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NFL defensive legend Clyde Simmons remembers coach Miller

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videoHundreds turned out at Saint Mark Saturday to honor the memory of coaching legend Joe Miller. Former NHHS player and NFL defensive legend Clyde Simmons thinks back on a man he says was much more than a coach. Full story...
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UNCW baseball team on a roll, NC State baseball makes it into ACC tourney + more

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videoThe UNCW baseball team is on a roll. The Seahawks are now two games above .500 in the CAA after escaping with a 3-2 win on Friday. With its postseason hopes on the line, NC State rose to the challenge on Friday at Virginia Tech, dropping the Hokies 9-4 in the opener before clinching a spot in the ACC Tournament with a 6-5 win in the nightcap + more! Full story...
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Friday's state playoff recap: Vikings, Pirates & Screaming Eagles + more

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videoIt's been a fairly successful state playoff run this week for the vast majority of our local teams. On Friday we showcased soccer from Hoggard, softball from Ashley and baseball from Topsail. Full story...
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Durham, players settle Duke lacrosse lawsuit

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The city of Durham says it has settled a lawsuit filed by three former Duke University lacrosse players who were falsely accused of raping a stripper eight years ago. Full story...
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Shepard, O'Donnell & Hood; not a law firm, just 3 local baseball players for NC State + more!

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videoChance Shepard, Joe O'Donnell and Nathan Hood all played their high school baseball in SE North Carolina. They're now teammates at NC State. This week the mission is clear for these Wolfpack baseball players; make the ACC Baseball Tournament. If that happens the chips may end up falling later this month for a potential spot in the NCAA Tournament. Full story...
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Funeral arrangements set for coaching great Joe Miller

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videoFuneral arrangements have been set for area coaching legend Joe Miller, who died Tuesday at the age of 70. Full story...
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Wednesday's state playoff recap

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videoWe're right in the middle of the state playoffs. We showcaed action on Wednesday involving South Columbus, Trask and Laney. Check out our scoreboard for results on the other local schools. Plus more, including a surprising result involving the Wilmington Hammerheads FC. Full story...
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Trot Nixon & John Calipari reflect on the passing of football coach Joe Miller

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videoOn Wednesday we sat down with former New Hanover quarterback Trot Nixon to get his thoughts on Joe Miller's unexpected death. The former New Hanover football coach died at home on Tuesday. In this article we're also passing along a statement from Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari. Miller was instrumental in Calipari's decision to play basketball at UNCW several years ago. Full story...
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Panthers DE Hardy has bond set at $17,000

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A Charlotte Mecklenburg County judge has set bond for Greg Hardy at $17,000 one day after the Carolina Panthers' Pro Bowl defensive end was arrested on charges of assault on a female and communicating threats. Full story...
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Tuesday's high school state playoff recap

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videoThe high school state playoffs started on Tuesday for baseball, softball and soccer. We made stops in Wilmington, Hampstead and Leland in order to check out the game action. In college baseball UNCW shutout Campbell. NC State, UNC and Duke also won in the last non-conference baseball game of the season for each squad. Plus more! Full story...
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Coaching legend Joe Miller has died

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videoLocal coaching legend Joe Miller has died, WWAY has learned. Family and friends confirmed Miller died early Wednesday evening. Full story...
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ACC takes over Saturday night for hoop title game

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The Atlantic Coast Conference is moving its men's basketball tournament championship game to Saturday night. The league announced Tuesday that beginning this season, the tournament will shift to a Tuesday-through-Saturday format. Full story...
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State playoffs start today for baseball & softball

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videoThe high school state playoffs start tonight for high school baseball and softball. Soccer playoffs start later this week for most teams. State playoff lacrosse action is already into the second week of play. We have all the pairings involving local teams. NC State's baseball momentum came to a crashing halt on Monday night in Raleigh. Plus more! Full story...
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Jermaine Jones headed to NY for rookie mini-camp with New York Jets

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video2009 New Hanover High graduate Jermaine Jones had to walk-on for football at St. Augustine's University in Raleigh. He's now about to fly to New York for a rookie mini-camp tryout with the New York Jets. We have reaction from Jermaine Jones as his path to the NFL takes flight. Full story...
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Weekend sports update: Hammerheads win, state track title for North Brunswick + more

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North Brunswick's boys track & field team won the 2-A state title over the weekend. The Wilmington Hammerheads won their second game of the season. Former New Hanover football standout Jermaine Jones is headed to New York for a tryout with the Jets + news and results involving UNCW sports. Full story...
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