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THOMASVILLE — Beep, beep, beep! No, that isn’t the sound of a dump truck. It’s the Wilson Tobs backing into a spot in the Coastal Plain League’s Petitt Cup Playoffs. With rain washing … more
Can the Wilson Tobs, with or without more help from Mother Nature, lose their way into the 2018 Petitt Cup playoffs?The dubious situation became more concerted Thursday evening in Fleming … more
WILMINGTON — Playing an official game for the first time in four days, the Wilson Tobs stumbled to a 6-1 loss at the hands of the Wilmington Sharks at Buck Hardee Field on Wednesday … more
J.T. Stone’s home run in the top of the fifth inning Monday won’t be recorded in the annals of Coastal Plain League statistics. However, his leadoff solo shot to center field turned what was … more
Raindrops are falling on the head of the Coastal Plain League’s North Division, and the Wilson Tobs couldn’t be happier about it. With the Tobs (22-21, 12-7 second half) leading the Peninsula … more
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — A second-straight one-sided loss to the Martinsville Mustangs —a 13-3 setback Saturday evening at Hooker Field — left the Wilson Tobs still in charge of their own destiny … more
A Coastal Plain League summer collegiate baseball playoff berth is there for the taking for the Wilson Tobs. In fact, Wilson owns the edge against Martinsville and Edenton in the scramble for the … more
The Wilson Tobs were idle Wednesday but, with the Peninsula Pilots' home game against the Edenton Steamers rained out, the Tobs neither gained nor lost any ground in the standings. The Tobs, 12-5 … more
From superb to shock — in the span of one inning. After a near-flawless performance in the form of a 5-0 lead through eight innings, the Wilson Tobs were unable to stop Edenton’s ninth-inning … more
Craig DeMattia took a quick second to compose himself after catching the ceremonial first pitches before the Wilson Tobs’ home game Tuesday evening at Fleming Stadium. The 45-year-old Wilson … more
After a two-year stint at the helm of the cross-country and track programs at Barton College, David Nicholson resigned as head coach of both programs Tuesday. Nicholson was responsible for leading … more
HAMPTON, Va. — The Wilson Tobs owned a 5-2 lead in the seventh inning against the host Peninsula Pilots when Monday night’s game was halted because of rain, and since the Tobs owned a one-run … more
Spectacular defensive plays from Wilson Tobs left fielder Nick Smith and shortstop Drew Brooks in the first inning limited the Peninsula Pilots to one run. But a sensational response with the … more
HOLLY SPRINGS — Wilson Tobs right fielder Carson Freeman gunned down Peyton Isaacson at the plate for the final out of Friday’s Coastal Plain League game, allowing the Tobs to escape with a 4-3 … more
The Coastal Plain League summer collegiate baseball’s International Tiebreaker rule, implemented at the start of the current season, victimized the Wilson Tobs again Thursday night in Fleming … more
The Wilson Tobs had Wednesday night off from the Coastal Plain League schedule but the Peninsula Pilots were hard at work, winning 7-4 over the Edenton Steamers. The win allowed Peninsula to move … more
Spectators in Fleming Stadium were being treated to dandy pitching duel between Wilson Tobs right-hander Chris Kernen and Peninsula left-hander Paul Hall Jr. before Mother Nature intervened. Then … more
HAMPTON, Va. — In the first of two successive games between the top two North Division teams, the front-running Wilson Tobs posted a 5-3 Coastal Plain League summer collegiate baseball win on the … more
Christmas in July, eh! In temperatures of approximately 90 degrees, with Wilson Tobs players wearing their holiday jerseys, the bases painted red and green, general manager Mike Bell running … more
EDENTON — The Wilson Tobs yielded eight runs in the first inning and, throughout, Tobs pitchers struggled to retire former Hunt High standout Bryson Worrell in a 10-6 Coastal Plain League summer … more
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