2011-10-25

Wilson Recreation Department results

Youth tackle football

 

Mighty Mite League

 

Ages 9-10

 

Oct. 10

PACKERS – 8

BUCCANEERS – 6

Scoring: Buccaneers – Antonio Allen fumble return for TD. Packers – Howell Hanson fumble return …

Friday’s Best


ALEX RUFFIN, Fike — Continued pursuit of 1,000-yard rushing season by leading the Golden Demons with 131 yards on 16 carries in their crucial 21-14 3-A Big East Conference win against host Northern Nash last Friday night.

ROBERT BLACKSTON, …

Special teams boost Hunt on Friday

Between Fridays Notebook

On a night where Hunt had to work for its offensive yardage, it was the Warriors’ special teams unit that provided the initial scoring spark in Friday’s 3-A Big East Conference varsity football showdown with Nash Central in Warrior …

At second glance, CBA’s the winner

Falcons take regional title via penalty strokes; Simmons is the medalist

NASHVILLE — In a matter of minutes, the Charles B. Aycock High varsity girls golf team received an accessory upgrade for the ride home from the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3-A girls golf regional Monday at Birchwood Country Club. …

Lyons-Piggott

Margaret Rose Piggott and Troy Magee Lyons, both of Washington, D.C., were united in marriage Saturday in a 5:30 p.m. ceremony at First Presbyterian Church in Wilson. The Rev. Dr. Thomas Jeans Watkins officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. …

Bruins kick into EPC final


The Beddingfield boys soccer team outplayed Kinston for the full 80 minutes on Monday in the 2-A Eastern Plains Conference tournament semifinals at Beddingfield, but it didn’t show on the scoreboard until the second half.

The No. 2-seeded …

Demons romp 10-1 in Big East tourney opener


The Fike boys soccer team was all business Monday in the first round of the 3-A Big East Conference tournament, topping visiting Nash Central 10-1.

With the win, third-seeded Fike (13-6-1) advances to today’s 4:30 p.m. semifinal at …

Barton Blue-White games tonight in Wilson Gymnasium


Barton College will hold its annual preseason Blue-White basketball games, intrasquad scrimmages for both the men’s and women’s teams, in Wilson Gym tonight.

The Lady Bulldogs will tip off at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Bulldogs at …

New Library Books

Adult Fiction

Seven-day checkout. A book may be renewed one time unless there is a reserve on it, in which case it cannot be renewed, unless it is New Adult Fiction with 550 pages or more, in which case it can be renewed once even if it is on …

Project takes root

Children's Secret Garden taking shape

Construction of the walkways and walls of the Children’s Secret Garden at the Wilson Botanical Gardens is under way.

Scott Thomas of Great Gardens Nursery and Landscape of Wilson and his crew have been busy excavating dirt and laying stone …