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Wilmington Sharks

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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WWAY's Friday night sports - August 3

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video On Friday night we checked out soccer action from Charleston. The Hammerheads and the Battery ended up in a 2-2 draw. We even had postgame reaction from Wilmington head coach David Irving.... That's not all. New Hanover basketball standout knows where he'll be playing college basketball. Hoggard coach Ray Beatty is no longer the girls basketball coach for the Vikings. Post 10 continues to dominate at the state championship baseball tournament....Plus more ! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - August 2

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video Wilmington's Jay Ross is no longer the proud owner of a Super Bowl ring. The former New Hanover standout earned the ring during his brief tenure with Green Bay, but Ross sold the ring on Thursday through an auction house in order to benefit local charities in Wilmington....On Thursday the Wilmington Sharks concluded their regular season. It's now playoff time at the Shark Tank on Saturday.... Plus more ! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - August 1

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video On Wednesday we talked with Lonnie Payton, the tournament director of the Battle of the Weekend Warriors. The two day event will swing into action on Saturday.... On Wednesday we also checked out baseball action from Morehead City involving the Wilmington Sharks. It was the last regular season road game for the Sharks. The regular season concludes at home on Thursday.... Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 30; first day of high school football practice

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video The first official practice day for high school football all across the state has come and gone. On Monday we checked out some of the sights and sounds on WWAY.... Raleigh native Tim Buckley has decided to come back to Raleigh to play for the Wolfpack. He's the first Penn State football player to transfer in the wake of the NCAA sanctions against the university.... Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - July 24

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video On Tuesday night we checked in with UNC head football coach Larry Fedora. His squad will open the 2012 football campaign on September 1st against Elon in Chapel Hill.... On Tuesday we also checked in with the athletics director at the College of Charleston. Will the Cougars join the CAA? The ball is in their court... Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 23

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video Five Wilmington Sharks were selected to play in the Coastal Plain League All-Star game. It turned out to be a long night at the ballpark due to a rain delay..... The NCAA slams Penn State with $60 million fine, strips Joe Paterno of title as winningest coach. We have reaction from an ACC head football coach... Plus the pre-season poll is out on ACC football. Full story...
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