Wilmington NC Sports
MJ sits down to talk as NBA season tips off
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:56pm.

videoIn his four seasons as the majority owner of the NBA team in Charlotte, Michael Jordan has endured plenty, including the worst season in NBA history, but the Laney High graduate says the competitor in him has his eyes on a seventh NBA ring.

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WWAY's weekend sports recap
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:43am.

One area high school team won a state title on Saturday. Several other high school squads had their state title dreams crushed. Congratulations to the Wilmington Christian Acadeny volleyball squad for back to back state titles in volleyball. The Landfall Tradition is over. Wake Forest won with a record setting performance. UNCW won their home regular season finale on Saturday in men's soccer. The Seahawks are back in first place in the CAA. Plus more!

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Participant dies during Beach2Battleship Triathlon
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 10/25/2014 - 9:42pm.

A participant in the 7th annual PPD Beach2Battleship Triathlon has died after a medical emergency during Saturday's event.

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WWAY's 5th Quarter - October 24
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:39pm.

videoOnly two weeks remain in the 2014 high school football regular season. On Friday's 5th Quarter we showcased several games from around the region. This included the showdown between undefeated Wallace-Rose Hill vs. East Bladen, undefeated Hoggard vs. Laney, New Hanover vs. West Brunswick, Whiteville vs. Fairmont and more. Check it out!

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Purdue leads after first day of Landfall Tradition
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:46pm.

videoTwo-time champion Purdue shot a blistering 5-under-par 283 and South Carolina's Nanna Madsen soared to the top of the individual leaderboard with a 6-under 66 as the opening day of the 13th Landfall Tradition drew to a close Friday at the Country Club of Landfall's Pete Dye Course. The conditions were perfect. The greens were true and fast. The scores were lower than normal.

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Four local teams advance in volleyball state playoffs; New Hanover wins league soccer title
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:43pm.

videoHoggard, Pender, South Columbus and Wilmington Christian all won state playoff volleyball games on Thursday night. Odds are we'll have at least one state champion from the area this year. On Thursday New Hanover won the boys soccer crown for the Mideastern Conference. We were there for that too. Plus, the Landfall Tradition tees off on Friday. Prior to the event we caught up with UNCW Seahawk golfer Kayla Thompson. The UNCW freshman is a graduate of West Bladen High.

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ECU edges Connecticut, Trevon Brown hurts knee
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:26pm.

videoNationally ranked East Carolina got off to an impressive start against Connecticut on Thursday night, but the Pirates had to hold on for a 31-21 victory. The football game was actually tied going into the 4th quarter. Former New Hanover Wildcat football standout Trevon Brown hurt his knee in the first half.

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Volleyball playoffs continue; high school soccer regular season winds down
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:41pm.

videoOn Wednesday New Hanover shutout Hoggard in boys soccer. We were there to see some of the action. The Wildcats will earn a league title if they can win on Thursday against Ashley. Four area volleyball teams will continue their state playoff journey on Thursday. In fact the Wilmington Christian squad has a shot at securing a state volleyball title this weekend in Greensboro.

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UNCW employee let go after implicated in UNC academic fraud report
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:15pm.

videoAccording to a new report today, nearly 20 years of academic fraud took place at UNC Chapel Hill. And now, we know it could have local ties.

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WWAY's Team of the Week - New Hanover
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 5:28pm.

videoThe football squad at New Hanover High is this week's WWAY Farm Bureau Insurance at Mayfaire Team of the Week recipient. New Hanover defeated Laney last Friday 35-21 to improve their Mideastern Conference record to 2-1.

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