Bladen Journal- RSS SPORTS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/section/SPORTS http://bladenjournal.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:08:19 EST 1800 Lady Eagles, Lady Knights battle to wins http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50430374/Lady-Eagles-Lady-Knights-battle-to-wins LAKE WACCAMAW — The Lady Eagles fought back from an early deficit to claim a hard-fought non-conference win over East Columbus on Tuesday by the scores of 23-25, 25-13, 25-22 and 25-23. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:04:08 EST Lady Knights sweep West Columbus http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50411929/Lady-Knights-sweep-West-Columbus CERRO GORDO — Morgan Sweeney fired in eight service winners, seven of which were aces, and the Lady Knights of West Bladen swept West Columbus in a non-conference volleyball match on Monday by the scores of 25-9, 25-16 and 25-10. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:16:07 EST Knights runs over South Rob, 42-8 http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50396153/Knights-runs-over-South-Rob-42-8 ROWLAND — West Bladen traveled to South Robeson for their season-opener, and pasted the Mustangs 42-8 in a game that featured 382 yards rushing from the Knights, a swarming disruptive defense by West Bladen and a running clock that did little to... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:36:07 EST Design a better life jacket and win $10,000 http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50377935/Design-a-better-life-jacket-and-win-$10000 ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Are you an armchair inventor with a better way to keep boaters, sailors and anglers afloat? Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:28:10 EST Eagles thump Fairmont, 50-30 http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50388480/Eagles-thump-Fairmont-50-30 ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen got 444 yards of offense, including 362 on the ground, and earned head coach Robby Priest his first season-opening win in three tries by handing visiting Fairmont a 50-30 loss. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:26:06 EST West whips South Rob, 42-8 http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50388451/West-whips-South-Rob-42-8 ROWLAND — The West Bladen Knights traveled to face South Robeson High in the season poener on Friday and came away with a 42-8 thrashing of the Mustangs. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:46:07 EST Eagles battle to a second straight tie http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50365239/Eagles-battle-to-a-second-straight-tie LELAND — The Eagles of East Bladen battled to their second straight tie on the pitch to open the season, this one a scoreless knot against former Waccamaw Conference foe North Brunswick on Thursday. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:09:04 EST Knights looking to build on success http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50331224/Knights-looking-to-build-on-success DUBLIN — After an 0-11 season in 2012, West Bladen surprised a few teams in 2013 and put together its most successful season in several years, finishing 3-4 in the split Class 1-A/2-A Four County Conference and 5-7 overall. It also qualified for... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:53:03 EST Eagles hoping for fast start to season http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50330384/Eagles-hoping-for-fast-start-to-season ELIZABETHTOWN — Although East Bladen football fans have become accustomed to seeing the Eagles in the state playoffs year after year, third-year head coach Robby Priest knows it only take a key injury or two, a key bad break here or there, and... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:26:07 EST Wednesday roundup… http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50362321/Wednesday-roundup The West Bladen Lady Knights defeated the Lady Rams of Purnell Sweat in a non-conferene tennis match by a score of 7-2Singles Action:Kali Strickland (PS) def. Alicia Avellaneda (WB) 8-1 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:20:12 EST Hunting mentor seminars scheduled for September http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50362529/Hunting-mentor-seminars-scheduled-for-September RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host 11 hunting mentor seminars statewide in September to network with experienced hunters and share information about mentoring new hunters. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:12:06 EST Knights open on the road http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50329814/Knights-open-on-the-road DUBLIN — West Bladen's turnaround began last season with a 34-12 season-opening win over South Robeson, but Knights coach Russell Dove isn't looking at Friday's game as a gimme on the schedule. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:12:02 EST Looking for redemption http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50329706/Looking-for-redemption ELIZABETHTOWN — In a season where there will be several opportunities for redemption, East Bladen will get its first chance on Friday when the Eagles host Fairmont in the non-conference season-opener. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:44:02 EST Hancock earns Player of the Year title http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50347841/Hancock-earns-Player-of-the-Year-title ELIZABETHTOWN — Cade Hancock completed his second summer on the Coastal Junior Golf Tour with his second straight Player of the Year title after picking up a pair of second-place finishes on the links this month. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:53:05 EST (No heading) http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50347794/ ELIZABETHTOWN — After a scoreless first half, visiting East Columbus scored an early second-half goal that didn't stand up as East Bladen tallied the tie-breaker late in the match to slavage a 1-1 knot. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:08:03 EST West Bladen opens season with trio of wins http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50329577/West-Bladen-opens-season-with-trio-of-wins DUBLIN — The West Bladen girls tennis team opened the season on Monday with a 6-3 non-conference win over visiting West Columbus. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:55:25 EST Turn deer problems into profits http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50286348/Turn-deer-problems-into-profits The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services estimate that $30 million are lost annually by North Carolina row crop farmers alone, with the vast majority of that loss caused by deer. Hunting is widely accepted as the most... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:33:06 EST BUDDY BURNEY MEMORIAL FOOTBALL JAMBOREE Eagles, Knights excel http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50306760/BUDDY-BURNEY-MEMORIAL-FOOTBALL-JAMBOREE-Eagles-Knights-excel ELIZABETHTOWN — The fifth annual Buddy Burney Memorial Football Jamboree came to Lenon Fisher Stadium on Friday, and gave both host East Bladen and visiting West Bladen one final tune up under game conditions before the 2014 regular... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:56:07 EST Eagles return plenty of experience to the pitch http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50251368/Eagles-return-plenty-of-experience-to-the-pitch ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen coach Jay Raynor will have plenty of experienced senior leadership to rely on this season on the pitch, as the Eagles look to contend for a Four County Conference Class 2-A title and a state playoff... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:13:02 EST Strong singles http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50251101/Strong-singles DUBLIN — West Bladen tennis coach Jeff Atkinson has the luxury this season of having six of his seven top players returning to the courts, and thinks it could be another record-setting year for the Lady Knights. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:12:03 EST