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Wilmington NC Sports

Former Laney swimmer heads to NCAA's with NC State Wolfpack

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videoFormer Laney Buccaneer Stephen Coetzer is about to make a big splash on the national stage. The NC State junior is headed to the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship in Texas with his Wolfpack teammates. Full story...
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Jermaine Jones gets chance to shine in front of NFL scouts at NC State

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videoCarter-Finley Stadium was the place to be on Monday if you wanted to see one of the best three-sport athletes to come out of New Hanover High School in recent memory. Jermaine Jones is a speedy wide receiver out of St. Augustine's in Raleigh. In fact Jones is one of the fastest guys you'll ever see on a football field. He hopes his speed will catch the attention of NFL scouts. Full story...
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David Pellom reflects on end of college career

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videoIt took longer than most, but former New Hanover Wildcat basketball standout David Pellom is finally done with college basketball. He played his last game on Sunday in Raleigh at the NCAA Tournament. We were there before and after the final game with Pellom, a 2008 graduate of New Hanover High. Note, Pellom is currently a grad student at the University of Memphis. Full story...
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Local man says his invention could have eliminated chaos in UNC game

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video In a strange ending involving the game clock, UNC was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament Sunday night. One local man says his invention could have possibly helped change the end of the game. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - March 21; David Pellom & Tigers move on

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videoFormer New Hanover Wildcat David Pellom is still alive in the "Big Dance." Laney grad Elijah Wilson will not be moving on. His Coastal Carolina Chanticleers were eliminated by Virginia. The UNC Tar Heels are still kicking. The Duke Blue Devils are not. We had loads of high school sports on Friday night including a father-son matchup at Legion Stadium. We also showcased the dramatic walk-off win for the UNCW baseball team. Plus more! Full story...
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New Hanover grad wraps up collegiate swimming career at the NCAA's

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videoNew Hanover graduate Cari Blalock will make her final splash in the pool for the North Carolina Tar Heels this weekend at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship. This is Blalock's 16th year of competitive swimming. In a way she's never been so close to the finish line. Full story...
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Mercer shocks Duke 78-71 in NCAA tourney opener

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Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71. Full story...
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David Pellom & Elijah Wilson ready for the 'Big Dance'

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videoTwo basketball players who attended high school in Wilmington begin play on Friday in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. WWAY made the trip to Raleigh in order to catch up with New Hanover grad David Pellom and Laney grad Elijah Wilson. Plus more sports too! Full story...
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UNCW could be on hook for $965,500 on Peterson

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UNCW could pay former men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson as much as $965,529.67 over the next two years, according to an updated figure provided by the university on Thursday. Full story...
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New details on PGA Tour event coming to Wilmington in 2017

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videoWhere will everyone park at the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship when it comes to Wilmington? After all, thousands will be doing it at Eagle Point the first week of May in three more years. "I don't think we're going to have a traffic problem during the tournament," Eagle Point Golf Club President Bobby Long said. Full story...
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