WWE says Virgil Runnels, a former professional wrestler known by his fans as Dusty Rhodes, has died. He was 69.
Carolina Beach has been the host location for the national championship of beach wrestling the last three years. We were there to check out the sights and sounds.
Famous women in the wrestling industry came to the Port City this weekend to pack a punch on everyone's plans.
Women's wrestling superstars will fill downtown Wilmington's Coastline Convention Center Saturday for a first-ever tribute to women in wrestling.
On Tuesday on WWAY we featured five different basketball games at five different venues. We checked out action in Rocky Point between the undefeated East Bladen girls vs. Trask. We checked out the undefeated West Brunswick boys against Topsail. We also featured New Hanover-Laney, Harrells-Coastal Christian along with a wilder than wild finish in the Ashley-Hoggard boys basketball game.
UNCW head basketball coach Kevin Keatts said last year's UNCW team would have found a way to lose Wednesday's home game against the Liberty Flames. As it turns out, UNCW won a sloppy, physical game in overtime to improve to 4-3 on the season. The game was highlighted by a handful of dunks. We hope you get a chance to check out the rim rockers on our video. On Wednesday we also showcased BCC men's hoops, UNCW women's basketball and Laney wrestling.
Athletes 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.
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.
Virginia'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!
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!