WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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When the season started, Emily Day wasn’t thinking about winning a championship, but she adapted quickly and was able to win the Legends division championship at Southern National Motorsports … 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
Mike Darne claimed his first Late Model Stock Car points championship at Southern National Motorsports Park in grand style on Saturday as the Concord resident won both of the season-ending twin … 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
Will the third time be the championship charm for Wilson’s Jamar Freeman? Two weeks shy of an 18-month layoff, Freeman will return to the ring Saturday night in Las Vegas as he attempts to … more
It has been a rare occurrence over the years but D.J. Daniels and Isaiah White have played on opposing baseball teams in their careers prior to Thursday’s Appalachian League game in Greeneville, … more
Southern National Motorsports Park has been the training ground for such NASCAR Cup champions as Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin and now another SNMP racer, Mason Diaz, hopes to make his mark at a … 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
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
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
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
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
The return of outboard powerboat racing to Buckhorn Reservoir has been delayed. Due to travel concerns and competitors affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, the Carolina Virginia Racing … more
Carolina Mudcats infielder/outfielder Weston Wilson was saluted by the Single-A Advanced Carolina League as its player of the week on Monday. Wilson hit .500 (7 for 14) in five games last week, … 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
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Southern Durham High product Julian Gamble hit a game-winning free throw to invoke the “Elam Ending” and send Armored Athlete to a 75-73 victory over Gael Nation in the second … 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
Wednesday was a big day for Barton College senior baseball player Trent Fennell, but Monday will be huge. Mid-afternoon Wednesday, Fennell, a right-handed pitcher, was informed he had been drafted … more
If, as the saying goes, it’s better to be lucky than good, the owners and crew of the fishing boat Carterican found that it’s best to be both last week at the 60th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin … more
For North Johnston High senior Trey Whitley, Wednesday was a game of hurry up and wait. After learning that his evaluation projected him to go between rounds 20 and 30 in the third day of the … more
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