Rolling in Kernersville

Seth Evans scores a run for Wilson in Sunday’s 19-0 victory over North Ashesville in the second round of the N.C. Little League Ages 11-12 Tournament in Kernersville.
KERNERSVILLE — After a pair of impressive victories to start the North Carolina Little League Baseball Ages 11-12 Tournament, the trick now for the Wilson City Little League All-Stars is to …

Wilson Tobs right fielder Hunter Gore watches the flight of his three-run home run over the right-center field wall at Fleming Stadium during the bottom of the fourth inning of Sunday’s Coastal Plain League game against the Morehead City Marlins at Fleming Stadium.

Tobs win in 10 on Lanier’s walk-off blast

When the international tiebreaker rule is implemented to decide Coastal Plain League summer collegiate baseball games, base runners are stationed at first and second bases to begin the inning. The …

Tobs hold off SwampDogs for season sweep Saturday

FAYETTEVILLE — The Tobs completed a sweep of their only two 2019 games against the Fayetteville SwampDogs by a 6-5 margin Saturday night. Wilson, 4-3 in the North Division the second half …

School Sports
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Samantha Davis, North Johnston High

Samantha Davis helped her North Johnston High softball team reach the quarterfinals of the North Carolina High School Athletic …
Guess Who?

Guess Who?

“Guess Who?” is a weekly photo feature from The Wilson Times sports photo archives that will run each week in the Times sports section. If you know or would like to guess who is in the photo, please leave a comment below.
“Guess Who?” is a weekly photo feature from The Wilson Times sports photo archives that will run each week in the Times sports section. If you know or would like to guess who is in the photo, …
Beddingfield head coach Noah Edens, left, talks to pitcher Mann Farmer and catcher Austin Slate, right, during a game against Wilson Christian on March 11 at Beddingfield. Edens announced that he was stepping down as Bruins head coach after four years.

Edens steps down as Bruins head coach

After four seasons, Noah Edens has announced his resignation as head baseball coach at Beddingfield High. The 39-year-old Edens recently informed Beddingfield athletic director Jody O’Neal …
Greene Central High graduate Imajae Dodd, dribbling against Farmville Central during the NCHSAA 2-A East final at Minges Coliseum on March 9 in Greenville, will play for the East team in the 71st annual East-West All-Star Game for boys basketball Monday in Greensboro.

Greene Central’s Dodd a rare D-I talent on the East roster

Imajae Dodd is, for all intents and purposes, an NCAA Division I college basketball player having already enrolled in summer school at UNC Wilmington. But the recent Greene Central High graduate …

Life and Times Podcast, July 2, 2019

New Johnstonian News sports editor and Wilson Times staff writer Jack Frederick makes his debut on Life and Times Podcast, joining Jimmy and Paul in discussing East-West All-Star games, American …

College Sports

Tobs’ offense batters Marlins at Big Rock, 12-5

Wilson Tobs’ Kevin Jordan, taking a swing during Thursday’s game against the Asheboro Copperheads at Fleming Stadium before it was halted by rain, had a two-run triple as part of a three-RBI night in the Tobs’ 12-5 victory Friday against the Marlins at Big Rock Stadium in Morehead City.
MOREHEAD CITY — Playing a Coastal Plain League game for the first time in almost a week, the Wilson Tobs produced a season-high of 17 hits in a 12-5 victory over the host Morehead City Marlins …
Tobs head coach Bryan Hill, center, confers with umpires Sam Clark, right, and Josh Michael after Thursday night's Coastal Plain League game between the Tobs and Asheboro was stopped after three innings because of rain and lightning. Play did not resume.

Tobs-Copperheads canceled

Thursday night’s Coastal Plain League game in Fleming stadium between the Wilson Tobs and the Asheboro Copperheads was canceled after three innings because of lightning. The Tobs owned a 2-1 …
Community Sports

One door closes, another opens

Wilson pitcher Camden Efird (14) and second baseman Josef Popowitch converge on a ground ball during Thursday's NCLL Ages 9-10 championship against Greenville Tar Heel at Keith Stadium in Charlotte. Wilson lost 10-0 in four innings.
The same energy that the Wilson City Little League All-Stars mustered in marching out of the losers bracket of the North Carolina Little League Baseball Ages 9-10 Tournament with three straight …
Pro Sports

Mudcats suffer pair of one-run losses at Wilmington over the weekend

WILMINGTON, Del. — Despite the hot bat of Ryan Aguilar, the Carolina Mudcats came up on the short end of a pair of Advanced-A Carolina League outcomes over the weekend against the host …
College Notebooks
Fike @ 50
Commitment to greatness
Even though it happened five decades ago, Fike High’s run of three straight state 4-A football championships is still considered not … Read More
Fike rolls back Green Wave 21-7; takes 2nd straight title
In typical fashion, the 1968 Fike High football team showed its championship colors with a stirring second-half rally to defeat … Read More
How to contribute to Trevathan monument, scholarship fund
If you would like to contribute to the fundraising effort to honor former Fike High football head coach Henry Trevathan and help … Read More