West Bladen nips St. Pauls in slugfest, 16-15

DUBLIN — With their head coach attending the wake for Freedom Christian Academy softball coach Eddie Dees, who passed away recently after a batt...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Seven wildlife officers graduate from training

Seven wildlife officers graduate from training

RALEIGH — Seven cadets, including one assigned to Bladen County, were sworn in as wildlife officers by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission a ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Region 4 finishes fourth at State Games

RALEIGH —After a quick start to the Powerade State Games softball competition, the Region 4 team that included West Bladen’s Alanna Ludlum...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Knights edge Whiteville, 5-4, in Dixie Youth Pre-Majors

DUBLIN –Trent West pitched six stellar innings for West Bladen, but it took his seventh-inning RBI single to give the Knights a 5-4 win over vis...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Pait, Ludlum contribute to Region 4’s 2-0 softball start at Powerade State Games

Pait, Ludlum contribute to Region 4’s 2-0 softball start at Powerade State Games

RALEIGH — With West Bladen softball stalwarts Laikyn Pait and Alanna Ludlum contributing in a big way, the Region 4 team swept its two opening g...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Racing community rallies around ThorSport after fire

Racing community rallies around ThorSport after fire

When we talk about racing, we talk about things — these fast machines that are capable of hitting speeds more than 200 mph and can survive crash...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS BRIEFS …

Lady Knights to host basketball scrimmages***DUBLIN — The first West Bladen High Girls Summer Jam 2016 — a basketball scrimmage hosted by ...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Football camp at West Bladen filled with fun

Football camp at West Bladen filled with fun

DUBLIN — Despite competing with the usual array of warm-weather activities available throughout the region, the third annual USA Football FUNdam...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Eagles quarterback saved from gas station bathroom

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz says he became trapped in a bathroom of a New Jersey gas station and had to...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Wilson wins Oren Taylor Memorial

Wilson wins Oren Taylor Memorial

DUBLIN —Daulton Wilson of Fayetteville led every lap of the eighth annual Oren Taylor Memorial Late Model race on Saturday at Dublin Motor Speed...

June 20th, 2016 updated: June 20th, 2016. |