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UNCW holds off Liberty in OT
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:54pm.

videoUNCW 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.

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5th annual National Beach Wrestling Championship draws athletes from around the country
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 06/01/2014 - 10:04pm.

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.

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Topsail & Trask wrestlers earn individual state titles
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 02/22/2014 - 8:00pm.

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.

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WWAY's Sunday night sports - February 16
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 02/16/2014 - 11:47pm.

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!

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Saturday sports recap (college & high school)
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 02/15/2014 - 8:22pm.

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!

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 6
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 02/06/2014 - 11:48pm.

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.

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Losing skid continues for Seahawks, Heels beat Wolfpack, East Bladen girls lose for first time
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 02/01/2014 - 9:58pm.

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!

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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 22
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 11:49pm.

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 !

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Weekend sports update
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 01/12/2014 - 5:51pm.

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!

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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - December 18
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 12/18/2013 - 11:37pm.

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!

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