Bruins’ stock still rising

Batts sparks Beddingfield past Greene Central 79-60

SNOW HILL — The talent just keeps coming off a deep Beddingfield High varsity boys basketball bench.

A.J. Batts, in a reserve role, provided the spark during a blistering second quarter that lifted the visiting Bruins to a 79-60 2-A Eastern …

Rocky Mount whips Southern Nash

ROCKY MOUNT — The Southern Nash boys basketball team fell hard at Rocky Mount on Friday, 78-48.

The Firebirds were only down 13 at the half, but Rocky Mount (12-5, 2-1 3-A Big East Conference) went on a 9-0 run to start the third …

WCA can’t hold lead at Alamance

BURLINGTON — A good start by the Wilson Christian varsity boys basketball team Friday at non-conference foe Alamance Christian fizzled into a 67-54 loss for the Chargers.

Wilson Christian led 23-16 after one quarter and maintained a two-point at …

Junior varsity roundup

Pender leads Hunt girls to OT win

Regine Pender scored six of her game-high 17 points in overtime as the host Hunt girls basketball team slipped past Nash Central 35-32 on Friday.

Sycina Riggins contributed seven points for the Warriors who …

C.B. Aycock overtakes Triton

The C.B. Aycock girls basketball team overcame a first quarter deficit to take a 47-43 win at home against Triton on Friday.

Imari Howell led the Falcons with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Lauren Parrish added eight points for CBA as it improved to …

Knights rip Faith Christian 82-48

ROCKY MOUNT — Greenfield School roared to a 14-point lead after one quarter en route to an 82-48 romp over host Faith Christian in Friday’s 1-A Coastal Plains Independents Conference varsity boys basketball game.

Senior DeAndre Alston led the …

Middle school results

Chargers down Bethel Christian

Wilson Christian picked up its 10th boys basketball win with a 46-15 drubbing of visiting Bethel Christian on Friday afternoon.

The Chargers (10-3) got a game-high 15 points from Malik Taybron while Maxton Brown …

Lady Chargers end skid

BURLINGTON — The Wilson Christian varsity girls basketball team ended a two-game skid with a 54-22 non-conference triumph at Alamance Christian on Friday.

Freshman Courtney Taybron (12 points, 11 rebounds) and senior Rikki Bizzell (10 points, 10 …

Hunt boys win Big East swim meet

ROCKY MOUNT — The Hunt High boys swim team posted a team score of 142 to win Thursday’s 3-A Big East Conference swim meet at the Harrison Family YMCA.

Rocky Mount finished second with 123 points, while Fike took third with 119. Rounding out the …

Nash Central stuns Warriors 56-40

The 3-A Big East Conference varsity boys basketball race is officially open for business.

Nash Central registered its second win over a Wilson County team within the span of a week on Friday with a 56-40 victory at Hunt, and in the process placed …

Bruins get it done 3rd time

SNOW HILL — The third time was not a charm, but the Beddingfield High varsity girls basketball team will take the result.

With stamina an issue after winning at Farmville Central the previous evening, the Bruins remained undefeated in the 2-A …

Cycs survive for 20th straight win

Area roundup

DURHAM — The good times continue to roll for the Community Christian varsity boys basketball team as the Cyclones pushed their season-long winning streak to 20 with a scintillating 49-47 1-A Carolina Christian Conference win at Cresset Christian on …

Greenfield clobbers Faith Christian

ROCKY MOUNT — The Greenfield girls basketball team held Faith Christian scoreless in the fourth quarter while scoring 17 points to win 54-30 on Friday.

The trifecta of Ashley Hughes, Jameka Thompson and Walker Finklea led the Knights with 17 …

SouthWest falls at Kinston

KINSTON — The SouthWest Edgecombe girls basketball team struggled to get going on Friday night at Kinston, and though the Cougars picked up some speed in the fourth quarter, the Vikings came out on top, 50-31.

“We’re struggling on offense,” …

Madden’s miracle gives Hunt girls win at buzzer

Typically, Lizzie Madden feels right at home behind a volleyball court line.

So when the reigning back-to-back 3-A Big East Conference volleyball player of the year launched a 3-point heave just beyond the volleyball line at the close of …

Bulldogs face more adversity with Boston out

After the Barton College men’s basketball team fought past Coker (S.C.) College in a recent home Conference Carolinas encounter, veteran head coach Ron Lievense reflected on the status of his young team that has just two seniors.

Lievense …

Accused mother finds support

Woman charged in death waves to loved ones from jail

Friends and family of a mother accused in the death of her 2-year-old daughter gathered on the courthouse steps Friday night showing belief in her innocence through a candlelight vigil.

Kirby and her then-boyfriend, 24-year-old Matthew Redance, …

Greenfield School Honor Roll

Greenfield School has announced its honor rolls for the third six weeks of the 2010 – 2011 school year:


Grade 5


Headmaster’s list:

Auston Dew, Claire Dixon, Madison Parker, Andie Shealy;


A Honor Roll

Kris …

Paramedics and EMT students complete training

ROCKY MOUNT — Nash Community College has announced its January 2011 Emergency Medical Services EMT and Paramedic graduates.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for emergency medical technicians and paramedics is expected …

‘It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity’

Student invited to officiate 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games

It was by chance that Eli Frazier became an officiate with the Special Olympics.

The 17-year-old began accompanying his mother, Ronnia, and his father, Richard, to the Wilson County Special Olympics when he was in third grade. Seven years later, …