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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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Will Buzz Peterson leave UNCW for SMU?

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Times have been better in Seahawk basketball land. It appears UNCW will be banned from post-season play next season due to previous academic difficulties. Three players recently transferred. On Sunday might a Dallas newspaper reported UNCW head coach Buzz Peterson may be heading to SMU as an assistant coach if Larry Brown is awarded the vacant head coaching job for the Mustangs. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - April 10

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video On Tuesday night the New Hanover County School Board recognized the New Hanover boys basketball team for winning the 4-A state championship in high school basketball. WWAY was there for that. We also checked out baseball action from UNCW and Ashley High School (and softball). On top of that we covered the resignation of UNCW women's basketball coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke. Full story...
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Former UNCW Seahawk wins national championship with Kentucky Wildcats

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John Calipari played college basketball at UNC Wilmington for one season. It wasn't the happiest period of his life, nor was it a time full of playing time. On Monday night Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats beat Kansas in New Orleans in the national championship game. It's Calipari's first national title. Full story...
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3 Seahawk basketball players seek release from UNCW

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video The UNCW men's basketball team has had more than fair share of players leave over the last few seasons. It now appears three more Seahawks may be heading out of town in order to play basketball elsewhere. Three Seahawks have asked for their official release. Full story...
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Cremins retires as C of C head coach

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College of Charleston men's basketball head coach Bobby Cremins announced his retirement on Monday. UNCW grad Mark Byington is currently the interim head basketball coach at Charleston. Some people close to the situation speculate Byington will be named the permanent head basketball in Charleston in the near future. Full story...
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Appalachian State edges UNCW in Women's NIT

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video Appalachian State defeated UNC Wilmington in the first round of the WNIT on Thursday night at Trask Coliseum. The Seahawks conclude their season with a 20-13 record. ASU will not face NC State in the second round of the WNIT in Raleigh on Saturday. Full story...
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UNCW will host WNIT game on Thursday

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They're dancing again. For the second year in a row the UNC Wilmington women's basketball team earned an invitation to a post-season tournament. The Seahawks received their invite late Monday night. UNCW will host the Appalachian State Mountaineers on Thursday at Trask Coliseum in the 15th Annual Women's National Invitation Tournament. It's not the NCAA, but the WNIT is the best alternative. Full story...
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UNCW women's basketball team loses to nationally ranked Hens; WNIT bid next?

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UNCW's run in the CAA Women's Basketball Tournament came to a crashing halt on Saturday afternoon when the Seahawks ran into the nationally ranked Delaware Blue Hens. Cynthia Cooper Dyke's team drops to 20-12 record with the loss. The Seahawks must now play the waiting game. They're hoping to receive a bid to the WNIT for the second year in a row. Full story...
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WWAY'S Friday night sports - March 9

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videoThe UNC Wilmington women's basketball team won on Friday in the CAA Tournament. Click play video to see game action & pkst game reaction from Friday's win. Friday was also a great day to watch ACC basketball action. On Friday we also featured our final preview piece on the New Hanover basketball team. The Wildcats play in the state 4-A title game on Saturday. Plus much more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - March 8

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videoOn Thursday night we featured first round action from the CAA Women's Basketball Tournament in Maryland. UNCW defeated Georgia State to advance to the quarterfinals. On Thursday we also checked in with the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament. Plus, we caught up with the New Hanover boys basketball team for their final practice at Brogden Hall before Saturday's 4-A state title game. Full story...
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