04/22/2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 11:35 pm This Day in History for April 23
  • 10:52 pm Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational Softball: West Brunswick 7, East Bladen 0
  • 10:49 pm Bulldog Baseball Easter Tournament: East Bladen 4, West Bladen 0
  • 6:31 pm Inspire cleaner living on Earth Day, five tips to celebrate
  • 1:54 pm Happy trails to you, Erin Smith
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SHALLOTTE – Sophmore Gracie Griffin and freshman Anna Frazier combined to pitch a 2-hitter and strikeout 12 batters as West Brunswick defeated East Bladen 7-0 Monday in the opening round of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational Softball Tournament. Griffin pitched the first six innings and allowed 2 hits and 2 walks while striking out […]

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FAYETTEVILLE – Senior Spencer Scott pitched a 7-hit shutout and struck out eight batters to lead East Bladen to a 4-0 victory over West Bladen Monday in the second round of the Bulldog Baseball Easter Tournament at Terry Sanford High. Scott didn’t issue a walk and was locked in a 1-0 pitchers’ duel with Knight […]

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FAYETTEVILLE – A 3-run fourth-inning rally carried Pinecrest to a 4-3 victory over East Bladen Saturday in the opening round of the Bulldog Baseball Easter Tournament. Nick Phan’s bases-loaded walk forced home a Pinecrest run in the second inning. The Eagles tied the game in the third inning. Senior Greyson Heustess led off with a […]

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FAYETTEVILLE –Cruize Hertz and Justin Ebert combined to pitch a 5-hitter and strike-out nine batters as Terry Sanford defeated West Bladen 6-2 Saturday in the opening round of the Bulldog Baseball Easter Tournament. Hertz allowed a run on 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out 7 in his 6 innings on the mound. Ebert […]

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CERRO GORDO – Both the West Bladen girls and boys teams finished second to Whiteville Tuesday in a Three Rivers Conference track & field meet. Whiteville posted 127 points in the boys meet to defeat West Bladen (97.67), East Columbus (51.33), West Columbus (40) and South Columbus (23). The Whiteville girls racked up 163 points […]

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WHITEVILLE – Williams Township defeated Clarkton School of Discovery 14-10 Thursday to win the Waccamaw Middle School Conference’s AA Division softball championship. The two teams were tied for first place before Thursday’s game. Williams Township finished with an 8-2 league record, while Clarkton finished league play with a 7-3 record and a 9-3 overall mark. […]

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ST PAULS – East Bladen’s girls finished second behind St. Pauls in a Robeson County track & field meet held Tuesday. The Eagle boys placed third in their meet. The St. Pauls girls racked up 155 points followed by East Bladen (86), Red Springs (53), Fairmont (48) and South Robeson (23). The St. Pauls boys […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Hunter Smith pitched a one-hitter and struck out nine to lead Elizabethtown to a 13-0 Waccamaw Middle School Conference victory over Tar Heel Thursday. Evan Pait and Donavan Burton drew walks to begin the Cougar first inning. Garrison Tatum laced a single to right that scored Pait and Burton, and Smith pounded a […]

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BLADENBORO – Bladenboro scored 8 first-inning runs en route to an 11-1 non-conference baseball victory over Emereau Charter Thursday. Andre Moore drew a lead-off walk, stole second base and scooted home when Aiden Russ yanked a single to leftfield. Michael Young slammed a double to left-centerfield, and Russ darted home on a passed ball. Stephen […]

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ST. PAULS – St. Pauls scored a first-half goal Thursday night to edge West Bladen 1-0 in Three Rivers Conference girls soccer action. Wednesday night the Lady Knights were also defeated by a 1-0 score as East Columbus scored in the second half. The Lady Knights, now 4-7 in league play, will host Whiteville after […]

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ST PAULS – West Bladen pounded out 16 hits en route to a 16-3 Three Rivers Conference softball victory over St. Pauls Thursday night. The Lady Knights took charge early with 5 runs in the second inning. Pitcher Shelby Pharr hammered a triple down the rightfield line and scored as freshman Lauren Pait reached base […]

