Five wrestlers from the Wilkes high schools—including 2A Midwest Region champion Tyler Holland of Wilkes Central—qualified for state tournaments by finishing fourth or better at three regional tournaments held Tuesday.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Results from Tuesday night’s 2A state playoff opener between West Wilkes and Fred T. Foard will be published at journalpatriot.com and in the June 23 edition of the Wilkes Journal-Patriot.
The East Wilkes tennis team made short work of Wilkes Central in Ronda on Thursday to complete an undefeated season in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference.
The undefeated West Wilkes baseball team will host Fred T. Foard in the first round of the 2A state baseball playoffs Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Millers Creek.
East Wilkes’ Aaron Simmons was named the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference’s coach of the year on Thursday after guiding the Cardinals to their third-straight league title.
The West Wilkes wrestling team moved closer to a fourth-straight Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference championship with a 53-18 dismantling of Alleghany in Millers Creek on Friday.
The East Wilkes tennis team faced some familiar foes Monday in the 1A finals of the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference tournament at Elkin High School.
Wilkes Central junior Zoe Susi and West Wilkes freshman Lily Proffit were on Monday named soccer and softball players of the year, respectively, in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference.
West Wilkes’ Garrett Patrick recently signed a letter of intent to play football at Catawba College in Salisbury. He is pictured here with his parents, brothers, grandparents and football coaches.
Six athletes—including five from team champion West Wilkes High School—emerged as the top track and field performers last week in the annual Wilkes County Olympics.
The Lake Norman Charter soccer team scored twice in the second half to edge Wilkes Central, 3-1, in the second round of the 2A state playoffs Wednesday on Kulynych Field at Lowe’s Park at River’s Edge in Wilkesboro.
The Wilkes Central soccer team controlled every aspect of its 2A state playoffs opener on Monday, rolling to a 9-0 win over Pisgah on Kulynych Field at Lowe’s Park at River’s Edge in Wilkesboro.