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Black History Month: The Impact of Meadowlark Lemon

Meadowlark Lemon helped change the face of American History, Black History, and Sports history.

Wilmington native Meadowlark Lemon dies at 83

Meadowlark Lemon, the Wilmington native known around the world as the "Crown Prince of Basketball," has died. He was 83.

Meadowlark Lemon responds to child support claims from ex-wife, son

Wilmington native and basketball legend Meadowlark Lemon is responding to reports earlier this week that his ex-wife and adult son are suing over unpaid child support dating back decades.

Harlem Globetrotters legend, Wilmington native, sued over child support payments

The ex-wife of Harlem Globetrotters legend Meadowlark Lemon is suing the basketball star for allegedly skimping on child support payments.

Jones files bill to rename Wilmington post office after Meadowlark Lemon

videoRep. Walter Jones (R-3rd District) today introduced a bill to name a Wilmington post office after basketball star and Port City native Meadowlark Lemon.

Trot Nixon, Michael Jordan, other locals among NCHSAA ‘100 to Remember’

videoAs part of the celebration of the centennial of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, the NCHSAA has released the fourth and final list of its "100 To Remember" series. The list of male athletes includes local greats Michael Jordan, Chester McGlockton, Meadowlark Lemon and WWAY's own Trot Nixon.

Meadowlark Lemon Basketball Scholarship awarded to Cape Fear Community College

The scholarship will be awarded to one deserving student athlete on the men’s basketball team each year. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 to be considered for the scholarship.

Meadowlark Lemon brings team to his hometown

Next week the "Clown Prince of Basketball" will come home to the Port City. Meadowlark Lemon's Harlem All-Star squad will play two games at the Schwartz Center in Downtown Wilmington.

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