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Saturday sports recap: Wilmington Tigers & Hammerheads both win & more

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The Wilmington Tigers are now 3-2 in the Mason Dixon League after a shutout home win on Saturday. The Wilmington Hammerheads despite loads of chaos at the end of the game pulled out a dramatic late night win in California. Saturday also featured a few high school football games. Full story...
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WWAY's 5th Quarter - August 22nd

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videoThe 2014 high school football regular season is underway. On Friday we had coverage from several games. We expected to have a full slate, but the weather interfered with those plans. Some games were completed. Some started, but will need to be resumed. Some games never started. Full story...
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Can Whiteville improve on 11 win season?

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videoWhiteville High will open the 2014 football season with high expectations. Luke Little's team hopes to be able to improve on their sensational 2013 campaign. Full story...
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Irving out as coach of Hammerheads

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videoDavid Irving is out as head coach of the Wilmington Hammerheads. The team today announced that, by mutual agreement, Irving is leaving his role and will no longer be involved in the day to day operation with the team. Full story...
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East Bladen out to continue winning ways

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videoThe East Bladen Eagles came within a whisker of advancing to the third round of the high school football state playoffs last year. This season the Eagles appear to be even better team than the one Robby Priest had in 2013. The coach even admits it. Full story...
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Has David Irving coached his last game for the Wilmington Hammerheads?

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videoDavid Irving didn't travel with the Wilmington Hammerheads for the three game road trip to California this week. The Hammerheads started the trip with a 2-0 to Sacramento FC Republic. It appears Irving won't be coaching the Hammerheads when they return to town next week either. We expect a full update on Thursday morning. Full story...
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Dodgeball more than a hit for Wilmington adults

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videoDodgeball for some reason or another over the course of time vanished as a recreation choice for school children. It's now back on the forefront again, with adults. In fact Monday marked the opening night of the new dodgeball league at the Wilmington Athletic Club. It's more social than combative, but the competitive juices definitely come out when the whistle is blown. Full story...
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Ice Bucket Challenge finds our John Rendleman

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videoThe answer turned out to be a resounding yes. WWAY's John Rendleman responded to his challenge from the football team at Laney High. Click the play video icon to see a rather large chest of ice water get dumped all over our sports director. Full story...
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West Bladen out to improve on 5 win season

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videoFootball season is here. We want to remind you the 5th Quarter is the place to be every Friday night for gridiron coverage throughout the season. Football is not just a Friday thing at News Channel 3. We try to provide coverage on the other nights as well. On Tuesday night that included the West Bladen Knights. Full story...
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Wilmington tennis team wins regional title

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videoThe 12 & under intermediate tennis team from Wilmington's Cape Fear Country Club won the Southern Regional 12 & Under title over the weekend. They opened the weekend with a victory against a team from Alabama. Wilmington proceeded to beat Mississippi, South Carolina and Louisiana. In the championship match the Cape Fear Country Club squad defeated a team from Georgia to claim the title. Full story...
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