DUBLIN — Score another one for Mother Nature.
ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen Athletics Director and coach Patty Evers has an ambassador to bridge the gap between incoming freshmen and girls athletics, something she had no idea about until recently.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Mother Nature strikes again!
If I had to list the drivers people have asked me about over the years, Kurt Busch wouldn't be in the top 10.But over the course of the past several weeks, he has been number one.
DUBLIN — West Bladen put any doubts aside Wednesday night when they exploded for seven runs in the first inning and went on to thrash visiting Heidi Trask, 17-6, in a Four County Conference game.
DUBLIN — In an early showdown of Four County Conference teams with unblemished conference records on Wednesday, visiting Heidi Trask got the better of West Bladen in eight innings and took an 6-4 win.
CERRO GORDO — The Lady Eagles traveled to face West Columbus in a non-conference doubleheader Wednesday, and came home with a sweep, 10-0 and 10-2.
BURGAW — A sixth-inning rally by East Bladen fell short Tuesday on the road against Pender County, and the Eagles suffered a tough 1-0 Four County Conference loss to the Patriots.
BURGAW — Miller Heustess and Lacey Suggs combined on a five-hitter and the Lady Eagles pounded 16 hits on Tuesday to wallop Pender County 15-3 for a Four County Conference win.
The West Bladen softball and baseball games at Heidi Trask, originally scheduled for today, have been postponed because of wet fields.
TEACHEY — The Eagles tennis team traveled Monday to take on Wallace-Rose Hill in a Four County Conference twin bill, and came home with a sweep.
Mackenzie Singletary from Bladenboro's Carolina Karate competed in her first tournament on Saturday in Conway, S.C. Mackenzie gave an impressive first fight and proved how tough she was. She placed fourth overall in sparring.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Special Olympics athletes, leaders and family members from 39 states converged on Capitol Hill on Wednesday for Special Olympics' 12th annual “Capitol Hill Day.”
RALEIGH —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open the statewide spring hunting season for wild turkeys — male and bearded turkeys only — on April 11 through May 9, preceded by a youth-only week from April 4-10.
Mother Nature got the better of Bladen County sports late in the week, claiming a sweep of the high-school baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, golf and track and field events on Thursday and Friday.
I snapped to attention recently when I heard a TV news anchor reporting a small but public war of words between a couple of high-profile celebrities.
Since Sunday evening, when the men's field of 68 was revealed for the 2015 NCAA college basketball tournament, copy machines have been humming in an effort to produces entries for the annual spring ritual of running pools that offer the winner...
ELIZABETHTOWN — Trailing by five runs going into the bottom of the sixth on Tuesday, the Lady Eagles of East Bladen exploded for 10 runs and handed visiting Midway an 11-6 Four County Conference loss.
DUBLIN — The Lady Knights bounced back from a tough 2-0 loss on Monday to get back on the winning track, picking up a 13-2 Four County Conference victory over Union.
DUBLIN — After building a 7-1 lead, the Knights of West Bladen put the game away in the third inning when they erupted for a trio of back-to-back-to-back triples that helped lead to four runs against Union in an 11-1 Four County Conference...
WHITE LAKE — The West Bladen linksters opened the Four Count6y Conference season on Monday, finishing fourth on The Vineyard at White Lake golf course.
LAKE WACCAMAW — West Bladen coach Pam Stephens would be thrilled to have her pitcher twirl a two-hitter, give up just two runs, and her defense turn in one stellar play after another. And the result would normally be a win.
WILMINGTON – A laser shot simulator, animal pelts and mounts will be on display at the seventh annual Cape Fear Wildlife Expo, courtesy of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Abby Norris isn't one for the spotlight. To those who only see her from the perspective of a fan, she is quite, almost to the point of shyness, and rarely seeks out the limelight.
DUBLIN — Midway came into Friday night's game against the Lady Knights with a game plan that included a whole lot of bunting. It worked — but not enough. But West Bladen survived a rocky start, pounded 16 hits and opened the Four...