Bladen Journal- RSS SPORTS Feed http://bladenjournal.com/section/SPORTS http://bladenjournal.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 3 Sep 2014 01:12:25 EST 1800 Knowing the weather behooves boaters http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50459586/Knowing-the-weather-behooves-boaters ANNAPOLIS, Md. – For boaters, sailors or anglers, knowing the forecast and understanding the weather can mean the difference between smooth, sunny sailing or slogging through uncomfortably rough seas. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:01:20 EST Collegiate bass fishing championship to air Sept. 3 http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50433743/Collegiate-bass-fishing-championship-to-air-Sept.-3 FLORENCE, Ala. — Fans of collegiate bass fishing will get the chance to experience the excitement of the nation's largest collegiate bass fishing event on Wednesday, Sept. 3, when the 2014 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship airs... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:54:06 EST Fake punt sparks Eagles to win http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50462503/Fake-punt-sparks-Eagles-to-win WHITEVILLE — A fake punt at a key juncture of the game, along with the stellar rushing of Farrell Murchison helped lead East Bladen to a 28-19 non-conference win over a pesky White team on Friday. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:16:06 EST Mourning Knights wallop West Columbus http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50462471/Mourning-Knights-wallop-West-Columbus DUBLIN — The West Bladen High football family was rocked Friday by the news that one of their varsity players had been found dead earlier in the day, and the team was given a choice to play the game against West Columbus or postpone... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:36:05 EST Eagles’ offense erupts for 5-0 win http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50459240/Eagles-offense-erupts-for-5-0-win ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen got into the “W” column for the first time in the early soccer season with a 5-0 whitewashing of visiting West Columbus on Thursday.The win moved the Eagles' record to 1-1-3. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:16:07 EST Eagles ready for Whiteville challenge http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50432989/Eagles-ready-for-Whiteville-challenge ELIZABETHTOWN — A week after hanging 50 points on a good Fairmont team, but giving up 30 points to the Golden Tornadoes' spread offense, East Bladen head coach Robby Priest hopes his defense tightens up Friday when the Eagles travel to... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:44:08 EST Knights looking to go 2-0 http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50419184/Knights-looking-to-go-2-0 DUBLIN — West Bladen's Knights will be looking to start their second straight season at 2-0 for the first time in several years, but they will have to get past a hungry West Columbus squad that's also looking to go... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:35:07 EST Dove season opens on Monday http://bladenjournal.com/news/sports/50431797/Dove-season-opens-on-Monday RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters that the dove hunting season opens Monday, Sept. 1, and to be safe throughout the season for these popular game birds. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:11:04 EST 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. 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