Bladen Journal- RSS SPORTS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/section/SPORTS http://bladenjournal.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:56:26 EST 1800 Purdie’s threes highlight Knights’ win http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151486162/Purdies-threes-highlight-Knights-win DUBLIN — Rahu Purdie drained six three-pointers, the Knights buried 13 of 18 free throws and the West Bladen bench provided some key minutes on Saturday en route to a 59-52 win over visiting Wallace-Rose Hill in a Four County Conference... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:11:11 EST Pait’s buzzer-beater nips WRH, 42-41 http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151485992/Paits-buzzer-beater-nips-WRH-42-41 DUBLIN — West Bladen coach Pam Stephens knew Wallace-Rose Hill would be dangerous. She also knew her Lady Knights couldn't afford any let-downs. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:46:11 EST Lady Eagles, Lady Knights win http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151465005/Lady-Eagles-Lady-Knights-win DUNN — East Bladen's Lacey Suggs fell a basket short from beating Midway all by herself on Friday. Instead, her 32 points led the Lady Eagles to a 62-33 win over the Lady Raiders in Four County Conference action. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:51:11 EST Knights, Eagles earn wins http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151465023/Knights-Eagles-earn-wins ROSE HILL — The Knights of West Bladen won every quarter Friday against Union, including a huge third quarter, to run away with a 69-36 Four County Conference win. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:26:11 EST (No heading) http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151441504/ Rotary's 8K Trail Run and Walk set to benefit Wounded Warriors Project*** Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:01:11 EST Basketball camp scholarship applications available http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151442465/Basketball-camp-scholarship-applications-available BURGAW — Four County EMC is again offering basketball camp scholarships for rising sixth- through eighth-grade students. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:01:11 EST Knights claim win over East Bladen http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151436430/Knights-claim-win-over-East-Bladen ELIZABETHTOWN — The visiting Knights of West Bladen got all it could handle from the Eagles of East Bladen in a Four County Conference tilt on Wednesday. But in the end, the Knights had too much and took a hard-fought 57-47 win. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:56:11 EST Lady Eagles rout West Bladen http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151417727/Lady-Eagles-rout-West-Bladen ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles and Lady Knights played a ragged first half Wednesday, but East Bladen's ragged was a lot better than West Bladen's. The Lady Knights went the final 24-plus minutes of the game without scoring and lost... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:31:11 EST Murchisons select Winston-Salem State http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151418296/Murchisons-select-Winston-Salem-State ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen senior twin brothers Farrell and Larrell Murchison have committed to play their collegiate football at Winston-Salem State. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:06:10 EST Murchison, Priest grab conference’s top honors http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-sports/151398562/Murchison-Priest-grab-conferences-top-honors ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen senior Farrell Murchison got the whipped cream on top of his football sundae Tuesday when he was voted by coaches in the Four County Conference as the player of the year. Eagles head coach Robby Priest was also tabbed... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:41:11 EST Eagles to host Knights on Wednesday http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151391919/Eagles-to-host-Knights-on-Wednesday ELIZABETHTOWN — The Four County Conference games between East Bladen High and West Bladen High, originally scheduled for Tuesday evening, will be played Wednesday at East Bladen. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:11:13 EST Eagles get non-conference win http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151381584/Eagles-get-non-conference-win ROSE HILL — East Bladen used a second-quarter gem at both ends of the court to help knock off Topsail on Monday in a non-conference game, 66-53.The win improved the Eagles to 8-7, while Topsail fell to 6-9. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:16:12 EST Boating, hunting courses offered locally http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151377343/Boating-hunting-courses-offered-locally ELIZABETHTOWN — The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission will be offering several free boating and hunting education courses this year in the Bladen County area. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:56:11 EST Lady Knights, Lady Eagles get a ‘W’ http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151336550/Lady-Knights-Lady-Eagles-get-a-W DUBLIN — The Lady Knights climbed out of a deep hole late in the game to nip visiting Midway, 54-42, in Four County Conference action on Friday. Sat, 17 Jan 2015 20:36:11 EST Knights, Eagles get conference wins http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151336542/Knights-Eagles-get-conference-wins DUBLIN — West Bladen's Knights snapped their three-game losing skein on Friday with a hard-fought 73-70 win over conference-leading Midway. Sat, 17 Jan 2015 20:16:10 EST Basketball gets restarted after exams http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151193454/Basketball-gets-restarted-after-exams Bladen County varsity basketball teams packed three Four County Conference games into one five days last week, but sandwiched around the week was the holiday break and final exams — giving coaches the added challenge of keeping their players... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:56:11 EST Taxpayers can donate to state’s wildlife http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151296146/Taxpayers-can-donate-to-states-wildlife RALEIGH — By donating on line 27 of their N.C. state income tax form, North Carolinians can ensure the health and future of wildlife and their habitats for future generations to enjoy. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:46:11 EST Hancock teams up for second-place finish http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151191420/Hancock-teams-up-for-second-place-finish SOUTHERN PINES — Battling wintery weather on top of a tough Pine Needles Golf Club, Cade Hancock of Elizabethtown teamed up with Ben Canady of Fayetteville to take second place of the middle-school division of last weekend's “The... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:52:34 EST Wyatt to pitch for Coker College http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-sports/151184741/Wyatt-to-pitch-for-Coker-College DUBLIN — West Bladen senior Nicole Wyatt has had a goal in her life for just about as long as she can remember, and the recipe for reaching that goal included both softball and academics. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:52:26 EST Life jacket signed by pros up for auction http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/151179363/Life-jacket-signed-by-pros-up-for-auction ALEXANDRIA, Va. – What good is a life jacket that isn't going near the water anytime soon? Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:16:03 EST