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High School Basketball

WWAY's Monday night sports - July 16

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video On Monday night the Wilmington Sharks five game winning streak was snapped. The Sharks offense never showed up. .... On Monday we checked out the home team Leland squad in the Dixie Youth state championship tournament that's being played in Leland this week... The non-conference schedule is out for Buzz Peterson's UNCW men's basketball team.... Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - June 25; passing the baton at Laney & Blalock finishes 15th at Olympic Trials

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video On Monday the Fred Lynch Invitational Basketball Tournament tipped off at two locations in New Hanover County. On Monday Wilmington's Cari Blalock had a terrific day in the pool. The former New Hanover Wildcat shaved seven seconds off her personal best in the 400 IM at the US Olympic Swimming Trials. Full story...
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Peterson awaits APR report during team camp

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videoUNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson is ready to move forward in regard to academic progress. He's anxiously awaiting the APR (Academic Progress Report) from the NCAA while supervising the Buzz Peterson team camp on campus. Full story...
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Laney's new basketball coach to hold tournament to honor veteran coach Fred Lynch

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Summer hoops will be on the agenda in June for Laney's new head boys basketball coach. In fact Nathan Faulk has named next month's event the Fred Lynch Invitational. Spots still remain for high school teams that are interested in participating. Full story...
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Nathan Faulk named Laney basketball coach

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Pending school board approval Nathan Faulk will take over the boys basketball program at Laney High School. Faulk replaces veteran coach Fred Lynch who will remain at the school as the athletics director. Full story...
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Jordan Brand Classic tips off Saturday

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New Hanover High School will be well represented in Charlotte on Saturday at the 11th Annual Jordan Brand Classic. The showcase event will be held at the home of the NBA Charlotte Bobcats. Wildcat senior Kadeem Allen will play on the NC East Regional team. Wildcat head coach Kirk Angel and Millbrook coach Scott McInnis will be the co-coaches of Allen's squad. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - April 10

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video On Tuesday night the New Hanover County School Board recognized the New Hanover boys basketball team for winning the 4-A state championship in high school basketball. WWAY was there for that. We also checked out baseball action from UNCW and Ashley High School (and softball). On top of that we covered the resignation of UNCW women's basketball coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - April 6

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video On Friday we featured the Wilmington Seadawgs. They beat the Carolina Gladiators at the Schwartz Center to remain undefeated. We also previewed Saturday's SE Elite 24 Basketball Classic and much more. Full story...
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SE Elite 24 Classic will feature several high school basketball standouts from our region Saturday

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video The SE Elite 24 Basketball Classic is coming to Wilmington. The event will feature some of the best high school basketball players from the eastern part of our state. The one day event will be held on April 7 at Brogden Hall in Wilmington. Full story...
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Kadeem Allen is runner-up for NC player of year

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New Hanover senior Kadeem Allen tied Rodney Purvis for the most votes on the AP all-state boys basketball team on Thursday, but Purvis edged out Kadeem Allen on Saturday for the NC player of the year award. Full story...
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Kirk Angel named AP coach of the year for NC

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New Hanover basketball coach Kirk Angel has been named the Associated Press high school coach of the year for boys basketball. Angel's team recently captured the state 4-A championship. The Wildcats finished the 2011-2012 season with a 30-1 record. This is the first time a Wilmington coach has been awarded the AP coach of the year recognition. Full story...
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Kadeem Allen named first team all-state

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New Hanover senior Kadeem Allen has earned first team all-state honors in high school basketball. He's also the co-player of the year. Allen and the New Hanover Wildcats won the 4-A state title earlier this month in Raleigh. Full story...
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All-District honors announced for girls hoops

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Only two players from the Mideastern Conference earned 1st Team All-District honors for girls high school basketball. Unlike previous years the best players in the Mideastern Conference did not dominate the all-district honors for District 2 this year. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - March 22

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video Thursday night's sports segment featured previews for UNC and NC State's Sweet 16 matchups. We also caught up with New Hanover boys basketball coach Kirk Angel. He gives us the scoop on where some of his seniors might be playing next season. We also take a sneak peak at what the Wilmington Hammerheads will look like this season. Full story...
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Lynch steps down as Laney basketball coach

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video The end of the Fred Lynch coaching era is here. Lynch won't be coaching the Laney Bucs next season after 26 years as the school's boys basketball coach. Full story...
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