04/22/2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 8:55 am Bladenboro Town Board to meet
  • 8:33 am The Cross marks celebration of Easter
  • 8:21 am Thoughts While Shaving
  • 8:13 am This Day in History for April 22
  • 6:43 am Bulldog Baseball Easter Tournament: Pinecrest 4, East Bladen 3
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Schedules for Bladen County Sports


 

Monday’s Sports Schedule

Monday, April 22

Bulldog Baseball Easter Tournament
At Terry Sanford High School
1 p.m. West Bladen vs. East Bladen
West Brunswick Softball Easter Tournament
At West Brunswick High School
1 p.m. East Bladen vs. West Brunswick
 
Bladen Recreation Blastball
At County Park
6 p.m. Emeralds vs. Rattlers Field #1
6 p.m. Mudcats vs. Muckdogs Field #2
6 p.m. RockHounds vs. Riverdogs Field #4
 

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Bulldog Baseball Easter Tournament: Pinecrest 4, East Bladen 3


East Bladen High SchoolFAYETTEVILLE – 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.  READ MORE

 

 


 


Bulldog Baseball Easter Tournament: Terry Sanford 6, West Bladen 2


West Bladen High School LogoFAYETTEVILLE –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. READ MORE

 



SPORTS FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 20


Track & Field: West Bladen Boys & Girls Second in TRC Meet


West Bladen High School Logo CERRO GORDO – Both the West Bladen girls and boys teams finished second to Whiteville Tuesday in a Three Rivers Conference track & field meet. READ MORE



Middle School Softball: Williams Township 14, Clarkton School of Discovery 10


 WHITEVILLE – Williams Township defeated Clarkton School of Discovery 14-10 Thursday to win the Waccamaw Middle School Conference’s AA Division softball championship. READ MORE

 


 


Track & Field: East Bladen Girls Second; Boys Third


East Bladen High SchoolST 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. READ MORE

 



SPORTS FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 19


Middle School Baseball: Elizabethtown 13, Tar Heel 0


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. READ MORE

 



Middle School Baseball: Bladenboro 11, Emereau Charter 1


BLADENBORO – Bladenboro scored 8 first-inning runs en route to an 11-1 non-conference baseball victory over Emereau Charter Thursday.  READ MORE

 

 



Girls Soccer St. Pauls 1, West Bladen 0

West Bladen High School LogoST. PAULS – St. Pauls scored a first-half goal Thursday night to edge West Bladen 1-0 in Three Rivers Conference girls soccer action. READ MORE


 


Softball West Bladen 16, St. Pauls 3

West Bladen High School LogoST PAULS – West Bladen pounded out 16 hits en route to a 16-3 Three Rivers Conference softball victory over St. Pauls Thursday night. READ MORE


 


JV Baseball West Bladen 9, St. Pauls 6

 

West Bladen High School LogoST PAULS – A six-run fourth inning rallied West Bladen to a 9-6 Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball victory over St. Pauls Thursday. READ MORE


 


Middle School Baseball Clarkton School of Discovery 6, Williams Township 4, 9 innings

 

Clarkton School of DiscoveryJa’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 a double to centerfield. A pair of Aggie errors allowed Richardson to score an insurance run. READ MORE


 


Aking Elting Named East Bladen Boys Basketball Coach

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. READ MORE


 


Boys Tennis: South Columbus 5, West Bladen 4


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. READ MORE

 

 


South Columbus Wins Three Rivers Golf Tournament

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. READ MORE

 


Middle School Baseball: Whiteville Central 10, Clarkton School of Discovery 5


Clarkton School of DiscoveryWHITEVILLE – 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. READ MORE

 


SPORTS FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 18


Elting tapped to lead Eagles basketball program

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. 


Southeastern Fellowship Senior Golf Association Plays Tourney At Vineyard Golf

Southeastern Fellowship Senior Golf Association played a tourney on Tuesday, April 16 at Vineyard Golf at White Lake.  Sixty-four players entered the tournament. READ MORE

 


Byron Gooden Bladen We Care Golf Tourney Update

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. READ MORE

 


JV Baseball: East Bladen 10, St. Pauls 3


East Bladen High SchoolST 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. READ MORE

 


 


Scholarship Golf Tournament coming soon 

As the weather begins to warm and the skies begin to brighten, what better way to welcome Spring than to play a round of golf. The third annual Rotary International Cup Golf Tournament will tee off on Friday, May 17, with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start at Vineyard Golf at White Lake.  READ MORE

 


Middle School Softball: Elizabethtown Clinches Division 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.  READ MORE

 


 


Middle School Softball: Clarkton School of Discovery 8, Whiteville Central 3

Clarkton School of DiscoveryWHITEVILLE – 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.  READ MORE


 


Girls Soccer: Whiteville 1, East Bladen 0

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. READ MORE


 


Baseball: East Bladen 4, East Columbus 3


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. READ MORE


 


Southeastern Fellowship Golf Association Plays April 16 Tourney At Vineyard Golf

Southeastern Fellowship Golf Association played at the Vineyard Golf Course on April 16th with 64 players participating.  READ MORE

 


 


Softball East Columbus 12, East Bladen 5

 

Bladen County SportsELIZABETHTOWN – League-leading East Columbus scored eight runs in the final 3 innings to pull out a 12-5 Three Rivers Conference softball victory over East Bladen Wednesday night.

