WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Carlester Crumpler. Car-les-ter. Crump-ler. The alliterative rhythm of the name lends to the overall legend of its owner, who now in his late 60s possesses the same athletic grace he did some … more
In the end, it was just like head coach Henry Trevathan said it would for his Fike High Cyclones football team in 1969. The veteran coach proclaimed that each week of the postseason would get … more
Wedged among the layers that make up the remarkable tale of Fike High School’s three straight state 4-A championships in football in the late 1960s were a couple of strategic decisions that may … more
When Henry Trevathan implemented the 4-4-3 defense for his Fike High varsity team in 1965, he was on the cutting edge of high school football. In his third season at Fike in 1966, Trevathan turned to … more
In their 1969 season farewell to Cyclone Country Stadium, the Fike High Cyclones polished off Greensboro Smith 35-14 and earned a third straight trip to the North Carolina High School Athletic … more
Even with state 4-A championships from the previous two seasons and nine victories in the 1969 regular season to their credit, the Fike High Cyclones had to fight for their lives against E.E. Smith … more
Fike High head football coach Henry Trevathan made sure to point out late in the 1969 season that the games kept getting harder and harder each week. But Trevathan’s Cyclones were getting … more
In the eighth game of the 1969 varsity football season, Fike High was finally tested for the for the first time by a stubborn Goldsboro squad on Halloween night. The Cyclones resorted to its two … more
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