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Brick by brick

When Jeff Lennox strolls across the Barton College campus, his demeanor and presence won’t be confused with that of a rock star. But maybe they should be. After all, the school is now the epicenter for volleyball in NCAA Division II …
College Sports

Bulldogs ousted by Pfeiffer 13-5

BURLINGTON — A promising season that began with 13 consecutive wins for the Barton College baseball team ended with six straight losses as the Bulldogs were eliminated from the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas tournament Friday with a …

Lady Bulldogs eliminated from CC tournament

BURLINGTON — As the No. 7 seed in the 2017 Conference Carolinas tournament, the Barton College softball team gave No. 2 Limestone all it could handle in the late stages of Friday’s game at Springwood Park. The Lady Bulldogs rallied …

Bulldogs win NCAA opener

COLUMBUS, Ga. — A freshman nailed down a dramatic win for the ages Friday afternoon for the Barton College men’s tennis team. Tied 4-4 and left as the only match on the court against Queens University in the NCAA Division II Southeast …
School Sports

Lady Knights foiled by WCD in shootout

In what proved to be a defensive-oriented affair, the Greenfield School varsity girls soccer team faced 23 shots before getting Friday’s 1-A Coastal Plain Independents Conference match to penalty kicks with archrival Wayne Country Day on …
Community Sports

A runner’s dream

Running the Boston Marathon is the ultimate dream for many long-distance runners around the world, but that dream became reality April 17 for a pair of Wilson residents. Greg Yarbrough, competing in his ninth marathon, finally got his chance to …
Pro Sports

Ready for the next step

Lewis Neal’s name doesn’t come up in any of the dozens of NFL mock first-round drafts proliferating on the internet in recent days, but the former LSU defensive end is supremely confident that he’ll get his chance to play …
Student-athlete of the week

Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week: Zach Pittman, Fike High

Fike High sophomore Zach Pittman played a major role in his Golden Demons varsity baseball team playing for the Golden Leaf Invitational championship last week, making him this week’s Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week. In …