The Lady Gators snapped a 4-4 tie in the fifth inning turning 2 hits, 3 errors and a passed ball into 4 runs for an 8-4 lead. READ MORE


SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17


Thundering Herd Begins Soon At Vineyard Golf At White Lake

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. READ MORE

 


JV Softball: East Columbus 18, West Bladen 3

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. READ MORE

 


Baseball: East Columbus 7, West Bladen 1

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. READ MORE


Middle School Softball: Bladenboro 24, Tar Heel 12


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.  READ MORE

 


Bladen County Dixie Youth Baseball Action

 
Clarkton held off the Bladenboro Reds 11-10 Monday night in Bladen County Dixie Youth Baseball League action. READ MORE

Three Rivers Conference Class 2A Tennis Tournament
Five Bladen Players Qualify for Regionals


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.  READ MORE

 

 


Middle School Baseball: Bladenboro 6, Tar Heel 4, 8 innings


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.  READ MORE

 


Middle School Baseball: Elizabethtown Sweeps Whiteville Central 6-2 & 7-1


WHITEVILLE –Elizabethtown swept a Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball double-header from Whiteville Central Monday by scores of 6-2 and 7-1.  READ MORE


JV Softball: West Bladen 22, West Columbus 2


West Bladen High School LogoBLADENBORO – 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. READ MORE 

 


Baseball: East Bladen 10, St. Pauls 0


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.  READ MORE

 


Softball: East Columbus 16, West Bladen 1


BLADENBORO – Senior Arianna Daniels pitched a 3-hitter Tuesday night as East Columbus defeated West Bladen 16-1 in Three Rivers Conference softball action.  READ MORE


SPORTS FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 16 


Hancock to Play In Tar Heel Cup 

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.  READ MORE

 

 


JV Baseball: West Bladen 8, West Columbus 5


West Bladen High School LogoCERRO 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. READ MORE

 

 


Girls Soccer: East Bladen 6, West Columbus 0


East Bladen High SchoolCERRO 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. READ MORE

 


Softball: East Bladen 12, St. Pauls 1


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. READ MORE


Baseball

West Columbus 8, West Bladen 2

 

CERRO GORDO – West Columbus pulled away with 5 runs in the seventh inning to defeat West Bladen 8-2 Monday night in Three Rivers Conference baseball action.

Dylan Blackwell doubled home Shawn Tyson who had walked to start the inning. READ MORE


Softball

West Columbus 5, West Bladen 3

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong

 

BLADENBORO – West Columbus rallied for 5 runs in the final two innings to defeat West Bladen 5-3 Monday night in Three Rivers Conference softball action.

West Bladen sophomore pitcher Shelby Pharr carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning with a 3-0 lead. READ MORE


Girls Soccer

St. Pauls 1, West Bladen 0

 

SoccerST PAULS – St. Pauls scored a second-half goal to edge West Bladen 1-0 Monday night in Three Rivers Conference girls soccer action. READ MORE


Three Rivers Conference Class 2A Boys Tennis Tournament

ELIZABETHTOWN- Two East Bladen doubles teams and West Bladen’s top singles player finished the opening day of the Three Rivers Conference Class 2A tennis tournament at East Bladen undefeated. READ MORE


 SPORTS FOR MONDAY, APRIL 15


Kyle Tatum Belts 4 Hits in Brunswick Sweep

 
BOLIVIA – East Bladen grad Kyle Tatum knocked in 4 runs with 4 hits Saturday to lead his Brunswick Community College Dolphins to a Region X baseball double-header sweep of Guilford Technical Community College by scores of 13-8 and 11-5. READ MORE

Hall of Fame for Former East Bladen Football Coach Bob Lewis

 

Former East Bladen football coach Bob Lewis was inducted into the North Carolina High School Hall of Fame Saturday in Cary at the Embassy Suites. 

