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Laney High School

Laney hits the field at the stroke of midnight

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videoFriday marked the first day high school football teams are permitted to hit the practice field for the upcoming season. Most squads waited for the sun to come up, but that was not the case at Laney. The Buccaneers waited for the clock to strike midnight. Our report from Buctown includes standout Tariq Lane. The senior has decided to attend Laney after contemplating a move to Charlotte. Full story...
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Funeral for former cheerleader scheduled as family spreads memory worldwide

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Funeral services for former Laney High School cheerleader Jasmin Grady, who family and friends hope to honor by granting her last wish, have been announced as millions continue to spread the word about her life. Full story...
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Tariq Lane explains reasons for leaving Laney; two local baseball coaches decide to retire

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videoAs mentioned last week on WWAY Laney football & basketball standout Tariq Lane will not be returning to Buctown when school starts back. Lane has decided to move to Charlotte. Lane will also re-classify, which will add another year of high school eligibility to one of the most electrifying athletes in Wilmington. Plus, two local high school baseball coaches have decided to put away their baseball caps for good. Full story...
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Day 1 of Fred Lynch Invitational summer hoops

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videoDay one of the Fred Lynch Invitational is complete. Six different venues are being used in New Hanover County to showcase this three day high school basketball summer event. Our coverage includes Quate McKinzie's return in a Pender High uniform. Earlier this month McKinzie received his first college scholarship offer from UNCW's Kevin Keatts. Full story...
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8 players with local ties picked in MLB Draft & tribute to Topsail & Whiteville state champs

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videoEight players with local ties were selected in the Major League Baseball Draft over the weekend. We have a detailed report on those selections. Plus, we pay tribute to the baseball state champions from Topsail and Whiteville with a music video. The Wilmington Sharks won on Monday with another impressive performance from Steven Linkous. Full story...
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Terrell Stanley to miss 2014 ECU football season; West Brunswick's football coach resigns

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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! Full story...
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Wednesday's state playoff recap

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videoWe're right in the middle of the state playoffs. We showcaed action on Wednesday involving South Columbus, Trask and Laney. Check out our scoreboard for results on the other local schools. Plus more, including a surprising result involving the Wilmington Hammerheads FC. Full story...
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"Signing Day" at New Hanover + Wildcats edge Bucs in lacrosse state playoffs

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videoFive student athletes participated in a signing ceremony on Wednesday at New Hanover High. In the lacrosse state playoffs the New Hanover boys team eliminated Laney by the slimmest of margin in round one. Plus more! Full story...
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Mideastern Conf. baseball & softball & more!

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videoMideastern Conference tournament action is starting to wind down for both baseball and softball. We checked out semi-final play on Tuesday night between New Hanover-Topsail & Hoggard-Ashley in baseball and Ashley-West Brunswick & Laney-Topsail in softball. Plus more! Full story...
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Hoggard ends Laney's season in baseball

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videoIn order to extend their season into the baseball state playoffs the Laney Buccaneers had to win the Mideastern Conference. As it turns out the Buccaneers lost in the opening round; thus, the season is now over for Laney baseball. Plus more! Full story...
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Tuesday high school sports roundup + a former Ashley pitcher goes 3 innings against ECU

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videoFirst place was on the line in softball at the Ashley/Laney game and Trask/West Bladen. We checked out both of those on our 11pm sports. In college baseball Trevor Kelley pitched three innings on Tuesday for North Carolina against East Carolina. We showcased that too. Plus more! Full story...
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Ashley & Whiteville baseball continue to roll

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videoOn Monday the Whiteville baseball team defeated West Columbus at Legion Stadium. We had game highlights along with baseball action from Ashley/Laney and softball action from East Columbus/South Columbus. Plus more! Full story...
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Hoggard/Laney & Pender/Trask baseball + more!

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videoIt may have been the best Friday night weather-wise all year. We checked out high school baseball action from Wilmington and Rocky Point. Plus, we showcased two of the top lacrosse teams in the state: one from Charlotte and one from Wilmington. Plus more! Full story...
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'Signing Day' ceremony at Ashley & Hoggard + New Hanover Co. track & field championship

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videoHoggard basketball standout Trevor Singleton is now signed, sealed and delivered to Cloud Community College in Kansas. Shane Shepard is headed to NC State for baseball. Check out our signing day coverage plus track and field highlights from the county championship meet at Ashley. Full story...
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Tuesday's area high school sports roundup: golf, baseball, softball, lacrosse & signing ceremony

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videoWe had our sports cameras out and about on Tuesday. We checked out the signing day ceremony at Laney, plus three different athletic events involving Ashley and Hoggard. On top of that we showcased the boys high school golf championship for New Hanover County on Tuesday that featured Laney, Hoggard, Ashley, New Hanover, Cape Fear Academy and Wilmington Christian. Full story...
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