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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
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
While the COVID-19 pandemic has served to take a bite out of a number of sports across the area calendar since March, the built-in advantages of tennis enabled it to stand up better compared to its … 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
While hugs and handshakes may not have been part of the North Carolina Baseball Museum’s 18th annual Celebrity Golf Tournament, there was an ample supply of smiles and laughter Wednesday at … 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
When a great idea is also a great cause, everybody wants to help out. After its debut was a smashing success last December, the second For the Love of the City Alumni Games basketball benefit … more
I have written this outdoors column each week since 2011. It began with two newspapers, grew to as many as 17 and is currently in seven. I never missed a week … more
The instant tradition that For the Love of the City benefit basketball games created at its debut last year was renewed with the same love this year. A packed gym at Fike High on Sunday, Dec. 22, … more
The teams of Charles Wood-Jonathan Edwards-Derrell Roughton and Eric Braddy-Jeremy Braddy-Jason Baucom landed awards as not only the champion but for catching the biggest fish in their respective … more
After coaching youth tackle football for several years, Maurice Williams Jr. and David Cobb decided to take a different route. The longtime friends, who had been volunteer coaches for the … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The much-maligned offense of Wilson Team Elite experienced its best inning of the 2020 independent summer league season against the Garner Nationals on Friday night. Until, it … more
The beginning of the end. Maybe Wilson County’s junior golfers can defy the blunt forecast. Only they can. After 41 eventful years, suspicions are surfacing the Larry Pittman … 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 Matches from Feb. 8 Ages 5-6 Green 18 – Blue 0: Green- Connor Patterson 7, Shradha Das 6, Mason Burnette 3, Isabel Herrera 2 Orange 11 – Red 3: … more
Years ago, my dad and I would go to Pinehurst to play in the Carolinas Father/Son Golf Tournament. We did it every year from the time I was 14 until I was in my mid- to late-20s.It was our time … more
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