Soccer registration is underway


ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Parks & Recreation Department will accept registration for youth soccer and tot soccer through Aug. 28.

Youth soccer is for boys and girls ages 5 to 14; and tot soccer is for boys and girls ages 3 to 4.

The fee for youth soccer is $30 and tot soccer is $25.

Stop by the Recreation Office at 803 King St. in Elizabethtown to register or call 862-6770 with any questions.


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


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.

Send information for the Sports Briefs section by email to or regular mail to P.O. Box 70, Elizabethtown, N.C. 28337.