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...