Worthy is the Lamb

Daily Devotional

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength. – Mark 12:30 (NRSV) We all know how hard it is to accept criticism, …

Demons hold off Corinth Holders for 4th straight win

Area Roundup

WENDELL — Another day and another close win for the Fike High varsity boys basketball team, who won its fourth straight with a 53-50 victory Friday at Corinth Holders.

The 3-A Big East Conference Golden Demons ran their record to 4-1 with …

Middle School Roundup

WCA Gold earns 2nd victory

CLAYTON — The Wilson Christian Gold girls basketball team picked up its second win in six outings this season with a convincing 35-9 romp past host Southside Christian on Friday.

Kate Hoskins led the …

WCYAA brief

Basketball registrations extended to Dec. 10

The Wilson County Youth Athletic Association has extended its 2016-2017

Basketball registrations to Saturday, Dec. 10.

The regular season will start on Saturday, Jan. 7, and continue through the …

Experience differs for NJ basketball teams

Panthers deeper; Lady Panthers try to build on EPC tourney runner-up finish

KENLY — With defending state champions residing in each gender, building — or even maintaining — a varsity basketball program in the 2-A Eastern Plains Conference ranks as a tall task.

Yet North Johnston High will attack the …

Demons sweep quad at North Lenoir

Demons sweep quad at North Lenoir

LAGRANGE — Following a pair of one-loss showings at its first two meets of the year, the Fike High wrestling team put it all together Wednesday night and marched to a sweep of three opponents at North …

Junior Varsity Roundup

CCS now 4-0 after pair of wins

The Community Christian School boys basketball team now owns a 4-0 record after wins over Winterville Christ Covenant and Sanford Grace Christian on successive days.

The Cyclones defeated Christ Covenant …

You asked for it. You got it

With the publication Friday of the first N.C. State Notebook by Rob McLamb, the Wilson Times has provided its readers with what they asked for — more coverage of their favorite college teams.

Earlier this year, the Times conducted extensive …

Lady Cougars fall 66-50 to Nash Central

Lady Cougars fall 66-50 to Nash Central

PINETOPS — After an impressive season-opening win at Fike on Wednesday, the SouthWest Edgecombe varsity girls basketball team couldn’t maintain that momentum in a 66-50 loss Friday to Nash …

Panthers rebound, defeat Princeton

Panthers rebound, defeat Princeton

PRINCETON — The visiting North Johnston High varsity boys basketball team bounced back from its first loss of the young season to blister Princeton of the 1-A Carolina Conference by 73-47 margin …

NCHSAA football playoff results

Class 1A



(East- 1) Plymouth 21, (Mideast- 2) North Edgecombe 8

(East- 2) Chocowinity Southside 39, (Mideast- 5) Northampton County 12


(West- 1) Murphy 35, (Midwest- 2) Mt. Holly Mountain Island …

Rising to the occasion

Bruins stop Hunt 70-63 for Dvozenja’s 1st win as head coach

Friday night was Joe Dvozenja’s turn.

The Beddingfield High varsity boys basketball team presented its first-year head coach with his first victory by turning back archrival Hunt, 70-63, before a festive turnout of approximately 1,000 in …

Turnovers costly in Firebirds’ loss

Turnovers costly in Firebirds’ loss

SMITHFIELD — Turnovers denied the visiting Southern Nash varsity boys basketball team a shot at victory and Smithfield-Selma emerged with a 51-49 nonconference victory Friday night.

The Firebirds …

Lady Chargers won’t play for Classic crown

Lady Chargers won’t play for Classic crown

The Wilson Christian girls basketball team had made a habit of winning its Charger Christmas Classic title in the past decade as the Lady Chargers had claimed 10 of the 11 championships in the …

Lady Warriors show teeth in rout of Beddingfield

The Hunt High varsity girls basketball team placed a bit more substance behind its early season undefeated record Friday night in the Beddingfield gym.

Facing a Lady Bruins team that has had spurts of being unable to put the ball in the basket, …

Area Calendar Dec. 3-4

Saturday, December 3

College Men’s Basketball

Barton at King, 8 p.m.

College Women’s Basketball

Barton at King, 6 p.m.

College Men’s Swimming

Barton at Yellow Jacket Invite — Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, …

Lady Bulldogs’ season ended in NCAA SE Regional quarterfinals

AIKEN, S.C. — The stay for the Barton College women’s volleyball team in its first NCAA Division II tournament was an abbreviated one, as host USC Aiken required just 67 minutes to end the season of the Lady Bulldogs with a 25-10, 25-19, …

Junior Varsity Roundup

Fike turns back SW Edgecombe

Benefiting from balanced scoring, the Fike High girls basketball team notched its first 2016-17 win after two losses by a 26-11 margin against visiting SouthWest Edgecombe on Wednesday evening.

The Lady Demons were …

Lady Falcons 4-0 after stopping Rosewood

Lady Falcons 4-0 after stopping Rosewood

GOLDSBORO — Senior Alexis Edmundson poured in 23 points as the C.B. Aycock varsity girls basketball team remained unbeaten through four games with a 48-41 conquest of host Rosewood on …

Greenfield routed by Village Christian 82-60

Greenfield routed by Village Christian 82-60

The duo of Coby White and Elijah McCadden combined for 41 points, but lackluster showings at the free-throw line and from beyond the 3-point line doomed the Greenfield School varsity boys basketball …