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Dante Calabria Basketball Academy Info

Former UNC Tar Heel Dante Calabria has launched a basketball academy that will tip off in Wilmington and then proceed to other cities. For more info on the academy click on the title above. Full story...

Pender County Native Donnell Holmes Loses Controversial Boxing Decision

Pender County native Donnell Holmes is no longer undefeated as a pro. Click on the title above to read about his controversial loss. Full story...

BB&T Football Jamboree Recap

Wilmington teams got knocked around a bit on Friday night. Click on the title of this story for more info. Full story...

Leland Falls in Dixie Youth World Series ---------- South Carolina Claims Title

The Leland 11-12 year old Dixie Youth Baseball team held a 7 run lead, but the Dixie Youth squad from South Carolina made a miraculous comeback to claim the Dixie title with a 12-9 victory. Full story...

Topsail fills head basketball coaching vacancy

The Topsail Pirates named Jeff Gainey as their new head basketball coach Thursday afternoon. Gainey is a former head coach at South View High School. Gainey replaces Rodney Orr. Full story...

Dolphins Sign Kicker Connor Barth

Wilmington native Connor Barth is now a member of the NFL Miami Dolphins. The Hoggard graduate will compete with Dan Carpenter for the lone kicking position on the team as the Dolphins approach the start of the pre-season schedule. Full story...

Pender County native fights for title

Ivanhoe native Donnnell Holmes will be putting his undefeated pro record on the line later this month. Full story...

High School Wachova Cup Year End Standings

Wachovia, a Wells Fargo company, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, has announced the final standings in the Wachovia Cup competitions for the 2008-2009 sports season. Full story...

Pirates Fall in State Championship Baseball Series

The Topsail High School baseball team lost 6-2 on Friday to South Stanly in game one of a best of 3 series for the 1-A state title. On Saturday South Stanly won 7-2 to claim the state championship. Full story...

Hammerheads Capture Home Opener

The Hammerheads won their home opener Saturday night at Legion Stadium. Full story...

Brunswick Community College Hoopsters Sign On

BCC basketball players aren't ready to hang up their jerseys quite yet. Full story...

UNC Hammers UNCW

Fifth-ranked UNC Chapel Hill banged out 10 hits, including five for extra bases, as the Tar Heels topped No. 26 UNC Wilmington, 8-1, in college baseball action Tuesday before a standing-room only crowd of 3,608, a Brooks Field record. The Tar Heels snapped a two-game skid and improved to 18-4, while the Seahawks, who had their own two-game winning streak halted, fell to 17-4. Full story...

WWAY's John Rendelman gears up to face the Globetrotters

videoIt has been a few years since the last appearance by the Harlem Globetrotters in Wilmington. That will change this Friday when they bring their sweet Georgia brown sound to Trask Coliseum. Full story...

East Bladen Loses State Title Game

videoThe East Bladen Eagles lost to Bishop McGuinness 64-33 in Raleigh on Saturday in the state 1-A title game for girls high school basketball. Full story...

East Bladen Advances to State Finals; Pender Falls Short. Championship Pairings - East & West Regional Scores

The Eagles are flying into the state 1-A finals for girls. It'll be noon on March 14th at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh. For the Pender boys the season ended in the eastern finals. Full story...