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High School Football

5th QUARTER: 2nd round playoff preview

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video The weather is going to be cool on Friday night. Some say it may even be cold. Regardless, playoff fever is starting to heat up in our neck of the woods. Click play video for WWAY's second round playoff preview. Full story...
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Playoff fever for Topsail Pirates

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video Playoff fever is causing loads of excitement at Topsail High School this week, but it's not just the football team. It's the football team and the soccer team. Full story...
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5th QUARTER: round one playoff scores from Friday & Saturday night

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Friday turned out to be a windy, rainy night. Saturday was much nicer. First round playoff games were played on both nights. In Wilmington the New Hanover Wildcats knocked off the Hoggard Vikings. Other winners on Friday include Laney, South Brunswick, South Columbus and East Bladen. On Saturday Topsail won. Click full story for scores and the pairings for round two. Full story...
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Football postponements for Friday night

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There will be football playoff action tonight in North Carolina. Will there be games around our neck of the woods? Yes, but some teams have already decided to push back the first round to avoid the rainy weather. Full story...
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5th QUARTER: round one playoff preview

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video The regular season for high school football is over. The first round of the state playoffs will be contested on Friday. New Hanover versus Hoggard tops the schedule, but that matchup is just the tip of the iceberg. Full story...
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New Hanover-Hoggard rematch set for Friday, coaches don't like meeting in round one

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video New Hanover High School snapped a long losing streak against Hoggard last Friday on the gridiron. The streak dated back to the mid 1990's. In a strange twist of fate these two football teams have been paired against each other in the first round of the state playoffs. Full story...
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5th Quarter Team of the Week: New Hanover

The 2011 high school football regular season concluded on Friday. Today's Team of the Week award presentation will be the last one until next year. New Hanover High School is this week's recipient. That should not be a major surprise. WWAY's John Rendleman explains why.

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State HS football playoff pairings: New Hanover, Hoggard get rematch

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video A first round state playoff matchup of Hoggard versus New Hanover highlights the schedule for the first round of the high school football state playoffs. New Hanover beat Hoggard 13-7 on Friday. The two Wilmington teams get to do it all over again. The winner will advance to round two while the losing team's season will be over. Full story...
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Week 11 High school scoreboard: Wildcats top Hoggard for first time since 1995

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The 2011 high school football regular season is over. Friday's action in our area undoubtedly is highlighted by New Hanover's 13-7 win over Hoggard. It's the first win for New Hanover in varsity football over Hoggard since 1995. Full story...
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5th QUARTER: Week 11 High School Football preview

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video The 2011 regular season for high school football will conclude on Friday night. For some teams this will be the final game of the year, but most of our local squads will be advancing to the state playoffs. Check out our preview for week number eleven. Full story...
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Pat Byrd is out as West Bladen football coach

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The season is over for the West Bladen football team. The Knights won't be in the state playoffs due to a 1-9 record in the regular season. Head coach Pat Byrd has stepped down with the school looking to go a different direction. Full story...
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Friday football showdown: Hoggard vs. NHHS

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video There is no bigger football rivalry in our area than Hoggard vs. New Hanover. Both teams will enter Friday night's regular season finale with 7-2 records. Full story...
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Week # 10 - High School Scoreboard

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Week number ten of the high school football season is complete. We've got all the scores from around the state. Only one week remains in the 2011 high school football regular season. Full story...
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5th QUARTER: Week 10 High School Football preview

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video It's hard to believe the regular season will end in just a matter of days for the 2011 high school football season. Week number ten will kick off on Friday night. We have a preview. Full story...
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Week # 9 - High School Scoreboard

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Week number nine of the high school football season is complete. Only two weeks remain in the 2011 high school football regular season. The playoffs will start November 4th. Click full story in order to see scores from around the state. Full story...
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