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WWAY's Thursday night sports - April 12

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video WWAY's Thursday night sports previewed the Jordan Brand Classic high school basketball all-star games in Charlotte on Saturday. We also previewed the Azalea Festival’s amateur boxing tournament that will take place on Saturday and Sunday in Wilmington. We checked out high school track & field and lacrosse action, as well. Full story...
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Donnell Holmes weighs in at 226 for bout

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Pender County native Donnell Holmes will put his impressive pro boxing record on the line on Saturday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Holmes will fight Bowie Topou. Full story...
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Donnell Holmes about to step back into ring

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video Pender county native Donnell Holmes will be stepping back into the boxing ring later this month. WWAY’S John Rendleman recently caught up with the pro heavyweight in order to get the scoop on Donnell’s bout that will be held in Atlantic City. Full story...
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Local legend promotes new hall of fame

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Residents around the Cape Fear got a special treat this morning when boxing great James "Bonecrusher" Smith stopped by a local radio station. Full story...
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Hit me with your best shot

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video Robin Conroy was just an ordinary UNCW student, but all that changed her senior year when she got into boxing. From the time she started, it has been her dream to compete at the highest level. Full story...
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Local boxer channels Mr. T in return to ring

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video Pender County native Donnell Holmes will step back into the boxing ring Friday after a 15-month layoff. The professional heavyweight will lace up the gloves in Raleigh. Full story...
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Wilmington native Leonard says in book he was abused by coach

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Wilmington native Sugar Ray Leonard says in his upcoming autobiography that he was sexually abused by a coach as a young boxer in the early 1970s. Full story...
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Columbus County boxer wins regional Silver Gloves title to advance to nationals

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Israel Chavez is heading to Independence, MO, next month. He has his sights set on a national title after winning a regional title in Wilmington Saturday night. Full story...
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UNCW female boxer packs a punch at Silver Gloves boxing tournament in Wilmington

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videoThe City of Wilmington is starting to build a decent reputation when it comes to boxing. In fact boxers from nine different states are in the Port City this week to compete in the annual Southeast Silver Gloves Boxing Championship at the armory on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Couple trying to start boxing gym for kids

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office donated boxing equipment and a boxing ring to Lindale Beatty and his wife two years ago, but their plans are stuck in neutral. Full story...
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Pink Gloves Boxing is a knockout at the Wilmington Athletic Club

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videoThere's a new craze in the fitness industry that's taking group exercise to a new level. It's called Pink Gloves Boxing. It's for women only. Full story...
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Local boxing legend Sherriedale Morgan passes away at 75

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A local boxing legend passed away at New Hanover County Regional Medical Center Thursday night. Sherriedale Morgan was champion of the 1955 Pan-American Games for the US Army. Full story...
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Bouts, not belles

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There was some big time boxing action during Azalea Festival as 25 bouts were held Saturday afternoon at the Williston Middle School gymnasium. Full story...
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Kid boxers took to the ring Thursday night

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videoWhen you think of boxing, you probably don't think of kids. But that is exactly who is in the ring here in the Port City. Full story...
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Wilmington Teen Heads to Boxing National Championship

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videoWilmington teenager Lateisha Darden is just one week away from competing in the 2008 USA National Amateur Boxing Championship in Michigan. John Rendleman has the one-two punch on the young paragon of pugilism. Full story...
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