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Jonathan Cooper out with turf toe, Hornets announce 2014-15 schedule & more

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videoThe Charlotte Hornets released their upcoming schedule on Wednesday. LeBron James will only make one appearance this season in Charlotte. The Cleveland Cavaliers will play in Charlotte on January 2nd. Former Hoggard Viking football standout Jonathan Cooper is nursing a turf toe injury with the Arizona Cardinals. Plus more! Full story...
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Trot Nixon accepts 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge'

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videoIt's an easy concept that is now viral. It is clearly the latest rage. Somehow dumping a bucket of ice water over your head has never been so fun. The purpose of the challenge is to raise awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease(ALS). WWAY's Trot Nixon accepted the challenge on Wednesday. Full story...
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Kevin Keatts throws out first pitch at Shark Tank; Sharks win third straight

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videoClearly this was one of the best nights to be at the Shark Tank all year. UNCW basketball coach Kevin Keatts threw out the first pitch. The Florence head coach got tossed out of the game after throwing a slew of bats onto the field. Michael Montville hit a homer for the second night in a row. Jon Olczak was terrific on the mound. Sam Foy had three hits. Plus more! Full story...
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Wednesday's state playoff recap

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videoWe're right in the middle of the state playoffs. We showcaed action on Wednesday involving South Columbus, Trask and Laney. Check out our scoreboard for results on the other local schools. Plus more, including a surprising result involving the Wilmington Hammerheads FC. Full story...
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Trot Nixon & John Calipari reflect on the passing of football coach Joe Miller

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videoOn Wednesday we sat down with former New Hanover quarterback Trot Nixon to get his thoughts on Joe Miller's unexpected death. The former New Hanover football coach died at home on Tuesday. In this article we're also passing along a statement from Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari. Miller was instrumental in Calipari's decision to play basketball at UNCW several years ago. Full story...
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Alderman Elementary celebrates 50th birthday

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videoIt will be a blast from the past tonight at Alderman Elementary as the schools celebrates a major milestone: the big 5-0. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - January 13

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videoWhiteville High swept South Columbus on Monday in high school hoops. We had highlights from both games on WWAY. Brett Blizzard continues to scorch the nets in Italy. Blizzard pumped in 18 in his team's victory over the weekend. UNCW continues to slide in the national RPI rankings in basketball for both men and women. Plus more! Full story...
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Trot Nixon looks ahead to round two of playoffs

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videoRound two for the high school football playoffs is just a few days away. In fact round two will feature a Hoggard-New Hanover rematch. WWAY's Trot Nixon provides his perspective on the local gridiron action. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - October 29

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videoThe Buffalo Bills released former New Hanover Wildcat Jay Ross on Tuesday. The New Hanover boys soccer team will advance to round two of the state playoffs after a shutout victory on Tuesday against Hoke County. We caught up with East Bladen boys basketball coach Ken Cross on the eve of the first official practice of the season. Trot Nixon shared his experience about throwing out the first pitch in the World Series last week. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - October 22

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videoBoth UNCW basketball teams have been picked to finish in 8th place in the CAA for the upcoming hoops season. The UNCW soccer team knocked off another ACC team. The Seahawks shutout the Tar Heels on Tuesday in Chapel Hill. We had plenty of high school sports on our sportscast as usual. Trot Nixon made a World Series prediction for us. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - October 21

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videoTrot Nixon is pumped up about the return of the Boston Red Sox to the World Series. We get Trot's spin on our Monday sports. We talk with DaQuan Barnes too. The former New Hanover Wildcat is loading up on playing time for the ECU Pirates in football. A Wilmington tennis team wins a national title. We have a Big Shots basketball recruiting update from Laney. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - October 13

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videoThe Carolina Panthers played their best road game of the season on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. With a 2-3 record the Panthers are in sole possession of second place in the NFC South. WWAY's Trot Nixon compares this year's Boston Red Sox squad to the 2004 champs. The Sox won in comeback fashion on Sunday. Plus more! Full story...
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Trot Nixon, Michael Jordan, other locals among NCHSAA '100 to Remember'

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videoAs part of the celebration of the centennial of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, the NCHSAA has released the fourth and final list of its "100 To Remember" series. The list of male athletes includes local greats Michael Jordan, Chester McGlockton, Meadowlark Lemon and WWAY's own Trot Nixon. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - August 19

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videoOn Monday night at 11 we featured the Ashley Screamin' Eagles on our "Two-A-Days" high school football feature on WWAY. Three teams remain alive in the American Legion World Series, but Wilmington Post isn't one of them. Former UNCW & Laney coach Bobby Guthrie will be inducted into the NCHSAA Hall of Fame. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's 'Two-A-Days' roll along; Expanded '5th Quarter' starts Friday night

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We're getting ready for our pre-season football coverage on WWAY. Our "Two-A-Day" high school football coverage is underway. On a related note WWAY's 5th Quarter will be EXTRA long this season with John Rendleman & Trot Nixon. The 2013 5th Quarter debuts tonight. Full story...
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