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UNCW owes Peterson as much as $880,000

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videoIf Buzz Peterson does not work for the next two years, he will probably still make more money than you. Under the terms of Peterson's contract, the school, by not terminating his contract for cause, must pay him as if he is still head men's basketball coach the next two years as long as he does not get another job. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - March 11

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videoThe Buzz Peterson era at UNCW is over after four consecutive losing seasons. Peterson's contract has been terminated. On Tuesday night we provided insight on his dismissal along with a list of possible replacements. On Tuesday we also checked out the baseball conference openers for Topsail-Hoggard and Laney-West Brunswick. Plus more! Full story...
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UNCW students react to Peterson firing

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video Around UNC-Wilmington students were shocked to find out about head basketball coach Buzz Peterson’s firing, but not for the reasons you might think. Full story...
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UNCW fires Buzz Peterson

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videoUNCW has terminated the the contract of men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson, UNCW Athletic Director Jimmy Bass announced this evening in a news release. Full story...
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It's a hit - Wilmington Senior Softball season about to start

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videoIt's time to sign up for senior softball. The Wilmington Senior Softball Association is ready to spring forward with another year of "play ball". Full story...
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Football players take snap at small screen role

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videoHollywood East got down and dirty today at Legion Stadium as football players became aspiring actors and went long to snag a spot on a TV pilot shooting in Wilmington. Full story...
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Cape Fear gets 24th seed in NJCAA Tourney

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The Cape Fear Community College men's basketball team will be the 24th seed out of 24 teams in next week's NJCAA Tournament. Cape Fear will face South Plains on the first day of the six day event. Full story...
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Mark Little steps down as West Columbus football coach

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videoMark Little has turned in his resignation as head football coach and athletics director at West Columbus High School after two years in Cerro Gordo. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - March 9

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videoFormer Laney Buccaneer Elijah Wilson is headed to the dance. It's the biggest dance in all the land. Wilson and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers earned a spot in the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship on Sunday when the team captured the Big South title. Plus more! Full story...
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CFCC wins Region X, Chants advance to title game

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Cape Fear Community College defeated Brunswick Community College in men's basketball on Saturday to earn the Region X title. The Sea Devils earn a bid to the NJCAA Tournament in Kansas later this month. Coastal Carolina is just one victory away from earning an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament in men's basketball. Full story...
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All conference honors released for Mideastern Conference

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All conference honors in the Mideastern Conference have been released for the winter sports. This includes basketball, wrestling and swimming. Who won the coach of the year? Who won player of the year? Check it out! Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - March 7

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videoThe fourth season for Buzz Peterson as the UNCW men's basketball coach ended on Friday night. The Seahawks had a late lead against Hofstra, but UNCW wasn't able to hold on at the CAA Tournament. The season also ended for the East Columbus girls basketball team on Friday. CFCC & BCC will meet in the Region X title game on Saturday. Plus more! Full story...
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Aashad Yeoman named Laney head football coach

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videoLaney High School didn't waste much time in finding a replacement for Greg Ditz, nor did the Bucs look too far. Defensive coordinator Aashad Yeoman has been named the new head football coach at Laney. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - March 6

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videoWallace-Rose Hill lost to Trask twice during the regular season, but the Bulldogs won on Thursday night when it counted the most. Check out our highlights and postgame reaction from the 1-A state basketball playoffs. Towson's Jerrelle Benimon has been named the CAA men’s basketball player of the year. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - March 5

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videoOn Wednesday night WWAY made the trip to Fayetteville in order to follow the state title hopes for the West Brunswick boys basketball team and the East Bladen girls. Unfortunately the season ended for both of our local squads. Check out our game coverage. Plus more! Full story...
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