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Wilson Country Club, on its course, retained the Wilson Cup championship with a 15 1/2-8 1/2 victory against Wedgewood Public Golf Course on Sunday. Pictured with the symbolic permanent trophy are, front from left, Bill Boles, Coalter Paxton III, Coalter Paxton IV, John Hearn Walstson, Hearn Walston and Kent Williams. Back row: Head pro Josh Price, Todd Wilkinson, Derek Hamm, Stephen Harrison, Clint O'Hara, Scott deKeyzer, general manager Reid Hill, Matt Figg and pro shop assistant Jonathan Bissette.
Superiority in the Seniors (ages 55-64) and Super Seniors (ages 65-up) divisions boosted Wilson Country Club to its fourth Wilson Cup interclub men’s golf championship in the last five years on …
AREA ROUNDUP: Firebirds win NC Wesleyan Invitational

ROCKY MOUNT — Led by the exploits of senior Hunter Issette, the Southern Nash High boys cross-country team coasted to victory Saturday in the North Carolina Wesleyan …

Mudcats denied series sweep, 5-2

ZEBULON — The Carolina Mudcats were denied a sweep of their three-game series against Lynchburg when the Hillcats rallied to a 5-2 Advanced-A Carolina League victory Sunday afternoon in Five …

School Sports
Guess Who?

Guess Who?

“Guess Who?” is a weekly photo feature from The Wilson Times sports photo archives that will run each Saturday in the Times sports section. If you know or would like to guess who is in the photo, please leave a comment below.
“Guess Who?” is a weekly photo feature from The Wilson Times sports photo archives that will run …

AREA ROUNDUP: NJ girls tennis starts season on a hot streak

KENLY — Through three home matches this week, the North Johnston High girls tennis team has captured three wins and has yet to drop a match at any flight.On Tuesday, the Lady Panthers plowed …
New Corinth Holders soccer coach Brad Betterton patrols the sidelines during a matchup between his Pirates and South Johnston Aug. 20 in the Neuse River Futbol Alliance Cup played at East Clayton Community Park.

He’s the captain now

This season, a new head coach is patroling the sidelines for the Corinth Holders varsity boys soccer team. But he won’t be a new face to the area. Brad Betterton, athletic director and girls …
College Sports

Wooten and Cuddington named Preseason All-Big South

Two Campebll University redshirt senior football players hailing from the Johnstonian News readership area were named to the Preseason All-Big South football team announced Tuesday at the …
Princeton senior Colby Sullivan (10) goes in for a layup as North Carolina senior Luke Maye tries to steal the ball in the Deacon Jones Gymnasium during the third stop of the 41st annual ACC Barnstorming Tour on Monday evening.

ACC Barnstorming Tour gives fans, players a night to remember

PRINCETON — A crowd of more than 1,500 eager spectators packed into Deacon Jones Gymnasium at Princeton High on Monday to see some of the best senior basketball players from Johnston County …
Community Sports
Bill Howard

Investing in the future

Not long ago I was in Des Moines, Iowa for a commercial photoshoot. Driving to the location, I noticed a little park and knew immediately I wanted to stop there once the shoot was over for the …
Pro Sports
Ryan Repko celebrates in victory lane after winning the first of two Late Model races Sunday at Southern National Motorsports Park in Lucama. Repko also captured the first race in a Late Model doubleheader Saturday.

Ryan Repko doubles down at Southern National

LUCAMA, NC – Ryan Repko made the most of his Southern National Motorsports Park debut on Saturday night, and Sunday afternoon, by scoring wins each day of the weekend doubleheader. Repko, …
College Notebooks
Fike @ 50
Fike: A new brand of football
Friday the 13th of September, 1968, was not an unlucky day for the Fike High varsity football team. The Cyclones, the defending … Read More