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School Sports
Guess Who?

Guess Who?

“Guess Who?” is a weekly photo feature from The Wilson Times sports photo archives that will run each Saturday in the Times sports section. If you know or would like to guess who is in …

AREA ROUNDUP: Lady Bruins stop Greene Central in 4 sets in volleyball season opener

The Beddingfield High varsity volleyball team shrugged off a third-set lapse with a strong fourth period to defeat nonconference rival Greene Central 25-16, 25-20, 18-25, 25-9 in the season opener …

Area Calendar, Aug. 14-15

Tuesday, August 14High School Varsity Boys SoccerRotary Cup at Gillette Athletic Complex — Field No. 2: Fike vs. Wilson Christian, 6 p.m.; Field No. 3, Hunt vs. Greenfield, 7 p.m.High School …

Knights lose 3-0 to Cary Christian in shortened showcase final

Lightning struck twice for Cary Christian early in the second half Saturday evening against the Greenfield varsity boys soccer team in the championship game of the Dr. Robert T. Stone Memorial …

Area Calendar, Aug. 13-14

Monday, August 13High School Varsity Boys SoccerSouthern Nash at Bunn, 5 p.m.; Richlands at North Johnston, 6:30 p.m.; North Lenoir at C.B. Aycock, 7 p.m.High School Varsity VolleyballWest Johnston …

Bruins, Warriors finish final scrimmages

AYDEN — A late audible to the Beddingfield High scrimmage schedule had it staying a little closer to home — but not too close — Friday night. Originally scheduled to take part in scrimmage …
COLLEGE SPORTS

Marlins sweep HiToms to win their first Petitt Cup

MOREHEAD CITY — Craig Lewis smashed a two-run triple in the bottom of the second inning to put the Morehead City Marlins ahead to stay and send the club to its first Coastal Plain League Petitt Cup …

It’s wait ‘til next year again for Tobs

MOREHEAD CITY — The Coastal Plain League summer collegiate baseball postseason run for the Wilson Tobs ended one victory shy of an appearance in the Petitt Cup finals to declare the 2018 champion …
Community Sports

Last round at the Valley

Saturday, August 11, 2018 — a sad, sad day at Happy Valley. After 56 years, golf operations at Happy Valley Country Club ceased Saturday. With speculation and rumors circulating since the …

Closing of club triggers emotions, memories

Golf activity at Happy Valley Country Club came to a standstill Saturday. Although anticipated for the last few weeks — maybe months — news of the course closing numbed. But etched memories, …

Last Cup for the Valley

The 25th anniversary of the first Wilson Cup, Wilson County’s modification of professional golf’s Ryder Cup, will be observed the final weekend of August at Wilson Country Club on Saturday and …

Players sought for US Adult Baseball 25-Over World Series in Myrtle Beach

The Greensboro Yard Goats are seeking players ages 25 for the U.S. Adult Baseball World Series, a wood bat tournament to be played Oct. 11-14 at the Cal Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, …
JUNIOR GOLF NOTEBOOK

Little golfer, big impression

Thomas Layton was unforgettable in his play this week in the 40th Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship. Why? Because he amazed inspired and delighted in the Boys …
Pro Sports

Signing day, part deux

After wrapping up his college basketball career at Miami (Ohio) University, Logan McLane thought he had constructed a resume worthy of playing professionally in some form or fashion. So once his …

Elam Ending an intriguing change

There will be no dribbling out the clock to collect $2 million when the fifth edition of The Basketball Tournament wraps up Aug. 3 in Baltimore. Nor will there be an endless foul fest by the trailing …
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College Notebooks
Fike @ 50

A celebration 50 years in the making

The immense respect for head coach Gilbert Ferrell and assistant coach Ted Perry had not dimmed. Both both coaches would readily tell anybody that you play with whoever shows. Thus, 50 years …
A special time revisited
The ingredients of a championship season — talent, skill, coaching, perseverance, dedication, timing and luck — can be found in … Read More
Cyclones’ precious memories
Whatever paths their lives have traversed in the last half century, members of Fike High’s football team in 1967 are forever bonded … Read More