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All-state ascension

Their time to arrive as elite soccer players came this spring for Fike senior Hailee Cockrell and Hunt junior Bryson Lee. Cockrell and Lee were recognized for their outstanding play by being selected to the North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association …

Eleven area players named all-region

Eleven players from The Wilson Times readership area were named to the North Carolina Coaches Association all-Region 3 girls soccer teams. With five selections out of the 18 players on the 3-A all-region unit, Fike leads the way while Hunt landed …

School Sports
Panther pipeline to Randolph-Macon goes on with Daughtry

KENLY — In previewing the 2015 North Johnston High varsity football team, Panthers head coach Ashley Ennis offered up a colorful assessment of senior lineman Cy Daughtry. Daughtry, the president of North Johnston’s National Honor Society …

Honoring athletes for academics a great idea

Cyclones finish season at NCISAA 1-A/2-A championship

Tobs drop opener to Pilots 8-4

As the hit batters and walks piled up in the later innings, the 20th anniversary season for the Wilson Tobs summer collegiate baseball team in the Coastal Plain League got off to an inauspicious start Tuesday night inside Fleming Stadium. Mired in a …

Wilson City Little League glance

Results Games from May 13-26 Major League Team R H E Breakfast Optimist 17 16 1 EB Sports 7 8 4 LEADING HITTERS — Breakfast Optimist: Payne Stinagle 3-4 2 RBI, BB, 2 RS; Will Fogleman 3-4 BB, 3 RS; Hunter Lewis 3-5 HR, 5 RBI, 3 RS; Malachi …
Community Sports
Area Calendar June 1-2

Wednesday, June 1 American Legion Baseball Farmville Post 151 at Wilson Post 13 (Fleming Stadium), 7 p.m. American Legion Junior Baseball Ahoskie at Wilson Post 13 (Beddingfield High), 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2 No events scheduled.

Area Calendar May 31-June 1

Clear skies for Post 13 in 2nd win

Off and running

College sports
Tobs look at 20

The time spent in a Coastal Plain League organization can either serve as a harsh motivator or a confidence springboard to future success at a collegiate program. With that thought process in mind, the Wilson Tobs officially kick off their …

Tobs launch 20th CPL season Sunday night at Fleming

Pro Sports
Daniels sweeps Late Model races at SNMP’s Memorial Day 200

Rusty Daniels picked up his first victory of the 2016 season Saturday in the first 40-lap Late Model Stock Car race of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series at Southern National Motorsports Park. The 42-year-old driver from Alliance didn’t …

Bryant gets 3rd-round KO in professional debut

Craig continues to set the pace in SP7 series at SNMP

Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Jaquay Mitchell, Southern Nash High

Southern Nash High senior Jaquay Mitchell ended his high school track and field career with a state championship last week, making him this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Jaquay tied his career-best distance of 47 …