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WWAY's Friday night sports - June 15
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 06/15/2012 - 10:36pm.

video The Wilmington Hammerheads didn't score first, but they did emerge victorious on Friday night at Legion Stadium against the Richmond Kickers. On Friday we also found out a handful of NFL pros will be coming to Wilmington next month to play basketball against the Wilmington PD.

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - June 14
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 06/14/2012 - 11:27pm.

video In the NBA Finals it's now one game apiece for Miami & Oklahoma City. The Wilmington Sea Dawgs appearance in the playoffs turned out to be a short one. Cary defeated Wilmington on Thursday night. The Wilmington Sharks exploded for nine runs in the first inning of game one of a doubleheader on Thursday, but the Sharks only managed to split their doubleheader.

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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - June 13
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 10:03pm.

video It's do or die time for the Wilmington Sea Dawgs basketball team. The Dawgs begin post-season play on Thursday night on the road in Cary. A win will move the Dawgs into the TRBL championship game on Saturday. We caught up with team members on Wednesday. Click play video to see our report. On Wednesday we also stopped by the Shark Tank for summer league baseball action.

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UNCW's Miller, Bass named to top CAA posts
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 1:06pm.

UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller and Athletic Director Jimmy Bass have been named to top posts in the Colonial Athletic Association. Miller will begin a two-year term as Chair of the Council of Presidents. Bass will start a two-year term as conference President.

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Podium finish for Wilmington based race team
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 12:02am.

A Wilmington based race team is certainly turning heads on the F1000 Championship Series. In fact Richard Franklin secured his first SCCA Pro Racing podium finish on Sunday in New Jersey.

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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - June 12
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 11:26pm.

video On Tuesday night the Wilmington Sharks improved to 8-5 on the season with a road win over the Morehead City Marlins. We also showcased the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament on Tuesday. Plus, game one of the NBA Finals is complete. The Thunder beat the Heat 105-94.

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FIRST ON 3: Ballpark petition has enough signatures, could go on November Ballot
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 10:23pm.

video The New Hanover County Board of Elections says it has verified enough signatures on a petition against a tax-funded baseball stadium in Wilmington.

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Heat, Thunder dream series for meteorologists
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 06/12/2012 - 3:03pm.

video While Lebron James and Kevin Durant will battle it out on the court, it's too tough to pick who will win that battle. But what if it was a battle of Mother Nature's own, and thunder was actually up against heat in a weather war of epic proportions?

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WWAY's Friday night sports - June 8
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 06/08/2012 - 10:34pm.

video On Friday night's sports we showcased the Wilmington Hammerheads road game against Rochester. We had a Sharks update, a Sea Dawgs update, a George Bryan sighting in Dallas and a preview of Saturday's roller derby bout in Carolina Beach.

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ECU football coach speaks to elementary school grads
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 4:16pm.

video Some elementary school graduates in Wilmington had a special visitor today. East Carolina football coach Ruffin McNeill provided some words of wisdom for the fifth grade graduates at Bradley Creek Elementary School.

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