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High School Basketball

Rutledge forced out as Ashley hoops coach

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videoThe David Rutledge era at Ashley lasted less than a full year. After careful consideration by the administration at Ashley High School, David Rutledge will not continue as head boys basketball coach for the 2014-2015 school year. Full story...
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WWAY's Chasity Melvin to enter NC State Athletic Hall of Fame

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videoWWAY's Chasity Melvin will be inducted into the NC State Athletic Hall of Fame in October. Melvin was a standout basketball player for four years in the 1990's under the late Kay Yow. Full story...
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SE Elite 24 Classic tips off Saturday at Ashley

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videoThe SE Elite 24 Classic will be held on Saturday at Ashley High School. Admission will be $10. Several of the best senior basketball players from our region are slated to play. Full story...
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Laney-WWAY Invitational tips off in November

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videoLaney boys basketball coach Nathan Faulk and WWAY are proud to announce the Laney-WWAY Thanksgiving Invitational. The two-day basketball event will be held at Laney High School. Full story...
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All-Conference awards released for Four County

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Two players that we had on "WWAY's Full Court Press Watch List" have been named players of the year in high school basketball for the Four County Conference. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - March 6

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videoWallace-Rose Hill lost to Trask twice during the regular season, but the Bulldogs won on Thursday night when it counted the most. Check out our highlights and postgame reaction from the 1-A state basketball playoffs. Towson's Jerrelle Benimon has been named the CAA men’s basketball player of the year. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - March 5

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videoOn Wednesday night WWAY made the trip to Fayetteville in order to follow the state title hopes for the West Brunswick boys basketball team and the East Bladen girls. Unfortunately the season ended for both of our local squads. Check out our game coverage. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - March 4

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videoOn Tuesday we checked out practice at Trask Coliseum. Buzz Peterson and the UNCW Seahawks need to win four games over a four day stretch to earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament. The odds are against the Seahawks, but stranger things have happened. The UNCW baseball team lost the final game of their west coast trip. On Tuesday we showcased former Hoggard pitcher Bryan Sammons. The lefty beat Clemson in his first career start. Regional play is underway for high school basketball. Check out our preview. Plus more. Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Feb. 28

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videoIt's heartbreak city for fans of New Hanover High. The Panther Creek boys basketball team stuck a dagger in New Hanover at the final buzzer to end the season for the Wildcats. WWAY was there for the dramatic finish. On Friday's Full Court Press we had extensive state playoff coverage from five different games: New Hanover's heartbreaking loss at the buzzer, West Brunswick's nailbiting victory over Southern Durham, a Trask come from behind win against Whiteville, East Bladen's come from behind thriller against Southern Vance and another nailbiter from East Columbus where the Gators won by one point. Full story...
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Times are set for regional play

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Game times are set for the sectionals of the high school basketball state playoffs. The Trask boys, West Brunswick boys, East Bladen girls and East Columbus girls are all headed to Fayetteville. Full story...
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