WWAY’s Tuesday night sports – January 14
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MONDAY NIGHT HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD
WEST BRUNSWICK 51
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH 27
ASHLEY 41 – HOGGARD 34
JACKSONVILLE 62 – WHITE OAK 52
DIXON 33 – TOPSAIL 28
TRASK 57 – PENDER 45
HARRELLS CHRISTIAN 51 – CAPE FEAR ACADEMY 41
LANEY 45 – NEW HANOVER 37
TIANA EDWARDS LED THE BUCS WITH 24 POINTS
TRASK 72 – PENDER 64
HARRELLS CHRISTIAN 50 – CAPE FEAR ACADEMY 40
WHITE OAK 62 – JACKSONVILLE 48
HOGGARD 74 – ASHLEY 46
TRAE BRYANT LED THE VIKINGS WITH 22 POINTS
NEW HANOVER 72 – LANEY 42
RIDELL CAMIDGE AND BRAD HITCHMAN BOTH SCORED 15 POINTS FOR THE WILDCATS
DIXON 56 – TOPSAIL 45
NC PREPS STATE BASKETBALL POLL
TRASK BOYS ARE RANKED 5TH IN THE STATE ON THE 1-A LEVEL
EAST BLADEN GIRLS ARE RANKED 3RD IN THE STATE ON THE 2-A LEVEL
NEW HANOVER BOYS ARE RANKED 8TH IN THE STATE ON THE 4-A LEVEL
DURHAM, NC (AP) – With no meeting on the Atlantic Coast Conference schedule, rivals North Carolina and North Carolina State will play a nonconference baseball game in Durham on April 15.
The teams played an 18-inning game at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park last May during the ACC tournament, a 2-1 UNC win in the longest game in tournament history.
The expanded league has a 30-game conference schedule, with teams all but three programs during the regular season. In a scheduling quirk, the longtime rivals separated by a 30-minute drive won’t play a weekend series in the ACC race.
N.C. State won a coin flip to determine the home team.
The teams announced the matchup with a joint news conference Tuesday at the park, home to the Triple-A Durham Bulls.
WILMINGTON, NC (RELEASE) -– Organizers of the 5th annual Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon and Half Marathon presented by Landfall Realty on behalf of the community announced today that the US Track and Field Association, the sport’s sanctioning body, has chosen the event to host the 2014 NC Half Marathon Championship.
“As a competitive runner, I am thrilled that we were chosen to bring some of the best competition in the state to the Wilmington, NC area. Many elite runners are putting their careers on hold to try to run competitively on the national and world level. We want to be able to give them incentive to increase the level of competition among distance running in our area”
The announcement means the half marathon will be very competitive, as elite athletes will compete for $4,500 in prize money. The event is also offering ten male and ten female elite competitors free entry into the event, as well as a complimentary one-night hotel stay for the first five male and first five female eligible elite runners. Eligible elite runners must meet the following criteria:
Male Athletes would need to have finished a certified running race at or below the following times for the corresponding distances in the last 12 months – 1:14:00 (13.1 miles) 34:00 (10K) 16:00 (5K)
Female Athletes would need to have finished a certified running race at or below the following times for the corresponding distances in the last 12 months 1:24:00 (13.1 miles) 38:00 (10K) 18:20 (5K)
To qualify for an elite entry and complimentary hotel please go to www.wrightsvillebeachmarathon.com, under race details click on Elite Athletes.
The Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon is the largest running event in Wilmington, NC. The 2014 half marathon and marathon events are scheduled to start at 6:15 a.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014. The marathon and half marathon will start at Wrightsville Beach and travel through the Landfall Community in Wilmington. For more information and a complete event schedule visit www.wrightsvillebeachmarathon.com.
Net proceeds from the event weekend will benefit charities including MMRF (the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation), the Landfall Foundation, the Wrightsville Beach Foundation and Cherubs (Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research Awareness, and support).
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