BRIEFS…

Ex-Knight a pre-season all-conference pick***BUIES CREEK — D.J. Mason, a graduate of West Bladen High, has been named to the pre-season All-Big ...

November 14th, 2015 |  


Eagles advance with OT win, 35-34

ELIZABETHTOWN — It was playoff football at its best, and it all came down to a single moment — a moment that all but froze in time with th...

November 13th, 2015 |  


West Bladen falls, 59-28

KINSTON — The West Bladen Knights fell in the first round of the Class 2-A East playoffs on Friday, losing to Kinston 59-28.The No. 16 seed Knig...

November 13th, 2015 |  


N.C. State extends Gottfried’s contract, raises salary to $2.5 million

RALEIGH (WNCN) – N.C. State has signed its two head basketball coaches, men’s coach Mark Gottfried and women’s coach Wes Moore, to c...

November 13th, 2015 |  


U.S. Soccer curtails heading by young players

U.S. Soccer curtails heading by young players

RALEIGH (WTVD) — U.S. Soccer wants its youth leagues to cut back on heading, but changes aren’t coming in the form of mandates by the fede...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Round one

Round one

ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen’s Eagles in the state football playoffs has become about the same as fall following summer. And once again, Le...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Elon University football player dies after fall at UNC-Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL (WTVD) — Elon University reports football player Demitri Allison was killed in a fall from a residence hall at UNC Chapel Hill Wedne...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Knights face tall task vs. Kinston

Knights face tall task vs. Kinston

DUBLIN — Be careful what you wish for is an adage that West Bladen football coach Russell Dove surely has tumbling around in the far reaches of ...

November 12th, 2015 |  


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November 12th, 2015 |  


Fayetteville family gets new ‘Cheesehead’ banner thanks to local UPS store owner

Fayetteville family gets new ‘Cheesehead’ banner thanks to local UPS store owner

FAYETTEVILLE (WNCN) — A North Carolina family, whose “North Carolina Cheesehead” banner was snatched from Carolina Panthers quarterb...

November 12th, 2015 |