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Brackets are set for Battle of the Weekend Warriors

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The Battle of the Weekend Warriors will be holding court in Wilmington this weekend. 23 teams are scheduled to participate in the annual event. Tournament action will start on Saturday morning. The championship game will be played on Sunday afternoon. 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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Wilmington wins on day two of state tourney; Whiteville falls in same event

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Whiteville Post 137 is just one loss away from being eliminated in the state championship for American Legion baseball. Cherryville defeated Whiteville on Thursday.... Wilmington Post 10 did win on Thursday though. Post 10 edged the host team, Caldwell County. 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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Whiteville & Wilmington both win first round baseball games at state tourney

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Whiteville Post 137 and Wilmington Post 10 both have aspirations of a baseball state title. Whiteville Post 137 advances to day two with an impressive victory in the double elimination tournament. Wilmington Post 10 also ended up a big winner on Wednesday. Full story...
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Former Seahawk Monday joins UNCW baseball staff

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UNCW head baseball coach Mark Scalf has announced the addition of former Seahawk standout Robbie Monday to his staff for the 2012-13 season. Monday returns to his alma mater following a season on the staff at Barton under the tutelage of another former Seahawk coach Josh Simmons. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - July 31

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video On Tuesday night we checked in with Robby Priest. He's the new head football coach at East Bladen.... We also provided an update on former LPGA Tour professional Maggie Will. The Whiteville native is now a head coach on the collegiate level....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 Sunday night sports - July 29

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videoOn Sunday night on WWAY we looked ahead to the first official day of high school football practice in 2012. Practice all across the region will kickoff on Monday, July 30..... Plus more! Full story...
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Brett Blizzard awaits another season of pro hoops; plus a new arrival !

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videoBrett Blizzard is one of the biggest sports figures in Wilmington. He's the all-time leading scorer in the history of UNCW basketball, but he's not done with his pro career. Check out our interview with Blizzard to see his plans for the upcoming season. It includes becoming a father for the first time. [ Full story...
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