The spring baseball season for both East Bladen and West Bladen high schools may have come to a close earlier this month, but both the Eagles and Knights never put the bats, balls and bases away.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host nine public forums across the state — including one in Bladen County — in June to discuss deer management in North Carolina.
As athletic director at East Bladen High School, I would like to thank our Booster Club and all of our sponsors for making this such a successful sports season.
DUBLIN — A trio of senior teammates sat together at a table covered with a tablecloth in West Bladen blue and signed their letters of intent to play college baseball in the fall.
It occurred to me after I watched the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race on May 16 that I have spent precious little time this season talking about the “all-stars” of our sport. Instead, I have stayed true to form and gone off on a series of odd...
NEWPORT — The Croatan Cougars completed a sweep of Bladen County baseball teams on Tuesday when they handed visiting West Bladen a 9-4 loss in the third round of the state's Class 2-A East playoffs. Croatan defeated East Bladen 10-2 in the...
DUBLIN — West Bladen High football coach Russell Dove recently announced that the Knights would host the second annual Richard Howell Youth Football Camp.
NEWPORT — The West Bladen Knights' baseball season came to an end on Tuesday when they suffered a 9-4 loss in the third round of the state's Class 2-A East playoffs to Croatan.
DUBLIN — Already in somewhat uncharted territory, the West Bladen baseball Knights are on the road again in an effort to extend their season into the fourth round of the Class 2-A East playoffs when they take on Croatan High in Newport at 7 p.m.
WHITE LAKE — The Bladen County Law Enforcement Association's first-ever golf tournament, postponed from an earlier date because of severe weather, has been rescheduled for Friday, June 5, at Vineyard Golf at White Lake.
EDENTON — The West Bladen Knights knocked off its second straight higher-ranked team in the state's Class 2-A baseball playoffs on Saturday, posting a come-from-behind, nail-biting 2-1 win over Edenton Holmes.
GREENSBORO — East Bladen High track coach Cedric Mathis couldn't have been more enthusiastic when three of his athletes qualified for the state's Class 2-A Track & Field finals at North Carolina A&T on Saturday. And despite failing...
TAR HEEL — At first glance, Kiera Lewis looks just like a typical 9-year-old, with a smile that lights up a room and enough energy to run circles around most adults.
WHITE OAK — By the time she completes her current hiking experience, Yvonne Entingh will have walked more than 1,500 miles through a handful of states. By herself.
AYDEN — Jeremy Hunt hurled a six-hit shutout and led visiting West Bladen to a 2-0 upset win over Ayden-Grifton on Wednesday in the opening round of the state's Class 2-A East baseball playoffs.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Northside Jacksonville won its first-ever softball playoff game on Wednesday when the No. 26 seed Lady Monarchs took advantage of six East Bladen errors and upset the No. 7 seed Lady Eagles 11-5 in eight innings in the first...
ELIZABETHTOWN — Sword of the Lord Ministries will be sponsoring a church kickball tournament on Saturday, June 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Leinwand Park in Elizabethtown.
It is a rare occurrence, but occasionally in the world of professional sports an individual comes along who becomes the standard bearer for his particular field of competition.
ELIZABETHTOWN — Members of the Bladen County Board of Education recently joined Board Chairman Ophelia Munn-Goins and Vice-Chairman Alan West in recognizing the East Bladen varsity basketball Lady Eagles for their outstanding athletic...
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released its playoff pairings for baseball, softball and soccer on Monday, and five Bladen County teams will be competing in the Class 2-A bracket.
DUBLIN — east Bladen visited cross-county conference rival West Bladen on Thursday and handed the Lady Knights a 7-0 soccer whitewashing.
WHITEVILLE — Three West Bladen graduates have garnered Div. II awards as part of the Southeastern Community College softball team, and an East Bladen senior has been awarded a North Carolina High School Athletic Association award.
DUBLIN — West Bladen used two four-run inns to knock off visiting East Bladen on Tuesday in a Four County Conference clash, 11-6.
DUBLIN — With little more than county bragging rights on the line, the Lady Knights got a stellar pitching performance from Nicole Wyatt and a 10-hit attack that carried West Bladen past the visiting Lady Eagles of East Bladen on Thursday in the...
CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board of Directors completed its spring board meeting on Wednesday at the NCHSAA offices with a large number of changes and adjustments.