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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 15

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videoThe losing skid continues for Buzz Peterson's UNCW basketball squad. The Seahawks lost to Hofstra on Wednesday. The Ashley girls basketball team has to forfeit four games. Hoggard High graduate Derek Brunson stepped back into the octagon on Wednesday for his third UFC fight. Unfortunately Brunson wasn't able to finish against Yoel Romero after the Wilmington resident won the first two rounds. Plus more! Full story...
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Arizona still No. 1, 6 newcomers to Top 25

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Arizona and Syracuse remain No. 1 and 2 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for a sixth straight week and six newcomers joined the Top 25. Full story...
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Jordan's UNC diploma, recruiting letters up for auction

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videoPieces of Michael Jordan's history as a student-athlete are up for auction. Goldin Auctions is offering up Jordan's diploma from UNC, as well as recruiting letters written by legendary Tar Heel coach Dean Smith and assistant Bill Gutheridge, who later succeeded Smith as head coach. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - January 9

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videoOn Thursday we found out former Tar Heel basketball standout PJ Hairston is no longer enrolled at the University of North Carolina. The UNCW women's basketball team dropped their CAA opener on Thursday. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 8

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videoNew Hanover graduate Kadeem Allen continues to tear it up on the junior college level. The future Arizona Wildcat scored 41 points on Wednesday to lead Hutchinson to yet another victory. The UNCW men's basketball team drops to 0-2 in the CAA after an overtime loss on the road against Northeastern. UNC is off to an 0-2 start in the ACC after a loss on Wednesday to Miami. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - January 6

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videoUNCW assistant basketball coach Eddie Biedenbach has deep roots to Asheville and Raleigh. As it turns out Biedenbach will be inducted into the NC Sports Hall of Fame in Raleigh later this year. Jones Angell is the "Voice of the Tar Heels." We profiled Angell on our sports segment on Monday night. ACC fans it's time to celebrate! Florida State wins the national championship for college football. Full story...
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Saturday sports update

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Buzz Peterson's basketball squad opened the conference schedule with a home loss on Saturday. James Madison edged UNCW at Trask Coliseum. The CFCC women's basketball team remains undefeated. The Cape Fear Academy Challenge concluded on Saturday. Former Laney swimmer Stephen Coetzer is back on top of the podium where he belongs! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 1

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videoFormer Hoggard guard Stilman White is back from his mission. Will he suit up again for the North Carolina Tar Heels? UNC head coach Roy Williams addressed the situation after Tuesday's win over the UNCW Seahawks. Cape Fear Academy is hosting a three day basketball challenge on Thursday. Plus more! Full story...
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Tar Heels spoil Buzz's return to Chapel Hill

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videoIn a New Year's Eve showdown in Chapel Hill the North Carolina Tar Heels shot 62 percent in the second half against UNC Wilmington to claim their third straight triumph. UNC improves to 10-3 overall. UNCW drops to 6-9 after the Seahawks final non-conference game of the season. Full story...
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Dawkins leads No. 7 Duke past Elon, 86-48

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No. 7 Duke proved it's anything but a one-man show. These Blue Devils showed they also can win rather easily when they spread the scoring around. Duke routed Elon 86-48 on Tuesday despite not producing a 20-point scorer for the first time this season. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - December 30

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videoFormer Tar basketball standout Buzz Peterson will take his UNCW basketball squad to Chapel Hill on New Year's Eve to face North Carolina’s Tar Heels in a reunion game for the fourth year Seahawk head coach. Peterson played four seasons for the Tar Heels from 1981-85. Whiteville remains undefeated in high school boys basketball. The Wolfpack captured the Woodmen of the World tourney on Monday night in Bladen County. Plus more! Full story...
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North Carolina guard McDonald cleared by NCAA

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North Carolina guard Leslie McDonald has been cleared by the NCAA to resume playing for the Tar Heels. The NCAA made the announcement Wednesday, about 4 hours before the 14th-ranked Tar Heels' game against Texas. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - December 5

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videoFormer Laney Buccaneer Elijah Wilson has consistently been hitting double figures as a freshman for Coastal Carolina. We showcased Wilson on Thursday. The Wilmington Sharks have a new owner, general manager and head coach. WWAY has a new co-host for the Full Court Press. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - December 4

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videoThe home debut turned out to be a defeat for new Ashley boys basketball coach David Rutledge. New Hanover nearly had the same fate, but the Wildcats held off a stingy Pender squad. The ACC and Big Ten ended up tied at 6 in the ACC Big Ten Challenge. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - December 2

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videoOn Monday we checked out high school hoops from Bladen County. The East Bladen Eagles swept a doubleheader against East Columbus. We provided a UNCW basketball update along with another update on the Coastal Cowboys Pop Warner football squad. They're raising money for a trip to Disney. Plus more! Full story...
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