FAYETTEVILLE — Like East Bladen has done to many of its opponents this season, the Lady Rams of Reidsville turned the tables on the Lady Eagles, holding them to just 13 points in the second half, to win Wednesday’s East region semifinal at the Crown Arena, 41-37.The loss brings an end to East Bladen’s season at 28-2.“Their length caught up with us in the second half,” said East Bladen coach patty Evers. “And we just didn’t execute in the second half like we have all season.”Reidsville, now 25-0, moves on to the East Region finals Saturday.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding anglers that they cannot harvest or possess blueback herring and alewife, collectively known as “river herring,” greater than 6 inches in length while boating on or fishing in inland fishing waters of coastal rivers and their tributaries.
ELIZABETHTOWN — A pair of hard-fought championship games were staged Thursday in the Bladen 5 Conference Tournament, and one school managed to sweep the two titles.Clarkton School of Discovery’s boys and girls teams went into the tournament with a combined 11-1 record, then stormed to the championships.The Lady Blue Devils completed their season with an 8-0 mark after a 33-29 win over Elizabethtown Middle in the tourney championship; the Blue Devils finished ...
FAYETTEVILLE — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is hosting the 3rd Annual Kayak, Fish and Float workshop on April 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville.
Mother Nature’s winter joyride through the region over the past several weeks has migraines for spring sports coaches across Bladen County.“I’ve been coaching 37 years, and I’ve never seen anything like this,” said East Bladen baseball coach Russell Priest. “This weather pattern has really hurt everyone, and it’s unusual that it’s lasted so long.”Although the constant rain and cold has affected softball, soccer, golf ...
East Bladen’s Lady Eagles will travel to the Crown Arena in Fayetteville today to face the Reidsville Lady Rams in the state’s East Region semifinals.Game time is set for 7 p.m.The Lady Rams, 24-0, play out of the Mid-State Conference and have three players averaging in double figures. Bryanna Bonds, the team’s 5-7 point guard, averages 16 points per game, while 5-11 guard Teisha Richardson puts in 13 points and 5-8 forward Tabby Lawson contributes 12 p...
Contributed photoThe Verticle Church Warriors took the top prize on Saturday, winning the Bladen Baptist Association Men’s Basketball League championship
ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen’s Lady Eagles, 28-1, will face Reidsville, 24-0, on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Crown Arena in Fayetteville.East Bladen defeated Southern Vance on Friday in the East Sectional finals, 65-53, after rallying from a 19-point deficit early in the second quarter.The Lady Rams defeated Beddingfield, 53-47, in their Sectional final on Friday.
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