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ST PAULS – A six-run fourth inning rallied West Bladen to a 9-6 Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball victory over St. Pauls Thursday. With St. Pauls ahead 5-3, freshman Brycen Blackmon and sophmore Andrew Pait drew walks to begin the Knight fourth inning. Freshman Devon Strange and sophmores Samuel West and Kendall Johnson drew consecutive […]

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Clarkton School of Discovery

WHITEVILLE – Nyquan Richardson’s run-scoring double keyed a 2-run ninth inning that carried Clarkton School of Discovery to a 6-4 Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball victory over Williams Township Thursday. Ja’Nathan Johnson led off the ninth with a single to centerfield. Johnson stole second base and dashed home with the go-ahead run when Richardson blasted […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – It was a Homecoming of sorts Thursday at East Bladen High School as Principal Dr. Jason Wray announced that Aking Elting, a star player on the Eagles’ 2001 Class 2A State Championship team, would be the new boys basketball coach. “It is not every day that you can add someone with as rich […]

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TABOR CITY – South Columbus defeated West Bladen 5-4 Wednesday to move into a 3-way tie for second-place in the Three Rivers Conference boys tennis standings. South Columbus moved into a tie for the league’s second play-off spot with East Bladen and St. Pauls. Singles Jose Hernandez Osorio (WB) defeated South Columbus #1 6-1, 2-6, […]

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WHITEVILLE – Led by individual medalist Caleb Click’s 76, South Columbus won the Three Rivers Conference Golf Tournament Tuesday with a 353 total score at Land O Lakes Golf Club. West Bladen was second with a 394 total. The Knights’ Chad Garner shot an 86 to finish second in the individual scoring. Teammate Wyatt Bordeaux […]

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Clarkton School of Discovery

Middle School Baseball: Whiteville Central 10, Clarkton School of Discovery 5 WHITEVILLE – Whiteville Central grabbed an early 7-0 lead en route to a 10-5 Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball victory over Clarkton School of Discovery Tuesday. The Hornets bunched 3 hits and an error to score 3 runs in the first inning. Central capitalized […]

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Aking Elting, a star player on East Bladen’s 2001 Class 2A State Championship team, has been named the new boys basketball coach at East Bladen High School. Share:

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Southeastern Fellowship Senior Golf Association played a tourney on Tuesday, April 16 at Vineyard Golf at White Lake.  Sixty-four players entered the tournament. The winners are as follows: 1st Place–(53)–Jimmy Jones Mickey Brisson Joe Canady Terry Miller 2nd Place–(56)–C.L. Gore Sammy Stanley Sandy Holland Charlie Kiese 3rd Place–(57)–Frank Gray Larry Suggs Billy Malpass John Blake […]

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The Bladen We Care Byron Gooden Golf Tourney scheduled for April 25 at Vineyard Golf has announced that the morning tourney has filled up but some spots are still available for the afternoon tourney. Mac Campbell of the BWC board has stated “We are so grateful for the teams that have entered our tournament. There […]

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ST PAULS –Jay McKoy and Drew Sholar combined for five hits Tuesday to lead East Bladen to a 10-5 Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball victory over St. Pauls. Jay McKoy batted 3-3 with a triple, 2 runs batted in and 2 runs scored to lead the Eagle hitters. Drew Sholar walloped 2 doubles and scored […]

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Middle School Softball: Elizabethtown Clinches Divison Title WHITEVILLE – Elizabethtown clinched the Waccamaw Middle School Conference’s AAA Divison championship Monday with a 3-1 victory over Whiteville Central in the opening game of a double-header. Central won the second game 8-7. The Lady Cougars took a 1-0 lead in the third inning of the opener. Laura […]

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Clarkton School of Discovery

WHITEVILLE – Clarkton School of Discovery raced to a 7-0 lead en route to an 8-3 Waccamaw Middle School Conference softball victory over Whiteville Central Tuesday night. Karli Priest, Emma Turbeville and Addie Bowen drew walks to begin the game, and Shy’Asia Ratliff belted a 2-run single. Priest, Turbeville and Bowen all scored for a […]

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Soccer

ELIZABETHTOWN – Whiteville scored the game’s only goal in the first ten minutes of play to hand East Bladen their first loss of the season 1-0 Wednesday night in Three Rivers Conference girls soccer action. “It was Senior Night and a lot of emotions going into the game, and those emotions got the best of […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Sophomore Brady Hollingsworth cracked a 2-out walk-off single that drove in the winning run to lift East Bladen to a 4-3 Three Rivers Conference baseball victory over East Columbus Wednesday night. With the score knotted 3-3, senior Shy Pone and sophmore Freddy Wooten drew 2-out walks in the Eagle seventh inning. Hollingsworth swatted […]

