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Southern Nash High senior Darius Edmundson poses with the trophy he received Tuesday as the 2019 Wilson Times Athlete of the Year. Edmundson, the 3-A Big East Conference Player of Year in basketball, was a key figure on the Firebirds conference champion football team and ran track before an injury ended his season prematurely.

A special senior year: Southern Nash’s Edmundson is Times Athlete of the Year

STANHOPE — Just a few seconds into the Southern Nash High football season last August, Darius Edmundson demonstrated that he was going to have a special senior year. Edmundson took the …

Bill Howard

On snake patrol

I grew up right beside a pond and a lake. It made life great as a youngster. It also created some interesting times. Before I dive deep into this scene, it must be noted that 50 years ago, times …

31st annual NC Wiffle Ball tourney set for July 13-14 in Smithfield

The 31st edition of the North Carolina Wiffle Ball Tournament will return to Smithfield’s Community Park on July 13-14.  The entry fee for the slow-pitch event, which features four-man …

School Sports
Student-athlete of the week

Matt Foster

Matt Foster

Matt Foster is a member of the Firebirds varsity track team and the Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. Foster helped Southern Nash secure a second=place finish in the Big East …
Guess Who?

Guess Who?

“Guess Who?” is a weekly photo feature from The Wilson Times sports photo archives that will run each Saturday 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 …

Firebirds’ Williams picked for East-West game

Southern Nash's Lamont Williams (50), closing in on Eastern Alamance quarterback Austin Bryant during the second round of the NCHSAA 3-A playoffs at home on Nov. 23, 2018, was the only area player selected to the East-West football game in Greensboro on July 17. Sheldon Vick | Special to The Enterprise
Southern Nash senior Lamont Williams will represent eastern North Carolina in the annual East-West All-Star football game set for July 17 in Greensboro. Firebirds boys basketball head coach and …

2019 Thomas Law Attorneys Academic All-Area

EMMA FATZAUN, Hunt High School A member of the Lady Warriors cross-country, swimming, track and field and soccer teams, she received the Coaches Award in cross-country. … Finished …
College Sports

Wesleyan tennis teams win conference titles

LAGRANGE, Ga. — The top-seeded and 23rd-ranked N.C. Wesleyan College men’s tennis team ran through second-seeded rival Methodist University 5-0 to win its 11th straight USA South Conference title …
Louisburg College football players Brian Smith, top left (East Carolina), Ivoree Atkinson, top right (Johnston C. Smith), Jared Eure, bottom left (Winston-Salem State) and Jeremiah Bolling-Farrar, bottom right (Wagner) are pictured after signing to continue their football careers at four-year institutions.

8 Louisburg players advance to 4-year schools

LOUISBURG — Louisburg College head football coach Trevor Highfield has announced the commitment of eight student-athletes to continue their education and football careers …
Community Sports

Spring soccer tournament winners announced

Nash County Recreation and Senior Services has announced the scores of its spring soccer tournament held May 20-30. BOYS AGES 7-8 May 22 The Valentine Law Firm 2 vs. Rangers 4 The …
Pro Sports

Winston-Salem’s Walker hits for cycle in Mudcats’ 6-2 loss

ZEBULON — Steele Walker hit for the cycle, cinching the feat with an RBI single in the top of the ninth inning, as the Winston-Salem Dash evened its four-game series with the Carolina Mudcats …
College Notebooks
Fike @ 50
Fike: A new brand of football
Friday the 13th of September, 1968, was not an unlucky day for the Fike High varsity football team. The Cyclones, the defending … Read More