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The Wedgewood Ladies Golf Association held its first Member-Member tournament Wednesday, with 32 participants and 16 teams divided into two flights. Utilizing a Texas Scramble format, competitions … more
Years ago, starting when I was about 9 years old, I took piano lessons for five years. Once a week, I would go to my piano teacher’s house after school and take a lesson for an hour. As much as … more
Last Wednesday I got a barrage of notifications on my cell phone. It would buzz, pause, buzz, pause, and buzz again. I was in the middle of a job and was trying to avoid it, but the thought … more
CARY — Playing in a real match for the first time in months, players from both the Wilson Youth Soccer Association’s ‘06 Explosion and North Carolina Football Club’s Gold … more
Coaches are there to inspire and motivate their players but for Jake Herring, the words of Press McPhaul, his future golf coach at North Carolina State University, have been pure gold. By his own … more
In three trips to the H.W. Weatherford Memorial/Wilson County Amateur Championship, Stephen Abrams has flashed a keen sense for the moment. While his closest competitors flailed with the putter … more
With the continuing COVID-19 pandemic meaning no North Carolina High School Athletic Association sports will be played until late November at the earliest, the annual high school baseball fall league … more
Provided the course hasn’t washed away from two days of heavy rain and more in the forecast for Friday, Wedgewood Public Golf Course is prepared for the challenge of 81 golfers in the 42nd … more
While current norms of social distancing prevail amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Mulligan Fore Kids fundraiser to benefit area special-needs children will return for a 17th year on the golf … more
An expansion of the U.S. Youth Soccer Association's National League Girls Fall Showcase, held in Wilson for the better part of a decade, now has the city on the outside looking in. The national … more
Once upon a time, there used to be a consistent rite of passage for boys. It’s not as common now, but it used to be the … more
Don’t expect a prompt conversation from members of the Willow Springs Country Club team if the subject is the home-course advantage in the Wilson Cup interclub golf competition. Since the … more
SNOW HILL — After rallying to claim three tight victories, the Wilson Baseball Club captured the ages 11-under division of the Top Gun Summer World Series with an 18-6 thrashing of the … more
The home-away venue proved no obstacle for the upstart Wedgewood Public Golf Course team this past weekend. Riding the momentum of Saturday’s convincing medal-play performance on its course, … more
“Look for a ‘V’ in the water and cast in front of it,” our guide said as the sun’s first rays glinted off the shimmering Croatan Sound under a spectacular late summer … more
The unofficial forecast of posting the poorest score — although on its course — in the opening round of the 27th annual Wilson Cup interclub golf tournament stirred the Wedgewood Public … more
Imagine this, you are 24 years old working on your master’s degree at Princeton Theological Seminary, you are working at a Presbyterian Church in the posh Upper East Side neighborhood of New … more
For a second straight year, a new situation stares at 42 talented Wilson County golfers who have landed the opportunity to compete in the 27th annual Wilson Cup interclub golf event, scheduled … more
Celebrity Golf participants come ’together’ for 18th annual event.In this photo illustration by Pat Montgomery, the group of celebrities present for the North Carolina Baseball … more
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