RACING***Dublin Motor SpeedwaySaturday's results
DUBLIN — West Bladen saw a number of game-winning opportunities go to waste Saturday, and the Knights dropped a Four County Conference game to visiting Wallace-Rose Hill, 3-2.
DUBLIN — It took two trips to West Bladen High, but Wallace-Rose Hill used a handful of unearned runs to beat the Lady Knights in a Four County Conference matchup, 5-3.
All athketic events for East Bladen and West Bladen high schools scheduled for Friday have been postponed because of weather.Those include:
Although the high-school basketball season is now a somewhat distance memory, two Bladen County student-athletes have received yet another accolade — this one from NCPreps.com.
ELIZABETHTOWN — In a battle for sole or shared possession of first place in the Four County Conference, Heidi Trask came to town and knocked off the Lady Eagles of East Bladen on Thursday, 9-3.
DUBLIN — Mother Nature again messed with the athletics schedule at West Bladen High on Thursday.
ROCKY POINT — Track and field athletes from the Four County Conference, including those from East Bladen and West Bladen, competed in the conference championships on Wednesday at Heidi Trask High.
Raynor tabbed to coach state teams***
MYRTLE BEACH — Makenzie Singletary, a yellow belt from Bladenboro's Carolina Karate, placed second in sparring at “Beach Battle 2015” in Myrtle Beach on Saturday, April 25.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles rallied from a 1-0 deficit at halftime by scoring four second-half goals and sending Pender County home with a 4-0 Four County Conference loss on Tuesday.
ROCKY POINT — West Bladen hitters got handcuffed Tuesday and the Knights dropped a Four County Conference tilt to Heidi Trask, 5-3.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Eagles rallied from an early deficit and Alex Coates went the distance on the hill to hurl East Bladen past visiting Pender County, 10-6, in a Four County Conference matchup.
ROCKY POINT — Conference-leading Heidi Trask held visiting West Bladen to two hits on Tuesday and handed the Lady Knights a 3-1 Four County Conference loss.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles ripped 16 hits, including seven for extra bases, and pummeled visiting Pender County on Tuesday for a 15-5 Four County Conference win.
As I sit down to write this column today, a significant portion of the racing community will be attending the memorial service for Steve Byrnes, the FOX Sports broadcaster who lost his battle with cancer on April 21 at the age of 56.
RALEIGH — Rep. Jimmy Dixon (R-Duplin/Wayne) has introduced a bill that could change and add to responsibilities of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
CLINTON — The Eagles couldn't hold on to a 5-2 lead in the seventh inning and watched as the Dark Horses of Clinton rallied for a 6-5 Four County Conference win on Friday.
CLINTON — The Lady Eagles rapped 15 hits and Lacey Suggs twirled a complete-game three-hitter en route to a 12-1 Four County win over Clinton.The win improved East Bladen to 12-2 overall and 8-1 in the conference.
Law enforcement association to hold tourney***
TEACHEY — The Lady Knights rallied twice on Thursday and posted a 14-10 win over Wallace-Rose Hill.West Bladen improved to 9-5 overall and 6-2 in the Four County Conference. The Lady Bulldogs fell to 9-6, 5-4.
TEACHEY — West Bladen used a strong pitching performance from Chandler Lennon and a pair of lucky sevens — seven runs in the seventh inning — to hand Wallace-Rose Hill a 10-4 Four County Conference loss on Thursday.
TEACHEY — The West Bladen Lady Knights outlasted host Wallace-Rose Hill on Thursday and posted a 14-10 win in nine innings.
ELIZABETHTOWN — National 4-H Council has announced the launch of the spring 2015 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company. This event marks the sixth year of collaboration between the organizations on the national...
The six-year run of the annual Buddy Burney Memorial Jamboree in Bladen County — which included a rainout of the event in 2013 — has come to end, leaving East Bladen and West Bladen varsity football teams to find other pre-season...