The Wilkes Central Eagles and the North Iredell Raiders traded touchdowns in last the minute-and a-half of Friday night’s (which ultimately became Saturday morning) season opener.
The physicality of the North Wilkes Vikings proved more than a match for North Forsyth’s speed Friday night in Hays, as North defeated the visitors 35-18 in the season opener for both teams.
Big plays and turnovers cost West Wilkes on opening night as Forbush left Millers Creek with a 24-0 shutout victory over the Blackhawks. It was also Todd Rutz’s debut as West Wilkes’ new head coach.
East Surry scored four touchdowns in both the first and second quarters as part of an impressive debut performance in the season opener for both teams at David H. Diamont Stadium in Pilot Mountain Friday night.
Reflecting upon the 2019 season opener for the West Stokes and East Wilkes boys’ soccer teams, which was contested at Ebb Tharpe Field in Ronda on Wednesday evening, two old adages come to mind.
If the North Wilkes Vikings continue to improve on last season’s 5-9 mark in the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference, the play of senior star striker Alex Ruvalcaba will be a big reason why.
After winning a share of the 2018 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Championship, the West Wilkes volleyball team hopes to build off of its first-ever conference championship and ultimately repeat, but this time as the outright champion.
All four Wilkes County varsity football teams took part in the third annual Wilkes County Jamboree on Friday night as a final dress rehearsal before this week’s regular season opener.
Before the start of Wilkes Central’s first boys’ soccer practice on Aug. 1, Head Coach Jim Caudill wasn’t sure if the Eagles were going to have enough players to field a team this fall.
With one year of coaching experience under her wing and a wealth of talent from her returning players, North Wilkes Head Coach Samantha Smith is excited for the new season to begin.
The West Wilkes boys soccer team came into the 2018 season with hopes to compete for a 2A playoff berth, led by a class of seven seniors who had been with Head Coach Wesley Golds and the program for all four years.
Tommy Holleman, who hails from Ronda, took home the silver medal in the horseshoes event during the 2019 National Senior Games – Senior Olympics held on June 20 in Albuquerque, N.M.
BOONE — Appalachian State Athletics is excited to announce plans to honor Hall of Fame football coach Jerry Moore with a plaza and statue in his name outside the Kidd Brewer Stadium north end zone facility that is currently under construction.
Like football, the rest of the fall sports for the 2019-20 school year are currently underway for boys soccer, volleyball girls tennis, girls golf and cross country.
The Northwest North Carolina Fall Baseball League, a nonprofit organization, is currently looking for players ages 4-to-10 interested in playing ball this fall.
Just a few weeks after the most recent North Carolina Coaches Association East-West all-stars teams concluded, coaches were named for the 2020 games.
HIGH SCHOOLS across the state of North Carolina, including the four in Wilkes County, opened up the 2019 football season on Thursday. See today's print edition for a full list of varsity football schedules.
BOONE — Excited exchanges of hugs and high-fives marked the 11 a.m. arrival of players to the Appalachian State football team’s meeting room Thursday morning.
Wilkes County’s coach pitch all-star teams turned in one of their best collective efforts in the North Carolina Tar Heel League state tournament play last weekend.
Wilkes County’s junior league all-star team saw its run in the North Carolina Tar Heel League state tournament end earlier than it wanted to last weekend in Smithfield.
Three Wilkes County all-star baseball teams competed in the North Carolina Tar Heel League state tournament this weekend in Smithfield with dreams of capturing a state championship.
The Wilkes County 10-and-under softball team had only had one opponent in its way in its drive for a state title in the North Carolina Tar Heel League state softball championship held this past weekend in Currituck.
The Wilkes County 12-and-under softball all-stars made quite a splash last summer in its first year as members of Tar Heel League when it won the North Carolina THL championship.
Wilkes County's American Legion softball team was scheduled to host Alexander Post 170 on Wednesday night but won both games by forfeit due to Alexander not having enough to play.
Out of the dozen players named to the second team, North Wilkes and West Wilkes had four selections each while East Wilkes and Wilkes Central had two players apiece.