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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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Wilmington Tigers win season opener; Sharks & Hammerheads both lose on Saturday

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The Wilmington Hammerheads and Wilmington Sharks suffered setbacks on Saturday night, but the Wilmington Tigers were victorious. In fact Saturday's game was the season opener for the Tigers. Full story...
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Sharks win; Benny Moss remains on recruiting trail & LeBron returns to Cleveland Cavaliers

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videoThe Wilmington Sharks won in extra innings on Friday night. We have a Benny Moss sighting in Myrtle Beach at a BigShots basketball event, but the big basketball story clearly is the return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron has unfinished business in Cleveland. His tenure in Miami is over. King James has decided to return home in order to play for Cleveland. Full story...
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UNCW's Mark Scalf signs new contract; Sharks split doubleheader

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videoMark Scalf, UNCW’s all-time winningest baseball coach and the CAA’s career leader in conference victories, has signed a new three-year contract that will keep him at the helm of the school’s successful program. On Thursday the Wilmington Sharks split their doubleheader with Morehead City. Check out our game highlights. Full story...
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Barth brothers to hold free kicking camp; Wil Baumann named to watch list for national award

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videoConnor and Casey Barth will hold a free football kicking camp in Wilmington on Sunday afternoon at Hoggard High School. Wil Baumann, another former Hoggard football standout, made a prestigious list on Wednesday that will put the NC State punter in contention for the national punter of the year award. Plus more! Full story...
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Team USA defeats Japan in baseball at Shark Tank; Pender names new head baseball coach

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videoThe USA Baseball Collegiate National Team concluded the domestic part of their schedule on Tuesday night with a shutout victory over Japan in Wilmington. Both squads are now headed to Amsterdam in order to compete in a collegiate tournament that will feature Team USA, Japan, Chinese Taipei and Netherlands. Plus more! Full story...
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Team USA to face Japan Tuesday at Shark Tank

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videoThe collegiate national baseball team will make an appearance in Wilmington on Tuesday night against Japan. This will be the third game of a 3 game series for Team USA against Japan. Team USA beat Japan on Sunday in Thomasville. Japan won on Monday in Wilson. Tuesday's game in Wilmington will decide the best of three series. First pitch is slated for 6pm at Buck Hardee Field. There will be live music prior to the game at the Shark Tank. There will be a fireworks display afterwards. Full story...
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Sharks edge SwampDogs with come from behind win on 'WWAY Night'

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videoThe Wilmington Sharks defeated the Fayetteville SwampDogs on Wednesday night at Buck Hardee Field. The road game on Thursday for the Sharks is up in the air. The status of Thursday's home soccer game for the Wilmington Hammerheads will be decided on Thursday morning. Full story...
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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD: Alan Perry helps us hit home runs

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videoIt was WWAY night at the Wilmington Shark Tank Wednesday night and we decided it was time to send the Surprise Squad out to the ball game! Full story...
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T.J. Spivey leaving South Columbus to go to West Brunswick; Bob Hanna to coach Trojan football

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videoPending school board approval West Brunswick has a new head baseball and football coach. Bob Hanna was up for board approval on Tuesday night in order to be the new West Brunswick football head coach. Hanna has been the head football coach at Irmo High School in Columbia, South Carolina the last 20 years. Pending school board approval the new head baseball coach at West Brunswick High is T.J. Spivey. He's been the head baseball coach at South Columbus the last two years. Full story...
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Tariq Lane explains reasons for leaving Laney; two local baseball coaches decide to retire

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videoAs mentioned last week on WWAY Laney football & basketball standout Tariq Lane will not be returning to Buctown when school starts back. Lane has decided to move to Charlotte. Lane will also re-classify, which will add another year of high school eligibility to one of the most electrifying athletes in Wilmington. Plus, two local high school baseball coaches have decided to put away their baseball caps for good. Full story...
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Hammerheads partner with Cape Fear Soccer Club; USA football clinic to be held at West Bladen on Saturday

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videoWilmington Hammerheads FC has a new partnership with the largest youth club in our region. The Hammerheads are excited about the new partnership, but the players appear to be more focused on their next game. Wilmington will host Richmond at Legion Stadium on Saturday night. A free, one-day clinic that's designed to introduce children to football will be held at West Bladen High on Saturday morning. The clinic will feature Richard Howell, the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Indianapolis Colts. Full story...
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Former Sharks head coach, former UNCW assistant Godwin named ECU head coach

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videoCliff Godwin was the head coach of the Wilmington Sharks in 2005. Before that stint Godwin served as an assistant baseball coach at UNC Wilmington. On Thursday Godwin was officially introduced to Pirate Nation as the new head baseball coach at East Carolina. Full story...
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Fred Lynch Invitational wraps up; Sharks hold off Generals; Ashley introduces two head coaches

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videoThe 2014 Fred Lynch Invitational is now over after three days of intense summer high school hoops. The Wilmington Sharks won on Wednesday at Buck Hardee Field. Ashley High has a new head football coach. It's a familiar face to to the Ashley High community. Plus more! Full story...
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Webster Guthrie named Ashley basketball coach; Wilmington Sharks pick up impressive road win

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videoThe search at Ashley High School for a new head boys basketball coach is over. Guthrie has been the jv boys basketball coach at New Hanover the last three seasons. He replaces David Rutledge. Ashley High fired Rutledge as the boys basketball coach in April after just one season. Plus, check out our game highlights from the Wilmington Sharks victory on Monday! Full story...
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