CLINTON — East Bladen broke a first-inning 1-1 tie with 24 unanswered runs on Thursday, and the Lady Eagles pounded Union for a 25-1 win in the Four County Conference opener.
ST. PAULS — Lexi Dawson rapped five hits and drove in eight runs on Wednesday to lead East Bladen over St. Pauls, 21-2, in a non-conference game.
The sharp ping of baseballs being crushed by aluminum bats have filled the air at area high schools, where the Knights and Eagles are already under way in their 2015 schedules.
CERRO GORDO — West Bladen put West Columbus in a hole early and never let the Vikings out as the Knights cruised to a 9-1 non-conference win on Tuesday.
PEMBROKE — West Bladen's Nicole Wyatt twirled a three-hitter and the Lady Knights' bats lit up the scoreboard on Tuesday en route to a 10-0 non-conference whitewashing of Class 4-A Purnell Swett.
Watching Brian Vickers go about his business at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 8 was, for me, the happiest NASCAR moment of the season so far.
The Lady Knights of West Bladen have been the perennial class of their conference over the past handful of seasons — amassing a four-year mark of 84-20 overall with deep runs in the Class 2-A playoffs — and are looking to continue that...
ELIZABETHTOWN —Defense proved to be the key Monday as the Lady Eagles opened their 2014 soccer season with a 1-0 non-conference win over visiting East Columbus.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A contingent of karate competitors from Bladenboro's Carolina Karate made their way to Myrtle Beach on Saturday to participate in the Shark Fest Tournament.
DUBLIN — West Bladen High School will host the West Bladen Softball Mini Fundamental Camp on Saturday, March 21.
DUBLIN — To say that West Bladen senior Rahu Purdie has come a long way on the basketball court hardly captures his journey of hard work, dedication and heart over the past years.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Those in sports rarely take things for granted, but if there was ever a sure thing, it may very well have been the voting for Player of the Year in the Four County Conference.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently awarded $30,000 to local governments for conservation-friendly development projects — $10,000 each to three local governments that met or exceeded goals to incorporate wildlife...
The Clarkton School of Discovery girls basketball team won the Bladen 5 Conference Tournament championship, as well as shared the regular-season conference title with Elizabethtown Middle School, who were the tournament runners-up.
The Clarkton School of Discovery boy's basketball team won the Bladen 5 Conference championship and the Bladen 5 Tournament championship. Elizabethtown Middle School was the Bladen 5 Tournament runner-up.
BLADENBORO — Back and forth they went, trading baskets and chances to win in the final minutes of regulation with a trip to regionals on the line on Tuesday.
BLADENBORO — Fairmont sophomore Julius Caulder stepped up to the free-throw line on Tuesday night with his team nursing a two-point lead and a deafening West Bladen crowd on its feet with less than a minute to play.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles met their match defensively on Tuesday, but a fourth quarter filled with grit, heart and determination saw East Bladen storm back from a 15-point deficit and take a one-point lead — only to succumb to a big...
Let's say, just for the sake of argument, that some friends put together a race pool for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1; not that I would ever be interested in anything like...
Sectional finals are on tap Tuesday, and two Bladen County teams will be vying for a crown.
ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen's Lady Eagles broke open a tight game at halftime with a 22-3 outburst in the third quarter to knock off visiting Goldsboro, 56-26, in the second round of the Class 2-A sectional playoffs on Monday.
DUBLIN — Senior year is hardly a time to coast for a group of seniors at West Bladen High.
SENECA, S.C. — Andrew Helms and Jake Whitaker, students at the UNC-Charlotte, made college bass-fishing history Sunday, Feb. 22, by adding the 2015 Bassmaster College Classic title to add to their National Championship title.
BARCO — The No. 19 seede West Bladen Lady Knights lost to No. 14 seed Currituck County on Saturday in the first round of the Class 2-A East sectional playoffs, 49-20.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles shook off enough rust, Imani Turner-Dobson dominated the boards and Lacey Suggs exploded for 17 second-half points to lead East Bladen past a scrappy Eastern Randolph squad, 59-42, in the first round of the Class...