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The Wilson Gladiators, affiliated with Champions in Motion, turned in a third-place Division 4 finish at Sunday’s National Youth Activities Association cheerleading championships in Orlando, Fla. … more
With Claud Allegood’s family moving to his native Wilson, his three sons were introduced to the Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship last summer. Excitement for the … more
ROCKY MOUNT — A three-plus month absence from the baseball in a competitive capacity for members of Wilson Team Elite showed on occasion during Monday’s independent summer league opener … more
Sarah Bunn, a recent Hunt High graduate, is returning for her final hurrah in the 2019 Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship, scheduled for Monday through Wednesday at the … more
Penny Carroll and guest Patch Wilkinson and Sue McGuire and guest Barbara Biddle captured top honors in last weekend’s Ladies Member-Guest golf tournament at Willow Springs Country … more
Sudden-death playoffs were necessary to crown Brock Godwin the men’s golf champion and for Susan Baker to repeat as the women’s champion in the annual Willow Springs Country Club … more
In an era of analytics and permutations that manifest themselves in shifts and micromanagement at almost any level of baseball, the Wilson City Little League Ages 11-12 All-Stars are a … more
GREENVILLE — The Wilson City Little League Ages 9-10 All-Stars will not walk away from the 2019 Tournament of State Champions empty handed. Playing in its final game of pool play without a … more
Nate O’Neal’s 2019 golf revenge mission — directed at his twin brother, Drew — encountered a slight snag in Monday’s opening round of the 41st annual Larry Pittman … more
A heavenly breeze stirred. The sun, on occasion, nestled behind a cloud. Wet towels and a bountiful supply of bottled water helped. Temperatures climbed into the 90s, but the 45 participants in … more
Not long ago I was in Des Moines, Iowa for a commercial photoshoot. Driving to the location, I noticed a little park and knew immediately I wanted to stop there once the shoot was over for the … more
In past Wilson Cup interclub men’s golf tournaments, players upon the verge of a horrendous number could concede the hole to their opponent, pick up their golf ball and head to the next … more
If you build it, they will come. While a cornfield in Iowa isn’t the motivation for representatives from seven different areas to cobble together a plan for summer baseball, the ongoing … more
As former college athletes turned professional trainers, Jeremy Jeffers and Darian Cahill realized there was a need for a sports app that could not only bring athletes and trainers together, but … more
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
After the American Legion Baseball national program announced Tuesday, April 7, that it was canceling the 2020 regional and national tournaments, it took North Carolina less than a week to shut down … 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 adage “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” has rewarded Brady Pinner, in his fifth year as the golf professional/manager at Wedgewood Public Golf Course, with a … more
Do something. Say something. Stand for something. That’s the message this week as America once again is forced to confront its most uncomfortable issue — racism. I’m not … more
Sometimes life gets in the way of our passions. Since this is an outdoors column, we are going to place outdoors activities such as hunting, fishing, camping and hiking amongst others as our passion. … more
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