Bladen Journal- RSS SPORTS Feed Mon, 25 May 2015 03:21:31 EST 1800 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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