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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- North Brunswick High School has been added to the BB&T Jamboree lineup next month at Legion Stadium. The Scorpions under veteran head coach Garry Bishop will replace Jacksonville High School. The Cardinals will play in a jamboree/scrimmage in Onslow County instead.

There will be five scrimmages in all at Legion Stadium on August 15th. We've posted the matchups below:
Ashley-Wallace-Rose Hill
Hoggard-South Brunswick
North Brunswick-West Brunswick
New Hanover-South Columbus
Laney-Whiteville
** This is the order of appearance

WILMINGTON, NC (BB&T JAMBOREE RELEASE) -- The 28th annual BB&T Football Jamboree will be held Aug. 15 at Legion Stadium in Wilmington. The prep scrimmage is a fundraiser for 10 southeastern North Carolina high schools and student scholarships. BB&T would like to welcome North Brunswick high school who will be joining the Jamboree for the first time.

The jamboree begins at 5 p.m. with a cheerleading showcase featuring squads from New Hanover, E.A. Laney, John T. Hoggard, West Brunswick, Whiteville, Wallace-Rose Hill, South Columbus, South Brunswick, North Brunswick and Ashley high schools.

Scrimmages begin at 6 p.m. The match-ups in order are: Ashley vs. Wallace-Rose; Hill; Hoggard vs. South Brunswick; West Brunswick vs. North Brunswick; New Hanover vs. South Columbus and Laney vs. Whiteville. Each game consists of two 12-minute periods.

“This annual event highlights the excitement and anticipation for a run at conference titles and state playoffs for the 10 area high schools,” said BB&T’s Garrett Adams, jamboree co-chairman. “It is one of the most exciting high school events in southeastern North Carolina with a playoff atmosphere to help kick-off the season.”

Proceeds from last year’s event totaled $41,368, enough to fund 20 $1,000 scholarships (two per school). In addition, participating schools received about $2,000 each for their general operating budgets.

Since its inception in 1989, approximately $1,105,076 have been raised for southeastern North Carolina high schools, and included in that amount, 526 student scholarships totaling $512,000 have been awarded.

Advance tickets are $4 and available at all BB&T branches in Whiteville, Wilmington, Wallace, Rose Hill, Shallotte, Southport, Tabor City and Leland. Tickets are $6 at the gate. (Coolers, bags and umbrellas are not permitted in Legion Stadium or this event. Metal detectors are in use for admission into Legion Stadium.)

The 2013 scholarships were awarded recently. Recipients and their college or university choices are:

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South Brunswick High School
Austin Jeremy Price Methodist University
Brinkley Mariah Munoz UNC-Greensboro

South Columbus High School
Nathan Holycross Zima Southeastern Community College
Preston Anthony Worley UNC-Pembroke

West Brunswick High School
Karyssa Aurelia Nixon University of Central Florida
Dylan Adam Darguzas Charleston Southern University

Whiteville High School
Mary Long Wake Technical Community College
Zachary Wilson Wingate University

New Hanover High School
Morgan Ashley Campbell Alabama University
Anthony Devonte Carr Winston Salem State University

E. A. Laney High School
Grant Alexander Bowman NC State University
Samuel Douglas Frank Cape Fear Community College

John T. Hoggard High School
Malik Nathaniel Moore Louisburg College
Meredith Ann Deily UNC - Wilmington

Wallace-Rose Hill High School
Bryan Keith McAllister UNC - Pembroke
Christian Tanner Brennan Cape Fear Community College

Ashley High School
Jeffrey Ryan Grier Mars Hill University
Charles Donell Dent Louisburg College

Jacksonville High School
Anthony James Johnson Coastal Carolina Community College
Sean Farrow East Carolina University

The BB&T Football Jamboree Scholarship Committee also allows each school to name the scholarships in honor of one of its supporters – living or deceased – who either served on the school staff or in the administrative system. The initial recognition is for a five-year period. After that period, each school can honor another individual. Schools select individuals who have inspired student athletes over the years through their leadership and teaching qualities.

10 High School football teams from Southeastern North Carolina participate in this annual scrimmage game to kick off the school year. Money raised from the event funds scholarships for local students to attend college, and supports the general fund at each participating school. In the past 27 years, the event has raised $1,105,076 with over 520 local students receiving scholarships.

