Drew, right, and Nate O'Neal pose with awards won at the Drive Chip & Putt subregional held at Duke University Golf Course. Drew advanced to regional competition, while Nate will serve as an alternate qualifier.

Drew O’Neal advances to Drive, Chip & Putt regional

Once Drew O’Neal slammed the first of three drives into play, he wasn’t going to be stopped. Now, the 14-year-old son of Jody and Gena O’Neal, is headed to Atlanta next …

AREA ROUNDUP: Lady Chargers sweep aside DASH to start season

Junior Tori Linkous, the only returning middle hitter for the Wilson Christian varsity volleyball team, made her upperclassman debut a forceful one Tuesday afternoon in a brisk 25-9, 27-25, 25-14 …

School Sports
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Sebastian Partida Jr., Greenfield School

Sebastian Partida Jr. helped his Greenfield School varsity boys soccer team kick off its season in a winning way last week, making him this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the …
Guess Who?

Guess Who?

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

Area calendar, Aug. 21-22

Wednesday, August 21   High School Varsity Volleyball Clayton at Fike, 5:30 p.m.; Hunt at D.H. Conley, 5:30 p.m.   High School Varsity Boys Soccer North Johnston at …

Area calendar, Aug. 20-21

Tuesday, August 20   High School Varsity Volleyball Beddingfield at Greene Central, 5 p.m.; Lawrence Academy at Greenfield, 5 p.m.; Southern Nash at North Johnston, 5 p.m.; Fike at C.B. …

Life and Times Podcast, Aug. 14, 2019

As football season draws closer, the talk is from preseason practices and scrimmages as Paul, Jimmy and Jack discuss who has has done what. In "Don't @ Me!" Paul puts forth his opinion that Hunt …

College Sports
First-year ECU head football coach Mike Houston answers a question during Saturday's Media Day activities at the Murphy Center in Greenville.

Finding toughness

GREENVILLE — After a trio of 3-9 seasons that weren’t under his stewardship, Mike Houston isn’t about to sugarcoat anything when it comes to his East Carolina football team. The …

It’s surf over turf as the Marlins stop the Bacon in 3 games to repeat as Petitt Cup champs

MOREHEAD CITY — The Morehead City Marlins steamrolled the hopes of the Macon Bacon unseating them as Coastal Plain League Petitt Cup champions with six straight runs over the fourth and fifth …
Community Sports

Herring, Boyette among list of junior champions at WCC

Jake Herring, in boys Ages 14-18, and Avery Briley, in girls Ages 12-13, led the parade of champions in the Junior Club …
Pro Sports

Slow start foils Mudcats at Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Carolina Mudcats found themselves unable to overcome a rocky first inning Tuesday night as six runs from the homestanding Myrtle Beach Pelicans proved to be enough to …
College Notebooks
Fike @ 50
Commitment to greatness
Even though it happened five decades ago, Fike High’s run of three straight state 4-A football championships is still considered not … Read More
Fike rolls back Green Wave 21-7; takes 2nd straight title
In typical fashion, the 1968 Fike High football team showed its championship colors with a stirring second-half rally to defeat … Read More
How to contribute to Trevathan monument, scholarship fund
If you would like to contribute to the fundraising effort to honor former Fike High football head coach Henry Trevathan and help … Read More