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I came home from a trip to Des Moines, Iowa to find my oldest son shredding nylon rope. Using a pick, he would insert it between the threads and comb out the fine fibers, making what looked like the … more
Wilson Country Club’s youngest men’s golf champion since 2003 surfaced at the conclusion of the annual men’s and women’s golf championships Sunday. Jake Herring, age 16 and … more
The Wilson County Junior Golf Association will be holding a fundraiser at Pup’s Steakhouse on Wednesday. Proceeds raised from the dinner will go toward funding for the 41st Annual Larry Pittman … more
Exchange student Napat (Plern) Rattanaprakarn left a lasting final impression before leaving Wilson County and returning to Thailand this month. At the outset of June, Rattanaprakarn, sensational … more
Sixty-two years after being a part of the second — and last — unbeaten men’s basketball team at North Carolina, Lennie Rosenbluth will readily tell anyone who cares to … more
Only nine are needed. And with one player above that number available, the host Wilson Post 13 American Legion baseball team pulled off an Area I East Division stunner at Fleming Stadium before a … more
Wilson City Little League  RESULTS  Games from April 22-26 Single-A League Ages 5-6   Team R H Stone Creek 15 25 Wilson County Shrine 14 27   LEADING … more
If there are certain laws or tenets to Little League Baseball, then the creed that no lead is safe should occupy a prominent spot at the top of the list. The Wilson City Little League All-Stars … more
ATLANTA — A strong performance in the opening Drive segment boosted Wilson’s Drew O’Neal to a fourth-place showing among 12 qualifiers in Sunday’s Atlanta regional of national … more
Youth futsal  Results Games from Feb. 9 Coed Ages 5-6 Monkeys 7 – Zebras 6 Monkeys- Kensie Rountree 2, Charlie Spiron 2, Braydon Wells 1, Emerson Hatch 2; Zebras- Ryker … more
Monday, June 10American Legion BaseballAhoskie Post 102 at Wilson Post 13, 7 p.m.Tuesday, June 11American Legion BaseballWilson Post 13 at Kinston Post 43 (Kinston High), 7 p.m. more
Some people just have “it.”  You meet them for the first time and they are easy to like. For whatever reasons, their demeanor lets you trust them immediately. They just carry … more
The deadline for entries for the 41st annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Tournament is Wednesday, July 17, at 5 p.m. Entry blanks are available at and may be turned into … more
With a 3-0 record in pool play, the Wilson Youth Soccer Association’s ’06 Explosion 14U Girls Gold was the sole local team to procure a first-place finish at the 10th installment of the … more
The 31st edition of the North Carolina Wiffle Ball Tournament will return to Smithfield’s Community Park on July 13-14.  The entry fee for the slow-pitch event, which features four-man … more
Sad. So, so sad. The description is hardly flattering in regards to the Wilson American Legion baseball season ending abruptly last Wednesday. Post 13, with a roster that had dwindled from 19 … more
SMITHFIELD — Returning to the game he loves in the 2019 North Carolina Wiffle Ball Tournament has been a blessing for Jordan Adams. “Every day I’m blessed,” Adams said. … more
Don’t let the hollow yellow bat and plastic ball fool you — the competition that takes place every July at Smithfield Community Park is serious.  With fields measuring only 140 … more
Wilson City Little League can clinch its seventh North Carolina Little League Baseball championship with one more victory in the Ages 11-12 state tournament. In order to do that, Wilson must do what … more
ROSWELL, Ga. — The Wilson Youth Soccer Association ‘06 Explosion 13U Girls team finished its first season in the U.S. Youth Soccer’s National League Piedmont Conference with a pair … more
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