2011-03-14

St. Patrick’s Day treats

Pistachio pudding gives cupcakes a festival touch

I’ve never been a big fan of food colorings, thanks in part to an incident from my childhood when my sister, Susan, and I dyed our milk blue. I still shudder when I think of swallowing that royal blue milk. Suffice it to say that neither of us …

Bulldogs sweep Erskine for first conference wins


DUE WEST, S.C. — Barton College finally broke into the win column in the Conference Carolinas baseball standings and in a big way.

The Bulldogs, 0-5 in league games going into Saturday, swept a doubleheader at Erskine College, which had …

Lady Bulldogs ousted by Clayton St.


MORROW, Ga. — For more than half of Saturday night’s game, Barton College more than stayed on the court with the No. 2-ranked NCAA Division II women’s basketball team in the nation.

But midway through the second half, Clayton …

Knights score early, often in rout of Shannon Forest


Taylor Ellis gave his Greenfield School baseball team a big lift right off the bat, literally, Saturday afternoon.

Ellis, a senior shortstop, led off the bottom of the first inning with an inside-the-park home run for the first volley of the …

No. 10 Bulldogs the favorite in Barton Intercollegiate


After a successful launch to the spring season in Florida, the Barton College men’s golf team looks to bring some of that sunshine north this weekend as the Bulldogs host their Pizza Inn-Barton Intercollegiate tournament at Wilson Country …

Paxton, Peterson help Demons to 5th-place finish at Anderson Creek


SPRING LAKE — Seniors Coalter Paxton and Spencer Peterson posted top-10 finishes as the Fike High boys golf team placed fifth out of 13 teams in the High School Elite Championship at Anderson Creek Golf Club on Friday.

Paxton fired a 74 on …

Middle School: Chargers win baseball opener

Wilson Christian won its baseball season opener by a 10-5 score against visiting Greenville Christian on Friday.

The Chargers scored eight runs in the bottom of the fourth to overcome a 5-2 deficit. Chance Vaughn drove in two runs with a …

Skinner scores in three events for Lady Bulldogs at Seahawk Invite


WILMINGTON — Ericka Skinner scored all seven of the Barton College women’s track and field team’s points this past weekend at UNC Wilmington’s Seahawk Invitational.

The freshman landed in the top 10 in all three of her …

Duke simply the best again


GREENSBORO — The Duke fans rose as one as the Greensboro Coliseum sound system blared out Tina Turner’s rendition of “Simply the Best.” Layers of confetti littered the court in the post-game celebration of the 58th annual Atlantic …

Discovering the link between soil and life


Students at Jones, Elm City and Wells elementary schools received a lesson this week in the importance of soil and the science behind growing things thanks to a traveling exhibit, Seed Survivor.

The learning experience included videos and …