Wilson Christian's Tori Linkous (14) hits over the defense of Greenfield's Kaelyn Wall (13) during Thursday's match at Greenfield. The Lady Chargers won in three sets.

Lady Chargers thump Greenfield

A key adjustment made by Wilson Christian varsity volleyball head coach Ryan Vanderboegh after the first set fueled his team to a sweep of Greenfield School in straight sets by a 25-18, 25-22, 25-12 …

Friday night football returns to forefront

Despite the uncertain forecast, varsity football teams representing The Wilson Times readership area have presented a unified front for the first week of the 2019 season. Football will be played …

AREA ROUNDUP: Ladybirds start 3-0, clip Lady Bruins

STANHOPE — The Southern Nash High varsity volleyball team completed a perfect (3-0) opening week to the season with a 25-13, …

School Sports
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: McKinsey Harper, Greene Central High

McKinsey Harper was a key figure in helping her Greene Central High girls tennis team win its first Wilson Cup championship in program history last week, making her this week’s Thomas Law …
Guess Who?

Guess Who?

“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?” 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, …

MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Wilson Christian sweeps Greenfield in 2

Chloe Villaverde had 11 service points and Faith Bridgers had six kills in leading the Wilson Christian volleyball team to a 25-11, 25-19 win over Greenfield on Thursday. Melia Hughes had eight …

Area calendar, Aug. 23-24

Friday, August 23   High School Varsity Football Fike at Greenville Rose, 6 p.m. Eastern Wayne at Hunt, 7 p.m.; Red Springs at North Johnston, 7 p.m.; Rosewood at C.B. Aycock, 7 p.m.; …

Life and Times Podcast, Aug. 14, 2019

As football season draws closer, the talk is from preseason practices and scrimmages as Paul, Jimmy and Jack discuss who has has done what. In "Don't @ Me!" Paul puts forth his opinion that Hunt …

College Sports
First-year ECU head football coach Mike Houston answers a question during Saturday's Media Day activities at the Murphy Center in Greenville.

Finding toughness

GREENVILLE — After a trio of 3-9 seasons that weren’t under his stewardship, Mike Houston isn’t about to sugarcoat anything when it comes to his East Carolina football team. The …

It’s surf over turf as the Marlins stop the Bacon in 3 games to repeat as Petitt Cup champs

MOREHEAD CITY — The Morehead City Marlins steamrolled the hopes of the Macon Bacon unseating them as Coastal Plain League Petitt Cup champions with six straight runs over the fourth and fifth …
Community Sports
If qualifying (11-under-par) is any indication, Bill Boles will be a force for Wilson Country Club as a Super Seniors contestant in this weekend's Wilson Cup.

Medal play creating a stir at Wilson Cup

In past Wilson Cup interclub men’s golf tournaments, players upon the verge of a horrendous number could concede the hole to their opponent, pick up their golf ball and head to the next …
Pro Sports

Mudcats swept by Pelicans

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C — The Carolina Mudcats suffered a three-game sweep at the hands of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans with a 5-2 loss Thursday night at TicketReturn.com Field. With 11 games left to …
College Notebooks
Fike @ 50
Commitment to greatness
Even though it happened five decades ago, Fike High’s run of three straight state 4-A football championships is still considered not … Read More
Fike rolls back Green Wave 21-7; takes 2nd straight title
In typical fashion, the 1968 Fike High football team showed its championship colors with a stirring second-half rally to defeat … Read More
How to contribute to Trevathan monument, scholarship fund
If you would like to contribute to the fundraising effort to honor former Fike High football head coach Henry Trevathan and help … Read More