DUBLIN — After an 0-11 season in 2012, West Bladen surprised a few teams in 2013 and put together its most successful season in several years, finishing 3-4 in the split Class 1-A/2-A Four County Conference and 5-7 overall. It also qualified for...
ELIZABETHTOWN — Although East Bladen football fans have become accustomed to seeing the Eagles in the state playoffs year after year, third-year head coach Robby Priest knows it only take a key injury or two, a key bad break here or there, and...
The West Bladen Lady Knights defeated the Lady Rams of Purnell Sweat in a non-conferene tennis match by a score of 7-2Singles Action:Kali Strickland (PS) def. Alicia Avellaneda (WB) 8-1
PEMBROKE — West Bladen scored a trio of goals in the second half on Wednesday and rallied past Class 4-A Purnell Swett on the pitch for a 3-1 non-conference win.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host 11 hunting mentor seminars statewide in September to network with experienced hunters and share information about mentoring new hunters.
DUBLIN — West Bladen's turnaround began last season with a 34-12 season-opening win over South Robeson, but Knights coach Russell Dove isn't looking at Friday's game as a gimme on the schedule.
ELIZABETHTOWN — In a season where there will be several opportunities for redemption, East Bladen will get its first chance on Friday when the Eagles host Fairmont in the non-conference season-opener.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Cade Hancock completed his second summer on the Coastal Junior Golf Tour with his second straight Player of the Year title after picking up a pair of second-place finishes on the links this month.
ELIZABETHTOWN — After a scoreless first half, visiting East Columbus scored an early second-half goal that didn't stand up as East Bladen tallied the tie-breaker late in the match to slavage a 1-1 knot.
DUBLIN — The West Bladen girls tennis team opened the season on Monday with a 6-3 non-conference win over visiting West Columbus.
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services estimate that $30 million are lost annually by North Carolina row crop farmers alone, with the vast majority of that loss caused by deer. Hunting is widely accepted as the most...
ELIZABETHTOWN — The fifth annual Buddy Burney Memorial Football Jamboree came to Lenon Fisher Stadium on Friday, and gave both host East Bladen and visiting West Bladen one final tune up under game conditions before the 2014 regular...
ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen coach Jay Raynor will have plenty of experienced senior leadership to rely on this season on the pitch, as the Eagles look to contend for a Four County Conference Class 2-A title and a state playoff...
DUBLIN — West Bladen tennis coach Jeff Atkinson has the luxury this season of having six of his seven top players returning to the courts, and thinks it could be another record-setting year for the Lady Knights.
DUBLIN — The Lady Knights lost some solid height along the front line in UNCP-bound Mallory Davis and Methodist-bound Courtney Thompson, but coach Gaye Davis thinks West Bladen has the pieces to compete in the Four County Conference this...
ELIZABETHTOWN — The unofficial start to high-school gridiron games is here.
FAYETTEVILLE — The John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center's staff expects the transition to go smoothly when programming expands from hook-and-line workshops about fishing to hook-and-bullet workshops that cover both fishing and...
SPOKANE, Wash. — East Bladen grad Saquan Johnson saw his five-game hitting streak snapped last week with the Spokane Indians of the Northwest League, a Class short-season affiliate of the Texas Rangers.
ELIZABETHTOWN — High-school football fans in Bladen County will get the 2014 gridiron season kicked off on Friday when East Bladen High School hosts the fifth annual Buddy Burney Memorial Jamboree sponsored by Four County Electric.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will offer four facilitated permit deer hunts for youth, 12 to 15 years old, during the upcoming hunting season.
Bladen County high-school football fans have plenty to be excited about for the upcoming 2014 season — at both ends of the county. And the opening kickoffs are just two weeks away.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Anyone who has attended the first week of high-school football practice at East Bladen High has heard the buzz, and it's not just a bunch of talk.
LUMBERTON — In 2004, Brad Allen was officiating a football game for then-Lenoir-Rhyne College when an older gentleman approached him after the game.
Contributed photoMackenzie Singletary from Bladenboro's Carolina Karate recently earned her yellow belt. It was presented by instructor Daniel Miller.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Saquan Johnson put together a solid week for the Spokane Indians, a Class A short-season affiliate for the Texas Rangers in the Northwest League.