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Wilmington NC Sports

WWAY's 5th Quarter - August 15th

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videoThe first 5th Quarter of 2014 is now in the books. On Friday we had coverage from all five scrimmages at the BB&T Jamboree at Legion Stadium in Wilmington. Plus, we had coverage from the Buddy Burney Memorial Jamboree in Bladen County. Full story...
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Buzz Peterson's family on the road again

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videoFor the last four years Buzz Peterson has been a Wilmington resident. As of Thursday that's no longer the case. The former UNCW men's head basketball coach moved his family to the Charlotte area. Peterson will be working with the NBA Charlotte Hornets down the road. This means his son, Rob, will not be playing for Laney in the upcoming basketball season. Full story...
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Scott Braswell stays on course with football

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videoIt's been a tough month for Hoggard head football coach Scott Braswell in regard to his health, but Braswell will be on the sidelines on Friday night at the BB&T Jamboree. In fact he'll also coach in the regular season opener before heading to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota for surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. Full story...
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Explore With George: East Coast Wahine Classic

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videoThe East Coast Wahine Classic is back in Wrightsville Beach this weekend. George Elliott swung out to the beach today to learn more. Full story...
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Jonathan Cooper out with turf toe, Hornets announce 2014-15 schedule & more

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videoThe Charlotte Hornets released their upcoming schedule on Wednesday. LeBron James will only make one appearance this season in Charlotte. The Cleveland Cavaliers will play in Charlotte on January 2nd. Former Hoggard Viking football standout Jonathan Cooper is nursing a turf toe injury with the Arizona Cardinals. Plus more! Full story...
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Trot Nixon accepts 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge'

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videoIt's an easy concept that is now viral. It is clearly the latest rage. Somehow dumping a bucket of ice water over your head has never been so fun. The purpose of the challenge is to raise awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease(ALS). WWAY's Trot Nixon accepted the challenge on Wednesday. Full story...
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Friday night lights; BB&T Jamboree to feature ten area teams Friday

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videoAll ten head football coaches for the upcoming BB&T Jamboree attended a luncheon on Tuesday in order to promote this week's BB&T Jamboree. Click the play video icon in order to check out WWAY's coverage from the luncheon. Full story...
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Tar Heels edge Seahawks in soccer

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videoWith threatening skies Freshman striker Megan Buckingham’s first half goal was all the scoring No. 4 UNC Chapel Hill needed. The UNC Tar Heels edged UNCW in the women’s soccer exhibition opener for both teams Tuesday night at the UNCW Soccer Stadium. Full story...
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Scrimmage week for high school football begins; Topsail hosted East Columbus on Monday

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videoMonday marked the first day high school football teams could scrimmage other schools before the upcoming season. We went to the scrimmage in Hampstead in order to check out the Topsail Pirates and head coach Wayne Inman. Topsail hosted the East Columbus Gators. Rocky Lewis is the new head coach at East Columbus. Full story...
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DaQuan Barnes looks for breakout season

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videoThree former New Hanover Wildcat football players are currently on the East Carolina football team. Coincidentally, Trevon Brown, Jacen Murphy and DaQuan Barnes are all wide receivers for the ECU Pirates. Barnes is the only one of three to see game action so far. On Monday night Barnes provided insight on the upcoming ECU football season. Full story...
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