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Former local standout & MLB star Trot Nixon remembers the life & career of Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron's death has lead to an outpouring of reactions from many active and former Major League Baseball players, including one right here in the Cape Fear. 

Trot Nixon to be inducted in NC Sports Hall of Fame

Former MLB player and Wilmington resident Trot Nixon will soon be recognized for his athletic achievements.

State Champions Game a hit for New Hanover Baseball

Some of the greatest New Hanover Wildcats to ever play the game of baseball hit the field on Saturday afternoon for the first "State Champions Game".

New Hanover Baseball holding”State Champions Game”

The New Hanover High School baseball program will be holding the "State Champions Game" on Saturday afternoon. The game will feature players from the Wildcats 2018 and 2019 State Championship teams taking on the players from the 1993 and 1994 State title teams. 

Trot Nixon throwing out first pitch for hurricane relief

Trot Nixon is combining with the Boston Red Sox for a first pitch ceremony alongside helping with hurricane relief.

Top 5 lefty athletes in area history

If you didn't know, today we honor the southpaws of the world for Left Handers day.

John Rendleman to pass WWAY Sports torch to Dustin Dorsey

After spending most of the last decade leading WWAY's award-winning sports coverage, John Rendleman is moving on.

Trot Nixon reflects on 2004 World Series title

We caught up with Wilmington sports legend Trot Nixon on Friday to see and hear Nixon reflect on his 2004 World Series title.

Trot Nixon to be guest speaker at Greater Wilmington Sports Luncheon

He was offered a football scholarship to NC State, but ultimately chose a career in baseball. He was drafted by the Red Sox in the first round of the 1993 MLB Draft, and played with them until 2006.

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