Rams fall in non-conference finale

GOLDSBORO — The visting Greene Central High varsity football team closed the non-conference portion of its 2012 schedule with a 42-14 loss to Eastern Wayne on Friday night.

The Rams welcome Beddingfield for their 2-A Eastern Plains …

Panthers get first win

PRINCETON — Facing the specter of an winless start through four games, the North Johnston High varsity football team rallied from a 21-7 fourth-quarter deficit Friday to topple Johnston County rival Princeton, 28-21.

After senior Deangelo …

Barton men place four in top eight to win Catawba Invite

SALISBURY — The Barton men’s cross-country team won the Catawba Invitational on Friday while the women’s team placed third.

Bulldogs captured four of the top eight spots in the men’s race as Chris Free led them with a …

C.B. Aycock loses to Goldsboro, 14-7

PIKEVILLE — The Charles B. Aycock High varsity football team dropped to 2-2 on the season with a 14-7 loss to Wayne County rival Goldsboro.

The Cougars of the 1-A Carolina Conference improved to 2-1.

No further details were available …

Cougars overcome by Rocky Mount, 33-24

PINETOPS — The SouthWest Edgecombe High varsity football team continued to fare tough in 2012 against 3-A Big East Conference opposition, dropping a 33-24 decision to visiting Rocky Mount on Friday night.

Rocky Mount rallied from a 24-20 …

Firebirds roll over Roanoke Rapids in home opener

STANHOPE — Welcome home.

After waiting until the fourth game of the 2012 season to play its initial home game in Firebird Stadium, the Southern Nash High varsity football team did little to disappoint Friday, quickly seizing the emotional …

Defense, Joyner lead Hunt past Bruins 41-13

Warriors keep on truckin'

The formula for success for the Hunt High varsity football team was followed precisely again Friday night, but the unbeaten Warriors added a new wrinkle or two as they hammered county rival Beddingfield 41-13 for their fourth straight win. …

NC High School Football Scores

Friday’s Scores


Asheville Erwin 38, R-S Central 15

Asheville Reynolds 48, Canton Pisgah 17

Asheville Roberson 28, Shelby Crest 27

Asheville School 21, Andrews 3

Ayden-Grifton 42, Farmville Central 16

Boonville …

Greenfield shuts out Faith Christian

Area roundup

The Greenfield School boys soccer team got two goals from Trevor Haines to cruise to a 4-0 win against visiting Faith Christian of Rocky Mount on Friday.

Haines scored the first two goals, unassisted, in the sixth and 12th minutes. Sim Arens …

CCS tops Cape Fear in five

The Community Christian volleyball team got 21 kills from Allison Bartlett, who paced the Cyclones to their fifth straight win Friday against Cape Fear Christian, 25-13, 15-25, 20-25, 25-19, 15-11 in the Sallie B. Howard School gym.

Jesslyn …

Rose leads Wilson Christian to second-place finish

GOLDSBORO — Nick Rose crossed the line in a time of 20:29 to pace the Wilson Christian boys cross-country team to a second-place finish at Thursday’s non-conference meet at Wayne Christian.

The host 1-A Carolina Christian Conference …

Barton golfers set to tee off fall season at CenturyLink Invitational

The Barton College men’s and women’s golf teams will tee off the fall portion of their 2012-13 season Monday at the 36-hole CenturyLink Collegiate Invitational at Lane Tree Country Club in Goldsboro.

The two-day event, co-hosted by …

NCC ramps up FOCUS

Efforts improving success for first-year students

Over 3,100 curriculum students fill the classrooms, halls and parking lots at Nash Community College this fall as administrators, faculty and staff continue to ramp up their FOCUS on student success.

FOCUS, which stands for Fostering Opportunity …

School Menus

Wilson County



Breakfast: Sausage Biscuit or Cheesy Grits w/Toast.

Lunch: Chicken Filet Sandwich or Cheeseburger, French Fries, Baked Beans and Peaches.



Breakfast: Cina Minnis or Scrambled Egg …

WCC hosting ‘Success in Life’ workshop

One hour will change your life at the Success in Life workshop sponsored by the Wilson Community College Student Government Association featuring renowned author and motivational speaker David Washington on Friday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. until 11:30 …

Parent academy courses offered

Sept. 10:


West Nash United Methodist Church

3:30 p.m. — Strengthening families

Learn how to build strong family relationships. Weekly parenting support through Nov. 20.



Sept. 11: …

Flinn attends Boys Nation

John Flinn, a rising senior at Fike High School, spent a week in Washington, DC as part of the American Legion’s Boys Nation program.

Two representatives from each of the 49 Boys States represent their state at Boys Nation, where they …

Of frogs and logs and polliwogs

“Froggy went a courting, he did ride, uh,huh, uh,huh…” Do those lines from a folksong take some of you back to your childhood? The imaginative lyrics came to my mind recently when I did research on some critter “scat” …