make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Swimming

WWAY's Wednesday night sports - February 19

READ MORE:
videoWednesday was a full night for boys high school hoops on WWAY. We had tournament coverage from the Four County Conference and the Mideastern Conference. On top of that we started speculating about the replacement for South Columbus football coach Jake Fonvielle. He turned in his resignation on Wednesday morning. Full story...
»

Wrightsville Beach loses 2014 Open Water Swimming Nationals

READ MORE:
Wrightsville Beach was previously selected to be the host site for the 2014 USA Swimming Open Water Nationals but it recently moved due to safety concerns. Full story...
»

Weekend sports update

READ MORE:
The season is over for the Carolina Panthers. The San Francisco 49ers advance in the playoffs. WWAY's Chasity Melvin was honored in Cary on Saturday by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association for being of the best athletes in the state. Saturday was the first day Duke, North Carolina & NC State all lost on the same day since 1996 in men's basketball. Both UNC Wilmington basketball teams continued their losing streaks this weekend. Plus more! Full story...
»

Saturday sports update

READ MORE:
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! Full story...
»

Correctional officer honored for Kure Beach rescue

READ MORE:
videoA Kure Beach hero has been honored for saving a life. Memorial Day weekend a correctional officer on vacation helped save a man from drowning. Full story...
»

Triathlon attracts athletes nation-wide

READ MORE:
videoAthletes from all over the country started a long day of swimming, biking, and running at Wrightsville Beach Saturday morning for the PPD Beach2Battleship iron distance and half iron distance triathlon. Full story...
»

YWCA and Wilmington Housing Authority host pool day for kids

READ MORE:
videoIt was pool day at the YWCA, and some kids got a chance to dive in, splash around, and learn a thing or two about swim safety. Full story...
»

Pooch Plunge starts today

READ MORE:
videoLegion pool will soon be going to the dogs! Only dogs will be allowed to swim, sorry no humans in the pool! Full story...
»

WWAY's Thursday night sports - August 1

READ MORE:
videoWilmington's Cari Blalock finished in 4th place at the US Open Swimming Championships on Thursday. This was the first day of official high school football practice all across the state. The Wilmington Sharks clinched a playoff spot of Thursday. WWAY Full Court Press co-host Brett Blizzard represented North Carolina as a starter in Thursday's all-star basketball game in Washington, D.C. Plus more! Full story...
»

Girl rescued from surf at Carolina Beach

READ MORE:
videoA day in the water turned scary for one family on vacation in Carolina Beach. Witnesses say a girl was struggling to swim in the rough water. Full story...
»

10-year-old boy honored for saving 5-year-old sister

READ MORE:
video New Hanover County Fire Rescue honored a 10-year-old hometown hero today. Carson Lewis and his five-year-old sister Hailee were swimming in a neighbor's pool last month when he noticed she had slipped out of her tube and had floated to the bottom of the pool. Full story...
»

Four drownings this week have Brunswick Co. visitors on alert

READ MORE:
videoAnother drowning in Brunswick County yesterday brings the total this week to four. Randall Joyce drowned at Holden Beach after getting caught in a rip current with his family. The news has many tourists on edge. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Rip current rescue caught on camera

READ MORE:
videoCaught on camera ONLY ON 3, while WWAY's Holden Kurwicki was out at Fort Fisher today shooting video, lifeguards sprang into action. Full story...
»

Pools open for Memorial Day weekend

READ MORE:
videoFamilies kicked off Memorial Day weekend with a splash Saturday. All three public pools around Wilmington opened their doors for the season. And the cooler than normal weather didn't keep kids from getting in the water. Full story...
»

Wrightsville Beach makes surf and swim zone changes

READ MORE:
videoThe Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen voted 4-1 in favor of restricting swimmers 200 feet from both the Johnnie Mercer’s Pier and Crystal Pier Thursday night. Full story...
»