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Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:54pm.READ MORE:
UNCW head basketball coach Kevin Keatts said last year's UNCW team would have found a way to lose Wednesday's home game against the Liberty Flames. As it turns out, UNCW won a sloppy, physical game in overtime to improve to 4-3 on the season. The game was highlighted by a handful of dunks. We hope you get a chance to check out the rim rockers on our video. On Wednesday we also showcased BCC men's hoops, UNCW women's basketball and Laney wrestling. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:37pm.READ MORE:
The North Brunswick boys did not put up much resistance to Hoggard on Tuesday night. Dunks from Xavier Johnson energized the crowd and the Vikings rolled to an easy win. We had our sports cameras in Shallotte too. West Brunswick remains undefeated. Laney lost in overtime against Scotland County. We were there for that one as well. We did showcase a victory from the Laney girls though. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:12pm.READ MORE:
The 2014-15 high school basketball season has been one long struggle for the boys basketball team at South Brunswick. The Cougars have only managed to win once. On Monday the struggles continued for the Cougars. Arch-rival North Brunswick defeated South Brunswick 67-46. Josh White scored a season high 25 points for North Brunswick. Check out our game highlights. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:08pm.READ MORE:
It turned out to be a late start to the season, but better late than never. Former Hoggard kicker Connor Barth continues to make the most out of his opportunity to kick for the Denver Broncos. Barth was a perfect 5 for 5 on Sunday in San Diego against the Chargers. Click the video to see Connor Barth describe the secret to his success this season. Full story...
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:53am.READ MORE:
Students of UNCW's recently cut track and field teams got to meet with Athletic Director Jimmy Bass and Interim Chancellor Dr. William Sederberg to talk about why the decision was made to ax the sports. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:20pm.READ MORE:
Most basketball fans expected 4th ranked Louisville to pounce on UNCW. Louisville did win on Sunday night, but the game proved to be much closer than expected. In fact UNCW pulled within two points of the Cardinals late in the second half, yet Rick Pitino's club pulled away at the end to win by double digits. UNCW head coach Kevin Keatts is a former assistant coach at Louisville. Check out our game highlights tonight at 11pm on WWAY. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 12/13/2014 - 12:26am.READ MORE:
Friday marked the return of Chasity Melvin to WWAY's Full Court Press. The NC State Hall of Famer made a guest appearance on Friday. This season's analyst, Kevin Schneider, had a previous basketball commitment to fulfill. We showcased a slew of basketball action on the Full Court Press. This included game action from Hoggard-New Hanover, Whiteville-East Columbus and much more including another football state championship for Wallace-Rose Hill. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 1:48pm.READ MORE:
She's back. It's just for one night, but regardless, she is back. Former NC State basketball standout Chasity Melvin is in the saddle for the Full Court Press..Chasity Melvin led NC State to the Women's Final Four in 1998. Melvin was recently inducted into the NC State Athletics Hall of Fame and tonight she's back at WWAY to talk high school hoops on the Full Court Press! Full story...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 12/11/2014 - 10:33pm.READ MORE:
Student athletes at UNCW got a chance to speak out at a meeting about recent cuts to the athletic department Thursday. It comes after the university announced it was cutting 4 sports next year, namely track and field, and adding sand volleyball. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:54pm.READ MORE:
Pender boys basketball coach Gary Battle has another solid team this season. The Patriots love to run up and down the court due to all of their athleticism. On Wednesday the Patriots beat Topsail in boys hoops. The Topsail girls were able to hold off Pender though. We checked out game action from both contests. Full story...