Bladen Journal- RSS SPORTS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/section/SPORTS http://bladenjournal.com/section/SPORTS Mon, 25 May 2015 03:21:31 EST 1800 White-tailed deer management forums are set http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153654972/White-tailed-deer-management-forums-are-set RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host nine public forums across the state — including one in Bladen County — in June to discuss deer management in North Carolina. Fri, 22 May 2015 19:26:12 EST Evers extends thanks for support of athletics http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153656437/Evers-extends-thanks-for-support-of-athletics As athletic director at East Bladen High School, I would like to thank our Booster Club and all of our sponsors for making this such a successful sports season. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:41:11 EST Three Knights sign to play college baseball http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-sports/153639656/Three-Knights-sign-to-play-college-baseball DUBLIN — A trio of senior teammates sat together at a table covered with a tablecloth in West Bladen blue and signed their letters of intent to play college baseball in the fall. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:21:17 EST The Phantom Menace of the race track http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153613375/The-Phantom-Menace-of-the-race-track It occurred to me after I watched the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race on May 16 that I have spent precious little time this season talking about the “all-stars” of our sport. Instead, I have stayed true to form and gone off on a series of odd... Thu, 21 May 2015 12:26:11 EST West Bladen falls to Croatan, 9-4 http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153607387/West-Bladen-falls-to-Croatan-9-4 NEWPORT — The Croatan Cougars completed a sweep of Bladen County baseball teams on Tuesday when they handed visiting West Bladen a 9-4 loss in the third round of the state's Class 2-A East playoffs. Croatan defeated East Bladen 10-2 in the... Wed, 20 May 2015 10:41:14 EST Grid camp http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153591336/Grid-camp DUBLIN — West Bladen High football coach Russell Dove recently announced that the Knights would host the second annual Richard Howell Youth Football Camp. Wed, 20 May 2015 10:11:12 EST Knights fall to Croatan, 9-4 http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153607581/Knights-fall-to-Croatan-9-4 NEWPORT — The West Bladen Knights' baseball season came to an end on Tuesday when they suffered a 9-4 loss in the third round of the state's Class 2-A East playoffs to Croatan. Wed, 20 May 2015 08:26:11 EST Knights to face Croatan on Tuesday http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153582445/Knights-to-face-Croatan-on-Tuesday DUBLIN — Already in somewhat uncharted territory, the West Bladen baseball Knights are on the road again in an effort to extend their season into the fourth round of the Class 2-A East playoffs when they take on Croatan High in Newport at 7 p.m. Tue, 19 May 2015 12:01:11 EST Bladen County Law Enforcement Association tournament re-set http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153559512/Bladen-County-Lqaw-Enforcement-Association-tournament-re-set WHITE LAKE — The Bladen County Law Enforcement Association's first-ever golf tournament, postponed from an earlier date because of severe weather, has been rescheduled for Friday, June 5, at Vineyard Golf at White Lake. Mon, 18 May 2015 11:36:11 EST Knights knock off Edenton Holmes http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153546886/Knights-knock-off-Edenton-Holmes EDENTON — The West Bladen Knights knocked off its second straight higher-ranked team in the state's Class 2-A baseball playoffs on Saturday, posting a come-from-behind, nail-biting 2-1 win over Edenton Holmes. Sun, 17 May 2015 10:41:12 EST Hines brothers, Campbell compete at states http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153541204/Hines-brothers-Campbell-compete-at-states GREENSBORO — East Bladen High track coach Cedric Mathis couldn't have been more enthusiastic when three of his athletes qualified for the state's Class 2-A Track & Field finals at North Carolina A&T on Saturday. And despite failing... Sat, 16 May 2015 15:46:12 EST Lewis repeats as gymnastics champion http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-sports/153497555/Lewis-repeats-as-gymnastics-champion TAR HEEL — At first glance, Kiera Lewis looks just like a typical 9-year-old, with a smile that lights up a room and enough energy to run circles around most adults. Fri, 15 May 2015 08:16:11 EST Long-distance hiker sleeps at Harmony Hall http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153497635/Long-distance-hiker-sleeps-at-Harmony-Hall WHITE OAK — By the time she completes her current hiking experience, Yvonne Entingh will have walked more than 1,500 miles through a handful of states. By herself. Thu, 14 May 2015 17:31:13 EST Knights upset Ayden-Grifton http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153475199/Knights-upset-Ayden-Grifton AYDEN — Jeremy Hunt hurled a six-hit shutout and led visiting West Bladen to a 2-0 upset win over Ayden-Grifton on Wednesday in the opening round of the state's Class 2-A East baseball playoffs. Thu, 14 May 2015 07:56:14 EST East miscues lead to 11-6 playoff loss http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153475240/East-miscues-lead-to-11-6-playoff-loss ELIZABETHTOWN — Northside Jacksonville won its first-ever softball playoff game on Wednesday when the No. 26 seed Lady Monarchs took advantage of six East Bladen errors and upset the No. 7 seed Lady Eagles 11-5 in eight innings in the first... Wed, 13 May 2015 23:11:12 EST Kickball tournament to be held http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153466252/Kickball-tournament-to-be-held ELIZABETHTOWN — Sword of the Lord Ministries will be sponsoring a church kickball tournament on Saturday, June 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Leinwand Park in Elizabethtown. Wed, 13 May 2015 09:36:11 EST Sometimes bigger can be better http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153465927/Sometimes-bigger-can-be-better It is a rare occurrence, but occasionally in the world of professional sports an individual comes along who becomes the standard bearer for his particular field of competition. Wed, 13 May 2015 08:41:11 EST Board honors Lady Eagles for 26-1 season http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153437904/Board-honors-Lady-Eagles-for-26-1-season ELIZABETHTOWN — Members of the Bladen County Board of Education recently joined Board Chairman Ophelia Munn-Goins and Vice-Chairman Alan West in recognizing the East Bladen varsity basketball Lady Eagles for their outstanding athletic... Tue, 12 May 2015 08:16:11 EST Teams get playoff invites http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153423071/Teams-get-playoff-invites The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released its playoff pairings for baseball, softball and soccer on Monday, and five Bladen County teams will be competing in the Class 2-A bracket. Mon, 11 May 2015 14:51:11 EST East blanks West on the pitch http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/153386139/East-blanks-West-on-the-pitch DUBLIN — east Bladen visited cross-county conference rival West Bladen on Thursday and handed the Lady Knights a 7-0 soccer whitewashing. Fri, 8 May 2015 14:21:13 EST