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Wilmington NC Sports

Jeff Turner named Ashley head football coach

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videoHoggard's loss is Ashley's gain. Hoggard defensive coordinator Jeff Turner was officially named head football coach on Friday at Ashley High School. Turner tells WWAY he's excited about building a program. It's a challenge he's willing to tackle, but he knows the results won't happen overnight. Full story...
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Chancellor: UNCW track discontinuation is final

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video At a UNCW board of trustees meeting, Interim Chancellor William Sederburg announced the discontinuation of the track program at UNCW is final. This announcement comes after meetings and fundraisers with supporters of the track program. Full story...
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UNCW women snap 3 game skid; South Columbus sweeps West Columbus

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videoThe UNCW women's basketball team had one of their better efforts of the season on Thursday night. The Seahawks held off Elon at Trask Coliseum. In high school basketball we showcased the South Columbus-West Columbus doubleheader. South won both games, but it appears senior standout Leroy Miller may be out for the season with a shoulder injury. Full story...
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Ashley High to name Jeff Turner as new head football coach on Friday

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video2014 was a season to forget for the Ashley High School football team. The Screaming Eagles did not win a game. Two weeks ago head coach Mike Propst stepped down. It didn't take long for Ashley to find a replacement for Propst. The Screaming Eagles will introduce Jeff Turner as their new head football coach on Friday morning. Turner is currently the defensive coordinator at Hoggard. Full story...
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2 ex-UNC athletes sue school, NCAA over academic failures

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Two former University of North Carolina athletes have filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, saying neither is doing enough to ensure athletes receive a quality education. Full story...
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Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 season

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Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon says he will retire as a full-time driver after 2015 season. Full story...
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UNCW now 3-0 in overtime this season; 5-2 in CAA after victory over Charleston

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videoThe UNCW Seahawks overcame a season-low 25.8 percent shooting by forcing 20 turnovers to turn back rival College of Charleston, 58-56, in overtime to remain near the top of the Colonial Athletic Association regular season standings. The clutch road win kept UNCW perfect in three overtime games this season. Full story...
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Laney boys earn conference win; East Bladen girls stay undefeated

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videoWe had our cameras out and about on Wednesday night. The Laney boys overcame a second half deficit to beat Topsail. The West Bladen boys held off East Bladen in backyard rivalry contest. The East Bladen girls continued their undefeated season by holding West Bladen to a mere 5 points. Check out our game action from each of these. Full story...
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USL Pro releases conference lineup

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As expected the Wilmington Hammerheads will compete in the Eastern Conference this season in the USL Pro Soccer League. USL PRO unveiled its 2015 competition format today, featuring a two-conference alignment to further promote regional rivalries following the league’s unprecedented off-season growth. USL PRO has expanded to 24 teams for its highly-anticipated 2015 season. Full story...
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West Brunswick boys stay undefeated

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videoThe West Brunswick boys basketball team is now 17-0 after an impressive victory on Tuesday night against North Brunswick High. Ty Hill led the undefeated Trojans with 17 points. Saadiq Johnson and Gray Cheers added 16. Check out our game highlights from Leland. Full story...
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