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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - Scores from our region. In most cases we have video of these games on the 5th Quarter. Click the play video icon to see WWAY's 5th Quarter with John Rendleman & Trot Nixon.

HOGGARD 45 - PURNELL SWETT 14

LANEY 28 - CLINTON 0

NEW HANOVER 36 - HUNT 13

WEST COLUMBUS 35 - TRASK 24

FAIRMONT 42 - ASHLEY 40 OT

WHITE OAK 19 - TOPSAIL 6

SOUTHERN DURHAM 62 - SOUTH BRUNSWICK 14

NORTH BRUNSWICK 49 - EAST COLUMBUS 0

WHITEVILLE 35 - WEST BLADEN 13

LORIS 32 - SOUTH COLUMBUS 6

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH 34 - WEST BRUNSWICK 7

WALLACE ROSE-HILL 17 - EAST DUPLIN 0

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Friday's Football Scores - The Associated Press

PREP FOOTBALL

Albemarle 9, West Stanly 7

Anson County 41, South Stanly 9

Arendell-Parrott Academy 48, Lawrence Academy 14

Ashe County 23, Winston-Salem Reynolds 12

Asheboro 44, North Davidson 10

Asheville Erwin 46, Canton Pisgah 31

Avery County 34, Thomas Jefferson 13

Belmont South Point 35, Shelby 24

Black Mountain Owen 52, Asheville Reynolds 13

Brevard 43, Mitchell County 28

Burlington Williams 39, Burlington Cummings 33

Burnsville Mountain Heritage 46, North Buncombe 28

Cameron Union Pines 28, Providence Grove 20

Carrboro 29, Chapel Hill 28

Cary Christian 22, St. David's 6

Central, S.C. 28, Marshville Forest Hills 14

Central Virginia Home School, Va. 30, Charlotte AFC 0

Charlotte Ardrey Kell 45, Marvin Ridge 24

Charlotte Christian 48, Charlotte Victory Christian 6

Charlotte Harding 14, West Charlotte 8

Charlotte Independence 21, Charlotte Olympic 8

Charlotte Latin 45, Carolina Pride 6

Charlotte Myers Park 37, South Mecklenburg 7

Chatham Central 42, Kestrel Heights 16

Choctaw Central, Miss. 56, Cherokee 22

Claremont Bunker Hill 34, Newton Foard 0

Clayton 45, South Johnston 0

Cleveland 30, West Johnston 23

Concord First Assembly 25, Gastonia Highland Tech 6

Corinth Holders 33, North Johnston 12

Currituck County 38, Gates County 8

Davie County 53, Lexington 10

Dixon 32, Princeton 28

Dunn Midway 51, Rosewood 14

East Bend Forbush 54, North Wilkes 39

East Burke 14, McDowell County 7

East Chapel Hill 24, Hillsborough Cedar Ridge 21

East Davidson 28, Central Davidson 21

East Forsyth 17, West Forsyth 10

East Lincoln 34, North Lincoln 7

East Surry 35, North Surry 6

Eastern Guilford 21, Eastern Randolph 0

Eastern Wayne 43, Red Springs 22

Elizabeth City Northeastern 54, Camden County 13

Erwin Triton 48, Harnett Central 6

Fairmont 42, Wilmington Ashley 40

Farmville Central 17, Pamlico County 14

Fayetteville Byrd 17, Fayetteville Britt 14

Fayetteville Pine Forest 20, Fayetteville Sanford 19

Fayetteville Seventy-First 47, Hoke County 27

