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Community Sports

WSCC girls, Wedgewood boys lead ENCJGL

NASHVILLE — The Willow Springs Country Club girls team and the Wedgewood Public Golf Course boys squad boosted their overall leads in Tuesday’s Eastern North Carolina Junior Golf League match at …

LWTC sweeps pair of Junior Team Tennis matches

With overwhelming efficiency in singles contests, teams from Lake Wilson Tennis Club were successful in USTA Junior Team Tennis Downeast League matches this week. The 18U edition improved to 4-1 …

Post 13 ousted by Pitt County, 11-1

WINTERVILLE — Whatever magic the Wilson Post 13 baseball team mustered against top-seeded Wayne County Post 11 in the American Legion Area I East Division semifinals series last week had all but …

Lake Wilson 12U Intermediate team sweeps USTA Junior Team Tennis jamboree

SNOW HILL — Posting a 2-0 showing in both singles and doubles, the Lake Wilson Tennis Club USTA 12U Intermediate League Junior Team Tennis Downeast Summer League team swept through the annual …

Greenville, Wilson to meet again in Little League Ages 9-11 championship game

Greenville Tar Heel defeated Myers Park Trinity 10-0 in five innings Tuesday  at Southern Bank Stadium to set up a rematch with Wilson in Wednesday’s championship game of the North …
Pro Sports

OBP + SLG = Angels clip his wings

On-base percentage plus slugging percentage equals OPS. Baseball introduced the statistical term only a few years ago but, already, OPS is defining careers and serving as a measuring stick for …

Longtime friends White, Daniels face off in minors

It has been a rare occurrence over the years but D.J. Daniels and Isaiah White have played on opposing baseball teams in their careers prior to Thursday’s Appalachian League game in Greeneville, …
School Sports

East comes up short vs. West, 23-21, in NCAA All-Star Game

GREENSBORO — Fike High graduate John Gliarmis kicked a pair of extra points and his twin brother, Walker, added another for the East squad but it wasn’t enough as the West claimed a 23-21 …

Gardner takes over Fike cross-country

By her own admission, Cheryl Gardner is a little apprehensive as she faces her first assignment as a high school cross-country coach after two successful seasons coaching the sport at Elm City …

Nelson named Fike athletic director

As varsity football head coach and history teacher at Fike High, Tom Nelson wasn’t exactly looking for more things to do as he approaches his eighth season leading the Golden Demons. However, …

Firebirds’ Rodriguez a late addition to East roster

The last couple of weeks have been hectic and exciting for recent Southern Nash High graduate Abe Rodriguez. Earlier this month, the former Firebirds offensive lineman signed a scholarship offer …

HIGH SCHOOL NOTEBOOK: Howard earns spot on Development Academy team, ending prep career

Chloe Howard made quite a splash in her first season with the Greenfield School varsity girls soccer team this past spring. The seventh-grader set a Lady Knights single-season record with 52 goals, …
COLLEGE SPORTS

Tobs idle Wednesday as Pilots pick up half-game

The Wilson Tobs had Wednesday night off from the Coastal Plain League schedule but the Peninsula Pilots were hard at work, winning 7-4 over the Edenton Steamers. The win allowed Peninsula to move …

Unfinished business

Spectators in Fleming Stadium were being treated to dandy pitching duel between Wilson Tobs right-hander Chris Kernen and Peninsula left-hander Paul Hall Jr. before Mother Nature intervened. Then …
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College Notebooks
Fike @ 50

A celebration 50 years in the making

The immense respect for head coach Gilbert Ferrell and assistant coach Ted Perry had not dimmed. Both both coaches would readily tell anybody that you play with whoever shows. Thus, 50 years …
A special time revisited
The ingredients of a championship season — talent, skill, coaching, perseverance, dedication, timing and luck — can be found in … Read More
Cyclones’ precious memories
Whatever paths their lives have traversed in the last half century, members of Fike High’s football team in 1967 are forever bonded … Read More