WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
Professional sports
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At the prime age of 25, Kelvin King sees himself on a collision course with the end of his professional boxing career. In fact, the day-to-day routine of the Beddingfield High graduate is geared … more
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Carolina Mudcats held a 2-1 lead entering the bottom of the eighth inning, but a two-run homer from D.J. Wilson gave the host Myrtle Beach Pelicans the lead en route to … more
Growing up so close to Southern National Motorsports Park, the sounds and smells of the track are familiar to Joseph Pittman. It’s likely that on some nights, the last noises the Lucama native … more
Professional bowling is making a return to Wilson this weekend. Westview Lanes will be the site of the PBA50 Richie’s Automotive South Open, which begins Friday with a practice session and a … more
Olivia Murray first found an outlet for her competitiveness in dance.  Only there’s a problem with the sport of choreography and calculated movement: Dancing has never pitted the … more
WOODBRIDGE, Va. — Jakson Reetz hit two home runs and drove in five runs, as the Potomac Nationals used a seven-run third inning to defeat the Carolina Mudcats 15-2 on Thursday. It was … more
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — After a 4-1 loss to the Pelicans in Myrtle Beach, the Carolina Mudcats have now lost eight of their last 10 games in August. more
The second half of Coby White’s rookie season in the NBA tipped off Wednesday night, and already, the Greenfield School product has hit the wall. No, it isn’t the famed “rookie … more
NEW YORK  — Thirty-five years ago, the Chicago Bulls drafted a guard from the University of North Carolina. Six championships later, Michael Jordan turned … more
ZEBULON — The Carolina Mudcats used a total of four home runs, including a pair from Tristen Lutz, to pull away for a 10-3 victory over the Frederick Keys on Tuesday night at Five County … more
The fluidity between Charlotte and Greensboro continues. Dwayne Bacon was assigned to the Hornets’ NBA G League affiliate, the Swarm, on Feb. 19 and, two days later, the Hornets signed Joe … more
WILMINGTON, Del. — Despite the hot bat of Ryan Aguilar, the Carolina Mudcats came up on the short end of a pair of Advanced-A Carolina League outcomes over the weekend against the host … more
LUCAMA — Ryan Repko made the most of his Southern National Motorsports Park debut on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon by scoring wins each day of the weekend doubleheader. The 19-year-old … more
Rain arrived sooner than expected, prompting Southern National Motorsports Park to call off Saturday's on-track activity.  The race has been moved to March 1 —  a week before the CARS … more
Brandon Clements scored his first Southern National Motorsports Park Limited Late Model win since 2012 in spectacular fashion, holding off Tony Grady in a breathtaking duel in Sunday’s finale … more
Bobby McCarty edged out Lee Pulliam to score the victory in a thrilling green-white-checkered finish in Sunday evening’s Solid Rock Carriers Classic at Southern National Motorsports Park … more
ZEBULON — Playing as one of their alter egos for the second straight night, the Carolina Mudcats — or Los Pescados de Carolina per their uniforms — won their second Single-A … more
When Greenfield School graduate Coby White’s name is called at the NBA draft Thursday night, ostensibly in the first dozen picks, he will be the first player with Wilson ties to be drafted in a … more
Thousands of miles — literally and figuratively — from his family’s home on the northeast side of Goldsboro, Coby White works and waits for his big moment in Westlake Village, … more
SALEM, Va. — The Carolina Mudcats closed the book on April with their fourth straight victory, a 3-2 win in 10 innings at … more
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