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Monells’ first hat trick sends Bulldogs past Emmanuel 3-2

Freshman Pol Monells notched his first collegiate hat trick Saturday afternoon and helped the Barton College men’s soccer team return to the win column with a 3-2 victory over Emmanuel College …
Barton College

Barton beats Abbey for 11th straight win

Senior Miranda Miller patrolled the outside for 22 kills, and freshman sensation Kaytlin Elkins supplemented the effort with 12 kills as the Barton College women’s volleyball team won its 11th …

Lady Bulldogs edge Lions 2-1

Barton College sophomore Laura Franco was a model of efficiency Saturday afternoon on the grounds of Barton College Athletic Complex. Against Emmanuel College, the Lady Bulldogs took only three …

School Sports

Area Calendar, Oct. 16-17

Monday, October 16   College Men’s Golf Barton at Donald Ross Invitational, Mimosa Hills Golf Club, Morganton, 8 a.m.   High School Varsity Boys Soccer Southern Nash …

Turnover-plagued NCSsD falls to SC, Ga.

MORGANTON — Despite a 30-point outburst in the fourth quarter, the North Carolina Schools for the Deaf eight-player football team was dealt a 76-52 loss by South Carolina School for the Deaf …

Football Forecast Week 9

Week 9 picks from The Wilson Times Football Forecast panel.

Fike Hall of Fame tickets on sale

Tickets are now on sale for the Fike High Athletic Hall of Fame’s ninth induction banquet Saturday, Oct. 21.  The tickets are $20 each and may be purchased at the school’s front …
Fike @ 50

Those brilliant Cycs did it again: Humbled No. 1

If there were any doubts the Fike High varsity football team was a state title contender in 1967, the Cyclones laid them to rest on Friday, Oct. 13, with an impressive 14-6 victory over previously …

Cyclones 'Crumpler' Rocky Mount

Carlester Crumpler, the player synonymous with Fike High’s three straight state 4-A football championships in the late 1960s, had a coming out party in the Cyclones’ 14-0 win at archrival Rocky …

Trevathan’s Cyclones still relevant today

Trevathan. The name inspired both awe and dread in me as an eighth-grader playing tackle football for the first time at Charles L. Coon Middle School in the fall of 1979. Sure, I had heard …

Coach for life

The lines deeply etched in his face by 89 years on earth, spent mostly under the North Carolina sun, and soft tenor of his voice belie the fire still in Henry Trevathan’s belly. But his eyes …
COLLEGE SPORTS
Duke Notebook

Loss to UVA clouds Duke outlook

After a 4-0 start, Duke looked to be one of the surprise teams in all of college football and well on its way to contending for another ACC Coastal Division championship. But after dropping two …
ECU Notebook

Is the Pirates’ problem coaching or lack of talent?

The question has been asked for virtually all of the Scottie Montgomery era to this point. Is it coaching or is it talent? “It” being the constant struggles, the 4-14 record and the …
NC State Notebook

No. 20 Wolfpack still dealing with injuries

North Carolina State is dealing with heightened awareness and expectations following a wonderful start to its football season. Unfortunately for the Wolfpack, there are new injuries and an …
UNC Notebook

Tar Heels defense improves, but offense still a mess

UNC Notebook North Carolina football fans must feel as though they’ve passed into Bizarro World — the comic-book realm in which everything is opposite to its counterpart on earth. Through …

NCAA ruling simple, but explanation for it is complicated

We’ve all heard the old axiom, “If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it must be a duck.” Except, not exactly in the case of the academic fraud charges the NCAA had …

Tobs ready to climb Hill

Bryan Hill is used to winning and, if the 2017 season proved anything, that’s what the Wilson Tobs need. Hill, who was the head coach of the Edenton Steamers from 2013-2016, was named the …
Community Sports

Rhyne-Webb, Coyte-Davis rule WCC Ladies Member Invite

The teams of Beth Rhyne-Debbie Webb and Marybeth Coyte-Marianne Davis golfed their way to top honors in the recent Ladies’ Member Invitational at Wilson Country Club. Placed in the First …

I’ve got a great future behind me

Over the last month or so, I’ve had the privilege to get the chance to speak to three or four of our local civic groups about parks and recreation here in Wilson and any future plans that may …
Pro Sports

McCaskill finds victory lane in return to Southern National

Earlier this season, Ashlyn McCaskill, the daughter of the iconic four-time Southern National Motorsports Park track champion Deac McCaskill, was involved in an accident in qualifying ahead of the …
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Rachel Boswell, Fike High

Rachel Boswell helped her Fike High girls tennis team sew up the 3-A Big East Conference championship last week, making her this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the …