Tatum tabbed pre-season all-state
ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen High’s rising junior Kyle Tatum has been named to the NCPreps.com Class 2-A Pre-Season All-State football team.
Tatum was an NCPreps All-State player in Class 2-A after the Eagles’ 10-3 season in 2014, and was an All-Four County Conference and Wilmington Star News All-Area selection.
The defensive back was credited with 33 tackles, 15 solo, and three interceptions last season.
Trio of triathlons coming to White Lake
WHITE LAKE — A trio of triathlon events are scheduled for White Lake this fall.
On Saturday, Sept. 12, there will be two events held:
— At 7 a.m. the White Lake Fall 2015 will consist of a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike and a 13.1-mile run.
— At 8:30 a.m. the White Lake Fall International 2015 will consist of a 1,500-meter swim, a 45K bike and a 10K run.
Then on Sunday, Sept. 13, the White Lake Fall Sprint 2015 will consist of a 750-meter run, 14-mile bike and a 5K run.
All of the events will have their headquarters at the FFA Camp. Anyone needing more information can send a request to www.setupevents.com.
Eagles to compete in Battle of the Carolinas
LUMBERTON — The first Battle of the Carolinas football scrimmage, featuring eight teams, will be played at Alton Brooks Stadium on Thursday starting at 6 p.m.
The East Bladen Eagles will open the event facing off against Latta, S.C. — followed by Lake View, S.C., against Fairmont at 7 p.m.; West Brunswick versus Purnell Swett at 8 p.m.; and Dillon, S.C., against Lumberton at 9 p.m.
Tickets are $5 in advance — only 200 advance tickets available per school — and $7 at the gate.
The full concession stand will be available.
Thundering Herd tournament seeks golfers
WHITE LAKE — Vineyard Golf at White Lake continues to look for golfers to compete in its weekly Thundering Herd tournament each Thursday.
The nine-hole competition tees off at 6 p.m.
Cost for the tourament is $18 per member and $20 per guest, with $10 from each player going into the winner’s pot.
Those interested in playing can call the pro shop at 247-6132 no later than 5:45 p.m.
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