Knights, Lady Eagles open playoffs at home; Lady Knights to travel

As expected, three Bladen County basketball teams got invitations to the state Class 2-A playoffs and two will open up at home on Tuesday. The third w...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Clinton stops East Bladen uprising, 84-50

BURGAW — After taking down the Nos. 2 and 3 seeds in the Four County Conference Tournament, No. 7 East Bladen had its heels cooled by No. 1 Clin...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Eagles upset West Bladen in OT, 83-80

BURGAW — No. 7 seed East Bladen fought back from an early 11-point deficit, draining 14 three-pointers, and upset No. 3 seed West Bladen in the ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Midway upends the Lady Eagles, 57-47

BURGAW — No. 3 seed Midway broke open a close contest with a 15-0 burst late in the third quarter and upset No. 2 seed East Bladen in the semifi...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Clinton whips the Lady Knights, 76-47

BURGAW –Clinton’s Mikayla Boykin put on a clinic Wednesday with a rare quadruple-double — 26 points, 12 rebounds, 10 steals and 10 a...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles knock out Union, 54-34

ELIZABETHTOWN — Nobody would have guessed that Lady Eagles coach Patty Evers would be saying “survive and advance” after No. 2 seed ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Eagles upset Wallace-Rose Hill, 61-55

TEACHEY — It was the Four County Conference’s version of David vs. Goliath, and once again David won.East Bladen, seeded No. 7 in the conf...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Knights knock off Heidi Trask, 69-54

DUBLIN — West Bladen turned an early deficit into a huge halftime lead and put four players in double figures for a 69-54 win over visiting Heid...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Purdie’s free throw lifts West Bladen, 47-46

DUBLIN — The Lady Knights fought back from a pair of four-point deficits late in the fourth quarter Monday and Jerena Purdie dropped in the game...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Four County Conference boys tournament tips off Monday

The 2017 Four County Conference Basketball Tournament will open Monday, with the lower seeds traveling to play at the higher seeds on Monday and Tuesd...

February 12th, 2017 |