Participating schools include: New Hanover, Laney, Hoggard, Ashley, South Brunswick, West Brunswick, Whiteville, Wallace-Rose Hill, South Columbus, and North Brunswick (New for 2014).

Join us on Friday, August 15th, 2014 at Legion Stadium on Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington, NC. The Cheerleading Showcase starts at 5pm, and the Football games start at 5:45. Admission is $6 at the gate, or tickets may be purchased in advance for $4 at any local BB&T Bank after August 1st.

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Click the play video icon in order to see an entertaining piece involving several of the players from the Wilmington Sharks. Thursday's game ended up being postponed despite a great effort from the players, coaches and grounds crew. The game against Petersburg will be made up on Sunday at 6pm at Buck Hardee Field in Wilmington.

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WILMINGTON, NC (HAMMERHEADS) -- Wilmington Hammerheads FC announced today the release of two players, Mickael Oliveira and Michael Calderon, from their current 2014 USL PRO roster. Calderon was released from his contract due to an injury sustained at the beginning of the season. Oliveira was released due to team violations.

The Hammerheads respectfully appreciate the contributed efforts put forth by each player this season.

Wilmington Hammerheads FC is back on their home pitch at Legion Stadium on Friday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m. ET as they host Arizona United SC. The Hammerheads will then hit the road to take on inner-state rival the Charlotte Eagles on Saturday, July 26 at 7:00 p.m. ET at Queens Sports Complex.

The Hammerheads tallied four points in the league standings last weekend during their doubleheader in Harrisburg and Rochester. The Hammerheads and Harrisburg City Islanders came to a 0-0 draw for the second time this season, while Jordan Hamilton lifted Wilmington to a 1-0 victory over the Rochester Rhinos in the 77th minute of play to close out the weekend. Hammerheads goalkeeper Quillan Roberts recorded back-to-back shutouts earning him USL PRO Player of the Week recognition.

Friday's match will be the first and only meeting between Wilmington and Arizona during the regular season. Arizona is entering this weekend's matchup following a 3-0 victory over the Orange County Blues after Matt Kassel, Long Tan and Kadeem Dacres all found the back of the net on their home turf.

Following Friday's match at Legion Stadium, the Hammerheads will travel a short distance west to take on the Charlotte Eagles for the third time this season. The Eagles are entering Saturday's match against Wilmington following a recent 2-1 victory over the Dayton Dutch Lions during a doubleheader weekend on the road that also resulted in a 2-0 defeat against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.

This weekend's road match can be viewed live on the Charlotte Eagles' YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/charlotteeaglessc.

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WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington Post 10 begins their state title defense for American Legion baseball on Friday in Lexington. If Post 10 is able to defend their title, they'll be the first in the state to win the American Legion state baseball title three years in a row.

Schedule for 2014 American Legion Baseball State Championship at Holt Moffitt Field in Lexington, NC ( 101 West 9th Avenue )

Friday, July 25 in Lexington

9:30 a.m. (Game 1) - Area 2 runner-up (Hope Mills 19-4) vs. Area 4 champ (Shelby 38-1)

12:30 p.m. (Game 2) - Area 4 runner-up (Gaston Braves 24-3) vs. Area 2 champ (Wilmington Post 10 24-6 )

4:30 p.m. (Game 3) - Area 1 runner-up ( Wayne County 16-7-1) vs. Area 3 champ (High Point 26-6)

7:30 p.m. (Game 4) - Host (Davidson County 15-12) vs. Area 1 champ (Garner 26-5)

Saturday, July 26 in Lexington

9:30 a.m. (Game 5) - Game 1 loser vs. Game 3 loser

12:30 p.m. (Game 6) - Game 2 loser vs. Game 4 loser

4:30 p.m. (Game 7) - Game 1 winner vs. Game 3 winner

7:30 p.m. (Game 8) - Game 2 winner vs. Game 4 winner

Sunday, July 27 in Lexington

12:30 p.m. (Game 9) - Game 6 winner vs. Game 7 loser

4:30 p.m. (Game 10) - Game 5 winner vs. Game 8 loser

7:30 p.m. (Game 11) - Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner

Monday, July 28 in Lexington

Games at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 29 in Lexington

Games at 12:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. (if necessary)

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