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NY Giants acquire former New Hanover Wildcat Nick Becton; plus more weekend sports!

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Former New Hanover Wildcat Nick Becton has a new home in the NFL. The New York Giants picked up Becton on Sunday. Former New Hanover Wildcat Trevon Brown scored his first college touchdown on Saturday. Plus more, including sports from UNCW and Cape Fear Community College. Full story...
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NC conservative activist quits $95K health job

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A North Carolina anti-abortion activist and tea party organizer is quitting her $95,000-a-year job as a senior Medicaid adviser after a year. The state Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday that Margaret "Mardy" Peal is resigning next month. The single mother said she wanted more time with her family. Full story...
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DaQuan Barnes looks for breakout season

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videoThree former New Hanover Wildcat football players are currently on the East Carolina football team. Coincidentally, Trevon Brown, Jacen Murphy and DaQuan Barnes are all wide receivers for the ECU Pirates. Barnes is the only one of three to see game action so far. On Monday night Barnes provided insight on the upcoming ECU football season. Full story...
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Rust holding back NFL's Jonathan Cooper?

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videoFormer Hoggard Viking offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper missed his entire rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals after breaking his leg in a preseason game last August. Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians earlier this week said Cooper needs to shake off the rust. Cooper even admitted his level of play is not where it needs to be. Click the play video icon for a profile and the latest info on the Wilmington resident. Plus, the Burgaw Dixie Belles are rolling in Louisiana! Full story...
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Former Sharks head coach, former UNCW assistant Godwin named ECU head coach

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videoCliff Godwin was the head coach of the Wilmington Sharks in 2005. Before that stint Godwin served as an assistant baseball coach at UNC Wilmington. On Thursday Godwin was officially introduced to Pirate Nation as the new head baseball coach at East Carolina. Full story...
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Fred Lynch Invitational wraps up; Sharks hold off Generals; Ashley introduces two head coaches

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videoThe 2014 Fred Lynch Invitational is now over after three days of intense summer high school hoops. The Wilmington Sharks won on Wednesday at Buck Hardee Field. Ashley High has a new head football coach. It's a familiar face to to the Ashley High community. Plus more! Full story...
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ACC leads way in 2014 MLB Draft; Sharks lose to SwampDogs & Whiteville softball team hits stride

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videoThe Whiteville softball team will begin their quest for a state title on Friday night. Check out the secret behind the Wolfpack's success. It's more than just a family affair. The Wilmington Sharks three game winning streak is over. Fayetteville beat Wilmington on Thursday. Nine ACC baseball players were picked on the first day of the 2014 MLB Draft. Full story...
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Terrell Stanley to miss 2014 ECU football season; West Brunswick's football coach resigns

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videoFormer South Brunswick Cougar Terrell Stanley won't be suiting up for East Carolina in 2014. Stanley is still recovering from his near fatal car accident from three months ago. West Brunswick High School has a head football coaching vacancy. Scott Frazier has stepped down in Shallotte. Plus more! Full story...
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ECU to build dental clinic in Brunswick County

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videoDental care for those who need it most is on its way to Brunswick County. Today the ECU School of Dental Medicine announced the eighth of its Community Service Learning Centers is coming to the county. Full story...
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Track & Field recap from Mideastern + more !

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videoThe Ashley boys track & field team captured their fifth conference title in a row on Thursday. New Hanover finished in first in the Mideastern Conference Championship for girls. Plus more! Full story...
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Decade long drought for New Hanover baseball title is over

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videoIt's been a decade since the last league championship for New Hanover in baseball. The drought ended on Thursday night. In fact we were at Buck Hardee Field to catch the celebration, which included a Gatorade bath for head coach Richard Foy. Plus more! Full story...
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Tuesday high school sports roundup + a former Ashley pitcher goes 3 innings against ECU

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videoFirst place was on the line in softball at the Ashley/Laney game and Trask/West Bladen. We checked out both of those on our 11pm sports. In college baseball Trevor Kelley pitched three innings on Tuesday for North Carolina against East Carolina. We showcased that too. Plus more! Full story...
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UNCW outslugs Elon, ECU trims UNC; Kevin Keatts names two assistants to hoops staff

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videoUNCW moved above the .500 for the first time since late February with a 10-7 win over Elon in college baseball. In Greenville former West Brunswick Trojan Hunter Allen helped East Carolina edge UNC 3-2 in baseball. In basketball news UNCW head coach Kevin Keatts has hired two assistants. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - April 9; Ashley baseball & softball takes flight

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videoThe Screaming Eagles are looking fantastic this season in both baseball and softball. We checked out action on Wednesday from Ashley involving Topsail and Ashley High. In college baseball UNCW and East Carolina both won. In fact the Pirates picked up a non-conference victory against NC State. Full story...
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UNCW baseball team loses lead in CAA opener, ECU sweeps UMBC

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videoThe UNCW baseball team had a comfortable lead against James Madison in the CAA opener for both teams. Unfortunately the Seahawks didn't keep their 5 run cushion. In Greenville the East Carolina Pirates had positive results. The Pirates sport a 6 game winning streak after sweeping UMBC in a doubleheader. We have game highlights from Harrisonburg and Greenville. Full story...
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