Mini-Eagles to cheer Sept. 1, 15

ELIZABETHTOWN — Mini-campers who attended the Summer Cheer Camp are invited to cheer with the East Bladen varsity cheerleaders at the home football games on Friday, Sept. 1, and Friday, Sept. 15.

Mini-Eagles are to meet at the gate at 6:45 p.m. and will participate during the first and second quarters.

Campers are to wear their camp T-shirt, which will allow them free admission into the game. Parents’ admission is $6.


Kickball tourney to benefit Senior Games

PEMBROKE — A “Monster Kickball Tournament” will be held Oct. 14 at the Pembroke Recreation Complex to benefit the 25th annual Lumber River Regional Senior Games.

The event will begin at 8 a.m. and the Complex is located at 7164 N.C. 711 in Pembroke.

Teams will consist of 11 players and the entry fee is $165 per team. The tournament is single-elimination. The team with most creative T-shirts, uniforms or costumes will win a prize.

For information, contact Ursulla Selles at 910-775-9762.


ECA schedules golf tourney Sept. 23

WHITE LAKE — Elizabethtown Christian Academy will hold its inaugural Legacy Golf Tournament at Vineyard Golf at White Lake on Saturday, Sept. 23, with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m.

The tournament cost is $40 per player or $160 per team, and it will include, greens fee, cart, food and awards after play.

Sponsorships are also available: Navy at $500 (includes a four-person team); Orange at $250 (includes tee box recognition); and White at $100 (includes program recognition).

To register go to


Rec soccer registration is now open

ELIZABETHTOWN — Recreation soccer registration will continue through Sept. 1 at the Bladen County Parks & Recreation Department.

Registration fees are: Tot Soccer (ages 3 to 4) $25 per participant; soccer (ages 5 to 7 coed, 8to 10 girls and boys, 11 to 14 boys and girls $30 per participant. Age is determined as of Aug. 1.

For information, call 910-862-6770.


Children can hunt for free

TAR HEEL — If you are looking for a safe place for your children or grandchildren to learn and hunt — all at no cost — David Monroe has what you need.

Monroe is offering a safe place for children to hunt on his land located at 601 Main St. in Tar Heel.

For information, call Monroe at 910-585-1739.

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