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High School Football

Friday night lights; BB&T Jamboree to feature ten area teams Friday

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videoAll ten head football coaches for the upcoming BB&T Jamboree attended a luncheon on Tuesday in order to promote this week's BB&T Jamboree. Click the play video icon in order to check out WWAY's coverage from the luncheon. Full story...
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Scrimmage week for high school football begins; Topsail hosted East Columbus on Monday

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videoMonday marked the first day high school football teams could scrimmage other schools before the upcoming season. We went to the scrimmage in Hampstead in order to check out the Topsail Pirates and head coach Wayne Inman. Topsail hosted the East Columbus Gators. Rocky Lewis is the new head coach at East Columbus. Full story...
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West Columbus basketball coach Michael Powell stays put; Ashley football set for take off

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videoMike Propst is the new Ashley head football coach, but he's certainly no stranger to being a head coach. On Wednesday we checked out football practice at Ashley High School. In basketball news veteran head coach Michael Powell won't be leaving West Columbus for arch-rival East Columbus. Plus more! Full story...
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Laney hits the field at the stroke of midnight

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videoFriday marked the first day high school football teams are permitted to hit the practice field for the upcoming season. Most squads waited for the sun to come up, but that was not the case at Laney. The Buccaneers waited for the clock to strike midnight. Our report from Buctown includes standout Tariq Lane. The senior has decided to attend Laney after contemplating a move to Charlotte. Full story...
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North Brunswick added to BB&T Jamboree

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videoNorth Brunswick High School has been added to the BB&T Jamboree lineup next month at Legion Stadium. This means all three high schools in Brunswick County will be included along with the four high schools from New Hanover County, Whiteville, South Columbus and Wallace-Rose Hill in the high school football showcase. Plus, despite a rainy Thursday night in Wilmington we have an entertaining piece from the Shark Tank! Full story...
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Update on Scott Braswell's tumor

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videoWe have an update on the health of Hoggard head football coach Scott Braswell. Surgery to remove a tumor in his lower back is still in the works for the veteran coach before the start of the upcoming season. Full story...
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Scott Braswell takes leave of absence at Hoggard

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videoHoggard High School head football coach and athletics director Scott Braswell will be taking a leave of absence in order to have surgery on a tumor in his lower back. Braswell is entering his 18th season as the head football coach of the Vikings. Full story...
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Bob Hanna officially named West Brunswick football coach

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Bob Hanna has officially been named head football coach at West Brunswick High School. Hanna has 43 years of coaching experience, including the last 20 as head coach and athletic director at Irmo High School in suburban Columbia, SC. Full story...
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Rocky Lewis named head football coach at East Columbus; Sharks lose & more

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videoIt didn't take long for East Columbus High to name a new head football coach. Rocky Lewis, son of legendary Clinton head coach Bob Lewis, will take over the Gators. The Wilmington Sharks lost on the road on Wednesday, but they'll be back at home on Thursday for a doubleheader. Plus more! Full story...
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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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Fred Lynch Invitational wraps up; Sharks hold off Generals; Ashley introduces two head coaches

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videoThe 2014 Fred Lynch Invitational is now over after three days of intense summer high school hoops. The Wilmington Sharks won on Wednesday at Buck Hardee Field. Ashley High has a new head football coach. It's a familiar face to to the Ashley High community. Plus more! Full story...
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Mike Propst named head football coach at Ashley

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videoMike Propst has been named head football coach at Ashley High School. Propst was the defensive coordinator at Ashley in 2011 and 2012. He was an assistant coach at Ashley for football and basketball in 2013. 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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Terrell Stanley to miss 2014 ECU football season; West Brunswick's football coach resigns

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videoFormer South Brunswick Cougar Terrell Stanley won't be suiting up for East Carolina in 2014. Stanley is still recovering from his near fatal car accident from three months ago. West Brunswick High School has a head football coaching vacancy. Scott Frazier has stepped down in Shallotte. Plus more! Full story...
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