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MIDDLE SCHOOL RESULT: Greenfield routs CCS 47-23

From staff reports
| January 22, 2021

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

From staff reports
| January 22, 2021

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

By Tom Shanahan
| January 22, 2021

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

From staff reports
| January 22, 2021

The Barton College men’s basketball team will now have to wait until Tuesday to open the 2021 season.

MIDDLE SCHOOL RESULT

WCA evens record by beating Wayne Country Day

From staff reports
| January 15, 2021

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

TODAY IN TIMES SPORTS HISTORY

Bears blast Bulldogs, 108-64

From the Monday, Jan. 15, 1973, edition of The Wilson Daily Times
| January 15, 2021

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.

Duke head coach David Cutcliffe looks over a play card during a timeout against the North Carolina in the second half of a game game at Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Durham. Cutcliffe has indicated that he will not call plays for the Blue Devils in 2021 after a 2-9 season.

Cutcliffe to cede play-calling duties for Duke in 2021

By Tom Shanahan
| January 15, 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's Garritt Harris, left, and Hunt's Davon McKayhan scramble for a loose ball during Wednesday's game at Beddingfield. Following Hunt's 64-62 win, it was discovered Thursday that a Beddingfield player tested positive for COVID-19. That in turn, has forced all three varsity boys teams in Wilson County Schools to quarantine until Jan. 23. Fike, which played the Bruins on Tuesday night, will also quarantine. Girls programs at the three high schools are not affected.

Beddingfield boys basketball player tests positive; all 3 WCS programs to quarantine

By Jimmy Lewis
| January 15, 2021

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

By Jimmy Lewis
| January 15, 2021

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

From staff reports
| January 8, 2021

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

From staff reports
| January 8, 2021

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

From staff reports
| January 8, 2021

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

By Tom Shanahan
| January 8, 2021

Wendell Moore didn't shrink from the challenges – emphasis on plural.

TODAY IN TIMES SPORTS HISTORY

Bulldogs battle Indians

From the Thursday, Jan. 5, 1933, edition of The Wilson Daily Times
| January 7, 2021

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.

N.C. State running back Ricky Person Jr. (8) and teammates head to the field to warmup before N.C. State’s game against Liberty at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh on Saturday, Nov. 21.

NC STATE NOTEBOOK

Despite Gator Bowl loss, sting of 2019 has vanished for Wolfpack

By Rob McLamb
| January 4, 2021

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. 

In these file photos from the Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2000, edition of The Wilson Daily Times, freshman point guard Tim Black, left, and sophomore center Shemkia Reid were among the top players for their respective Barton College teams.

TODAY IN TIMES SPORTS HISTORY

Hunt boys picked No. 1

From the Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2000, edition of The Wilson Daily Times
| January 4, 2021

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?” 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?

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

From the Monday, Jan. 2, 1989, edition of The Wilson Daily Times
| January 2, 2021

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's Wendell Moore Jr. (0) drives around Notre Dame's Trey Wertz (2) during a game Wednesday, Dec. 16 in South Bend, Ind. Duke won 75-65.

Duke to open new year at Florida State

By Tom Shanahan
| January 1, 2021

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.

TODAY IN TIMES SPORTS HISTORY

Wilson’s grid heroes arrive home

From the Thursday, Jan. 1, 1953, edition of The Wilson Daily Times
| December 31, 2020

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.


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