They captured the state title a few weeks ago. Southern title is the latest accomplishment.
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Wilmington tennis team wins Southern Junior Team Tennis Championship

Wilmington tennis legend Lenny Simpson continues to work wonders as a coach on the youth level in the Port City. SImpson's 10 and under squad won the Southern Junior Team Team Championship over the weekend in South Carolina.
Lenny Simpson
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4 Wilmington based tennis squads capture junior state titles

Wilmington's Lenny Simpson is more than just a hall of fame tennis player. He's a teacher, a coach and a pioneer. In fact a few youngsters on Simpson's tennis team competed like pros at the state junior tennis tournament over the weekend.
Photo courtesy:  Brendan Maloney
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Former Laney tennis standout leads Vanderbilt to national title

Ashleigh Antal and the Vanderbilt Commodores won the national title for women's tennis on Tuesday by defeating UCLA in Waco, Texas. Antal is a graduate of Laney High School.
New Hanover gets even in tennis with a win over Cape Fear Academy
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New Hanover gets even in tennis with a win over Cape Fear Academy

Cape Fear Academy appeared to be the cream of the crop in Wilmington as far as boys tennis this season. After all, they already have victories over Hoggard and New Hanover, but revenge is sweet. Hoggard gets a chance to face Cape Fear on Tuesday. New Hanover had their rematch with Cape Fear Academy on Monday.
James Blake to headline 2015 Landfall Legends
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James Blake to headline 2015 Landfall Legends

James Blake will headline the 2015 Legends of Tennis at the Country Club of Landfall on September 18th and 19th. Blake will be joined by tennis pros Rennae Stubbs, Mikael Pernfors, Jimmy Arias and Charlie Owens.
Brother of tennis legend Arthur Ashe serves up support for One Love Tennis
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Brother of tennis legend Arthur Ashe serves up support for One Love Tennis

Johnnie Ashe, the younger brother of the late great tennis champion Arthur Ashe, was the featured speaker at a luncheon for One Love Tennis in Wilmington on Thursday.
Pender volleyball senior now 6th in nation in blocks; Tuesday sports from New Hanover, Laney & Hogggard too
10 months ago
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Pender volleyball senior now 6th in nation in blocks; Tuesday sports from New Hanover, Laney & Hogggard too

Pender High senior Briana Pittman moved into 6th place nationally for career blocks in high school volleyball. Pittman now has 622 career blocks. We were in Burgaw on Tuesday when Pender's state playoff game was halted in order to recognize Pittman's achievement. We also had sports coverage from New Hanover, Hoggard and Laney on Tuesday.
WWAY’s Chasity Melvin to enter NC State Athletic Hall of Fame Friday night
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WWAY’s Chasity Melvin to enter NC State Athletic Hall of Fame Friday night

WWAY Full Court Press basketball analyst Chasity Melvin will be inducted into the NC State Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday night at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh. Plus more sports!
Landfall Legends tennis event starts Friday
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Landfall Legends tennis event starts Friday

Lindsay Davenport will headline this weekend’s Legends of Tennis charity exhibition event hosted at the Country Club of Landfall’s Drysdale Sports Center complex this weekend. Proceeds from Legends of Tennis will go directly to the Landfall Foundation’s grants programs to assist in awarding grants to local non-profits from the greater Wilmington area.
Documentary teaches Williston students legacy of alum Althea Gibson
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Documentary teaches Williston students legacy of alum Althea Gibson

Students at Williston Middle School were in for quite a treat this afternoon. The documentary "Althea" premiered at their school today.