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High School Basketball

WWAY's Full Court Press - Feb. 21

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videoIt was a "Wildcat" type of night in basketball in the Mideastern Conference. Both the New Hanover boys and girls won tournament titles on Friday. In the Four County Conference East Bladen captured the girls title. Clinton won the boys title. We had highlights and post-game reaction from all four games on the Full Court Press. Check it out. It was a "Wildcat" type of night for former New Hanover swimmer Cari Blalock. Blalock won an event at the ACC Swimming & Diving Championship on Friday. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb 20

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videoConference tournament play is winding down all around the region. On Thursday we had highlights from the East Central Conference, Four County Conference and Mideastern Conference. The losing skid for the UNCW women's basketball continues. North Carolina came from behind to beat Duke in men's college hoops. Charges against former New Hanover football standout Trevon Brown may be dropped. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - February 19

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videoWednesday was a full night for boys high school hoops on WWAY. We had tournament coverage from the Four County Conference and the Mideastern Conference. On top of that we started speculating about the replacement for South Columbus football coach Jake Fonvielle. He turned in his resignation on Wednesday morning. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - February 17

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videoMonday marked the first day of tournament play in the Mideastern Conference for high school basketball. We had game highlights from all three first round games. We also made a stop in Bladen County to check out the showdown between East Bladen and West Bladen. UNCW ran into a hot shooting William & Mary squad on Monday night. Buzz Peterson's squad drops to 2-12 in the CAA. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Feb. 14

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videoFriday's Full Court Press featured a victory by Hoggard against West Brunswick in a battle for second place in the Mideastern Conference. We had basketball coverage from Ashley-Laney. Both games in Buctown came down to the wire. We checked out New Hanover-South Brunswick, Trask-Clinton & Pender-Wallace-Rose Hill. We even sneaked in college action too! We showcased UNCW-JMU in women's hoops and UNCW-VMI in college baseball. Full story...
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Changes & postponements for local sports

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Due to the severe weather several local athletic events will be shifted until later this week. We've updated the posted changes for high school hoops and college basketball as well. This includes a postponement involving the UNCW men's basketball team and Duke-UNC. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Feb. 11

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videoNow that the school record losing streak is over Buzz Peterson and the UNCW Seahawks look to move forward. The Seahawks will host the Northeastern Huskies on Wednesday night at Trask Coliseum. It's been a season of adversity for the Ashley girls basketball team, but the Screamin' Eagles keep on winning. Full story...
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Schools move up basketball games to Monday night

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videoDue to the possibility of severe weather a handful of schools will be playing basketball games on Monday night to ensure the safety of their student-athletes and fans. Full story...
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Saturday high school basketball recap

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Due to last week's ice and snow several high school basketball teams played on Saturday afternoon in order to make up their postponed games. Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Feb. 7

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videoFriday's Full Court Press featured a come from behind victory by New Hanover against West Brunswick in a battle of first place versus second place in the Mideastern Conference. We had basketball coverage from Hoggard-Laney, Topsail-South Brunswick, Trask-Midway, North Brunswick-Dixon and East Columbus-Red Springs too. We couldn't decide on the play of the week; therefore, we had two. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 6

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videoThe boys basketball team at Trinity Christian has a slew of players who'll likely play college basketball in the near future on the high division one level. NC State made offers to two of the Trinity players recently. UNC and Duke both have their eyes on Trinity players as well. Check out our game highlights from Trinity's victory on Thursday over the Coastal Christian boys. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Feb. 4

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videoOn Tuesday Laney, West Brunswick and Trask all participated in the state wrestling duals. We had highlights from Buctown. We also featured high school hoops as well. This included Ashley's sweep of Hoggard, Whiteville's win over West Columbus in boys basketball and West Bladen's victory over Pender. In football news Ashley head coach Tom Eanes has been named an assistant coach for the Shrine Bowl in December. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - February 3

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videoUnfortunately it's now 12 losses in a row for the UNCW men's basketball team. The Seahawks lost on the road on Monday against Drexel. Check out our game highlights. We also showcased high school hoops on Monday. This includes New Hanover-Hoggard and Cape Fear Academy-Harrells. Plus more! Full story...
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Losing skid continues for Seahawks, Heels beat Wolfpack, East Bladen girls lose for first time

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It's a new school record. The losing streak for the UNCW men's basketball squad is now 11. Buzz Peterson's squad had the lead in the final minute of play, but the Seahawks fall short against Delaware. The UNC Tar Heel beat NC State in Chapel Hill on Saturday. In high school hoops the East Bladen girls are no longer undefeated. Laney won the conference title in wrestling. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Jan. 31

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videoDue to the winter storm earlier in the week there wasn't any high school basketball action in our region on Friday, but the show must go on, and it did. WWAY aired a special modified version of the Full Press on Friday night. It featured a creative, cinema-style look at WWAY's Full Court Press Watch List, a plays of the season music video for boys and girls basketball plus more! Full story...
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