2013-04-06

Williams fills new role in player-of-year fashion


Ajay Williams was approached by head coach Jeremy Howard and asked to handle a demanding role for the 2012-13 Beddingfield High varsity boys basketball team.

The versatile junior had established himself as arguably the Bruins’ best …

Hunt bats silenced by Rocky Mount, 3-0


ROCKY MOUNT — Consider the 3-A Big East Conference varsity baseball race officially open for business.

With the Hunt High offense only able to place two runners in scoring position Friday evening, Rocky Mount right-handed senior Spencer …

Revamped game vaults Proctor to player of year


No longer consider Emma Jane (E.J.) Proctor just a 3-point threat. She’s got game!

The expanded skills Proctor unveiled in her junior season at Fike High vaulted her to status as The Wilson Times female basketball Player of the Year. …

Spectacular seasons, amazing turnarounds highlight 2012-13 area high school hoops


Turnarounds and sustained success were the story lines of the 2012-13 varsity basketball seasons as eight of the 11 girls teams and seven boys squads in the Wilson Times area achieved postseason berths.

Wilson Christian — led by All-Area …

Cuthrell’s HR gives Barton dramatic fifth straight win


GAFFNEY, S.C. — Down to their last strike, the Barton College baseball team extended its winning streak in dramatic fashion Friday with a 2-1 win at Conference Carolinas rival Limestone.

Junior first baseman Collins Cuthrell smashed a 2-2 …

County baseball teams off to promising starts


As the high school baseball season finally begins to bloom, the three public school teams from Wilson County have produced promising starts.

Fike has gotten off to the best start, winning nine of its first 10 games and taking two of three in the …

CBA bats muted by Triton

PIKEVILLE — Junior Cierra Harris collected two hits Thursday for the Charles B. Aycock High varsity softball team, but the Golden Falcons could muster little ancillary support, instead falling 2-0 to 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference foe Triton. …

Middle school roundup

Springfield defeats Elm City 12-1

Madison Pyle struck out 10 batters to lead Springfield’s softball team to a 12-1 win over Elm City on Wednesday.

Elm City pitcher Bailee Summerlin struck out five in six innings. Leah Noble had a …

Beddingfield cruises at Sara Law

Area roundup

GREENVILLE — The Beddingfield High varsity softball team rapped out 10 hits, exploding for seven runs in the second inning in winning their opener 12-1 over 1-A Carolina Conference foe Rosewood at D.H. Conley’s Sara Law Classic …

Hunt students judge poultry

The Hunt High School FFA Chapter competed in the State FFA Poultry Science contest on March 15. The contest took place at the Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratories, which are part of North Carolina State University.

This year Hunt placed first in …