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WWAY’s Tuesday night sports – June 25

videoFormer New Hanover basketball standout Kenny Gattison has been named as an assistant basketball coach for the Pheonix Suns. Gattison played for Phoenix from 1986-1989. Commissioner John Swofford put the ACC in the spotlight for a news conference at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday. The Wilmington Sharks dropped a close baseball game at home against Morehead City. Plus more!

WWAY’s Tuesday night sports – July 10

video Our sports on Tuesday night featured a mixed bag. We previewed the upcoming Wilmington Hammerheads soccer game... We checked out Lenny Simpson's free tennis clinic in Wilmington. Plus more!

Hall of Famer Simpson shares tennis skills with kids

This morning, Wilmington native and tennis pro Lenny Simpson hosted a free tennis clinic for kids in the Port City. The event was held at the MLK Center on courts where Simpson played years ago.

WWAY’s Monday night sports – July 9

video On Monday night we talked with tennis legend Lenny Simpson. The recent inductee into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame will be holding a free tennis clinic in Wilmington on Tuesday morning.... The playoffs are about to begin in American Legion Baseball. We have the matchups... It took a bit longer than expected, but New Hanover's Thomas Johnson knows where he'll be playing college basketball next season.

Nixon, Simpson, Dineen & Grainger enter Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame

videoWWAY 5th Quarter co-host Trot Nixon is now a hall of famer. Nixon, Lenny Simpson, Dr. James Dineen and the late Ike Grainger were all inducted into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday night.

WWAY’s Wednesday night sports – Feb. 8

video The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team lost their focus and intensity in the second half against Delaware on Wednesday night. As a result the Blue Hens beat the Seahawks by 18 points. The Duke-North Carolina game was much closer. It turned out to be an instant classic. The Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame will grow in membership in May. We have the details. Click play video to see Wednesday's sportscast.

Trot Nixon heads Hall of Fame class

video WWAY's "Fifth Quarter" co-host Trot Nixon headlines this year's class of inductees into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, May 6 at UNCW's Burney Center.

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