Bladen Journal- RSS SPORTS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/section/SPORTS http://bladenjournal.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:15:54 EST 1800 West Bladen pounds the Eagles http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4483848/West-Bladen-pounds-the-Eagles DUBLIN — Quiet for the first three innings, West Bladen's bats came alive for 11 hits and 11 runs over the final three innings Wednesday and handed visiting East Bladen an 11-2 Four County Conference loss. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Knights whip East Bladen http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4483850/Lady-Knights-whip-East-Bladen DUBLIN — The visiting Lady Eagles showed some early feistiness, but couldn't keep up with the offensive firepower of West Bladen on Wednesday. The Lady Knights pounded out 13 hits en route to an 11-5 Four County Conference... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Top Gun champs http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4497923/Top-Gun-champs Contributed photo Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carolina Sands goes quiet http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4494489/Carolina-Sands-goes-quiet WHITE LAKE — The sounds of a far-off “fore!” and the sights of a high-five following a good shot and the casual walks up a perfectly manicured fairway to a ball gently resting pin high on a smooth green are over in White Lake. At... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Suggs, Thompson recognized by NCPreps http://bladenjournal.com/news/home_top-sports/4494341/Suggs-Thompson-recognized-by-NCPreps Two Bladen County basketball stars have garnered another post-season honor, this time from the online service NCPreps.com. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Scoreboard http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4483864/Scoreboard RACING***Dublin Motor SpeedwaySaturday, April 12*** Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST East at West games moved http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-sports/4484146/East-at-West-games-moved DUBLIN — Because of the inclement weather, all athletic events scheduled for today between West Bladen and East Bladen have been moved to Wednesday. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sports briefs http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/3627846/Sports-briefs B'boro Rotary Club golf tourney***BLADENBORO — The Bladenboro Rotary Club will hold its 16th annual golf tournament on Friday, May 9, at Land O Lakes Golf Course in Whiteville. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Springtime greening: Boaters tips for Earth Day http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4471697/Springtime-greening:-Boaters-tips-for-Earth-Day ANNAPOLIS, Md. – About 70 percent of the Earth is covered by water – and that's where you'll find recreational boaters spending their time. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Strike one! http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4470705/Strike-one Kenny Armstrong|Bladen JournalCody Clark, 6, throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the Elizabethtown Dixie Youth Baseball opening-day ceremonies on Saturday. Cody has been battling a brain tumor for the past few months. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Knights get Slugfest’s No. 1 seed http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4102352/Lady-Knights-get-Slugfests-No.-1-seed FAIRMONT —West Bladen's Lady Knights, a perennial Class 2-A playoff team the past few seasons and two-time defending champion in the Robeson County Slugfest, earned a unanimous No. 1 seeding from coaches for the upcoming tournament. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Eagles headed to invitational tournament http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4144767/Eagles-headed-to-invitational-tournament ELIZABETHTOWN — The Eagles baseball team will travel to Douglas Byrd High in Fayetteville on Easter weekend to compete in the annual J. Hoyt Warren/Wayne Edwards Invitational Tournament, a tournament they have played in since it was founded 20... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Knights nip Wallace-Rose Hill http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4164666/Lady-Knights-nip-Wallace-Rose-Hill DUBLIN — A first-inning run and a pair of double plays helped the Lady Knights nip Wallace-Rose Hill on Friday, 1-0, in a Four County Conference game.West Bladen is now 13-2, 7-2. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Knights drop a heartbreaker http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4164658/Knights-drop-a-heartbreaker DUBLIN — A couple of untimely miscues by the West Bladen defense, along with cold bats at the plate, allowed visiting Wallace-Rose Hill to steal a 2-0 Four County Conference win on Friday. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Hester’s catch saves game for Eagles http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4164605/Hesters-catch-saves-game-for-Eagles ELIZABETHTOWN — Alex Coates pitched a solid complete game and Colby Hester made a spectacular diving catch to save the game, as East Bladen nipped visiting Clinton, 6-5, in a Four County Conference baseball tilt on Friday. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Clinic created to teach basketball, life skills http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4153865/Clinic-created-to-teach-basketball-life-skills ELIZABETHTOWN —A pair of former basketball stars who are kin to another pair of up-and-coming basketball stars at East Bladen High have created a local clinic to assist prep players hone their skills called Hinesight Basketball... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Knights place high in conference tennis http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4157736/Knights-place-high-in-conference-tennis In the Four County Conference Tournament, the Knights took second and third in the singles competition, and second in the doubles. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bladen man runs to four golds at Mid-Carolina Senior Games http://bladenjournal.com/news/news-sports/4144222/Bladen-man-runs-to-four-golds-at-Mid-Carolina-Senior-Games BUIES CREEK — Glynn Lewis can pick it and hit it on the softball field with the best of them, even at the age of 71. But last year, he took on a new challenge, competing on the track during the Mid-Carolina Senior Games. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST McIntyre plays in Capital Soccer Classic http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4156138/McIntyre-plays-in-Capital-Soccer-Classic WASHINGTON — U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre recently joined fellow Members of Congress and former U.S. National team players in the second annual Capital Soccer Classic, a charity event benefiting youth sports... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Thursday prep roundup: Lady Eagles rip Clinton http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/4153711/Thursday-prep-roundup:-Lady-Eagles-rip-Clinton ELIZABETHTOWN — The Lady Eagles of East Bladen peppered visiting Clinton with 17 hits en route to a 12-2 Four County Conference softball win on Thursday. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST