2015-10-07

GARDEN MAKES AN IMPACT

Bridgestone community garden produces 8,283 pounds of produce for needy

By Olivia Neeley Times Staff Writer Becky Over didn’t have any experience in planting a garden, much less one that took up an acre. But the quality specialist at Wilson’s Bridgestone plant had a vision — to help needy families by …

Make some baked oatmeal for breakfast

Easy way to start morning

I started liking oatmeal about four years ago. A co-worker brought in oatmeal from Starbucks, and I was intrigued by the toppings that came with it: little packages of mixed nuts and fruit as well as brown sugar.

I wasn’t curious about the …

Barton tops Coker in 3


After suffering a pair of NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas women’s volleyball losses over the weekend, Barton College capped a five-match homestand with a three-set, non-conference win over Coker College on Tuesday evening. The Lady …

Knights’ surge continues

No. 2-ranked Greenfield sloshes past CCS, 5-1

Entering play on a wet Tuesday night, the Greenfield School varsity boys soccer team had shut out six consecutive opponents during its eight-game winning streak.

No fewer than 96 seconds had ticked off the Forbes Field clock when talented …

Junior Varsity Roundup

Firebirds top Warriors 5-3 The Southern Nash boys soccer team won it’s 3-A Big East Conference opener 5-3 over Hunt on Monday. The scoring opened with Rene Salas’ goal off a feed from Ezekiel Gonzalez to give the Firebirds a 1-0 lead. …

Mother Nature helps out as BC men get 2nd win of fall season


BRISTOL, Tenn. — The Barton College men’s golf team opened the King University Invitational on Monday with a scorching team score of even-par 280 to take the lead. Mother Nature did the rest. The Bulldogs were declared the winner of the …

Middle School Roundup

Lady Chargers win 12th in a row The Wilson Christian volleyball team stayed perfect through 12 games with a 27-25, 25-13 victory at Raleigh Christian on Tuesday. Ashley Hartsfield had six aces, four assists and two kills to pace the Lady Chargers. …

Rowe hired as new Barton tennis coach


Matt Rowe, who has served for the past eight years as director of tennis and head tennis professional at Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount, has been hired as the new head tennis coach at Barton College effective immediately, the school announced …

Lady Bruins beat Tarboro, lose to SWE

Lady Bruins beat Tarboro, lose to SWE One day after getting a three-game sweep of Tarboro, the Beddingfield High varsity volleyball team wasn’t as fortunate against another Edgecombe County opponent, wrapping up the first half of 2-A Eastern …

Lady Golden Demons spike Lady Bulldogs

Lady Golden Demons spike Lady Bulldogs ROCKY MOUNT — The Fike volleyball team knocked off 3-A Big East Conference foe Nash Central in straight sets Tuesday night 25-11, 25-17, 25-12. Junior outside hitter Leah Noble had eight kills to lead the …

Hunt sweeps Rocky Mount, now 7-0 in Big East

Area Roundup

ROCKY MOUNT — The Hunt High volleyball team hasn’t had a lot of practice time of late. But that didn’t matter too much on Tuesday night as the Lady Warriors beat 3-A Big East Conference foe Rocky Mount on the road 25-10, 25-17, …

WCA sweeps past Raleigh Christian

WCA sweeps past Raleigh Christian RALEIGH — The Wilson Christian volleyball team completed the season sweep of Raleigh Christian with a 25-15, 25-12, 25-13 victory on the road Tuesday night. “I was much more pleased with the way we …