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Southeastern Fellowship Golf Association played at the Vineyard Golf Course on April 16th with 64 players participating. The winning team with a score of 53 was Jimmy Jones, Mickey Brisson, Joe Canady and Terry Miller. Next weeks tournament will be at Deercroft Golf Course. Share:

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The 2019 edition of The Thundering Herd begins Thursday, May 2, at Vineyard Golf At White Lake located on highway 701 between Elizabethtown and White Lake. The Herd will be a 9 hole Captain’s Choice tournament starting every Thursday at 6 p.m. If you would like to play you will need to call the pro […]

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BLADENBORO – East Columbus defeated West Bladen 18-3 Tuesday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee softball action. The Lady Knights scored all three of their runs in the second inning. Pitcher Taylor West was hit by a pitch, and Kaylee Page reached base on an error. Briley Stanley belted a single to centerfield that scored West. […]

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BLADENBORO – Nick McLamb and Landon Potter combined to pitch a 2-hitter and strike out 11 batters Tuesday night to lead East Columbus to a 7-1 Three Rivers Conference baseball victory over West Bladen. McLamb allowed an unearned run on 2 hits and 3 walks in his 5 innings of work while striking out eight. […]

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TAR HEEL – Bladenboro defeated Tar Heel 24-12 Monday in Waccamaw Middle School Conference softball action. Lainey Autry and Kolee Wilkins sandwiched singles around a walk to McKenzie Singletary in the Bladenboro first inning. All three of them scored as the Lady Bulldogs grabbed a 3-0 lead. In the Bladenboro second inning, Rylee Chadwick, Lainey […]

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Photos by Kenneth Armstrong Clarkton held off the Bladenboro Reds 11-10 Monday night in Bladen County Dixie Youth Baseball League action. Clarkton took an 11-4 lead into the final inning before a furious 6-run Reds rally came up a run short.  Share:

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ELIZABETHTOWN- Two East Bladen doubles teams and West Bladen singles player Jose Osorio have all qualified for the Class 2A Mid-East Boys Tennis Regionals due to their finish Tuesday in the Three Rivers Conference Tournament. The East Bladen doubles team of Jay McGill and Jake Evans advances to regional play as the No. 2 seed […]

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TAR HEEL – Aaron Wren knocked in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, and Michael Young struck out 20 batters as Bladenboro defeated Tar Heel 6-4 Monday in Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball action. Andre Moore drew a lead-off walk in the Bulldog eighth inning and raced home on Wren’s single […]

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WHITEVILLE –Elizabethtown swept a Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball double-header from Whiteville Central Monday by scores of 6-2 and 7-1. Coach Larry Williams’ Cougars improved to 9-0 on the season and clinched the Waccamaw’s AAA Division Championship by virtue of their 3-0 record against Central. Coleman Tatum pitched a 4-hitter, struck out 9 and walked […]

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BLADENBORO – West Bladen turned 12 walks, 7 hits, and 3 hit batters into 22 runs Monday en route to a 22-2 Three Rivers Conference jayvee softball victory over West Columbus. Madison Walters, Hailey Guyton, Taylor West, and Kayla Norris all drew walks and scored in the West Bladen first inning. Kaylee Page knocked in […]

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ST PAULS – Seniors Pierce Melvin and Spencer Scott teamed up to pitch a 2-hit shutout and strike-out 6 batters to lead East Bladen to a 10-0 Three Rivers Conference baseball victory over St. Pauls Tuesday night. Melvin pitched the first 4 scoreless innings and allowed 2 hits and 2 walks while striking out five. […]

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BLADENBORO – Senior Arianna Daniels pitched a 3-hitter Tuesday night as East Columbus defeated West Bladen 16-1 in Three Rivers Conference softball action. The Lady Gators built an 11-0 lead in the first two innings led by Alanna Deal who batted 3-3 with 2 runs batted in and scored 3 runs. Teammate Sanauwa Campbell finished […]