Fayetteville Smith 36, Fayetteville Westover 14

Forest City Chase 38, Catawba Bandys 13

Franklin 35, Asheville Roberson 31

Franklinton 50, Northern Vance 28

Franklinton 28, Lee County 23

Garner 58, Raleigh Broughton 10

Gastonia Ashbrook 23, Asheville 14

Gastonia Huss 35, Bessemer City 0

Goldsboro 42, Southern Wayne 14

Gray's Creek 29, Cape Fear 16

Greensboro Dudley 48, Person 3

Greensboro Smith 27, Western Guilford 13

Greenville Rose 34, Nash Central 6

Harrells Christian 26, Warren County 14

Havelock 63, Jones 0

Hendersonville 29, East Henderson 6

Hickory 33, Newton-Conover 28

Hickory Grove Christian 42, North Raleigh Christian 14

Hickory Ridge 52, Concord Robinson 20

High Point Andrews 42, Greensboro Grimsley 7

High Point Central 40, Thomasville 13

High Point Christian Academy 38, Raleigh Wake Christian 12

Hobgood Academy 72, Rocky Mount Academy 40

Hope Mills South View 42, Lumberton 16

Hough High School 51, Lake Norman 29

Indian Trail Porter Ridge 28, Charlotte Providence 24

Jacksonville 12, Jacksonville Northside 11

Jacksonville White Oak 19, Topsail 6

Jamestown Ragsdale 26, Northeast Guilford 7

Kannapolis Brown 7, Weddington 0

Kernersville McGuinness 31, Alleghany County 28

Kill Devil Hills First Flight 13, Manteo 12

Lake Norman Charter 51, Pine Lake Prep 6

Lawndale Burns 24, Morganton Freedom 6

Lejeune 22, Lakewood (Salemburg) 19

Lenoir Hibriten 49, West Caldwell 0

Loris, S.C. 32, South Columbus 6

Louisburg 54, Rocky Mount Prep 14

Madison County 28, Rosman 14

Mallard Creek 69, Charlotte Berry Tech 9

Matthews Butler 56, Greensboro Page 14

Metrolina Christian Academy 39, Community School 22

Middle Creek 46, Smithfield-Selma 14

Monroe 22, Cuthbertson 7

Monroe Piedmont 38, Monroe Parkwood 31

Mooresville 51, Huntersville Hopewell 41

Morrisville Green Hope 46, Durham Jordan 8

Mt. Airy 34, Carroll County, Va. 15

Mt. Pleasant 27, Cox Mill 14

Murphy 48, Q Foundation 40

New Bern 36, West Craven 12

North Brunswick 49, East Columbus 0

North Forsyth 48, Winston-Salem Parkland 0

North Gaston 10, Lincolnton 7

North Iredell 46, West Wilkes 20

North Mecklenburg 46, East Mecklenburg 8

North Pitt 37, Ayden-Grifton 0

North Rowan 39, Statesville 33

Northampton-East 52, Granville Central 34

Northern Guilford 33, Northwest Guilford 7

Orange County 38, Durham Riverside 0

Patton 13, Valdese Draughn 12

Perquimans 28, Pasquotank County 23

Pfafftown Reagan 15, Kernersville Glenn 7

Pikeville Aycock 42, North Lenoir 29

Pinetown Northside 13, Chocowinity Southside 12

Pittsboro Northwood 22, Siler City Jordan-Matthews 6

Plymouth 20, Edenton Holmes 15

R-S Central 42, Polk County 33

Rabun County, Ga. 55, Hayesville 7

Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons 49, Raleigh Ravenscroft 21

