WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Barton College men’s basketball legend and current Harlem Globetrotter Anthony Atkinson will hold his “Not Good But Great” back-to-school basketball camps on Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The camp, designed for ages 4-17, … more
John Worrell’s eyes lit up as he settled into an easy chair in the den of his Wilson home Friday morning. “Those were some good times,” the 81-year-old Worrell said as he recalled the days he and his fellow Micro Midget racers … more
I have been doing a lot of scouting for deer lately. The scouting has been pretty successful so far. The biggest trick is the second part of the scouting expeditions. Social media has been abuzz on the timelines with pics of deer in … more
When discussing the tennis history of Wilson County, no conversation can proceed for long without noting the contributions of Beal Brent Plyler Jr. Whether it was having a hand in founding the Eastern Carolina Tennis Association —a … more
DURHAM — The Wilson Track Club, a Wilson Parks and Recreation Department track and field program, produced a pair of medal performances at the Russell E. Blunt East Coast Invitational meet July 21-23 at Durham County Memorial … more
For most 14-year-olds, living a normal, healthy life comes easy. Ryan Richardson is determined to make it look easy, but that’s far from the truth for the youngster who is awaiting a liver transplant as he contends with glycogen storage … more
The Children’s Organ Transplant Association is helping Ryan Richardson and his family raise funds for his impending liver transplant. Associated costs of the transplant that will not be covered by insurance are estimated to be … more
Few, if any, sporting events in Wilson have lasted for nearly four decades, but the Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship keeps chugging along. The tournament, which began in 1979, just observed its 39th edition and, like … more
Several years ago, I put together a trip for the family to head to New York. My mother had always wanted to visit Niagara Falls and I decided to figure a way to make it happen. My wife and I took one day off of work, a Friday, and we grabbed my … more
Sarah Bunn’s harsh critique of her play in the final round of the 39th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship didn’t match the smile on her face Wednesday as she sat under the picnic shed at Wedgewood Public … more
Tuesday’s third-round and final results from Wedgewood Public Golf Course (par 36-36—72) in the 39th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship. BOYS Ages 17-18 Bryson Boyette 70-70-75—215 Jake … more
Adult basketball Scores Games from July 19-25 Lake City – 59 Warriors – 53 Highlights: Warriors – J. Farmer 21 points, J. Ganaway 16 points; Lake City – Kaden 28 points, Christian 12 points. Farmington … more
The promised shootout in the Boys Ages 17-18 division finally materialized in the last round of the 39th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship on Wednesday at Wedgewood Public Golf Course. But not in the manner that … more
While Hunt High teammates Sarah Bunn and Kellie Boykin have established themselves as the top threats to capture not only the Girls Ages 15-18 title but also the overall championship in the 39th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior … more
Tuesday’s second-round results from Willow Springs Country Club (par 36-35—71) in the 39th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship. BOYS Ages 17-18 Bryson Boyette 70-70—140 Jake Herring … more
A handful of front-runners in the boys division responded with decisive performances in attaching the exclamation point to age-group championships during Tuesday’s second of three rounds in the 39th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County … more
The unlikely collection of a college freshman, a high school state champion and a Carolinas Golf Association 13-year-old champion in the same flight produced the potential for a birdie-prominent shootout in the Boys Ages 17-18 division in … more
Monday’s first-round results from Happy Valley Country Club (par 36-36—72) in the 39th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship. BOYS Ages 17-18 Bryson Boyette 36-34—70 Jake Herring … more
Whether it’s for the sake of competition or the chance to get one final swim among friends before school begins, the Fun Meet put on by the Wilson Barracudas Swim Team is back again. On Wednesday, August 9, Wilson youngsters ranging from … more
SNOW HILL — The Lake Wilson Tennis Club Otters capped off an undefeated season in the United States Tennis Association 12U Downeast Summer League by winning the tournament championship Thursday at Greene Central High. After an unbeaten 6-0 … more
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