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Contributed Harrells Christian Academy Senior Cade Hancock has been selected as a member of the East squad for the 4th Annual Tar Heel Cup which will take place at River Landing Golf Club in Wallace, NC on May 17-19th. This statewide all-star type event showcases the best golfers of the 2019 Senior class with the […]

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CERRO GORDO – Sophomores Samuel West and Kendall Johnson delivered key hits in a 3-run fourth inning that sparked West Bladen to an 8-5 Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball victory over West Columbus Monday. With the score tied 5-5, freshman Alex Strange reached base on an error, and scored when West hammered a double to […]

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  CERRO GORDO – Senior Ashley Hardin lit up the scoreboard with a ‘Hat Trick’ plus one of 4 goals to lead undefeated East Bladen to a 6-0 Three Rivers Conference girls soccer victory over West Columbus Monday night. Freshman Maya McDonald opened the scoring with a goal in the ninth minute of play that […]

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ST PAULS – Sophomore Kayleigh Raynor pitched a 4-hitter and struck out 13 batters to lead East Bladen to a 12-1 Three Rivers Conference softball victory over St. Pauls Monday night. Raynor led off the game with a double and scored when sophomore Alyssa Futrell lined a single to right field. The Lady Eagles tacked […]

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TAR HEEL –Hallsboro swept both ends of a Waccamaw Middle School softball double-header with Tar Heel Thursday by scores of 14-1 and 17-7. The Lady Tigers scored 8 runs in the opening inning of the opener and tacked on five more runs in the third. Brooke Priest batted 2-2 to lead the Tar Heel hitters. […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Sophomore Kayleigh Raynor pitched a 4-hitter to lead East Bladen to an 8-2 Three Rivers Conference softball victory over West Columbus Wednesday night. “We played well tonight,” said Lady Eagle Coach Chase Lancaster. “I am pleased. We owed them one.” West Columbus had rallied in their last at-bat to edge East Bladen in […]

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LAKE WACCAMAW – Freshman Maya McDonald scored two goals and dished out an assist to lead East Bladen to a 4-0 Three Rivers Conference girls soccer victory over East Columbus Wednesday night. In the eleventh minute of play, Lady Eagle senior Ashley Hardin sent a pass into junior Sydney Wober who touched it to McDonald […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – East Bladen rallied for eight runs in the fifth inning to defeat West Columbus 14-8 Wednesday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball action. The Vikings jumped in front with 6 runs in the first inning on 3 hits, 3 hit batsmen and a walk. East Bladen answered with 5 runs in the home […]

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Here are the results from the Southeastern Fellowship Senior Golf Association Tournament held Tuesday, April 9, at the Land O’ Lakes Golf Course in Whiteville. April 9, 2019–(60 Players) Next Tournament–Vineyard Golf Course First Flight– 1st Place–(52)–Kenny Stanley and Rob Conway 2nd Place–(46)–Emery White and J. D. Elliott 3rd Place–(45)–Ronnie Tart and Fred Atkinson Second […]

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ROWLAND – West Bladen exploded for ten runs in the third inning Tuesday night en route to a 13-2 Three Rivers Conference baseball victory over South Robeson. Senior Dalton Pait lined a lead-off double to left field in the first inning and advanced on junior Dawson Bryan’s fielder’s choice. After junior Nolan Bryant walked, senior […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – West Bladen’s Knights won their first Three Rivers Conference golf match of the season Monday posting a team score of 357 that beat six-match winner South Columbus’ total of 363 in the final regular season match at Vineyard Golf at White Lake. West Bladen’s Wyatt Bordeaux fired an 85 to finish second in […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN –Laura Davisson pitched a one-hitter and struck out 13 batters to lead Elizabethtown to a 19-0 non-conference middle school victory Monday over Emereau Charter. Davisson slammed a lead-off double in the first inning and Iveonna Ward walked. Both of them scored to put the Lady Cougars ahead 2-0. Lauren Council walked to start the […]

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Clarkton School of Discovery

