WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
School Sports

Beddingfield wins 2, including first EPC triumph

The Beddingfield High varsity volleyball team won matches in consecutive days, bringing its record to within one game of .500 with victories over 2-A Eastern Plains Conference opponent Nash Central …

Bogle’s 4 goals boosts Hunt past Gryphons

Senior Mark Bogle supplied a hat trick, scoring four goals while classmate Brendan Nance finished with four assists in the Hunt High varsity boys soccer teams’ 5-1 win over Rocky Mount on Wednesday …
Fike @ 50

Fike opens conference play with a bang!

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 …

Cyclone Country Revisited

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.

Fike put up a noble fight, but ...

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.
COLLEGE SPORTS
ECU Notebook

Pirates strive for consistency at QB

When it comes to the quarterback position, it’s been since the days of Shane Carden that the Pirates have had stability at the position. While former head coach Ruffin McNeill managed a juggling …
NC State Notebook

Wolfpack O-line doing the job

The offensive line at N.C. State has survived an injury and a suspension. The hope is that the unit will jell and have added depth because of the experience. Will Richardson was suspended for two …
Duke Notebook

Blue Devils are rolling early in the season

To the surprise of no one, Duke won its season-opening football game against crosstown foe North Carolina Central University in the annual Bull City Gridiron Classic. But the margin of victory …
UNC Notebook

A lot of questions remain about Tar Heels defense

North Carolina entered the 2017 football season with lots of questions on the offensive side of the ball offset by optimism about the ability of a more veteran defense to lead the way until the …

Bulldogs blank John Wesley 3-0

Freshman Pol Monells scored a pair of first-half goals and classmate Ruben Mancio added one in the second half as the Barton College men’s soccer team notched its second 2017 victory with a 3-0 …
Community Sports

‘06 Explosion notches 2nd win

The Wilson Youth Soccer Association U12 boys team got a pair of goals from Gustavo Hernandez as the ‘06 Explosion picked up their second victory this fall in the N.C. Youth Soccer Fall Classic …

Wilson Recreation Department Glance

Youth soccer Results Games from Sept. 16 Girls Ages 5-6 NC Courage 5, Orlando 0: Scorers: NC Courage: Alonna Beacham 2, Ella Burris 1, Jayiah Vick 1, Haley Lamm 1 Red Stars 0, …
Pro Sports

McCaskill finds victory lane in return to Southern National

Earlier this season, Ashlyn McCaskill, the daughter of the iconic four-time Southern National Motorsports Park track champion Deac McCaskill, was involved in an accident in qualifying ahead of the …
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Sabrina Wasilewski, Beddingfield High

Senior Sabrina Wasilewski helped her Beddingfield High girls tennis team win three matches last week, making her this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Playing at No. 2 …