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Topsail headed to baseball state championship; Wilmington's Coley Thompkins NCAA bound

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videoBest 3-A high school baseball team in the east? We now have an answer. It's Topsail High School. The Pirates now get to set their sights on a state championship next week. The NCAA Baseball Regionals begin Friday all around the nation. We caught up with former Hoggard Viking pitcher Coley Thompkins to get his take on Campbell's chance at advancing in the NCAAA's. Full story...
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Both UNCW tennis teams headed to NCAA's

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videoThe UNCW women’s tennis team officially collected its first postseason berth with an invitation to compete in the NCAA Clemson Regional. The UNCW men's tennis team will compete in the NCAA Charlottesville Regional against Penn State. We have reaction on both draws. Full story...
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Huskies claim national basketball title

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Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night. Full story...
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David Pellom reflects on end of college career

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videoIt took longer than most, but former New Hanover Wildcat basketball standout David Pellom is finally done with college basketball. He played his last game on Sunday in Raleigh at the NCAA Tournament. We were there before and after the final game with Pellom, a 2008 graduate of New Hanover High. Note, Pellom is currently a grad student at the University of Memphis. Full story...
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Local man says his invention could have eliminated chaos in UNC game

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video In a strange ending involving the game clock, UNC was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament Sunday night. One local man says his invention could have possibly helped change the end of the game. Full story...
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Mercer shocks Duke 78-71 in NCAA tourney opener

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Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71. Full story...
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David Pellom & Elijah Wilson ready for the 'Big Dance'

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videoTwo basketball players who attended high school in Wilmington begin play on Friday in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. WWAY made the trip to Raleigh in order to catch up with New Hanover grad David Pellom and Laney grad Elijah Wilson. Plus more sports too! Full story...
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6 ACC teams make NCAA tourney field - plus a Laney grad & NHHS grad too

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Two basketball players who call Wilmington home will be playing in the "Big Dance" this week. This will be David Pellom's last chance to compete for a national title. Elijah Wilson hopes it will be the first of four. They'll be joined by six teams from the ACC. Full story...
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UNC Wilmington eliminates Army with triple play

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Corey Dick homered and had three of UNC Wilmington's 16 hits, and the Seahawks eliminated mistake-prone Army from the NCAA tournament Saturday with a 9-5 victory that ended on a bizarre triple play. Full story...
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NCAA Final Four moving to cable next year

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CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Programming Schedule for 2014 and 2015 NCAA Final Four and National Championship Games TBS to Televise NCAA FINAL FOUR® National Semifinal Games and CBS Sports to Broadcast National Championship Games Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - April 9

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videoOn Tuesday we had wall to wall coverage of high school sports from around the region. We featured the top boys lacrosse team in Wilmington, Cape Fear Academy, the defending state champion baseball team from Whiteville along with baseball, softball and soccer involving Ashley and New Hanover. Full story...
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Cardinals claim NCAA basketball title

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It was a tremendous college basketball game between two outstanding teams at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. It resembled a classic heavyweight championship boxing match. In the end the Louisville Cardinals prevailed over the Michigan Wolverines. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - April 8

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videoOn Monday NC State introduced Wes Moore as the new leader of the pack for women's basketball. Moore replaces Kellie Harper. Former East Bladen Eagle football standout Desmond Bryant purchased a variety of sports equipment for the East Bladen football team. It seems like a broken record, but another UNCW baseball pitcher is a player of the week in the CAA. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - April 7

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videoOn Sunday the Wilmington Sea Dawgs lost the 2013 basketball season opener at Blizzard Athletics, the new home of the Dawgs. Former New Hanover basketball standout Kadeem Allen made the Juco All-America team. On Sunday the UNCW baseball team held off Davidson. It was the 23rd win of the season for Mark Scalf's squad. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - April 5

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videoOn Friday Hoggard pitcher Bryan Sammons pitched an outstanding game against arch-rival New Hanover. We were there to check out the action. On Friday we featured jiu jitsu world champion Hope Aikens of Wilmington. She's about to take her talents to Dubai. The UNCW baseball team lost on Friday. It's only the second time this season they've lost back to back games. Full story...
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