• 11:57 am Bladen’s Best of the Best for 2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 4:35 pm Tillis & Sinema Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Give Veterans Who Honorably Served Access To The American Legion
  • 4:01 pm Arraignment date for former Elizabethtown doctor and girlfriend rescheduled
  • 3:56 pm Letter to the Editor: Rebuttal to Sen. Thom Tillis’ Requests More Details From Administration On Offshore Drilling And Plans To Protect North Carolina
  • 2:33 pm State to hold last of two public meetings on draft Animal Feeding Operations General Permits
  • 2:03 pm Proposed legislation to make cell phone use while driving illegal in NC

HighSchoolOT.com released their Class 2A girls basketball state play-off projections this week and one intriguing opening round match-up would pit No. 27 Eastern seed West Bladen at No. 6 seed East Bladen.

These projections are based on the formula and format set by the NCHSAA. The NCHSAA Board of Directors approved a new play-off format last spring.

If you would like a step-by-step in-depth analysis of how the play-off teams are selected and then seeded, Nick Stevens, the managing director of HighSchoolOT.com, provides one: Explaining the new high school playoff format