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The Smithfield-Selma Spartans enter the field for a game in 2019.

Tickets on sale for SSS homecoming game on Friday

April 5, 2021

Smithfield-Selma High School is selling tickets online for its homecoming football game against East...

The Smithfield-Selma Spartans enter the field for a game in 2019.

SSS to sell football tickets only online

March 10, 2021

Smithfield-Selma High School is moving the purchase of football tickets online. Starting with the Ma...

The Smithfield-Selma Spartans enter the field for a game in 2019.

SSS to sell football tickets only online

March 10, 2021

Smithfield-Selma High School is moving the purchase of football tickets online. Starting with the Ma...

The Smithfield-Selma Spartans enter the field for a game in 2019.

SSS to sell football tickets only online

March 10, 2021

Smithfield-Selma High School is moving the purchase of football tickets online. Starting with the Ma...

Coach Paul Wooten consoles her daughter, Meredith, after Saturday's loss.

Bulldogs fall in state 1A title game

By Taylor Heeden
| March 8, 2021

PRINCETON — After a loss in the state 1A title game, Princeton coach Paula Wooten said her Bulldogs ...

Coach Paul Wooten consoles her daughter, Meredith, after Saturday's loss.

Bulldogs fall in state 1A title game

By Taylor Heeden
| March 8, 2021

PRINCETON — After a loss in the state 1A title game, Princeton coach Paula Wooten said her Bulldogs ...

Coach Paul Wooten consoles her daughter, Meredith, after Saturday's loss.

Bulldogs fall in state 1A title game

By Taylor Heeden
| March 8, 2021

PRINCETON — After a loss in the state 1A title game, Princeton coach Paula Wooten said her Bulldogs ...

Princeton High volleyball players wear masks during a match this season.

Pandemic reshapes high school sports

By Taylor Heeden
| January 14, 2021

PRINCETON — While Johnston students have returned to remote-only learning, high school sports contin...

Lady Panthers sweep Bruins in Eastern Plains opener

| November 24, 2020

WILSON — The simple joy of a bus ride home for the winning team is something North Johnston High volleyball coach Nicole Davis is glad her players aren’t missing this season. With the havoc …

Senior-laden Lady Panthers eye playoffs, but partcipation numbers low

| November 18, 2020

2-A EPC VOLLEYBALL As the delayed and shortened volleyball season tipped off this week, North Johnston High returned a solid group of seniors with hopes of climbing the ladder to playoff …

Bump, set and mask

| November 18, 2020

The first N.C. High School Athletic Association contests in eight months came Monday as volleyball tipped off the 2020 season. The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the start of the season back to the time …

7 make college choices official at North Johnston signing ceremony

| June 23, 2020

KENLY — Seven graduating seniors at North Johnston High made official their college choices during a signing ceremony June 4 at the school. Caroline Leegins signed with NCAA Division II Barton …

International pastime: Former SSS standout continues his career in Asia

| June 16, 2020

When Jerry Sands traded his Wilson Tobs uniform for that of a Los Angeles Dodgers’ minor league team in June of 2008, little did the Smithfield-Selma High product realize he was beginning a journey …

All-GNRC cheerleading team announced

From staff reports
| March 27, 2020

The hard work of countless cheerleaders from football through basketball season did not go unnoticed. On the All-Greater Neuse River Conference team, 11 cheerleaders were honored for  Eleven chee...

All-GNRC cheerleading team announced

From staff reports
| March 27, 2020

The hard work of countless cheerleaders from football through basketball season did not go unnoticed. On the All-Greater Neuse River Conference team, 11 cheerleaders were honored for  Eleven chee...

All-GNRC indoor track

From staff reports
| March 27, 2020

For the winter indoor track season, Cleveland captured a pair of Greater Neuse River Conference titles to land atop the standings.  In the girls standings, the Rams edged out Clayton for the conf...

All-GNRC indoor track

From staff reports
| March 27, 2020

For the winter indoor track season, Cleveland captured a pair of Greater Neuse River Conference titles to land atop the standings.  In the girls standings, the Rams edged out Clayton for the conf...

GNRC produces 23 all-conference wrestlers

From staff reports
| March 27, 2020

A season of bouts on the mat yielded 23 All-Greater Neuse River Conference wrestlers who earned their fair-share of victories this season. West Johnston 132-pound wrestler Gavin McKendrick, who powere...

GNRC produces 23 all-conference wrestlers

From staff reports
| March 27, 2020

A season of bouts on the mat yielded 23 All-Greater Neuse River Conference wrestlers who earned their fair-share of victories this season. West Johnston 132-pound wrestler Gavin McKendrick, who powere...

Seven from Corinth Holders joining college ranks

From staff reports
| March 5, 2020

WENDELL — Seven seniors from Corinth Holders — including three football players and one each from the volleyball, swimming, baseball and girls basketball programs — made their colleg...


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Seasonable temps, minimal rain chances

Weather conditions in the Wilson Times area should be relatively benign Saturday through Tuesday, wi...

State resurfacing two Clayton roads

CLAYTON — Drivers will encounter lane closures this month while contract crews mill, resurface and r...

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