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NC State great David Thompson visits Wilmington

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videoBasketball legend David Thompson was on the campus of UNCW this morning to raise money for Fathers for Hope and to dunk domestic violence. Full story...
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Better grades mean UNCW eligible for postseason next year

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videoThe UNCW men's basketball team has made the grade. The NCAA released its academic report cards today. Eighteen Division I teams will miss the postseason next school year. That number does not include UNCW. Full story...
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UNC Wilmington eliminates Army with triple play

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Corey Dick homered and had three of UNC Wilmington's 16 hits, and the Seahawks eliminated mistake-prone Army from the NCAA tournament Saturday with a 9-5 victory that ended on a bizarre triple play. Full story...
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Seahawk Nation ready to move forward after teams saved from chopping block

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video"I'm announcing today that we will continue all 19 of our sports programs," Chancellor Gary Miller announced to a crowded room at UNCW's Burney Center this morning. And with those words it was a huge sigh of relief for the sports teams at UNCW that were on the chopping block, but are not any more. Full story...
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With teams safe from cuts, ball in boosters' court

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video It came as a shock to some and a relief to others. UNC Wilmington Chancellor Gary Miller announced this morning he would not cut teams from the school athletic department. Miller's announcement got a standing ovation from seahawk athletes, but that announcement was also a call to action to the university and the community. Full story...
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UNCW will not cut any teams; Chancellor says more support needed

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UNCW will not cut any sports teams, despite the recommendation of a committee report commissioned by Chancellor Gary Miller. Full story...
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UNCW chancellor to announce sports decision Thursday

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videoUNCW Chancellor Gary Miller plans to announce tomorrow his decision about whether to cut sports programs from the school's athletic department. Full story...
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Waves of Wilmington fights to keep swimming alive

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videoThe proposed cuts from the UNCW Athletic Department may affect more than just the university. The trickle down affect could hurt swimming programs like Waves of Wilmington. Full story...
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Student athletes rally to save sports at UNCW

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videoPossible cuts at UNCW athletics continue to make headlines. Last week a sports committee at the university recommended eliminating five sports on campus. On Wednesday student athletes rallied to show support of Seahawk sports. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Memo from UNCW chancellor to Board of Trustees regarding sports demonstration

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The following memo was sent by UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller today to the university's Board of Trustees regarding a planned demonstration Wednesday against a proposal to kill five athletic programs. We have requested an interview opportunity with the chancellor but haven't heard back. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - May 16

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videoOn Thursday we provided a detailed preview of Friday's state playoff action for baseball, soccer and softball. The teams that remain alive in the playoffs are within an earshot of state title action. On Thursday the UNCW men's golf team finished first round play in their NCAA regional in 8th place. Plus more! Full story...
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Seahawk Club members speak out on proposed cuts

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video UNCW Athletics is still reacting to a committee’s recommendation to cut five athletic programs and the idea has caught the attention of some boosters. Full story...
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UNCW Softball team starts petition to save program

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video UNCW Softball is one of the programs on the chopping block. It's asking supporters to step up to the plate. Team members have organized an online petition in hopes of saving their up-and-coming team. Full story...
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Committee recommends cutting five UNCW sports programs

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videoA committee commissioned by UNCW's chancellor to study the sustainability and vitality of the school's 19 sports programs has recommend the university cut five of the teams. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - May 15

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videoSome sports programs at UNCW may be shutting down in the near future if UNCW chancellor Gary Miller follows the recommendations of a UNCW committee. On Wednesday one local high school soccer team lost in the state playoffs. One won. We were there for both. Full story...
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