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T.J. Spivey leaving South Columbus to go to West Brunswick; Bob Hanna to coach Trojan football

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videoPending school board approval West Brunswick has a new head baseball and football coach. Bob Hanna was up for board approval on Tuesday night in order to be the new West Brunswick football head coach. Hanna has been the head football coach at Irmo High School in Columbia, South Carolina the last 20 years. Pending school board approval the new head baseball coach at West Brunswick High is T.J. Spivey. He's been the head baseball coach at South Columbus the last two years. Full story...
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Tariq Lane explains reasons for leaving Laney; two local baseball coaches decide to retire

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videoAs mentioned last week on WWAY Laney football & basketball standout Tariq Lane will not be returning to Buctown when school starts back. Lane has decided to move to Charlotte. Lane will also re-classify, which will add another year of high school eligibility to one of the most electrifying athletes in Wilmington. Plus, two local high school baseball coaches have decided to put away their baseball caps for good. Full story...
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8 players with local ties picked in MLB Draft & tribute to Topsail & Whiteville state champs

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videoEight players with local ties were selected in the Major League Baseball Draft over the weekend. We have a detailed report on those selections. Plus, we pay tribute to the baseball state champions from Topsail and Whiteville with a music video. The Wilmington Sharks won on Monday with another impressive performance from Steven Linkous. Full story...
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Whiteville wins 1-A baseball state championship; Whiteville falls short in softball state title game

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video The Whiteville baseball squad certainly made it exciting on Saturday. The Wolfpack squad had to score at least one run in the 7th inning to keep their season alive. As it turns out they scored two. Whiteville in a come from behind win captured the 1-A state baseball title on Saturday. The Whiteville softball team finished as the 1-A runner-up. Full story...
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Topsail wins 3-A baseball state championship

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videoTopsail High held off a late rally from Piedmont High to capture the 3-A baseball state championship on Saturday. Topsail pitcher Trent Hansley was named the MVP of the championship series. Full story...
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Topsail needs one win; Whiteville needs two for a state title + two locals selected in MLB Draft

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videoThe Topsail baseball team is just one win away from capturing the 3-A state baseball title. The Whiteville baseball and softball teams both need to win twice on Saturday to be crowned state champs. Full story...
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Whiteville baseball out to win 1-A state title + athletic ceremony at Cape Fear Academy

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videoThe baseball season for Whiteville High School will conclude this weekend at Five County Stadium in Zebulon. Parents, coaches and the Whiteville players all hope for the same result Whiteville had two years ago when they played in the state championship series in Zebulon. Plus more! Full story...
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Topsail baseball team can't wait for 3-A state championship series; Sharks win 3rd in a row

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videoThe baseball season for Topsail High School will conclude this weekend in Zebulon. On our Tuesday night sports we showcased a close-up look at this year's Topsail baseball squad. In summer league baseball action the Wilmington Sharks won their third consecutive game on Tuesday. It was a come from behind victory over Fayetteville. Full story...
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Sharks win 2nd game in a row; O'Donnell named pitcher of the week

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videoIt only took one outing on the mound for Hoggard graduate Joe O'Donnell to earn pitcher of the week honors in the Coastal Plain League. O'Donnell was the winning pitcher in Wilmington's first win of the season on Saturday. Without O'Donnell on the mound the Sharks won their second game in a row on Monday. Plus more! Full story...
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Update: Whiteville softball wins east title Friday; Whiteville baseball wins east title Saturday

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videoFriday night belonged to the Whiteville Wolfpack. The Whiteville Wolfpack softball team captured the 1-A East Championship. The Whiteville Wolfpack baseball team had to wait until Saturday, but they won the 1-A East Championship too! Both team are now state title bound. Full story...
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Topsail headed to baseball state championship; Wilmington's Coley Thompkins NCAA bound

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videoBest 3-A high school baseball team in the east? We now have an answer. It's Topsail High School. The Pirates now get to set their sights on a state championship next week. The NCAA Baseball Regionals begin Friday all around the nation. We caught up with former Hoggard Viking pitcher Coley Thompkins to get his take on Campbell's chance at advancing in the NCAAA's. 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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State playoffs: Topsail baseball wins; Hoggard & Whiteville both bow out of soccer playoffs

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videoTwo local soccer squads both lost in overtime in the state playoffs on Tuesday night. The Topsail baseball team managed to avoid defeat though. Topsail is now just one victory away from being in the state championship series next week. Full story...
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Hammherheads win; UNCW baseball season ends; Victories for Topsail, Hoggard & Whiteville

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videoThe baseball season ended on Friday night for UNCW. Only two teams remain alive in the quest for a CAA Baseball Championship: William & Mary and the College of Charleston. The Wilmington Hammerheads erupted with five goals on Friday night at Legion Stadium. In the state playoffs Topsail and Whiteville both advance in the baseball state playoffs on Friday. On Saturday Hoggard and Whiteville both moved on in soccer. Plus more! Full story...
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