DUBLIN — Kayla Thompson has played a lot of golf on a lot of courses. She also look at a number of colleges to further her career on the links.But she knew almost from the start exactly where she wanted to take her talents.On Monday, Thompson — a senior at West Bladen High — signed to play her collegiate golf with the lady Seahawks of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.“”I’m real excited about playing for UNCW,” said Thompson, who also gave some consideration to N.C. State and East Carolina. “I love the school, and I can’t ask for a better college golf coach.”
TABOR CITY — Despite another double-double by Courtney Thompson, the Lady Knights’ slippery fingers helped lead to a 47-31 non-conference loss against former Waccamaw Conference foe South Columbus on Tuesday.The loss drops West Bladen to 3-2. The Lady Knights had defeated South Columbus 37-32 back on Dec. 5.The Lady Knights could manage just four points in the first quarter and found themselves trailing by an 8-4 margin when the second stanza began....
TABOR CITY — West Bladen survived a tenacious second-half rally by South Columbus to take a 62-54 non-conference win on the road Tuesday.The Knights improved to 3-2 with the victory.The two teams battled back and forth throughout the first quarter and West Bladen ended the period with a slim 13-12 lead.In the second quarter, the Knights began to pull away and manufactured a 27-21 lead by halftime.The momentum continued for the Knights in the t...
LAKE WACCAMAW — A first-half funk put the Lady Eagles in 12-point hole, but a stellar second-half surge carried East Bladen to a 46-33 non-conference win over East Columbus.The Lady Eagles are now 6-0 this season.The Lady Gators jumped all over East Bladen to open the game and streaked out to a 10-4 advantage after the first quarter.That momentum continued through the second quarter and, when halftime arrived, East Columbus held a 22-10 lead.
LAKE WACCAMAW — East Bladen won all four quarters of Wednesday night’s game and came away with a 54-41 non-conference win for the second time this season against East Columbus.The win improved the Eagles to 4-1.Alex Stephens propelled East Bladen in the opening quarter with a three-pointer and six points, as the Eagles staked themselves to a 13-10 lead after the first 8 minutes of play.The momentum continued for East Bladen in the second quarter wh...
ALL-CONFERENCE***The players selected for the All-Four County Conference fall sports teams, as well as players of the year, are as follows:— FootballPlayer of the Year: Dijon Kenan, Wallace-Rose HillClinton: Kris Royal, Silas Herring, Jacob Smith, Lane Hall, Khari Fryer, T.J. Boone and Chandler Whitfield.East Bladen: Farrell Murchison, Jaylan Herring, Alex Stephens, Larrell Murchison and Jaquan Jones....
WASHINGTON – The blending of ethanol into the nation’s gasoline supply was the topic of a hearing held today by the EPA to discuss the 2014 Standards for the Renewable Fuel Standard Program.
BOYS BASKETBALL***West Bladen 53 (OT)South Columbus 49***S. Columbus13-3-21-10-2 — 49West Bladen11-16-5-15-6 — 53***Highlights: For West Bladen, Stefan McDonald scored 15 points; Rahu Purdie had 12 points; Nate Pryor had 11 points.Records: West Bladen 2-1.Jayvee: West Bladen wins, 33-22.*****Whiteville 58...
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