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Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:37pm.READ MORE:
Whiteville High will open the 2014 football season with high expectations. Luke Little's team hopes to be able to improve on their sensational 2013 campaign. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:35pm.READ MORE:
The East Bladen Eagles came within a whisker of advancing to the third round of the high school football state playoffs last year. This season the Eagles appear to be even better team than the one Robby Priest had in 2013. The coach even admits it. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:35pm.READ MORE:
Football season is here. We want to remind you the 5th Quarter is the place to be every Friday night for gridiron coverage throughout the season. Football is not just a Friday thing at News Channel 3. We try to provide coverage on the other nights as well. On Tuesday night that included the West Bladen Knights. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:55pm.READ MORE:
Jason Jones is the new head football coach at West Columbus High School. He'll also be the school's new director of athletics. Jones takes over a football team that finished with a 3-10 record last season. Full story...
Laney football team issues Ice Bucket Challenge to WWAY's John Rendleman, Hoggard, Ashley & New HanoverSubmitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:20pm.READ MORE:
The Laney Buccaneers recently participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Laney head football coach Ashaad Yeoman and Laney football director of media relations Cori Stukes challenged the football teams at Ashley, Hoggard and New Hanover to follow suit. The Buccaneers also challenged a handful of media people, including WWAY's John Rendleman. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:26pm.READ MORE:
The first 5th Quarter of 2014 is now in the books. On Friday we had coverage from all five scrimmages at the BB&T Jamboree at Legion Stadium in Wilmington. Plus, we had coverage from the Buddy Burney Memorial Jamboree in Bladen County. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:48pm.READ MORE:
It's been a tough month for Hoggard head football coach Scott Braswell in regard to his health, but Braswell will be on the sidelines on Friday night at the BB&T Jamboree. In fact he'll also coach in the regular season opener before heading to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota for surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
The Charlotte Hornets released their upcoming schedule on Wednesday. LeBron James will only make one appearance this season in Charlotte. The Cleveland Cavaliers will play in Charlotte on January 2nd. Former Hoggard Viking football standout Jonathan Cooper is nursing a turf toe injury with the Arizona Cardinals. Plus more! Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:40pm.READ MORE:
All 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...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:40pm.READ MORE:
Monday 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...