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ONLY ON 3: Families say coach came looking for alleged victims night before assaults
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 3:56pm.

video An assistant football coach at Hoggard High School has been arrested after an incident at the school last week. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has charged Joseph Clinton Brown Jr. with five counts of simple assault and one count of assault with a deadly weapon.

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Louisville downs Davidson 69-62 to advance

Peyton Siva scored 17 points and Louisville finally moved on in the NCAA tournament, beating Davidson 69-62 on Thursday. Full story...

Wilmington Tigers hold football tryouts Saturday

The Wilmington Tigers are looking for a few good men. The Port City's semi-pro football team wants to bolster it roster as it heads into its seventh season in the Mason-Dixon Football League. Full story...
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Chris Wilcox to undergo heart surgery
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 9:45am.

Whiteville native Chris Wilcox played in 28 games for the Boston Celtics this season. In fact he started four games, but Wilcox recently played his last game of the season. Wilcox will undergo heart surgery later this month to repair an enlarged aorta.

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Brunswick CC pitcher guns for third straight no-hitter
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 3:15pm.

video A college baseball pitcher in Brunswick County has etched his name in the record book after two fantastic performances on the mound. Michael Green is the ace of the Brunswick Community College pitching rotation. So far this month, he's been close to perfect and totally un-hittable.

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President picks Tar Heels to win NCAA
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 11:27am.

President Barack Obama is going back to Carolina in his NCAA tournament bracket. The president, who correctly picked North Carolina to win the 2009 NCAA championship, has the Tar Heels as the team to beat in his 2012 bracket, which was unveiled Wednesday.

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20 years after The Shot, a new start for Laettner
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 11:10am.

Twenty years after Christian Laettner hit The Shot to beat Kentucky and catapult Duke into the Final Four, he's seeking out a new start in basketball as a coach.

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Fletcher reinstated as West Brunswick football coach
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 7:38am.

After finishing the football season with a 4-7 record last season, West Brunswick High School Athletic Director John Floyd decided to go a different direction with a head coach. Floyd dismissed Jimmy Fletcher as head football coach three months ago, but that decision has been reversed.

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UNCW will host WNIT game on Thursday
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 03/13/2012 - 2:15am.

They're dancing again. For the second year in a row the UNC Wilmington women's basketball team earned an invitation to a post-season tournament. The Seahawks received their invite late Monday night. UNCW will host the Appalachian State Mountaineers on Thursday at Trask Coliseum in the 15th Annual Women's National Invitation Tournament. It's not the NCAA, but the WNIT is the best alternative.

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New Hanover High welcomes home state champs
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 3:29pm.

videoCollege basketball teams are not the only one's dancing in March. The New Hanover High School Wildcats celebrated today after winning the state championship Saturday. Players say it's a championship for the school, the community and the city.

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