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ONLY ON 3 & THE BIG TALKER FM: Mayor Saffo won't support baseball proposal

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In an exclusive interview this morning on The Big Talker FM with Chad Adams, Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo says he and other city council members cannot support the baseball stadium proposal pitched to them two weeks ago. Coming up on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 5:30, we'll talk with the StarNews's Shannan Bowen about a recent survey the paper did on public support of a new baseball stadium. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - May 22

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video Tuesday night’s sports segment featured high school baseball state playoff action between two area teams. Whiteville hosted North Brunswick to see who would advance to the East 2A finals. We also showcased the West Brunswick baseball state 3A playoff game from Shallotte and the Ashley's 4A state baseball playoff game against Richmond County. Full story...
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State champs for Wilmington soccer squad

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A local boys soccer team made history this weekend by becoming the first team from Wilmington to capture the US Youth Soccer NC State Cup. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - May 18

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video Friday night’s sports segment featured high school baseball state playoff action from West Brunswick. We also checked out the North Brunswick baseball team against North Pitt. We traveled to Ashley to watch the softball team defeat West Johnston 4-2 for the district title. The Hoggard girls soccer team was also in action tonight as they hosted Pinecrest. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - May 17

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video On Thursday night we featured a rain-shortened baseball game between UNCW and George Mason. We also talked to UNCW A.D Jimmy Bass about the recent trend of schools leaving the CAA. In golf the UNCW men's golf team is tied for fifth place after one round of their NCAA Golf Regional. Plus, we featured state playoff softball action on Thursday that pitted South Columbus and South Lenoir. Full story...
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East-West all-star rosters set in basketball & football

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West Bladen's DJ Mason & Hoggard's Tyler Thayer will represent the east in the annual East-West All-Star Basketball Game in July. Thayer and Mason both played for the Wilmington based Flight 22 basketball team last summer. Full story...
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Wilmington's Cari Blalock qualifies for U.S. Olympic Trials

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Former New Hanover swimming standout Cari Blalock is headed to the US Olympic Trials. The Wilmington resident recently qualified in four different events. This will not be the first time for the UNC Tar Heel swimmer at the US Olympic Trials. She also competed in 2008, but Blalock only qualified in one event that year. Full story...
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Barth signs four year deal with Bucs

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It took longer than Connor Barth wanted or expected, but the former Hoggard High School kicker is now one of the highest paid kickers in the NFL. Barth signed a four year contract on Thursday with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - May 16

Sports on WWAY on Wednesday night featured a 5-2 state playoff win in girls soccer for Whiteville High School. We also had updates on coaching changes at South Brunswick High School and player movement involving UNC Wilmington basketball players taking their talents elsewhere. Click full story to see the remaining state playoff schedule for schools in our region.

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Old Dominion leaving CAA for Conference USA

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Old Dominion is leaving the Colonial Athletic Association and joining Conference USA. School President John R. Broderick said in a release Thursday that the move will be effective July 1, 2013. Full story...
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