Raleigh Millbrook 20, East Wake 17

Raleigh Sanderson 17, Apex 14

Raleigh Titans 16, Fayetteville Christian 14

Raleigh Wakefield 37, Northern Durham 7

Randleman 44, West Davidson 14

Reidsville 42, Eden Morehead 7

Richmond County 41, Charlotte Vance 33

Riverside Martin 41, South Creek 30

Roanoke Rapids 24, Weldon 14

Robbinsville 69, Asheville School 14

Rocky Mount 26, Hertford County 19

Rocky River 21, Monroe Sun Valley 20

Scotland County 21, Marlboro County, S.C. 14

Seven Springs Spring Creek 42, East Carteret 13

South Caldwell 17, Alexander Central 13

South Granville 42, Oxford Webb 0

South Iredell 38, Boonville Starmount 6

South Lenoir 15, North Duplin 7

South Robeson 60, North Moore 0

South Stokes 24, North Stokes 14

Southampton Academy, Va. 52, Word of God Christian Academy 28

Southeast Guilford 22, Southern Guilford 8

Southeast Raleigh 39, Raleigh Enloe 0

Southern Alamance 54, Eastern Alamance 40

Southern Durham 62, South Brunswick 14

Southern Nash 28, Bunn 23

Southern Pines Pinecrest 37, Wilson Beddingfield 25

Southlake Christian 43, Arden Christ School 7

SouthWest Edgecombe 28, Greene Central 7

Southwest Onslow 21, Richlands 20

Southwestern Randolph 33, Wheatmore 7

Spring Lake Overhills 33, Western Harnett 3

St. Pauls 36, Southern Lee 31

Surry Central 20, Wilkes Central 7

Swain County 35, North Henderson 20

Sylva Smoky Mountain 41, Enka 20

Tarboro 21, Northern Nash 7

Thomasville Ledford 41, Southwest Guilford 35

Trinity 13, East Montgomery 6

Trinity Christian 70, Cannon School 27

Union Academy 26, Monroe Central 7

Village Christian 25, Gastonia Highland Tech 6

Wake Forest Heritage 23, Knightdale 22

Wake Forest-Rolesville 48, Cary 14

Walkertown 55, South Davidson 0

Wallace-Rose Hill 17, East Duplin 0

Warsaw Kenan 44, Union 6

Washington 28, Greenville Conley 21

Waynesville Tuscola 22, East Rutherford 21

West Bladen 13, Whiteville 8

West Carteret 28, Croatan 10

West Columbus 35, Rocky Point Trask 24

West Lincoln 54, Cherryville 16

West Mecklenburg 65, Charlotte Garinger 0

West Montgomery 35, Rockingham County 6

West Rowan 55, Salisbury 0

West Stokes 41, Mayodan McMichael 7

Western Alamance 42, Graham 26

Wilmington Hoggard 45, Pembroke Swett 14

Wilmington Laney 28, Clinton 0

Wilmington New Hanover 36, Wilson Hunt 13

Wilson Fike 41, Kinston 34

Winston-Salem Carver 41, Winston-Salem Mt. Tabor 28

Yanceyville Yancey 47, Winston-Salem Atkins 10

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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WILMINGTON, NC (UNCW) -– The UNCW men’s tennis team made its fall debut Friday at the UNCW Invitational and carved out an 11-5 record against players from seven schools competing in the three-day event at Empie Park.

Competing at the Althea Gibson Tennis Center, the Seahawks went 8-4 in singles matches and 3-1 in doubles play on the opening day.

UNCW juniors Rafael Aita and Zach Hublitz and sophomore Santtu Leskinen reached the semifinals in their respective draws to highlight the day.

Aita, a Lima, Peru, native ranked 33rd in today’s inaugural Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll of the season, trimmed N.C. Central’s Stephan Charles-Donatien, 6-4, 6-3, in his first match of the day in the A singles flight and then knocked off VCU’s Michal Voscek, 6-2, 7-5, in the quarterfinals. He faces VCU’s Alejandro Argente in the semifinals Saturday at 2 p.m.

Hublitz, the top seed in B singles, drew a first-round bye and beat East Carolina’s Frederic Lehfeldt, 6-2, 6-1, in the quarterfinals; He will battle New Mexico’s Andy Van Der Vyver in the semis tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.

Leskinen, meanwhile, moved on with a pair of easy wins in the C singles draw. He breezed past N.C. Central’s Will East, 6-4, 6-3, in his first match and reached the semifinals with a 6-4, 6-0 decision over East Carolina’s Ross Nigro. Leskinen will play ECU’s Blake Gregory in the semifinals Saturday at 2:30 pm.

A full slate of matches is scheduled for Saturday, beginning with the resumption of doubles action at 9:30 a.m., with singles to follow.

The second day of the bracketed tournament gets under way early Saturday at Empie Park. Admission is free.

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WILMINGTON, NC (UNCW) -– Josh Carter scored twice to rally Presbyterian to a 2-1 win over 24th-ranked UNCW on Friday in the Hilton Garden Inn Classic at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.

