2012-04-21

Shoddy defense costs Mudcats in 7-5 loss


ZEBULON — Five errors led to five unearned runs and the Carolina Mudcats professional baseball team of the Class A Advanced Carolina League dropped a 7-5 decision to Myrtle Beach (S.C.) in the second game of their homestand Friday night before …

A fitting tribute

Hunt baseball field to be renamed for Sid Boyette

The silhouette far, far down the left-field line of the Hunt High School diamond was that of Sid Boyette.

He preferred to watch Warriors’ games inconspicuously from that vantage point.

“He got just as far as he could get down …

Chargers bats held in check by Wake Christian


The Wilson Christian varsity baseball team could take solace in one fact Friday — it wasn’t victimized by the 10-run rule at the hands of archrival and defending N.C. Christian School Association 3-A state champion Wake Christian. …

Boxing trying to grow in Wilson


Thanks to the recent efforts of Champions East Sports and Entertainment and Skip Crumpler, professional boxing is slowly gaining a toehold in Wilson. The promoters have put on the last three pro events in Wilson, including last Saturday’s …

Errors foil Lady Chargers in sixth inning


The second “preseason scrimmage” between varsity softball teams from Wilson Christian and Wake Christian is now in the books.

Although the N.C. Christian School Association regular season is well underway, the Lady Chargers and …

Beddingfield falls into tie for third with 8-3 loss at Tarboro

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TARBORO — Beddingfield dropped into a third-place tie with Tarboro in the 2-A Eastern Plains Conference varsity baseball standings with an 8-3 loss on the Vikings diamond Friday evening.

The Bruins, 10-5 overall, and Vikings have 5-3 EPC …

Rams offense explodes in 15-2 rout of Kinston

KINSTON — In the midst of an up-and-down season, the Greene Central High varsity baseball team found a high note Friday, pounding out a season-high 16 hits in a 15-2, five-inning conquest of 2-A Eastern Plains Conference foe Kinston in …

Lady Chargers blanked by Wake 3-0

Numerous first-half scoring opportunities were not finished by Wilson Christian in its varsity girls soccer showdown against visiting Wake Christian on Friday afternoon.

The blown chances came back to haunt the Lady Chargers, who gave up three …

Fike blanks J.H. Rose

Freshman Alexis Taylor tallied a pair of goals as the Fike High soccer team recorded a 5-0 non-conference conquest of Greenville J.H. Rose on Friday.

Taylor, who scored in the 5th and 57th minutes, was supplemented by sophomore Lindsey Rhyne, …

Cyclones flatten Ridgecroft 8-0

WINTON — Sophomore Tristian Perry had a hat trick (three goals) as the Community Christian varsity girls soccer team made quick work of Ridgecroft School on Thursday, cruising to an 8-0 non-conference triumph.

The 1-A Carolina Christian …

Fike beats Rocky Mount 7-2

The Fike High varsity boys tennis team swept doubles play after claiming four of six singles matches Thursday, enabling the Golden Demons to claim a 7-2 3-A Big East Conference victory over Rocky Mount.

With the win, Fike (13-6, 8-1 Big East) …

SouthWest bows to Kinston, 7-2

KINSTON — Alexander Derby at No. 1 singles and Derby-Mark McKenzie at No. 1 doubles emerged the only SouthWest Edgecombe winners in a 7-2 2-A Eastern Plains Conference boys tennis loss to Kinston on Thursday afternoon.

The Cougars of coach …

CBA settles for No. 2 spot in ECC

GOLDSBORO — Despite a staunch performance, the visiting Charles B. Aycock High boys tennis team was unable to prevent undefeated Eastern Wayne from clinching the 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference championship, dropping a 6-3 decision Wednesday …

Beddingfield teams capture EPC meet

BETHEL — The Beddingfield High track teams extended their 2-A Eastern Plains Conference supremacy at the expense of host North Pitt, Greene Central and Farmville Central on Thursday.

In their sixth conference test, the Bruins amassed 112 …

Kyle, Dew record dual wins for Hunt

Hunt High seniors Trevor Kyle and D’Metrius Dew each secured a pair of wins in pacing the Warrior boys track team to a second-place finish in Wednesday’s 3-A Big East Conference track meet held at the Hunt track.

Nash Central took …

Middle school roundup

Forest Hills falls to Southern Nash

The Forest Hills softball team was narrowly defeated by Southern Nash, 6-5 in nine innings Thursday.

Leah Warren struck out 16 batters in pitching the duration for the Lady Bucks, who had the potential …

Barton, Campbell partnering on education forums

First event Monday at Barton

Barton College and Campbell University will hold Monday what they hope will be the first of many regional education forums.

This particular event that will be held in Hardy Alumni Hall on Barton’s campus will focus on what’s called …

Caring and camaraderie go hand and wing


So very often I am privileged to have readers share their feathered and furred stories with me. Each time the person’s voice is full of warmth and empathy as they relate their experience with a needy wild creature. I will say again (and again …

School counselors honored


Wilson County Schools started the 2011-12 school year with a new district-wide comprehensive school counseling plan based on national best practices and state professional school counseling standards and with the goals of strengthening our school …

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Monday

Breakfast: Ham and Cheese Biscuit or Cheesy Grits and Toast.

Lunch: Chicken Filet Sandwich or Cheeseburger, Fries and Chilled Peaches.

 

Tuesday

Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs w/Bacon and Toast …