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A new era in Wilson American Legion baseball is scheduled to be launched Saturday afternoon at 4 when Post 13 opens its 2017 season by visiting Cary for an Area I nondivision encounter. Bob Walson remains in the capacity of athletic officer for … more
Sometimes, we older folks look back at things we wish we could have done when we were younger. For me, I would love to have been able to scale some of the mountainsides in the U.S., and possibly the world. I enjoyed climbing, hence the nickname my … more
After seizing top honors in the Burley Flight, the team of Justin Murray-Carter Ellis prevailed in a four-team shootout of flight winners to claim overall supremacy in Wilson Country Club’s inaugural Member Invitational last weekend. With … more
Rick Warren’s book, “The Purpose-Driven Life,” is something that has been read by University of North Carolina head football coach Larry Fedora. In the book, Warren notes that people are addressing an ongoing problem, have just … more
WINSTON-SALEM — Wilson County can now claim its first hall-of-fame bowler. Jesse Louis Overman was posthumously inducted into the North Carolina State United States Bowling Congress Association Hall of Fame during the association’s … more
Wilson City Little League Results Games from May 8-12 Major League Team R H E NC Baseball Museum 14 11 1 Greenlight 2 3 1 Leading Hitters- NC Baseball: Alen Torres 3-4, HR, 3B, 2B, 3RBI, 3R; Luke Bedford 1-3, 1B, RBI, BB, 2R; … more
Something magical happens in less than 100 days. The United States will be bringing in visitors from all over the world for a special event, and while we do not have front-row seats, we are firmly planted in the second row with a chance to move … more
Wilson County’s most accomplished bowler will be inducted posthumously into the North Carolina United States Bowling Congress Association Hall of Fame on Saturday evening. This year’s induction class will include Jesse Overman, who … more
In golf, as in baseball, if you can hit the ball, you can play. That was certainly the case for Johnny Grubb over the course of his 16-year major league baseball career. Grubb, who lives in his hometown of Richmond, Virginia, made the trip to … more
Adult kickball Results Games from May 10 Bridgestone (Navy) – 3 The Fireballs – 2 Empire Kicks Back – 4 Bridgestone (Yellow) – 0 Chick-Fil-A – 6 Empire Kicks Back – 4 Bridgestone … more
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