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Former Laney swimmer earns honorable mention All-American status

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The 2014 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship concluded on Saturday night. Laney graduate Stephen Coetzer earned honorable mention All-American status for his performance in the 200 backstroke. Coetzer is a junior at NC State. As a team NC State finished in 15th at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship. That was the highest finish among the ACC schools. Full story...
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Golden Tornadoes cool off Stallions

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videoThe South Columbus Stallions entered Friday's baseball action perfect in league play, as did their opponent. We made the trip to Columbus County to check out the Three Rivers Conference matchup between South Columbus and Fairmont. Plus more! Full story...
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UNCW baseball team loses lead in CAA opener, ECU sweeps UMBC

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videoThe UNCW baseball team had a comfortable lead against James Madison in the CAA opener for both teams. Unfortunately the Seahawks didn't keep their 5 run cushion. In Greenville the East Carolina Pirates had positive results. The Pirates sport a 6 game winning streak after sweeping UMBC in a doubleheader. We have game highlights from Harrisonburg and Greenville. Full story...
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Louisville assistant Kevin Keatts to be next UNCW hoops coach

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videoUNC Wilmington has found its new men's basketball coach. University of Louisville Associate Head Coach Kevin Keatts is the next coach for the Seahawks. He replaces Buzz Peterson, who was fired March 11 after four seasons. Full story...
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UNCW fans react to Keatts hiring

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videoStudents look forward to the next chapter in the UNCW's men basketball program and hope the team will soar to greatness with a new man leading the flock. Full story...
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ACC men's basketball tourney to NC in '19, '20

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The Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball tournament will return to North Carolina in 2019 and 2020 after its two-year stay in New York. Full story...
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McKever switches positions at NC State, again

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videoFormer South Columbus Pharoah McKever is a freshman on the NC State football team. He's no longer playing quarterback, his position in high school. He's no longer a wide receiver. McKever has been switched to a defensive end for the Wolfpack. Full story...
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NC State baseball team cools off UNCW

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videoOn a chilly night in the Port City nationally-ranked NC State rolled over UNCW at Brooks Field. The setback drops UNC Wilmington to 11-12 on the season. NC State improves to 15-8 with the win. Full story...
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College athletes can unionize, federal agency says

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In a ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency has given football players at Northwestern University the green light to unionize. Full story...
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Wainwright staying at Marquette for now

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Former UNCW head basketball coach Jerry Wainwright has been an assistant coach at Marquette for two years. Marquette head coach Buzz Williams recently accepted the head coaching position at Virginia Tech. Wainwright, for now, is staying put at Marquette. Full story...
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Laney-WWAY Invitational tips off in November

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videoLaney boys basketball coach Nathan Faulk and WWAY are proud to announce the Laney-WWAY Thanksgiving Invitational. The two-day basketball event will be held at Laney High School. Full story...
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Former Laney swimmer heads to NCAA's with NC State Wolfpack

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videoFormer Laney Buccaneer Stephen Coetzer is about to make a big splash on the national stage. The NC State junior is headed to the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship in Texas with his Wolfpack teammates. Full story...
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Jermaine Jones gets chance to shine in front of NFL scouts at NC State

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videoCarter-Finley Stadium was the place to be on Monday if you wanted to see one of the best three-sport athletes to come out of New Hanover High School in recent memory. Jermaine Jones is a speedy wide receiver out of St. Augustine's in Raleigh. In fact Jones is one of the fastest guys you'll ever see on a football field. He hopes his speed will catch the attention of NFL scouts. Full story...
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David Pellom reflects on end of college career

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videoIt took longer than most, but former New Hanover Wildcat basketball standout David Pellom is finally done with college basketball. He played his last game on Sunday in Raleigh at the NCAA Tournament. We were there before and after the final game with Pellom, a 2008 graduate of New Hanover High. Note, Pellom is currently a grad student at the University of Memphis. Full story...
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Local man says his invention could have eliminated chaos in UNC game

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video In a strange ending involving the game clock, UNC was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament Sunday night. One local man says his invention could have possibly helped change the end of the game. Full story...
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