CBA playoff hopes vanish with loss to Eastern Wayne

PIKEVILLE — The playoff hopes of the Charles B. Aycock High varsity football team vanished with a 33-16 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference loss to visiting county rival Eastern Wayne on Friday night.

The Warriors forged a 13-0 lead after one …

Bradshaw, Kinston batter Greene Central 41-12

KINSTON — Greene Central knew it would have to contain Kinston quarterback C.J. Bradshaw to have a chance to win Friday night’s 2-A Eastern Plains Conference varsity football matchup.

But the Rams, like many of the opponents the …

North Johnston tripped up by Louisburg 29-28

KENLY — There are no nights off in the 2-A Northern Carolina Conference.

With 37 seconds remaining, the visiting Louisburg Warriors scored on a 4-yard run, added the 2-point conversion and recovered a subsequent onside kick to keep the …

Demons rout Gryphons for first series win since 2001

The foe’s turnovers and points continued to pile up for the Fike High varsity football team on Friday night and, in the process, the Demons finally turned the tables on an old nemesis.

Fike jumped out to a 14-0 lead with 8:06 remaining in …

SouthWest stung 21-19 by archrival Tarboro

PINETOPS — The SouthWest Edgecombe High varsity football team’s stinging 21-19 loss to archrival Tarboro in an epic 2-A Eastern Plains Conference showdown Friday evening left veteran SouthWest head coach Raymond Cobb and his players …

Middle School: Toisnot topples West Edgecombe

The Toisnot Middle football team used 154 yards rushing and two touchdowns from Jalen Cobb as the Hawks excused visiting West Edgecombe from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 24-10 victory Thursday.

Alex Williams paced the Toisnot defense with …

Greenfield deals Rams their first loss

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The Greenfield boys soccer team dealt Greene Central its first loss on Friday, 4-1.

Mark Dandanell scored three goals for the 1-A Coastal Plains Independents Conference Knights, who improved to 11-6-4 as the Rams, a member of the 2-A Eastern …

Beddingfield takes down Tarboro

The Beddingfield High soccer team used goals by three different players to move its overall record to 9-9 with a 3-1 victory over Tarboro on Thursday in 2-A Eastern Plains Conference play.

Beddingfield (8-3 EPC) jumped on the scoreboard in the …

JV roundup

Fike beats Rocky Mount

ROCKY MOUNT — Anthony Evans rumbled to a 241-yard evening on the ground with two total touchdowns (one rushing, one receiving) as the Fike High junior varsity football team collected its first 3-A Big East Conference …

NC High School Football Scores

Albemarle 23, East Montgomery 3

Alexander Central 35, Statesville 21

Alleghany County 35, Elkin 32

Apex Middle Creek 34, Raleigh Athens Drive 27

Asheboro 43, Thomasville Ledford 0

Asheville 42, Asheville Roberson 7

Asheville …


In the Beddingfield High-Greene Central volleyball report published in Wednesday’s sports section of The Wilson Times, the name of Ashley Warren was inadvertently omitted from the list of Beddingfield seniors observing Senior Night.

The …

‘Families struggling’

Agencies feel strain as child poverty rate nears 38 percent

Nearly 38 percent of Wilson County’s children lived in poverty in 2010 — higher than the national and state averages, according to the U.S. Census American Community Survey.

“The recession has caused so many more children to go …

Those Yankee robins are passing through our area

We Sut-tha-ners are a gracious group: we share our tranquil lifestyle with hyper visitors from the Nawth; we smile through all of the teasing about our drawl, our black-eyed peas, our collard greens; we lavish “honey chile” and …

Fike Homecoming parade filled with floats and pride

Fike High School students and staff got into the Homecoming spirit Friday during a pep rally and a parade down Harrison Drive. The theme of the event was “Kickin’ It Old School.” Fike SGA advisers Kathy Proctor and Rhonda Summerlin …

Leader, minister, challenger

Beddingfield senior far from average teen

Seventeen-year-old Kalif Ward is in the process of applying to join the N.C. National Guard.

He’s counting on the National Guard’s tuition assistance program to help pay for college next year.

The Beddingfield High School senior …

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PATTERNS AND TEXTURES: At The Wilson Arts Center running through Nov. 6 featuring the pottery of Jenny Lou Sherburne and fabric art of Ann Roth. Alison Hesmer is featured Wilson Active Artist member. Wilson County elementary …

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Breakfast: Sausage Biscuit or Cheesy Grits and Toast.

Lunch: Oven Fried Chicken or Beef Fingers w/Roll, Cheesy Potatoes and Chilled Applesauce.



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