EFFORT.

FORMER NEW HANOVER SWIMMER CARI BLALOCK HAS QUALIFIED FOR THE US OLYMPIC TRIALS IN FOUR DIFFERENT EVENTS.
THE WILMINGTON RESIDENT RECENTLY QUALIFIED FOR THE OLYMPIC TRIALS IN THE 100 FLY, 200 FLY, 200 IM AND THE 400 IM.

IN COLLEGE BASEBALL UNCW AND GEORGE MASON WERE TIED AT 2 IN THE 7TH INNING ON THURSDAY WHEN THE UMPIRES DECIDED TO SUSPEND THE GAME.
THE GAME WILL RESUME FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT 4PM AT BROOKS FIELD.

WEST BLADEN SENIOR DJ MASON HAS BEEN NAMED TO THE EAST SQUAD FOR THE NC EAST-WEST BASKETBALL GAME IN GREENSBORO IN JULY.
HOGGARD'S TYLER THAYER HAS BEEN NAMED TO THE EAST SQUAD FOR THE NC EAST-WEST BASKETBALL GAME IN GREENSBORO IN JULY.

SOUTH COLUMBUS LED SOUTH LENOIR 5-3 ON THURSDAY IN HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL WHEN THE UMPIRES DECIDED TO SUSPEND THE GAME.
THE STALLIONS AND BLUE DEVILS WILL RESUME THEIR STATE PLAYOFF SOFTBALL GAME FRIDAY AT 3PM IN DEEP RUN.

WILMINGTON'S CONNOR BARTH SIGNED A FOUR YEAR CONTRACT TODAY WITH THE TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS.
BARTH WILL EARN $13.2 MILLION OVER A FOUR YEAR PERIOD.

IN THE NBA THE INDIANA PACERS BEAT THE MIAMI HEAT 94-75 IN GAME 3 OF THEIR NBA PLAYOFF SERIES.

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