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Pairings set for 2012 East Regionals; Wildcats play Thursday & Vikings go on Friday

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The pairings are set. New Hanover beat Raleigh Millbrook earlier this season. The Wildcats now have to play Millbrook on Thursday in the East Regionals in Fayetteville. The West Columbus Vikings have never played Rocky Mount Prep in basketball before. The Vikings will get their first look at RMP on Friday in Fayetteville. Full story...
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Saturday Sports: It's a little bit of everything

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Round three of the high school basketball playoffs is complete. Due to severe weather on Friday several playoff games were held on Saturday afternoon. The UNCW men's basketball team also played on Saturday. It turned out to be one of the worst defeats of the season for Buzz Peterson's squad. The UNCW men's swimming team once again is the CAA champ. A local high school wrestler won a state championship on Saturday. Click full story for all this & more. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Weather threat postpones high school basketball games

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West Bladen was supposed to host Burlington Cummings in a third round boys state playoff game. WWAY has learned the Alamance-Burlington Schools superintendent has refused to let the team travel because of severe weather watches and warnings across the state. The West Columbus boys basketball team won't be hitting the road on Friday either. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Jan. 12

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video On Thursday night we featured basketball highlights from UNCW's loss to Georgia State in Atlanta. GSU beat UNCW 75-61. The loss snapped the Seahawks four game winning streak. On Thursday we also honored the New Hanover boys basketball squad with our team of the week award. Wildcat Kadeem Allen won our player of the week award. Click play video to see our feature on the Wildcats. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Dec. 21

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video On Wednesday night the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team had the lead in the second half against Wake Forest, but the Demon Deacons came up big down the stretch despite 32 points from UNCW freshman Adam Smith. Click play video to highlights from Winston-Salem along with local high school basketball holiday hoops. Click full story to see the complete high school basketball scoreboard from Wednesday night's play. Full story...
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Sharks agree to new lease terms with the city, team gets new skipper

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video The Wilmington Sharks will have a home at Buck Hardee Field through the 2016 baseball season. There's an option for five more years after that. The Sharks also have a new head coach. In fact he's a native of Columbus County. Full story...
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Wayne Williamson back to West Columbus again

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Wayne Williamson used to be the head football coach at West Columbus High School in Cerro Gordo. After coaching a few years in South Carolina the Evergreen resident will be roaming the sidelines in North Carolina once again. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: West Columbus football coach quits after only four months

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West Columbus High School Football Coach T.J. Spivey announced today that's he resigning his position. Spivey texted the news to WWAY's John Rendleman while at the annual East/West game in Greensboro this week. Full story...
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Family, friends remember fallen soldier as controversial group plans funeral protest

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Remembering our fallen heroes is something we hear about all too often these days. Thursday night family and friends attended a candlelight vigil in Whiteville to honor the life of a fallen soldier. Full story...
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West Columbus High School students back in class

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video The West Columbus High School students who were stranded in Denmark thanks to a volcanic ash cloud were back in class today. The 12 students missed about a week of school, but believe it or not, they're glad to be be back in the classroom. Full story...
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Stranded West Columbus students back home

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Twelve WCHS students abroad in Denmark have made it back to North Carolina after the volcanic ash cloud stretched an 11-day trip to 20 days. Full story...
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West Columbus students stuck in Europe

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video The ash cloud from the volcano in Iceland has stranded a group of West Columbus High School students in Denmark. We talked with some of the students via Skype. Full story...
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