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Four local teams advance in volleyball state playoffs; New Hanover wins league soccer title

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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. Full story...
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UNCW employee let go after implicated in UNC academic fraud report

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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. Full story...
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Volleyball playoffs continue; high school soccer regular season winds down

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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. Full story...
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9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

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videoUniversity of North Carolina chancellor Carol Folt says the school has fired or begun disciplinary procedures against nine employees after an investigation of an academic fraud scandal dating back nearly two decades. Local resident John Bunting, head football coach at UNC from 2001-2006, cooperated with the investigation. Full story...
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Happening This Weekend: 2014 Landfall Tradition

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videoThe 2014 Landfall Tradition tees off on Friday. Some of the best collegiate women in the nation will show off their golf skills to help raise scholarships for UNCW. Full story...
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WWAY's Team of the Week - New Hanover

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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. Full story...
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Pender volleyball senior now 6th in nation in blocks; Tuesday sports from New Hanover, Laney & Hogggard too

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videoPender High senior Briana Pittman moved into 6th place nationally for career blocks in high school volleyball. Pittman now has 622 career blocks. We were in Burgaw on Tuesday when Pender's state playoff game was halted in order to recognize Pittman's achievement. We also had sports coverage from New Hanover, Hoggard and Laney on Tuesday. Full story...
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