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Former Hammerhead inks MLS deal

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Luke Mulholland electrified Legion Stadium in 2011 as a member of the Wilmington Hammerheads. Three years later he's now in the MLS. Mulholland recently inked a deal with Real Salt Lake. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - January 21

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videoTuesday night is typically a full night for high school hoops, but that wasn't the case tonight. We still managed to find some basketball action though. UNCW is proud to announce senior Rafael Aita made the roster for his native country for the Davis Cup. Aita will play for Peru in the upcoming Davis Cup. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - January 20

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videoLess dunks than normal, but WWAY still attended the MLK Jamfest on Monday at Union High School in Sampson County. The event featured seven different basketball games on the same court on a day where students didn't have to attend school. In college men's hoops Cape Fear Community College and NC State both won, but the UNC Tar Heels did not. Plus more! Full story...
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City Council to consider gang prevention grant, golf course renovation

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videoFighting the Port City's gang problem is among the agenda items for tomorrow's Wilmington City Council meeting. Council will also get a first look at a $700,000 to restore Wilmington Municipal Golf Course. Full story...
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Duke up five spots in latest AP Top 25 poll

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The latest AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll has Duke up five spots from last week to No. 18. Full story...
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Weather challenges at NC Cold Stroke Classic

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Boy was it cold for this one on Saturday! One of the East Coast's longest running stand-up paddleboard races did not disappoint on Saturday, providing extreme conditions for seasoned SUP athletes seeking adventure. With temperatures at 34 degrees and winds 10-20 mph, the 6th Annual Cold Stroke Classic launched with white caps in the channel under clear skies. Full story...
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Seahawks continue slide + more Saturday sports

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Duke & North Carolina both appear to be back on track in men's basketball, but that's not the case for Buzz Peterson's UNCW squad. The Seahawks squandered a 13 point halftime lead on Saturday. The losing skid for UNCW is now nine losses in a row. A handful of local high school squads played games on Saturday afternoon. Plus the season is now underway for the Wilmington Sea Dawgs! Full story...
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Jan. 17

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videoFriday's Full Court Press featured basketball action from Brunswick County, New Hanover County, Columbus County, Onslow County and Pender County. We also took an in-depth look at Monday's MLK Jamfest that will be held in Sampson County. Our play of the week on Friday night turned out to be a buzzer beater from an area player whose yet to reach high school. Full story...
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Hammerheads unveil new logo

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The Wilmington Hammerheads unveiled a new logo on Friday. The team hopes the logo will further serve the club beginning with the upcoming 2014 USL PRO regular season. In conjunction with the creation of the logo came the collaborative decision to add ‘FC’ to the end of Wilmington Hammerheads. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - January 16

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videoOn Thursday on WWAY we checked out high school hoops involving New Hanover-Scotland and East Bladen-Union. The East Bladen girls won on Thursday night to improve to 15-0. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 15

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videoThe losing skid continues for Buzz Peterson's UNCW basketball squad. The Seahawks lost to Hofstra on Wednesday. The Ashley girls basketball team has to forfeit four games. Hoggard High graduate Derek Brunson stepped back into the octagon on Wednesday for his third UFC fight. Unfortunately Brunson wasn't able to finish against Yoel Romero after the Wilmington resident won the first two rounds. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - January 14

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videoHoggard and New Hanover both had dominant performances in boys basketball action on Tuesday night. Hoggard cooled off Ashley while New Hanover clubbed Laney. In girls action Laney & Ashley both won. The Trask boys got back on the winning track with a victory over archrival Pender. Check out our game highlights. Plus more! Full story...
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Judge nixes preliminary approval of $765M NFL concussion case

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A federal judge in Philadelphia has preliminarily rejected a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing the sum may not be enough to cover injured players. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - January 13

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videoWhiteville High swept South Columbus on Monday in high school hoops. We had highlights from both games on WWAY. Brett Blizzard continues to scorch the nets in Italy. Blizzard pumped in 18 in his team's victory over the weekend. UNCW continues to slide in the national RPI rankings in basketball for both men and women. Plus more! Full story...
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Arizona still No. 1, 6 newcomers to Top 25

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Arizona and Syracuse remain No. 1 and 2 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for a sixth straight week and six newcomers joined the Top 25. Full story...
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