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Chicago Sky and Wilmington’s Tamera Young now down by two games in WNBA Finals

videoThe Chicago Sky and Wilmington's Tamera Young will need an impressive comeback to win the WNBA title this year. Chicago trails the best of five title series two games to none against Phoenix. Plus, the schedule for the UNCW women's basketball team is out.

WNBA Finals in store for Wilmington’s Tamera Young; Coult Culler to redshirt at NC State

videoWilmington resident Tamera Young is definitely in uncharted territory. Her team earned a spot in the WNBA Finals on Wednesday night. The Laney graduate has been a staple in the Chicago starting lineup all season. Laney grad Coult Culler will likely sit out the 2014 college football season for NC State. Plus more!

Wilmington’s Tamera Young saves season for the WNBA Chicago Sky; plus UNCW socccer wins!

videoFormer Laney High basketball standout Tamera Young saved the season for the WNBA Chicago Sky on Monday. Young made a basket that forced the game into overtime. Chicago ended up winning the playoff game in double overtime. Coincidentally, the UNCW men's soccer team also won in double overtime on Monday.

Former Laney standout advances to second round of WNBA playoffs

videoFormer Laney Buccaneer Tamera Young may have saved her best game of the season for crunch time. Chicago trailed by 20 points in game 3 of a best of 3 first round WNBA playoff series. Young scored 16 points in Chicago's come from behind 81-80 victory.

WWAY’s 5th Quarter – August 22nd

videoThe 2014 high school football regular season is underway. On Friday we had coverage from several games. We expected to have a full slate, but the weather interfered with those plans. Some games were completed. Some started, but will need to be resumed. Some games never started.

Jonathan Cooper out with turf toe, Hornets announce 2014-15 schedule & more

videoThe Charlotte Hornets released their upcoming schedule on Wednesday. LeBron James will only make one appearance this season in Charlotte. The Cleveland Cavaliers will play in Charlotte on January 2nd. Former Hoggard Viking football standout Jonathan Cooper is nursing a turf toe injury with the Arizona Cardinals. Plus more!

Kevin Keatts throws out first pitch at Shark Tank; Sharks win third straight

videoClearly this was one of the best nights to be at the Shark Tank all year. UNCW basketball coach Kevin Keatts threw out the first pitch. The Florence head coach got tossed out of the game after throwing a slew of bats onto the field. Michael Montville hit a homer for the second night in a row. Jon Olczak was terrific on the mound. Sam Foy had three hits. Plus more!

Fred Lynch Invitational tips off on Monday; three day event honors former Laney hoops coach

videoThe Fred Lynch Invitational tips off on Monday at six different locations in New Hanover County. 50 high school basketball teams will be competing in the three day event. The Ashley boys basketball team won't be competing in the event as the Screaming Eagles are in the middle of a coaching change. Ashley will formally introduce their new boys basketball coach on Monday though. Plus more!

Luke Hager and Nate Anderson won’t be wearing teal anymore for UNCW Seahawks & more

videoThe Kevin Keatts era at UNCW will begin this fall without Luke Hager and Nate Anderson. Their scholarships have been rescinded by the university in an apparent move to make room for new players. Former Laney Buccaneer Tamera Young helped Chicago snap a losing skid for Chicago in the WNBA. In baseball the Wilmington Sharks did not end their skid on Wednesday.

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Opa! Annual Greek Festival gets underway in Wilmington

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Oak Island granted second extension for beach renourishment project

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Delta will require new hires to be vaccinated against virus

If you want to work at Delta Air Lines, you'll need to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The airline says that vaccination will be required for new hires starting on Monday. But the airline isn't imposing the same requirement on current employees.