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New Hanover County locals torn on new transgender athletic policy

Tuesday night, the New Hanover County Board of Education passed a new policy allowing middle school student athletes to play on the team aligning with their gender identity.

Coach K speaks out on retirement decision

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski spoke out publicly for the first time Thursday on his decision to retire after the 2021-2022 season.

Local Duke fans react to Coach K’s retirement announcement

The world of college basketball received some big news on Wednesday with Duke University Coach Mike Krzyzewski announcing his retirement.

Hundreds of French sports figures accused of sexual violence

Sixty people have faced criminal proceedings, more than 100 have been temporarily or permanently removed from their posts, and local investigations are under way into other cases.

Fewer brackets but same number plan bets on March Madness

Fewer Americans expect to fill out brackets for the NCAA's college basketball tournament this year, but the overall number of people making bets on March Madness should remain about the same as the last time the tournament was held, according to the gambling industry's national trade association.

Mississippi Senate: Ban transgender athletes on female teams

The Republican-controlled Mississippi Senate has voted to ban transgender athletes from competing in girls’ or women’s sports in the state's schools and universities.

Sports to resume for public high schools this week

After a nearly eight month layoff, sports will return to state public high schools this week.

Bridgewater nearly sinks Saints in return to Superdome

Teddy Bridgewater took a sack when he could least afford to late in the fourth quarter.

Djokovic out of US Open after hitting line judge with ball

Top-seeded Novak Djokovic has been defaulted from his fourth-round match at the U.S. Open after he accidentally hit a line judge with a tennis ball.

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Carolina Beach boardwalk amusement rides have officially opened to the public

The amusement rides on the Carolina Beach boardwalk are officially up and running for the summer season.

Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.