WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
School Sports

Bruins crew reaches pinnacle with state meet

They’ve worked some big meets over the past few high school track and field seasons but none has been bigger — yet — than the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2-A/4-A …
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Casey Bunting, Wilson Christian Academy

Casey Bunting helped her Wilson Christian Academy softball team continue its domination in the North Carolina Christian School Association last week, making her this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys …

Vikings stage epic rally to win TAC championship

The Elm City Middle baseball team rallied from an 11-0 deficit in the bottom of the second inning of the Tricounties Athletic Conference championship game May 10 to pull out a 15-14 victory over Red …

Beddingfield gets 3 podium finishes at 2-A championships

GREENSBORO — It was all about the quality and not the quantity for the Beddingfield High girls and boys track and field teams Saturday at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2-A …

Hunt’s Tucker, SN’s Ewers earn top Big East softball honors

A pair of sophomores experienced in their sport far beyond their years landed the top 2018 3-A Big East Conference softball awards. Bri Tucker, a sophomore from third-place Hunt High, repeated as …

State champion at last!

GREENSBORO — This time, Hunt High senior Jeremiah Ganaway wasn’t going to let his opportunity get away from him. A year after entering the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3-A …
COLLEGE SPORTS

Barton basketball camp dates announced

The Barton College men’s basketball program will hold its annual summer camps for young players (ages 7-16) in June. The camps will be led by Bulldogs veteran head coach …
Community Sports

Matthews-Carroll crowned WCC Ladies Member-Guest champion

Lisa Matthews, the reigning women’s champion, teamed with guest Penny Carroll to card low gross in the annual Ladies Member-Guest Tournament at Wilson Country Club this week. Matthews-Carroll …

McKeel-Jones duo captures WCC Member Invitational

Playing out of the second of five flights, the team of Chris McKeel-Dustin Jones captured the overall championship in the recent second Member Invitational at Wilson Country Club. McKeel-Jones …

Reason wins NCSUSBCA youth title

WINSTON-SALEM — With an aggregate score of 785, Wilson’s Blake Reason emerged with a state bowling championship at last weekend’s North Carolina State United States Bowling Congress Association …

Golden Circle Golf Champions

The Caddy Team of, from left, Mike Caddy, Brady Pinner, Jody O’Neil and Ricky Joyner fired a 17 under Par 55 in Superball competition at Wedgewood Public Golf Course to claim the championship in …

NC Baseball Museum Celebrity Golf Tournament is set for May 23

Former major league baseball players Pokey Reese and John Roper along with Carolina Hurricanes play-by-play announcer are among the first-time participants in the North Carolina Baseball Museum’s …
Pro Sports

Howell places 2nd in WLDA event in Arizona

MARICOPA, Ariz. — Fresh off his first career win at the Cherry Bomb Long Drive Championship in Traverse City, Michigan, Wilson native Paul Howell finished second in the World Long Drive …
College Notebooks
Fike @ 50

A celebration 50 years in the making

The immense respect for head coach Gilbert Ferrell and assistant coach Ted Perry had not dimmed. Both both coaches would readily tell anybody that you play with whoever shows. Thus, 50 years …
A special time revisited
The ingredients of a championship season — talent, skill, coaching, perseverance, dedication, timing and luck — can be found in … Read More
Cyclones’ precious memories
Whatever paths their lives have traversed in the last half century, members of Fike High’s football team in 1967 are forever bonded … Read More