CLARKTON-Karli Priest and Maddie Taylor teamed up to pitch a one-hitter and strike-out 5 batters as Clarkton School of Discovery defeated Tar Heel 17-0 Monday in Waccamaw Middle School softball action. Priest pitched 2 innings and allowed a hit and a walk while striking out four. Taylor struck out one in a perfect 1-2-3 third […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Freshman Maya McDonald fired in a pair of goals to lead unbeaten East Bladen to a 3-0 Three Rivers Conference girls soccer victory over South Columbus Monday night. The teams battled to a scoreless tie in the first half, before junior Sydney Wober drilled in a penalty kick in the 44th minute to […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Senior Anondre Ganus pitched 6 strong innings of relief, and his South Columbus Stallions overcame an early 7-1 deficit to claim an 11-8 Three Rivers Conference baseball victory over East Bladen Monday night. Ganus relieved starter Grayson Stocks in the second inning and allowed one run on 5 hits and 3 walks while […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN- Sophomore Jacob Priest pitched a one-hitter and struck out six batters Monday to lead East Bladen to a 5-0 Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball victory over South Columbus. Priest walked one and hit two batters. The only Stallion hit was a 2-out single by Aaron Cartrette in the third inning. The Eagles grabbed a […]

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BLADENBORO – West Columbus edged West Bladen 2-1 Monday night in Three Rivers Conference girls soccer action. Sophmore Josefina Taboada scored the West Bladen goal. The Lady Knights will host Red Springs Wednesday night. Share:

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Justin Moore of Tar Heel caught this gorgeous fish at Lu Mil Vineyard on Sunday afternoon. Moore said on a social media post about the catch, that he did release this fish back into the pond. The cost to fish at Lu Mil Vineyard is $2 per person and $3 per boat. Share:

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Shy’Asia Ratliff is a first baseman and clean-up hitter on Clarkton School of Discovery’s softball team, but softball is not her favorite sport. Shy started playing baseball at age 5 and according to Ray Johnson who has worked with her since she was 8-years-old, she is even better at playing baseball with the boys. Thursday […]

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HALLSBORO – A 7-run fourth inning propelled Hallsboro to an 12-1 Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball victory Thursday over Clarkton School of Discovery. C. J. Waddell walked, stole second and scored on George Nance’s sacrifice bunt to put the Tigers ahead 1-0 in the second inning. Lafon Monroe walked, stole second and raced to third […]

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WHITEVILLE –Williams Township pulled away with a 6-run sixth inning and defeated Tar Heel 10-2 Thursday in Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball action. Tar Heel’s I’Keir Murchison slammed a double to lead-off the game, stole third base and scored when Destin Montgomery cracked a single. Williams answered with 2 runs on 2 hits in the […]

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LAKE WACCAMAW – East Columbus scored 8 first-inning runs and went on to defeat West Bladen 16-1 Thursday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee softball action. West Bladen’s Armani Cowan reached base on a fielder’s choice in the third inning, stole second and third bases and scored when Kaylee Page swatted a single to left field. […]

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LAKE WACCAMAW – Alanna Deal and Rodsalind Harper slugged 2-run home runs during a 9-run sixth inning that carried East Columbus to a 17-7 Three Rivers Conference softball victory over West Bladen Thursday night. East Columbus took an 8-7 lead into the home sixth then used 8 hits, a walk, a hit batter and an […]

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NAKINA – Rylee Chadwick pitched a 2-hitter and struck out 12 batters to lead Bladenboro to a 6-1 Waccamaw Middle School Conference softball victory over Nakina Thursday. Chadwick walked one batter, and the Nakina first-inning run was unearned due to a 2-out error. Whitney McLean belted a single, and Kalli Bass was hit by a […]

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HALLSBORO – Clarkton School of Discovery rode a 6-run third-inning rally to a 16-13 Waccamaw Middle School Conference victory over Hallsboro Thursday. The Lady Blue Devils jumped in front 3-0 in the first inning. Karli Priest led off the game with a single but was retired on Emma Turbeville’s fielder’s choice. Addie Bowen smacked a […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN-Laura Davisson pitched a 3-hit shutout and struck out 9 batters Thursday to lead Elizabethtown to a 6-0 Waccamaw Middle School Conference softball victory over Whiteville Central. Davisson only walked one batter in the game and retired the final 12 batters that she faced. Davisson reached base on an error in the Elizabethtown third inning, […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Coleman Tatum pitched a no-hitter and struck out ten batters to lead undefeated Elizabethtown to an 11-1 Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball victory over Whiteville Central. The lone Whiteville run came in the fourth inning on a walk and a pair of throwing errors. Coleman Tatum walked only two batters in the game. […]

