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Shelling the fish

Wilson Tobs hitters responded with their most impressive slugging display of the season in claiming a 9-5 Coastal Plain League summer collegiate baseball victory against the Morehead City Marlins in Fleming Stadium on Friday night. The Tobs, …
College Sports

Tobs seek second chance in second half

The second half represents the realistic shot for the Wilson Tobs to salvage the 2017 Coastal Plain League summer collegiate baseball season. Winning the East Division first half although occupying the cellar and trailing the front-runner by …
Bulldogs land 117 on conference honor roll

Former Beddingfield High standouts Heather Cuddington and Tyler Amerson are among 11 Barton College athletes that have been named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll in two sports. The announcement came Wednesday from the league …

School Sports

Kent lands at CCS as girls basketball coach

Community Christian School is granting Wilson’s Mark Kent an opportunity to return to coaching. Athletic director Bryan Walker announced the 47-year-old Kent, a 1987 Fike High graduate, has accepted the position of varsity girls basketball …

Raiders remember

Forty years later, specifics from the sensational 1977 athletic year for the former Rock Ridge High School have slipped into a vague state for baseball and football players of that year. At the 40th reunion celebrated Saturday afternoon at Marsh …
Community Sports

Area Calendar, June 24-25

Saturday, June 24 American Legion Baseball Apex Post 124 at Wilson Post 13 (Fleming), 7 p.m. Sunday, June 25 American Legion Junior Baseball Albemarle at Post 13 (Beddingfield), 1 p.m. (DH)

Post 13 shells Ahoskie 15-9

AHOSKIE — Wilson Post 13 hitters pounded Ahoskie Post 102 pitching for a season-high 23 hits en route to a 15-9 Area I East Division American Legion baseball victory Thursday night. Trailing 7-4 after three innings, Post 13 erupted for five …
Pro Sports

Diaz looks to protect Late Model Stock lead at SNMP

Points battles are heating up at Southern National Motorsports Park as the first half of the 2017 regular season comes to a close on Saturday, June 24. Mason Diaz continues to dominate in the Late Model Stock Car division with four wins this …
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Jada Santiago, North Johnston High

Jada Santiago’s big bat helped her North Johnston High varsity softball team reach the fourth round of the state 2-A playoffs last week, making her this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Jada, a junior third …