2015-01-28

Lady Demons’ new defensive look spills Rocky Mount 39-26


The Fike High varsity girls basketball team unveiled its new defensive philosophy in victorious fashion Tuesday night, dealing visiting Rocky Mount a stunning 39-26 3-A Big East Conference defeat. Deploying basically an extended 2-3 zone, the Lady …

Greenfield edged 65-62 at Freedom

Greenfield edged 65-62 at Freedom FAYETTEVILLE — In a showdown for the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A/2-A Coastal Plain Independents Conference lead, the visiting Greenfield School varsity boys basketball team dropped a …

Lady Chargers routed by Durham Flight

Lady Chargers routed by Durham Flight The Wilson Christian girls basketball team has held to single-digit scoring in all four quarters as Durham Flight Homeschool took a 42-15 victory Tuesday night. Hannah Wubbenhorst single-handedly outscored WCA …

Quick strike

First-quarter flurry boosts Warriors in rout of Firebirds, 71-48

With the Hunt High varsity boys basketball team firing on all cylinders in the first quarter Tuesday night, visiting Southern Nash was quickly left flailing behind.

It started with the Warriors’ half-court trap successfully turning over …

Middle school roundup

Springfield trounces West Edgecombe ROCKY MOUNT — The Springfield girls basketball team marched to its ninth win in 10 contests Tuesday afternoon with a 36-11 win over West Edgecombe. Brianna Tucker had 13 points for the winners, while Tatiana …

Shots don’t fall for WCA in home loss

Area Roundup

An awful shooting night led to a huge hole the Wilson Christian boys basketball team could not get out of in a 61-44 home loss to Durham Flight Homeschool on Tuesday night. “In the first half, we shot 28 percent from the floor,” WCA head …

Junior varsity roundup

Big early deficit does in Lady Demons The Fike girls basketball team fell behind early en route to a 41-30 loss to Rocky Mount in 3-A Big East Conference play on Tuesday. The Gryphons took a 14-2 lead after the first quarter and the teams played to …

Demons fall victim to Rocky Mount chaos


The Fike High varsity boys basketball team knew the new-look Rocky Mount squad would attempt to create chaos. Unfortunately, the Golden Demons reacted chaotically from the start in dropping a 73-55 3-A Big East Conference decision inside the Fike …

Bulldogs roar past Warriors


CENTRAL, S.C. — It was a later start than anticipated for the Barton College men’s basketball team Tuesday night, but when the Bulldogs took the floor for the first time ever at Southern Wesleyan (South Carolina) University, a torrid …

BC breaks down on way, rolls at SWU


CENTRAL, S.C. — The Barton College women’s basketball team’s maiden trip to first-year NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas member Southern Wesleyan University on Tuesday was one the Lady Bulldogs will remember — and not …

WOMAN STRUCK, KILLED

Driver won't be charged following investigation of U.S. 301 fatality

A pedestrian was stuck and killed by a driver Monday night near the 5600 block of U.S. 301/Ward Boulevard.

Wilson police were dispatched to the intersection of Washington Street and U.S. 301 around 7 p.m., according to Police Sgt. Steve Stroud. …

Who wants chocolate cake?

Devil's food is a favorite birthday choice at our house

We all have our favorite birthday cakes. Mine is strawberry shortcake with real cream or strawberry cake made with strawberry filling and fresh cream frosting. Yum, yum. Can’t wait for May! My husband’s favorite birthday cake is …