The Blue Hose improved to 2-0 on the season with their second one-goal win of the young season. The Seahawks, who had just moved into the national rankings for the first time since 2010, dropped to 2-1 in their home debut.

Carter doubled his season total to four goals with his second two-goal outing this season. He knotted the game at 1-all in the 21st minute when he beat UNCW goal keeper Sean Melvin on a free kick from 27 yards out.

On the game-winner, Carter received a short pass into the middle, but then cut the ball back to his right foot and took a touch before firing a shot into the lower right corner of the goal in the 78th minute.

David Sizemore opened the scoring in just the fourth minute when he scored off a volley from the top left of the penalty area following a failed clear by a Blue Hose defender.
The Seahawks held a commanding 18-6 in shots, but keeper Tyler Beadle was up to the task with five saves. Melvin finished with two saves for the Seahawks.

In the tournament opener, Elon improved to 2-0-1 with a double overtime victory over Mercer. Charles Howard scored the game-winner on a deflected shot with 47 seconds remaining.

The Seahawks return to action on Sunday when they host Mercer at 3:30 p.m. Elon and Presbyterian, meanwhile, play at 1 p.m.

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GREENVILLE, NC (UNCW) -– UNCW scored twice in a 2:54 span to erase a one-goal deficit and defeat East Carolina, 3-2, in collegiate women’s soccer action Friday at the ECU Soccer Stadium.

The Seahawks picked up their first win of the season as they moved to 1-4 on the campaign. The Pirates, meanwhile, slipped to 2-2-1.

“This was a typical ECU-UNCW game,” said UNCW Head Coach Paul Cairney. “We always know it's going to be close. I do believe that over the past 10 years we have had eight one-goal games.”

UNCW took a 1-0 lead late in the first half as sophomore Maddie McCormick put home a rebound opportunity in the 39th minute for her first goal of the season.

Freshman forward Lana Spitler leveled the score at 1-all at the 52:23 mark, taking a pass from fellow freshman Autumn Berry before racing behind the Seahawks defense and beating freshman keeper Liisa Rahkola with a shot into the right-hand corner of the net.

The Pirates would gain the lead just 4:01 after Spitler’s tally as freshman Jenna Geist knocked home a rebound for her first collegiate tally.

Senior Nicole Costa started the Seahawks on the comeback trial in the 63rd minute, putting home a feed from sophomore Katrina Guillou to knot the score at 2-2.

Junior Stephanie Bronson netted the game-winner at the 64:54 mark when she collected a loose ball inside the box and put a shot into the left-hand side of the net for her first goal of the season.

UNCW enjoyed a 16-9 shot advantage in the contest, highlighted by a 9-3 edge in the second half. The Seahawks were also awarded nine of the 11 corner kicks taken in the contest.

“After going up 1-0, I felt ECU did a great job putting us under pressure,” said Cairney. “To go behind and storm back with two quick goals is a testament to our young team getting better. We battled very hard tonight and we will get ready for a very talented NC state squad on Sunday. “

Both teams return to action Sunday. UNCW travels to Raleigh to face NC State in a 1 p.m. contest while ECU entertains George Washington in a 2 p.m. start.

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WILMINGTON, NC (UNCW) - – East Carolina successfully defended its women’s championship and Campbell claimed the men’s title in the 24th Seahawk Invitational Cross Country race late Friday on the recreational fields at UNCW.

The Pirates won the three-team women’s race with 27 points, defeating Campbell (50) and host UNCW (53). The Camels, meanwhile, easily claimed the men’s portion with 22 points in front of ECU (49) and UNCW (56).

Individually, ECU’s Brooke Kott finished ahead of CU’s Ashley Mathews and Samantha Robbins to win the women’s 5K. Kott clocked an 18:18 time, comfortably ahead of Mathews at 18:33. UNCW junior Ashley Wybersky placed fourth with a time of 18:41.

