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Tough road game awaits New Hanover football; Thursday soccer action from Hoggard and Laney

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videoNew Hanover High doesn't shy away from a tough non-conference football schedule. The Wildcats travel to Laurinburg on Friday in order to play perennial power Scotland County. New Hanover head coach Kevin Motsinger told us on Thursday that he's more concerned with his team's play than the Scots. On Thursday we also checked out local soccer and volleyball action. Plus more! Full story...
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Tuesday soccer: video from UNCW's victory, Coastal Christian's win and Laney too

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videoThe UNCW men's soccer team now has two victories this season over a nationally ranked opponent. The first one occurred last Friday. The Seahawks picked up their second on Tuesday. We showcased two high school soccer games on WWAY on Tuesday as well. Coastal Christian knocked off Cape Fear Academy. Laney edged Ashley. Plus more! Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: David Holden

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videoThis week we stayed in New Hanover County to find our Teacher of the Week. When we surprise each of our teachers, most of them are a little confused when we show up to their classroom with our camera. Full story...
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Wilmington's Tamera Young ends WNBA season as league runner-up; huge win for UNCW soccer

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The WNBA season ended on Friday. Wilmington's Tamera Young will have to settle this season as the league runner-up. It's a wonderful title to have for the Laney High graduate. Elsewhere, Friday was more than a special night for the UNCW men's soccer team. The Seahawks knocked off nationally ranked South Carolina. Plus more! Full story...
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New Hanover edges Laney, Coastal Christian beats South Brunswick in soccer; plus Daquan Barnes out for ECU Pirates

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videoOn Tuesday we showcased two high school soccer games on WWAY. New Hanover edged Laney in the Mideastern Conference opener for both squads. Coastal Christian knocked off South Brunswick. Plus, it appears former New Hanover Wildcat football standout Daquan Barnes will miss the entire 2014 college football season for East Carolina. Full story...
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Pharoah McKever excels in debut for NC State

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videoNC State defeated Old Dominion over the weekend in college football to improve to 2-0 on the season. Clearly, one of the difference makers on defense turned out to be a redshirt freshman who didn't even play in the Wolfpack season opener. On Monday on WWAY we showcased Pharoah McKever's college debut. McKever is a graduate of South Columbus High. Plus we have more football news on Mike Sheehan, Nick Napolitano and Jonathan Cooper! Full story...
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WNBA Finals in store for Wilmington's Tamera Young; Coult Culler to redshirt at NC State

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videoWilmington resident Tamera Young is definitely in uncharted territory. Her team earned a spot in the WNBA Finals on Wednesday night. The Laney graduate has been a staple in the Chicago starting lineup all season. Laney grad Coult Culler will likely sit out the 2014 college football season for NC State. Plus more! Full story...
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Wilmington's Tamera Young saves season for the WNBA Chicago Sky; plus UNCW socccer wins!

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videoFormer Laney High basketball standout Tamera Young saved the season for the WNBA Chicago Sky on Monday. Young made a basket that forced the game into overtime. Chicago ended up winning the playoff game in double overtime. Coincidentally, the UNCW men's soccer team also won in double overtime on Monday. Full story...
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Former Laney standout advances to second round of WNBA playoffs

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videoFormer Laney Buccaneer Tamera Young may have saved her best game of the season for crunch time. Chicago trailed by 20 points in game 3 of a best of 3 first round WNBA playoff series. Young scored 16 points in Chicago's come from behind 81-80 victory. Full story...
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WWAY's 5th Quarter - August 22nd

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videoThe 2014 high school football regular season is underway. On Friday we had coverage from several games. We expected to have a full slate, but the weather interfered with those plans. Some games were completed. Some started, but will need to be resumed. Some games never started. Full story...
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Laney football team issues Ice Bucket Challenge to WWAY's John Rendleman, Hoggard, Ashley & New Hanover

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videoThe Laney Buccaneers recently participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Laney head football coach Ashaad Yeoman and Laney football director of media relations Cori Stukes challenged the football teams at Ashley, Hoggard and New Hanover to follow suit. The Buccaneers also challenged a handful of media people, including WWAY's John Rendleman. Full story...
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WWAY's 5th Quarter - August 15th

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videoThe first 5th Quarter of 2014 is now in the books. On Friday we had coverage from all five scrimmages at the BB&T Jamboree at Legion Stadium in Wilmington. Plus, we had coverage from the Buddy Burney Memorial Jamboree in Bladen County. Full story...
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Buzz Peterson's family on the road again

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videoFor the last four years Buzz Peterson has been a Wilmington resident. As of Thursday that's no longer the case. The former UNCW men's head basketball coach moved his family to the Charlotte area. Peterson will be working with the NBA Charlotte Hornets down the road. This means his son, Rob, will not be playing for Laney in the upcoming basketball season. Full story...
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Former Laney swimmer wins national title

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Former Laney High swimmer Stephen Coetzer grew up in South Africa. On Friday Coetzer won a national swimming title in his native country. Coetzer is a rising senior at NC State University. Full story...
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Kickers defeat Hammerheads 3-1

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videoThe Richmond Kickers came into Friday's USL Pro soccer game at Legion Stadium as the second place team in the league. The Wilmington Hammerheads managed to tie the Kickers in two earlier meetings this season, but unfortunately the Wilmington Hammerheads came up short on Friday night. Plus more! Full story...
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