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Laney High School

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Week 5

This evening we get to honor a Laney sophomore with the Farm Bureau Insurance of Mayfaire Player of the Week Award. John Rendleman has our report on a Buccaneer whose been lighting up the endzone all season.

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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Sept. 18

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video On Tuesday on WWAY we checked out the ceremony at UNCW that honored George and Sylvia Rountree. The men's basketball offices at UNCW are now named the George Rountree Suite.... On Tuesday we also checked out the local volleyball action... Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Sept. 10

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videoOn Monday night on WWAY we checked in with UNC Tar Heel Jonathan Cooper. The former Hoggard lineman is now a senior at the University of North Carolina. Cooper is considered to be one of the top linemen in the country... On Monday we checked out soccer and volleyball action from Laney... Plus more ! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - August 23

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video On Thursday night we previewed some of the games scheduled for week two of the high school football season. This includes a family affair in Columbus County and a battle involving New Hanover against defending 4-A state champion Scotland County.... On Thursday we had plenty of sports news from UNCW, plus the latest news concerning recent Laney grad Elijah Wilson... Plus more! Full story...
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Laney grad Wilson commits to Coastal Carolina

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Laney grad Elijah Wilson will be a Chanticleer in the near future. Wilson will be heading to Coastal Carolina where former UNCW head coach Benny Moss is currently an assistant coach. Full story...
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SI.com: A letter to Michael Jordan: Shame on you for refusing to help Pop

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SI.com writer Thomas Lake takes basketball great Michael Jordan to task for not doing more to help his old high school coach who suffers from mental illness and recently found himself in jail. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - August 8

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video On Wednesday night two of the Post 10 baseball players showed off their singing skills for us. They say their "chants" were an integral part of their recent state title.... We also provided an update on the Burgaw Dixie Belles state champion softball team. Unfortunately the local squad didn't get the outcome they were hoping for on Wednesday... Plus more! Full story...
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FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Laney Buccaneers

Laney High School will be one of ten teams participating in the BB&T Jamboree at Legion Stadium. Tonight we continue our series of preseason football capsules with a look at the 2012 Buccaneers.

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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 30; first day of high school football practice

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video The first official practice day for high school football all across the state has come and gone. On Monday we checked out some of the sights and sounds on WWAY.... Raleigh native Tim Buckley has decided to come back to Raleigh to play for the Wolfpack. He's the first Penn State football player to transfer in the wake of the NCAA sanctions against the university.... Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - June 27

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video On Wednesday night we featured championship day at the Fred Lynch Invitational Basketball Tournament in New Hanover County. Cari Blalock's third attempt this week at the US Olympic Trials came up a bit short, but Blalock is having a great week in the pool nonetheless. Plus, one of the Wilmington Hammerheads best players is staying until the end of the season Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - June 25; passing the baton at Laney & Blalock finishes 15th at Olympic Trials

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video On Monday the Fred Lynch Invitational Basketball Tournament tipped off at two locations in New Hanover County. On Monday Wilmington's Cari Blalock had a terrific day in the pool. The former New Hanover Wildcat shaved seven seconds off her personal best in the 400 IM at the US Olympic Swimming Trials. Full story...
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WWAY'S Thursday night sports - June 21; unusual standoff at the Shark Tank

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video We've been to more than our fair share of baseball games here at WWAY, but we've never seen anything like this. The Shark Tank turned out to be a battlefield on Thursday night. Some of the players were more concerned about winning the standoff than the game. WWAY was there for both. Click the video icon to see the standoff of all standoffs. Full story...
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Livengood named Laney head baseball coach

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UNCW graduate Aaron Livengood has been named the head baseball coach at Laney High School. Livengood replaces veteran coach Vern Barker who recently announced his retirement. Full story...
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Laney's new basketball coach to hold tournament to honor veteran coach Fred Lynch

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Summer hoops will be on the agenda in June for Laney's new head boys basketball coach. In fact Nathan Faulk has named next month's event the Fred Lynch Invitational. Spots still remain for high school teams that are interested in participating. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - May 15

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video Tuesday night’s sports segment featured state playoff action from several high school baseball and softball teams in the Cape Fear region. We traveled to Ashley to watch the Screamin’ Eagles against Laney in a battle of Mideastern conference rivals. We also saw baseball action from Whiteville and Topsail. We featured softball action from Topsail, Laney and East Columbus as well. Full story...
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