2014-07-15

Sandy’s thankful for her master’s help


For the last several years, Lee Jennings has shared her charming stories about Sandy the Farm Hound. This is the second part of a two-part story. Check back next week for another story. As Sandy felt the train tracks vibrate from the motion of the …

Rising sun revenge

Japan strikes back to top Team USA 7-5 in game 2 of series

Playing its fifth game in the span of four days, the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team looked every bit the part in the sixth inning of Monday’s game against the All-Japan University Baseball Federation inside Fleming Stadium.

In the …

Marlins continue to torment Tobs

Valek suffers 1st loss as Tobs fall to MHC for 3rd time in last 4 meetings

MOREHEAD CITY — The Wilson Tobs, more than any other Coastal Plain League team of late, are discovering the Morehead City Marlins are no longer the CPL’s doormat.

Behind a first-inning grand slam by first baseman Luke Tewes, the …

Chatt, Matthews share medalist distinction at WSCC Jr. Invite


Ryan Chatt, a recent SouthWest Edgecombe High graduate, and Candler Matthews, a rising sophomore at Fike High, deadlocked for the medalist distinction in winning their respective age groups in the recent fourth annual Willow Springs Country Club …

Barton trio earns top academic acclaim


Three Barton College student-athletes — Nicolas Fonseca, Brittney Zine and Austin Edmonds — were announced Monday as Conference Carolinas Scholar-Athletes of the Year in their respective sports for the 2014 spring season. Fonseca, the …

Post 13 drops playoff opener at Pitt County


WINTERVILLE — The long ball victimized the Wilson Post 13 American Legion baseball team Monday evening, placing it in an early hole as Pitt County Post 39 claimed the first game of the Area I East Division best-of-five semifinals series with …

Pulliam picks up points with 7th win at SNMP


Lee Pulliam, the defending two-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car national champion, picked up win No. 7 in the first half of Saturday’s twin-75 lap LMSC races at Southern National Motorsports Park. With the win and a …

Wilson rips Clayton to move into NC Little League District 6 Ages 9-10 final


Blaize Keen hurled a five-inning complete game Monday evening as the Wilson City Little League Ages 9-10 all-stars emerged from the loser’s bracket in the 2014 North Carolina Little League District 6 tournament with a convincing 12-2 victory …

Family mourns loss of young man who touched many lives


Wayne Williams was a boy 13, with dreams of being a professional baseball player, when he was paralyzed during a family beach vacation in September 1992.

From that day until his death on Saturday at age 35, his parents, Donald and Katie …

Sheriff: Car used as murder weapon

S.C. killing leaves Wilson family with questions

Week before last, Roosevelt Sabb Jr. called his aunt here in Wilson and told her he was taking a week off work and would be in Manning, S.C. for July 4.

Sabb, a long-distance truck driver, was in Texas at the time he called. He was tired, he …