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Worrell claims Big East pitching honors

Sooner or later, the Hunt High baseball program knew it would need the service of Bryson Worrell on the mound. As a sophomore and junior, Worrell, a standout centerfielder with the Warriors, showed glimpses of being effective as a …
School Sports

Waddell, Tucker sweep Big East softball awards

In terms of youth and experience, first-year Hunt High varsity softball coach Tiffany Rowe enjoyed the best of both worlds this season. The experience was brought in the pitching circle by senior right-hander Samantha Waddell, who fit every …

Lady Rams’ Norwood signs with UMO; Beaman to Meredith

SNOW HILL — Both Nyia Norwood and Peyton Beaman were at the forefront of a Greene Central High softball offense that put consistent pressure on opponents this season on the way to a share of the 2-A Eastern Carolina Conference …

Lee is Big East Co-Defensive Player of the Year

If the Hunt High varsity girls soccer team wasn’t playing on a grass field, one would almost mistake Lady Warriors senior goalkeeper Bryson Lee for a point guard in basketball. Indeed, Lee’s voice could be the one heard above all …

Memories of ‘Mr. Lucama’

Remember him as “Mr. Lucama” — with utmost respect. A fixture for nearly 50 years, Hugh M. Flowers was all that he could be for the tiny community located at the western tip of Wilson County. Flowers embraced Lucama as its …

Correction

In Monday’s edition of The Wilson Times, the finishing positions of the Hunt High 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3-A track and field championships were erroneously listed. The 4x100 team …

SWE’s Owens takes her defense to UMO

PINETOPS —When opposing point guards brought the ball up the floor against the SouthWest Edgecombe High varsity girls basketball team this season, senior Teliyah Owens wasn’t far behind in greeting them. But this salutation …
College Sports

BC’s Webster is All-American

While vacationing in Brandon, Florida, on Wednesday morning, Andrew Webster reacted with surprise to a telephone call. No, the caller was not a Major League Baseball scout, but Webster, a recent Barton College graduate, wasn’t …
Community Sports

Murray-Ellis claims WCC’s inaugural Member Invite

After seizing top honors in the Burley Flight, the team of Justin Murray-Carter Ellis prevailed in a four-team shootout of flight winners to claim overall supremacy in Wilson Country Club’s inaugural Member Invitational last weekend. With …
Pro Sports

As SNMP Chargers points leader, Wilson Co. deputy Bohne unwinds at the track

During the week, Jeremy Bohne is enforcing laws, but, on weekends, he’s running wide open. Bohne, 30, is a deputy at the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office. He also competes in the Charger division at Southern National Motorsports Park, …
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Jada Santiago, North Johnston High

Jada Santiago’s big bat helped her North Johnston High varsity softball team reach the fourth round of the state 2-A playoffs last week, making her this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Jada, a junior third …