The N.C. High School Athletic Association on Sept. 8 updated its guidelines for the planned return of prep athletic practices and events in 2020-21.
Archery season for whitetail deer hunting in Wilkes County and every other county in North Carolina begins Saturday, Sept. 12. In Wilkes the season runs through Friday, Oct. 2.
W. Kerr Scott Reservoir has long been recognized for its great variety of fish, but a newly-introduced species is threatening this diversity.
COVID-19 has postponed, cancelled or altered productions of sporting events and other forms of entertainment across the globe over the last month.
EDITOR’S NOTE: As of Tuesday afternoon, the bike trails at Cub Creek Park and the Yadkin River Greenway remained open to the public. The trail system of the W. Kerr Scott Reservoir is temporarily closed.
CHAPEL HILL — Due to the threat from COVID-19 (otherwise known as the coronavirus), the North Carolina High School Athletic Association made the decision on Thursday afternoon to postpone the 2020 boy’s and girl’s basketball State championships indefinitely.
Brandon Robertson and Josh Day are tied at -11 going into the final hole of the 2018 Hillside Summer Throwdown, a PDGA B-tier tournament. They (along with three others) are playing hole 18 of the Rolling Pines Disc Golf Course in Wilkesboro on Aug. 5.
The Peace Regime Boxing Club on Wilkesboro Avenue has been open a little less than a year but two Wilkes County boxers are already benefitting from what it has to offer.
Sometimes it is the little things that make a huge difference. In soccer, a single position change can change the momentum of the match. These minor changes oftentime go unnoticed, but from a coach’s perspective they can win or lose matches.
Wilkes County native Leah Church, who plays prep basketball for Forest Trail Academy based in Kernersville, was recently named First Team All-Conference in the National Independent School Athletic Association.
The spring turkey harvest in Wilkes County increased 22 percent – from 237 birds in the spring of 2014 to 289 birds during this year’s spring season (April 4-10 for youth hunters only and April 11 to May 9 for all hunters).
With the game between the Wilkes County Post 31 Junior Legion Patriots and West Forsyth’s Green team tied at four runs apiece in the bottom of the seventh inning, catcher Skylar Brooks stepped to the plate for the Patriots.
The James F. Caudill Traumatic Brain Injury Foundation, or The C Foundation, hosted the third annual West Wilkes-Wilkes Central Alumni Soccer Game Saturday night at West Wilkes, but the third installment was a little bit different than the previous two.
American Legion TryoutsWilkes County Post 31 American Legion baseball will be holding sign-ups for its 2015 team at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 17 at the Wilkes Central High School baseball field.Players born in 1998 or later are eligible.If you have any questions, contact Bob Beeson at (336) 984-…
A drop in the number of deer bagged in Wilkes County and statewide in 2014-15 resulted largely from a bumper acorn crop, said an N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission official who until recently was in charge of deer and wild turkey research and surveys for the agency.
The action was fast and furious when the Wilkes County Flames hosted the Queen City Bulls during the second weekend of the Universal Basketball Association on Saturday afternoon, and in the end overtime was needed to decide a winner.