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Wilmington Tigers prepare for home opener in inaugural season with Jay Ross as head coach

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videoJay Ross is moving forward. His NFL career appears to be behind him. The former New Hanover Wildcat and East Carolina Pirate is now the head football coach of the Wilmington Tigers. Wilmington's semi-pro football team will hold their home opener on Saturday. Full story...
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One year later: Connor Barth, Jonathan Cooper & Jay Ross reflect on Barth's season ending injury

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video2013 was not a good year for NFL players from Wilmington. In fact Saturday marks the anniversary of Connor Barth's season ending injury. It was not a football related injury. Instead, it occurred on a basketball court during Jay Ross's celebrity game. We reflect with Barth, Ross and Jonathan Cooper about Barth's costly spill. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Feb. 25

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videoJay Ross will be named the head football coach of the Wilmington Tigers on Friday. Round two of the high school basketball state playoffs will tip off on Wednesday. That'll also be "Senior Night" at UNCW for basketball. The CAA Swim Championship begins Wednesday too. Plus more! Full story...
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Jay Ross to be named head coach of Wilmington Tigers

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videoIt appears the NFL career for Wilmington's Jay Ross has been put on hold. The New Hanover High alum will return to the football sideline this summer as the head coach of the Wilmington Tigers semi-pro football team. A news conference will be held on Friday to formally introduce Ross as the new head coach of the Tigers. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - October 29

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videoThe Buffalo Bills released former New Hanover Wildcat Jay Ross on Tuesday. The New Hanover boys soccer team will advance to round two of the state playoffs after a shutout victory on Tuesday against Hoke County. We caught up with East Bladen boys basketball coach Ken Cross on the eve of the first official practice of the season. Trot Nixon shared his experience about throwing out the first pitch in the World Series last week. Plus more! Full story...
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Bills release Jay Ross again

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New Hanover High and ECU alum Jay Ross is again looking for a job in the NFL. The Buffalo Bills announced today they have released Ross from their 53-man roster. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - September 24

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videoOn Tuesday we provided yet another update on former South Columbus Stallion quarterback Pharoah McKever. On Tuesday Wilmington's Jay Ross was officially placed on the squad of the Buffalo Bills. We showcased UNCW men's soccer. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - September 23

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videoWilmington's Jay Ross is headed back to Buffalo to join the Buffalo Bills. The Carolina Panthers look to build off their first win of the season. ECU and UNC will hit the gridiron this weekend for a regional rivalry. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - September 10

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videoWilmington's Jay Ross has been released by the Buffalo Bills in order for the team to add more defensive backs to the roster. The former New Hanover Wildcat football standout hopes to join another NFL team soon. WWAY featured high school soccer and volleyball on Tuesday. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - August 30

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videoWeek two of the high school football season is complete. We had highlights from Rose-Laney, West Bladen-West Columbus, Whiteville-East Bladen, Socastee-West Brunswick, North Brunswick-Trask and Topsail-Pender in the 5th Quarter. We also showcased the Swansboro-Ashley game in the 5th Quarter Extra. Plus more! Full story...
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Ross makes opening day NFL roster for first time

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videoFor the first time in his career, Jay Ross will start the season on a NFL roster. The New Hanover High School and East Carolina grad announced the news on Twitter this afternoon that he has made the opening day roster for the Buffalo Bills. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - August 27

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videoFormer Wilmington Waves slugger Shane Victorino had a career night for the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday. The high school soccer season is underway. We checked out two soccer games on Tuesday. NFL rosters have been trimmed to 75. Two former New Hanover Wildcats hope to survive the cuts. Plus more! Full story...
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Connor Barth out for season after tearing Achilles in charity basketball game

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videoHoggard alum Connor Barth will miss the entire 2013 NFL season after tearing his Achilles tendon in a charity basketball game last week in Wilmington. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - July 12

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videoSeveral NFL football players played basketball in Wilmington on Friday night at the Jay Ross Celebrity Basketball Classic. The event served as a fundraiser for the recreation department for the Wilmington PD. Myrtle Beach is the location for a Big Shots basketball event this weekend. We had a report from the Grand Strand that included an appearance from Rick Pitino. A Wilmington youngster has qualified for a world wide event in golf. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - July 11

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videoFormer Wilmington resident Cliff Drysdale will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame this weekend. Drysdale designed the tennis center at the Country Club of Landfall. The Wilmington Sharks lost on Thirsty Thursday night at the Shark Tank. The Cancer 4 Champions Basketball Tournament will tip off in New Hanover on Saturday. Plus more! Full story...
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