CLINTON — The lady Eagles made short work of rival Clinton on Thursday, knocking off the Lady Dark Horses 60-18 in Four County Conference action.The victory moves East Bladen to 10-0 on the season and 2-0 in the conference.
CLINTON — Gimmes, dinkies, babies. Call them what you want, but East Bladen couldn't buy one Thursday night and dropped its second straight Four County Conference game, 62-58 to Clinton.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles will host the inaugural, four-team East Bladen Holiday Classic on Monday and Tuesday.
COINJOCK — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has a limited number of permits remaining for a special youth-only waterfowl hunt on Jan. 31 on Currituck...
DUBLIN — West Bladen got balanced scoring and got out to a quick start Tuesday, turning back Union in the opening game of the Four County Conference schedule, 65-27.
ELIZABETHTOWN — After a lackluster first half, the Lady Eagles came to life — scoring 41 points in the second half to take a 51-12 Four County Conference win over visiting Midway.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Eagles had visiting Midway on the brink of their first loss of the season with about 5 minutes left on Tuesday, but the Raiders did what good teams will do … go on a big run and hit free throws down the...
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Cade Hancock, an Elizabethtown 13-year-old, finished up his 2014 golf schedule by playing in the 25th annual Charles Tilghman Invitational at the Surf Golf & Beach Club along the Grand Strand.
The Four County Conference brought home a state championship and a state runner-up finish in the weekend's football title games.
FAYETTEVILLE — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission stocked more than 1,000 catchable-sized brook, brown and rainbow trout today in the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center's ponds in...
DUBLIN — The home cooking for the Lady Knights on Friday as they hosted Class 4-A Purnell Swett in a non-conference tilt hardly stretched over to the officiating, as the Lady Rams went to the free-throw line 41 times in the game and West Bladen...
DUBLIN — Six games in 12 days to open the season hardly bogged West Bladen down, and the sixth game — a rematch with Class 4-A Purnell Swett on Friday — capped off the challenging stretch with a crushing 70-30 non-conference win over...
When the North Carolina High School Athletic Association's eight football championship games kick off this weekend, the Four County Conference will be heavily represented with teams in two of the title tilts.
ST. PAULS — West Bladen's fourth-quarter spurt proved top be the difference in a 53-42 non-conference win over St. Pauls on Wednesday.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Twelve players put points on the board Tuesday for East Bladen as the Eagles thumped visiting East Columbus, 85-53.
WILMINGTON — In what turned out to be a defensive struggle on Monday, Lacey Suggs scored 18 points — within just two of 1,000 for her high-school career — to help lead East Bladen past Class 4-A Ashley High in a non-conference tilt,...
DUBLIN — The Knights leapt out of the gate quickly on Monday, exploding for 24 points in the opening quarter and knocked off South Columbus in a non-conference matchup, 60-47.The win keeps West Bladen undefeated at 4-0.
DUBLIN — The West Bladen Knights gave former jayvee head coach Matt Hill a rude homecoming Friday, roughing up his visiting Bulldogs of St. Pauls for a 56-37 non-conference win.
LAKE WACCAMAW — East Bladen used a big second half, fueled by the scoring of Eian and Ethan Hines, to fight off a pesky East Columbus team on Thursday for a 55-45 non-conference win.
LAKE WACCAMAW — The Lady Eagles of East Bladen got a solid game at both ends of the floor on Thursday, highlighted by Lacey Suggs' 32 points and Imani Turner-Dobson's nine blocked shots, en route to a 53-26 non-conference win over...
PEMBROKE — West Bladen rode a second-half surge on Wednesday to knock off Class 4-A Purnell Swett in a non-conference road game, 55-39.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles held visiting St. Pauls scoreless for the first 12 minutes of Tuesday's game, opening a 27-0 advantage, and earned an easy 53-14 non-conference win over the Lady Bulldogs.
Massengill tabbed first team***
ELIZABETHTOWN — The East Bladen High Booster Club is hoping that a generous donation will result in thousands of dollars for its coffers by the end of the school year.
WHITEVILLE — A regional car dealership is stepping up to held support the soccer programs through the Bladen County Parks & Recreation Department.
TABOR CITY — The Lady Knights' third quarter rally fell short on Monday and lost a non-conference game at South Columbus, 39-31.
TABOR CITY — The West Bladen Knights opened their 2014 season on the road and brought home a 56-49 win over former Waccamaw Conference opponent South Columbus on Monday.
Now that the holiday season has been kicked off and Thanksgiving week is past, the high-school basketball will continue in earnest.
RALEIGH — A change in the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's 2014-2015 regulations is allowing allows hunters to carry a wider variety of handguns into the deer woods.The Commission has removed the caliber requirement...
WILMINGTON — It took a while before East Bladen got its game cranked up against Red Springs on Saturday morning, but the Lady Eagles used a big second half to earn a 51-35 win in the second round of the WWAY/Laney Invitational.
WILMINGTON — Lacey Suggs would have made the namesake of Michael J. Jordan Gymnasium proud Friday, scoring 24 points — including 11 down the stretch — to lead East Bladen past a hard-charging Jack Britt in opening round of the...
ELIZABETHTOWN — The wind coming out of East Bladen's playoff sails was palpable immediately after the horn sounded Friday night, signalling the end of a 40-35 loss to Farm Central High and the Eagles Class 2-A playoff run in the second...
RALEIGH — After conducting a series of public meetings to gather input on developing management plans for game lands across the state, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has posted draft plans for seven game lands — including one that...
ST. PAULS —
Today is East Bladen coach Ken Cross' birthday … wish him a good one!
A troi of students at Bladenboro Carolina Karate recently advanced to yellow belt, Under the direction of instructor Daniel Miller, those students were: Christopher Callihan, Connor Sykes and Brody Rhodes.
JACKSONVILLE — The Lady Eagles of East Bladen kicked off their 2014-15 season on Monday with a trip to Southwest Onslow High, and returned home with a convincing 62-38 non-conference win.
RALEIGH — A pilot program that allows hunters to sign up for waterfowl blinds when they apply for permits is earning high marks from hunters who are participating in the program.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Eagles of East Bladen right now aren't quite the Eagles they will be soon.
DUBLIN — West Bladen boys basketball coach Travis Pait will rely on a senior-laden team to return the Knights to the top of their conference, but he knows the journey to a playoff berth won't be an easy one out of the Four County...
FOOTBALL***Class 2-A PlayoffsSecond round***Farmville Central 40East Bladen 35***Farmville Central 20-6-14-0 — 40
ELIZABETHTOWN — A 20-point spurt that straddled halftime, fueled by big plays, led visiting Farmville Central to a 40-35 win over East Bladen on Friday in the second round of the state's Class 2-A playoffs.
ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen coach Robby Priest, now on the heels of getting his first 10-win season, is well aware that getting No. 11 will be one of the season's biggest challenges.
DUBLIN — Either way it's looked at — reloading or rebuilding — West Bladen girls basketball coach Pam Stephens knows she has her work cut out for her this season after losing two key starters from last season's 12-9...