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See Trevon Brown's first college touchdown
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:55pm.

videoTrevon Brown scored his first college touchdown on Saturday. The former New Hanover Wildcat caught a touchdown pass in the second half during East Carolina's decisive victory over NC Central. See the td for yourself!

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NY Giants acquire former New Hanover Wildcat Nick Becton; plus more weekend sports!
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:02pm.

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.

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NC conservative activist quits $95K health job
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:39pm.

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.

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DaQuan Barnes looks for breakout season
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:23pm.

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.

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Rust holding back NFL's Jonathan Cooper?
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:47pm.

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!

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Former Sharks head coach, former UNCW assistant Godwin named ECU head coach
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 06/26/2014 - 9:54pm.

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.

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Fred Lynch Invitational wraps up; Sharks hold off Generals; Ashley introduces two head coaches
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:30pm.

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!

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ACC leads way in 2014 MLB Draft; Sharks lose to SwampDogs & Whiteville softball team hits stride
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:08am.

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.

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Terrell Stanley to miss 2014 ECU football season; West Brunswick's football coach resigns
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 10:55pm.

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!

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ECU to build dental clinic in Brunswick County
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/16/2014 - 3:21pm.

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.

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