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High School Football

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: West Columbus Vikings

West Columbus only won two games last season. The Vikings have not had a winning record since 2005, but new head coach Mark Little is out to change that. WWAY's John Rendleman has a pre-season look at this year's Viking squad.

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FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Ashley Screaming Eagles

Ashley High School is one of the participating teams in the BB&T jamboree. Tom Eanes is back as the screaming eagles head coach. For a pre-season report on Ashley, we turn to News Channel 3's Jesse Jones..

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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - August 7

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On Tuesday night we checked out baseball practice in Wilmington for the state champion Post 10 squad. Their next mission is to claim the regional crown.... On Tuesday we also provided an update on the Pender Dixie Youth softball squad. They're just one win away from a Dixie World Series title.... We also provided a front row seat at Tuesday's BB&T Football Jamboree luncheon.... Plus more ! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - August 6

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video On Monday night we checked out the "Orange-Black" scrimmage at Legion Stadium. New Hanover High looked sharp just four nights before Friday's BB&T Jamboree... Pender County native Donnell Holmes won a pro bout over the weekend, but just barely.... The Pender Dixie Belles are undefeated after four games at the Dixie Youth World Series.... Plus more ! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - July 31

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video On Tuesday night we checked in with Robby Priest. He's the new head football coach at East Bladen.... We also provided an update on former LPGA Tour professional Maggie Will. The Whiteville native is now a head coach on the collegiate level....Plus more ! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 30; first day of high school football practice

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video The first official practice day for high school football all across the state has come and gone. On Monday we checked out some of the sights and sounds on WWAY.... Raleigh native Tim Buckley has decided to come back to Raleigh to play for the Wolfpack. He's the first Penn State football player to transfer in the wake of the NCAA sanctions against the university.... Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - July 18

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video On Wednesday we featured Whiteville Post 137 on WWAY. Whiteville is just two wins away from securing a spot in the state championship for American Legion baseball.... On Wednesday we also checked out action from the Dixie Youth state championship tournament in Leland. A squad from Columbus County is on a roll this week in Leland....Plus more! Full story...
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Two Fairmont High School grads killed in wreck

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Two former football players from Fairmont High School have been killed in a wreck south of town. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - June 19

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video Josh Rusk has been named the head football coach at South Brunswick High School. Rusk replaces Roman Kelly as the Cougars head coach. The Wilmington Sharks got back into the win column on Tuesday. We've got a complete game recap along with highlights on that. In the NBA Miami has a 3-1 lead now in the NBA best of seven finals. Full story...
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South Brunswick's Kelley leaves for new post at West Brunswick

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South Brunswick High School needs a new football coach. Roman Kelley is leaving after three seasons, but he's not going far. Full story...
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East-West all-star rosters set in basketball & football

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West Bladen's DJ Mason & Hoggard's Tyler Thayer will represent the east in the annual East-West All-Star Basketball Game in July. Thayer and Mason both played for the Wilmington based Flight 22 basketball team last summer. Full story...
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Robbie Priest named East Bladen football coach

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Veteran head coach Lenon Fisher recently stepped down as the East Bladen head football coach. His replacement has been named pending school board approval. The Eagles promoted Robbie Priest to the head coaching position. Full story...
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Alfy Hill gives verbal commitment to Gamecocks

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video West Brunswick football coach Jimmy Fletcher says it best. "I tell Alfy he's the most traveled college student in America." The former West Brunswick standout is still enrolled at Los Angeles Valley Community College, but Alfy Hill plans to be a USC Gamecock in the near future. Full story...
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Lenon Fisher steps down at East Bladen

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East Bladen head football coach Lenon Fisher wanted to wait until Thursday to announce his retirement plans, but word slipped out today that the veteran coach will step down as the Eagles head football coach. Fisher has been the football coach in Elizabethtown since 1980. Full story...
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Fletcher reinstated as West Brunswick football coach

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After finishing the football season with a 4-7 record last season, West Brunswick High School Athletic Director John Floyd decided to go a different direction with a head coach. Floyd dismissed Jimmy Fletcher as head football coach three months ago, but that decision has been reversed. Full story...
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