WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
School Sports

Bruins take measure in one-sided loss to Northside

After Beddingfield opened the season with a trio of wins against what proved to be overmatched competition, Friday’s game against Jacksonville Northside was put on the schedule in the final …

Football Forecast Week 6

Week 6 picks from The Wilson Times Football Forecast panel, with all area high school and college teams in action.

Week 6 Friday’s Finest

WALKER GLIARMIS, Fike — Senior kicker nailed the game-winning field goal from 42 yards with just seven seconds remaining in the Golden Demons’ 34-31 victory Friday at Triton. Also kicked two …

Hunt edges Southern Nash 2-1 in Big East duel

STANHOPE — Tested for a rare time in 3-A Big East Conference affairs, the Hunt High varsity boys soccer team notched all of its scoring in the first half and got a key penalty kick stop from …
Fike @ 50

Ball control: a winner’s mark

This is the third installment of a series recapping each game of Fike High’s 1967 varsity football season that ended with the first of three straight North Carolina High School Athletic Association …

Fike opens conference play with a bang!

This is the second installment of a season-long series recapping each game of Fike High’s 1967 varsity football season that ended with the first of three straight North Carolina High School …

Cyclone Country Revisited

Step aboard the time machine as we travel back to 1967. The long, hot summer is drawing to a close and excitement is brewing as football season approaches in the sleepy little eastern North Carolina town of Wilson.
COLLEGE SPORTS
UNC Notebook

Banged-up Tar Heels running out of “next men”

“I don’t really know what to say. It is what it is.” The rash of injuries—actually not so much a rash at this point as a full-blown plague of boils—that has befallen his team in 2017 …
NC State Notebook

Wolfpack O-line doing the job

The offensive line at N.C. State has survived an injury and a suspension. The hope is that the unit will jell and have added depth because of the experience. Will Richardson was suspended for two …
Duke Notebook

Blue Devils are rolling early in the season

To the surprise of no one, Duke won its season-opening football game against crosstown foe North Carolina Central University in the annual Bull City Gridiron Classic. But the margin of victory …
ECU Notebook

Pirates strive for consistency at QB

When it comes to the quarterback position, it’s been since the days of Shane Carden that the Pirates have had stability at the position. While former head coach Ruffin McNeill managed a juggling …

McMahon sets Lady Bulldog scoring record, finishes in top 10

BLUFFTON, S.C. — A day after setting the Barton College women’s golf single-round scoring mark of 71, sophomore Clare McMahon followed that with a round of 76 to finish 3-over-par 147 and in a …
Community Sports

‘06 Explosion notches 2nd win

The Wilson Youth Soccer Association U12 boys team got a pair of goals from Gustavo Hernandez as the ‘06 Explosion picked up their second victory this fall in the N.C. Youth Soccer Fall Classic …

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

Youth soccer Results Games from Sept. 16 Girls Ages 5-6 NC Courage 5, Orlando 0: Scorers: NC Courage: Alonna Beacham 2, Ella Burris 1, Jayiah Vick 1, Haley Lamm 1 Red Stars 0, …
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: Sabrina Wasilewski, Beddingfield High

Senior Sabrina Wasilewski helped her Beddingfield High girls tennis team win three matches last week, making her this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Playing at No. 2 …