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ONLY ON 3: For Trot Nixon 9/11 a day of family joy amidst terror, frustration

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video As a nation, September 11, 2001, will always represent a dark day in our history. But for a member of the WWAY family, it has a much different meaning. For "5th Quarter" co-host Trot Nixon and his wife Kathryn it was the day their lives changed forever in a good way, even though the terrorist attacks kept them from sharing a very special experience. Full story...
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American Legion duped by fake Marine at NC tourney

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There are red faces among the smiles after a record-breaking North Carolina baseball tournament discovered a speaker wasn't the decorated combat veteran he claimed to be. Full story...
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Sharks finish regular season on hot streak, host Swampdogs in CPL playoffs Thursday

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On Thursday the Wilmington Sharks will host their first playoff game since 2003. The Sharks will host the Fayetteville Swampdogs on Thursday at Buck Hardee Field in game one of a best of three series. Full story...
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Post 10 eliminated in state legion tourney

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Wilmington Post 10 won their first two games at the legion baseball state championship, but Post 10 lost on Sunday and Monday. The last loss ended the season for Post 10. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Comic continues baseball trek solo

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video Can you think back to March? There was still a chill to the air, it definitely wasn't 100 degrees and the baseball season was just starting. Seems like a long time ago right? That's when our two local comics hit the road on a quest to attend every Yankees game this season. Full story...
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Post 10 sweeps doubleheader against Laney, sets up league title game Thursday

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video Wilmington Post 10 has a chance to win the regular season league title on Thursday thanks to a doubleheader sweep on Tuesday against the Wilmington Laney legion baseball team. Post 10 will host Morehead City on Thursday at Buck Hardee Field. Full story...
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"Perfect Game" pitcher returns to Sharks today

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Zach Taylor hasn't pitched for the Wilmington Sharks since last summer. He'll be back on the mound soon as the Sharks anxiously await the return of the pitcher who tossed a perfect game at Buck Hardee Field last July. Full story...
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Montreat baseball scholarship offer stirs up fuss

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Not everyone is happy that the Montreat College men's baseball coach has offered a small athletic scholarship to a woman. Full story...
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Wilmington comics going strong on ultimate baseball roadtrip

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videoTwo Wilmington comedians are on the road, attempting to hit all 162 Yankee games this season. So far, they're surviving! Full story...
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Wilmington comics heading on ultimate Yankees road trip

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video If you're a baseball fanatic, you've probably dreamed about going to each and every one of your team's games. Well two local comics are about to begin a six-month journey that will attempt to do just that. Full story...
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Navy, Air Force to play 3-game series in Kinston

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North Carolina's reputation as the nation's most military friendly state takes on a new spin as two baseball teams come to the state for a weekend series. Full story...
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Wake Forest baseball coach donates kidney to player

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Wake Forest baseball coach Tom Walter has donated a kidney to a freshman player who suffers from a disease that can lead to kidney failure. Full story...
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Wilmington Sharks hire new Manager

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Youngberg is a coach at the University of North Florida. Youngberg previously served as the pitching coach for the Morehead City Marlins and he's definitely ready to hit the ground running. Full story...
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Sharks play tonight for spot in playoffs

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The Wilmington Sharks will travel to Morehead City tonight for a doubleheader against the Marlins starting at 6:05 p.m. If the Sharks wins both games, they will host the first round of the playoffs in Wilmington on Thursday. Full story...
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Whiteville Post 137 gets hot at the right time. Wilmington Post 10 is headed home.

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The Area two champion is headed back to Wilmington after a short stay in the state championship baseball tournament. The Area two runner-up is still alive in the state tournament. Full story...
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