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While American Legion Baseball announced the cancellation Tuesday of its 2020 regional championships and World Series due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wilson Post 13 and the rest of the teams in North … more
While Wilson has a long and storied baseball history all the way back to the 19th century, the town has had its share of colorful, passionate fans over the years. Dating back to when the Wilson Tobs … more
Already a Wilson County Junior Golf Championship age-group winner, Wilson’s Bree Council added to her golf resume with a hole-in-one in a round at Willow Springs Country Club on … more
COVID-19 can cause sore throats, hacking dry coughs, and headaches as some of its symptoms. It can cause anxiety, anger, loneliness, concern, and a bit of stir-craziness, especially if kids are stuck … more
Wilson’s Tommy Vick, a golfer for some 40 years, continues to rack up outstanding achievements at Willow Springs Country Club. During Thursday’s round, Vick, approaching his 75th … more
With an emphasis upon attracting the best high school and college baseball talent in the county, Matt Ballance, a Wilson County native, is stepping into the role of head coach for the Wilson American … more
On one of our recent daily walks that have become part of our routine during this time of coronavirus, my wife, Tabitha, and I cut behind Recreation Park Community Center from Lynch Circle. Walking … more
Years ago, my dad and I would go to Pinehurst to play in the Carolinas Father/Son Golf Tournament. We did it every year from the time I was 14 until I was in my mid- to late-20s.It was our time … more
The beginning of the end. Maybe Wilson County’s junior golfers can defy the blunt forecast. Only they can. After 41 eventful years, suspicions are surfacing the Larry Pittman … more
I got home around 3 a.m. The day was long. I sat patiently for 12 hours making sure to capture the images I needed and properly catalog them with captions and keywords. I was told at 9:30 a.m. I … more
Thus far, Wilson County’s three golf courses have experienced a minimum effect from the coronavirus threat and its resulting restrictions and shutdowns. Through Tuesday, golfing activities … more
Patch Wilkinson paced the 40-player field from nine eastern North Carolina golf courses and four Wedgewood players were among the winners in the recent Eastern Ladies League outing at Wedgewood … more
After four-plus decades, a defining signature of the Wilson County Junior Golf Association/Larry Pittman Memorial Championship is being shelved. Embracing the uniqueness of a golf event attracting … more
The Wilson Youth Soccer Association ‘09 Explosion boys kicked off the 2020 North Carolina Classic Spring League with a pair of recent victories, defeating Youngsville Area Kids Soccer 3-1 on … more
Can you remember the first time you went hunting or fishing? Who took you that first time? I grew up beside a pond. When I say beside, it was literally within 100 feet of the … more
Wilson City Little League is ready for its Southeast regional closeup. Starting this summer, Southern Bank Stadium will be home to the Little League Tournament of State Champions for the Ages 8-10 … more
I wrote about the crisis currently going on in the United States with declining hunting and fishing license sales, despite a growth in population over the past couple of decades. The dollars … more
Youth futsal RESULTS Matches from Feb. 8 Ages 5-6 Green 18 – Blue 0: Green- Connor Patterson 7, Shradha Das 6, Mason Burnette 3, Isabel Herrera 2 Orange 11 – Red 3: … more
Jeff Taylor recorded his first career hole-in-one Jan. 25 with the use of an 8-iron on the No. 10 layout at Wedgewood Public Golf Course. Taylor sank the shot from 154 yards away. Witnessing the … more
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