During his professional career, Lewis coached the high school teams of Clinton, East Bladen, Harrells Christian, Pender, and Whiteville. READ MORE


East Bladen & West Bladen in Terry Sanford Easter Baseball Tournament

FAYETTEVILLE – Both East Bladen and West Bladen’s baseball teams will play in the 2019 Bulldog Baseball Easter Tournament at Terry Sanford High in Fayetteville. READ MORE

Rain Postpones All of Bladen’s High School Action

 
Bladen County SportsAll of the Fairmont at East Bladen and Whiteville at West Bladen baseball and softball games that were scheduled for Friday night were postponed due to rain and wet fields. READ MORE

Track & Field

East Bladen Girls Close Second, Boys Finish Second

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong

FAIRMONT – Whiteville edged East Bladen 90-87 Thursday in a Three Rivers Conference 4-team meet. West Columbus was third with 15 points followed by Fairmont with 11 points.  READ MORE

 


Trevor Lesane Drives in Two Runs In Erskine Victory

 
BRISTOL, TN – West Bladen grad Trevor Lesane knocked in two runs with a single Friday as his Erskine Flying Feet rolled to a 9-0 Conference Carolinas victory over King University.  READ MORE

 


Williams Township 7, Bladenboro 4, 8 Innings Middle School Softball

BLADENBORO – Williams Township scored 3 runs in the eighth inning Thursday for a 7-4 Waccamaw Middle School Conference softball victory over Bladenboro. READ MORE


Williams Township 3, Bladenboro 1 Middle School Baseball

BLADENBORO –Williams Township pushed across two runs in the third inning to defeat Bladenboro 3-1 Thursday in Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball action. READ MORE


 


Hallsboro Sweeps Tar Heel 5-3 & 7-6 Middle School Baseball

TAR HEEL – Hallsboro swept both ends of a Waccamaw Middle School Conference baseball double-header from Tar Heel Thursday by scores of 5-3 and 7-6.  READ MORE


Middle School Softball

Hallsboro Sweeps Tar Heel 14-1 and 17-7

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. READ MORE


West Bladen High School to host mini volleyball camp

West Bladen High School LogoWest Bladen Coach Gaye Davis has announced a mini-volleyball camp to be held at the school on July 15-16 for ages 8-16. Early registration fee is $50 in advance and includes a T-shirt or $60 on the first day of camp. READ MORE

 

 


Softball: East Bladen 8, West Columbus 2

East Bladen High SchoolELIZABETHTOWN – 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.  READ MORE 

 


Girls Soccer: East Bladen 4, East Columbus 0

East Bladen High SchoolLAKE 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. READ MORE

 


JV Baseball: East Bladen 14, West Columbus 8

East Bladen High SchoolELIZABETHTOWN – East Bladen rallied for eight runs in the fifth inning to defeat West Columbus 14-8 Wednesday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee baseball action.  READ MORE


East Bladen 5, West Columbus 4 Baseball

 
East Bladen High SchoolELIZABETHTOWN – East Bladen rallied for four runs in the fifth inning to edge West Columbus 5-4 Wednesday night in a battle for second-place in the Three Rivers Conference baseball standings. READ MORE
 
 

Clinton 5, West Bladen 1 Baseball

 

West Bladen High School LogoBLADENBORO – Gabe Moore’s 2-run single keyed a 3-run seventh inning that sealed a 5-1 non-conference baseball victory for Clinton over West Bladen Wednesday night.  READ MORE


East Bladen 8, West Bladen 1 Boys Tennis

 
 
BLADENBORO – East Bladen defeated West Bladen 8-1 Wednesday in Three Rivers Conference boys tennis action. It was the eighth win in their last nine matches for Coach Terry Smith’s Eagles.  READ MORE

Hallsboro 15, Bladenboro 12

 
Bladen County SportsHALLSBORO –A 5-run sixth-inning rally snapped a 10-10 tie and propelled Hallsboro to a 15-12 Waccamaw Middle School Conference softball victory over Bladenboro Wednesday. READ MORE

 


West Bladen 6, Red Springs 0 Girls Soccer

 

SoccerBLADENBORO – Junior Alyssa Smith made four saves and recorded a shutout in goal Wednesday night as her West Bladen Lady Knights defeated Red Springs 6-0 in Three Rivers Conference girls soccer action. READ MORE

 


West Bladen 7, Clinton 6 JV Baseball

BLADENBORO – Sophomore Kendall Johnson doubled home the tying and go-ahead runs in the fifth inning as West Bladen rallied for a 7-6 non-conference jayvee baseball victory over Clinton Wednesday. READ MORE

 

 

Dixie Boys Baseball Registration Underway

 
Bladen County SportsBladen County Recreation’s Dixie Boys Baseball Registration (ages 13-14) is underway and will be open until May 3rd.  Registration fee is $30. Age is determined as of May 1st. READ MORE
 

 


30th Annual Bladen We Care Golf Tournament Scheduled For April 25

One of the most successful charity golf tournaments in North Carolina is scheduled for Vineyard Golf at White Lake on April 25 with a rain date of May 2. READ MORE

 


Golf Tournament to benefit Bladen County Students

Contributed

The Elizabethtown Rotary Club has been distributing scholarships for years to local high school students. This year the club has a goal to award even more scholarships according to their President, Col. Roy Allen. READ MORE

 


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