David Thompson, CITIZEN-TIMES.com

David Thompson

CITIZEN-TIMES.com

Asheville, NC, United States

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Recent:
  • CITIZEN-TIMES.com
Past:
  • independentmail
  • The Greenville News
  • Rochester D and C
  • Beaumont Enterprise

Recent articles by David:

Reynolds' Lori Ledford returns to coaching after successful cancer fight

Lori Ledford had to consider her health last time she was the head volleyball coach at Reynolds High School. → Read More

Swain County siblings persevere after simultaneously battling brain cancer, heart surgery

Swain County siblings Isaiah Collins and Taylor Collins simultaneously battled brain cancer and open-heart surgery. → Read More

Asheville Municipal Golf Course to reopen again with coronavirus-related restrictions

Less than a week after Asheville Municipal Golf Course closed, it will reopen on April 21. → Read More

Virtual Senior Night 2020: Celebrating spring sport athletes

To honor the accomplishments of athletes across WNC, the Citizen Times presents a virtual senior night. → Read More

Asheville Tourists: 'We will be back'

Tourists president Brian DeWine is confident that baseball will return to Asheville, even if it's not this season. → Read More

Ingles Athlete of the Week: Noah Sitton

Look for a new Ingles Athlete of the Week each week during the high school sports seasons. → Read More

WNC high school basketball: Fourth round scoreboard

WNC Fourth Round Playoff Schedule 1A West Girls No. 4 East Surry (20-5) 45 at No. 1 Murphy (28-0) 65 - Final No. 3 Mitchell (22-5) vs. No. 2 Alleghany (26-3) - PPD to 6 p.m. (March 4) 2A West No. 5 Mountain Heritage (26-1) 42 at No. 1 Forest Hills (28-0) 56 - Final 3A West Girls No. 5 Enka (24-4) 49 at No. 1 Freedom (28-0) 75 - Final David Thompson is an award-winning reporter for the Citizen… → Read More

WNC's Terry Van Duyn weighs runoff in Democratic lieutenant governor race

Van Duyn, WNC's only candidate for lieutenant governor, said she plans to "decide tomorrow" if she'll request a runoff → Read More

Enka readies for fourth round battle against No. 1 Freedom

A loss in the WMAC tournament semifinal pushed Enka to new heights in the NCHSAA state playoffs. → Read More

WNC high school sports: Weekend recap

The last few days in high school sports have been filed with non-stop action from wrestling and basketball state championships to basketball tournament action and playoff seeding. It's hard to keep up! If you've missed anything, below is a recap of stories and pictures of all the great action around WNC during the weekend: WNC dominates as state wrestling Conference basketball tournaments,… → Read More

WNC high school basketball: Conference tournament schedules

Here are the conference tournament schedules as we head full steam towards the NCHSAA postseason → Read More

WNC wrestlers advance to state round

Enka, Avery County win regional as a team. → Read More

WMAC Tournament: Erwin advances to final behind upset win over Enka

Erwin advances to WMAC title game with win over Enka → Read More

Madison hires new head football coach

Madison High School has named its new head football coach. → Read More

Reynolds star Cooper Ingle signs with Clemson baseball, MLB draft still looms

Reynolds senior catcher Cooper Ingle signed with Clemson on Feb. 3. He's still eligible to be drafted in June. → Read More

Reynolds star Cooper Ingle signs with Clemson baseball, MLB draft still looms

Reynolds senior catcher Cooper Ingle signed with Clemson on Feb. 3. He's still eligible to be drafted in June. → Read More

Reynolds' Jhari Patterson commits to Division I program

The top recruited senior wide receiver in WNC committed to play college football on Feb. 3. → Read More

WNC athletes, coaches pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

WNC athletes and coaches honor the memory and legacy of NBA legend Kobe Bryant. → Read More

Asheville High names new head football coach

Asheville High has named its next head football coach. → Read More

West Henderson basketball coach resigns due to 'stress and pressure'

Bryson was recently suspended for two games for "conduct unbecoming of the West Henderson athletic program." → Read More