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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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Changes & postponements for local sports

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Due to the severe weather several local athletic events will be shifted until later this week. We've updated the posted changes for high school hoops and college basketball as well. This includes a postponement involving the UNCW men's basketball team and Duke-UNC. Full story...
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UPDATE: Former S. Brunswick football standout Terrell Stanley hurt in crash on icy highway

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videoTwo East Carolina football players were involved in a car accident near the Tar River Bridge in Greenville on Wednesday morning. Terrell Stanley is a South Brunswick High graduate. He's a starting defensive end. His injuries are believed to be quite serious. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Feb. 11

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videoNow that the school record losing streak is over Buzz Peterson and the UNCW Seahawks look to move forward. The Seahawks will host the Northeastern Huskies on Wednesday night at Trask Coliseum. It's been a season of adversity for the Ashley girls basketball team, but the Screamin' Eagles keep on winning. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - February 10

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videoThe losing skid is over! The UNCW men's basketball team snapped a school record 14 game losing streak on Monday. We were to check out all the action between UNCW and the Towson Tigers. We stuck around for reaction on the team's first CAA victory of the season. We made a stop in Buctown on Monday night. In a tight one Topsail edged Laney. Check out our highlights and reaction of this one too. Plus more! Full story...
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UNCW dropping men's indoor track & field, but not really?

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videoLess than a year after UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller announced the school would not cut any of its athletics programs, the university has announced it will cut one team for next year. But in the end, it looks as if very little is changing. Full story...
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Schools move up basketball games to Monday night

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videoDue to the possibility of severe weather a handful of schools will be playing basketball games on Monday night to ensure the safety of their student-athletes and fans. Full story...
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Another one gets away from Buzz & company

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A comfortable lead certainly isn't a sure thing this season for the UNCW men's basketball team. The Seahawks let another possible victory slip away. UNCW led by 14 points at the half, but Hofstra ended up beating UNC Wilmington by double digits. Buzz Peterson's squad currently holds a school record 14 game losing streak. Cape Fear CC lost on Saturday too, but BCC won. Full story...
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Saturday high school basketball recap

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Due to last week's ice and snow several high school basketball teams played on Saturday afternoon in order to make up their postponed games. Full story...
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Scorpions win 1-A/2-A indoor track state title

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The North Brunswick High boys indoor track team won the 1-A/2-A state title on Saturday. Two Scorpion athletes won individual titles. South Brunswick's Colin Minor won an individual state title on Friday in the 3-A shot put competition. Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Feb. 7

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videoFriday's Full Court Press featured a come from behind victory by New Hanover against West Brunswick in a battle of first place versus second place in the Mideastern Conference. We had basketball coverage from Hoggard-Laney, Topsail-South Brunswick, Trask-Midway, North Brunswick-Dixon and East Columbus-Red Springs too. We couldn't decide on the play of the week; therefore, we had two. Plus more! Full story...
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Man convicted in death of Michael Jordan's father seeking new trial

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videoOne of the two men convicted in the murder of Michael Jordan's father is again seeking a new trial. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 6

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videoThe boys basketball team at Trinity Christian has a slew of players who'll likely play college basketball in the near future on the high division one level. NC State made offers to two of the Trinity players recently. UNC and Duke both have their eyes on Trinity players as well. Check out our game highlights from Trinity's victory on Thursday over the Coastal Christian boys. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - February 5

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video13 is not considered to be a lucky number. Superstitious or not, 13 is now the losing streak for the UNCW men's basketball team after another tough loss at home against a conference foe. Laney hosted a special ceremony on Wednesday. Michael Jordan's replica jersey now hangs on the wall in Buctown, but the New Hanover Wildcats swept the action on the floor. Plus more! Full story...
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