WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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ARLINGTON, Texas — Mary Katherine Walston Martin, a 2004 graduate of Fike High and a two-time North Carolina High School Athletic Association doubles champion, was part of a Raleigh-based team … more
The quality of golfers at Willow Springs Country Club improved significantly with the early-August closing of Happy Valley Country Club. One of the golfers shifting from Happy Valley, Zim Hagan, … more
Youth soccer RESULTS Games from Oct. 1-6 Boys  Ages 5-6 Lions 8, Eagles 9: Scorers:  Lions- Jack Price 1, Joel Rodriguez 1, Mohamed Rehan 4, Bentley Medlin 2; Eagles- Gavin … 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
What began as a superball golf tournament to benefit special needs children 14 years ago has become a community institution that has impacted many lives. Mulligans Fore Kids held its 15th annual … more
Drama-laced finishes reigned in the annual Wilson Country Club Championship golf tournament on a summer-like weekend. A playoff decided a six-player scramble for the Men’s Open title and … more
After near misses the previous two years, Susan Baker reigns as the Women’s Open champion at Willow Springs Country Club. Baker captured her first title Sept. 30 with rounds of … more
Youth Soccer  RESULTS Matches from Sept. 24-28 Girls Ages 5-6 Otters 1, Dinosaurs 4: Scorers: Otters- Elizabeth Lyndon 1; Dinosaurs- Makinley Byrd 3, Sienna Lineberger 1 Ducks … more
Youth soccer Results Matches from Sept. 22 Boys Ages 5-6 Sharks 9, Wolves 2: Scorers: Sharks- Jy’Avon Johnson 2, Wood Berry 3, Christian Cruz 2, and Bun Darden 2; Wolves- Alan … more
Hurricane Florence was expected to bring rain, wind, and even heavy-duty cleanup after she left. It is what hurricanes do.  What we didn’t expect was for Hurricane Florence to bring … more
Delighted to receive an invitation to participate, Jimmie Thorne didn’t expect to win the golf tournament. But he did. And by virtue of winning the Global Enterprise Connect (GEC) Open at … more
Registration for all Wilson County Youth Athletic Association  fall sports — soccer, volleyball, baseball and softball — will end Monday. Participants may register either online … more
Eighteen years ago, my buddy Vince Nelson from Greenville started jogging on a regular basis. His future wife, Elizabeth, competed in marathons and Iron Woman events, so it was a natural thing for … 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
Ample fish to catch and throw back along with a healthy supply of Pelican’s SnoBalls enabled some 60 youngsters to endure intense morning heat at the sixth annual Kids Day on the Pond outing at … more
Being an outdoorsman (or person as we are persuaded to say now) is often based on simple survival skills. Hunting? It is what was needed for food and defense. Fishing? Yet again, it was what was … more
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Parker Moody added to his championship largesse with a pair of gold-medal performances at the 2018 U.S. Open Breaking Championships, contested in July at the Coronado … more
Adult softball RESULTS Games from Aug. 28-Sept. 10 Coed League   Pro-Star Services, Inc. – 25 Bridgestone Firestone – 5   Dudley H&A - … more
A second-place finish in the putting competition keyed the performance of 13-year-old Drew O’Neal of Wilson in the Drive Chip & Putt regional qualifying competition at famed Congressional … more
The turnout of some 80 golfers might have been viewed as somewhat disappointing, but the excitement level ranked with the most dramatic finishes in the 40-year history of the H.W. Weatherford … more
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