WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896

Panthers can’t slow down Bulldogs in 38-32 loss

KENLY — Princeton High seniors Lamarr Wilkins and John Lockamy have spent the balance of their high school football careers going back and forth with North Johnston. Entering Friday’s game in Ben …

AREA ROUNDUP: Tigers blast NE Carolina Prep 10-1

Wilson Prep cranked out 30 shots in Friday’s varsity boys soccer home match against North East Carolina Prep and 10 of them found the net for the Tigers in the 10-1 victory. Scoring two goals …

School Sports
Guess Who?

Guess Who?

“Guess Who?” is a weekly photo feature from The Wilson Times sports photo archives that will run each Saturday in the Times sports section. If you know or would like to guess who is in the photo, …
Football Forecast

Football Forecast Week 5

Week 5 picks from The Wilson Times Football Forecast Panel.
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Jack Ortiz, Wilson Christian Academy

Sophomore Jack Ortiz helped his Wilson Christian Academy varsity boys soccer team to a pair of victories last week, making him this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the …

CCS skid continues at Pungo

BELHAVEN — The skid for the Community Christian School eight-player football team reached three games with a 64-24 loss at Pungo Christian Academy on Friday night. The Cyclones of the North …

Cougars back in action, level Northern Nash

PINETOPS — Playing for the first time in September, the host SouthWest Edgecombe varsity football team rolled to a 44-7 nonconference victory against Northern Nash of the 3-A Big East Conference on …

MIDDLE SCHOOL: Woodard’s TD run sends Cougars to win

ROCKY MOUNT — The Speight football team used a 60-yard TD run from Malik Woodard to rally for a 20-16 win over West Edgecombe on Thursday afternoon in the Cougars’ season …

Area Calendar, Sept. 22-23

Saturday, September 22 College Men’s Soccer North Greenville at Barton, 4 p.m. College Women’s Soccer North Greenville at Barton, 1 p.m. College Women’s Volleyball Barton at …

Friday's High School Football Scores

Alexander Central 69, West Caldwell 0 Anson County 14, Statesville 0 Arden Christ School 56, Southlake Christian 27 Ashe County 48, Alleghany County 28 Asheville 42, Enka 0 Asheville …

Do the right thing, NCHSAA

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association sent a memo to athletic directors at its member schools Wednesday, addressing for the first time what should be done about the missing practice …

Different path, same result

The vaunted doubles reputation of the Beddingfield High girls tennis team withstood a supreme challenge in a marathon of more than three hours and 30 minutes on a late-summer Thursday afternoon on …

Abbreviated schedule marks return of high school football

While the schedule is by no means full, a trio of varsity football teams from The Wilson Times readership area will return to the field Friday night after the unwelcome intrusion of Hurricane …

AREA ROUNDUP: Stone’s hat trick triggers Knights to win over Ridgecroft

The Greenfield School varsity boys soccer team stepped away from 1-A/2-A Coastal Plain Independents Conference play with a 3-0 triumph against Ridgecroft School on Thursday. The Knights hiked …
Fike @ 50

Football becomes way of life

FIKE @ 50 In workmanlike fashion, the Fike High Cyclones carved up the Jacksonville Cardinals for a 28-6 win in the first game of the 1968 season to be played at Fike’s Cyclone Country …
Fike: A new brand of football
Friday the 13th of September, 1968, was not an unlucky day for the Fike High varsity football team. The Cyclones, the defending … Read More
Earl Killebrew was the 1968 Fike Cyclones’ Friday night light
They are rarely the fastest or the biggest or even the strongest members of the team, but there’s a certain type of football player … Read More
COLLEGE SPORTS

Lady Bulldogs notch sweep in league debut

BELMONT — The Barton College women’s volleyball team, playing for the first time in 13 days, launched defense of its 2017 NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas championship with a 25-23, 25-18, …

Area Calendar, Sept. 17-18

Monday, September 17College Men’s GolfBarton at Kiawah Island Invitational — Osprey Point Course, 8 a.m.Tuesday, September 18College Men’s GolfBarton at Kiawah Island Invitational …
Community Sports

Fall sports registrations end Monday

Registration for all Wilson County Youth Athletic Association  fall sports — soccer, volleyball, baseball and softball — will end Monday. Participants may register either online …
Pro Sports

Buckhorn Regatta postponed to Oct. 20-21

The return of outboard powerboat racing to Buckhorn Reservoir has been delayed. Due to travel concerns and competitors affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, the Carolina Virginia Racing …
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College Notebooks
NC State Notebook

Wolfpack ready to get back to action vs. Marshall

N.C. State is focused on controlling the controllables.  After last weekend’s highly anticipated showdown with No. 12 West Virginia was scuttled due to Hurricane Florence, the Wolfpack …
UNC Notebook

Tar Heels catch a break with canceled game

As eastern North Carolina continues to recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, UNC football fans can be thankful for at least one result of the storm: the cancellation of Saturday’s …

ECU Notebook

Pirates leave early for USF to avoid Florence

East Carolina’s football team left town on Wednesday morning, but not to travel to Blacksburg, Virginia, for this weekend’s previously scheduled game at Virginia Tech. Following the …

Duke Notebook

Blue Devils take on Canada in preseason trip

While the college basketball season is still two months away, the Duke Blue Devils ran through three opponents in the middle of August in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, dispatching …