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By his own reckoning, Wilson native Carter White had never caught a fish as big as the one he pulled in Monday. White, fishing from his boat, Whitecaps, in the 59th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament off the coast of Bogue Banks, pulled in a … more
SNOW HILL — The Lake Wilson Tennis Club Otters capped off an undefeated season in the United States Tennis Association 12U Downeast Summer League by winning the tournament championship Thursday at Greene Central High. After an unbeaten 6-0 … more
A progression of late-inning pitching changes not only drag out Major League Baseball games but irk viewers. Spectators head home early. Former major-leaguer Al Holland, a visitor to the latest … more
Tuesday, June 13 No events scheduled. Wednesday, June 14 American Legion Baseball Ahoskie Post 102 at Post 13 (Fleming), 7 p.m. American Legion Junior Baseball Post 13 at Bear Grass (Bear Grass Charter), 7 p.m. more
Monday’s first-round results from Happy Valley Country Club (par 36-36—72) in the 39th annual Larry Pittman Memorial/Wilson County Junior Golf Championship. BOYS Ages 17-18 Bryson Boyette 36-34—70 Jake Herring … more
The team of Mary Ann Sutton and guest Linda Watson posted a round of even-par 72 to pace the field in the annual Ladies Member-Guest golf tournament played earlier this week at Happy Valley Country Club. While Sutton-Watson led the First Flight … more
The start of a busy, five-game week for the Wilson American Legion baseball team proved a breeze in Fleming Stadium on a hot Monday evening. Behind the shutout pitching of left-hander Austin Holland, an 18-hit assault and near-flawless defense, … more
Adult basketball Summer League Results Wilson Rams – 57 Warriors – 50 Highlights: Wilson Rams – M. Creech 13 points, C. Collins 10 points; Warriors – Jerry Ganaway 16 points, Jamenson Lucas 13 … more
FARGO, N.D. — Kendrick Watson, a 2017 graduate of Southern Nash High, reached the 285-pound semifinals of the U.S. Marine Corps USA Wrestling Junior Greco Nationals last week. Watson, one of four members of the Backyard Wrestling Club of … more
Wednesday, May 31 American Legion Baseball Wilson Post 13 at Apex Post 124, 7 p.m. American Legion Junior Baseball Washington at Wilson Post 13 (Beddingfield), 6 p.m. Thursday, June 1 No events scheduled. more
Whether it’s for the sake of competition or the chance to get one final swim among friends before school begins, the Fun Meet put on by the Wilson Barracudas Swim Team is back again. On Wednesday, August 9, Wilson youngsters ranging from … more
Lynn Webb, the founder along with Mickey Grizzard, is not immediately inclined to pinpoint the amount of proceeds from the yearly Mulligans Fore Kids bash. However, Webb emphasizes the proceeds, … 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
Greg Winborne remembers a time when baseball was a simpler game, played by kids in sandlots who didn’t know when to quit until the sun came down. But the 1987 Hunt High graduate and native of … 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
The Wilson Barracudas Swim Team’s Fun Meet at the Recreation Park pool made a big splash again after a two-year absence. The meet is a way to encourage swimming for other youngsters in the community as well as a chance to learn more about … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The Wilson Parks and Recreation Department Little Demons kicked off their Eastern North Carolina Football League season for youth tackle football Saturday, Sept. 9, at Northern … more
The Wilson Parks and Recreation Department’s ages 9-10 all-star boys basketball team finished second in the North Carolina Parks and Recreation’s Statewide Athletic Committee (SWAC) sectional … more
The Wilson Youth Soccer Association Explosion boys U12 team registered its first win in the North Carolina Youth Soccer Association’s U12 Boys First Open Division East with a 4-1 … more
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