WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896

Barton senior Kianna Wynn (22), driving against Alexis Scott of Erskine during the first half of Saturday’s game at Wilson Gym, scored a career-high 38 points to lead the Lady Bulldogs to a 64-47 victory.

Wynn’s career-high 38 points lifts Lady Bulldogs over Erskine in second half, 64-47

There was no truth to the rumor that the Barton College women’s basketball team, brick by brick, built the Bulldogs’ future football stadium with its shooting performance in the first …

Southern Nash High senior Zonovan Knight poses for a photo following the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas on Saturday at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. Knight ran for 151 yards, including a 61-yard touchdown, as he was named Offensive MVP for North Carolina in the 10-10 tie with South Carolina.

Knight makes his mark one last time

In a flash, the best players from the state of South Carolina got to experience Saturday in the 82nd annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in Spartanburg, South Carolina, what so many high school …

Wilson Prep’s Haley Waddell (10) watches the ball in the air during Saturday’s game at Rocky Mount Prep. Waddell had 10 rebounds in the Lady Tigers’ win.

AREA ROUNDUP: Lady Tigers win 11th straight to end 2018

ROCKY MOUNT — The Wilson Prep varsity girls basketball team completed an unbeaten December with a 64-37 triumph Saturday at Rocky Mount Prep. The Lady Tigers, who haven’t lost since …

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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 the photo, please leave a comment in the comments section below.
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 the photo, …

Area Calendar, Dec. 17-18

Monday, December 17 College Men’s BasketballCoker at Barton, 7:30 p.m.College Women’s BasketballConverse at Barton, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 18 High School Varsity Boys …

Warriors play Grinch to SSS

Hunt’s Shakei Hines (5) dribbles as Smithfield-Selma’s Matthew Tyson (20) and Darius Faulk (22) defend during Friday’s game at Hunt. Hines had two key baskets late in the Warriors’ 55-52 victory.
Pardon the cliche, but the Hunt High varsity boys basketball team stole victory from the jaws of defeat in the Hunt High gym Friday night. Trailing by eight points with three minutes remaining …
Hunt’s Imani Sutton (30) is fouled as she drives into the lane against Smithfield-Selma’s Zeniah Thaggard (3) and Khaliyah Peacock (12) during Friday’s game at Hunt. Sutton had 17 points in the Lady Warriors’ 61-39 victory.

Road-weary Hunt girls dump SSS, 61-39

The application of full-court pressure defense in the Tiffany Parks era of Hunt High varsity girls basketball is the unquestioned identity of the Lady Warriors. But even some dictatorships can …

AREA ROUNDUP: Chargers conclude 2018 with 84-45 victory over New Life

Senior Brice Murray and junior Harrison Parker combined for 35 points as the Wilson Christian varsity boys basketball team rebounded from a tough loss at home Tuesday by rolling to an 84-45 victory …

MIDDLE SCHOOL RESULT: Murray helps Trojans top Toisnot

Behind the double-double of Johntavious Murray, the host Darden boys basketball team eked out a 44-40 win over Toisnot on Thursday. Murray posted a double-double of 24 points and 10 rebounds for …
Fike @ 50
Henry Trevathan, who led Fike High to three straight state 4-A football championships in the late 1960s, will be honored with a monument at the school’s football stadium next season.

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 only just greatest accomplishment in the school’s …
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
COLLEGE SPORTS

Hines is FCS All-American

Duquesne junior A.J. Hines (32), carrying the ball during a game against UMass on Aug. 31 in Amherst, Mass. Hines, a 2016 Fike High graduate, became the ninth Duke to earn All-America honors when he was named to the AP FCS All-America second team Tuesday.
The legend of A.J. Hines at Duquesne University continues to grow as the junior running back, a 2016 Fike High graduate, was named to The Associated Press Football Championship Subdivision …
Barton's Kianna Wynn, left, is defended by Emmanuel's Ajah Taylor during Saturday's game in Wilson Gym. Wynn had 30 points and 15 rebounds, but the Lady Bulldogs lost a 19-point lead and fell 81-77.

Lady Bulldogs squander 19-point lead, lose to Emmanuel

Senior post player Kianna Wynn and veteran head coach Wendee Saintsing said it best in reference to Saturday afternoon’s startling 81-77 loss to Emmanuel College in Wilson …
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Community Sports

Eastern North Carolina Athletic Officials Association seeking softball umpires

The Eastern North Carolina Officials Association is seeking softball umpires for the 2019 season in both the high school and middle school ranks. Umpires must attend six of seven weekly clincs …
Pro Sports

McCall holds off McCaskill to repeat as Classic winner

SNMP track owner Michael Diaz, left, congratulates Matt McCall in victory lane after McCall won the 18th Thanksgiving Classic, his second straight, on Sunday at SNMP.
Matt McCall raced his way from the rear of the field to the lead in the final half of the Solid Rock Carriers Thanksgiving Classic, passing Deac McCaskill late and holding the four-time champion off …