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RED SPRINGS – Darren Bowen pitched a 2-hit shutout and struck out 14 batters to lead Red Springs to a 3-0 victory over West Bladen Wednesday night in Three Rivers Conference baseball action. Junior Logan West and senior Jeremy Pait connected for one hit each for West Bladen. Junior Nolan Bryant pitched a complete game […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Mahki Cromartie pitched a 5-hitter and East Bladen exploded for 6 first inning runs en route to a 12-1 Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball victory over Red Springs Thursday. Jay McKoy and Tyler Hill started the Eagle first inning with singles. Dylan Fine launched a sacrifice fly that scored Jay McKoy, and Raymond […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Unbeaten Whiteville defeated East Bladen 7-2 Thursday in Three Rivers Conference boys tennis action. Singles: Bridger Warlick (W) defeated Jay McGill (EB) 6-2, 6-3 Jackson Bostic (EB) defeated Tyler Floyd (W) 6-3, 6-2 Jake Evans (EB) defeated Tanner Hester (W) 6-2, 6-4 Andrew Cahn (W) defeated Will Hester (EB)  6-1, 6-3 Bryce Russell (W) […]

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Golf

Don Salsbery of Brunswick County had a hole in one Thursday, April 4, at Vineyard Golf At White Lake. Salsbery, playing with Lenon Fisher, Mac Porter and David Cross aced the par 3 second hole. Share:

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ELIZABETHTOWN- Senior catcher Anna Kate White scored an insurance run then threw out a potential tying run in the seventh inning as East Bladen held off Red Springs 3-2 Thursday night in Three Rivers Conference softball action. With the Lady Eagles leading 2-1, White cracked a one-out single in the sixth inning, advanced on a […]

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Kayla Thompson opened the Gates Four Women’s Classic with a 2 over 74 and followed up the second round with another 2 over 74. The third round was Kayla’s undoing when she ballooned to an 8 over 80 for a three day total of 228 putting her in a tie for 19th place. Kayla is […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Junior Sydney Wober fired in a ‘Hat Trick’ of 3 goals Wednesday night as unbeaten East Bladen rolled to their eleventh straight win 6-0 over St. Pauls in Three Rivers Conference girls soccer action. Wober also recorded an assist in the game. Freshman Maya McDonald racked up 2 goals and an assist, and […]

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FAIRMONT – West Bladen came within a single stroke of ending South Columbus’ six-match winning streak in Three Rivers Conference golf action Monday at Fairmont Golf Club, but the Stallions prevailed 365-366. West Bladen’s Wyatt Bordeaux and Chad Garner both carded 88’s to finish tied for third in the individual competition behind medalist Caleb Click […]

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TAR HEEL – Daquan Cox batted 4-5 and scored 4 runs to lead Nakina to a 14-3 Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball victory over Tar Heel Monday. The Mustangs pulled away with 4 runs in the fifth for an 8-3 lead and tacked on 6 more runs in the seventh. Panther pitcher Destin Montgomery cracked […]

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CLARKTON – Michael Young pitched a complete-game 5-hitter and struck out 17 batters Monday to lead Bladenboro to a 14-6 Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball victory over Clarkton School of Discovery. Young struck out 12 of the final 13 batters that he faced and did not allow a base-runner after the third inning. Andre Moore […]

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Due to poor weather conditions the Tuesday, April 2nd, the Southeastern Fellowship Senior Golf Association tournament at Cheraw State Park has been cancelled. The next tourney will be April 9th, at Land O Lakes. A recap of the last three tournaments is listed below. Scotch Meadows Country Club March 26, 2019 (45 Players) 1st Place–(56)–Rudy […]

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RED SPRINGS – A 5-run second-inning rally propelled West Bladen to an 11-6 Three Rivers Conference jayvee softball victory over Red Springs Monday. The Lady Knights grabbed a quick 1-0 lead when sophomore Madison Walters reached base on a passed third strike and came around to score. Red Springs turned 2 walks, and J. Johnson’s […]

