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A featured by Daily Times writer Steve Smith on local sports personality Matthew John “Red” Bird recounted his career as a coach, both in Wilson County schools and at Atlantic Christian … more
Fike High senior Elizabeth Clayton led a parade of five Lady Demons selected to the 3-A All-Big Eight North Conference softball team after leading Fike to the regular-season title. Clayton, a … more
The Wilson American Legion junior baseball team, which suffered its first loss after two wins to open the season, was attempting to get back on track with a game against Smithfield-Selma and … more
The Wilson Tobs posted their biggest win in the brief history of the summer collegiate baseball Coastal Plain League with a 7-3 upset of the league-leading Durham Braves. Adding to the … more
DURHAM — A three-game homestand couldn’t come soon enough for the Wilson Tobs … more
SouthWest Edgecombe High junior Delphine Mabry proved to be an easy choice as The Wilson Daily Times Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Displaying a special blend of talents, Mabry was on the … more
For the first time, Wilson County would be the host site of the North Carolina High School Rodeo Association championship as 38 competitors were set to vie for state titles in calf roping, goat … more
GREENVILLE — After trailing 7-0 through four innings, the Wilson American Legion baseball team rallied to top host Greenville Post 39 10-9 in an Area I Eastern Division game. Post 13 scored … more
KENLY — Veteran driver Jesse Bogue of Wilson finally saw his first checkered flag after 10 years of racing at Southern National Speedway when he won the 50-lap Pro Trucks race at the asphalt, … more
Despite 14 straight wins by the Raleigh Caps — two from tying a Class A Carolina League record — the Wilson Tobs maintained a three-game lead atop the league standings with a 6-1 victory … more
WILMINGTON — Taft Cable, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound right-handed pitcher from UNC Greensboro, struck out a career-high 11 batters … more
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Behind a five-hitter by starting pitcher Earl Boykin, East Carolina moved into the championship game of the NAIA college baseball tournament. The Pirates stayed unbeaten … more
The Greene Central High baseball team and head coach James “Rabbit” Fulghum were set to take on West Wilkes for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2-A … more
Beddingfield High graduates Everette Brown and Jumal Rolle, both on NFL rosters, hosted a free football clinic for area youngsters at Fike High. Brown, a 2005 Beddingfield graduate, had most … more
The Wilson Junior Invitational Tennis Tournament concluded after press deadline on the Fike High courts. Advancing in the girls 18-under second round were Linda Slawson, Ellen Warren and Patricia … more
The 23rd rendition of the Larry Pittman Memorial Wilson County Junior Golf Championship teed off with Jacob de Keyzer taking the lead in the Boys Ages 17-18 division with a round of 70 at Wilson … more
More than 30 players tried out for the Wilson American Legion baseball team that would open its season at Rocky Mount. Leading the list of returning players from the 1954 squad that went 7-3 were … more
Nikita Williams of SouthWest Edgecombe and Jeffrey Savage of Fike garnered the top honors as The Wilson Daily Times unveiled its All-Area track and field team. Savage, the North Carolina High … more
With a sizzling round of 69, Fike High student Keith Barnes signaled his entry into the golf scene. The lanky four-sport athlete landed the top spot in the third annual Match-Play Golf Tournament … more
The Wilson Tobs picked up a needed victory in Class D Coastal Plain League play with a 5-3 win over the Roanoke Rapids Jays at Municipal Stadium in Wilson. Sam Berry, Ed Hayes and Peg Owens all … more
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