Bridger has big day on the links


WHITEVILLE — Charles Bridger of Bladenboro carded a special round of golf recently.

Playing at Land O Lakes Golf Course in Whiteville, Bridger fired a 76 on the par 72 course — a full 10 strokes better than his age of 86.


Lil’ Knights Basketball Camp set


DUBLIN — West Bladen High School will again host its annual Lil’ Knights Basketball Camp for boys and girls going into the first through sixth grades.

The camp — which will be held Monday, July 12, through Wednesday, July 14 — will cost $50 per participant and will include basketball instruction from the high-school basketball coaches as well as a camp T-shirt and basketball.

During the three-day camp, participants will receive age-appropriate skills and fundamentals.

Registration for the camp will be held Monday, June 13, between 5 and 8 p.m. at West Bladen High — or registrations can be mailed to: West Bladen Athletic Association, P.O. Box 947, Bladenboro, N.C. 28320 (checks should be made payable to West Bladen Athletic Association).


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