CLINTON — The Eagles couldn't hold on to a 5-2 lead in the seventh inning and watched as the Dark Horses of Clinton rallied for a 6-5 Four County Conference win on Friday.
CLINTON — The Lady Eagles rapped 15 hits and Lacey Suggs twirled a complete-game three-hitter en route to a 12-1 Four County win over Clinton.The win improved East Bladen to 12-2 overall and 8-1 in the conference.
Law enforcement association to hold tourney***
TEACHEY — The Lady Knights rallied twice on Thursday and posted a 14-10 win over Wallace-Rose Hill.West Bladen improved to 9-5 overall and 6-2 in the Four County Conference. The Lady Bulldogs fell to 9-6, 5-4.
TEACHEY — West Bladen used a strong pitching performance from Chandler Lennon and a pair of lucky sevens — seven runs in the seventh inning — to hand Wallace-Rose Hill a 10-4 Four County Conference loss on Thursday.
TEACHEY — The West Bladen Lady Knights outlasted host Wallace-Rose Hill on Thursday and posted a 14-10 win in nine innings.
ELIZABETHTOWN — National 4-H Council has announced the launch of the spring 2015 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company. This event marks the sixth year of collaboration between the organizations on the national...
The six-year run of the annual Buddy Burney Memorial Jamboree in Bladen County — which included a rainout of the event in 2013 — has come to end, leaving East Bladen and West Bladen varsity football teams to find other pre-season...
Abby Norris was recently selected as the recipient of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association's 2015 Clary Medal Award for an outstanding female student-athlete. The Clary Medal is made possible through the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith...
There's a new entry in my Four Words You Never Thought You'd Hear in NASCAR journal. They are “I miss Kyle Busch.” Among my circle of friends, acquaintances and random people who just feel the need to give me their opinions on...
ROSE HILL — The homes-standing Lady Spartans of Union turned a 2-1 halftime deficit into a 4-2 Four County Conference win over Visiting West Bladen on Tuesday.
DUNN — The Lady Raiders of Midway tallied six goals in the first half on Tuesday and went on to hand visiting East Bladen a 7-0 Four County Conference loss.
ROSE HILL — West Bladen rallied late to break a four-game skein by rapping out 16 hits on Tuesday en route to an 18-5 win over Union in a Four County Conference contest.
ROSE HILL — West Bladen's Lady Knights got 11 strikeouts from the circle Tuesday and four hitters had a perfect night in the batter's box en route to a 25-0 shellacking of Union in a Four County Conference matchup.
DUNN — Midway took advantage of free passes from East Bladen pitchers and bunched its runs in two inning on the way to a 10-0 Four County Conference win over the visiting Eagles.
DUNN — Miller Heustess twirled a solid game and Lacey Suggs helped the Lady Eagles manufacture the winning run in the seventh inning to take a 3-2 nail-biter from Midway on Tuesday.
RALEIGH — With seven boating fatalities already reported this year in North Carolina, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission urges boaters to follow a few simple steps to ensure safety.
DUNN — Nicole Wyatt twirled a three-hitter, Alanna Ludlum muscled a long triple and the Lady Knights otherwise used a bunting offense to hand Midway a 7-1 Four County Conference loss on Friday.
DUNN — West Bladen's Knights went up against Midway's No. 1 hurler on Friday, scratching him for just four hits and committing six errors en route to a 7-0 Four County Conference loss.
ELIZABETHTOWN — On an overcast and muggy morning, student-athletes from across Bladen County converged on Elizabethtown Middle School's football field and track Friday for the annual Special Olympics Spring Games.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The West Bladen boys tennis team handed cross-county rival East Bladen a 7-2 Four County Conference loss on Thursday.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Lacey Suggs usual game from the batter's box is to eagle-eye a walk, steal a base or two and bring a run home for the Lady Eagles. On Thursday, she changed that up dramatically, slugging a pair of home runs to lift East...
ELIZABETHTOWN — Alex Coates followed up his perfect game on Monday with a two-hitter over a split six innings to help lead East Bladen to a 9-4 win over visiting Union High on Thursday.
Cape Fear River Run will be held June 6***
During the week of June 18, 2007, I publicly cracked what has gone down in local lore as one of the worst jokes ever spoken aloud on the radio. It went something like this: