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UNCW outslugs Elon, ECU trims UNC; Kevin Keatts names two assistants to hoops staff

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videoUNCW moved above the .500 for the first time since late February with a 10-7 win over Elon in college baseball. In Greenville former West Brunswick Trojan Hunter Allen helped East Carolina edge UNC 3-2 in baseball. In basketball news UNCW head coach Kevin Keatts has hired two assistants. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports; UNCW baseball team Towson in series opener & more!

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videoThe UNCW baseball team not only beat the rain on Friday afternoon, the Seahawks beat the Towson Tigers as well. UNCW will look for a repeat the rest of the weekend, but the weather may win out if the forecast holds up. The UNCW women's tennis team is in great shape to win the CAA title. The UNCW women's golf team needs to make a move in order to win the CAA golf title with two rounds left. Plus more! Full story...
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UNC fraternity gets 1 year of probation

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A fraternity at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been placed on probation for a year after an investigation of alcohol-related problems involving new members. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - March 21; David Pellom & Tigers move on

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videoFormer New Hanover Wildcat David Pellom is still alive in the "Big Dance." Laney grad Elijah Wilson will not be moving on. His Coastal Carolina Chanticleers were eliminated by Virginia. The UNC Tar Heels are still kicking. The Duke Blue Devils are not. We had loads of high school sports on Friday night including a father-son matchup at Legion Stadium. We also showcased the dramatic walk-off win for the UNCW baseball team. Plus more! Full story...
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New Hanover grad wraps up collegiate swimming career at the NCAA's

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videoNew Hanover graduate Cari Blalock will make her final splash in the pool for the North Carolina Tar Heels this weekend at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship. This is Blalock's 16th year of competitive swimming. In a way she's never been so close to the finish line. Full story...
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DA: no charges for Crowder in UNC fraud case

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The prosecutor leading an investigation into fraud in an academic department at North Carolina says a retired administrator tied to the case won't face charges. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - March 3

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videoThe pairings are set for the CAA Men's Basketball Championship in Baltimore. Buzz Peterson's squad will open against Hofstra on Friday in the unofficial play-in game. The seven other CAA teams won't hit the court until Saturday. The Region X Men's Basketball Championship also begins on Friday. Brunswick Community College is the host school. Plus more! Full story...
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Blalock leads UNC to 2nd at ACC meet

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New Hanover High graduate Cari Blalock continues to rack up points for the North Carolina Tar Heels at the ACC Women's Swimming & Diving Championship. Blalock finished in second place in the 200 women’s butterfly on Saturday night in Greensboro. As a team UNC finished second, behind Virginia. On Friday the Wilmington resident captured first place in the 400 individual medley. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - February 17

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videoMonday marked the first day of tournament play in the Mideastern Conference for high school basketball. We had game highlights from all three first round games. We also made a stop in Bladen County to check out the showdown between East Bladen and West Bladen. UNCW ran into a hot shooting William & Mary squad on Monday night. Buzz Peterson's squad drops to 2-12 in the CAA. Plus more! Full story...
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Saturday sports recap (college & high school)

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The two game winning streak for Buzz Peterson's UNCW basketball squad ended on Saturday. The Seahawks lost by two points on the road against James Madison. Several high school basketball teams played on Saturday. Conference pairings are out for high school hoops. In baseball the UNCW Seahawks fall to 1-1 after losing to Kentucky. Plus more! Full story...
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Changes & postponements for local sports

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Due to the severe weather several local athletic events will be shifted until later this week. We've updated the posted changes for high school hoops and college basketball as well. This includes a postponement involving the UNCW men's basketball team and Duke-UNC. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: New Hanover Co. man first student at UNC Chapel Hill

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On February 12, 1795, Hinton James became the first student to enter the University of North Carolina. James, who had walked to Chapel Hill from his home in New Hanover County, was the only student for the first two weeks of the school year. Academically gifted, James helped organize the first literary club and debating society on campus. He was awarded a bachelor’s degree as one of the seven students in the university’s first graduating class in July 1798. 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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UNC chancellor sued for academic probe information

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A Raleigh newspaper is suing the chancellor at the University of North Carolina for information about athletic and academic standards. Full story...
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2014 ACC football schedule released

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The 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference football schedule released Wednesday is now complete. It features a nationally televised Thursday night game between Duke and North Carolina. NC State football players need to be at their best early. The Wolfpack opens league play with defending national champion Florida State followed by Clemson. Full story...
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