High School Baseball
T.J. Spivey leaving South Columbus to go to West Brunswick; Bob Hanna to coach Trojan football
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 07/01/2014 - 10:42pm.

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.

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Tariq Lane explains reasons for leaving Laney; two local baseball coaches decide to retire
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:32pm.

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.

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8 players with local ties picked in MLB Draft & tribute to Topsail & Whiteville state champs
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 10:51pm.

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.

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Whiteville wins 1-A baseball state championship; Whiteville falls short in softball state title game
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 06/07/2014 - 9:07pm.

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.

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Topsail wins 3-A baseball state championship
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 06/07/2014 - 3:52pm.

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.

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Topsail needs one win; Whiteville needs two for a state title + two locals selected in MLB Draft
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:58pm.

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.

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Whiteville baseball out to win 1-A state title + athletic ceremony at Cape Fear Academy
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 10:34pm.

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!

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Topsail baseball team can't wait for 3-A state championship series; Sharks win 3rd in a row
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:58pm.

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.

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Sharks win 2nd game in a row; O'Donnell named pitcher of the week
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:38pm.

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!

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Update: Whiteville softball wins east title Friday; Whiteville baseball wins east title Saturday
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 05/30/2014 - 10:56pm.

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.

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