Bladen Journal- RSS SPORTS Feed Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:27:10 EST 1800 Feeding, harassing alligators is dangerous, illegal RALEIGH —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding people that if you see an alligator, in most instances it is not necessary to do anything other than leave it alone. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Eagles getting early accolades on the gridiron ELIZABETHTOWN — The high-school football regular season may still be a month away, but most teams have already been involved with summer workouts and regional seven-on-seven competitions. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) Lady Eagles tennis tryouts***ELIZABETHTOWN — Tryouts for the East Bladen girls tennis team will begin Monday, Aug. 4, at 9 a.m.Interested participants must have a current physical. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Knights ready for Clash of the Carolinas to open World Series DUBLIN — The West Bladen Knights are just a day away from the Clash of the Carolinas. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thompson plays in East-West game GREENSBORO — West Bladen graduate Courtney Thompson logged some minutes on the court for the East All-Stars on Monday at the Greensboro Coliseum in the annual East-West basketball showcase, a game won by the West squad, 82-68. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Saquan slugs second home run SPOKANE. Wash. — Squan Johnson hit his second home run of the season on Sunday, capping a solid weekend that saw the East Bladen graduate go 4-for-12 and raise his batting average to .179 on the season. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST FLORIDA-BOUND DUBLIN — With their repeat Dixie Pre-Majors State Tournament championship under their collective belts, the Knights of West Bladen are now focusing on a second trip to the World Series, this time in Chipley, Fla. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Nice catch Contributed photos Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thompson placed on East's all-star roster DUBLIN — Courtney Thompson's high-school basketball career received another feather in the cap when it was announced recently that she would be on the East's roster for the annual East-West All-Star girls basketball game. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Knights are Florida-bound CERRO GORDO — West Bladen capped a 3-1 record in the Dixie Pre-Majors state tournament on Monday with an 11-5 win over Duplin County in the championship game, and earned a second straight berth in the World Series. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Butters is best Contributed photo Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scoreboard … RACING***Dublin Motor SpeedwaySaturday results*** Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Johnson sees litle action for the Indians SPOKANE, Wash. — Saquan Johnson had a quiet week with the Spokane Indians, the Class A short-season team in the Texas Rangers minor league system. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST West BNladen, Duplin County to decide state title Monday CERRO GORDO —Duplin County handed West Bladen its first loss in the Dixie Pre-Majors State Tournament on Sunday, rallying from a 6-4 deficit to take a 7-6 win in eight innings. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST West one game from state title repeat CERRO GORDO — West Bladen's hopes for a return trip to the Dixie Pre-Majors World Series rests on a matchup with Duplin County on Sunday afternoon. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hancock hones skills at Wake Forest ELIZABETHTOWN — After a highly successful summer on the Coastal Junior Golf Tour, Cade Hancock opened his current summer schedule by attending a golf camp at Wake Forest University. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Survey: CWD not detected in North Carolina Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Welcoming a champion Contributed photo Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fly-tying event still has spaces open FAYETTEVILLE — Space is still available for the inaugural Marabou Madness Fly-Tying event, which will be held this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST West Bladen set to open defense of state title DUBLIN — Their opponent is still unknown for Saturday's opener of the 2014 Dixie Pre-Majors Baseball State Tournament, but West Bladen's players have known for nearly a year now where they want to go: Florida, for the Dixie... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST