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Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:27pm.READ MORE:
The first round of the soccer playoffs concluded on Wednesday night all around the state. The majority of our local squads won. Winners advance to the second round of the state playoffs later this week. Plus, we checked in with former UNCW Seahawk basketball standout Adam Smith on Wednesday. Smith now plays basketball at Virginia Tech. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:30pm.READ MORE:
Whiteville High currently sports a five game winning streak in high school football. They've outscored their opponents 241-28 in their last five games. They're also alone in first place in Three Rivers Conference with perfect 5-0 league mark. That all adds up to Whiteville being recognized as this week's WWAY Farm Bureau Insurance at Mayfaire "Team of the Week." Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:56pm.READ MORE:
In his four seasons as the majority owner of the NBA team in Charlotte, Michael Jordan has endured plenty, including the worst season in NBA history, but the Laney High graduate says the competitor in him has his eyes on a seventh NBA ring. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:43am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 10/25/2014 - 9:42pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:39pm.READ MORE:
Only two weeks remain in the 2014 high school football regular season. On Friday's 5th Quarter we showcased several games from around the region. This included the showdown between undefeated Wallace-Rose Hill vs. East Bladen, undefeated Hoggard vs. Laney, New Hanover vs. West Brunswick, Whiteville vs. Fairmont and more. Check it out! Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:46pm.READ MORE:
Two-time champion Purdue shot a blistering 5-under-par 283 and South Carolina's Nanna Madsen soared to the top of the individual leaderboard with a 6-under 66 as the opening day of the 13th Landfall Tradition drew to a close Friday at the Country Club of Landfall's Pete Dye Course. The conditions were perfect. The greens were true and fast. The scores were lower than normal. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:43pm.READ MORE:
Hoggard, 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...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:26pm.READ MORE:
Nationally ranked East Carolina got off to an impressive start against Connecticut on Thursday night, but the Pirates had to hold on for a 31-21 victory. The football game was actually tied going into the 4th quarter. Former New Hanover Wildcat football standout Trevon Brown hurt his knee in the first half. Full story...
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:41pm.READ MORE:
On 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...
Photography courtesy of Rodney Williams