Stephen Coetzer
Former Laney swimmer competes in world championship
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 12/07/2014 - 7:58pm.

NC State swimmer Stephen Coetzer represented South Africa as a member of its national team at the 2014 Short Course World Championships. Coetzer is a Laney High graduate.

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Former Laney swimmer wins national title
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:54pm.

Former Laney High swimmer Stephen Coetzer grew up in South Africa. On Friday Coetzer won a national swimming title in his native country. Coetzer is a rising senior at NC State University.

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Brett Blizzard & Craig Callahan in Italian playoffs
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 10:56pm.

videoBrett Blizzard and Craig Callahan are synonymous with UNCW basketball. Ironically, this week they're having to face each other as opponents in the playoffs in Italy. They were Seahawk teammates for four seasons during the golden years at Trask Coliseum, but this week they're friendly competitors. Plus more!

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Hoggard ends Laney's season in baseball
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 10:50pm.

videoIn order to extend their season into the baseball state playoffs the Laney Buccaneers had to win the Mideastern Conference. As it turns out the Buccaneers lost in the opening round; thus, the season is now over for Laney baseball. Plus more!

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Former Laney swimmer earns honorable mention All-American status
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 03/29/2014 - 10:43pm.

The 2014 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship concluded on Saturday night. Laney graduate Stephen Coetzer earned honorable mention All-American status for his performance in the 200 backstroke. Coetzer is a junior at NC State. As a team NC State finished in 15th at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship. That was the highest finish among the ACC schools.

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Former Laney swimmer heads to NCAA's with NC State Wolfpack
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 03/25/2014 - 5:55pm.

videoFormer Laney Buccaneer Stephen Coetzer is about to make a big splash on the national stage. The NC State junior is headed to the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship in Texas with his Wolfpack teammates.

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UNCW claims 13th straight CAA swimming title
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 03/01/2014 - 11:53pm.

By a whisker the UNCW men's swimming team captured the CAA title on Saturday night. It's the 13th consecutive CAA title for Dave Allen's squad. In a winner take all event UNC Wilmington's 400 yard freestyle relay team won the last event of the night to secure the CAA title. On a related note former Laney swimmer Stephen Coetzer helped lead NC State to a second place finish at the ACC Swimming Championship with a school record performance.

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WWAY's Full Court Press - Feb. 28
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 03/01/2014 - 12:14am.

videoIt's heartbreak city for fans of New Hanover High. The Panther Creek boys basketball team stuck a dagger in New Hanover at the final buzzer to end the season for the Wildcats. WWAY was there for the dramatic finish. On Friday's Full Court Press we had extensive state playoff coverage from five different games: New Hanover's heartbreaking loss at the buzzer, West Brunswick's nailbiting victory over Southern Durham, a Trask come from behind win against Whiteville, East Bladen's come from behind thriller against Southern Vance and another nailbiter from East Columbus where the Gators won by one point.

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 27
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:58pm.

videoThe third round of the high school basketball state playoffs tip on Friday. Check out our preview story. On Thursday we featured women's basketball action from downtown Wilmington. Cape Fear CC beat Brunswick CC. In college baseball UNCW lost the first game of their west coast road trip. Former Laney Buc Stephen Coetzer made a splash at the ACC swim meet. UNCW leads the CAA men's swim meet. Plus more!

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Saturday sports update
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 01/04/2014 - 9:30pm.

Buzz Peterson's basketball squad opened the conference schedule with a home loss on Saturday. James Madison edged UNCW at Trask Coliseum. The CFCC women's basketball team remains undefeated. The Cape Fear Academy Challenge concluded on Saturday. Former Laney swimmer Stephen Coetzer is back on top of the podium where he belongs!

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