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Holiday high school basketball: Brogden and WOW events both tip off on Saturday

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videoThe Leon Brogden Holiday Basketball Tournament will be held on the campus of UNC Wilmington this weekend. The three day event will start on Saturday, December 27th. It'll wrap up on Tuesday, December 30th. Those are the same dates for the Woodmen of the World Basketball Tournament at West Bladen High School. Full story...
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Clinton boys hold off Laney to win Nathan Gay Holiday Tournament

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videoClinton High took the lead in the second quarter of Tuesday's basketball game against Laney. It's a lead the Dark Horses never relinquished. Clinton went onto win the boys title game of the Nathan Gay Holiday Tournament over Laney at Union High School. Check out our game highlights. Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Dec. 19

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videoFriday's Full Court Press on WWAY featured a basketball doubleheader at Brogden Hall between New Hanover and Ashley. It turned out to be a Wildcat type of night with New Hanover winning both the boys and the girls game. We unveiled the "Full Court Press Watch List" for the first time this season. The list will likely change as the season progresses. Plus more! Full story...
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UNCW holds off Liberty in OT

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videoUNCW head basketball coach Kevin Keatts said last year's UNCW team would have found a way to lose Wednesday's home game against the Liberty Flames. As it turns out, UNCW won a sloppy, physical game in overtime to improve to 4-3 on the season. The game was highlighted by a handful of dunks. We hope you get a chance to check out the rim rockers on our video. On Wednesday we also showcased BCC men's hoops, UNCW women's basketball and Laney wrestling. Full story...
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Hoggard dunks over North Brunswick, West Brunswick stays undefeated & Laney falls in OT

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videoThe North Brunswick boys did not put up much resistance to Hoggard on Tuesday night. Dunks from Xavier Johnson energized the crowd and the Vikings rolled to an easy win. We had our sports cameras in Shallotte too. West Brunswick remains undefeated. Laney lost in overtime against Scotland County. We were there for that one as well. We did showcase a victory from the Laney girls though. Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Dec. 12

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videoFriday marked the return of Chasity Melvin to WWAY's Full Court Press. The NC State Hall of Famer made a guest appearance on Friday. This season's analyst, Kevin Schneider, had a previous basketball commitment to fulfill. We showcased a slew of basketball action on the Full Court Press. This included game action from Hoggard-New Hanover, Whiteville-East Columbus and much more including another football state championship for Wallace-Rose Hill. Full story...
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Opening night of league play in the Mideastern Conference

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videoWe had our sports cameras out and about on Tuesday night. The Hoggard boys basketball team used a handful of slam dunks to their advantage in the league opener against Topsail. The West Brunswick boys team held off a pesky Laney squad. The game was tied late in regulation until Ty Hill nailed a shot from behind the arc to lead the Trojans to a 69-66 victory. Gray Cheers led West Brunswick with a game high 34 points. Full story...
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Former Laney swimmer competes in world championship

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NC State swimmer Stephen Coetzer represented South Africa as a member of its national team at the 2014 Short Course World Championships. Coetzer is a Laney High graduate. Full story...
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High school hoops: Hoggard boys beat Trask, Pender boys nip Laney, CFA girls win in ot

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videoTuesday is typically a full night for high school hoops. We had game action from Rocky Point. It was the first meeting ever in basketball between Trask and Hoggard. In Buctown the Pender boys edged Laney with a come from behind win. We checked out an overtime affair between Cape Fear Academy and Coastal Christian. We had UNCW women's basketball action too. Full story...
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Laney-WWAY Invitational day 2 recap

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videoThe Laney-WWAY Invitational is over. The two day holiday basketball event wrapped up on Saturday night in Buctown. Full story...
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