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General News

Killing freeze likely Tuesday night

A killing freeze is expected late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning in Wilson County with the low temperature dropping to the upper 20s overnight.

MJPD seeks suspect in wallet theft

An unknown female snatched a wallet off a counter and stored it away in her purse after the victim forgot she left it at the Walmart checkout recently.

One killed in ultralight aircraft crash in Norene

A man reported to be in his early 60s was killed earlier Saturday when an ultralight aircraft he was piloting crashed in a field in Norene.

Child ‘stable’ after nearly drowning

A 2-year-old girl was reportedly in stable condition at a Nashville hospital after nearly drowning in a family swimming pool Friday morning.

General Sports

New stadium to bear Robinson name

New stadium to bear Robinson name
Bill Robinson

Without much fanfare, the Wilson County Board of Education voted 5-0 during Monday night's meeting to transfer the name "Robinson Stadium" to the football facility at the new Watertown High set to open this fall.
    
Bill Robinson, longtime Purple Tiger coach / educator and present member of the school board, humbly abstained from voting.

PREP SOFTBALL -- Wilson Central 2, Mt. Juliet 0

PREP SOFTBALL -- Wilson Central 2, Mt. Juliet 0
Morgan Powell

Powell throws three-hitter
MT. JULIET -- Clutch hitting and solid pitching helped lead Wilson Central to a 2-0 win at District 9-AAA rival Mt. Juliet Thursday evening.

Morgan Powell limited the Lady Bears to just three hits while striking out seven as WCHS improved to 16-14 overall and 4-1 in District 9-AAA.

PREP BASEBALL -- Wildcats top SC Bison 4-2

GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central improved to 8-11 overall and 3-3 in District 9-AAA following Thursday's 4-2 home win over Station Camp High.

Coach Anthony Ford's club scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth, thanks in part to a booming three-run triple by Colten Morris.

PREP BASEBALL -- Bears to play in Knoxville

PREP BASEBALL -- Bears to play in Knoxville
Marshall Gei

Smith, Demarini Classic this weekend
Mt. Juliet prepped for an appearance in this weekend’s DeMarini Classic in Knoxville by scoring 29 runs in two mid-week wins over 9-AAA rival Lebanon High.

Mt. Juliet (15-2-1 / 5-1 in 9-AAA) will open play Friday afternoon with a 5:30 p.m. game at Hardin Valley at 5:30 p.m.; followed by an 8 p.m. game vs. Morristown West.

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