Area Sports

Selma’s Batten inducted into N.C. state fair hall of fame

                          By Keith Barnes kbarnes.jhn@wilsontimes.com 919-710-5549 RALEIGH — Thurman Ross “Sandy” Batten Jr. of Selma was one of three people inducted into the N.C. State Fair Hall of Fame during a Sunday ceremony at the state fairgrounds’ Jim Graham Building as part of…

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Panthers edge Jags in thrilling comeback

From staff reports FARMVILLE — Graham Walston’s 32-yard field goal completed a thrilling comeback win for North Johnston in a 2-A Eastern Plains Conference varsity football game that host Farmville Central led 22-0 in the first half Friday. The Panthers, in earning their first win over the Jaguars in 10 all-time meetings, including the last…

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Trojans wallop West Johnston

South Johnston records 49-0 shutout on the road By Jacob Hancock The Daily Record of Dunn BENSON — South Johnston was dominant in every phase of the game Friday at West Johnston, and it showed up on the scoreboard. The Trojans hung up 49 points and held the Wildcats scoreless on their homecoming night. The…

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North Johnston High School names this years homecoming court

                              From staff reports KENLY — North Johnston High School will crown its homecoming queen on Friday, Oct 19 during a ceremony at halftime of the varsity football game against North Pitt High School. Members of the homecoming court will include…

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North Johnston falls to Beddingfield, 35-20

                            By Tom Ham hammer@wilsontimes.com 252-265-7819 WILSON — Beddingfield desperately needed a drastic shift in momentum in its 2-A Eastern Plains Conference varsity football opener Friday night. North Johnston, also kicking off conference play, obliged. The Panthers, who had stunned Beddingfield by…

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North Johnston stops Beddingfield in 4 sets

From staff reports KENLY — The Beddingfield High varsity volleyball team’s struggles continued as the Lady Bruins dropped their fifth match in the last six outings with a 25-13, 25-16, 25-17 loss at North Johnston on Thursday. Aaniyah Sherrod tallied five kills and three aces for the Lady Bruins, who dropped to the .500 mark…

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