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Post 10 players prepare for state tournament

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videoThree is the theme of the week for the Wilmington Post 10 American Legion baseball team. They're out to capture their third state title in a row. On Wednesday we caught up with several of the players and head coach Scott Sandlin to get their take on defending the title. Full story...
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6 junior team tennis state titles for Wilmington

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videoThe United States Tennis Association has over 19,000 junior tennis teams. Obviously they're spread all across the country, but we managed to find a handful of those teams in Fayetteville over the weekend at the state junior team tennis championship. In fact 6 teams from Wilmington captured junior state titles. Wilmington Hammerheads goalkeeper Quillan Roberts has been named the player of the week in USL Pro. Plus more! Full story...
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Post 10 aims for third state title in a row

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videoWilmington Post 10 won the state title in 2012 and 2013. Can they make history and win the state title for American Legion baseball in 2014? If successful, they'll become the first team in North Carolina to win three consecutive state championships for American Legion baseball. Full story...
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Saturday sports roundup: Tigers, Hammerheads, Sharks, Lori Beth Adams & Post 10 updates

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The Wilmington Hammerheads were victorious on the road on Saturday night. The Hammerheads return home this coming Friday for their next USL Pro contest. Other results on Saturday were mixed, yet recent UNCW grad Lori Beth Adams put on a show for golf fans in Pinehurst. Plus more! Full story...
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Hammerheads FC can't find the back of the net; Sharks defeat the RedWolves at the Shark Tank

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videoThe Wilmington Hammerheads haven't won a soccer game since late May. They were hoping that would change on Friday night in Pennsylvania, but the Harrisburg City Islanders and the Hammerheads ended up with a scoreless draw. The Hammerheads will face Rochester on Saturday night in New York. The Wilmington Sharks did win though. The Sharks beat the Florence RedWolves with the addition of a new player from UNCW. Plus more! Full story...
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Ashley grad Christian Wolfe hangs up the bat and glove for good with Sharks & UNCW

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videoFormer Ashley Screaming Eagle baseball standout Christian Wolfe has decided to put up his bat and glove for good. This means he's off the Wilmington Sharks roster. He won't be playing at UNCW anymore either. On Thursday without Christian Wolfe the Wilmington Sharks split their doubleheader with Morehead City. Wilmington Post 10 is state tournament bound. Plus more! Full story...
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West Columbus basketball coach Michael Powell reassigned; Chris Haney leaves East Columbus

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videoMichael Powell is the dean of high school basketball coaches in our region. He's been the head boys basketball coach for 27 years at West Columbus High School. Powell has been reassigned to rival East Columbus, but Powell may not accept the assignment. Powell may opt to retire instead. Chris Haney has resigned as the head football coach at East Columbus High School in order to go back to Ashley High. Full story...
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Barth brothers hold annual free football clinic; Germany defeats Argentina for World Cup title

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videoConnor and Casey Barth held their annual free instructional football camp on Sunday at Hoggard High School in Wilmington. Germany defeated Argentina on Sunday for the soccer championship of the world. Plus more! Full story...
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Team USA defeats Japan in baseball at Shark Tank; Pender names new head baseball coach

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videoThe USA Baseball Collegiate National Team concluded the domestic part of their schedule on Tuesday night with a shutout victory over Japan in Wilmington. Both squads are now headed to Amsterdam in order to compete in a collegiate tournament that will feature Team USA, Japan, Chinese Taipei and Netherlands. Plus more! Full story...
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Team USA to face Japan Tuesday at Shark Tank

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videoThe collegiate national baseball team will make an appearance in Wilmington on Tuesday night against Japan. This will be the third game of a 3 game series for Team USA against Japan. Team USA beat Japan on Sunday in Thomasville. Japan won on Monday in Wilson. Tuesday's game in Wilmington will decide the best of three series. First pitch is slated for 6pm at Buck Hardee Field. There will be live music prior to the game at the Shark Tank. There will be a fireworks display afterwards. Full story...
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Sharks edge SwampDogs with come from behind win on 'WWAY Night'

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videoThe Wilmington Sharks defeated the Fayetteville SwampDogs on Wednesday night at Buck Hardee Field. The road game on Thursday for the Sharks is up in the air. The status of Thursday's home soccer game for the Wilmington Hammerheads will be decided on Thursday morning. Full story...
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Sharks lose home opener; dog wins over the crowd as bat boy; playoff wins for Whiteville

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videoDespite recent renovations to Buck Hardee Field "Titus" the dog stole the show between innings at the Shark Tank while performing his bat boy assignment during Wednesday's home opener for the Wilmington Sharks. Florence won in extra innings. The state playoff run for Whiteville High School keeps rolling on. Trask has a new head football coach. Plus more! Full story...
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Dad surprises family at baseball game

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videoTuesday night was a big night at Topsail High School. Master Gunnery Sergeant Kenneth Kampen surprised his children when he stepped out to throw the opening pitch at Tuesday evening's game. Full story...
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Wilmington Sharks prepare for 2014 opener; meet the team & see renovations at Shark Tank

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videoOn Monday we checked out the first 2014 practice for the Wilmington Sharks. We had a chance to meet the players and coaches. The Wilmington Sharks open the CPL summer league baseball season on Tuesday in Florence. The Sharks home opener will be held just a day later. During our visit to Buck Hardee Field on Monday we also checked out the renovations, which are nearly complete. Full story...
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Middle schooler killed in baseball accident remembered

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videoHundreds of people showed up tonight to honor Alex Newsome, the sixth grader from Roland-Grise Middle School who was killed in a batting practice accident earlier this month. Full story...
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