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Swimming

Four drownings this week have Brunswick Co. visitors on alert

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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...
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ONLY ON 3: Rip current rescue caught on camera

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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...
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Pools open for Memorial Day weekend

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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...
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Wrightsville Beach makes surf and swim zone changes

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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...
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ONLY ON 3: Film crew helps save two Carolina Beach swimmers

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videoSwirl Films, a local production company, put the cameras down Wednesday afternoon to help save two lives at Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Cari Blalock named ACC swimmer of the year

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videoWilmington resident Cari Blalock has been named the female swimmer of the year in the ACC. Blalock is a junior at UNC Chapel Hill. Blalock graduated from New Hanover High School in 2010. Full story...
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Cari Blalock caps NCAA's with 3rd place finish

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Wilmington's Cari Blalock came within inches of a first place finish on Saturday night at the NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championship in Indianapolis. The UNC junior placed third in the nation in the 200 butterfly. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - March 22

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Friday was a day of upsets in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. NC State's loss on Friday wasn't necessarily an upset, but Wolfpack fans are upset with the result nonetheless. Duke & UNC did manage to win on Friday. The UNCW baseball team swept a doubleheader and Wilmington's Cari Blalock continues to be impressive in the pool. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - March 21

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videoFormer New Hanover Wildcat swimmer Cari Blalock set an ACC record on Thursday when she finished in 10th place on Thursday in the 200 I.M. at the NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championship in Indianapolis. Davidson and NC A&T both lost on Thursday at NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - March 6

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videoThe UNCW women's basketball team played their final home game of the season on Wednesday at Trask Coliseum. The setback dropped UNCW's CAA record to 2-15. East Carolina has a new director of athletics. Jeff Compher is now the leader of the Pirate nation. Full story...
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