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High School Football

Brett Blizzard update; Hammerheads preview; Crumpler returns to Wilmington & more!

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videoFormer NFL tight end Alge Crumpler will be returning to Wilmington this weekend. The New Hanover High graduate heads this year's induction class for the 2014 Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame. On Wednesday we addressed the home scoring drought for the Wilmington Hammerheads. On Wednesday the NCHSSA adopted new guidelines concerning the mercy rule for high school football and basketball. Plus more including a Blizzard/Callahan matchup in Italy! Full story...
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Patty Evers and Phil Padgett win statewide awards from NCHSAA + more!

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videoPatty Evers and Phil Padgett will both be honored next week by the North Carolina High School Association for statewide achievement. We checked out Thursday soccer action between New Hanover & Ashley. The CAA Men's Golf Championship tees off on Friday in Brunswick County. Plus more! Full story...
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South Columbus football player dies; Hoggard hoopster signs letter of intent

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videoThe South Columbus High School community is mourning the loss of running back Cephus McGill. The sophomore died Sunday night. Hoggard senior basketball standout Trevor Singleton has signed on the dotted line to play college basketball. UNCW's Steven Linkous and Mat Batts have been recognized by the CAA for their performance on the baseball field over the weekend. Plus more Full story...
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Hutchison named head football coach at South Columbus; Willie Gore named A.D.

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The Columbus County Board of Education approved two athletic positions involving South Columbus High School earlier this week. Kyle Hutchison was approved to be the head football coach of the Stallions. Willie Gore was named director of athletics. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - April 4, WC Vikings edge Stallions, Pirates shutout Hoggard Vikings

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videoWest Columbus nipped South Columbus in baseball on Friday in extra innings. We were in Cerro Gordo for the dramatic finish. We also showcased an 18 strikeout effort by Topsail's Clark Cota against Hogggard. South Columbus appears to have "their man" for its vacant football job. Plus more including UNCW tennis, UNCW baseball & Hammerheads! Full story...
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Stallions likely to name Kyle Hutchison head coach

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videoThe Columbus County School Board will be meeting on Monday night. Pending school board approval Kyle Hutchison will likely be the next head football coach for South Columbus. Full story...
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Mark Little steps down as West Columbus football coach

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videoMark Little has turned in his resignation as head football coach and athletics director at West Columbus High School after two years in Cerro Gordo. Full story...
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Aashad Yeoman named Laney head football coach

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videoLaney High School didn't waste much time in finding a replacement for Greg Ditz, nor did the Bucs look too far. Defensive coordinator Aashad Yeoman has been named the new head football coach at Laney. Full story...
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Fonvielle resigns as S. Columbus head football coach

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Jake Fonvielle announced his resignation as the South Columbus head football coach and athletics director on Wednesday morning. Fonvielle took over the football program at South Columbus in 2009. Fonvielle led the Stallions to the 2-A East Championship game in 2011 & 2012. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - January 27

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videoLaney High is the place to be in four more nights. Four jerseys will hang from the rafters, including a larger than life Michael Jordan uniform. A handful of high school basketball teams squeezed in games on Monday night prior to Tuesday's expected snow storm. Coach K and the Duke Blue Devils left Pittsburgh with a victory on Monday. The UNCW-Towson men's basketball game won't be played on Wednesday. Plus more! Full story...
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Laney football coach Greg Ditz steps down

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videoLaney head football coach Greg Ditz has resigned his position at Buctown. Ditz sported a winning record in two of his seasons at Laney: 2011 & 2013. Full story...
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South Brunswick recommends Daniel Finn as next football coach

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videoThe South Brunswick Cougars could soon have a new football coach. The school's administration has recommended Daniel Finn for the job. He would also fill a vacant physical education teaching position. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night spots - December 12

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videoOn Thursday night on WWAY we provided an extensive profile on the state champion Topsail High cheerleaders. They recently captured the state title in Raleigh. Trask High football coach Glenn Sellers has resigned. Trask baseball coach Jonathan Batts has resigned as well. Both will remain at Trask as teachers. Plus more! Full story...
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Full Court Press Dec. 6

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videoThe first Full Court Press of the new high school basketball season is in the books. Chasity Melvin made her Full Court Press debut on WWAY on Friday night. We had basketball highlights from Ashley-71st, Hoggard-Millbrook, New Hanover-Jack Britt, Laney-East Columbus, Whiteville-East Bladen, South Brunswick-Cape Fear Academy and Trask-North Brunswick. Full story...
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All Mideastern Conference awards announced

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Laney's Coult Culler is the football player of the year. Hoggard's Scott Braswell has been named the coach of the year. 2013 Mideastern Conference awards and all-conference teams for all of the fall sports except football were released two weeks ago. All conference honors for football were announced today. Full story...
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