In the men’s 5K, CU’s Morgan Timiney edged teammate Chris Schulist for individual honors. Timiney finished with a time of 15:29, with Schulist close behind at 15:30. UNCW senior John Riemer took fifth place at 15:58.

UNC Pembroke swept both races in the Division 2-3 competition.

Final Women’s Team Results: East Carolina, 27; Campbell, 50; UNCW, 53.

UNCW Individual Women’s Results: Ashley Wyberksy, 4th, 18:41; Michaela Moran, 10th, 19:27; Dakota Foskey, 11th, 19:32; Haley Kapheim, 12th, 19:35; Rachel Quinn, 18th, 20:02; Hannah Riordan, 21st, 20:07; Parker Navarro, 22nd, 20:23; Sarah Goodnight, 25th, 20:40; Kim Black, 27th, 20:45.

Final Men’s Team Results: Campbell, 22; East Carolina, 49; UNCW, 56.

UNCW Individual Men’s Results: John Riemer, 5th, 15:58; Casey Buddenbaum, 10th, 16:17; Zach Nifong, 11th, 16:21; Will Bunch, 14th, 16:28

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NEW YORK (AP) - Serena Williams moved a win away from her second straight U.S. Open title Friday, rolling through Li Na 6-0, 6-3 in the semifinals.

On Sunday, Williams will play second-seeded Victoria Azarenka in a rematch of last year's final.

Williams won the first seven games against Li to extend her streak to 24 straight games without a loss.

Finally, fifth-seeded Li broke through, then actually went up a break for a 2-1 lead in the second set. But Williams won five of the next six games to close out the match.

In search of her 17th major title, Williams has lost a total of 16 games at Flushing Meadows this year.

She'll be playing in her 21st Grand Slam final.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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NEW YORK (AP) - Victoria Azarenka advanced to her second straight U.S. Open final Friday, beating Flavia Pennetta 6-4, 6-2 in a nervous, mistake-filled semifinal.

The players combined to hold serve in only five of 18 games.

The second-seeded Azarenka, the Australian Open champion in 2012 and 2013, improved to a tour-best 31-1 on hard courts this year. She is trying to become the first person to win the Australian and U.S. Opens in the same year since Martina Hingis in 1997.

Azarenka will play the winner of the later semifinal between Serena Williams and Li Na. A Williams-Azarenka final would be a rematch of last year's title match, which Williams won in three sets.

Azarenka hit 15 winners and committed 25 unforced errors while holding her serve only four of nine times.

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MIAMI, FL (UNCW) -- Senior Christi Laite tallied 15 kills and junior Morgan Kline chipped in 11 to lead UNCW to a 3-1 (15-25, 25-16, 25-15, 25-23) victory over Houston Baptist in collegiate volleyball action Friday in the FIU Classic at U.S. Century Bank Arena.

The Seahawks remained undefeated on the season as they improved to 4-0 while the Huskies slipped to 4-3. UNCW returns to action in the FIU Classic Saturday as it faces Alabama (Noon) and host FIU (6 p.m.) to close out its tournament appearance.

"I have to give our team a lot of credit for their bounce-back mentality after dropping the first set and then also holding their composure in the fourth set when the score was tight," said UNCW Head Coach Amy Bambenek. "We saw action from a lot of players but Christi and Morgan were consistent with finding ways to get kills and our defense was relentless."

Laite and Kline combined to record 26 of the Seahawks' 48 kills for the match as they were the only two UNCW players to record double-digit kills. Sophomore Meredith Peacock chipped in eight spikes and added a career-high 11 total blocks while senior Haley Collins tallied a match-best 20 digs to move into sole possession of third place on the program's career digs chart (1,230). Sophomore Victoria Phillips dished out 30 assists and added nine digs to finish just shy of recording her second double-double of the season.

Freshman Jessica Wooten notched 16 kills and senior Caiti Wenger added 10 for HBU. Kayla Armer handed out a match-best 39 assists while Haley Hoffman tallied 13 digs and bEth Shecterle

After falling in the first set, 25-15, the Seahawks rallied for a 25-16 triumph in the second set, racing out to an early 5-1 advantage before using a 17-7 run later in the frame to pull away from the Huskies.

