The Clarkton School of Discovery girls basketball team won the Bladen 5 Conference Tournament championship, as well as shared the regular-season conference title with Elizabethtown Middle School, who were the tournament runners-up.
The Clarkton School of Discovery boy's basketball team won the Bladen 5 Conference championship and the Bladen 5 Tournament championship. Elizabethtown Middle School was the Bladen 5 Tournament runner-up.
BLADENBORO — Back and forth they went, trading baskets and chances to win in the final minutes of regulation with a trip to regionals on the line on Tuesday.
BLADENBORO — Fairmont sophomore Julius Caulder stepped up to the free-throw line on Tuesday night with his team nursing a two-point lead and a deafening West Bladen crowd on its feet with less than a minute to play.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles met their match defensively on Tuesday, but a fourth quarter filled with grit, heart and determination saw East Bladen storm back from a 15-point deficit and take a one-point lead — only to succumb to a big...
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Sectional finals are on tap Tuesday, and two Bladen County teams will be vying for a crown.
ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen's Lady Eagles broke open a tight game at halftime with a 22-3 outburst in the third quarter to knock off visiting Goldsboro, 56-26, in the second round of the Class 2-A sectional playoffs on Monday.
DUBLIN — Senior year is hardly a time to coast for a group of seniors at West Bladen High.
SENECA, S.C. — Andrew Helms and Jake Whitaker, students at the UNC-Charlotte, made college bass-fishing history Sunday, Feb. 22, by adding the 2015 Bassmaster College Classic title to add to their National Championship title.
BARCO — The No. 19 seede West Bladen Lady Knights lost to No. 14 seed Currituck County on Saturday in the first round of the Class 2-A East sectional playoffs, 49-20.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles shook off enough rust, Imani Turner-Dobson dominated the boards and Lacey Suggs exploded for 17 second-half points to lead East Bladen past a scrappy Eastern Randolph squad, 59-42, in the first round of the Class...
DUBLIN — The West Bladen Knights' defense forced 24 turnovers and the offense crashed the boards before draining several second-half three-pointers en route to a 70-38 thrashing of Southwest Onslow on Friday in the semifinals of the...
Bladen County varsity basketball teams will be in action today and tomorrow, now that the winter weather has subsided throughout most of the state.
The East Bladen Lady Eagles basketball team will host Eastern Randolph on Saturday at 5 p.m.The West Bladen Lady Knights basketball team will play at Currituck County on Saturday at 5 p.m.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Class 2-A state sectional playoff opener between East Bladen's Lady Eagles and Eastern Randolph has been rescheduled for Friday at 5 p.m.
DUBLIN — The first-round sectional playoff game between the Lady Knights of West Bladen and Currituck County wlil be played Friday at 6 p.m. at Currituck County High School.
DUBLIN — West Bladen's Knights withstood a late three-point barrage by visiting East Bladen and avoided a first-round upset with a 58-53 win Wednesday in the state's Class 2-A sectional playoffs.
State playoff basketball games for Bladen County girls teams have been postponed for a second time because of the weather.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Today's Class 2-A state basketball playoff game between East Bladen's Lady Eagles and Eastern Randolph has been postponed.The game will now be played at 5 p.m. on Thursday at East Bladen.
Tuesday's start to the Class 2-A state basketball playoffs have been pushed back to Wednesday because of a winter mix of precipitation that moved through the region overnight Monday and into Tuesday morning.
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BOLIVIA — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is holding a public meeting on Thursday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in Bolivia to seek input in developing a management plan for Columbus County Game Land, Green Swamp Game Land and Juniper Creek Game...
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association was both good and bad for Bladen County girls basketball teams when the seedings and pairings were announced Saturday for the Class 2-A East playoffs.
The first round of the state's Class 2-A boys basketball playoffs couldn't have shaped up much better for Bladen County fans.