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Hall of Famer Simpson shares tennis skills with kids

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This morning, Wilmington native and tennis pro Lenny Simpson hosted a free tennis clinic for kids in the Port City. The event was held at the MLK Center on courts where Simpson played years ago. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 9

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video On Monday night we talked with tennis legend Lenny Simpson. The recent inductee into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame will be holding a free tennis clinic in Wilmington on Tuesday morning.... The playoffs are about to begin in American Legion Baseball. We have the matchups... It took a bit longer than expected, but New Hanover's Thomas Johnson knows where he'll be playing college basketball next season. Full story...
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Spivey takes over baseball program at South Columbus

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T.J. Spivey is back in Columbus County after one year of coaching at North Myrtle Beach High School. The former South Columbus Stallion was named the head baseball coach at South Columbus High School on Monday. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - July 8

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videoIt's only fitting that a team from the south faced a team from the Pacific Islands in the championship game of the 38th Annual Cape Fear Rugby Sevens Tournament in New Hanover County on Sunday. Both squads are used to playing in the heat..... The regular season is now over in American Legion Baseball. The playoffs begin on Wednesday. Full story...
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Sharks, UNCW Alumni hold baseball benefit for Bryan Britt

The Wilmington Sharks played an exhibition game Sunday against a squad of UNCW Baseball alumni and some of their coaches at Buck Hardee Field. The event served as a fundraiser for Bryan Britt. He's a former Seahawk baseball standout who continues to battle multiple sclerosis. Full story...

Hammerheads shutout Kickers; Sharks defeat Marlins

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videoThe Wilmington Hammerheads haven't lost a league soccer game at home all season. That trend held up on Saturday against the Richmond Kickers. Across the fence the Wilmington Sharks summer league baseball team also won on Saturday night. Full story...
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UNCW hires Fayetteville native as softball coach

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UNCW has a new softball coach. Kristy Norton becomes just the fourth coach in the 28-year history of fast-pitch softball at UNCW. She replaces Kelly Van Houten, who was let go in May. Full story...
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Cape Fear 7's Rugby Tournament this weekend

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video The nation's only two-day rugby sevens tournament is back at Ogden Park this weekend. It's an annual tradition in the Wilmington area during July 4 week. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - July 3

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videoCorey Hertzog of the Wilmington Hammerheads was named USL Pro player of the week after his two goal performance in Saturday's 4-2 win over the LA Blues. The Wilmington Sharks were in action at Legion Stadium, surf's up at Wrightsville Beach and UNCW has announced Beau Bunn as their diving coach. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach named top 20 surf town in the world

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Wrightsville Beach is celebrating an international distinction. National geographic has named it one of the 20 best surf towns in the world. Full story...
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