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Wilson City Little League Results Games from April 20-27 Major League Team R H E Highway 55 2 4 0 EB Sports 12 17 0 Leading Hitters- Highway 55: Jameson Overton 1-1, R, 1B, BB; Brayson Pearson 2-2, R, 2-1B; Cody Hall 1-1, … more
Glenn Bass never would have imagined that as an undersized youngster prone to concussions growing up in Wilson he would eventually become a star athlete. But Bass’ athletic prowess, which made him a standout at Charles L. Coon High, took … more
I read a statement the other day that grabbed my attention. It stated: “My most memorable turkey hunts were the ones where the turkey won.” For me, that goes without saying. You see, all of my turkey hunts were the ones where the … more
The newly renamed Kuntaw Legacy Martial Arts Academy in downtown Wilson was the site of the Kuntaw Legacy International Martial Arts organization’s inaugural Kuntaw Showdown, an exhibition tournament and advancement seminar, on April … more
EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. — Fike freshman Aaron Bancroft of the Backyard Wrestling Club emerged with the 152-pound Greco-Roman championship in the Cadet Division at the Phil Portuese Northeast Regional, held last weekend on the campus of East … more
Running the Boston Marathon is the ultimate dream for many long-distance runners around the world, but that dream became reality April 17 for a pair of Wilson residents. Greg Yarbrough, competing in his ninth marathon, finally got his chance to … more
Unless you are from the Charlotte area or are an avid mountain climber, there exists an area along the North Carolina-South Carolina border that doesn’t get the recognition that other states parks receive. However, Crowders Mountain State Park … more
Long-time Wilson golfer Sid Bruton Jr., at the age of 14, didn’t play in the first North Carolina Men’s Amateur Championship golf tournament, but he and his buddy, Bill Simons, unexpectedly found themselves in the role of … more
Golf historians and purists across the state are certainly aware the inaugural North Carolina Men’s Amateur Championship took center stage in Wilson at Wilson Country Club in 1961. Now, that most important item of history is available to … more
CHAPEL HILL — Paced by seven champions in the division, the Backyard Wrestling Club claimed supremacy in the Freestyle Division at the recently head Tar Heel Classic. BWC, a club based out of both Wilson and Rocky Mount, scored 172.5 in the … more
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