2010-07-23

Tobs fall to Daredevils 8-0


KILL DEVIL HILLS — The Outer Banks Daredevils got off to a quick start and never relented, defeating the Tobs 8-0 on Thursday evening at First Flight Baseball Complex.

The Daredevils (8-10) plated three runs in the first inning after loading …

Rogers takes over Greenfield girls basketball program


After two successful seasons as the varsity girls basketball coach at Hunt High, Quentin Rogers is headed to a greater challenge.

Greenfield School Athletic Director Rob Salter, also the Knights boys basketball coach, confirmed Wednesday the …

Recreation Department gears up for SWAC 10 & under tourney


The Wilson Parks and Recreation Department will host the Statewide Athletics Committee 10 and under state baseball tournament this weekend at the J. Burt Gillette Athletic Complex.

Four teams qualified to come to Wilson for the finals, including …

East falters, streak ends in All-Star game

All-Star Game Notebook

GREENSBORO – After winning three straight against the West, the East couldn’t get much going in Wednesday’s N.C Coaches Association East-West All-Star football in Greensboro’s Jamieson Stadium.

Outrushed 83-58 and outpassed 140-77, the East …

Brown, Varacchi to share Fike athletic director duties


Help is on the way for Kim Brown in his capacity as athletic director and head football coach at Fike High.

Fike Principal Steve Ellis announced Thursday that, beginning with the 2010-11 school year, the position will be shared by Brown and …

Disclose salaries of all county officials

It is my opinion that all that serve in Wilson County government need to take a pay cut. All white collar jobs are out of control on their salaries. The people of Wilson County cannot afford to pay $144,517 for a sheriff. Also I wonder just what are …

Whose side is Obama on?

I have been seeing a lot of negative coverage about the Tea Party movement. They are being called racist and other terms. I am a member of the Wilson Tea Party movement and have been to a few rallies and at every one, there are black people …

From beach to frame

Earl Boykin creates art from shells

When Earl Boykin looks outside his home at Pine Knoll Shoes and sees people walking along the beach, plastic bag in hand, he knows they are up to no good. They are picking up his seashells.

Boykin, known in Wilson for his business, E.B. Sports, …

Local boy’s poem published in magazine


Eric Barry of Wilson has been selected from 35,000 annual submissions to be published in the “Your Own Stories” section of Highlights for Children magazine.

Eric, 8, and his brother, Ethan, 11, have been homeschooled by their mother, Rebecca …

21st Century students travel to Atlanta

Wilson County Schools' students share their experience

Students in the 21st Century program in Wilson County Schools took a year-end field trip to Atlanta, Ga. on June 10-12.

A total of 33 third through fifth graders and 19 adult chaperones participated in the trip. The adults included 13 staff …