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This past week, I received some upsetting news: Greg Carson had passed away. Greg was a beloved family member, a Special Olympics athlete, a member of the Diversified Opportunities family and a … 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
Career highlights for other former major league and Negro League celebrities in attendance: LUTHER “LUKE” ATKINSON — Negro League outfielder for four seasons with the Wilson … more
I had one of my editors reach out to me last week with a comment from a reader about one of the columns. If there is a letter to the editor that gets published, it is usually someone not liking my … more
Youth basketball Scores Games from Jan. 25-Feb. 8 Coed Ages 5-6 Bison – 36 Beavers – 17 Scores and highlights: Bison- Caleb Barnes 19 points, Henry Lanier 8 points, … more
The Wilson County Youth Athletic Association has begun its 2018 spring soccer registrations, which will run through Feb. 25. Players may register online at wcyaa.org, at Trophies By Design (703 W. … more
The Eastern North Carolina Athletic Officials Association will host a series of clinics for baseball and softball umpires in Wilson at Hunt High and in Rocky Mount and North Carolina … more
Youth basketball  Scores  Games from Jan. 8-30 Coed Ages 5-6 Fighting Illini – 21 Gators – 6  Fighting Illini – Ja’Querion Horne 10 points, … more
Currently, the world seems to be enthralled with an accidental missile warning and an inappropriate word uttered by the president. I’m not sure why headlines must actually use that word, but after … more
Youth futsal Scores Games from Jan. 13-20 Coed Ages 5-6 Monkeys 7: Braxton Smith 3, Zaiden Hearn 2, Walston Brooks 2; Tigers 7: Emerson Hatch 2, Harrison Hatch 4, Noah Davis … more
Baseball-related activities proved prominent throughout the life of Ed Norvell. The same for Jim DeRatt, Hugh Flowers and Jim Hemby — area personalities who passed away in 2017 and are … more
IN BRIEF Registration for Wilson County Youth Athletic Association spring programs in baseball, softball and volleyball are under way and will continue through Feb. 28. Prospective players may … more
Adult Basketball Results Games from Jan. 11-23 Industrial LeagueBB&T – 53SunRiver Services – 28Highlights: BB&T – Jameson Wellington 14 points, Christopher Johnson … more
The intent of the Wilson Hot Stove League is to touch proverbial base and support all levels of baseball in the Wilson County area. Then, at each annual banquet, … more
“Cold! If the thermometer had been an inch longer we’d have frozen to death. – Mark Twain” Yes, we just endured what winter is here for — to promote anguish and disgust for all things … more
The mission of former Wilson Parks and Recreation Department Director Kent Montgomery, in retired life, is to enhance the success of the Wilson-located North Carolina Baseball Museum, the Wilson Hot … more
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