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MORGANTON — The stay of the Wilson City Little League Ages 11-12 All-Stars in the North Carolina state tournament proved to be a short one as Wilson was eliminated 9-8 by Coul-Oak of the Charlotte area on Sunday afternoon. Wilson, the … more
FARGO, N.D. — Kendrick Watson, a 2017 graduate of Southern Nash High, reached the 285-pound semifinals of the U.S. Marine Corps USA Wrestling Junior Greco Nationals last week. Watson, one of four members of the Backyard Wrestling Club of … more
Two competitors in the 39th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship that began Monday at Happy Valley Country Club had days to remember. In pursuit of his fifth Wilson County Junior Golf age-group championship, Ethan … more
MORGANTON — The Wilson City Little League Ages 11-12 All-Stars twice answered flurries from Greenville North State on Friday afternoon, but seven unanswered runs in the fourth and fifth innings spelled trouble as Wilson was sent to the … more
Since 1979, the Wilson County Junior Golf Championship has brought young golfers together to play three consecutive days on three of the county’s four courses. The 39th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship … more
Did you know it is deer season? Well, not deer hunting season of course, but it is time to start getting ready for the hunting spots if you haven’t already. Searching for active trails, natural food plots, good stand locations and taking … more
Adult basketball Summer League Results Wilson Rams – 57 Warriors – 50 Highlights: Wilson Rams – M. Creech 13 points, C. Collins 10 points; Warriors – Jerry Ganaway 16 points, Jamenson Lucas 13 … more
Jack’s back! When golf tournament time arrives at Happy Valley Country Club, member Jack Wagamon frequently surfaces as one of the event’s top performers. The 75-year-old Wagamon continued the trend last weekend in Happy … more
SMITHFIELD — If the option existed under the North Carolina High School Athletic Association banner, former North Johnston High shortstop Craig Hardin wouldn’t think twice about it. The aluminum bat that he swung during his playing … more
Wilson Co. Jr. Golf tournament set for July 24-26 The 39th annual Larry Pittman Memorial Wilson County Junior Golf Championship will be held Monday-Wednesday, July 24-26. All Wilson County residents who have not reached their 19th birthday by … more
Ray Wells, the pastor at Marsh Swamp Church, pledged his support when Rick Watson, the founder and director of the long-established Cragmont Golf Tournament, informed him that the superball event that benefits the Baptist-sponsored Cragmont Assembly … more
The beginning was meek, arguably humble. An individual with an idea to aid a debt-ridden cause gathered with golfers who had formed seven teams to compete in a benefit superball golf tournament. Two of those teams included just three of the … more
FOREST CITY — Throughout the course of Wilson City Little League’s run in the 2017 Ages 9-10 postseason, Wilson has made a habit of overcoming deficits — including erasing a six-run margin Wednesday night against East Surry. But … more
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water. That is not just the catchphrase for a former fishy thriller meant to incite fear, but it is also on the minds of those along the coast. Whether it is from adverse weather such as … more
FOREST CITY — For a team that has been on the brink of elimination from nearly the beginning of the North Carolina Little League Ages 9-10 state tournament, the Wilson City Little League All-Stars weren’t going to sweat a six-run deficit … more
Ages 7-8 State Tournament At Gillette Baseball Complex POOL A Saturday Kernersville 11, North Asheville 7 Kernersville 12, Rocky Mount 9 Rocky Mount 14, Bull City 9 Bull City 11, North Asheville 1 Sunday Rocky Mount 16, … more
Wilson junior golf phenom Jake Herring celebrated his first PGA championship Tuesday, capturing the 21st N.C. Junior Boys 13 and Under Championship over the par 35-35——70, 5,738-yard Asheboro City Golf Course layout. After deadlocking … more
SMITHFIELD — The In It To Win It team from Johnston County is seeking challengers in defending its championship in the 27th annual North Carolina Wiffle Ball Tournament. The venue will again be the Smithfield Community Park for the … more
After pitcher Noah Joyner saw a hanging curve ball leave the confines of Southern Bank Stadium in the fifth inning Wednesday night, he didn’t waste time by hanging his head. Instead, the right-hander returned to the plate and promptly … more
Adult basketball Summer League Results From June 29-July 11 Wilson Dawgs – 43 Wilson Outsiders – 42 Highlights: Wilson Dawgs – Myquan Gooden 20 points, Michael Ellis 15 points; Wilson Outsiders – James … more
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