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Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 2:48pm.READ MORE:
She's back. It's just for one night, but regardless, she is back. Former NC State basketball standout Chasity Melvin is in the saddle for the Full Court Press..Chasity Melvin led NC State to the Women's Final Four in 1998. Melvin was recently inducted into the NC State Athletics Hall of Fame and tonight she's back at WWAY to talk high school hoops on the Full Court Press! Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 12/06/2014 - 12:56am.READ MORE:
The first Full Court Press of the new basketball season is now a done deal. On Friday we showcased loads of basketball with the return of analyst Kevin Schneider. Our coverage included an overtime game between Laney and Pender, plus more! Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 12/05/2014 - 4:45pm.READ MORE:
WWAY is proud to announce Kevin Schneider is back as the guest analyst for the "Full Court Press" on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 11 p.m on Friday nights during the high school basketball season. The 2014-15 "Full Court Press" will debut tonight on WWAYNewsChannel 3 around 11:15 p.m. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 11/15/2014 - 7:35pm.READ MORE:
For the second year in a row, WWAY NewsChannel 3 has been named Best Newscast in North Carolina. The AP Award was one of seven awards WWAY received during a luncheon at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 03/01/2014 - 1:14am.READ MORE:
It's heartbreak city for fans of New Hanover High. The Panther Creek boys basketball team stuck a dagger in New Hanover at the final buzzer to end the season for the Wildcats. WWAY was there for the dramatic finish. On Friday's Full Court Press we had extensive state playoff coverage from five different games: New Hanover's heartbreaking loss at the buzzer, West Brunswick's nailbiting victory over Southern Durham, a Trask come from behind win against Whiteville, East Bladen's come from behind thriller against Southern Vance and another nailbiter from East Columbus where the Gators won by one point. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 02/22/2014 - 1:31am.READ MORE:
It was a "Wildcat" type of night in basketball in the Mideastern Conference. Both the New Hanover boys and girls won tournament titles on Friday. In the Four County Conference East Bladen captured the girls title. Clinton won the boys title. We had highlights and post-game reaction from all four games on the Full Court Press. Check it out. It was a "Wildcat" type of night for former New Hanover swimmer Cari Blalock. Blalock won an event at the ACC Swimming & Diving Championship on Friday. Plus more! Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 02/15/2014 - 12:59am.READ MORE:
Friday's Full Court Press featured a victory by Hoggard against West Brunswick in a battle for second place in the Mideastern Conference. We had basketball coverage from Ashley-Laney. Both games in Buctown came down to the wire. We checked out New Hanover-South Brunswick, Trask-Clinton & Pender-Wallace-Rose Hill. We even sneaked in college action too! We showcased UNCW-JMU in women's hoops and UNCW-VMI in college baseball. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 02/08/2014 - 1:03am.READ MORE:
Friday's Full Court Press featured a come from behind victory by New Hanover against West Brunswick in a battle of first place versus second place in the Mideastern Conference. We had basketball coverage from Hoggard-Laney, Topsail-South Brunswick, Trask-Midway, North Brunswick-Dixon and East Columbus-Red Springs too. We couldn't decide on the play of the week; therefore, we had two. Plus more! Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 02/01/2014 - 12:55am.READ MORE:
Due to the winter storm earlier in the week there wasn't any high school basketball action in our region on Friday, but the show must go on, and it did. WWAY aired a special modified version of the Full Press on Friday night. It featured a creative, cinema-style look at WWAY's Full Court Press Watch List, a plays of the season music video for boys and girls basketball plus more! Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 01/25/2014 - 12:47am.READ MORE:
Friday's Full Court Press featured a nail-biter from Cerro Gordo, an upset thriller from Leland and a gym-clearing encounter from Lake Waccamaw due to a fight between high school basketball fans. Plus more! Full story...