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Laney High School

Laney swimmer wins state title in 200 IM; Hoggard swimmer wins 100 breaststroke title

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Hoggard's Ashley Brem is a state champ. Laney junior Travis Johns is a state champ too. WWAY first introduced our viewers to Travis Johns when he was just a freshman. We even have a link to the video feature that we did with Travis two years ago if you click Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 9

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video UNC Tar Heel Stilman White attended the Hoggard-New Hanover game. We talked with White and we showcased the Vikings & Wildcats along with the Laney-Ashley matchup in Buctown. The girls game at Laney went down to the wire. On Thursday we also featured Topsail as our team of the week. Plus we had a UNCW baseball preview and a buzzer beater report involving Cynthia Cooper-Dyke's squad. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - Jan. 27

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video Another Full Court Press is in complete. Click full story in order to see all of the high school basketball scores from around the region from Friday night. Click the Full Court Press icon on our homepage to watch Friday's Full Court Press. We also had a chance to meet the new interim head basketball coach at the College of Charleston on Friday. It's former UNCW Seahawk Mark Byington. Full story...
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Laney wrestler breaks 21 year old record with 5 second pin

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videoIn wrestling the name of the game is beat your opponent. Getting a pin is even better, especially when it's a record pin. A Laney junior broke a long standing 21 year old wrestling record in New Hanover County over the weekend. Full story...
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WWAY'S Tuesday night sports - Jan. 24

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video On Tuesday night first place was on the line in the Mideastern Conference between Hoggard and New Hanover in boys basketball. First place was also on the line between Ashley and Laney in girls basketball. New Hanover easily beat Hoggard. Laney played tenacious defense to beat Ashley. Click full story to see all of Tuesday's scores. Click play video to see Tuesday's sports. Full story...
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Wilmington teams hit court Monday afternoon

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This will be a light week for hoops in our region, but there will be plenty of basketball action on Monday afternoon at Union High School in Sampson County. Three Wilmington boys basketball teams will be competing. Full story...
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Did Pop Herring really cut Michael Jordan? A 'Sports Illustrated' Special Report

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To an outsider watching Pop Herring's basketball tryout in November 1978, it would not have been obvious that the gym at Laney High held a player destined to become the greatest in the universe. He was still Mike Jordan then, not Michael Jordan, just another sophomore guard among 50 eager boys competing for 15 spots on the varsity and 15 more on the junior varsity. Full story...
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WWAY'S Tuesday night sports - Jan. 3

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video On Tuesday night we featured high school basketball action and a preview of Wednesday's UNCW-Northeastern men's basketball game. Click full story to see the complete high school basketball scoreboard from Tuesday night's play. Click play video to see it all in case you weren't with us Tuesday night at 11 for sports. This includes one of the best high school slam dunks of the season. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mother says daughter was "attacked" in schoolyard fight

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video A schoolyard brawl isn't news, until it hits YouTube allowing the whole world to access the girl fight at Laney High School. Brooke Glisson's mom Emily says her daughter is the victim of the fight and she doesn't want her daughter's future destroyed by someone else's recklessness. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Girl fight at Laney caught on cell phone; Posted on YouTube

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video We got a heads-up this morning from a concerned parent regarding a video of a fight between two girls posted on YouTube. The two go to Laney High School and the fight happened last week outside the cafeteria. Full story...
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Hoggard, New Hanover meet in Brogden Tournament championship

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video Hoggard and New Hanover will meet on Wednesday night at UNCW's Trask Coliseum. The championship of the 18th Annual Leon Brogden Holiday Basketball Tournament is at stake. This will be the first time New Hanover and Hoggard have faced each other in the Brogden championship game since 1994. New Hanover won that year by a single point. Full story...
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New Hanover, Mt. St.Joe's, Hoggard & Laney advance in first round of Brogden Tourney

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video Day one of the Leon Brogden Holiday Basketball Tournament is complete from Trask Coliseum. Click play video in our to see game highlights and postgame reaction from all four games from day one of the Brogden event. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - Dec. 23

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video On Friday night on WWAY we featured a preview of the 18th Annual Leon Brogden Holiday Basketball Tournament that will tip off on Monday at UNCW's Trask Coliseum. Eight high school basketball teams will be shooting for the title. One of the teams already has a tournament title this month. Hoggard won the Shootout by the Sea in Myrtle Beach on Friday. We also showcased the Clemson Tigers on Friday's 11pm sports. They're coached by Brad Brownell(former UNCW head basketball coach). Full story...
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Brogden Basketball Tournament tips off Monday

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video The Leon Brogden Holiday Tournament features eight high school basketball teams, four from Wilmington and four from out of town. It's a fun hoops event that fits right in the middle of the holiday season. In fact it starts the day after Christmas on the campus of UNCW. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Dec. 22

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video On Thursday night on WWAY we featured the championship game of the girls holiday high school basketball tournament at Laney High School. Undefeated Laney hosted Ashley, but the Bucs didn't capture the title. It went to the Screaming Eagles instead. We also featured highlights from the Wallace-Rose Hill boys basketball championship game. That title game showcased Topsail and East Carteret. Click play video to highlights from these games. Click full story to see the complete high school & college basketball scoreboard from Thursday night's play. Full story...
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