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WWAY's Thursday night sports - August 23

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video On Thursday night we previewed some of the games scheduled for week two of the high school football season. This includes a family affair in Columbus County and a battle involving New Hanover against defending 4-A state champion Scotland County.... On Thursday we had plenty of sports news from UNCW, plus the latest news concerning recent Laney grad Elijah Wilson... Plus more! Full story...
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Brett Blizzard awaits another season of pro hoops; plus a new arrival !

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videoBrett Blizzard is one of the biggest sports figures in Wilmington. He's the all-time leading scorer in the history of UNCW basketball, but he's not done with his pro career. Check out our interview with Blizzard to see his plans for the upcoming season. It includes becoming a father for the first time. [ Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 16

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video On Monday night the Wilmington Sharks five game winning streak was snapped. The Sharks offense never showed up. .... On Monday we checked out the home team Leland squad in the Dixie Youth state championship tournament that's being played in Leland this week... The non-conference schedule is out for Buzz Peterson's UNCW men's basketball team.... Plus more! Full story...
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Lee resigns from UNCW hoops post

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Brooks Lee served as the UNCW interim head coach for men's basketball when Benny Moss left the Seahawks hoops program. On Friday Lee stepped down from his position on Buzz Peterson's staff. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - July 11

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video On Wednesday night we talked to Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Jay Ross about his upcoming charity basketball game at Brogden Hall. Ross will also be organizing a free football camp this weekend.... On Wednesday we also found out former UNCW guard Chad Tomko is headed to Europe to play basketball. Plus more! Full story...
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NCAA bans UNCW men's basketball team from postseason play

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video On Wednesday the UNCW men's basketball team received news it didn't want to hear. The UNCW men’s basketball team will not be allowed to compete in postseason play in the 2012-13 season due to low Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores. The NCAA made that announcement on Wednesday. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - June 18

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video On Monday we found out former UNCW men's basketball coach Jerry Wainwright is headed a bit closer to home. Wainwright has decided to leave Fresno State. Congratulations are in order for the UNCW surf team. They finished in third place at the national collegiate surfing championship. On top of that a UNCW Seahawk and a former Laney Buccaneer haunted the Wilmington Sharks on Monday night. Full story...
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Peterson awaits APR report during team camp

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videoUNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson is ready to move forward in regard to academic progress. He's anxiously awaiting the APR (Academic Progress Report) from the NCAA while supervising the Buzz Peterson team camp on campus. Full story...
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Former UNCW basketball player arrested on drug charges

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A former UNCW basketball player has been arrested on drug charges. New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies arrested Donte Morales after they say he sold marijuana at a Wilmington apartment complex last night. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - May 16

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videoSports on WWAY on Wednesday night featured a 5-2 state playoff win in girls soccer for Whiteville High School. We also had updates on coaching changes at South Brunswick High School and player movement involving UNC Wilmington basketball players taking their talents elsewhere. Click full story to see the remaining state playoff schedule for schools in our region. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - May 3

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video Trot Nixon will be inducted into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday. We featured Nixon on WWAY's Thursday night sports. On top of that we checked in on the regular season girls soccer finale between New Hanover and Hoggard. Plus, we featured the new women's basketball coach at UNC Wilmington, Adell Harris. Full story...
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UNCW tabs Adell Harris as women's hoops coach

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video Cynthia Cooper-Dyke is going to be a hard act to follow, but Adell Harris is up to the challenge. Adell Harris was introduced as the new women's head basketball coach at UNC Wilmington on Thursday. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - May 2

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video A busy night... the Wilmington Hammerheads wrapped up their three game homestand, George Bryan gets ready to head to Dallas with hopes of becoming a Cowboy, UNCW looks like they have a new leading lady, and at Laney High School twelve Bucs signed letters of intent and we talk to their new basketball coach. Full story...
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WWAY Friday night sports - April 27

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video Friday night’s sports segment featured high school baseball action from all over the region. We checked out Hoggard versus Greenville Rose, as well as New Hanover against Laney. We even had a grand slam in softball action from Rocky Point, where Trask squared off against Union. Full story...
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Peterson intends to stay at UNCW

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Buzz Peterson says he's staying put at UNC Wilmington after being linked to a possible job opening on Sunday at SMU. Full story...
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