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


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, Aug. 13, 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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