Wilkes Central seniors Sarah Lowe and Zoe Susi made the 2022 2A all-state soccer roster that was announced last week by the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association.
In the 2A West soccer finals, Wheatmore got four goals from prolific sophomore Ellie Garrison in a 4-3 overtime win over Wilkes Central, May 31 in Moravian Falls.
Wilkes Central senior Abigail Tully, seated center, signs a letter of intent Friday to run track and field at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Seated with her, from left, are Anna, Laura and Timothy Tully. Standing are, from left, Amp Smith; Josiah, Elizabeth and Joshua Tully; and Dustin…
The Wilkes Central girls raced to an eighth-place finish Saturday, the county’s top showing at the 2A cross country championships at the Ivey Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville.
The Wilkes Central boys finished second and the Eagle girls took third Saturday at the Midwest 2A Regional cross country meet at Fisher River Park in Dobson.
Wilkes Central head football coach Ron Turner was one of eight coaches honored Wednesday with a Homer Thompson Memorial “Eight Who Make a Difference” Award by the N.C. High School Athletic Association. Turner was the Region 7 recipient of the annual award, which is presented by N.C. Farm Bureau.
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.
Wilkes Central’s JoRaye Morrison capped a record-breaking football career by being named the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference’s 2021 offensive player of the year for the second straight season on Tuesday.
Brian Hartley couldn’t fight back the tears during Friday night’s postgame interview after Wilkes Central’s 32-19 win over East Wilkes at Wes Steele Stadium in Moravian Falls.
Wilkes Central delivered when it mattered the most in its 32-19 win over East Wilkes on Friday night in Moravian Falls in the regular season finale for both teams.
The West Wilkes varsity softball team, a squad in search of a fifth-straight Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference championship, posted a 2-1 win at Wilkes Central on March 23.
The West Wilkes varsity girls advanced to the second round of the 2A state playoffs for the third straight year by turning away North Surry in Millers Creek on Tuesday, 59-34.
It was senior night Friday in Moravian Falls, but it was also the youth brigade that boosted the Wilkes Central varsity boys past North Wilkes, 69-52.
Wilkes Central High School officials have canceled the 2021 boys soccer season due to a low turnout of players, according to the school’s athletic director, Chuck Cannon.
Even missing its head coach and one of its floor leaders, the Wilkes Central varsity boys had little trouble dispatching West Wilkes in Moravian Falls on Jan. 13, 71-52.
The normally raucous Nest was nearly empty on Thursday, but the result was the same: another win for the Wilkes Central varsity boys inside the warm, friendly confines of home.
With three chinks in its armor missing, the West Wilkes varsity volleyball team got reinforcements from its bench on Thursday to stay unbeaten in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference.
Wilkes Central High School announced Monday that its next three volleyball games have been postponed for undisclosed reasons related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Sparked by a milestone assist from Karlie Anderson, the Wilkes Central varsity volleyball team swept North Wilkes on Thursday to even its record in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Athletic Conference.
This is the 13th article in a weekly series highlighting big local sports’ anniversaries, given the current down time for local sports (with plans to run it every week through the middle of November). Readers are encouraged to share any of their memories from local sports this time of year b…
Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 concerns canceling the high school sports spring seasons, the Wilkes Journal-Patriot reached out to coaches and athletic directors to have their senior spring sports athletes to fill out this form. We’ll be recognizing spring sports seniors throughout the summer.
The North Carolina Athletic Association Board of Directors approved on Aug. 11 an amended schedule for the 2020-21 school year. NCHSAA Commissioner Que Tucker made the announcement to the public the following day.