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WHITEVILLE – West Columbus edged West Bladen 5-4 Monday in Three Rivers Conference boys tennis action. Singles: Aaron Elkins (WC) defeated Jose Hernandez Osorio (WB) 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 Logan Enzor (WC) defeated Logan Lewis (WB) 7-5, 6-7 (2-7), 10-3 Victor Arellano (WB) defeated Timothy Britt (WC) 3-6, 6-3, 10-2 Eduardo Carranza (WB) defeated Ryan Meadows (WC) […]

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RED SPRINGS – A four-run fifth inning rally propelled Red Springs to a 9-4 Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball victory over West Bladen Monday. Two errors, two hits and a passed third strike keyed the Red Devil rally in the fifth that turned a 3-2 lead into a 7-2 advantage. The Knights grabbed a 1-0 […]

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East Bladen High School

ELIZABETHTOWN-Junior Patience Ward and freshman Maya McDonald combined for 7 goals and 2 assists Monday night to lead undefeated East Bladen to a 9-0 Three Rivers Conference girls soccer victory over West Bladen. Ward racked up a ‘Hat Trick’ plus one of 4 goals and added one assist. McDonald completed her ‘Hat Trick’ of 3 […]

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RED SPRINGS – Juniors Colby White and Logan West combined to pitch a 4-hitter Monday night as West Bladen defeated Red Springs 7-5 in the Three Rivers Conference baseball action. White pitched the first 5 innings and allowed 2 runs on 4 hits and 3 walks while striking out one to pick up the win. […]

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ST PAULS – East Bladen’s Eagles won their fifth consecutive match Monday with a 6-3 Three Rivers Conference boys tennis victory over St. Pauls. “It was a big win and avenged an earlier loss,” said Eagle Coach Terry Smith. “This should put us in a three-way tie for second-place.” Singles: Jay McGill (EB) defeated Israel […]

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RED SPRINGS – West Bladen exploded for 13 runs in the fourth inning en route to an 18-4 Three Rivers Conference softball mercy rule victory over Red Springs Monday night. Senior Conner Brisson reached base on an error to start the game, stole third base and darted home on freshman Hannah Pait’s fielder’s choice for […]

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CLARKTON – Addie Bowen singled and scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as Clarkton School of Discovery edged Bladenboro 6-5 Monday in Waccamaw Middle School Conference softball action. Bowen led off the seventh with a single to left. Shy’Asia Ratliff reached base on an error, and Lena Trinidad drew a […]

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RED SPRINGS – Red Springs boys edged East Bladen 69-66 in a 3-way Three Rivers Conference track and field meet Thursday, and the Red Springs girls outscored the Lady Eagles 71-59.5. West Columbus boys (11) and girls (30.5) placed third. Eagle junior Wisdom Northern won the 300 meter hurdles (49.2), tied for second in the […]

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Photos contributed by Mary Bell WHITEVILLE- West Bladen’s boys tied for first place with Whiteville in a 3-way Three Rivers Conference track and field meet Thursday. Both teams scored 77 points. South Robeson was third with 10 points. Whiteville won the girls meet with 94 points. West Bladen finished second with 45 points, and South […]

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Clarkton’s Kayla Thompson participated in the Salem Glenn CC “Challenge At The Glen” held this week in Clemmons. Thompson shot 83-73-78=234 to finish in 24th place. She will be playing in the Gates Four Women’s Classic at Gates Four Country Club near Fayetteville on April 2-4. Share:

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BLADENBORO – Sophmore Taylor West pitched a 7-hitter and struck out ten batters to lead West Bladen to a 13-10 Three Rivers Conference jayvee softball victory over Fairmont Friday. The Tornadoes scored an unearned run in the first inning, before West Bladen exploded for six runs in the second. Sophmore Armani Cowan led off with […]

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WHITEVILLE- East Bladen rallied from an early 5-0 deficit to defeat Whiteville 12-5 Friday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball action. The Wolfpack scored 5 two-out runs in the first inning on 4 hits, a walk and an error. The Eagles battled back in the second inning. Drew Sholar belted a single, Mahki Cromartie walked […]

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Photos by Kenneth Armstrong, www.kenarmphoto.com WHITEVILLE – A 4-run second-inning rally propelled Whiteville to a 6-4 Three Rivers Conference softball victory over East Bladen Friday night. East Bladen took an early 1-0 lead. Sophmore Alyssa Futrell hammered a double to left, and sophmore Jordan Kinlaw yanked a single to left. Junior Lorna Mendell slapped a […]

