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Wilmington NC Sports

Dodgeball more than a hit for Wilmington adults

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videoDodgeball for some reason or another over the course of time vanished as a recreation choice for school children. It's now back on the forefront again, with adults. In fact Monday marked the opening night of the new dodgeball league at the Wilmington Athletic Club. It's more social than combative, but the competitive juices definitely come out when the whistle is blown. Full story...
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Ice Bucket Challenge finds our John Rendleman

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videoThe answer turned out to be a resounding yes. WWAY's John Rendleman responded to his challenge from the football team at Laney High. Click the play video icon to see a rather large chest of ice water get dumped all over our sports director. Full story...
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West Bladen out to improve on 5 win season

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videoFootball season is here. We want to remind you the 5th Quarter is the place to be every Friday night for gridiron coverage throughout the season. Football is not just a Friday thing at News Channel 3. We try to provide coverage on the other nights as well. On Tuesday night that included the West Bladen Knights. Full story...
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Wilmington tennis team wins regional title

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videoThe 12 & under intermediate tennis team from Wilmington's Cape Fear Country Club won the Southern Regional 12 & Under title over the weekend. They opened the weekend with a victory against a team from Alabama. Wilmington proceeded to beat Mississippi, South Carolina and Louisiana. In the championship match the Cape Fear Country Club squad defeated a team from Georgia to claim the title. Full story...
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West Columbus Vikings look to improve on 3 win football season with new head coach

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videoJason Jones is the new head football coach at West Columbus High School. He'll also be the school's new director of athletics. Jones takes over a football team that finished with a 3-10 record last season. Full story...
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Laney football team issues Ice Bucket Challenge to WWAY's John Rendleman, Hoggard, Ashley & New Hanover

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videoThe Laney Buccaneers recently participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Laney head football coach Ashaad Yeoman and Laney football director of media relations Cori Stukes challenged the football teams at Ashley, Hoggard and New Hanover to follow suit. The Buccaneers also challenged a handful of media people, including WWAY's John Rendleman. Full story...
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WWAY's 5th Quarter - August 15th

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videoThe first 5th Quarter of 2014 is now in the books. On Friday we had coverage from all five scrimmages at the BB&T Jamboree at Legion Stadium in Wilmington. Plus, we had coverage from the Buddy Burney Memorial Jamboree in Bladen County. Full story...
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Buzz Peterson's family on the road again

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videoFor the last four years Buzz Peterson has been a Wilmington resident. As of Thursday that's no longer the case. The former UNCW men's head basketball coach moved his family to the Charlotte area. Peterson will be working with the NBA Charlotte Hornets down the road. This means his son, Rob, will not be playing for Laney in the upcoming basketball season. Full story...
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Scott Braswell stays on course with football

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videoIt's been a tough month for Hoggard head football coach Scott Braswell in regard to his health, but Braswell will be on the sidelines on Friday night at the BB&T Jamboree. In fact he'll also coach in the regular season opener before heading to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota for surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. Full story...
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Explore With George: East Coast Wahine Classic

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videoThe East Coast Wahine Classic is back in Wrightsville Beach this weekend. George Elliott swung out to the beach today to learn more. Full story...
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