WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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If there were any doubts the Fike High varsity football team was a state title contender in 1967, the Cyclones laid them to rest on Friday, Oct. 13, with an impressive 14-6 victory over previously … more
Carlester Crumpler, the player synonymous with Fike High’s three straight state 4-A football championships in the late 1960s, had a coming out party in the Cyclones’ 14-0 win at archrival Rocky … more
Trevathan. The name inspired both awe and dread in me as an eighth-grader playing tackle football for the first time at Charles L. Coon Middle School in the fall of 1979. Sure, I had heard … more
The lines deeply etched in his face by 89 years on earth, spent mostly under the North Carolina sun, and soft tenor of his voice belie the fire still in Henry Trevathan’s belly. But his eyes … more
The Fike High Cyclones served notice that they were a state championship contender in the fourth game of the 1967 football season with a 6-0 shutout of previously unbeaten and top-ranked Raleigh … more
This is the third installment of a series recapping each game of Fike High’s 1967 varsity football season that ended with the first of three straight North Carolina High School Athletic Association … more
This is the second installment of a season-long series recapping each game of Fike High’s 1967 varsity football season that ended with the first of three straight North Carolina High School … more
Step aboard the time machine as we travel back to 1967. The long, hot summer is drawing to a close and excitement is brewing as football season approaches in the sleepy little eastern North Carolina town of Wilson. more
This is the first installment of a season-long series recapping each game of Fike High’s 1967 varsity football season that ended with the first of three straight North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4-A championships. more
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