2013-05-15

Beddingfield High School honor rolls

The following Beddingfield High School students were honored for their academic performance during the third nine weeks of the school year.

 

PRINCIPAL’S LIST

 

Grade 9

Haley Beamon, Brenda Chavez, Cristal Chavez, Michaela …

Fike High School honor rolls

The following students at Fike High School were honored for their academic performance during the third nine weeks of the school year.

 

PRINCIPAL’S LIST

 

Grade 9

Ahmad Awamleh, Alyssa Banks, Brittany Whaley, Brooke …

CBA denied in ECC softball tourney final


PIKEVILLE — One error opened the proverbial floodgates for the Charles B. Aycock High varsity softball team Tuesday evening.

Holding a 5-2 lead in the top of the sixth, the Lady Golden Falcons were guilty of a defensive miscue in the …

Bulldogs push back in round 2 of regional


HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. — The mission is pretty simple for the Barton College men’s golf team today in the final round of the NCAA Division II South-Southeast Super Regional tournament: Play smart and play solid.

If the Bulldogs …

Play at plate sends Greenfield to NCISAA 1-A baseball quarterfinals

Area Roundup

The Greenfield School varsity baseball team is headed to the quarterfinal round of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A playoffs, but not without a little seventh-inning drama.

With runners on first and second and two outs, a …

Demons nip Nash Central in 10 for 3rd seed

Charlie Vaughan tripled with one out in the bottom of the 10th then scored the winning run on Nash Central’s fifth error as Fike won the battle for the 3-A Big East Conference’s varsity baseball No. 3 seed with an 8-7 victory Tuesday in …

Lady Chargers advance to semifinals with 6-0 win

Over the past two games, the goalkeeper position on the Wilson Christian varsity girls soccer team has enjoyed no stress whatsoever.

The trend continued Tuesday, as Rachel Renfrow’s hat trick (three goals) provided the offensive impetus, …

Chargers advance to state semis with 8-2 win

Utilizing a steady offensive output, the Wilson Christian varsity baseball team scored in every inning but the sixth Tuesday in compiling an 8-2 victory over Raleigh Christian in the quarterfinal round of the N.C. Christian School Association 2-A …

Greenfield celebrates Sr. Night with shutout

Cameron Johnson helped classmates Kenan Barnes, Blake Lantz and Olivia Turner enjoy Senior Night as the Greenfield girls soccer team tuned up for the upcoming N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A playoffs with a 5-0 defeat of visiting …

Greenfield swept by Oakwood

GREENVILLE — Entering Tuesday’s 1-A Coastal Plain Independents Conference varsity boys tennis clash with Oakwood, Greenfield School coach Will Cobb wanted one of his charges to win six games — and presumably, a set.

Senior …

Ladybirds lose one-game playoff to Northern Nash

STANHOPE — The Southern Nash High varsity softball team will carry the No. 3 seed from the 3-A Big East Conference into the N.C. High School Athletic Association postseason after a 4-1 loss to Northern Nash on Tuesday in a one-game playoff for …

Ladybirds eliminated in first playoff appearance

JACKSONVILLE — In what Southern Nash High athletic director Robbie Kennedy believed to be the first appearance in the N.C. High School Athletic Association postseason for the Ladybirds varsity soccer team, Southern Nash was excused from the …

Aycock holds off Triton for ECC tournament title


PIKEVILLE — With the No. 1 seed from the 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference locked up, the Charles B. Aycock varsity baseball team had a clearcut goal in the championship game of the ECC tournament Tuesday night.

“Our goal was to go in …

Mudcats lose fifth straight


SALEM, Va. — Garin Cecchini’s two-run homer over the wall in right-center field rallied the Salem Red Sox to a 6-4 victory over the Carolina Mudcats on Tuesday at LewisGale Field.

Carolina, in losing its fifth straight contest, …

Falcons advance to third round

CBA squeezes past Conley 5-4

PIKEVILLE — Once the Charles B. Aycock High varsity boys tennis team missed an opportunity to end Tuesday’s N.C. High School Athletic Association second-round playoff match in singles play, visiting D.H. Conley seized the momentum to …

Shootout stunner

Conley ends Fike's season in first round of 3-A playoffs

E.J. Proctor stayed on the ground for minutes after D.H. Conley’s Olivia Sandy’s shot in penalty-kick shootout glanced off the Fike goalkeeper’s glove and into the net to give the Vikings the victory in the first round of the N.C. …

Wilson County home sales climb

Wilson County sees steady growth as market rebounds from 2008 collapse

More people are buying houses, but Wilson County residents are more likely to stay in a starter home than trade up as the market continues to rebound.

Sales figures show steady growth from 2012, but real estate agents say the 2008 market …

Woman injured when SUV hits car


Police say a sport utility vehicle ran a red light and crashed into a car Tuesday morning, flipping the SUV onto its roof.

Cynthia Bryant was driving a Nissan passenger car on Firestone Parkway toward the city of Wilson’s operations center …

Strawberry coffee cake

Tasty way to enjoy seasonal berries

We eat a lot of strawberries at my house this time of year.

My son and I picked 10 pounds of berries Saturday. We shared some with neighbors and were still enjoying what was left on Monday.

We eat them for snack and for breakfast, we eat …