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School Sports

Warriors keep it in the family

Jon Smith may have considered other career opportunities, as any young coach might, earlier his career, but now he knows for sure that Hunt High School is his home. Smith, who has been the Warriors varsity baseball head coach since the 2007-08 …
School Sports
Byrum becomes 6th Hunt football head coach

Keith Byrum walked into the head coach’s office inside Bill Williamson Fieldhouse in the Warrior Stadium facility Tuesday morning and slipped into the seat behind the desk of which he’s been on the other side for all 17 of his years as a …

Outgoing AD Bass taking memories from Greene Central

Eyes on the ball

College Sports

Bottoms up for Tobs

To break a three-game losing streak, the Wilson Tobs turned to the bottom portion of their batting order Wednesday night in Fleming Stadium. Second baseman Austin Fisher was 4 for 4 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs, and the Nos. 6-9 spots in the …
College Sports

Williams-Sutton earns pair of freshman All-American honors

A dazzling first collegiate season from Greenfield School product Dwanya Williams-Sutton propelled him to his second freshman All-American award Monday afternoon. Williams-Sutton, an East Carolina University outfielder, was accorded a first-team …

Tobs clipped in 11 innings by HiToms, 4-3, Saturday

Twice in the waning stages of Saturday’s Coastal Plain League game inside Fleming Stadium, the Wilson Tobs received exactly what they wanted. Facing the West Division-leading High Point-Thomasville HiToms, Wilson loaded the bases in the ninth …

Shaky Sharks hold off Wilson 4-3

After a run that saw them win seven of eight games, the Wilson Tobs came crashing down over the weekend that was supposed to be celebratory in nature. The Wilmington Sharks handed Wilson a 4-3 loss Sunday afternoon in Fleming Stadium, the third …
Community Sports

Area calendar, June 30-July 1

Thursday, June 30 American Legion Baseball Wilson Post 13 at Wayne County Post 11 (University of Mount Olive), 7 p.m American Legion Junior Baseball Wilson Post 13 at Cary Bulls (Cardinal Gibbons High), 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 1 American Legion …
Pro Sports

White, Hughes win Late Model races at Southern National

LUCAMA — Tyler Hughes and Louis White directed their respective cars to Late Model victory lane Saturday night as part of the Schools Out 200, held at Southern National Motorsports Park. In the first of two 40-lap segments, Hughes claimed the …

Is LeBron the GOAT? Not yet

The debate raging for the past two days over the airwaves and the internet has been about LeBron James’ legacy. Certainly his performance in leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first NBA championship after trailing the defending champion …
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Allison Shingleton, C.B. Aycock High

Junior Allison Shingleton was one of the reasons her C.B. Aycock High softball team won its third regional title in five years last week, making her this week’s Thomas Law Attorney Student-Athlete of the Week. In the Lady Falcons’ win …