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WWAY's Friday night sports - June 7

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videoWilmington's Derek Brunson won't be fighting in Brazil this weekend after all. Brunson's opponent was involved in a car accident just one day prior to their UFC fight. Justin Livengood is the first local baseball player to be selected in this week's MLB Draft. Livengood recently completed his senior season at UNCW. He also played for the Wilmington Sharks. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - June 6

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videoWilmington's Derek Brunson will not be the crowd favorite on Saturday when the UFC fighter faces Brazil's Ronny Markes in Forteleza, Brazil. Brunson will be in enemy territory. It's anniversary time for Trot Nixon. The former New Hanover High slugger was drafted by the Boston Red Sox twenty years ago. UNC and NC State will continue their NCAA baseball journey on Friday, weather pending. San Antonio won game one against Miami in the NBA Finals. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - June 5

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videoThe Wilmington Hammerheads haven't won a league game on the road all season. On Wednesday the Harrisburg City Islanders kept that statistic alive with a 2-0 victory over the Hammerheads. We have game highlights. Two athletic programs at UNCW received an outstanding report on academic progress. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - June 4; Rendleman explores pro basketball options

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videoKeith Rendleman is UNCW's all-time leader in rebounds and blocked shots. John Rendleman recently caught up with Keith Rendleman to discuss Keith's pro basketball options. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - June 3

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videoThe NBA Finals tip off on Thursday. You can watch all the action live of San Antonio vs. Miami on WWAY. Former UNCW golfer Ryan Sullivan qualified for the US Open Championship on Monday. ECU's Ruffin McNeill has a contract extension in Greenville. The UNC Tar Heel baseball team is still alive in the NCAA Tournament, but just barely. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - May 31; Scorpions and Seahawks lose; "Trot Nixon Day" in Wilmington

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videoOn Friday North Brunswick lost game one of their best of three baseball state championship series. The UNCW baseball team lost to Elon in the NCAA's. Friday was "Trot Nixon Day' in Wilmington. We've got the complete story from Saturday's ceremony. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - May 29

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videoThe Wilmington Sharks won their home opener on Wednesday night at Buck Hardee Field. The Sharks are off to a 2-0 start. The Portland Timbers beat the Wilmington Hammerheads in the US Open Cup. UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller plans to announce his decision on Thursday about whether to cut sports programs from the school's athletic department. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - May 28

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videoIn 1950 Tanky Meier started coaching the New Hanover High boys tennis team. Meier was a volunteer coach from 1950 to 2011. The 90 year old died on Monday after a short illness. On our sports at 11pm we paid tribute to the first New Hanover grad to have a sports facility named after him. On Tuesday the Wilmington Sharks opened the 2013 season with a road win. Plus more! Full story...
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Wilmington Sharks need host families

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video Baseball season for the Wilmington Sharks starts in just a few short weeks but the team says it still needs homes for some of the players. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - May 5

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videoKenny Gattison, Glenn Sasser, Maggie Will and the late Thell Overman were inducted into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday night. Thirsty Thursday will return to the Shark Tank this summer. It's not just a Thursday "thing" anymore. The PGA Tour made a stop in Charlotte this week. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - May 1

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videoThe Ashley boys track and field team captured first place in the championship track meet for the Mideastern Conference. It's the fourth year in a row for Ashley earning top honors. The Laney girls won first place in the Mideastern for the first time ever. On Wednesday we checked out rainy baseball action from Buctown between Laney and New Bern. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Jan. 14

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videoOn Monday we found out Ryan McCleney will be returning to the Wilmington Sharks as field manager for the second summer in a row. On Monday we checked out action on the hardwood between two of Wilmington's private high schools. As expected Duke is no longer ranked number one in the nation in college hoops. The Blue Devils lost to the NC State Wolfpack on Saturday. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Nov. 28

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videoOn Thursday on WWAY we checked out high school basketball action from Buctown. Nathan Faulk picked up his first win as the Laney head coach on Thursday. Faulk was named the Laney head coach earlier this year. He replaces Fred Lynch. On Thursday we provided a preview of Friday's WWAY Full Court Press. On top of that we previewed the upcoming UNCW-Marshall men's basketball game. Full story...
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Ballpark agreement still not finalized, opinions remain polarized

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video Though a final agreement is still hanging over their heads, Wilmington City Council members voted unanimously to place a $37 million bond referendum to pay for the stadium on the November ballot. More than a dozen people voiced their opinions to council Tuesday during a public hearing on the bond referendum. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - August 5

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videoThe season is now over for the Wilmington Sharks. It came to a crashing halt on Sunday night.... The Wilmington Hammerheads had a great week though.... The Battle of the Weekend Warriors is now over. It's a basketball Wilmington tradition. Plus more ! Full story...
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