2016-04-23

Bulldogs baseball turns the corner

Barton baseball notebook

Much more can be accomplished, but a 28-17 record going into the final three games of the regular season Saturday and Sunday suggests the Barton College baseball team has turned the proverbial corner in the fifth season of head coach Josh Simmons. …

Barton reaches first CC final, takes down Pfeiffer 3-1


DUE WEST, S.C. — Call Pfeiffer University men’s volleyball coach Paul Lawson a prophet. After his Falcons defeated Barton College 3-1 in the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas regular-season finale for both teams April 12 inside …

Lady Chargers give Lady Knights the boot

Area Roundup

Senior Kelli Brantley knocked in a quintet of goals Friday night as the Wilson Christian varsity girls soccer team cruised to an 8-0 win over Greenville Christian in its regular-season finale. The Lady Chargers (7-8-1, 5-2 region) will host Kinston …

Crowther fundraiser planned at BC softball Sunday


The Welles Remy Crowther Charitable Trust fundraiser will be held in conjunction with Barton College’s softball games against NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas opponent Converse (South Carolina) College at 1 p.m. Sunday. Crowther was the …

CBA beats Conley 2-1

CBA beats Conley 2-1 WINTERVILLE — The Charles B. Aycock High varsity softball team cashed in on a pair of fifth-inning errors Thursday to claim a 2-1 win over at Winterville D.H. Conley. CBA, now 19-1 overall and 8-0 in the 3-A/4-A Eastern …

Godwin’s 13th-inning HR lifts NJ past Beddingfield


Sophomore Lexi Godwin’s solo home run in the top of the 13th inning settled a marathon of more than four hours as visiting North Johnston High toppled Beddingfield from sole possession of the 2-A Eastern Plains Conference varsity softball lead …

Splish-splashing good time for Fike

9-1 win vaults Fike into tie for first place

After waiting, then playing, waiting again and resuming play over a period of some five hours, the Fike High varsity baseball team climbed back into a tie for first place in the 3-A Big East Conference with a 9-1 triumph against visiting Rocky Mount …

Lady Cyclones’ Dail, London set sail for Barton College


In a 2016 varsity girls soccer season that has seen the Community Christian School varsity girls soccer team emerge as a viable contender for the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A title, Lady Cyclones head coach Rhine Sharp …

WYSA U15 Classic boys get 9th win


The comforts of home played in the favor of the Wilson Youth Soccer Association ‘00 Explosion U-15 Boys Classic First Division team recently, as head coach Randol Mendoza’s squad stretched its 9-1-2 following a pair of games. Versus …

Area calendar, April 23-24

Saturday, April 23 College Baseball Barton at Pfeiffer (DH), 1 p.m. College Track and Field Barton at Phoenix Invitational, Elon Sunday, April 24 College Men’s Volleyball Conference Carolinas tournament championship — Barton at Erskine, …