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Hammerheads shutout Eagles at Legion Stadium
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 07/23/2011 - 8:30pm.

It wasn't a must win, but it certainly was a much needed victory. The Wilmington Hammerheads defeated Charlotte on Saturday night at Legion Stadium.

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Man dies after falling from 5th floor of Shell Island Resort
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sat, 07/23/2011 - 4:33pm.

Wrightsville Beach Police say a man fell to his death from the 5th floor balcony of the Shell Island Resort early Saturday morning.

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UNCW coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke named to the WNBA 15th Anniversary team
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 07/23/2011 - 4:03pm.

The WNBA recognized the top 15 WNBA players of all-time on Saturday afternoon at the WNBA all-star game. UNCW women's basketball coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke made the list. In fact Cooper-Dyke mentioned UNCW in a live interview during Saturday's national telecast on ABC.

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12th Annual CFCC Boat Show celebrates the craft of boat building
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sat, 07/23/2011 - 12:07pm.

Boat lovers from as far as Charleston came to Wilmington Saturday to show off their wooden vessels in the 12th Annual Cape Fear Community College Boat Show.

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Wrightsville Beach cleanup attempts to make sand "barefoot friendly"
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sat, 07/23/2011 - 11:58am.

Volunteers from the community hit Wrightsville Beach Saturday morning for the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project.

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Hammherheads get shutout on the road
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 07/23/2011 - 1:47am.

The Charlotte Eagles shutout the Wilmington Hammerheads on Friday night in Charlotte. The USL teams will face each other again on Saturday night at Legion Stadium in Wilmington.

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ONLY ON 3: Rivenbark's son out of ICU, not expected to walk again
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 10:49pm.

video The son of a Wilmington City Councilman may never walk again. Travis Rivenbark was seriously injured in a bike accident earlier this month. Today his father, City Councilman Charlie Rivenbark spoke exclusively to WWAY.

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Wilmington NFL players are in a holding pattern
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 10:38pm.

video NFL players Jay Ross and Connor Barth both love living in Wilmington, but they're ready to get back onto the football field. If the lockout ends soon they'll be back in business.

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Sharks back in first on Play for Emily night
Submitted by Jesse Jones on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 10:00pm.

video The Wilmington Sharks were sporting new shirts tonight. Each shirt was auctioned off, and the Ronald McDonald House donated the money to the Play for Emily golf tournament.

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Middle school student braves the heat to help Pender Co. Animal Shelter
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 8:40pm.

video You may recall back in December, we brought you the story of a special middle school student. In the frigid cold, then 12-year-old Ari Garsh, volunteered his time and money to collect pet food at a local Lowe's food store for the Pender County Animal Shelter. Today, we caught up with Ari, now 13, as he braved the dangerous heat for a cause he truly believes in.

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