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9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:30pm.

videoUniversity of North Carolina chancellor Carol Folt says the school has fired or begun disciplinary procedures against nine employees after an investigation of an academic fraud scandal dating back nearly two decades. Local resident John Bunting, head football coach at UNC from 2001-2006, cooperated with the investigation.

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Happening This Weekend: 2014 Landfall Tradition
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:27am.

videoThe 2014 Landfall Tradition tees off on Friday. Some of the best collegiate women in the nation will show off their golf skills to help raise scholarships for UNCW.

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Pender volleyball senior now 6th in nation in blocks; Tuesday sports from New Hanover, Laney & Hogggard too
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:58pm.

videoPender High senior Briana Pittman moved into 6th place nationally for career blocks in high school volleyball. Pittman now has 622 career blocks. We were in Burgaw on Tuesday when Pender's state playoff game was halted in order to recognize Pittman's achievement. We also had sports coverage from New Hanover, Hoggard and Laney on Tuesday.

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UNCW men picked 9th in preseason CAA basketball poll, UNCW women picked 10th
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:25pm.

videoUNCW's Cedrick Williams and Kelva Atkins garnered individual honors at the CAA Basketball Media Day, but the CAA media didn't predict high finishes for the UNCW basketball teams this season.

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UNC academic report set for release; Joe Miller & Jack Holley recognized in Chapel Hill
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:35pm.

videoA report on academic misconduct in regard to athletics at the University of North Carolina will be released on Wednesday. Freddie Jackson stole the show at UNCW's Midnite Madness. We showed his creative slam dunk on our sports on Monday night. Plus we showcased NCHSAA Hall of Fame Day from Chapel Hill where the late Joe Miller and Jack Holley were honored.

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WWAY's 5th Quarter - October 17
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 10/18/2014 - 1:10am.

videoWe had quite an evening of high school football on WWAY's 5th Quarter. We showcased New Hanover's victory over Laney. We featured East Bladen senior Farrell Murchison. He broke the career rushing record for East Bladen Friday. Whiteville's Terrin Manning had 15 carries, 5 touchdowns and 330 yards on Friday. Plus more!

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UNCW volleyball team wins; soccer falls short
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:01pm.

videoNationally ranked UNCW lost in men's soccer on Wednesday night in Wilmington to Elon. The UNCW volleyball did not have any issues on Wednesday though. The Seahawk volleyball squad knocked off the defending CAA champs with a sweep at Hanover Hall. Plus more!

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Team of the Week - Laney Buccaneers
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:12pm.

videoThe football squad at Laney High is this week's WWAY Farm Bureau Insurance at Mayfaire Team of the Week recipient. Laney is currently 3-0 in league play in the Mideastern Conference with recent victories over West Brunswick, South Brunswick and Topsail.

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Ethan Farmer says UNC defense is getting better; Tuesday high school soccer and more!
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:50pm.

videoFormer South Columbus Stallion football standout Ethan Farmer says the UNC Tar Heel defense is getting better. Farmer and the Tar Heels host Georgia Tech on Saturday. On Tuesday on WWAY we featured the latest AP high school football poll, volleyball from Cape Fear Community College along with Coastal Christian's soccer win over Cape Fear Academy. Plus we provided a basketball preview of the upcoming Big Shots basketball showcase at Laney High.

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Trask, West Bladen barred from playoffs after fight
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:35pm.

videoThe North Carolina High School Athletic Association has confirmed that there were multiple ejections in last Friday night’s high school football game between West Bladen and Heide Trask.

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