Cougars get Roanoke Rapids in 2-AA playoff opener
A bumpy road to open the Carter Varnell era at SouthWest Edgecombe High has eased somewhat, and now the Cougars will take their newly minted Eastern Plains Conference championship into the opening round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2-AA playoffs Friday night.
AREA ROUNDUP: Gossett nets 100th career goal in WCA rout
Senior Lea Gossett hit a milestone in her Wilson Christian varsity girls soccer career Thursday night, putting away her 100th goal in a Lady Chargers uniform en route to a hat trick and an overwhelming 10-0 victory over Fayetteville Berean Baptist Academy.
BARTON ROUNDUP: Surging Lady Bulldogs win 6th in a row with sweep of Emmanuel
The Barton College softball team finds itself on the brink of clinching its first winning season in 18 years following a doubleheader sweep of Emmanuel College on Friday afternoon at Jeffries Field.
AREA ROUNDUP: Quinn, Lewis toss Chargers past Wilmington
WILMINGTON — The Wilson Christian varsity baseball team combined a four-run fifth inning with a quality start from eighth grader Simon Quinn on Friday to win its fourth straight game with a 5-1 victory over Wilmington Christian.
JV RESULT: Warriors blank Demons to conclude spring season
Hunt High closed out the football season with its most impressive victory of the season, a 22-0 whitewashing of host Fike on Wednesday that served as the de facto Wilson County championship game.
Wilson Times All-Area Honorable MentionApril 3, 2021
BOYS Hunt — Blaize Keen, C.J. Joyner, Lucas Robinson. Fike — Khalil Wright, Jahmar Jones. Beddingfie...
Barton snags trio of top-10 showings to conclude VertKlasse Meeting
HIGH POINT — Three Barton College performers combined to produce top-10 finishes Friday to conclude the Bulldogs’ stay at the VertKlasse Meeting, held at Dick Vert Stadium on the campus of High Point University.
WPA’s ‘Unicorn,’ Blackston did it all for the Tigers
There was nothing make-believe about Nasiar Blackston on the court for his Wilson Prep boys basketball team or the Tigers’ run to the state 1-A boys basketball championship in just their second year in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.
SWE's Battle renews a family tradition
A senior season that Jada Battle didn't know if she would even get to play ended with the SouthWest ...
AREA ROUNDUP: Armstrong's hat trick boosts Hunt past Ladybirds
Senior Kristen Armstong ran her season scoring output to seven goals Monday night, putting away a hat trick to lead the Hunt High girls soccer team to a 6-0 victory over 3-A Big East Conference opponent Southern Nash.
Guilford Quakers defeat Bulldogs
Guilford College pitcher Swain won his duel with Atlantic Christian College’s Jernigan as the Quakers notched a 4-2 victory over the Bulldogs on the Charles L. Coon High diamond.
BARTON ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs rally to beat North Greenville
Junior Hailey Russell’s accurate long-range effort from 35 yards out sent the Barton College women’s soccer team to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Conference Carolinas foe North Greenville at Truist Stadium on Sunday.
Holmberg back in line to challenge as Duke starting QB
For Gunnar Holmberg, quarterback and patience were unrelated words in his high school career. Holmberg earned the starting quarterback job as a sophomore at Heritage High in Wake Forest.
AREA ROUNDUP: Chargers rally past New Life Camp with four-run 6th
Trailing 4-1 with just six outs remaining, the Wilson Christian varsity baseball team went to work and pushed across four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday night to post a 5-4 come-from-behind victory over New Life Camp.
Gillette to serve as site for NCAA Division I men’s, women’s soccer tourney
In an effort to consolidate its geographic footprint due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NCAA will bring its marquee soccer events to Gillette Athletic Complex.
Football Forecast Week 4March 19, 2021
Cyclones host Red Devils; Lee Woodard visits Gardners nine
Following a 17-4 loss at Roanoke Rapids to open the season, the Charles L. Coon High baseball team, the defending champion of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Eastern AAA Conference, was set to host the Kinston High Red Devils.
MIDDLE SCHOOL RESULT: Lady Chargers get shutout of Hilltop, 4-0
FUQUAY-VARINA — The Wilson Christian girls soccer team elevated their record to 2-1 overall with a 4-0 victory over Hilltop Christian on Thursday afternoon.
NCHSAA approves RPI for playoff seeding use, realignment finalized
Starting with the 2021-22 school year, predetermined playoff brackets and the Adjusted MaxPreps Ranking to determine playoff berths in North Carolina High School Athletic Association-sponsored sports will be a thing of the past — at least for one year.
AREA ROUNDUP: Lady Knights stay unbeaten by kicking Lawrence, 7-0
Six different players found the back of the net for the Greenfield School varsity girls soccer team Thursday as the Lady Knights won their fourth match in as many outings with a 7-0 victory over Lawrence Academy on Forbes Field.
Greenlight plans broadband expansion to 4 Wilson County towns
Lucama water quality complaints continue
Traffic trouble: Data ranks Wilson's most dangerous roads
Defendant flees attempted murder trial during lunch break
Deadheading's not a rock group
Elizabeth and I are spending our weekends in the dirt and briars of our many rose plants. And those ...
Mr. and Mrs. Etheridge celebrate 50th anniversary
Terry and Carolyn Etheridge of Wilson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday with a cook...