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BLADENBORO – Senior Conner Brisson batted 3-4 and knocked in 3 runs to lead West Bladen to a 10-4 Three Rivers Conference softball victory over Fairmont Friday night. Brisson doubled and scored 2 runs. Sophmore teammate Alyssa Suggs finished 2-2 at the plate with a double. Junior Kyla Reed doubled, drove in a run and […]

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Photos by Kenneth Armstrong, www.kenarmphoto.com WHITEVILLE – Senior Dylan Lawson and junior Jake Harwood combined to pitch a one-hitter and strikeout 11 batters as Whiteville defeated East Bladen 7-0 Friday night in Three Rivers Conference baseball action. Lawson allowed a second-inning single to Eagle sophmore Zach Meares and one walk while striking out ten batters […]

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BLADENBORO – West Bladen exploded for six runs in the fifth inning and went on to defeat Fairmont 9-3 Friday night in Three Rivers Conference baseball action. The Knights led 3-2 when junior Dawson Bryan was hit by a pitch to begin the fifth inning. Bryan stole second base and darted home when junior Nolan […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Freshman Maya McDonald scored both goals Thursday night to lead East Bladen to a 2-0 non-conference girls soccer victory over Scotland. Junior Sydney Wober and senior Ashley Hardin were credited with assists for the Lady Eagles who scored a goal in each half. “Our legs looked really heavy and it wasn’t the prettiest […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – Laura Davisson pitched a one-hitter and struck out 8 batters to lead Elizabethtown to a 16-0 non-conference softball victory over Emereau Charter Tuesday. Leah McGill belted a lead-off single in the first inning for the only hit for the Aviators. The Lady Cougars scored 9 runs in the first inning. Davisson led off […]

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WHITEVILLE – Unbeaten Whiteville defeated West Bladen 9-0 Thursday in Three Rivers Conference boys tennis action. Singles: Bridger Warlick (W) defeated Jose Hernandez Osorio (WB) 6-1, 6-3 Tyler Floyd (W) defeated Logan Lewis (WB) 6-0, 6-1 Tanner Hester (W) defeated Victor Arellano (WB) 2-6, 6-1, 10-8 Andrew Cahn (W) defeated Eduardo Carranza (WB)  6-0, 6-0 Bryce […]

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NAKINA – Coleman Tatum pitched a 3-hitter and struck out 11 batters to lead Elizabethtown to a 14-1 Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball victory over Nakina Thursday. Tatum walked only one batter and allowed a single run on two hits in the second inning. Coleman Tatum drew a one-out walk in the Cougar first inning, […]

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TAR HEEL – Lee Barnes pitched a complete game 9-hitter and struck out 7 batters to lead Clarkton School of Discovery to a 16-4 Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball victory over Tar Heel Thursday. Barnes didn’t walk a batter and only 3 of the 4 runs were earned. The righthander threw only 80 pitches – […]

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ELIZABETHTOWN – East Bladen’s Eagles won their fourth consecutive match Thursday with an 8-1 Three Rivers Conference boys tennis victory over Fairmont. Singles: Jay McGill (EB) defeated Javian Manning (F) 6-0, 6-1 Jackson Bostic (EB) defeated Eduardo Perez (F) 6-3, 6-3 Jake Evans (EB) defeated Jeremiah Dial (F) 6-1, 6-1 Will Hester (EB) defeated Mike […]

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NAKINA – Laura Davisson pitched a 2-hitter and struck out 15 batters Thursday to lead Elizabethtown to a 7-1 Waccamaw Middle School Conference softball victory over Nakina. Davisson did not walk a batter and allowed only an unearned run on an error in the third inning. The Lady Cougars took charge with a 5-run first […]

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BLADENBORO – Rylee Chadwick pitched a complete-game 6-hitter and struck out 11 batters to lead Bladenboro to a key 5-3 Waccamaw Middle School Conference softball victory over Hallsboro. With the victory Bladenboro moves into first place in the AA Division with a 4-1 division record and 4-2 overall mark. Karli Godwin slammed a first-inning home […]

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