UNCW carried its momentum into the third set, using a 15-6 spurt midway through the frame to break a 5-all deadlock and cruise to a 25-15 triumph.

In a back-and-forth fourth set that featured a total of 10 ties and seven lead changes, the Seahawks trailed 23-22 when a kill and solo block by Peacock and a Huskies attack error gave UNCW a 25-23 decision and the match.

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WILMINGTON, NC (LANDFALL NEWS RELEASE) -- Landfall Legends of Tennis, sponsored by BB&T and presented by Williams Mullen, still has general admission tickets and VIP tables for sale. Headlining this year's Legends will be nine time Grand Slam Champion and former world ranked number one player, Monica Seles. Legends will take center court at the Country Club of Landfall's Sports Center September 13-15 to benefit three local charities; Miracle League of Wilmington, Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina and the UNCW Seahawk Club.

The three day tennis exhibition fundraiser will commence with match play on Friday, September 13 at 5:30pm with local tennis professionals battling the Legends. Saturday, September 14 will open with a sponsor clinic taught by the Legends followed by match play where Seles will take the court at 1pm. Later in the evening the Grand Slam Party will take place at the Landfall Clubhouse and include a silent and live auction, live band and dinner and dancing with all Legends in attendance. Sunday, September 15 will conclude with match play beginning at 1pm and include a special wheel chair tennis exhibition.

VIP tables for four, which grants access to a courtside table for all three days of tennis and tickets to the Grand Slam Party, can be purchased for $550 or tables for two are available for $275. General admission tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Landfall Realty located at 1720 Drysdale Drive prior to the event or each day of the event. Landfall Legends of Tennis is open to the public with parking located inside the gates.

Seles will be joined by Rennae Stubbs, Jimmy Arias, Luke Jensen, Bret Garnett, Will Bull and Country Club of Landfall's Director of Tennis Charlie Owens. The Legends will compete in singles, doubles and mixed doubles and joining them on court will be special exhibitions with Country Club of Landfall Ace Juniors, local tennis professionals and UNCW tennis players.

To reserve a table or for more information, please contact the CCL Sports Center at 910-256-7625 or visit www.Landfalllegends.com.

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 13

5:30-7:30pm Match Play with local tennis professionals and Legends players - Open to the public

7:30pm Sponsor "Meet & Greet" with Seles and Legends players - Sponsors only

Saturday, September 14

9:00-11am Sponsor Clinic with Seles and Legends players - Sponsors only

1:00-4:00 pm Match play with Seles and Legends players - Open to the public

7:00 pm Grand Slam Party with Seles and Legends players - Open to VIP Table ticket holders

Sunday, September 15

1:00-4:00 pm Match play with Legends and wheel chair tennis exhibition - Open to the public

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BOSTON (AP) - Andre Williams ran 35 times for 204 yards and a touchdown, and cornerback Bryce Jones had an interception and a fumble recovery to lead Boston College to a 24-10 victory over Wake Forest on Friday night.

Alex Amidon caught five passes for 93 yards and a touchdown for BC (2-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference). The Eagles matched their victory total from last season, when Frank Spaziani was fired and replaced by Steve Addazio.

Michael Campanaro caught five passes for 86 yards and a touchdown for Wake Forest (1-1, 0-1). Tanner Price completed 18 of 30 passes for 191 yards, but he also threw an interception and had a hand in two poor pitches that led to fumbles deep in Demon Deacons territory.

Kevin Pierre-Louis had 11 tackles for Boston College, and Steele Devitto and Steven Daniels had 10 apiece. Chase Rettig completed 7 of 14 passes for 123 yards, two touchdowns and an interception.

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Cupcakes again?

I am begging the Bucs to stop playing those pitiful small schools!
As a player at Hoggard we are calling you out! Can't wait till you play a school that
At least has a JV team or has enough players to replace the tired ones.

Can't wait to get you laimy Bucs in a few weeks! Remember we have owned you for years.