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West Columbus basketball coach Michael Powell reassigned; Chris Haney leaves East Columbus

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videoMichael Powell is the dean of high school basketball coaches in our region. He's been the head boys basketball coach for 27 years at West Columbus High School. Powell has been reassigned to rival East Columbus, but Powell may not accept the assignment. Powell may opt to retire instead. Chris Haney has resigned as the head football coach at East Columbus High School in order to go back to Ashley High. Full story...
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Shepard, O'Donnell & Hood; not a law firm, just 3 local baseball players for NC State + more!

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videoChance Shepard, Joe O'Donnell and Nathan Hood all played their high school baseball in SE North Carolina. They're now teammates at NC State. This week the mission is clear for these Wolfpack baseball players; make the ACC Baseball Tournament. If that happens the chips may end up falling later this month for a potential spot in the NCAA Tournament. Full story...
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Ashley & Whiteville baseball continue to roll

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videoOn Monday the Whiteville baseball team defeated West Columbus at Legion Stadium. We had game highlights along with baseball action from Ashley/Laney and softball action from East Columbus/South Columbus. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - April 4, WC Vikings edge Stallions, Pirates shutout Hoggard Vikings

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videoWest Columbus nipped South Columbus in baseball on Friday in extra innings. We were in Cerro Gordo for the dramatic finish. We also showcased an 18 strikeout effort by Topsail's Clark Cota against Hogggard. South Columbus appears to have "their man" for its vacant football job. Plus more including UNCW tennis, UNCW baseball & Hammerheads! Full story...
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Mark Little steps down as West Columbus football coach

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videoMark Little has turned in his resignation as head football coach and athletics director at West Columbus High School after two years in Cerro Gordo. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Feb. 4

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videoOn Tuesday Laney, West Brunswick and Trask all participated in the state wrestling duals. We had highlights from Buctown. We also featured high school hoops as well. This included Ashley's sweep of Hoggard, Whiteville's win over West Columbus in boys basketball and West Bladen's victory over Pender. In football news Ashley head coach Tom Eanes has been named an assistant coach for the Shrine Bowl in December. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - January 21

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videoTuesday night is typically a full night for high school hoops, but that wasn't the case tonight. We still managed to find some basketball action though. UNCW is proud to announce senior Rafael Aita made the roster for his native country for the Davis Cup. Aita will play for Peru in the upcoming Davis Cup. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Dec. 13

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videoThe second Full Court Press of the new season is a done deal. We had high school basketball highlights and post game reaction from New Hanover's win over Hoggard in boys basketbal. We also showcased Laney-South Brunswick, Ashley-Topsail, West Brunswick-North Brunswick, Whiteville-East Columbus and South Columbus-West Columbus. Check our Friday's show with John Rendleman and Chasity Melvin. 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 Thursday night sports - August 15

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videoThere will be two football jamborees in our region on Friday: the BB&T Jamboree in Wilmington and the Buddy Burney Jamboree in Bladen County. West Bladen head coach Russell Dove gave us the scoop on the Bladen Jamboree. We continued our Two-A-Days, plus we had preview material on Post 10 baseball and Hammerheads soccer on Thursday. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - May 10

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videoOn Friday we had state playoff action from Ashley, Hoggard, Whiteville and Cerro Gordo on WWAY. The biggest upset of the night took place in Whiteville where the defending 2-A state baseball champs lost to Clinton. Trask won the 1-A state title in track. On Friday the Wilmington Hammerheads dropped to 1-4 on the season. UNCW had an historic win in men's tennis. Seahawk Lori Beth Adams continues to tear up the golf course. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Nov. 20

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videoOn Tuesday night on WWAY we checked out high school basketball action from Shallotte, Rocky Point and Hampstead. This includes the first game of the season for the 4-A defending state champion New Hanover Wildcats.... On Tuesday the UNC Tar Heels were cold on the court in Hawaii, especially in the first half. The Tar Heels are no longer undefeated... Plus more, including a 138 point performance from one player on the basketball court ! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Oct. 10

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video On Wednesday on WWAY we spared no detail in featuring Wilmington resident Connor Barth. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker currently holds the NFL's longest active streak of field goals made with 25. Connor isn't the only kicker in the Barth family though. Brother Casey is the kicker in Chapel Hill for the UNC Tar Heels..... On Wednesday on WWAY we also showcased Seahawk soccer... Plus more! Full story...
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