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Points battles are heating up at Southern National Motorsports Park as the first half of the 2017 regular season comes to a close on Saturday, June 24. Mason Diaz continues to dominate in the Late Model Stock Car division with four wins this … more
SALEM, Va. — Six members of the Carolina Mudcats didn’t help the Southern Division All-Stars on Tuesday night in the Carolina League All-Star Classic. The Northern Division All-Stars got all the runs they would need in the top of the … more
Former Hunt High and East Carolina University standout Zach Houchins, now an infielder with the Los Angeles Angels’ Double-A affiliate Mobile BayBears, was named Southern League Player of the Week on Monday. Houchins batted .346 with 12 … more
An in-season basketball ban during gym class at Fike High has turned into the ultimate blessing in disguise for Tyler Poythress. Poythress, a 2013 Fike graduate, was a pitcher for the Golden Demons varsity baseball team. During his senior season … more
With his health no longer an issue, former Barton College All-American Daniel Claytor is playing the best golf of his professional career. With victories in his last two starts, the 26-year-old Claytor, playing professionally for the fourth year, … more
By the margin of a mere stroke, professional golfer J.T. (John-Tyler) Griffin, a Wilson native, missed qualifying for the U.S. Open in a sectional qualifier at Hawks Ridge Golf Club in Georgia on Monday. Griffin, who plays on a couple of tours, … more
LUCAMA — Popular hometown racer Joseph Pittman stole the spotlight on Saturday night, scoring his first career win at Southern National Motorsports Park. The 32-year-old from Lucama has been racing at Southern National Motorsports Park for … more
During the week, Jeremy Bohne is enforcing laws, but, on weekends, he’s running wide open. Bohne, 30, is a deputy at the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office. He also competes in the Charger division at Southern National Motorsports Park, … more
DURHAM — Wilson boxer Jamar Freeman suffered a surprising setback as Jeremy Ramos pulled out a narrow, but unanimous decision 59-55, 59-55, 58-56 in their middleweight bout that served as the headliner for Top Catz Boxing/Raging Babe Thursday … more
Give Lewis Neal some credit. He knows how the game is played, which should come as no surprise given one of the best qualities attributed to the LSU defensive end in many NFL draft analyses is his intelligence on and off the field. Neal knew … more
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