Bulldogs take No. 4 Hawaii to 4 sets but go 0-2 in Nashville

Barton Roundup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — After taking a set from No. 4-ranked Hawaii on Saturday afternoon, the Barton College men’s volleyball team nearly duplicated the feat Sunday morning against Lindenwood …

BC women beat NGU for 8th straight win

TIGERVILLE, S.C. — In the midst of a winning streak that has now reached eight games for the Barton College women’s volleyball team, opposing teams have found no safe harbor inside against the …

AREA ROUNDUP: Lady Cougars hit boards, beat Tarboro on Saturday

PINETOPS — The bad news for the SouthWest Edgecombe varsity girls basketball team in Saturday’s nonconference home game against county rival Tarboro is that the Lady Cougars missed a lot of …

Bulldogs topped in OT by Crusaders, 86-84

TIGERVILLE, S.C. — The road hasn’t been a kind place for the Barton College men’s basketball this season.

Saturday afternoon at North Greenville, unfamiliar floors and bus rides transitioned …

Demons hoist the Jolly Roger

Despite no individual champs, Fike wins Corinth Holders tourney

WENDELL — Despite not producing a single individual champion, the Fike High wrestling team hoisted the Jolly Roger Invitational flag Saturday at Corinth Holders. The 3-A Big East Conference Golden …

Area Calendar, Jan. 15-16

Monday, January 15 College Men’s Basketball Barton at Southern Wesleyan, 7:30 p.m. College Women’s Basketball Barton at Southern Wesleyan, 5:30 p.m. High School Varsity Boys Basketball MLK Holiday Bash at Farmville Central — Beddingfield vs. Kill Devil Hills First Flight, 1:30 p.m.; Fayetteville Jack Britt vs. Greene Central, 4:30 p.m. Wilson Christian at Durham Fellowship Baptist, 6:30 p.m.; Greenfield MLK […]

Jimmy Wilson Blackmon

March 30, 1944 — Jan. 14, 2018   Jimmy Wilson Blackmon, 73, of Four Oaks died Sunday. The funeral is Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Unity Free Will Baptist Church, 104 W. Langdon Ave., Smithfield. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kenlyfs.com.

William Edward ‘Hoot’ Coggins

PINETOPS — William Edward “Hoot” Coggins, 86, died Saturday. The funeral is Tuesday at 2 p.m. graveside at Pineview Cemetery in Pinetops.    Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.carlislefuneralhome.com.

Edna Strickland

HENDERSON — Edna Earl Hamm Strickland, age 65, a resident of 1033 S. Lake Lodge Road, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at her home. Born in Wilson County on Sept. 24, 1952, she was the daughter of the late James Earl Hamm and Hazel Ruth Brown Hamm. Edna was formerly employed as an inspector at Americal. Funeral services will be […]

Johnny Williams Jr.

GOLDSBORO — Johnny Williams Jr., 65, died Wednesday. Arrangements are by Howell Funeral Home and Crematory, Goldsboro.