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Aaron Hicks is dead set on reaching the USA Track and Field Hershey Junior Olympics Championships again and this time he could be accompanied by his cousin Shimar Williams. Both youngsters … more
Sometime early last semester, my oldest son, Hunter, called late one afternoon from college to talk. He is a junior. It doesn’t happen as often as it did his freshman and sophomore years, which … more
The Wilson City Little League Ages 8-10 All-Stars winning pitcher Landon High had only a few words to describe how he was feeling after coming all the way back from a two-run deficit late in the game … more
Friday, July 5 American Legion Baseball Area I East Division playoffs, first round — Game 1: Post 13 at Farmville Post 151 (Farmville Central High), 7 p.m.   Saturday, July … more
The first error in the last four games triggered the downhill trend the last three innings for the Wilson American Legion baseball team that dropped a 10-3 decision to Area One East Division-leading … more
As we celebrate Independence Day weekend, it may be a good time to discuss a few ways in which our country survived due to the outdoorsmanship of our founding fathers and early settlers. Without this … more
If there is boxing at the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Leroy Gray, against all odds, intends to give willing area fighters a road map to qualify. That much was evident just over a year ago … more
The distressing word is that the Wilson team embarks upon the 2019 American Legion Area I East Division baseball playoffs with a roster of 10 players — one above the necessary number to … more
Saturday, June 22American Legion BaseballEdenton Post 40 at Wilson Post 13 (DH), 1 p.m. Sunday, June 23No events scheduled. more
Youth soccer RESULTS Games from April 6 Girls Ages 5-6 Fire 8, Flamingos 6: Scorers: Fire- Emma Bass 1, Lorelai Callaway 4, Skylar Solomon 2, Gabby McBride 1, Flamingos- Corinne … more
The Wilson Youth Soccer Association ‘03 Explosion racked up its fifth shutout of the spring season with a 3-0 defeat of Neuse River Futbol Alliance on Sunday at Gillette Soccer Complex. The … more
Adult basketball Summer League RESULTS Games from June 11-13   Division I   Seal Team 6 – 60 Juice Gang Elite –  51 Highlights: JGE – … more
Youth baseball teams involved with the Chris Combs Youth Invitational pose for a photo with Combs, center, during tournament action April 27-28 at Southern Bank Stadium. Combs, a former pitcher with … more
A pair of five-run outbursts in the third and fourth innings propelled Jersey Mike’s to its first Wilson City Little League Minor League championship with a 13-5 victory over Vets Pets in … more
Utilizing a Texas Scramble format, the Wedgewood Ladies Golf Association held its Member-Guest tournament Wednesday at Wedgewood Public Golf Course. Awards were handed out in low gross, first low … more
There have been lots of stories about animal encounters recently. In one that gained national coverage, Travis Kauffman went mano a mano, or actually mano a pata (hand to paw) against an attacking … more
Through three innings, Friday night’s North Carolina Little League District 6 Ages 8-10 opener had all the makings of a pitchers duel. But while Wilson continued to hold up its end on the … more
A chance opportunity to play ‘a couple of games’ for the team that beat their Wilson Youth Soccer Association team turned into the ultimate reward for Eynde Frazier and Allexis … more
Youth futsal Results Matches from Feb. 16 Coed Ages 5-6 Zebras 11– Tigers 2 Zebras- Marvin Alvarez 4, Graylee Propst 4, Ryker Evans 3; Tigers- Kyle Lalata 1, Taryn Vitale … more
I have conveyed in this column many times in the past, the importance of wildlife biologists to proper hunting seasons, locations and quotas. Many factors are taken into account, such as the number … more
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