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Jay Ross to be named head coach of Wilmington Tigers

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videoIt appears the NFL career for Wilmington's Jay Ross has been put on hold. The New Hanover High alum will return to the football sideline this summer as the head coach of the Wilmington Tigers semi-pro football team. A news conference will be held on Friday to formally introduce Ross as the new head coach of the Tigers. Full story...
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Terrell Stanley upgraded to good condition

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videoA former South Brunswick High School and current East Carolina University football player is improving at a Greenville hospital. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 13; Another double digit win for Seahawks

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videoThe Seahawks are on a roll. Buzz Peterson's basketball squad won again on Thursday. That's two wins in a row just three days after ending a school record losing streak. The college baseball season will start on Friday in Wilmington. VMI, Kentucky, UNCW and #1 ranked Virginia should all have decent weather for three days at Brooks Field. Plus more! Full story...
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UPDATE: Former S. Brunswick football standout Terrell Stanley hurt in crash on icy highway

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videoTwo East Carolina football players were involved in a car accident near the Tar River Bridge in Greenville on Wednesday morning. Terrell Stanley is a South Brunswick High graduate. He's a starting defensive end. His injuries are believed to be quite serious. 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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WWAY's Thursday night sports - January 16

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videoOn Thursday on WWAY we checked out high school hoops involving New Hanover-Scotland and East Bladen-Union. The East Bladen girls won on Thursday night to improve to 15-0. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - January 2

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videoA three day basketball event at Cape Fear Academy is underway. We had loads of coverage on WWAY on Thursday night. It's hard to lose a starter to a season ending injury, but that appears to be the case for the UNCW men's basketball team. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - December 24

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videoFormer South Brunswick Cougar football standout Terrell Stanley had a sensational sophomore season for the East Carolina Pirates. ECU head coach Ruffin McNeill was hoping McNeill would be named all-conference in Conference USA. Instead, Stanley was only an honorable mention selection. Check out McNeill's analysis of the former South Brunswick standout. Plus more! Full story...
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Police: Brother kills former ECU football player

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A former ECU football player was murdered by his older brother in Greensboro, police said. Darren Blacknall, 30, has been charged with first-degree murder for allegedly killing his brother, 24-year-old Derek Blacknall. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - December 1

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videoBuzz Peterson's basketball squad pulled out a thrilling win on the road against the East Carolina Pirates on Sunday night. We had game highlights and postgame reaction. A Wilmington Pop Warner football team is headed to Disney. The Carolina Panthers continued their roll on Sunday. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - November 19

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videoOn Tuesday we made the trip to Tabor City to get reaction from South Columbus football coach Jake Fonvielle on an NCHSAA ruling that puts an end to the season for the Stallions. On Tuesday we had highlights from three different high school basketball games, plus hoops from Cape Fear Community College and more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - October 21

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videoTrot Nixon is pumped up about the return of the Boston Red Sox to the World Series. We get Trot's spin on our Monday sports. We talk with DaQuan Barnes too. The former New Hanover Wildcat is loading up on playing time for the ECU Pirates in football. A Wilmington tennis team wins a national title. We have a Big Shots basketball recruiting update from Laney. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - October 7

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videoNC State football coach Dave Doeren says quarterback Brandon Mitchell is day to day, but there's a chance Mitchell will start this weekend against Syracuse. Both golf teams at UNCW competed on Monday. Tuesday's exhibition baseball game at UNCW has been rescheduled. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - October 4

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videoOn Thursday we checked out basketball practice at East Carolina, soccer action from Legion Stadium and we provided a week 7 high school football preview. Former East Bladen football standout Desmond Bryant left Thursday's NFL game early due to shortness of breath. Plus more. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - September 30

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videoOn Monday we provided an update on former UNCW basketball standout Keith Rendleman. We checked out basketball practice at Duke with freshman phenom Jabari Parker. Former South Brunswick Cougar Terrell Stanley had another big day for ECU this weekend. Plus more! Full story...
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