TEACHEY — East Bladen scored early, but couldn't hold off a pesky Wallace-Rose Hill squad and fell to the top-ranked Class 1-A Bulldogs, 14-6, in a Four County Conference clash on Friday.
DUBLIN — West Bladen got out of the gate quickly Friday against Clinton, but fizzled just as quickly against a relentless Dark Horse team — gaining just 126 total yards on offense in the game — and took a 42-6 Four County Conference...
ELIZABETHTOWN — After a scoreless first half on Thursday, East Bladen tallied a pair of second-half goals to upend Union in the Four County Conference's regular-season finale for both teams.
DUBLIN — West Bladen coach Russell Dove knows that if his Knights expect to reach the upper echelon of the Four County Conference, the next three weeks will be important steps on that journey.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Before any season opens, most teams have a specific game or two circled on the calendar. For East Bladen, this week's got circled with stars around it.
RALEIGH — Staff with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission this summer planted aquatic vegetation in five Piedmont reservoirs to improve fish habitat and provide anglers with better fishing...
ROSE HILL — East Bladen took advantage of Union playing a man down in overtime to pick up a 2-1 Four County Conference win behind a pair of goals from Colby Hester on Monday.
GOLDSBORO — West Bladen High took four tennis players to the Class 2-A Mideast Regionals at Herman Park in Goldsboro on Friday hoping to advance to the state finale, but all came up short with first-round ousters.
DEEP RUN — East Bladen's Lady Eagles went into South Lenoir High on Saturday afternoon hoping to scramble the Class 2-A playoff bracket with an upset of the Lady Blue Devils, but it wasn't to be.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's Home From The Hunt™ campaign encourages hunters to take the proper precautions with firearms to be safe during time spent outdoors.
BURGAW — West Bladen raced out to a 20-point lead in the first half, then survived a third-quarter rally by Pender County before finishing big for a 54-27 Four County Conference win.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Eagles of East Bladen won their fifth straight game on the gridiron Friday, this one a 42-0 thrashing of Heidi Trask in a Four County Conference matchup at Lenon Fisher Stadium.
ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen had its opportunities, but couldn't hold off a powerful Wallace-Rose Hill soccer team on Thursday and the Eagles dropped the Four County Conference match 2-0.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Eagles of East Bladen will be asked to put the homecoming festivities on the back burner while they take care of business Friday, when they host Heidi Trask in a Four County Conference matchup.
DUBLIN — West Bladen coach Russell Dove knows his Knights are between a rock and a hard place, but he's hoping the senior leadership and his coaching staff can pull the team through a trying time.
Farmers, hunters help feed hungry***
KILL DEVIL HILLS — Four losses in singles and another in doubles spelled doom for the Lady Knights on Tuesday as they competed in their fest-ever team tennis playoff match against First Flight High.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The only game in town on Tuesday was a good one: West Bladen at East Bladen on the volleyball court, and it was Senior Night for the Lady Eagles.
Statement from Bladen County Schools Sup't. Robert Taylor:
DUBLIN — The West Bladen Lady Knights tennis team earned a state playoff birth to the 2014 Class 2-Dual Team Tennis State Playoffs for the first time is school history.
ROCKY POINT — The East Bladen Eagles traveled to take on Heidi Trask on Monday and played a solid game, but came away with a heart-breaking 1-0 loss in Four County action.
DUBLIN — The West Bladen varsity football is team will be keeping an eye on the North Carolina High School Athletic Association this week, as the governing body of prep sports makes a decision on the Knights' playoff future.
FOOTBALL***East Bladen 54Pender County 0***East Bladen20-21-7-6 — 54Pender Co.0-0-0-0 — 0***
BURGAW — Led by Eathan Hines and Farrell Murchison, the Eagles gained more than 430 yards rushing Friday and hammered Pender County for a 54-0 Four County Conference win that saw a running clock and East Bladen;s second team on the field...
ROCKY POINT — A melee marred Friday's game between West Bladen and Heidi Trask, and resulted in the ejection of seven players — four from Titans and three from the Knights. And when the penalty filled evening ended nearly three and a...
