2012-09-14

Hunt quickly dispenses with Nash Central


The host Hunt High varsity volleyball team needed only about an hour to dispense with Nash Central and set up a showdown for the 3-A Big East Conference lead at archrival Fike on Tuesday.

Behind the serving of senior Jordan Young and Sullivan …

Domestic violence shelter finds support

50 workers make improvements; officials note trends in domestic violence, homelessness

Some trimmed bushes, pulled weeds and power washed the playground. Others used their carpentry skills to build trash can hide-a-ways. And many rooms got a fresh, new coat of paint.

On Thursday, nearly 50 employees from Wilson Medical Center …

Dickens, Hunt share low pro honors at HVCC Pro-Am


The “Barbecue Tour” professional-amateur golf competition tees off in the late summer and the tour’s three stops at Happy Valley Country Club, Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount and Wilson Country Club continue well into the fall …

Fike tops NN in 4; still perfect

Area roundup

ROCKY MOUNT — Northern Nash made a valiant effort, but was no match for the Fike volleyball team, who defeated the Knights 25-20, 25-22, 18-25, 25-17.

Rachel Garrou had 15 serve-receive passes and 14 digs for Fike, which improved to 13-0 …

First 2012 meeting of Hunt-Fike highlights area games


Though the drama is somehow lessened by the fact that they’ll meet again later this season, the Hunt at Fike non-conference clash still highlights the area’s football games tonight.

The Warriors travel to 3-A Big East Conference foe …

Rain pushes racing action to Sunday at County Line


With racing held on a Sunday at County Line Raceway for the first time in 25 years, five drivers picked up needed wins to tighten their respective divisional points races.

After rain wiped out Saturday’s action following qualifying and …

Barton’s Free, Andreola named CC runners of week


For their performances at the Catawba Invitational on Friday, Barton’s Christoper Free and Lauren Andreola were named Conference Carolinas Runner of the Week for the men and women, respectively.

Free, a senior, paced four top-10 Bulldogs …

Bruins top Rams in 4

The Beddingfield volleyball team faltered a bit in the third game, but recovered on Thursday to defeat Greene Central, 25-20, 25-11, 21-25, 25-18.

Laurie Williamson paced the Bruins with seven kills while Caroline Smith had six. Brooke Jones and …

CCS beats Crossroads in 3

The Community Christian volleyball team made quick work of Crossroads Christian on Thursday, winning the match 25-20, 25-21, 25-23.

Jesslyn Boyette had 16 kills along with two aces and three digs while Allison Bartlett provided 11 kills, 15 …

SN falls to RM in 5

The Southern Nash volleyball team forced a game five, but Rocky Mount pulled out the win on Thursday, 25-19, 22-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-7.

Danyelle Noland had 11 serves, one dig and four kills for Southern Nash, which fell to 3-7 and 0-4 in 3-A Big …

CBA gets redemption with win vs. Triton

PIKEVILLE — The C.B. Aycock girls tennis team got redemption on Thursday with a 7-2 win over 3-A Eastern Conference foe Triton.

After falling to Triton on Aug. 21 as a result of losing all three doubles matches, CBA (7-4, 4-2) was able to …

Hunt falls vs. Nash Central

The Hunt tennis team fell 7-2 against Nash Central at home on Thursday.

“Kelsey Lineberger had to leave due to a funeral after singles,” Hunt coach Wayne Hardy said. “This really threw a monkey-wrench into our doubles …

Junior varsity roundup

Warriors dealt 1st Big East loss

The Hunt High volleyball team was dealt its first Big East Conference loss by a 25-22, 25-16 count against visiting Nash Central on Thursday afternoon.

The Lady Warriors dipped to 3-1 in the conference and …

Middle School: Lady Chargers rally to beat Friendship

Lauyrn Parker had 10 service points and Savannah Bohne added eight service points as the Wilson Christian volleyball team rallied from a game one setback for a 21-25, 25-16, 15-5 victory over Raleigh Friendship Christian on Tuesday.

The Lady …

Jeff Broadwater signing James Madison book Tuesday


Plan to join the Barton College Friends of Hackney Library Tuesday for a book signing with author Jeff Broadwater at the college. The book signing will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Hackney Library. Refreshments will be served. This event is open …

Artifact hunting

Man displays collection at library for Native American Month

Self-proclaimed archaeologist Jonathan Griswold of Nash County is displaying his collection of Native American relics at the Wilson County Public Library throughout September in honor of Native American Month.

Griswold, 25, has been hunting for …

Students complete Nurse Aide programs


Nash Community College has announced its recent Nurse Aide I and Nurse Aide II graduates.

The Nurse Aide I course introduces basic nursing skills required to provide personal care for patients in a health care setting.

“NAI students …