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American Legion

WWAY's Sunday night sports - July 21

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videoThe Wilmington Hammerheads desperately needed a win on Sunday afternoon, but the Pittsburgh Riverhounds proved to be stingy hosts. The Riverheads edged the Hammerheads 2-1. At the British Open Phil Mickelson won in comeback fashion on Sunday at Muirfeld. Former Laney Buccaneer Tamera Young led Chicago in scoring over the weekend in a WNBA game against New York. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - July 18

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videoTampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schianno discusses Connor Barth's season ending injury on our sports on Thursday night. The Wilmington Sharks played their first home game since the death of equipment manager Kevin Cerasuolo. Tiger Woods is in the hunt after the first round of the British Open. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - July 17

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videoConnor Barth will have to watch the 2013 NFL season from the sidelines or possibly from the comforts of home. Barth has been placed on the reserve/non-football injury list due to a tear of his right Achilles tendon. The Wilmington Sharks won on Wednesday night. The Sharks return home on Thursday for a doubleheader against Wilson. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - July 16; Trot Nixon takes youth baseball team to regionals

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videoTrot Nixon no longer plays professional baseball, but he remains involved in baseball by coaching his youngest son's youth baseball team. Nixon's Supper Optimist squad will compete in the SE Regional starting this Thursday in Virginia. Wilmington Post 10 secured a spot in the state legion tournament with a playoff win on Tuesday over Whiteville Post 137. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 15; Devoted Wilmington Sharks employee dies at ballpark

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videoMonday's baseball game at Buck Hardee Field was called off due to the death of Wilmington Sharks employee Kevin Cerasuolo. The death is under investigation, but it appears to be from natural causes. UNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson is counting on recent transfer Addison Spruill to play a big part on the court for the Seahawks this season. Spruill recently fractured his right foot though. He'll be out at least 4-6 weeks. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - July 14

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videoThe inaugural "Champions 4 Cancer" basketball event concluded on Sunday without a champion. A dispute over prize money led to several teams walking off the court prior to the end of the tournament. In baseball Wilmington Post 10 was a shutout winner over Whiteville on Sunday night. The O'Neill Sweetwater Pro-Am Surf Fest concluded on Sunday with several area surfers holding more than own at Wrightsville Beach in the men's pro finals. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Cooper attends football practice for Wilmington Tigers

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videoArizona Cardinals offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper stopped by football practice for the Wilmington Tigers on Tuesday. The recent NFL first round draft pick will toss the coin for the Tigers prior to their season opener at Legion Stadium this coming Saturday. On Tuesday on WWAY we also talked with Buffalo Bill Jay Ross about his upcoming free football clinic this weekend. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 8; Jay Ross stops by WWAY to talk hoops

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videoBuffalo Bill Jay Ross stopped by WWAY in order to promote his upcoming celebrity basketball tournament. The event is set for this coming Friday at Brogden Hall. Wilmington Post 10 wrapped up their first round baseball series on Monday. A former Seahawk is about to transfer to UNCW in order to be a Seahawk. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - July 5

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videoWilmington Post 10 and Hampstead Post 167 both won legion baseball playoff games on Friday. The Wilmington Sharks also won on Friday. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - July 3

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The Wilmington Hammerheads took an early lead against the first place Orlando City Lions on Wednesday. Wilmington lost the lead, but they didn't lose the game. The squads played to a 2-2 draw. The Wilmington Sharks lost their first game of the second half of the summer baseball season on Wednesday. Post 10 defeated Post 137. Click full story to see our game highlights for all three. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - June 14

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videoChance Shepard pounded a grand slam for Wilmington Post 10 on Friday to ruin Whiteville Post 137's perfect baseball season. Only two golfers are under par at the US Open at Merion. The Wilmington Sharks won on Friday while the Wilmington Hammerheads look to knock off an MLS team this weekend. Plus more! Full story...
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Old photo's link to Wilmington helps revive memories of 'forgotten war'

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video A photograph taken 62 years ago of two American soldiers in the heat of battle in Korea is impressive enough, but the photo is only the beginning of an amazing story that leads all the way back to Wilmington. Full story...
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American Legion Post 10 donates flags to New Hanover County Schools

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Wilmington's American Legion Post 10 will donate more than 50 American flags to New Hanover County Schools for classrooms, libraries and media centers. The veterans group will make the donation at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - August 13; Post 10 falls in championship game; Nixon reflects on Pesky death

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video The dream season for Wilmington Post 10 ended on Monday afternoon. Scott Sandlin's squad had hopes of being the first Post 10 team to go the American Legion World Series since 1970.... Johnny Pesky died on Monday. WWAY 5th Quarter co-host Trot Nixon was extremely close to the Boston Red Sox legend... Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - August 12

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videoRory McIlroy stole the show at the PGA Championship in South Carolina.... Chad Johnson has always been a headline event in the NFL, but he's avoided brushes with the law, until this weekend..... Team USA received a scare on the basketball court in London, but they're still coming home with gold. Full story...
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