2015-05-29

Barton repeats as Allan Sharp award winner


For the second straight year, Barton College student-athletes are graduating at a higher rate than their NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas peers. The league announced Wednesday that the Bulldogs had received the Allan Sharp Award for Academic …

Bailey wins $600 payday at County Line


The No. 19 car of Hunter Bailey maintained his points lead in the Super Stock Four-Cylinder Division on Saturday at County Line Raceway, but also received a little extra cash for his efforts. In the division’s first special event of the year …

Fike, CBA set for rematch


It seemed inevitable the baseball teams from Fike and C.B. Aycock would meet again this season after the Golden Demons slipped past the Golden Falcons 3-2 on April 6 in the Golden Leaf Invitational tournament in Fleming Stadium.

Given the paths …

Trying one more time


It is the time of year when the heat begins to pick up to mid-summer proportions with a humidity level matching the temperature. It is not like that everyday, but enough days to forewarn you of the coming dog days. And there I was, just wondering, …

WCYAA briefs

Summer camp dates announced The Wilson County Youth Athletic Association has announced a number of its annual summer camp dates for 2015, to include volleyball, basketball and softball. In volleyball, the WCYAA-Jeremy Howard Volleyball Camp will be …

A day for the Voice

Longtime ECU play-by-play icon Charles gets mayoral proclamation

Jeff Charles, the 28-year play-by-play voice of East Carolina University athletics, has spoken before the Rotary Club of Greater Wilson in the past. The paperweight that has adorned his office desk for the past 20 years is reflective of that fact. …

RIDING FOR A CAUSE

Hundreds of cyclists, veterans ride through Wilson on cross-country journey

More than 200 motorcycles roared through Wilson County Thursday morning to fuel up before heading out on the last leg of a cross-country tour to Washington, D.C.

Run for the Wall started out in Los Angeles May 13 and ends at the Vietnam Veterans …