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While Wilson hasn’t had a football team play in a North Carolina High School Athletic Association championship game since 2004, the city continues to be represented on Championship Saturday. Three Wilson residents were in the middle of … more
The speed of the Rocky Mount High senior trio of Sarah Bland, Barkley Browder and Erin Cooke killed host Hunt in a 3-A Big East Conference varsity girls soccer showdown Tuesday night. Bland’s hat trick (three goals) kicked Rocky Mount to a … more
GOLDSBORO — As far as season openers go, veteran Beddingfield head coach Tyrone Johnson has seen more aesthetically pleasing affairs. His final varsity football season opener roaming the Bruins sideline won’t rank among the top in that … more
The state-championship conclusion of a dominating season by the Greenfield School boys soccer team seemed almost inevitable. Even with archrival and No. 1 seed Wayne Country Day scoring first during Saturday’s North Carolina Independent … more
For recent Fike High graduate Samson Strickland, the chance to play basketball one last time as a high school player represents one more opportunity to realize his dream. When Strickland suits up for the East in the North Carolina Coaches … more
It turns out the 2016 Rotary Cup was not destined to be decided on tiebreakers after all. While it took the Hunt High boys soccer team 20 minutes to get on the board against overmatched Community Christian on Saturday at Gillette Soccer Complex en … more
By the end of the regular season, the record for the Wilson Christian Academy softball team had slipped to the .500 level. The Lady Chargers lost four of their last six games to conclude the regular season. They were competitive but did not fare … more
Don’t refer to the Fike High varsity football team’s 19-7 triumph against visiting Northern Nash on a crisp football Friday night as a defensive struggle. Far from it. The defenses didn’t struggle; they were superb. Starring on … more
When Fike High senior quarterback Gage West departed last week’s game with Beddingfield due to a knee injury, the dynamics of the Golden Demon offense suddenly screeched to a halt Friday night. Leading 8-0 at the time and eventually taking … more
While putting on an Easter baseball tournament means long days of doing a lot of things besides actually coaching for head coaches Jon Smith of Hunt High and Buck Edmundson of Fike, there’s still a lot going on between the … more
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