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WWAY's Full Court Press - Feb. 21

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videoIt was a "Wildcat" type of night in basketball in the Mideastern Conference. Both the New Hanover boys and girls won tournament titles on Friday. In the Four County Conference East Bladen captured the girls title. Clinton won the boys title. We had highlights and post-game reaction from all four games on the Full Court Press. Check it out. It was a "Wildcat" type of night for former New Hanover swimmer Cari Blalock. Blalock won an event at the ACC Swimming & Diving Championship on Friday. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb 20

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videoConference tournament play is winding down all around the region. On Thursday we had highlights from the East Central Conference, Four County Conference and Mideastern Conference. The losing skid for the UNCW women's basketball continues. North Carolina came from behind to beat Duke in men's college hoops. Charges against former New Hanover football standout Trevon Brown may be dropped. Plus more! Full story...
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Liverpool, AC Milan to play in Charlotte this summer

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Liverpool will play Manchester City, AC Milan and Olimpiakos during a preseason US exhibition tour, including a stop in Charlotte. Full story...
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Player hits lights, halts Division II game in tie

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Talk about shooting the lights out. The Division II game between Johnson C. Smith and Winston Salem State was halted for safety reasons after a player heaved a full-court shot and knocked out lights - leaving the game tied with 0.3 seconds left on Wednesday night. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - February 19

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videoWednesday was a full night for boys high school hoops on WWAY. We had tournament coverage from the Four County Conference and the Mideastern Conference. On top of that we started speculating about the replacement for South Columbus football coach Jake Fonvielle. He turned in his resignation on Wednesday morning. Full story...
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Fonvielle resigns as S. Columbus head football coach

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Jake Fonvielle announced his resignation as the South Columbus head football coach and athletics director on Wednesday morning. Fonvielle took over the football program at South Columbus in 2009. Fonvielle led the Stallions to the 2-A East Championship game in 2011 & 2012. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Feb. 18

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videoOn Tuesday we checked out conference tournament play in high school hoops. NFL lineman Jonathan Cooper provided an update for our viewers and a surprise for one of his former teachers. Fellow Hoggard Viking Joe O'Donnell was impressive in his NC State baseball debut. Plus more! Full story...
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Conference brackets released for Four County; updates for Mideastern Conference

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The pairings for the Four County Conference Tournament have been released. We have updates from the Farm Bureau Insurance Mideastern Conference Tournament. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - February 17

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videoMonday marked the first day of tournament play in the Mideastern Conference for high school basketball. We had game highlights from all three first round games. We also made a stop in Bladen County to check out the showdown between East Bladen and West Bladen. UNCW ran into a hot shooting William & Mary squad on Monday night. Buzz Peterson's squad drops to 2-12 in the CAA. Plus more! Full story...
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Terrell Stanley upgraded to good condition

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videoA former South Brunswick High School and current East Carolina University football player is improving at a Greenville hospital. Full story...
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County approves plan for Buck Hardee Field improvements

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Without a word of discussion, Wilmington's Buck Hardee Field got one step closer to getting a makeover this morning during the New Hanover County Commission meeting. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - February 16

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videoVirginia's starting pitcher didn't give up a hit on Sunday afternoon against UNCW in front of a record crowd at Brooks Field. The Seahawks did manage to get a few hits off the relief pitchers of the nation's number one ranked college baseball team. Plus more! Full story...
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Saturday sports recap (college & high school)

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The two game winning streak for Buzz Peterson's UNCW basketball squad ended on Saturday. The Seahawks lost by two points on the road against James Madison. Several high school basketball teams played on Saturday. Conference pairings are out for high school hoops. In baseball the UNCW Seahawks fall to 1-1 after losing to Kentucky. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Feb. 14

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videoFriday's Full Court Press featured a victory by Hoggard against West Brunswick in a battle for second place in the Mideastern Conference. We had basketball coverage from Ashley-Laney. Both games in Buctown came down to the wire. We checked out New Hanover-South Brunswick, Trask-Clinton & Pender-Wallace-Rose Hill. We even sneaked in college action too! We showcased UNCW-JMU in women's hoops and UNCW-VMI in college baseball. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 13; Another double digit win for Seahawks

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videoThe Seahawks are on a roll. Buzz Peterson's basketball squad won again on Thursday. That's two wins in a row just three days after ending a school record losing streak. The college baseball season will start on Friday in Wilmington. VMI, Kentucky, UNCW and #1 ranked Virginia should all have decent weather for three days at Brooks Field. Plus more! Full story...
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