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Surfers hit Wrightsville Beach for weekend tournament

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videoWhat do California, South Carolina, New Jersey and Florida all have in common? They're missing some of their best pro surfers this weekend as contestants from those states are ripping the waves right here in our area. Full story...
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School stadium light poles recalled

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For the second time in less than a year, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a warning about light poles used at many school stadiums around the country, including in our area. Full story...
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Weekend sports recap: Hoggard soccer, Laney baseball & UNCW baseball

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videoThe spring sports season has ended for all of our area sports team. There is one exception. Laney's baseball team is headed to the state championship later this week. Full story...
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Conroy Says "No" to UNCW & "Yes" to Tulane

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video Ed Conroy says "no" to UNCW after five days of contemplating the offer to coach the UNCW men's basketball team. It didn't take him long to say "yes" to Tulane. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: UNCW offers Citadel coach head basketball job

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video UNC Wilmington has offered The Citadel basketball coach Ed Conroy its head-coaching position, according to a source close to the situation - reports the Charleston Post and Courier. Full story...
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Media day at UNCW

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videoToday was media day for the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team and that means a chance to get to know the 2009-2010 Seahawks. Full story...
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Pink Gloves Boxing is a knockout at the Wilmington Athletic Club

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videoThere's a new craze in the fitness industry that's taking group exercise to a new level. It's called Pink Gloves Boxing. It's for women only. Full story...
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Team of the Week - September 16, 2009

Friday, 2-1 Whiteville defeated Lumberton 10-7 in a tough fought defensive battle. The victory snatched Whiteville this week's Team of the Week.
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Navassa Native Chucky Brown Named Head Coach of NBA D-League LA D-Fenders

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The pride of Navassa is one step away from the NBA. Full story...
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West Brunswick senior Alfy Hill chooses Alabama over UNC

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videoOne college football scouting service has West Brunswick senior Alfy Hill rated as the top prospect in the state. Wednesday in Shallotte, Hill announced his collegiate choice. It came down to the University of North Carolina or Alabama.

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Car stolen from NASCAR drivers home

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videoPolice in Cornelius have released surveillance video of a car theft two weeks ago. The thieves took a car belonging to Denny Hamlin, one of NASCAR's rising stars. Full story...
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New Hanover High will have fieldhouse renovated

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Tuesday night there was good news for one of the county's oldest buildings. The school board voted to renovate New Hanover High School's Jap Davis Field House. Full story...
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WWAY's Fifth Quarter and high school football kicks off Friday

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Don't forget, the high school football season officially kicks off Friday night. If you want to catch your favorite team's highlights or see how your rival fared, tune in to WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 11:00 p.m. Friday night. Full story...
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Bladenboro hopes for field of dreams

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videoFolks in Bladenboro would like to have a new sports complex. WWAY's John Rendleman said the town is trying to work out a deal that would turn a 15-acre corn field into a field of dreams. Full story...
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Local coaches get together for jamboree luncheon

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The Wilmington Elks Club hosted the 23rd Annual BB&T Football Jamboree Kickoff luncheon Tuesday. Coaches from the ten teams participating in Friday's football jamboree were on hand, as was retiring New Hanover County athletic director Joe Miller. Full story...
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