Bladen Journal- RSS sports Feed Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:57:18 EST 1800 Eagles look to rebound against Gators ELIZABETHTOWN — Friday's non-conference game between East Bladen and East Columbus pits more than simply the Eagles against the Gators. It's also pitting boyhood friends against each other. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:35:12 EST Eagles shut out Heidi Trask ELIZABETHTOWN — The Eagles got three second-half goals to earn a 3-0 Four County Conference win over visiting Heidi Trask on Wednesday.The win improved the Eagles to 4-2-4 overall and 2-1 in the conference. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:26:11 EST Lady Knights handed first tennis defeat CLINTON — The Lady Knights of West Bladen were battered from the ranks of the unbeaten on Tuesday by a tough Clinton team, which took an 8-1 verdict in the Four County Conference showdown. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:58:06 EST Eagles get ‘W’ in OT, 4-2 BURGAW — East Bladen scored a goal in each of the overtime periods on Monday to hand Pender County a 4-2 Four County Conference loss. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:09:06 EST Federal grant to help conserve red-cockaded woodpeckers RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has received $1.1 million in federal funds to conserve red-cockaded woodpeckers and longleaf pine habitat in the Sandhills region. The grant came to the Wildlife Commission as part of $35 million... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:46:08 EST Whiteville whips West on the pitch DUBLIN — The Knights of West Bladen were held scoreless over the final 65 minutes of Thursday's non-conference match against Whiteville and suffered a 6-1 loss on the pitch. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:06:08 EST Knights pull off big comeback win ST. PAULS — A 28-yard “Hail Mary” pass by West Bladen quarterback Colby Lewis, some of whose flight came after time had expired in Thursday's game, was hauled in by Stefon McDonald at the 3 yard line and resulted in the... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:06:07 EST Sun Valley nips East Bladen ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen couldn't overcome first-half fumblitis, a huge Sun Valley line and a poor spot on a crucial fourth-down play late in the game Thursday, and lost the non-conference game by a 26-20 verdict. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:02:07 EST Free deer-processing workshop offered FAYETTEVILLE — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the Cape Fear River Branch of Quality Deer Management Association, is hosting a “Practical Deer Processing — from Field to Freezer”... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:29:03 EST Knights hoping to bounce back DUBLIN — The Knights of West Bladen were looking to bounce back on Thursday from last week's disappointing 28-19 non-conference loss to Whiteville when they travel to take on St. Pauls in the final non-conference game of the season. The... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:35:08 EST Eagles prepared for Sun Valley ELIZABETHTOWN — With an open date on the schedule last week, the East Bladen varsity football team tackled something a little different on Friday: the bowling alley and a pizza buffet. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:02:07 EST Student-athlete program has kicked off From football to volleyball to tennis, it's clear that fall sports are back in season. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:28:05 EST East Bladen football changed Friday night's varsity football game between East Bladen and Sun Valley has been changed because of severe weather expected.The game will be played Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and is still expected to be on Cool 105.3. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:39:07 EST Storm threat moves football game The scheduled versity football game this week between the West Bladen Knights and St. Pauls Bulldogs has been changed because of the prospect of severe storms on Friday. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:12:03 EST West whips East in tennis, 9-0 ELIZABETHTOWN — West Bladen went cross-county on Tuesday for a Four County Conference tennis match and handed East Bladen a 9-0 whitewashing.Alicia Avellaneda earned her second straight win at No. 1... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:53:07 EST Lady Knights fall in volleyball ERWIN — The West Bladen varisty volleyball team was handed a non-conference loss by a solid Cape Fear Christian Academy team on the road Monday.The Lady Knights lost three straight by the scores of 25-15, 25-20 and 25-19. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 07:53:03 EST Whiteville knocks off the Knights WHITEVILLE — Missed opportunities will be what stands out when the West Bladen Knights look back on Friday's non-conference matchup with Whiteville. Coming up empty on two scoring chances deep in Wolfpack territory helped lead to the... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 08:02:07 EST Dawson signs to play college sotfball ELIZABETHTOWN — East Bladen student Lexi Dawson had the usual senior-year tough decision to make about where to attend college in the fall. But that decision was made even tougher, because she was being shown interest from several colleges... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 11:36:07 EST Eagles whip West Columbus, 5-0 CERRO GORDO — East Bladen's soccer boys got all the scoring they would need late in the first half against West Columbus on Thursday, but had a big second half to earn their second 5-0 win of the season. Fri, 5 Sep 2014 08:08:07 EST East Bladen’s triple-double ELIZABETHTOWN — It's often typical that high-school athletic teams will benefit from a younger sibling following the career of an older brother or sister. It's not as typical to have a set of brothers performing on the varsity at a... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:02:08 EST