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Wilmington NC Sports

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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Jonathan Cooper out with turf toe, Hornets announce 2014-15 schedule & more

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videoThe Charlotte Hornets released their upcoming schedule on Wednesday. LeBron James will only make one appearance this season in Charlotte. The Cleveland Cavaliers will play in Charlotte on January 2nd. Former Hoggard Viking football standout Jonathan Cooper is nursing a turf toe injury with the Arizona Cardinals. Plus more! Full story...
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Trot Nixon accepts 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge'

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videoIt's an easy concept that is now viral. It is clearly the latest rage. Somehow dumping a bucket of ice water over your head has never been so fun. The purpose of the challenge is to raise awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease(ALS). WWAY's Trot Nixon accepted the challenge on Wednesday. Full story...
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Friday night lights; BB&T Jamboree to feature ten area teams Friday

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videoAll ten head football coaches for the upcoming BB&T Jamboree attended a luncheon on Tuesday in order to promote this week's BB&T Jamboree. Click the play video icon in order to check out WWAY's coverage from the luncheon. Full story...
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Tar Heels edge Seahawks in soccer

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videoWith threatening skies Freshman striker Megan Buckingham’s first half goal was all the scoring No. 4 UNC Chapel Hill needed. The UNC Tar Heels edged UNCW in the women’s soccer exhibition opener for both teams Tuesday night at the UNCW Soccer Stadium. Full story...
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Scrimmage week for high school football begins; Topsail hosted East Columbus on Monday

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videoMonday marked the first day high school football teams could scrimmage other schools before the upcoming season. We went to the scrimmage in Hampstead in order to check out the Topsail Pirates and head coach Wayne Inman. Topsail hosted the East Columbus Gators. Rocky Lewis is the new head coach at East Columbus. Full story...
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DaQuan Barnes looks for breakout season

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videoThree former New Hanover Wildcat football players are currently on the East Carolina football team. Coincidentally, Trevon Brown, Jacen Murphy and DaQuan Barnes are all wide receivers for the ECU Pirates. Barnes is the only one of three to see game action so far. On Monday night Barnes provided insight on the upcoming ECU football season. Full story...
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Hammers lose to last place Lions

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Dayton pulled off an impressive road win on Saturday night. Unfortunately the road victory occurred at Legion Stadium in Wilmington against the Wilmington Hammerheads. Full story...
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Wilmington couple put the mph and speed into softball; recently inducted into NC Softball Hall of Fame

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videoIn 1994 fastpitch softball became the standard thanks to a Wilmington couple who made it their mission to make a difference by eliminating the slow lofty pitch. In fact Judy and Buck O'Shields were both recently inducted into the NC Softball Hall of Fame. Full story...
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Hammerheads add local flavor to roster

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videoAs of this week there are now two former New Hanover soccer standouts on the official roster for the Wilmington Hammerheads. Ross Tomaselli joins fellow Wildcat Cody Arnoux. The Hammerheads will host Dayton on Saturday night at Legion Stadium. Dayton is currently in last place in the league standings. Full story...
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