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Heads of the class

There was rarely a day off, much less an off season, for Elery Williams of Fike High or Jacob Williamson of Hunt. Both were playing a sport, sometimes two, every season of their senior years when they weren’t studying, working, volunteering …

Thomas Law Attorneys Academic All-Area honorees

JAKE TAYLOR, Greenfield School Was a three-sport standout for the Knights, particularly in baseball where he repeated as a North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A All-State selection. ... Led the the Knights with a .492 batting …

Honoring athletes for academics a great idea

The idea to honor the top high school student-athletes in The Wilson Times readership area was not an original one, at least not from the perspective of the current Times sports staff members. Way back in 1979, then Times sports writer Russell …
School Sports
Cyclones finish season at NCISAA 1-A/2-A championship

RALEIGH — Both Community Christian School track and field teams recently concluded their 2016 seasons at the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A/2-A championship meet, held at North Raleigh Christian Academy. Senior …

Falcons ‘Waddell’ Topsail

ENCSD trio earns All-America acclaim

CB Aycock evens 3-A East finals series

Community Sports
Post 13 concern: What happens after June 9?

June 9 could be THE day for seniors D.J. Daniels of Fike and Spencer Brickhouse of Bunn High. The second Thursday in June is the date of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft and Wilson lawyer Earl Taylor, the advisor for Daniels, …

Post 13 launches season with abundance of talent

Area Calendar May 28-30

Post 13 launches season with abundance of talent

The Wilson American Legion baseball team launches its mission to expound upon last season’s turnaround when it welcomes Garner at 7 p.m. Saturday in Fleming Stadium. And veteran head coach Rusty Dail, beginning his 14th season and again …

Post 13 concern: What happens after June 9?

June 9 could be THE day for seniors D.J. Daniels of Fike and Spencer Brickhouse of Bunn High. The second Thursday in June is the date of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft and Wilson lawyer Earl Taylor, the advisor for Daniels, …
College sports
Tobs launch 20th CPL season Sunday night at Fleming

The Wilson Tobs summer collegiate baseball team will open its 20th season as a member of the Coastal Plain League on Sunday night when it plays host to the Fuquay-Varina Twins of the Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League. Scheduled for a 6 p.m. first …

Barton coaching trio honored

Pro Sports
Bryant gets 3rd-round KO in professional debut

RALEIGH — The foray of Austin Bryant into the world of professional boxing started off on a successful note last Friday inside Dorton Arena. Following an amateur career that started at the age of 10 and spanned 27 fights, Bryant stepped …

Craig continues to set the pace in SP7 series at SNMP

Curry in a place by himself

Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Jaquay Mitchell, Southern Nash High

Southern Nash High senior Jaquay Mitchell ended his high school track and field career with a state championship last week, making him this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Jaquay tied his career-best distance of 47 …