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What's the secret for success for Wilmington's Connor Barth?

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videoIt turned out to be a late start to the season, but better late than never. Former Hoggard kicker Connor Barth continues to make the most out of his opportunity to kick for the Denver Broncos. Barth was a perfect 5 for 5 on Sunday in San Diego against the Chargers. Click the video to see Connor Barth describe the secret to his success this season. Full story...
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Panthers' Newton suffers back fractures in crash

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The Panthers say quarterback Cam Newton suffered fractures in his lower back in a car crash in Charlotte. Full story...
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Connor Barth & Peyton Manning reflect on Barth's Denver debut

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videoWilmington native Connor Barth hadn't made a kick in the NFL since 2012 due to an injury that forced the Hoggard graduate to miss the entire 2013 football season. On Sunday Denver defeated Kansas City 29-16. Connor Barth made all five of his field goal attempts in his season debut. See what Barth & Peyton Manning had to say about Barth's Denver debut. Full story...
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NFL alum attends Turkey Bowl in honor of coach

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videoAn NFL alum, as well as other football players, brought back a Thanksgiving tradition in honor a a coach and mentor. Full story...
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Connor Barth signs with Broncos

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videoWilmington native Connor Barth is heading back to the NFL. Barth has signed with the Denver Broncos, who waived kicker Brian McManus earlier today. Full story...
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Lions take a pass on Wilmington's Connor Barth

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videoFormer Hoggard Viking kicker Connor Barth had a tryout with the Detroit Lions on Tuesday. Despite an impressive performance by Barth the Lions decided to go a different direction. Full story...
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Connor Barth to get tryout with Detroit Lions

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videoThe Detroit Lions need a kicker. Wilmington's Connor Barth will have a tryout with the Lions on Tuesday. Wil Baumann is ranked third in the nation in punting for college football. Both Barth and Baumann are Hoggard High graduates. Full story...
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Ex-NFL player sentenced for role in mortgage fraud

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A former NFL player has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison and two years of supervised release for his role in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud conspiracy. U.S. Attorney Anne M. Tompkins says 43-year-old Jimmy Hitchcock was sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty in June 2013 to mortgage fraud conspiracy, bank bribery conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy. Full story...
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Source says Rice video sent to NFL

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videoA law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week. Full story...
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Pharoah McKever excels in debut for NC State

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videoNC State defeated Old Dominion over the weekend in college football to improve to 2-0 on the season. Clearly, one of the difference makers on defense turned out to be a redshirt freshman who didn't even play in the Wolfpack season opener. On Monday on WWAY we showcased Pharoah McKever's college debut. McKever is a graduate of South Columbus High. Plus we have more football news on Mike Sheehan, Nick Napolitano and Jonathan Cooper! Full story...
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