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All-time winningest coach Summitt steps aside

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Pat Summitt is stepping aside as Tennessee's women's basketball coach and taking the title of "head coach emeritus". UNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson used to coach with Summitt at Tennessee. "One of the best basketball minds to ever coach the game, Peterson texted WWAY about Summitt. "She was such a tremendous communicator with her players. I was blessed to work beside her and to eat her excellent country cooking." Full story...
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Local racing team secures title sponsor

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A Wilmington based racing team has secured title sponsorship from Waterfall Security Solutions. The company will be supporting the F1000 road racing team in the F1000 Championship and SE Div. SCCA Regional and National events throughout 2012. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - April 17

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video On Tuesday we featured highlights from UNCW's impressive 10-1 win over the 24th ranked East Carolina Pirates from Greenville. We also checked out high school baseball action from New Bern. The Bears beat Laney. We also featured Ashley's win over Hoggard in baseball along with two softball games from Wilmington. Full story...
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Peterson intends to stay at UNCW

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Buzz Peterson says he's staying put at UNC Wilmington after being linked to a possible job opening on Sunday at SMU. Full story...
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Will Buzz Peterson leave UNCW for SMU?

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Times have been better in Seahawk basketball land. It appears UNCW will be banned from post-season play next season due to previous academic difficulties. Three players recently transferred. On Sunday might a Dallas newspaper reported UNCW head coach Buzz Peterson may be heading to SMU as an assistant coach if Larry Brown is awarded the vacant head coaching job for the Mustangs. Full story...
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Josh Brock captures first pro golf title

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Wilmington native Josh Brock captured first place on the eGolf Tour on Saturday at St. James Plantation in Brunswick County. It's a $25,000 payday for the New Hanover High graduate and UNCW grad. Josh turned pro less than a year ago. Saturday's win marks his first professional victory. Check out Brock's reaction on Sunday's Coach's Corner on WWAY at 6pm. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - April 13

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video WWAY’s Friday night sports segment featured the Wilmington Sea Dawgs semi-pro basketball team at home against Big Texas. We also went to Brooks Field to check out UNCW against Hofstra in a battle of the top two teams in the CAA. We even featured high school baseball action between Laney and New Hanover, as well as Wilmington Christian. Full story...
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Jordan Brand Classic tips off Saturday

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New Hanover High School will be well represented in Charlotte on Saturday at the 11th Annual Jordan Brand Classic. The showcase event will be held at the home of the NBA Charlotte Bobcats. Wildcat senior Kadeem Allen will play on the NC East Regional team. Wildcat head coach Kirk Angel and Millbrook coach Scott McInnis will be the co-coaches of Allen's squad. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - April 12

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video WWAY's Thursday night sports previewed the Jordan Brand Classic high school basketball all-star games in Charlotte on Saturday. We also previewed the Azalea Festival’s amateur boxing tournament that will take place on Saturday and Sunday in Wilmington. We checked out high school track & field and lacrosse action, as well. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - April 11 - National Signing Day

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video The Wednesday night sports segment featured some of the region’s high school seniors signing letters of intent to play collegiate sports on National Signing Day. We also checked out the UNCW baseball team on the road versus Charleston Southern. We even featured high school boys tennis action between New Hanover and Hoggard. Full story...
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