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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
Former Laney Buccaneer Tamera Young may have saved her best game of the season for crunch time. Chicago trailed by 20 points in game 3 of a best of 3 first round WNBA playoff series. Young scored 16 points in Chicago's come from behind 81-80 victory.
The 2014 high school football regular season is underway. On Friday we had coverage from several games. We expected to have a full slate, but the weather interfered with those plans. Some games were completed. Some started, but will need to be resumed. Some games never started.
The Charlotte Hornets released their upcoming schedule on Wednesday. LeBron James will only make one appearance this season in Charlotte. The Cleveland Cavaliers will play in Charlotte on January 2nd. Former Hoggard Viking football standout Jonathan Cooper is nursing a turf toe injury with the Arizona Cardinals. Plus more!
Clearly this was one of the best nights to be at the Shark Tank all year. UNCW basketball coach Kevin Keatts threw out the first pitch. The Florence head coach got tossed out of the game after throwing a slew of bats onto the field. Michael Montville hit a homer for the second night in a row. Jon Olczak was terrific on the mound. Sam Foy had three hits. Plus more!