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...
DUBLIN — The West Bladen Knights' defense forced 24 turnovers and the offense crashed the boards before draining several second-half three-pointers en route to a 70-38 thrashing of Southwest Onslow on Friday in the semifinals of the...
Bladen County varsity basketball teams will be in action today and tomorrow, now that the winter weather has subsided throughout most of the state.
The East Bladen Lady Eagles basketball team will host Eastern Randolph on Saturday at 5 p.m.The West Bladen Lady Knights basketball team will play at Currituck County on Saturday at 5 p.m.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Class 2-A state sectional playoff opener between East Bladen's Lady Eagles and Eastern Randolph has been rescheduled for Friday at 5 p.m.
DUBLIN — The first-round sectional playoff game between the Lady Knights of West Bladen and Currituck County wlil be played Friday at 6 p.m. at Currituck County High School.
DUBLIN — West Bladen's Knights withstood a late three-point barrage by visiting East Bladen and avoided a first-round upset with a 58-53 win Wednesday in the state's Class 2-A sectional playoffs.
State playoff basketball games for Bladen County girls teams have been postponed for a second time because of the weather.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Today's Class 2-A state basketball playoff game between East Bladen's Lady Eagles and Eastern Randolph has been postponed.The game will now be played at 5 p.m. on Thursday at East Bladen.
Tuesday's start to the Class 2-A state basketball playoffs have been pushed back to Wednesday because of a winter mix of precipitation that moved through the region overnight Monday and into Tuesday morning.
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BOLIVIA — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is holding a public meeting on Thursday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in Bolivia to seek input in developing a management plan for Columbus County Game Land, Green Swamp Game Land and Juniper Creek Game...
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association was both good and bad for Bladen County girls basketball teams when the seedings and pairings were announced Saturday for the Class 2-A East playoffs.
The first round of the state's Class 2-A boys basketball playoffs couldn't have shaped up much better for Bladen County fans.
RALEIGH — Got an eye for design and a fondness for wildlife? The North Carolina chapter of The Wildlife Society is seeking logo entries for the Society's conference, which will be held in Raleigh in October 2016.
Mother Nature was the only winner when it came time to tip off the Four County Conference basketball tournament this week.
The 2015 Sprint Unlimited on Feb. 14 was not the most exciting race we will see this year, but it did a pretty decent job of whetting our appetites for what's to come.
Due to the anticipated weather issues and The Four County Conference stretching from Spivey's Corner to Bladenboro to Rocky Point, the Conference has postponed Monday's tournament games.
ELIZABETHTOWN — There is probably no coach happier to see East Bladen girls basketball coach Patty Evers get her 400th win than the one the Lady Eagles beat on Thursday for the milestone.
East Bladen and West Bladen varsity basketball teams have completed their regular season portion of the schedule, and now turn their attention to the Four County Conference Tournament that tips off on Monday.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles of East Bladen completed its perfect run through the regular season with a 57-20 win over cross-county rival West Bladen on Thursday in a game that was moved from Dublin to Elizabethtown because of bats in the...
ELIZABETHTOWN — West Bladen earned the Four County Conference crown on Thursday with a 61-47 win over cross-county rival East Bladen. The game was moved to the Eagles Nest when the Knights' gymnasiums were discovered to have bats earlier...
DUNN — Nine Lady Knights scored Tuesday, but West Bladen couldn't hold off a three-point barrage by Midway and fell to the Lady Raiders in a Four County Conference game, 63-40.
DUBLIN — Things have gotten a bit batty at West Bladen High School this week.
ROSE HILL — Lacey Suggs scored a career-best 40 points to more than double-up East Bladen's opponent, and Imani Turner-Dobson recorded 14 blocks as the Lady Eagles walloped Union in a Four County Conference tilt on Tuesday.
ROSE HILL — The East Bladen Eagles used a stiff defense and got scoring from 10 players en route to an easy 68-38 win over Union in a Four County Conference game Tuesday.
DUNN — The West Bladen Knights clinched at least a tie for the Four County Conference title on Tuesday with a 64-52 win over Midway.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the National Wild Turkey Federation will be offering 17 free turkey hunting seminars across North Carolina in March and April in anticipation of the upcoming spring turkey season.
CLINTON — West Bladen won its eighth straight Four County Conference game and moved into sole possession of first place in the conference on Friday with a 71-63 win over Clinton.
ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen made a strong bid in the second half to topple visiting Wallace-Rose Hill, but ran out of magic down the stretch and dropped the Four County Conference matchup, 78-68.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles used a 29-0 run that included a 24-0 second quarter to rip visiting Wallace-Rose Hill on Friday, 57-22, in a Four County Conference tilt at the Eagles Nest.
CLINTON — The West Bladen Lady Knights fell to host Clinton on Friday, 50-30, in a Four County Conference matchup.The loss drops West Bladen to 12-10 overall and 8-4 in the conference.
ELIZABETHTOWN — College football's national signing day came to East Bladen High on Wednesday, as twins Farrell and Larrell Murchison signed their letters of intent to play their collegiate careers for Winston-Salem...
DUBLIN — West Bladen had four players score in double-figures on Tuesday, keying a 67-56 win over visiting Pender County, the Knights' seventh straight Four County Conference victory.
ROCKY POINT — East Bladen dug itself a huge hole to open Tuesday's game at Heidi Trask and couldn't climb out, falling to the Titans in a Four County Conference matchup, 80-54.
DUBLIN — The Lady Knights put together a solid defensive game right out of the gate and handed visiting Pender County a 42-31 Four County Conference loss on Tuesday.
ROCKY POINT — The Lady Eagles of East Bladen went on the road Tuesday and played one of their least precise games of the season, but still managed to earn a 60-39 Four County Conference win over Heidi Trask.