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Obama to address American Legion in Charlotte

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President Barack Obama is coming to North Carolina to address the American Legion convention. A statement released from the White House Press Office on Friday said Obama will address the convention on Tuesday. Full story...
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Sharks reflect on 2014 baseball season

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videoWe stopped by practice on Tuesday afternoon at Buck Hardee Field in order to get a state of the season update on the Wilmington Sharks. After all, this is the final week of the regular season in the Coastal Plain League. Our feature includes an interview with the league leader for stolen bases, Steven Linkous. Plus more! Full story...
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Scoreless soccer draw for Hammherheads FC; Sharks & Post 10 both lose in baseball

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videoIt doesn't look like Jordan Hamilton will suit up for the Wilmington Hammerheads anymore. He's no longer on loan from Toronto FC. He's now a member of Toronto FC. Without Hamilton and a handful of other players the Wilmington Hammerheads FC ended up in a scoreless draw with Arizona United SC on Friday night. Plus more! Full story...
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North Brunswick added to BB&T Jamboree

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videoNorth Brunswick High School has been added to the BB&T Jamboree lineup next month at Legion Stadium. This means all three high schools in Brunswick County will be included along with the four high schools from New Hanover County, Whiteville, South Columbus and Wallace-Rose Hill in the high school football showcase. Plus, despite a rainy Thursday night in Wilmington we have an entertaining piece from the Shark Tank! Full story...
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Post 10 players prepare for state tournament

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videoThree is the theme of the week for the Wilmington Post 10 American Legion baseball team. They're out to capture their third state title in a row. On Wednesday we caught up with several of the players and head coach Scott Sandlin to get their take on defending the title. Full story...
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6 junior team tennis state titles for Wilmington

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videoThe United States Tennis Association has over 19,000 junior tennis teams. Obviously they're spread all across the country, but we managed to find a handful of those teams in Fayetteville over the weekend at the state junior team tennis championship. In fact 6 teams from Wilmington captured junior state titles. Wilmington Hammerheads goalkeeper Quillan Roberts has been named the player of the week in USL Pro. Plus more! Full story...
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Post 10 aims for third state title in a row

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videoWilmington Post 10 won the state title in 2012 and 2013. Can they make history and win the state title for American Legion baseball in 2014? If successful, they'll become the first team in North Carolina to win three consecutive state championships for American Legion baseball. Full story...
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Ashley grad Christian Wolfe hangs up the bat and glove for good with Sharks & UNCW

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videoFormer Ashley Screaming Eagle baseball standout Christian Wolfe has decided to put up his bat and glove for good. This means he's off the Wilmington Sharks roster. He won't be playing at UNCW anymore either. On Thursday without Christian Wolfe the Wilmington Sharks split their doubleheader with Morehead City. Wilmington Post 10 is state tournament bound. Plus more! Full story...
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West Columbus basketball coach Michael Powell reassigned; Chris Haney leaves East Columbus

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videoMichael Powell is the dean of high school basketball coaches in our region. He's been the head boys basketball coach for 27 years at West Columbus High School. Powell has been reassigned to rival East Columbus, but Powell may not accept the assignment. Powell may opt to retire instead. Chris Haney has resigned as the head football coach at East Columbus High School in order to go back to Ashley High. Full story...
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Barth brothers hold annual free football clinic; Germany defeats Argentina for World Cup title

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videoConnor and Casey Barth held their annual free instructional football camp on Sunday at Hoggard High School in Wilmington. Germany defeated Argentina on Sunday for the soccer championship of the world. Plus more! Full story...
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Barth brothers to hold free kicking camp; Wil Baumann named to watch list for national award

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videoConnor and Casey Barth will hold a free football kicking camp in Wilmington on Sunday afternoon at Hoggard High School. Wil Baumann, another former Hoggard football standout, made a prestigious list on Wednesday that will put the NC State punter in contention for the national punter of the year award. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - August 19

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videoOn Monday night at 11 we featured the Ashley Screamin' Eagles on our "Two-A-Days" high school football feature on WWAY. Three teams remain alive in the American Legion World Series, but Wilmington Post isn't one of them. Former UNCW & Laney coach Bobby Guthrie will be inducted into the NCHSAA Hall of Fame. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - August 18

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videoAloha! The sensational season for Wilmington Post 10 ended on Sunday against Hawaii at the American Legion World Series in Shelby. Post 10 finishes the 2013 campaign with a 35-4 record. For the first time ever there are co-champions for the Men's City Amateur Golf Championship in Wilmington. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - August 16

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videoThe high school football season is here. Despite the rain the BB&T Jamboree was played as scheduled at Legion Stadium in Wilmington on Friday night. Check out the first 5th Quarter of 2013. In baseball Wilmington Post 10 won their opening game at the American Legion World Series. Post 10 will face Louisiana on Saturday in a winner's bracket contest. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - August 15

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videoThere will be two football jamborees in our region on Friday: the BB&T Jamboree in Wilmington and the Buddy Burney Jamboree in Bladen County. West Bladen head coach Russell Dove gave us the scoop on the Bladen Jamboree. We continued our Two-A-Days, plus we had preview material on Post 10 baseball and Hammerheads soccer on Thursday. Full story...
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