Tamera Young cracks a smile in Wilmington on July 25, 2015. (Photo John Rendleman/WWAY)
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WNBA playoffs start Sunday for Wilmington’s Tamera Young

Laney High graduate Tamera Young will be in playoff mode on Sunday for the WNBA Chicago Sky.
Tamera Young guards Tamika Catchings on June 29, 2016. Photo WNBA
3 months ago
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Wilmington’s Tamera Young unable to stop Catchings the day after Pat Summitt’s death

Former Laney basketball standout Tamera Young had the unenviable task of guarding a fired up Tamika Cathchings on Wednesday. Catchings played for Pat Summitt at Tennessee.
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1 year ago
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Wilmington’s Tamera Young set to return to action on Tuesday

Former Laney Buccaneer Tamera Young has missed more than six weeks of the WNBA season for the Chicago Sky. Young expects to return to the court on Tuesday if her thumb continues to heal over the weekend.
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1 year ago
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Tamera Young and Kris Clark team up against cancer with 3-on-3 basketball

Some of the best Wilmington area basketball players competed over the weekend in the Kris Clark-Tamera Young Kill Cancer 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at the MLK Center.
WWAY’s Chasity Melvin enters “Wolfpack Hall”
2 years ago
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WWAY’s Chasity Melvin enters “Wolfpack Hall”

It's now official. WWAY Full Court Press analyst Chasity Melvin is a member of the NC State Athletic Hall of Fame. Melvin was inducted over the weekend in Raleigh. Of course, we had to make the trip in order check out some of the excitement.
Wilmington’s Tamera Young ends WNBA season as league runner-up; huge win for UNCW soccer
2 years ago
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Wilmington’s Tamera Young ends WNBA season as league runner-up; huge win for UNCW soccer

The WNBA season ended on Friday. Wilmington's Tamera Young will have to settle this season as the league runner-up. It's a wonderful title to have for the Laney High graduate. Elsewhere, Friday was more than a special night for the UNCW men's soccer team. The Seahawks knocked off nationally ranked South Carolina. Plus more!
Hammerheads set for return to soccer playoffs; Thursday football on our radar, along with Friday rain
2 years ago
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Hammerheads set for return to soccer playoffs; Thursday football on our radar, along with Friday rain

The Wilmington Hammerheads return to postseason play on Saturday. They'll be heading across the country to face Sacramento. Tamera Young may not need a miracle, but her Chicago Sky team has to win on Friday to keep the season alive in the WNBA for Chicago. Plus, expected foul weather on Friday means we'll have Thursday football.
Chicago Sky and Wilmington’s Tamera Young now down by two games in WNBA Finals
2 years ago
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Chicago Sky and Wilmington’s Tamera Young now down by two games in WNBA Finals

The Chicago Sky and Wilmington's Tamera Young will need an impressive comeback to win the WNBA title this year. Chicago trails the best of five title series two games to none against Phoenix. Plus, the schedule for the UNCW women's basketball team is out.
WNBA Finals in store for Wilmington’s Tamera Young; Coult Culler to redshirt at NC State
2 years ago
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WNBA Finals in store for Wilmington’s Tamera Young; Coult Culler to redshirt at NC State

Wilmington resident Tamera Young is definitely in uncharted territory. Her team earned a spot in the WNBA Finals on Wednesday night. The Laney graduate has been a staple in the Chicago starting lineup all season. Laney grad Coult Culler will likely sit out the 2014 college football season for NC State. Plus more!
Wilmington’s Tamera Young saves season for the WNBA Chicago Sky; plus UNCW socccer wins!
2 years ago
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Wilmington’s Tamera Young saves season for the WNBA Chicago Sky; plus UNCW socccer wins!

Former Laney High basketball standout Tamera Young saved the season for the WNBA Chicago Sky on Monday. Young made a basket that forced the game into overtime. Chicago ended up winning the playoff game in double overtime. Coincidentally, the UNCW men's soccer team also won in double overtime on Monday.