MIDDLE SCHOOL RESULT: Greenfield routs CCS 47-23
The Greenfield School boys basketball team used 17 points from Mattox McKeel in coasting to a 47-23 victory over crosstown opponent Community Christian on Thursday.
Lady Panthers overwhelmed at Farmville
FARMVILLE — Tasked with a difficult start to 2-A Eastern Plains Conference play, the North Johnston varsity girls basketball team found the going arduous against host Farmville Central on Wednesday night in dropping a 67-27 decision.
Capel gets best of mentor in latest meeting
The days of Duke basketball sampling ACC teams like horsd'oeuvres while awaiting the main menu against Virginia, North Carolina and an upstart or two, depending on the season, appears to be an old menu.
Home opener for Barton men's basketball postponed
The Barton College men’s basketball team will now have to wait until Tuesday to open the 2021 season.
WCA evens record by beating Wayne Country Day
Holding its opponent off the scoreboard in the first quarter, the Wilson Christian girls basketball team used 12 points from Maddie Reynell to pave the way to a 24-18 win over Wayne Country
Bears blast Bulldogs, 108-64
Visiting Lenoir-Rhyne let Atlantic Christian hang around for about seven minutes before the Bears took off for a 108-64 men’s basketball victory at Wilson Gym.
Cutcliffe to cede play-calling duties for Duke in 2021
Duke coach David Cutcliffe announced he’s shuffled his coaching staff following a 2-9 season, but the most significant move involved the head coach.
Beddingfield boys basketball player tests positive; all 3 WCS programs to quarantine
The first round of varsity boys basketball games this season involving Wilson County’s three public high schools has resulted in each program entering COVID-19 quarantine protocol.
Second NCHSAA realignment draft brings sizable changes for Wilson schools
While Hunt and Fike High found little not to like with the first conference realignment draft put out by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association in December, Beddingfield wasn’t so fortunate.
JUNIOR VARSITY ROUNDUP: Warriors tip with victory at SouthWest
PINETOPS — Three players finished in double figures for the Hunt High boys basketball team Thursday in a 50-41 season-opening victory at SouthWest Edgecombe.
MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Lady Chargers tripped at RMA 22-12
ROCKY MOUNT — The Wilson Christian girls basketball team opened the 2021 portion of its schedule on a losing note Thursday with a 22-12 defeat at the hands of Rocky Mount Academy.
AREA ROUNDUP: Cyclones avalanched by Crusaders 87-67
Despite the 30 points, seven assists and three rebounds of sophomore point guard Anthony Speight, the Community Christian School varsity boys basketball team was handed an 87-67 loss by 1-A Mid-Carolina Conference rival Sanford Grace Christian at Peace Church on Thursday.
Moore overcomes struggles to lift Duke past Boston College
Wendell Moore didn't shrink from the challenges – emphasis on plural.
Bulldogs battle Indians
The Bulldogs of Atlantic Christian College were set to tip off their Little Seven Conference opener against Catawba College in the Charles L. Coon High gym.
Despite Gator Bowl loss, sting of 2019 has vanished for Wolfpack
The Wolfpack did not get the Gator Bowl win, but there was a return to normalcy. Next up, an offseason to continue the pursuit to upper echelon status in the ACC and beyond.
Hunt boys picked No. 1
In a poll conducted by the Daily Times sports staff, 3-A Big Eight Conference basketball coaches picked the Hunt boys to win the league for a fourth straight year while deadlocking on Fike and Beddingfield in the girls race.
Guess Who?January 2, 2021
"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.
Preps usher in new year with busy slate
Three days into the new year of 1989, area high school basketball courts and wrestling mats would be busy as teams returned to action from the holiday break.
Duke to open new year at Florida State
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down in ways big and small, but sometimes comic relief is needed to deal with life.
Wilson’s grid heroes arrive home
The 25 youngsters who played for Wilson in the Santa Claus Bowl football game in Lakeland, Florida, arrived back home by train — sleepy, but happy, as they were greeted by family and friends at the Atlantic Coast Line station here at 3:15 a.m.
New defense secretary has Wilson ties
Police: Wilson man shot, injured coworker
Dryer fire evacuates Spring Arbor assisted living facility
Pizza Inn raises funds for fire victims
Baked French toast a morning treat
We had a special breakfast at my house recently, overnight French toast filled with fruit and pecans...
Kenneth and Leisa Houghton of Statesboro, Georgia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra...