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Corinth Holders High right-hander Landon Ginn prepares to pitch during a May 10 matchup against Apex at Corinth Holders. Ginn was recently named the N.C. Baseball Coaches Association 4-A Player of the Year.

Corinth Holders’ Ginn named 4-A Player of the Year

WENDELL — Landon Ginn was at a recent Carolina Mudcats game with his teammates when the news reached him that he’d been named the 4-A Player of the Year by the North Carolina Baseball …
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 …

Princeton senior Colby Sullivan (10) goes in for a layup as North Carolina senior Luke Maye tries to steal the ball in the Deacon Jones Gymnasium during the third stop of the 41st annual ACC Barnstorming Tour on Monday evening.

ACC Barnstorming Tour gives fans, players a night to remember

PRINCETON — A crowd of more than 1,500 eager spectators packed into Deacon Jones Gymnasium at Princeton High on Monday to see some of the best senior basketball players from Johnston County …

School Sports
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 …
North Johnston's Amberlyn Pearce, pitching against Bertie in the second round of the NCHSAA 2-A playoffs against Bertie on May 9 in Kenly, shared the 2-A EPC Co-Player of the Year honor with teammate Blayke Batten.

North Johnston sweeps EPC’s top honors on the diamond

A sweep of the 2-A Eastern Plains Conference Player of the Year honors headlined the end-of-season accolades for the North Johnston High softball and baseball teams after a pair of deep runs into the …

NJ Middle to host basketball, volleyball camps

North Johnston Middle School is set to hold a pair of summer sports camps for eligible middle school girls interested in basketball or volleyball later this summer.  From June 24-26, the …
College Sports

Jaguars looking to build a foundation

Johnston Community College, and former North Johnston guard, Adam Tucker (55) tries to drive on Pitt Community forward Reginald Clark (32) as teammate and former Smithfield-Selma guard Rashad Potts (23) trails and head coach Hollis "Jay" Creechy watches in the background of Wednesday's game inside the Smithfield Recreations and Aquatics Center.
SMITHFIELD — As the clock ran down, Johnston Community College first-year men’s basketball head coach Hollis “Jay” Creechy looked up as his team was losing 97-58 to Pitt Community College — …
Community Sports

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 …
Pro Sports

Lutz’s walk-off single in 10th gives Mudcats second straight win over Hillcats

ZEBULON — Tristen Lutz’s single in the bottom of the 10th inning scored inserted runner Pat McInerney from third base with the winning run for the Carolina Mudcats in their 3-2 Single-A …
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