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5th annual National Beach Wrestling Championship draws athletes from around the country

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videoAthletes from across the country came to Carolina Beach for the fifth annual National Beach Wrestling Championship. Wrestlers of all ages enjoyed hitting the sand to compete for state and national titles. Full story...
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Topsail & Trask wrestlers earn individual state titles

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Several high school wrestlers from our area advanced to the state tournament in Greensboro, but only three made it to the state finals. The competition is now over. Two of the wrestlers will be coming home as a state champion. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - February 16

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videoVirginia's starting pitcher didn't give up a hit on Sunday afternoon against UNCW in front of a record crowd at Brooks Field. The Seahawks did manage to get a few hits off the relief pitchers of the nation's number one ranked college baseball team. Plus more! Full story...
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Saturday sports recap (college & high school)

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The two game winning streak for Buzz Peterson's UNCW basketball squad ended on Saturday. The Seahawks lost by two points on the road against James Madison. Several high school basketball teams played on Saturday. Conference pairings are out for high school hoops. In baseball the UNCW Seahawks fall to 1-1 after losing to Kentucky. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 6

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videoThe boys basketball team at Trinity Christian has a slew of players who'll likely play college basketball in the near future on the high division one level. NC State made offers to two of the Trinity players recently. UNC and Duke both have their eyes on Trinity players as well. Check out our game highlights from Trinity's victory on Thursday over the Coastal Christian boys. Full story...
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Losing skid continues for Seahawks, Heels beat Wolfpack, East Bladen girls lose for first time

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It's a new school record. The losing streak for the UNCW men's basketball squad is now 11. Buzz Peterson's squad had the lead in the final minute of play, but the Seahawks fall short against Delaware. The UNC Tar Heel beat NC State in Chapel Hill on Saturday. In high school hoops the East Bladen girls are no longer undefeated. Laney won the conference title in wrestling. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 22

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videoOn Wednesday night the losing skid continued for the UNCW Seahawks and head coach Buzz Peterson. The Seahawks lost a heartbreaker on the road against the College of Charleston. Check out our game action. In high school hoops the East Bladen girls remained undefeated with a come from behind win over West Bladen. We had highlights from the East Bladen boys game too. It was a thriller. We checked out high school wrestling from Wilmington. Plus more ! Full story...
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Weekend sports update

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The season is over for the Carolina Panthers. The San Francisco 49ers advance in the playoffs. WWAY's Chasity Melvin was honored in Cary on Saturday by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association for being of the best athletes in the state. Saturday was the first day Duke, North Carolina & NC State all lost on the same day since 1996 in men's basketball. Both UNC Wilmington basketball teams continued their losing streaks this weekend. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - December 18

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videoOn Tuesday we featured the wrestlers at Laney High School. They're off to a 13-0 start. On top of that the team has a brand new practice facility. Buzz Peterson's UNCW basketball team will host a familiar non-conference foe on Saturday. Josh Rusk is no longer the South Brunswick head football coach. Plus more! Full story...
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UPWA returns to Wilmington Saturday

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videoThe fastest-growing wrestling promotion in the southeast will be at the National Guard Armory in Wilmington for its eighth show Saturday. Organizers said UPWA's 'Summer Showdown 2013: Where it all began' will be an action-packed show. Full story...
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Wrestling, baseball-softball and squash make Olympics short list

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Wrestling, squash and baseball-softball have made the IOC short list for inclusion in the 2020 Olympics. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - March 4

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videoOn Monday night on WWAY we provided a weekend recap of sports from around the region. This includes UNCW's impressive performance at the CAA Swimming & Diving Championships, UNCW baseball, high school wrestling state championship accolades and a salute to the only high school basketball team left in the state playoffs. On top of that we checked out the first woman ever to try out for an NFL team. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - March 1

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videoThe third round of the high school basketball state playoffs is over. We were in heavy basketball mode on Friday with our final Full Court Press of the season. See what Brett Blizzard and Kevin Schneider had to say about Hoggard's overtime loss. On top of that game we showcased action involving Ashley, East Columbus and North Brunswick on Friday's Full Court Press. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 28

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videoOn Thursday the North Carolina Tar Heels picked up a key ACC road win over Clemson. Duke was not as fortunate. Coach K and the Blue Devils got bitten by the Cavaliers on Thursday night. Former Laney swimming standout Stephen Coetzer swam the second fastest 200 individual medley time in the history of NC State. The UNCW men's swim team appears to be locked in on another CAA title. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 14

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videoOn Thursday night the Hoggard boys basketball team lost for the first time all season in league play. New Hanover beat Hoggard 52-32. The Laney girls captured the league title with a come from behind win over Ashley. The Bucs finish league play with a perfect 10-0 conference record. Full story...
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