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Tuesday, April 13, 2021


Elena Delle Donne ‘shocked’ her WNBA season medical opt-out request was denied

Elena Delle Donne, the reigning WNBA MVP, wants to play basketball.

Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist Anne Donovan dies

Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach, died Wednesday of heart failure. She was 56.

WNBA playoffs start Sunday for Wilmington’s Tamera Young

Laney High graduate Tamera Young will be in playoff mode on Sunday for the WNBA Chicago Sky.

Wilmington’s Tamera Young unable to stop Catchings the day after Pat Summitt’s death

Former Laney basketball standout Tamera Young had the unenviable task of guarding a fired up Tamika Cathchings on Wednesday. Catchings played for Pat Summitt at Tennessee.

Wilmington’s Tamera Young set to return to action on Tuesday

Former Laney Buccaneer Tamera Young has missed more than six weeks of the WNBA season for the Chicago Sky. Young expects to return to the court on Tuesday if her thumb continues to heal over the weekend.

Tamera Young and Kris Clark team up against cancer with 3-on-3 basketball

Some of the best Wilmington area basketball players competed over the weekend in the Kris Clark-Tamera Young Kill Cancer 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at the MLK Center.

WWAY’s Chasity Melvin enters “Wolfpack Hall”

videoIt's now official. WWAY Full Court Press analyst Chasity Melvin is a member of the NC State Athletic Hall of Fame. Melvin was inducted over the weekend in Raleigh. Of course, we had to make the trip in order check out some of the excitement.

Wilmington’s Tamera Young ends WNBA season as league runner-up; huge win for UNCW soccer

The WNBA season ended on Friday. Wilmington's Tamera Young will have to settle this season as the league runner-up. It's a wonderful title to have for the Laney High graduate. Elsewhere, Friday was more than a special night for the UNCW men's soccer team. The Seahawks knocked off nationally ranked South Carolina. Plus more!

Hammerheads set for return to soccer playoffs; Thursday football on our radar, along with Friday rain

videoThe Wilmington Hammerheads return to postseason play on Saturday. They'll be heading across the country to face Sacramento. Tamera Young may not need a miracle, but her Chicago Sky team has to win on Friday to keep the season alive in the WNBA for Chicago. Plus, expected foul weather on Friday means we'll have Thursday football.

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NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy. 

Cape Fear seeing a major rise in high-end home sales

The Cape Fear experienced a major rise in luxury home sales towards the end of 2020, and the market boom is showing no sign of slowing down any time soon.