ROCKY POINT — The West Bladen Knights came out of a lengthy Four County Conference matchup with Heidi Trask on Friday on the positive end of a 46-29 verdict.The win improved the Knights to 5-2 overall and 2-1 in the conference.
BURGAW — Ethan Hines set the tone quickly Friday for East Bladen, Farrell Murchison rushed for well over 100 yards in the first half and the Eagles whalloped Pender County, 54-0.
(Editor's Note: Ashely Clark, 1998 Bladenboro High grad, recently competed in the Spartan Race World Championship -a 17-mile obstacle race on the mountain at the Killington Ski Resort in Vermont. Her reflections on that 8-hour-plus ordeal...
DUBLIN — It's been a little more than a year since Colby Lewis took a helmet-to-helmet blow against Whiteville, a blow that sent shockwaves through his head and sidelined him with a concussion.
ROSE HILL — The Lady Eagles of East Bladen had little trouble with Union High on Thursday and posted a 25-14, 25-13 and 25-18 Four County Conference win on the road.
LAKE WACCAMAW — For any bicyclist worth their time and sweat, at least one century ride — which is a one-day ride totaling 100 miles — is on the bucket list.
ANNAPOLIS, Va. – It may be sunny outside with blue skies above, but waters are deceptively cold and unforgiving in the fall. For paddlers with just a few inches of freeboard to spare, getting wet this time of year can have serious consequences,...
DUBLIN — In less than 72 hours after suffering a 42-8 spanking at the hands of Wallace-Rose Hill, the No. 1 Class 1-A team in the state, the Knights of West Bladen went back to focusing on the fundamentals in preparation of this week's...
ELIZABETHTOWN — Coming off a euphoric high after a hard-fought 27-21 win over conference foe Clinton in overtime last week, East Bladen coach Robby Priest has emphasized to the Eagles there can be no letdown when they travel to Burgaw for a Four...
CLINTON — West Bladen's Lady Knights qualified two singles players and a doubles team for the Class 2-A Mideast regionals in Goldsboro during the Four County Conference Tournament in Clinton on Wednesday.
DUBLIN — West Bladen battled back from an early 2-0 deficit Wednesday to knot their soccer match with Heidi Trask, but went on to take a 4-2 loss in the Four County Conference matchup.
Cade Hancock, a 13-year-old golfer from Elizabethtown, continued to build on his two-summer success on the links by earning a pair of top-seven finishes in the past three weeks — including a first-place finish in a Wilmington...
The Lady Eagles of East Bladen and Lady Bulldogs of Wallace-Rose Hill engaged in a classic Tuesday on the volleyball court, a Four County Conference match that went the distance before Wallace-Rose Hill earned a win.
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CLINTON — The East Bladen varsity soccer squad invaded Clinton on Monday for a Four County Conference match with the Dark Horses, and came away with one of their biggest wins in recent history, a 2-1 victory over one of the conference's...
Thompson 12th after two rounds***
RALEIGH — A new study from North Carolina State University sheds light on how some collegiate student-athletes deal with uncertainties ranging from excelling in both school and sports to their career prospects outside of athletics, and urges...
DUBLIN — Wallace-Rose Hill invaded The Castle on Friday as the No. 1 team in the state in Class 1-A, but needed a big second half to put away West Bladen in a Four County Conference clash, 42-8.
ELIZABETHTOWN — The rain came as expected Friday night, but it was Farrell Murchison who supplied the lightning — rushing for 263 yards and four touchdowns on 32 carries to lead East Bladen over arch-rival and Four County Conference foe...
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DUBLIN — The game time for Friday's Four County Conference football game between West Bladen High and Wallace-Rose Hill has been changed to 6:30 p.m. because of potential severe weather later in the night.
DUBLIN — West Bladen's Lady Knights and Clinton's Lady Dark Horses battled on Thursday in a classic Four County Conference match on the West Bladen tennis courts that saw the score knotted after singles action.
DUBLIN — The West Bladen varsity football team has a good news/bad news week going.
ELIZABETHTOWN — If there are circled games on the East Bladen varsity football schedule, Friday's clash with Four County Conference foe Clinton is certainly one of them.