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Saturday sports update

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Buzz Peterson's basketball squad opened the conference schedule with a home loss on Saturday. James Madison edged UNCW at Trask Coliseum. The CFCC women's basketball team remains undefeated. The Cape Fear Academy Challenge concluded on Saturday. Former Laney swimmer Stephen Coetzer is back on top of the podium where he belongs! Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Jan. 3

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videoThe first Full Court Press of 2014 turned out to be a winner on WWAY. We had coverage from Trask-West Bladen, Pender-East Bladen, North Brunswick-Hoggard, West Brunswick-Cape Fear Academy, Coastal Christian-South Brunswick and Harrells-Topsail. Our play of the week featured a player from Whiteville! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - January 2

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videoA three day basketball event at Cape Fear Academy is underway. We had loads of coverage on WWAY on Thursday night. It's hard to lose a starter to a season ending injury, but that appears to be the case for the UNCW men's basketball team. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 1

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videoFormer Hoggard guard Stilman White is back from his mission. Will he suit up again for the North Carolina Tar Heels? UNC head coach Roy Williams addressed the situation after Tuesday's win over the UNCW Seahawks. Cape Fear Academy is hosting a three day basketball challenge on Thursday. Plus more! Full story...
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AP photographer Martin collapses at Chick-Fil-A Bowl, dies

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Dave Martin, a longtime Associated Press photographer based in Montgomery, Ala., died after collapsing on the Georgia Dome field at the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Tuesday night. Martin was 59. Full story...
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Manziel, Aggies edge Duke 52-48 in Chick-fil-A

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Johnny Manziel threw four touchdown passes, and Toney Hurd Jr. returned an interception 55 yards for the go-ahead touchdown in Texas A&M's 52-48 victory over Duke on Tuesday night in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. Full story...
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Tar Heels spoil Buzz's return to Chapel Hill

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videoIn a New Year's Eve showdown in Chapel Hill the North Carolina Tar Heels shot 62 percent in the second half against UNC Wilmington to claim their third straight triumph. UNC improves to 10-3 overall. UNCW drops to 6-9 after the Seahawks final non-conference game of the season. Full story...
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Dawkins leads No. 7 Duke past Elon, 86-48

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No. 7 Duke proved it's anything but a one-man show. These Blue Devils showed they also can win rather easily when they spread the scoring around. Duke routed Elon 86-48 on Tuesday despite not producing a 20-point scorer for the first time this season. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - December 30

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videoFormer Tar basketball standout Buzz Peterson will take his UNCW basketball squad to Chapel Hill on New Year's Eve to face North Carolina’s Tar Heels in a reunion game for the fourth year Seahawk head coach. Peterson played four seasons for the Tar Heels from 1981-85. Whiteville remains undefeated in high school boys basketball. The Wolfpack captured the Woodmen of the World tourney on Monday night in Bladen County. Plus more! Full story...
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Panthers hoping to get healthy with bye week

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Panthers coach Ron Rivera is hoping an extra week off enables his team to get back to full strength and make a run at the Super Bowl. Full story...
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YEAR IN REVIEW 2013: A look at the big stories in news, weather and sports

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videoA summer of gang violence. Police shootings. A leader who can't stay out of the spotlight or the courtroom. 2013 has been another big year for news in the Cape Fear. Full story...
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Duke's Cutcliffe is Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year

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David Cutcliffe, who led Duke to its first 10-win season and spot in the ACC championship game, has been named the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year. Full story...
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Panthers clinch NFC South, edge Falcons 21-20

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Cam Newton threw two touchdown passes, Greg Hardy had a team-record four sacks and the Carolina Panthers clinched the NFC South title by beating the Atlanta Falcons 21-20 on Sunday. Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Dec. 27

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videoThe final Full Court Press of 2013 is in the books. There aren't as many Wilmington teams in the championship contests as some local fans would like, but Ashley has a spot in the girls title game of the Brogden event on Saturday. We have analysis from three different holiday tournaments on Friday's Full Court Press. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - December 26

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videoThe first round of the Leon Brogden Holiday Basketball Tournament is over. Click the play video icon to see our highlights from all of the opening day games at UNCW. In many cases we also have postgame reaction. Game times for Friday's action is posted as well. Full story...
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