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WWAY's Full Court Press - Feb. 21

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videoIt was a "Wildcat" type of night in basketball in the Mideastern Conference. Both the New Hanover boys and girls won tournament titles on Friday. In the Four County Conference East Bladen captured the girls title. Clinton won the boys title. We had highlights and post-game reaction from all four games on the Full Court Press. Check it out. It was a "Wildcat" type of night for former New Hanover swimmer Cari Blalock. Blalock won an event at the ACC Swimming & Diving Championship on Friday. Plus more! Full story...
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MLB collision rule leaves open exceptions

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Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home plate collisions but left open an exception if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner's direct path to home plate. Full story...
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Brackets are out for basketball state playoffs

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The state playoffs for high school basketball start Monday. The pairings are now officially set for the boys and the girls. For the second year in a row New Hanover will host Ashley in a boys first round game. Let the excitement begin. Full story...
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Duke slips one spot, UNC reenters latest AP poll

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UNC is back in the Associated Press Top 25 after a win over rival Duke. The Blue Devils slipped one spot in the poll despite a win over then top-ranked Syracuse. Full story...
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Topsail & Trask wrestlers earn individual state titles

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Several high school wrestlers from our area advanced to the state tournament in Greensboro, but only three made it to the state finals. The competition is now over. Two of the wrestlers will be coming home as a state champion. Full story...
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Blalock leads UNC to 2nd at ACC meet

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New Hanover High graduate Cari Blalock continues to rack up points for the North Carolina Tar Heels at the ACC Women's Swimming & Diving Championship. Blalock finished in second place in the 200 women’s butterfly on Saturday night in Greensboro. As a team UNC finished second, behind Virginia. On Friday the Wilmington resident captured first place in the 400 individual medley. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb 20

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videoConference tournament play is winding down all around the region. On Thursday we had highlights from the East Central Conference, Four County Conference and Mideastern Conference. The losing skid for the UNCW women's basketball continues. North Carolina came from behind to beat Duke in men's college hoops. Charges against former New Hanover football standout Trevon Brown may be dropped. Plus more! Full story...
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