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New Hanover High School

ONLY ON 3: For Trot Nixon 9/11 a day of family joy amidst terror, frustration

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video As a nation, September 11, 2001, will always represent a dark day in our history. But for a member of the WWAY family, it has a much different meaning. For "5th Quarter" co-host Trot Nixon and his wife Kathryn it was the day their lives changed forever in a good way, even though the terrorist attacks kept them from sharing a very special experience. Full story...
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5th Quarter Team of the Week: New Hanover

The High School Football Team of the Week award will be presented during our 6pm newscast every Wednesday during the football season. The Battleship North Carolina is sponsoring our High School Football Team of the Week award this year. 4 Seasons Trophy Shop provides a plaque for every team. New Hanover high school is our third recipient. They knocked off Wallace-Rose Hill last Friday 48-7.

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Wilmington's Jay Ross is cut by Packers...doesn't get practice squad invitation, yet

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Jay Ross is now a free agent after his release from the Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers. He's one of 800 new free agents. Saturday is cut day in the NFL. All teams have to trim rosters down to 53 players. UPDATE: As of Sunday evening Ross has not been added to the practice squad of any of the 32 NFL teams. Full story...
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Wake suspends Walker until December

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Wake Forest senior center Ty Walker is prohibited from playing throughout fall semester, the school announced. Walker, a New Hanover High School alum, has been found responsible for violating the school's student code of conduct. Full story...
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Pats cut New Hanover, UNC alum Crumpler

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The NFL may be back to work, but a New Hanover High alum is looking for work.Alge Crumpler was one of a number of players the New England Patriots cut today. Full story...
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2011 Preseason All-ACC Football Team announced

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Former New Hanover Wildcat standout George Bryan is a preseason All-ACC football selection. Bryan is the only NC State player on the preseason team. Full story...
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Demon Deacons suspend Ty Walker

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Former New Hanover Wildcat center Ty Walker has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules for the Wake Forest basketball team. Walker is still a member of the Demon Deacons basketball squad. A timetable for his return is not known. Full story...
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Jay Ross football camp is a hometown hit

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video Wilmington resident Jay Ross hopes to be able to put on a free football camp every year. It's easy to tell the Green Bay Packer gets as much out of the camp as the participants do. Full story...
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Wilmington's Josh Brock earns first golf money

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Wilmington resident Josh Brock is now a professional golfer. The former UNCW Seahawk earned his first pro pay check on Saturday with a top ten finish on the E Golf Tour. Full story...
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Wilmington's Jay Ross loves his Super Bowl ring

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Wilmington's Jay Ross now sports a Super Bowl ring. The Green Bay Packers defensive tackle received the ring at a private ceremony in Green Bay Thursday night. Click full story in order to see Jay Ross and Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers showing off their rings together. Full story...
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Mideastern Confererence releases all-conference honors for spring sports

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Ashley's Jonathan Kelley has been named the Mideastern Conference baseball player of the year. Hoggard's Kristen Busby was named player of the year in girls soccer. Click full story for a list of all of the all-conference selections in the spring sports for the Mideastern Conference. Full story...
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Wilmington's Jay Ross will get Super Bowl ring later this month

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Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Jay Ross will receive his Super Bowl ring later this month at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Due to the current NFL lockout the Packers had to receive special permission from the NFL to hold the ring ceremony. Full story...
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Hoggard advances in state soccer playoffs

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video New Hanover and Hoggard don't meet very often in the state playoffs, but that happened Wednesday night in girls high school soccer. Hoggard won both regular season games, but it was lose and go home in this third round playoff matchup. Full story...
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Ashley hurdler wins twice at 4-A state track meet

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Ashley's Stanley Broaden is now a state champ. In fact he was a double winner on Saturday in Greensboro. New Hanover's Shelby Howell also emerged a state champion. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WSJ profile New Hanover alum still coping with senior superlative

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video The Wall Street Journal profiled two people who won "Most Likely to Succeed" their senior year of high school. One was Wilmington's own Charlene Dupray, who graduated from New Hanover High in 1990. The article says Dupray's superlative has been hanging over her head ever since she won two decades ago - dictating her every move. Full story...
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