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FAYETTEVILLE — Tristen Lutz hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, leading the Carolina Mudcats to a 7-5 win over the Fayetteville Woodpeckers on Thursday. The home run by Lutz scored … more
ZEBULON — Ryan Aguilar hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning, leading the Carolina Mudcats to a 7-6 win over the Fayetteville Woodpeckers on Tuesday. The win snapped a four-game losing … more
ZEBULON — Jake Adams singled four times as the Fayetteville Woodpeckers defeated the Carolina Mudcats 6-1 on Monday. Bryan De La Cruz doubled and singled with two runs for … more
ZEBULON — A four-game winning streak by the Carolina Mudcats hit the rocks — make that the Wilmington Blue Rocks — over the weekend as Carolina lost the last three of the four-game … more
ZEBULON — Dallas Carroll hit a walk-off three-run homer, as the Carolina Mudcats beat the Wilmington Blue Rocks 7-6 on Thursday in a battle of early first-half North Division leaders. With the … more
WOODBRIDGE, Va. —  Starting pitcher Bowden Francis fired five scoreless innings and a trio of relievers combined to finish the shutout for the Carolina Mudcats, who completed a sweep of … more
WOODBRIDGE, Va. — Four Carolina Mudcats pitchers combined for a shutout in a 6-0 win over the host Potomac Nationals in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday, giving Carolina a sweep … more
KINSTON — A four-run fourth inning by the host Down East Wood Ducks propelled them to a 7-1 victory over the Carolina Mudcats on Sunday in the final game of the Single-A Carolina League series … more
KINSTON — Ryan Aguilar hit a two-run double in the second inning, leading the Carolina Mudcats to a 7-2 win over the Down East Wood Ducks in Friday's Single-A Carolina League game. The … more
ZEBULON — Eight years into the Carolina Mudcats’ existence as a Carolina League Single-A Advanced franchise, the won-loss numbers aren’t overwhelming. Two winning records. No … more
When Wilson’s Kelvin King made his debut as a professional in November of 2017, he tipped the scales at 154 pounds, sufficient enough to be classified as a super welterweight. That’s … more
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. — Wilson’s John-Tyler (J.T.) Griffin, the co-leader at the midway point, posted his best finish in a Web.com Tour event by finishing fifth in the inaugural LECOM … more
Wilson native Ronnie Barnes was given a lifetime achievement award at the Fritz Pollard Alliance Foundation’s Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.’s Salute to Excellence Awards. The foundation, … more
Nearly 10 years after he was drafted by the Carolina Panthers with their first pick in the 2009 NFL draft, Everette Brown is back on the payroll of the NFL team again. The 2005 Beddingfield High … more
For the two men who were part of Julius Peppers’ football career nearly from the beginning, it was really no surprise that the gangly young man from Bailey who announced his retirement Friday … more
Matt McCall raced his way from the rear of the field to the lead in the final half of the Solid Rock Carriers Thanksgiving Classic, passing Deac McCaskill late and holding the four-time champion off … more
Sunday will mark the 18th running of the Thanksgiving Classic at Southern National Motorsports Park, the final Late Model Stock Car races of the season and the last of the majors. Because the … more
The Thanksgiving Classic at Southern National Motorsports Park will offer a new look for Sunday’s 200-lap Late Model Stock Car race that caps the season-ending weekend at the track. For the … more
The appearance is the seventh for JT (John-Tyler) Griffin and the first for Daniel Claytor. The mission is the same for the Wilson-area professional golfers. Griffin and Claytor continue their … more
LAS VEGAS — Despite going the distance in Saturday’s bout for the vacant North American Boxing Federation junior middleweight title, Wilson boxer Jamar Freeman lost an eight-round … more
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