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Laney High School

WWAY's Wednesday night sports - February 5

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video13 is not considered to be a lucky number. Superstitious or not, 13 is now the losing streak for the UNCW men's basketball team after another tough loss at home against a conference foe. Laney hosted a special ceremony on Wednesday. Michael Jordan's replica jersey now hangs on the wall in Buctown, but the New Hanover Wildcats swept the action on the floor. Plus more! Full story...
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Laney's Culler signs with NC State for football; North Brunswick's Robinson signs with Clemson

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videoLaney linebacker Coult Culler signed a national letter intent on Wednesday to play college football at NC State. Culler is not the only local football headed to the ACC. North Brunswick defensive end Jabril Robinson signed with Clemson. Check out our coverage from both of these ceremonies plus more coverage from national letter of intent day. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Feb. 4

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videoOn Tuesday Laney, West Brunswick and Trask all participated in the state wrestling duals. We had highlights from Buctown. We also featured high school hoops as well. This included Ashley's sweep of Hoggard, Whiteville's win over West Columbus in boys basketball and West Bladen's victory over Pender. In football news Ashley head coach Tom Eanes has been named an assistant coach for the Shrine Bowl in December. Plus more! Full story...
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Losing skid continues for Seahawks, Heels beat Wolfpack, East Bladen girls lose for first time

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It's a new school record. The losing streak for the UNCW men's basketball squad is now 11. Buzz Peterson's squad had the lead in the final minute of play, but the Seahawks fall short against Delaware. The UNC Tar Heel beat NC State in Chapel Hill on Saturday. In high school hoops the East Bladen girls are no longer undefeated. Laney won the conference title in wrestling. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - January 27

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videoLaney High is the place to be in four more nights. Four jerseys will hang from the rafters, including a larger than life Michael Jordan uniform. A handful of high school basketball teams squeezed in games on Monday night prior to Tuesday's expected snow storm. Coach K and the Duke Blue Devils left Pittsburgh with a victory on Monday. The UNCW-Towson men's basketball game won't be played on Wednesday. Plus more! Full story...
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Laney football coach Greg Ditz steps down

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videoLaney head football coach Greg Ditz has resigned his position at Buctown. Ditz sported a winning record in two of his seasons at Laney: 2011 & 2013. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 22

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videoOn Wednesday night the losing skid continued for the UNCW Seahawks and head coach Buzz Peterson. The Seahawks lost a heartbreaker on the road against the College of Charleston. Check out our game action. In high school hoops the East Bladen girls remained undefeated with a come from behind win over West Bladen. We had highlights from the East Bladen boys game too. It was a thriller. We checked out high school wrestling from Wilmington. Plus more ! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - January 20

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videoLess dunks than normal, but WWAY still attended the MLK Jamfest on Monday at Union High School in Sampson County. The event featured seven different basketball games on the same court on a day where students didn't have to attend school. In college men's hoops Cape Fear Community College and NC State both won, but the UNC Tar Heels did not. Plus more! Full story...
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Seahawks continue slide + more Saturday sports

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Duke & North Carolina both appear to be back on track in men's basketball, but that's not the case for Buzz Peterson's UNCW squad. The Seahawks squandered a 13 point halftime lead on Saturday. The losing skid for UNCW is now nine losses in a row. A handful of local high school squads played games on Saturday afternoon. Plus the season is now underway for the Wilmington Sea Dawgs! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - January 14

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videoHoggard and New Hanover both had dominant performances in boys basketball action on Tuesday night. Hoggard cooled off Ashley while New Hanover clubbed Laney. In girls action Laney & Ashley both won. The Trask boys got back on the winning track with a victory over archrival Pender. Check out our game highlights. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Jan. 10

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videoFriday's Full Court Press featured a ceremony at Hoggard for Trevor Singleton. It's possible the senior may have played his last game in a Hoggard uniform. On Friday night we had loads of high school basketball action from Wilmington. We also had hoops from Burgaw, Leland and Tabor City. We went regional or you could say viral with our play of the week that featured a shattered backboard. Full story...
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Jordan's UNC diploma, recruiting letters up for auction

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videoPieces of Michael Jordan's history as a student-athlete are up for auction. Goldin Auctions is offering up Jordan's diploma from UNC, as well as recruiting letters written by legendary Tar Heel coach Dean Smith and assistant Bill Gutheridge, who later succeeded Smith as head coach. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - January 7

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videoOn Tuesday we had high school basketball highlights from Wilmington, Rocky Point, Leland and Boiling Spring Lakes on our sports segment. NC State, Duke and Cape Fear CC all won in college hoops. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - December 30

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videoFormer Tar basketball standout Buzz Peterson will take his UNCW basketball squad to Chapel Hill on New Year's Eve to face North Carolina’s Tar Heels in a reunion game for the fourth year Seahawk head coach. Peterson played four seasons for the Tar Heels from 1981-85. Whiteville remains undefeated in high school boys basketball. The Wolfpack captured the Woodmen of the World tourney on Monday night in Bladen County. Plus more! Full story...
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