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Home football opener for Wildcats tonight
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:05pm.

videoThe New Hanover High football team will get to strut their stuff in front of their home fans on Friday night at Legion Stadium. The Wildcats will host Hunt High School. There will be a lengthy tribute to the late Joe Miller prior to kickoff. Plus more.

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WNBA Finals in store for Wilmington's Tamera Young; Coult Culler to redshirt at NC State
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:46pm.

videoWilmington resident Tamera Young is definitely in uncharted territory. Her team earned a spot in the WNBA Finals on Wednesday night. The Laney graduate has been a staple in the Chicago starting lineup all season. Laney grad Coult Culler will likely sit out the 2014 college football season for NC State. Plus more!

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Hammerheads inch closer to playoffs with tie
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:14pm.

videoOrlando City was dubbed the 2014 USL PRO regular season champion following Wednesday night's scoreless draw against the Wilmington Hammerheads FC at Legion Stadium. The Hammerheads are still in pursuit of a playoff spot as they approach their final two matches of the regular season this weekend.

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Team of the Week - East Bladen
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 09/03/2014 - 5:20pm.

videoAngry birds, they're not. The East Bladen Eagles prefer the dirty bird label. Regardless, East Bladen is this week's WWAY Farm Bureau Insurance at Mayfaire Team of the Week after beating the Whiteville Wolfpack last Friday.

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Fantasy football fever in Wilmington; drafts are over, season starts on Thursday
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:10pm.

videoFantasy football is the most popular fantasy sport. There will be millions playing nationwide over the next few months. Thousands are expected to play this season in the Wilmington area. In fact, bars in the Port City that typically don't cater to the sports crowd, are starting to cater to fantasy football players for draft night. After all, the start of the NFL regular season is just two nights away.

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4th tie this season for East Bladen soccer; AP high school football poll is out
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:40pm.

videoWe had high school soccer action from Bladen County on Tuesday night on WWAY between East Bladen and North Brunswick. The Eagles have only played six times this season. Four of the games ended in a deadlock. A handful of area football teams are ranked in the first AP high school football poll this season. Plus more!

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See Trevon Brown's first college touchdown
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:55pm.

videoTrevon Brown scored his first college touchdown on Saturday. The former New Hanover Wildcat caught a touchdown pass in the second half during East Carolina's decisive victory over NC Central. See the td for yourself!

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Wilmington's Tamera Young saves season for the WNBA Chicago Sky; plus UNCW socccer wins!
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:46pm.

videoFormer Laney High basketball standout Tamera Young saved the season for the WNBA Chicago Sky on Monday. Young made a basket that forced the game into overtime. Chicago ended up winning the playoff game in double overtime. Coincidentally, the UNCW men's soccer team also won in double overtime on Monday.

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NY Giants acquire former New Hanover Wildcat Nick Becton; plus more weekend sports!
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:02pm.

Former New Hanover Wildcat Nick Becton has a new home in the NFL. The New York Giants picked up Becton on Sunday. Former New Hanover Wildcat Trevon Brown scored his first college touchdown on Saturday. Plus more, including sports from UNCW and Cape Fear Community College.

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Former President and Treasurer of Topsail Baseball Club charged with embezzlement
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:29pm.

video A former President and Treasurer, Thomas Dematteo, of the Topsail Baseball Club is charged with embezzlement.

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